Stepping up to God’s Call 2 Kings 2:1-2, 6-14 – Galatians 5:1, 13-25 – Luke 9:51-62 For me the theme that comes out of today’s readings is Stepping up to God’s Call in your life. For Elisha, that meant taking over the call of Elijah, or taking the mantle of Elijah; mantle was another name Read more about Stepping up to God’s Call – 2013-06-30 – Sermon[…]
The theme that runs through our readings today is discipline. We learn that we must discipline our minds. Now that is not the “tell-off” discipline, but rather the ordering, or structuring of our minds. We must discipline them. And it is not a draconian discipline, where we only allow our minds to experience certain things, but rather it is the discipline of controlling what we are exposed to, and making sure that our minds get a balanced diet. We don’t just want to feed our mind on junk food, rather our minds require a balance of input.
Standing strong Galatians 2 This week we carry on with chapter 2 of Paul’s letter to the Galatians. The theme is standing strong. To stand strong, to stand tall you need to know what your calling is. Others will try and tell you at times what it is, or what it is not, but only Read more about Standing Strong – 2013-06-16 – Sermon on Galatians 2[…]
Galatians Week 1 – an introduction You might have noticed two things over the years. Firstly that the lectionary, or our cycle of readings sometimes goes completely through a new-testament letter. The second thing, is that I almost always concentrate on the gospel, and not the new testament letterz. Well, for the next few weeks Read more about Galatians introduction – 2013-06-02 – Sermon on Galatians 1[…]