Worship Reflections (Page 4)

Worship Reflections (Page 4)

Missed church on Sunday? Want to revisit something that was spoken about last Sunday? Download, listen, or read the reflections that were given at last Sunday’s (and previous) services.

Placing the child in the midst of a faith community

Well this is a very human scene.  The disciples are arguing about who is the greatest.  Never mind ‘who puts themselves first will be last’ and all that jazz, the disciples want to know who is the greatest disciple – so utterly human.  And into this argument Jesus calls a child and places him or her into the midst of it all….

Pray in the Spirit at all times in every prayer and supplication

For the writer of the Ephesians letter, prayer was like armour against the evil in the world, it was like weaponry going into battle against the forces that were trying to prevent the sharing of the mercy and grace of God with all people. In an Anglo-Celtic culture, this can be a difficult one to get our heads around. War and battle language prompts different responses than it did 2000 years ago and we need to acknowledge that when we…

Walk by faith and not by sight

Scott Leslie presented a reflections on 2 Corinthians 5: 6-10, 14-17 You are probably aware of the saying “seeing is believing”… This relates to a very concrete view of the world. The person who says this needs to see something before they will believe it. My mum when she sees me says that “I heard that you did such and such…”, “I heard that you had a good time at the Royal Melbourne Show” for example….