St John & St Mark Church Bury
To know, grow and show the love of God
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 that if your church or organisation or your place of work would cease to function, then…
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.
“Have you believed because you have seen me?” Jesus says to our twin brother, Tom. With the eyes of his heart, Tom saw the God become man.
God sustained us in the past and will take us through the present and into the future too. But, but, he may do it in a completely new way.
What do we get told? “There I told you so! You never listen to me or take any notice! You’ve got your comeuppance!
As we’ve seen in response to Ukraine from everyday people in Poland and other European countries – there is enough of that love to go around.
Who are you? What kind of Christian are you? Indeed, what kind of person are you? And how often do you think about it?
Here we are at the Transfiguration. The earthly Jesus, the Chosen One, shares the company of two men who are now residents of heaven.
In Luke, we’ve had Jesus the Son of Man, Jesus as King, Jesus the bringer of good news to the poor. Today he is the man who calmed the sea.
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