It’s all about hands. As the story we’ve been exploring draws to it’s inevitable and terrible, yet glorious conclusion it becomes all about hands. We see the hands that, as the chorus says ‘flung stars into space’ have been made flesh and are now the hands of a servent. Hands that tie an apron around… Continue reading Holy Week 4: Maundy Thursday.
For a people who are encouraged by scripture not to stand in judgement over others we in the Church have somehow managed to get really good at it haven’t we. We look at what others do, especially those in other Churches, traditions or demoninations and we call them on all sorts of things that they… Continue reading Holy Week 3: Matthew 26:6-13
When looking at this series through Holy Week it is difficult to glean a nice western 21st century historical time-line through the last week of Christ’s life, as we might wish to. Aside from the way the gospel writers liked to move events around their own accounts in-order to emphasise different facets of Jesus’ teaching… Continue reading Holy Week 2: Matthew 23:1-11