Category Luke

The Hiding Place

“You are a hiding place for me; you preserve me from trouble; you surround me with shouts of deliverance.” (Psalm 32:7). I’m writing on the 15th April 2023. I note that because I discovered that today marks 40 years since the death of…

The Day of Small Things

“And again he said, To what shall I compare the kingdom of God? It is like leaven that a woman took and hid in three measures of flour, until it was all leavened.” (Luke 13:20-21). I spoke yesterday on Luke…

Divine transport

Last Sunday (19 Feb 2023) I began my sermon with reference to an ABC news report about the absence of Southerly Busters coming to Sydney over the past 14 months. I used this as an illustration to introduce Jesus words…

It just happened no 2

At first I might call these posts ‘Coincidences and Connections’ or C & C…but, as I came to this 2nd instance (as well as the Ruth 2:3 in post 1), I’ve felt that: ‘It just happened’ seems to capture it.…

The city of God

The front page headline yesterday proclaimed: ‘Pride and Prejudice’. But where did the prejudice lie? Our city has rejected ‘the narrow door’ ( Luke 13:24) and the paper was proudly displaying its colours. We live in sad times in our…

The Merciful Priest

“And the Lord turned and looked at Peter. And Peter remembered the saying of the Lord, how he had said to him, “Before the rooster crows today, you will deny me three times.” ” (Luke 23:61). It was natural to turn to the…