Uphold the cause of the poor and the oppressed — Psalm 82:3

Psalm 82 — Psalms of Asaph Jesus quoted verse 6 of this psalm. When accused by the Jewish leaders of blasphemy, calling himself Son of God made him equal with God, they said, Jesus pointed out that in this poem that judges are called gods. Welsh judgesmage from wikimedia commons Asaph had a long career. …

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Agents of change transformation and reconciliation.

Agents of change transformation and reconciliation Holy Trinity Church, Huddersfield, Sunday 27th October 2019 "Ponder anew."  Two words from a hymn at the beginning of the service. Ponder anew what the Almighty can do, or in other words, keep on thinking about what God has done and what he can do. This is what struck me …

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Matthew’s Passion: The cross is justice

Matthew's Passion: Barabbas 40 Blogs of Lent: 27 Matthew 27:15-23 Matthew's Pasion is told through a series of encounters between people. Enter a new character, Barabbas. But the real encounter here is a stand off between Pilate, the Roman governor, and the plotters against Jesus, who are From the Sanhedrin, the religious and political local …

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