Author: Andy

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In the world but not of the world

The Israelites were defeated. They were being occupied by the Babylonians. Their land was under the control of a foreign leader and some of the brightest and best of their young people had been...

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The End. For now.

So this is our last day in 2 Kings and we continue with this sorry period in the history of the people of Israel – During Jehoiakim’s reign, Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon invaded the...

Love and Justice in Migration? Or are we too scared? 0

Love and Justice in Migration? Or are we too scared?

We rarely question the movement of people when we read biblical stories. It goes without comment in the story of Jesus, Mary and Joseph that they travel from Nazareth to Bethlehem and then on...

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In the name of God what have we done?

One of the most controversial issues in the world for the last 100 years has been which land “belongs” to the Jewish people in what is now called Israel. The roots of that issue...

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A Chosen Nation for all time?

Today’s passage reaffirms the chosen nature of the Hebrews. For you are a people holy to the Lord your God. The Lord your God has chosen you out of all the peoples on the...

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Do you believe life’s a journey?

“Do you believe life’s a journey? I do. I have been on the journey of life a good few years now.” I can’t quite remember why my friend Chris learnt this drama, but we...