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‘An invitation to be’

THERE IS ONE VOCATION we all inherit.  We do not choose it; it chooses us. That vocation is living.  Paradoxically, whilst most of us possess the power to end our lives, we have no control over whether we exist or, … Continue reading

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I appointed you to go and bear fruit that will last

We go into the world not because we’re worthy, or experienced or even suitable, mostly. We go because God’s called and summoned us and sent us out to bear fruit that will last.

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Isaiah, Trust and vocation

Isaiah lived through a turbulent time of Jewish history, though most Jewish history has been turbulent. He lived in Jerusalem and was called to be a prophet in the year that King was I died in 739 BC when he … Continue reading

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Jesus’ Hidden Years

As many of you will know, in 2013 we celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the consecration of the new St Mark’s and we can look forward to a number of special events to commemorate this important milestone.  One project that … Continue reading

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Artistry of Faith: Pursuing Vocation

A SINGLE BIBLICAL reference informs us that Jesus was a carpenter (Mark 6.3; cf Matthew 13.55), although the Greek word, as with its Aramaic equivalent, when understood within a first-century Palestinian context, communicated a broader range of meaning than the … Continue reading

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