Truth, humility and justice

This is a sermon given on the first Sunday of Lent this year, based on Mark 1.9-15 (the lectionary Gospel reading for the day) with a side glance at the New Testament reading – 1 Peter 3.18-end. There is a brief mention of “our team”, which is a reference to our local team of churchesContinue reading “Truth, humility and justice”

Love Story #8 The water had become wine

Can we really believe that Jesus turned water into wine at the wedding in Cana? Many people believe not. The Scottish philosopher David Hume has been influential in shaping our culture’s scepticism about miracles. Writing at the end of the eighteenth century, he described a miracle as “a violation of the laws of nature”. IContinue reading “Love Story #8 The water had become wine”