Tag: Priesthood

March 20th 2020: Hebrews 7:11-28

You can read today’s post here: https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Hebrews+7%3A11-30&version=NLT Hebrews is a complicated book. It, or the English translations of it at least – I can’t claim to have read in other languages – is full of close argument and complex sentences which take a lot of unpicking. Take the 18 verses we’re given in the Morning Prayer […]

Things You Learn Lying On the Bathroom Floor

This blog is also forming the basis of a piece I’ve been asked to write for this weekend’s event at the Vatican, Living Fully 2016. This looks like being a fantastic event. I’m sad not to be attending, but very happy to be able to offer this contribution to the discussion and debate.  Things You […]

March 3rd 2016: Hebrews 7:1-10

You can follow today’s reading by clicking on this sentence. A King of Peace and a King of Righteousness. Sound familiar? Melchizedek is a ‘type’, or a forerunner of Jesus, just as earlier in Hebrews (6:20) we are told that Jesus is our forerunner, entering in on our behalf. The writer of Hebrews is at […]