Jesus tempted in the wilderness

Opportunity Beckons

Luke 4.1-13 Introduction So, we have reached the season of Lent. We might see this time as a kind of spiritual detox, where we give up chocolate and pray a lot instead. Or we might see it as a drudge, or a duty, or just as irrelevant. Or we might think it’s all a bit … Continue reading Opportunity Beckons

What’s Your Passion?

Jeremiah 31.31-34 / Hebrews 5.5-10 / John 12.20-33 5th Sunday of Lent / Year B I don’t know what sort of things you’re passionate about.   When I say passionate I mean that you feel gripped by them, unable to let them go – you want to spend lots of time doing them because they … Continue reading What’s Your Passion?

Elijah, Elisha and Transfiguration

2 Kings 2.1-12 & Mark 9.2-9 Sunday next before Lent/Year B   This week I’ve been up in my attic rummaging through old things. I don’t go up there much because there’s a danger of meeting spiders, but for some reason I had an urge to do some clearing out, and it’s not a big … Continue reading Elijah, Elisha and Transfiguration