Devotions

CHRIST ALIVE IN US –  Rev Maurice Fearns

CHRIST ALIVE IN US – Rev Maurice Fearns

Writing to the Galatians Paul declares, ‘Christ lives in me’ (Gal.2:20). Paul never met Jesus of Nazareth in person. His letters refer more frequently to Christ than to Jesus. Jesus was the human body, in which Christ the divine Word was fully present.  We cannot know Jesus as the disciples did, but how would it be if what Paul claims became a reality for us? Christ Jesus was not someone he had...

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LOVE IS NOT A WORD – Rev Maurice Fearns

LOVE IS NOT A WORD – Rev Maurice Fearns

 You reply, “Hold on a minute!” That is nonsense, you’ve just used it”. Yes, I know, but I wanted to catch your attention and arouse your curiosity. The word L.O.V.E. like the word G.O.D. refers to a mystery which our human language is not able to fully define. Anne Lamott, a popular writer, illustrates how the words Help, Thanks and Wow express volumes of explosive meaning beyond the...

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A FLAME OF SACRED LOVE – Rev Maurice Fearns

A FLAME OF SACRED LOVE – Rev Maurice Fearns

In the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games the flame is extinguished. The flame, a symbol of knowledge, spirit and life had been clearly demonstrated in the outstanding achievements of the competing athletes. In the familiar hymn ‘O Thou who camest from above the pure celestial fire to  impart’, Charles Wesley declares is ‘inextinguishable’. It is ‘the flame of sacred love’ lit by God in the...

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COPING WITH FEAR – Rev Maurice Fearns

COPING WITH FEAR – Rev Maurice Fearns

We all have fears it is a natural, powerful, primitive emotion. Fear may be healthy, or unhealthy. It is a recurring reality which we can learn to deal with. Walls, fences, alarm systems indicate our common fear of intruders. Add to that the invisible menace of Covid-19, global warming, violent crime, political turbulence and constant wars and it becomes a toxic mix producing fearful tensions on...

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