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"Our Anxieties and God's Care" (1 Peter 4:12-19; 5:6-11; John 17:1-11)

Seventh Sunday of Easter
May 28, 2017

“Our Anxieties and God’s Care” (1 Peter 4:12-19; 5:6-11; John 17:1-11)

What are your anxieties? What are you worried about? 2,296 more words


Sunday: Morning Prayer


We are currently in the season of Eastertide.  Easter is the annual celebration of the resurrection of the Lord, and has been observed from the earliest days of the church.   1,537 more words


This is Eternal Life

John 17.1-11

We’ve somehow gotten the image that eternal life is some sort of never-ending grind or an experience in the Hereafter where we “sit on clouds playing harps until our pipe cleaner halos fall off from boredom.” (Capon) Actually reading the New Testament suggests this is a bit of… 705 more words


Architecture & Interior Design Bundt for Easter (58.2) by apfff on Flickr. via Tumblr

Architecture & Interior Design Bundt for Easter (58.2) by apfff on Flickr. via Tumblr

Up! Up and (not) Away!

This is the text of the message I prepared for Lakes Entrance Uniting Church for Sunday 28th May 2017.  It follows the readings for Ascension. 2,013 more words

JESUS: Philip Interprets Scripture, by Mark G. Boyer

Scripture:The eunuch (a court official of Candace, queen of Ethiopia) asked Philip, “About whom, may I ask you, does the prophet Isaiah say this: ‘Like a sheep he was led to the slaughter, and like a lamb silent before its shearer, so he does not open his mouth,’ about himself or about someone else?”  Then Philip began to speak, and starting with this scripture, he proclaimed to him the good news about Jesus.  522 more words