December 12, 2018

Wilderness Prophesy and Hope

I was reflecting on the introduction to John the Baptist’s prophetic proclamations by Luke 3:1-6. The lengthy list of the great and the powerful deliberately tell us about the historical […]
March 30, 2019

Temptation and Hope

I want you to cast your minds back to the story of Jesus being tempted in the wilderness. Luke writes about it in Ch. 4 and says after Jesus was […]
February 20, 2021

Tested in the Wilderness!

I have been reflecting on our human capacity to choose the lure of temptation, to take the easier path as it so often seems to match and justify our desires […]
February 24, 2023

Welcome Darklings!

In our Lenten study this week, we explored the story about Jesus healing the man possessed by demons in Gerasene, taken from Luke’s gospel, 8:26-39.  The text was presented from […]
January 4, 2024

Choosing God’s Wilderness!

I’ve been thinking about the ‘wilderness’, a word that captured my imagination as I prepared for this sermon based on Mark 1:4-12. The first reference is made as John the […]