WATCH – ADVENT 1

WATCH Mark 13:24-37 There is a difference between watching and waiting. Watching is more active. It is being aware of everything that is going on around you while you are waiting. Watching is actively seeking that which you wait for. The picture I get of watching is when I person is waiting for someone who … More WATCH – ADVENT 1

Some Will Some Wont – 19th Sunday After Pentecost

Some Will And Some Wont Matthew 22:1-14 Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hanson in their book Aladdin Factor presents the formula SWSWSWSW, which stands for “Some Will, Some Wont, So What, Someone’s Waiting”. Jesus seems to take a somewhat similar view when he talks about people being invited to share in the Kingdom of God.  … More Some Will Some Wont – 19th Sunday After Pentecost

Extravagant Generosity – 16th Sunday After Pentecost

The Extravagant Generosity Matthew 20:1-16 It is said that every parable Jesus told contains the Gospel in miniature. This one of the labourers in the vineyard certainly does as it arrestingly proclaims “the extravagant goodness of God.” It was told to the religiously resentful the Scribes and Pharisees those with a “charter-member” mentality. The parables … More Extravagant Generosity – 16th Sunday After Pentecost

Passing On The Gift of Forgiveness — 15th Sunday After Pentecost

THE GIFT OF FORGIVENESS PASSING IT ON Matthew 18:21-35 The Gospel today begins with an interesting dialogue between Jesus and Peter. Peter asks Jesus, “How many times should I forgive my brother? Seven times?” It seemed like Peter was looking for a limit. There has to be a limit. Right? I m told that the … More Passing On The Gift of Forgiveness — 15th Sunday After Pentecost