Tag Archives: resurrection
Building for the Kingdom
In my last post I talked about the Christian hope of resurrection – of heaven coming to earth at the second coming of Christ so that the whole creation is healed and purged of evil and suffering forever. That hope raises some questions. If it’s true, then what are we meant to do now? HowContinue reading “Building for the Kingdom”
If you asked most Christians what the Christian hope for the future was they would probably say something about going to heaven when you die. That is the assurance given to those who put their trust in Jesus Christ. The man crucified with Jesus who turned to him in faith was promised that he wouldContinue reading “Advent Sunday”
It is finished!
… when Jesus knew that all was now finished, he said, ‘I am thirsty.’ A jar full of sour wine was standing there. So they put a sponge full of the wine on a branch of hyssop and held it to his mouth. When Jesus had received the wine, he said, ‘It is finished.’ ThenContinue reading “It is finished!”
Love Story #2
The love story of God for his world foreshadowed in the wedding at Cana begins (rather mysteriously): “On the third day…”. What does this mean? Read the first chapter of the Gospel carefully and you discover that John is describing the opening week of Jesus’ ministry – the week when God launches the re-creation ofContinue reading “Love Story #2”