Back to basics: the kingdom 9

 2015-07.5 Matthew 5:21-22 Friday, February 20, 2015 Kingdom attitudes in the whole of life Millions of BBC1 EastEnders followers have been preoccupied this week with the 30th anniversary episode about who killed Lucy Beale. Thankfully physical murder is rare in real life, but the murder of reputation happens around us every day.  Matthew 5:21Jesus said: “You…

Back to basics: the kingdom 9

2015-07.4   Matthew 5:17-19   Thursday, February 19, 2015   Dig down and the foundation is there   Jesus’ teaching builds on the lasting foundations of the Law, rather like the relatively modern church of St Petka, Belgrade, which rises out of Roman foundations dating from the 2nd century AD   Matthew 5:17-19 Jesus said:…

Leading the Way of Community 3

2014-10.3 Galatians 4:30 and 5:1 Wednesday, March 5, 2014 Which covenant are you choosing today? A lot of rules to remember – and we know the penalties that apply if we break any of them! WE DISCUSSED yesterday an environment that is uncommon on earth today, that attracts and hosts the presence of God: a…

The empowering of Pentecost 4

Acts 2: 2-4 Thursday, May 16, 2013 The empowering of Pentecost 4 – all of them filled with the Holy Spirit 2 Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3 They saw what seemed to be tongues of fire that…