Category Archives: Bible (passages and study)

God Bless Our Union

There was a time when I was prepared to commit myself to a life in the Anglican Church as a priest. A significant reason for my withdrawal was their position on homosexuality; as a bisexual I could not commit myself … Continue reading

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Responding to Hampson’s “After Christianity”, Chapter 2… And Changing the Blog Name

Responding to Chapter 2: Continuity and Discontinuity Daphne Hampson, After Christianity (London: SCM Press, 1996) Favourite sentence: “If we fail to move on, we may well be left without any kind of viable spirituality.” (pg 83) Commentary: In this chapter Hampson seeks out … Continue reading

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Is it Normal to Try to Connect with All of Humanity?

Let he who is without sin cast the first stone. – John 8:7 I’ve been trying to figure out what to write for the last few days, and had begun slowly drafting a piece on the various distractions of the … Continue reading

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Rising out of Darkness into Great Light

Be still for the power of the Lord is moving in this place. He comes to cleanse and heal, to minister his grace. No work too hard for him, in faith, receive from him. Be still for the power of … Continue reading

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We Begin With Water

Sorry it’s been two weeks rather than one, a lot of final deadlines for university! Last week was Christian Aid Week, and Christians have been widely donating and campaigning to bite back at hunger. I, along with many others, have been praying … Continue reading

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The New Commandment and Covenant Revealed through Harry Potter

*This post contains Harry Potter spoilers* John 13:34-5 I give you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also should love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, … Continue reading

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Covenant Revealed in Christ

Hebrews 8:13 In speaking of ‘a new covenant’, he has made the first one obsolete. And what is obsolete and growing old will soon disappear. Anyone want to comment on what they think of Hebrews Chapter 8? What I take from … Continue reading

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I Miss You

John 8:7 When they kept on questioning him, he straightened up and said to them, ‘Let anyone among you who is without sin be the first to throw a stone at her.’ I like the passage from John’s Gospel, in which … Continue reading

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Where are You Staying?

John 1:38-39 When Jesus turned and saw them following, he said to them, ‘What are you looking for?’ They said to him, ‘Rabbi’ (which translated means Teacher), ‘where are you staying?’ He said to them, ‘Come and see.’ They came and … Continue reading

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St David’s Day

John 7:24 Do not judge by appearances, but judge with right judgement. I attended a lovely service of Choral Evensong in the university chapel on my first St David’s Day in Wales. The verse from John’s Gospel, read by one … Continue reading

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