Monthly Archives: March 2013

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SATURDAY

A blog post from last year reposted When I preached regularly the Saturday of Easter weekend always seemed in some ways to me to be almost a day without meaning. The message of Good Friday flowed clearly from the cross … Continue reading

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Wounds that Heal

My sermon notes from a Maundy Thursday service reflecting on Isaiah 53 When Jesus disciples wanted to try and understand explain the significance of Jesus death there was passage that they turned to more often than any other, that is … Continue reading

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Are You A Distant Disciple?

Another Holy Week blog updated a bit Mark 14:43-65 Betrayal and Arrest 43 Immediately while He was still speaking, Judas, one of the twelve, *came up accompanied by a crowd with swords and clubs, who were from the chief priests … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Alternative to the “End Times Nuts”

An old blog post up dated Mark 13:14-37 (NIV) 14 “When you see ‘the abomination that causes desolation’[a] standing where it[b] does not belong—let the reader understand—then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains. 15 Let no … Continue reading

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Authenticity, Tears & Grace

Some reflections from my reading today. Mark 14:66 While Peter was below in the courtyard, one of the servant girls of the high priest came by. 67 When she saw Peter warming himself, she looked closely at him. You also … Continue reading

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Jesus Is A Disappointment

my notes for a Palm Sunday sermon on preached at Gateway Community Church, Perth As a preacher I have probably created a fair amount of confusion in Church BUT I can vividly remember the first time I felt really confused … Continue reading

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THE CHURCH JESUS PRAYED FOR

I have been working on a sermon on John 17 all week and this morning I have felt like things have really come together. Its felt like God speaking directly into me and my situation rather than just sermon prep. … Continue reading

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