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For The Love Of Mary

As she stood below the cross staring up through stinging tears her eyes met his. Jesus is in unimaginable physical agony – to say nothing of the crushing spiritual affliction and torment as he, God’s lamb, takes upon himself the sin and brokenness of our world.

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Holy Mary Mother Of God

She is rarely spoken of in so called “Protestant” circles. In fact of the many hundreds of sermons I have listen to, apart from at Christmas time, I cannot recall her ever being mentioned, other than in passing,  far less preached about. Yet Mary is the most significant woman in the NT. Continue Reading

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Women [4]

If Jesus disciples and the religious community of his day were scandalised by his spending time with a multiple divorcee from a despised community and one who now lived in open adultery with her lover [see previous post] – their shock must have been tame compared to what was yet to come!

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Women [3]

The toxic relationship which can so often result between men and women can be traced back to what we call “The Fall” – the broken relationship between men and women in relation to God. And the dysfunction that resulted from that event reverberates down the millennia to our own day and generation – in male female relationships in general – be it at home – at work and within the Church.

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Women [2]

The attitudes towards women which existed at the time of Jesus were the result of a sad decline over some 400 years. As can often happen in a culture – attitudes, opinions and behaviour can change over time and not always for the best. This I believe is currently an issue in our own society in relation to its attitudes towards women – particularly mothers.

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