11yrs ago I chose to love… what I mean by that is that I chose to acknowledge that the feelings in my heart were consistent with what I understood love to be, and then I chose to externalise those feelings- I told someone that I loved them, and that I would like them to consider spending the rest of their life in close enough proximity to me, and in a formalised relationship that we might live together and be married to each other. 453 more words
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“‘For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.'” 213 more words
Primary Source: Selections from Matthew 5-7 (The Sermon on the Mount) (Introduction to Western Civilization 5.3
43 Ye have heard that it hath been said, Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.
44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you; 163 more words
This weekend I really wanted to speak about a parable in a way that made the most of what it is- its a story, and so I decided to write a story about it, or at least talk about it as a story rather than anything else… so this is (as always, approximately) what I said about Mathew 25- the parable of the sheep and the goats: 1,073 more words
In our service today, in his sermon Peter read from Matthew 6:5-13 ‘Prayer;’ and discussed the importance of contemplative prayer.
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Christ the King Sunday. November 23, 2014. Ezekiel 34:11-16, 20-24; Psalm 100; Ephesians 1:15-23; Matthew 25:31-46.
The image of God is at stake. If the Church doesn’t advocate for one, it needn’t worry about a lack: secular Christianity will impose a God of its own. 1,046 more words