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Tax Collectors and Prostitutes

The second half of the reading this weekend was pretty insulting.  Jesus was talking to the chief priests and elders – the big wigs.  In response to their answer that the first son did what his father wanted, he told them that tax collectors and prostitutes would enter the kingdom of God before they did.  186 more words


It is your personal responsibility to carry your own cross

And whoever does not take his cross and follow me is not worthy of me. Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. 203 more words

Jesus Christ

Two sons

This weekend, the Gospel was about two sons who were asked to work in a vineyard by their father.  One said no and then went, the other said yes, and did not go.  164 more words


God's Blunt Instruments

I get so tired of how Christians think they should show ‘love’ to others. They’ve got clear instructions in their holy book about how to do this but as with so many of their beliefs, they by-pass the commands of their saviour, to come up with their own, less costly ways of ‘loving’ their neighbour. 584 more words

The Impossibility Of Faith

When Jesus Isn't Enough

The young pastor peered intensely at me through searching brown eyes, trying hard to articulate his dilemma. “Tell me, please tell me, how can I move my ministry into these wonderful things that have been promised to me and that I so desire? 1,387 more words

Bread For The Bride

"As I was Praying The Lord’s Prayer"

ME:        Our Father who art in heaven

GOD:     YES?

ME:        Don’t interrupt me.  I’m praying.


ME:        Called you?  No, I didn’t call you.  1,006 more words

Holy Spirit

Our God Makes No Sense, Thank God.

Sunday September 28, 2014. Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32.

Did any of you catch that Stephen Hawking said there is no God… 942 more words