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Good Friday
April 10, 2020

Good Friday

I once preached a sermon at a baby’s baptism and emphasised the link between baptism and Jesus’ death. That’s the link with Jesus – at his death – that’s the connecting point and the rest – life and blessings – flow from there. A few days later I received some feedback that the family and […]

April 19, 2019

Good Friday

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, who gave himself for our sins to deliver us from the present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father, to whom be the glory forever and ever. Amen. (Galatians 1:3-5 ESV) There’s nothing like being blunt. Today […]

March 30, 2018

Good Friday

Shortly after the triumphal procession into Jerusalem, in the intense days of celebrity status due to the raising of Lazarus with crowds cheering, religious leaders worried, the disciples bewildered, and even the Gentiles – in this case some Greeks – wanting to see Jesus, we find Jesus who can see what lies ahead and is […]

April 3, 2015

Good Friday

What did the centurion see? And when the sixth hour had come, there was darkness over the whole land until the ninth hour. And at the ninth hour Jesus cried with a loud voice, “Eloi, Eloi, lema sabachthani?” which means, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” And some of the bystanders hearing […]

April 17, 2014

Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter

MAUNDY THURSDAY Living with God: It is a bloody business But when Christ appeared as a high priest of the good things that have come, then through the greater and more perfect tent (not made with hands, that is, not of this creation) he entered once for all into the holy places, not by means […]

March 31, 2013

We are what we eat

MAUNDY THURSDAY We are what we eat For this is the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel after those days, declares the Lord: I will put my law within them, and I will write it on their hearts. And I will be their God, and they shall be my people. (Jeremiah […]