Search ResultsReading Julian on Good Friday Drawing from the writings of Julian of Norwich, this Good Friday article by Jason Lief presents the sufferings of Christ on the cross as a symbol of finding new life in foolishness rather than honor.
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See more hymns... What Good Fathers Know Jesus’ parable of the mustard seed point to the kingdom’s apparent hiddenness and ordinariness. The seed parables of Mark 4:26-34 also call us to attend to the kingdom’s own time and rate of growth. History of Hymns: “Advent Hymn” This offers background and commentary on the simple Advent Hymn by Jane Manton Marshall (b. 1924) entitled, “Advent Hymn.” God's Call and Human Response This is a full worship planning resource on Exodus 3:1–15, Psalm 105, Romans 12:9–21 and Matthew 16:21–28. It includes liturgy planning, sermon notes, commentary, song suggestions, readings, prayers and more. Strange Scripture Alyce McKenzie comments on five short parables from Matthew 13, offering this rule for interpretation: "Identify what is strange about the parable. It is your window into the kingdom of God." Jesus and the Kingdom of God "Whenever we draw near to people, they should feel the kingdom of God drawing near too." In this video, Andy Harrington reflects on the centrality of justice in Christian discipleship.