Our Ancestors Worshipped on this Mountain…

The Samaritan woman at the well, perhaps in an attempt to deflect attention away from her private life, directed a theological question at Jesus: “Our ancestors worshipped on this mountain, but you Jews claim that the place where we must worship is in Jerusalem.” Jesus’ response is widely quoted among Christians today: “God is spirit,… Read More Our Ancestors Worshipped on this Mountain…

Voyage through the Universe

Nicely done video giving a quick tour of the Universe, with clips taken mostly from the National Geographic documentary ‘Journey to the Edge of the Universe’. My personal favourite is the scene where the ‘camera’ flies directly into the jet of a quasar. Can you identify all the objects shown?

The Lord’s Prayer (Alternate Version from the New Zealand Anglican Prayer Book)

Eternal Spirit, Earth-maker, Pain-bearer, Life-giver, Source of all that is and that shall be, Father and Mother of us all, Loving God, in whom is heaven: The hallowing of your name echo through the universe! The way of your justice be followed by the peoples of the world! Your heavenly will be done by all… Read More The Lord’s Prayer (Alternate Version from the New Zealand Anglican Prayer Book)

The Lost World of Genesis: 5 – Dust of the Earth, Image of God

Two contrasting metaphors are used to describe humanity in Genesis. They form the basis of the Judeo-Christian understanding of what it means to be human and our role on this planet. Dust of the Earth On one hand, it is clear that we are creatures, part of God’s magnificent opus of creation. Genesis claims that… Read More The Lost World of Genesis: 5 – Dust of the Earth, Image of God