That’s Gnostics for you – Matthew in Advent day 13

Creeds. Those statements of belief that traditional churches use in the service as a "these are the beliefs of the church" statements. The Church of England says the Apostles' Creed at daily office (morning and evening prayer), and the Nicene Creed at communion, they are the Church's mission statement, written in response to heresies that …

Continue reading That’s Gnostics for you – Matthew in Advent day 13

Matthew’s Passion: Living by the sword

Matthew's Passion: Living by the sword 40 blog gas of Lent: 20 Matthew 26:47-56 Matthew's Gospel tells the story of Jesus' trial, crucifixion and ascension not as a complete narrative but as a series of encounters between people. What matters to Matthew are the relationships between people, especially between Jesus and the other people. It …

Continue reading Matthew’s Passion: Living by the sword