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Parables – 180617

Mark 4:26-34 Today’s reading is the Lectionary Gospel reading set down to be read in worship settings all around the world. In it, Jesus is telling stories, stories he called parables. The word parable comes from two Greek root words – para (alongside, together or with) and ballo (to throw) – thrown together. In essence […]

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A Road Less Travelled – 180513

Acts 1:15-17 AND 21-26 & Luke 24:13-17 AND 28-35  & Luke 24:13-17 AND 28-35 This week we celebrate Ascension Sunday. The time in the church calendar when we remember the risen Christ’s return to Heaven, before the gifting of Christ’s Spirit in the season of Pentecost. Today’s two readings are set close to that event – […]