For God So Loved the World

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life… Do you recall a message, a sermon, that you still remember, that sometimes when you recall it you almost re-capture the feeling, the...

The Light of His Countenance

Jesus took with him Peter and James and John, and led them up a high mountain apart, by themselves. Led them up a high mountain apart… Mountains, high places have always seemed special places, even holy places. Ireland has such a place, a holy mountain. Several years...

The Sign of Jonah

Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah saying, Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city and call out against it, “for their evil has come up before me. But Jonah rose to flee to Tarshish from the presence of the Lord. He went down to Joppa and found a ship going to...

Sarah Laughs

The Lord said to Abraham, “Why did Sarah laugh, and say, Shall I indeed bear a child, now that I am old?’ Is anything impossible for the Lord?…”   Prayer comes in different forms and at different times. At home we observe the custom of a table grace – maybe...

What is Truth?

Good Friday   …To this end was I born, and for this reason I came into the world, that I should bear witness to the truth. Everyone of that is of the truth hears my voice. So, Pilate said to him, “What is truth?”   What is truth?  ...