Sermons on Exodus
it’s OK for us sometimes to complain and be grumpy with God
What do you sense is God’s agenda for you?
the danger is this ‘Functional Atheism!’
The false images of ourselves that MUST be allowed to recede & die …
We do so by choosing also to face and overcome our fear of whatever complacent inertia is stopping others from knowing and living into who and what they actually are.
To what action does our defiant faith call us to be and to do?
So many people and situations that may seem solid and together but who are actually just crying out for life-giving water to be released from within them!
At their heart these stories tell us that in order for humankind to prosper we need to live together in community.
We look at the story from John, as if through a Kaleidoscope.
Will you indulge me this morning? I would like everyone to take off their watch and turn it face down on the pew beside you. I’d also like you to turn off your cell phones, not just put them on vibrate, but turn them right off.
This morning we have heard two marvellous stories of mountain-top experiences and shining faces. It makes sense that they would go together. I am not trying to diminish the significance of either of these accounts, and there must be degrees of shining, but honestly, have you never seen a shining face? I can think of a few weddings when I could hardly bear to look at the brilliant joy of a bride and groom as they stood there. I remember…