It's not over! Yes, you read that right. We don't return to life before Easter, because every Sunday, indeed every day, is Easter day for the Christian - there's no going back. We are not caught in some pagan cycle of continual death and rebirth, but rather one of forward movement and progression, whereby having … Continue reading Living in the Power of the Resurrection
Month: Apr 2014
Found myself reflecting on the words of an old hymn at Easter and suddenly realising afresh the powerful meaning of them... Look! you saints the sight is glorious! See the man of sorrows now! From the fight returned victorious, Every knee to Him shall bow. Crown Him, crown Him! Crowns become the victors brow! These … Continue reading The Champion!
The Black Friday that is Good!
A black Friday that's good? Strange to our ears isn't it, calling it Good Friday, after all what is good about it, it's about someone's death, and more particularly the death of Jesus Christ, the co-equal Son of God the Father, and co-creator with the Father and the Spirit of the universe and the giver … Continue reading The Black Friday that is Good!
His Church is Marching On
Just recently I was involved in running a module on the history of the church, and in doing so I was struck by the dynamic history of the church and it's far reaching impact upon the world - yes there are the bad bits, the bits that the atheist will be quick to point to … Continue reading His Church is Marching On