Tag Archives: God

My Father Is Working

John 5:2-17 Healing at the pool of Bethesda. Now there is in Jerusalem by the Sheep Gate a pool, in Aramaic called Bethesda, which has five roofed colonnades. In these lay a multitude of invalids–blind, lame, and paralyzed. (John 5:2-3) … Continue reading

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A Psalm of Lament

Psalm 79 is a communal lament. The writer of Psalm 79, as in other psalms of lament, complains to God.How long, O LORD? Will you be angry forever? Will your jealousy burn like fire? (Psalm 79:5)  Does God allow us … Continue reading

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Precepts and Promises

And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and … Continue reading

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Incarnation

John’s Gospel looks at the life of Jesus in a different way to Matthew, Mark and Luke. He is looking for deeper meaning, and he begins this gospel with an astonishing passage: John 1:1-18.  There are a lot of things … Continue reading

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I Am Yours and You Are Mine

When lovers say this to each other, it’s a relationship of equals. A human being on either side, committing themselves to each other. Making promises, and finding comfort in each other’s commitment.  When we say it to God in some … Continue reading

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Lessons From Esther: Godincidences

A Godincidence is an event that could have been a coincidence, but all the evidence points to God being in control of circumstances. How often do we miss the move of God in our lives because we’re not paying attention? … Continue reading

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Lessons from Esther: God’s Timing

Our time, Chronos time, is measured in days, weeks and years. God’s time, Kairos time, is set in eternity. Kairos is an ancient Greek word meaning the right, or opportune time. The moment is right when God says it is. … Continue reading

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