Monthly Archive: October 2016

Oct 28 2016

Pew Leaflet Sunday 28 October 2016

In the Bible, God’s forgiveness is given before we even know that we need it – that’s the miracle of Christ’s life, death and resurrection, and it is demonstrated in the Zacchaeus story which is the Gospel reading for this week. But, when forgiveness touches our hearts, it automatically leads us into two responses. The …

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Oct 21 2016

Pew Leaflet Sunday 23rd October 2016

One of the big challenges for those who have followed Jesus for any length of time is that we can begin to feel like we’ve got everything sorted out. We may begin to think that we have reached some kind of perfection and that we are better than those who do not share our faith. …

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Oct 14 2016

Pew Leaflet Sunday 16 October 2016

Ultimately prayer is not about the words we speak. It’s about bringing our entire lives under the Reign of God – which is how we pray without ceasing. When we move away from seeing prayer as a way to manipulate things according to our desires, and embrace it as a way to change ourselves according …

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Oct 07 2016

Pew Leaflet Sunday 9 October 2016

REFLECTION FOR THE TWENTY FIRST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST It is significant that the group of Jewish lepers in today’s story included one Samaritan. Under normal circumstances, Jews did not associate with Samaritans. But once they had been cast out of decent society because of their illness, these Jewish lepers could no longer to be exclusive. …

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