Monthly Archives: January 2012

1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39 – Changing the presentation of the unchanging gospel

One of the challenges that is often made to the Church is that the Church should ‘get into the 21st Century’.  There is an understanding that the reason the Church should make changes is to keep in step with what … Continue reading

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Mark 1:21-28 – People of Integrity not Perfection

One of the early patriarchs of the church said, and I paraphrase, because I do not remember the exact quote, ‘Lord, I can never be right with you, but what pleases you is that I want to be right with … Continue reading

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Mark 1:14-20 – Repent and Believe

In order to believe something you need to stop believing in something else.  This is a rather philosophical statement, but in the context of Jesus’ proclamation recorded in the gospel reading this morning, “The time is fulfilled, and thekingdomofGodhas come … Continue reading

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