Found 8 resource(s) in 'Looking at God', for August 2019.
Looking at God (all articles) for August 2019The Transfiguration – seeing Jesus as He is From the Vicar The Beatitudes: ‘Blessed are the merciful’ Saintly Fifth Columnists? Too high a price? Lost at sea September 11th – 18 years on ** Editor: The Rev Paul Hardingham considers the miracle of The Transfiguration, which is remembered by the Church on 6th August. The... (2549 words)
The Transfiguration – seeing Jesus as He isThe title of Bob Geldof’s autobiography, ‘Is That It?’, will resonate with us, when we’re looking for more in life. On a deeper level, we want to see and hear more clearly what God is doing in our circumstances. Jesus’ transfiguration, which we remember this month, helps us to consider this (Luke 9:28-36). Jesus was... (300 words)
From the Vicar (The Transfiguration)The title of Bob Geldof’s autobiography, ‘Is That It?’, will resonate with us, when we’re looking for more in life. On a deeper level, we want to see and hear more clearly what God is doing in our circumstances. Jesus’ transfiguration, which we remember this month, helps us to consider this (Luke 9:28-36). Jesus was... (263 words)
The Beatitudes: ‘Blessed are the merciful’‘One difference between grace and mercy is that grace is getting what we don’t deserve (favour), and mercy is not getting what we do deserve (justice).’ (R.T. Kendall). Jesus calls us to show mercy in our everyday relationships: ‘Blessed are the merciful, for they will be shown mercy.’ (Matthew 5:7). How are we to show... (297 words)
Saintly Fifth Columnists?A Fifth Column is ‘any group of people who undermine a larger group from within, usually in favour of an enemy group or nation’. You can hardly accuse Christians of being Fifth Columnists, for we are urged to respect and pray for those in authority and St Paul claimed: “we give no offence in anything,... (389 words)
Too high a price?In June of this year we commemorated the 75th Anniversary of the D-Day landings in the knowledge that many of the veterans would not see another major celebration of that remarkable event. That brought an added poignancy to the proceedings. I’m sure that, like me, you were touched by what many of the veterans had... (292 words)
Lost at seaForty years after they were rescued in the South China Sea, a group of Vietnamese boat people met up earlier this year with the Captain of the ship who saved them. When conflict erupted in Vietnam in 1979, hundreds of people fled in boats with no idea where they were going. Linh Thi Thuy was... (284 words)
9/11 – 18 years onBack in 2002, one year on from 9/11, the then Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, reflected on the terrible attack. All these years later, we think it is worth looking back on what he said. We have run this long, for you to cut as you like. ‘For myself, the view of the skyline... (543 words)
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