Category: Rev’d Ron Chidgey

IS RELIGION A PRIVATE AFFAIR

1 Cor 12:12-31 IS RELIGION A PRIVATE AFFAIR?   “ALL OF YOU TOGETHER ARE THE ONE BODY OF CHRIST AND EACH ONE OF YOU IS A SEPERATE AND NECESSARY” (v 27 – Living New...

THE BAPTISM OF JESUS

“THE BAPTISM OF JESUS”:  LK 3: 15 – 22   The theme today is BAPTISM as EPIPHANY, which involves making something of somebody known, showing their meaning and purpose.  In the baptism of Jesus...

The Feast of The Epiphany

Matthew 2: 1 – 12   The Feast of The Epiphany   The Gospel of St. Matthew is our only real source of knowledge concerning the Magi, although Christian legend renders names Gaspar, Melchior and...

First Sunday after Christmas

On this Sunday after Christmas, with students home from holiday’s, it is natural for parent’s to talk with them about the future. What does lie ahead for them, and what will it take for...

JESUS THE REASON FOR THE SEASON

So we celebrate the birthday of Jesus with all the festivities, music and decorations as best we can. We do this because as Christians we believe that God dwelt so uniquely in Him that...

What Then Shall We Do?

In today’s Gospel, the author says that a ” Feeling of expectancy had grown among the people who were beginning to think that John might be ” the Christ “(v 4) but he told...

Preparing for the Promise

   Luke 3: 1 – 6  “Preparing for the Promise”   The voice of one crying in the wilderness: “Prepare the way of the Lord” … and John went into the region … preaching...

Look Up and Rejoice

Lk 21: 25 – 38 ‘LOOK UP AND REJOICE!” This is the call that presumes He is near.  The attendant at a first century Jewish wedding knew that the bridegroom was close by and that...

Christ Our King

Jn 18: 33 – 37:  Christ Our King Pilate said to him, “So you are a king?”  “Yes,” Jesus said, “I was born for that purpose”.  And I came to bring truth to the...