Father & Son: Luke 3.15-22

It’s the season of Epiphany, which means “Manifestation” or “Revelation”. And this Sunday we get to the baptism of Jesus, where the crowds – themselves waiting to be baptised – hear the voice from heaven proclaim “You are my Son, whom I love”. This Father:Son relationship is at the heart of Christian faith: the CreedsContinue reading “Father & Son: Luke 3.15-22”

Two kinds of fear

During the last week of his life Jesus had several encounters with the authorities in Jerusalem where they tried to trap him with tricky questions but found instead that they were the ones who got caught out. In Matthew’s Gospel the sequence begins with the chief priests and elders of the people challenging Jesus aboutContinue reading “Two kinds of fear”