Category: Good Friday

Dip your hands and then raise them above the bowl See, the water runs off as the heifer lies dead beneath you an atonement for the innocent murdered. Our hands did not shed this blood Nor did our eyes see it. …

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Lay your child down Mary, bound by cloth and linen strips and laid in a box. A tiny bundle of flesh and bones descended in blood and filth and screaming for all the world to hear the sounds of new …

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We opened Holy Week with Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Tim Rice’s Palm Sunday pieces. Now on Good Friday it’s worth returning again to how the pair present the crucifixion and questions around it. If you stop and listen to the questions …

Tim Rice, Master Evangelist? Read More »

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While I attended an awesome Maundy Thursday service at All Saints Ecclesall last night, a startling revelation. Psalm 24 is messianic in its entirety, and it’s place in Haggadah is prophetic. The recitation of parts of Psalm 24 occurs early …

Fling Wide the Gates Read More »

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