Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

How hard is it raining?

Pentecost 1c – Sunday 26th May 2013 – Trinity Sunday John 16: 12-15 Oldham has a reputation for inclement weather. Completely justified, I must add. In our house, in preparing to start the day, the shout usually goes up: “How … Continue reading

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Chosen and marked by love

Epiphany 1c/Baptism of Jesus – Sunday 13th January 2012 Luke 3: 15-17, 21-22 Happy New Year! How’s your New Year’s Resolution list going? How many items did you choose to place upon it this year? Main topics often concern weight … Continue reading

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Is this a spare Sunday?

Trinity Sunday – Sunday 19th June 2011 Matthew 28: 16-20 Trinity Sunday is not always a Sunday that I easily understand. Why is it in the church calendar? Is it just a doctrine to be taught? Does it not really … Continue reading

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Wake up and smell the coffee

Pentecost – Sunday 12th June 2011 Acts 2: 1-21 Just got back from my local Costa Coffee. It was a meeting, honest. I didn’t just nip out for a quick fix – although the temptation is very real. For a … Continue reading

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Tense, nervous headache?

Easter 6a – Sunday 29th May 2011 John 14: 15-21 There’s been a lot of tension in the air at our house this week. Stress. Pressure. Anxiety. Call it what you will, it stalked the corridors, hid in the cupboard … Continue reading

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Does God have a beard?

Lent 4a – Sunday 3rd April 2011 John 9: 1-41 Since the dawn of time we’ve always had questions on our minds. Plenty as a child. Plenty as adults. From day one we are seekers. Seekers after the truth. Seekers … Continue reading

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