Forgiveness has been brought into the present — Matthew 18:21–27

Humility and forgiveness — Part 1 A reflection for Good Friday 40 blogs of Lent — day 38 The Galilean ministry of Jesus is over. Over a period of time his ministry has taken him into Gentile lands, first just across the Jordan to Bethsaida, then to Tyre and Sidon, the Decapolis and Caesarea Philippi. …

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Animal husbandry for beginners – Matthew in Advent day 20

Nearly all the meat you eat is male. My great-grandfather was an agricultural worker in North Yorkshire, between Malton and Pickering, near to where the Flamingoland theme park now stands. He moved to West Yorkshire to become a farm owner, running a dairy farm on Hartshead moor. That farm is no longer in the family …

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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 …

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