“See, what a morning, gloriously bright, With the dawning of hope in Jerusalem; Folded the grave-clothes, tomb filled with light, As the angels announce, “Christ is risen!” See God’s salvation plan, Wrought in love, borne in pain, paid in sacrifice, Fulfilled in Christ, the Man, For He lives: Christ is risen from the dead! Stuart Townsend Continue reading See What a Morning
[ Love Fulfills the Law ] Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law Romans 13.8 NIV. Continue reading Verse of the day
Is the resurrection of Jesus Christ nothing more than a fairy tale ending for a story of questionable historical accuracy? Or is it a new beginning, the chance for a new life, new purpose, new identity, new hope? For Christians, Easter is the moment in human history that changes everything. Come and find out a bit more this Easter Sunday at 9.15 (St Michael’s Hinton), … Continue reading Is Easter just Jesus’ ‘happily ever after’?
If you click on the link below it will take to a page on the Telegraph in which you can view 28 photos from around the world of how Christians are celebrating Easter. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/04/13/easter-celebrations-around-world-pictures/pope-francis-holds-book-gospel-celebrates-chrism-mass-saint/ Continue reading Easter celebrations around the world in pictures
[ The Resurrection of Christ ] Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third … Continue reading Verse of the day
An article by Tim Stanley from the Telegraph. Today is Good Friday, when Jesus died on the cross. Why is that good? Because he accepted it. Even though Jesus articulates human anguish (“Why have you forsaken me?”) and conflict (“If it be your will, let this cup pass from me.”), he willingly suffers the greatest pain and the deepest humiliation in order that mankind can see death conquered … Continue reading Can we be Christ-like too?
Don’t forget to come along to the Good Friday Café Service today at St Mary’s at 17.30 – all welcome. It’ll be an informal service with music and lovely food and tea & coffee. See you there! Continue reading Good Friday Café Service