Sermons on Mark

Sermons on Mark

Old and New Orders

Rev Claire Dawe’s Reflection ‘Old and New Orders’ delivered at Manningham Uniting Church, Westfield Drive, Doncaster, 18 November 2018 (Bible Readings: 1 Samuel 2: 1-10; Mark 13: 1-8)

The shape of Love

Matthew Julius reflects… When asked which commandment was first of all this prayer was the response Jesus gave. This prayer, known as the Shema, is the central prayer of the Jewish tradition. A week after the deadliest anti-Semitic terror attack in US history, let us never again forget that Jesus was Jewish. And that Jesus, and the earliest Jewish Christians, did not turn their backs on Judaism in order to become Christian. Let us, at this time, not turn our…

Know your place

Bible Readings: Job 38: 1-7, 34-41; Mark 10: 35-45 We’ve just heard two readings in which people are questioning and wrestling with their place among things:  Can we be seated in positions of advantage, Jesus? asks James and John.  Who are you to question the creator, the origin, destination and upholder of life, Job? So let us for a moment consider our place among things – and things place among us! <Video> We are part of an infinite…