St John & St Mark Church Bury
To know, grow and show the love of God
At some stage, God’s plans will intersect with our own sense of being and purpose. We need to listen and hear and respond. To say: “send me”.
There will be more tail wagging in heaven over one sinner that repents than over 99 righteous persons who need no repentance!
But back from Renton to Moses and the original ‘Choose Life’ monologue from which this was all shamelessly, if maybe unwittingly, pinched.
That’s what the Books of Proverbs is about. Every single moment is a lesson, if we choose to take the opportunity to learn.
Compassion sees broken bodies & broken souls and then does something about it. Because God is not interested in religion but in human beings.
Jesus was an agitator, not a pacifier. He started fires to bring justice for all. God’s love causes division because it makes people uncomfortable.
May the faithfulness of Abraham and Sarah be an example to us so that we too may prove faithful and hopeful in whatever the future holds for us.
That said, don’t you wish Jesus had replied: Martha, go and put your feet up. And to the disciples: Come on boys, we’re going to the kitchen
It’s possible for us to identify with any of the characters in this story. The man in the ditch, the one who cares & the ones who walk on by.
Jesus started his church with a bunch of men and women that we know about from the Gospels. For the…
Do you ever wonder if your church or organisation or your place of work would cease to function, that the…
I want you to help me with this. If I say: ‘No longer Jew or Greek,’ you say: ‘no longer slave or free, no longer male and female.’
I bind unto myself this day the strong name of the Trinity. The Creator’s gifts of earth and sky, the flowing creeks and fertile land…
If you’re wanting a quiet life, then the very last thing you want to do is to go looking for a prayer meeting. Luke puts on the style…
No matter how rubbish, how disappointed, angry or frightened we feel, there’s hope. But there’s a challenge for us too. An expectation of us.
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