Category Archives: Reflections

Act 6 of the Bible – Revelation 21  

If you ask me: “Do you think you’ll go to heaven when you die, Misha?”, I’d have to say no. Jesus promised the thief on the cross ‘Today you will be with me in Paradise’, so I believe that when … Continue reading

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Bread of Life

I am the bread of life enough for today I am your bread for tomorrow I’m here to stay I am the bread that was broken, the Lamb who was slain I am the Victor, the King, the flour, the … Continue reading

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Act 5 of the Bible – Acts 1 v 1-11 

As Jesus began His ministry, everyone was intently scanning the horizon for God’s promised Messiah, but most people did not recognise the image of the Messiah Jesus presented. Yet, somehow, a mere 20 years after Jesus’ death and resurrection, there … Continue reading

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Act 4 of the Bible – Isaiah 49 v 5-23  

When Jesus of Nazareth looked out over the crowd before Him and proclaimed: “You are the light of the world”, it wasn’t His words as much as the people to whom He said them that shocked people. Not the religious … Continue reading

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Act 3, Scene 2 – Ezekiel 36 v 12-28 

When Jesus broke bread on His last night with the disciples, they were celebrating Passover together – the yearly feast celebrating the great liberation from 400 years of slavery in Egypt. The Israelites had done nothing to deserve this hardship; … Continue reading

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Act 3, Scene 1 of the Bible – Exodus 19 v 1-8           

My placement supervisor referred to it as ‘The Big Story of the Bible’, this unfolding narrative of God’s great plan from creation to the day when God makes everything new. When we tell that story, a large chunk of the … Continue reading

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Act 2 of the Bible  – Genesis 3

The first human beings got on with life in perfect peace. Every day was like Sunday (unless you’re a minister, in which case, pick another day and keep it holy). It was like Sabbath, a day of rest. A bit … Continue reading

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Act 1 of the Bible – Genesis 1 v1 – 2 v3

It won’t be the first time we read Genesis 1 together, but this might be a different interpretation than most of us are used to. These perspectives don’t need to conflict, however. Rather, I would say these thoughts complement each … Continue reading

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Travel Light

I’m spending some 4 hours in an airport terminal simply rejoicing in the laughter and tears of children. Kids riding on suitcases. Kids playing rock, paper, scissors 467 times. Kids misbehaving. Kids not old enough to understand. Kids on parents’ … Continue reading

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