Monthly Archives: May 2016

Love, sin and discipline
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Thoughts from John on Jonathan's sermon on 2 Coringthians 2:1-11 A difficult sermon for Jonathan to preach this morning. I loved his sincere commitment to sharing St Paul’s message, and his gentle pastoral heart, as he took care to make sure that we were all aware that forgiveness and grace is available to us in Christ, regardless of what we may have done. Most of us are not involved in any formal pastoral role in the church, but we do have a responsibility

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Bible passage for tomorrow’s service: 2 Corinthians 2:1-10
Forgiveness

2 Corinthians 2:1-10 So I made up my mind that I would not make another painful visit to you. For if I grieve you, who is left to make me glad but you whom I have grieved? I wrote as I did, so that when I came I would not be distressed by those who should have made me rejoice. I had confidence in all of you, that you would all share my joy.For I wrote to you out of great distress and anguish of heart and with many tears, not to grieve you but to

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The big picture – and the close-up lens!

You may have noticed that the pictures of this morning’s worship group which I posted on Facebook  didn’t include one of all four musicians.   There’s a reason for that! It was my birthday on Thursday (oh, OK, I turned 64!) and Lorna gave me a close up lens for the camera.  It’s brilliant for close-up detailed shots, but I still need the other lens for wider, more inclusive pictures. I just had the new lens at church this morning to see

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