Monthly Archives: April 2014

Hang on to the Friday

I love Easter! I do! I love the fact that I believe with every fibre of my being that Jesus Christ smashed the powers of death and hell. I love the great resurrection shout, ‘Alleluia! Christ is risen!’ which can … Continue reading

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Papers for Bro Cybi Easter Vestry

Vestry agendaThe Easter Vestry takes place soon: The Report The papers and agenda can be found by clicking the above links

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Holy Saturday: Impotence or Harrowing

It is far too early in the morning for theological reflection. However, just a thought. Why is it that Jesus cannot be dead today? Why do we need to think necessarily of this as a time of smashing the gates … Continue reading

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Holy Saturday: Holy One of Israel

Holy Saturday should not become Easter Sunday. The first Holy Saturday would have been an entirely numbingly bleak affair. The one on whom Jesus’ followers had begun tentatively to pin their hopes had gone. He was not in the next … Continue reading

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Maundy Thursday: The Servant

Mark 10:45 with the following words placed on the lips of Jesus For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve, and to give his life as a ransom for many” sets the scene for … Continue reading

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Holy Wednesday: Son of Man

Of all the phrases used by Jesus to describe himself; the term ‘one like a son of man’ is used most often. There has been some suggestion that perhaps it was not a title after all, but means something like … Continue reading

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Holy Tuesday: Son of God

Holy Tuesday Son of God It is interesting that the ancient kings of Israel were declared to be the son of God at their coronations. We have a brief snippet of that liturgy in Psalm 2: 7 The LORD said … Continue reading

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