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Remembering what we would rather forget

According to the New Testament, there is only one occasion when Jesus asks, indeed commands, to be remembered.  No doubt, like any good teacher, especially within an oral culture where little was written down, Jesus will have used memorable phrases … Continue reading

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Jesus is risen!

From time to time, someone asks me if I believe in the resurrection of Jesus.  It is usually framed in such a way as to anticipate a negative or, at least, ambiguous response.  Rather than scratching my beard, adjusting my … Continue reading

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Judgement

‘It is appointed for mortals to die once, and after that judgement.’ Heb 9.27 Not very long ago I watched an episode of ‘Who do you think you are?’ – it’s a programme about ancestry, which features the family tree … Continue reading

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Remembering our loved ones

THE PLACE of remembering: Whereas the work of grief is done, Memory recovers its perspective. Letting the dead one go, With aching sense of loss, Opens the way to finding again A rounded person, gifts and faults Delights and irritations; … Continue reading

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