Holy Name of Jesus Anglican Church Vermont South Blog

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...

THE WIDOW’S MIGHTY MITE

Mk 12: 38 – 44   “THE WIDOW’S MIGHTY MITE”   Here we have yet another account of another widow who gives all she has. The rich gave more, but her offering is her...

A Festival of Love and Hope

John 11:  32-44  “A Festival  of Love and Hope”   This has been called the Church’s Memorial Day, a commemoration of God’s glory in history.  We share in the characters, influence and achievements of...

Synod 2018

Attending the 52nd Anglican Synod was a very informative and rewarding experience. Synod 2018 commenced with a choral eucharist in the magnificent St Paul’s Cathedral on Wednesday evening at 7pm and concluded with final prayers...

The healing of blind Bartimaeus

Jesus is leaving the city of Jericho in the company of His close disciples and a large crowd is following them.  His years of teaching, preaching and healing were drawing to a close.  He...

Greatness in Serving

Most people see authority as a chance to promote themselves. Seems from the text that was the way James and John visualized matters when they asked of Jesus : “LET ONE OF US SIT...

Mark 10:2 – 11

Once again some Pharisees came to Jesus to test Him: “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” (v2) Jesus did not give them a direct answer to their question, instead He...

Godliness and Christian Character

The fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. (Galatians 5:22-23) We often act like the only sins of consequence are a handful of top-tier sins For many...