Monthly Archive: February 2017

Feb 24 2017

Pew Leaflet Sunday 26 February 2017

As we reflect on the Transfiguration, our task is to recognize the way God’s glory is revealed in Jesus – not just in his miracles and resurrection, but also in his sacrificial death. We can take comfort in God’s affirmation of Jesus because it reveals something of God’s heart. We all face times of struggle, …

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Feb 17 2017

Pew Leaflet 19 February 2017

If we really want to “be perfect as God is perfect” we must learn to love our enemies. This means that it’s not enough to just refuse to retaliate. We must also seek the best for those who hurt us. And, if doing this makes us like God, we can’t even find refuge in the …

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Feb 10 2017

Pew Leaflet Sunday 12 February 2017

If you look at all the “laws” Jesus offers in today’s reading you will see that he moves from outward observance to heart attitude in every case. Instead of focussing on murder, Jesus confronts anger. Instead of adultery, he confronts lust and the abuse of women in divorce. In place of vow-making, Jesus calls for …

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Feb 03 2017

Pew Leaflet Sunday 5 Feb 2017

The metaphor of salt and light is a powerful one. Neither salt nor light are valuable because of what they are in themselves. Salt is valuable because it brings out the flavour in food, and light is valuable because it brings out the colour and beauty of the world. In these verses Jesus is calling …

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