Tag Archives: Jesus

Surely not I, Lord?

Last night I went to a ‘Tenebrae’ service.  Tenebrae is Latin for shadows, and is a very simple service that started and ended with a hymn, but the main part of the service was devoted to the extinguishing of a … Continue reading

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Knowing Jesus.

I preached again on Sunday (at this point, I always think of my vicar friends, who must be shrugging and thinking ‘meh, join the club’). The link is here And the basic thrust of it was that it pays to … Continue reading

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Controversial claims.

My latest sermon is now online (exciting, I know…).  We’re still in Matthew.  It follows on from the last one, two weeks ago.  Jesus drops what would have been complete bombshells for His hearers… Feel free to have a listen … Continue reading

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Anger…

So, I’m a little unsure about this move, but I’ll go for it anyway.  Thankfully, the chances of more than 10 people reading this are slim, and the chances of that many people clicking on the link below are even … Continue reading

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I am Barabbas.

Today I tweeted this: Today I am Barabbas. A man who deserves nothing good, freed in the place of One who deserves nothing bad. #sacrifice #GoodFriday — Nick Parish (@Longingtobeholy) March 29, 2013 And it got a bunch of retweets … Continue reading

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Prepare the way.

You know that phrase, ‘Prepare the way for the Lord’? I’ve always thought of it in terms of the town crier.  ‘Hear Ye, Hear Ye’, and all that jazz.  Someone who shouts a lot.  Hey, maybe even while ringing a … Continue reading

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On a good day.

Today I am tired.  There is no mystery to why I am tired.  It is just a lack of sleep.  Simple.  The solution is, sadly, not so simple, because the boys, coupled with living in a boarding school, do not … Continue reading

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