Miracles, Faith and Free Will

6th Sunday after Trinity / Proper 9 Mark 6.1-13 / 2 Corinthians 12.2-10   Mark tells us that Jesus has come home to Nazareth after performing a string of miracles, but if he’s hoping for some rest and comfort among his family, friends and neighbours, he’s going to be disappointed. He goes to the synagogue … Continue reading Miracles, Faith and Free Will

Manifesto for the Kingdom

Some thoughts on The Sermon on the Mount, given at Morning Prayer:   We’re very familiar with the Sermon on the Mount, when Jesus sat and taught the crowds, but Jesus is doing more than just telling us how we should behave. This is an announcement, a manifesto, a policy document, if you like, about … Continue reading Manifesto for the Kingdom