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Gospel of Mark in Koine Greek – The Movie

Gospel of Mark in Koine Greek – The Movie

KoineGreek.com and the Lumo Project are producing a movie of The Gospel according to Mark in the original Koine Greek – complete with subtitles. The intention is that there will be a new chapter put out each week. Here is Chapter 1: The announcement If you...
Catching People for Life

Catching People for Life

In last Sunday’s Gospel reading (Luke 5:1-11), fish were perfectly happy, swimming their happy fishy life, and then they are caught in half-cleaned nets, dragged to the shore and left, dead and dying, on abandoned boats in the late afternoon heat. And Jesus...
Did the Jewish People have Liturgy?

Did the Jewish People have Liturgy?

I recently received the question, “Did the Jewish people have liturgy?” Firstly, in replying, I noted the use of the past tense. Do some people think the Jewish people are no more? Or do other people think the Jews have liturgy now – but didn’t...
Disagreeing With The Bible 1

Disagreeing With The Bible 1

I am very grateful to Dr Katie Marcar. At the recent Anglo-Catholic Hui, she presented a Bible study and introduced The Art of Reading Scripture (I have ordered the book). A dozen eminent scholars formed The Scripture Project and from that developed nine theses on...
Ephphatha!

Ephphatha!

Sunday, last week, we prayed with Mark 7:24-37 including: They brought to Jesus a deaf man who had an impediment in his speech; and they begged him to lay his hand on him. He took him aside in private, away from the crowd, and put his fingers into his ears, and he...