Category: February 2016

February 4th 2016: Matthew 27: 57-66

You can follow today’s reading by clicking on this sentence. The chief priests and the Pharisees were scared. My reading is they were scared in case the disciples played a trick, pulled a fast one, as it were, and made it seem like Jesus had risen. It is interesting that they clearly knew the stories […]

February 3rd 2016: Matthew 27:45-56

You can follow today’s reading by clicking on this sentence. I’ve often wondered which of the things in today’s reading actually caused the Centurion to utter the now immortal line ‘truly this man was the Son of God’, as Matthew records it. Ultimately though I’m not sure it really matters. The point is, a combination […]

February 2nd 2016: Romans 12:1-5

You can follow today’s passage by clicking on this sentence. It might tell you a lot about me that of all the phrases I picked out as I read this short but potent passage was ‘sober judgement’. To me sober judgement has always been something which keeps me thinking of myself as ‘less-than’ other people. […]

February 1st 2016: Matthew 27:11-26

You can follow today’s reading by clicking on this sentence. I talk too much. Especially under pressure. Especially when I’m under pressure and I think that the pressure being placed upon me is unjust, or has put me in danger, even the kind of danger that will end up with me looking stupid. I’ve never […]

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