Peter Blair, our Olive Way Pastor, invites us to consider an Apocalyptic Worldview in response to Matthew's Gospel.
A reflection on Creation - a major theme and very rich part of the network of Christian beliefs. Offered by Geoff Thompson, member of our creation, who teaches theology at Pilgrim Theological College, the UCA's theological college in Parkville.
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Watch: https://youtu.be/1iMokGr1rrU?t=288 God of the deeps, Who calls wonders out of chaos. Quell our turbulence for we are lost in tumult. Speak stillness to our storms. Now in this sorrow, help us to stay with the trouble; in affliction, grant us courage. Amidst confusion, lend us clarity, and when [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession O Lord, hear my prayer, O Lord, hear my prayer: When I call, answer me. O Lord, hear my prayer, O Lord, hear my prayer, Come and listen to me. SONG: O Lord, hear my prayer, by Jacques Berthier, from Together in Song, Harper Collins Religious, WORD OF LIFE [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Matthew 13:31-32 Jesus put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field; it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is the greatest of shrubs and becomes a tree, so [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession with Romans 8:12-25, offered by Rev (Deac) Fiona Bottcher 12 So then, brothers and sisters,* we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh— 13for if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession God of the harvest, we worship you in our isolation. We bring you faith like the land: sometimes lush and ripe for harvest, sometimes drought parched, scorched and lifeless; sometimes rich and fertile, sometimes stony, thorny and picked over by hungry birds. Hear the praise we sing from the [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Come to me, Come to me, weak and heavy laden Trust in me, lean on me, I will give you rest. SONG: Come to me, paraphrase (Matthew 11:28) John Bell, from We walk his way, © 2008 Wild Goose Publication. Reproduced with permission under ONE LICENCE #604502 Wisdom of [...]
Prayers of Adoration & Confession Let us pray... Gaze at the fire. Gaze and invite God’s Presence into your being. Breath in deeply, breath out slowly, watch and feel the power of God. We praise you O God, for the fire of faith in us. Fire is your creation, but it can bring its [...]