Paul on Paul – 24th October 2021

Hebrews 5:1-6
The 2nd Reading from thus Sunday invites us to consider carefully the service of Priests in the Church – and gives us reason to consider what they are: merely human leaders, or something more.

Paul on Paul – 3rd October 2021

Hebrews 2:9-11
After c.2000 years of Christianity, the conception of Christ as a messenger of the peace of God is easy to understand – it seems normal. But for the first Christians and Judeo-Christians, so wee the Messiah battered and killed was unthinkable.

Paul on Paul – 29th August 2021

James 1:17-18, 21-22, 17
Just as humanity gave up Paradise through Free Will – it takes an act of our Free Will to committ to God, allow our faith to change us, and to take advantage of the Salvation that God has provided us through Christ.

Paul on Paul – 15th August 2021

1 Corinthians 15:20-26
We have actually, heard this Sunday’s 2nd Reading not too long ago – but in an entirely different context. The, it focused on Christ’s Kingship – but today, on the Feast of the Assumption, it let us consider Mary’s place in the Church, and how she lead’s us into Christ’s Salvation.

Paul on Paul – 8th August 2021

Ephesians 4:30 – 5:2
This Sunday’s 2nd Reading seems to set an impossible standard; but while St. Paul warns us to control our anger, more important is how we resolve that anger, and do not let it linger, but forgive our neighbour.

Paul on Paul – 1st August 2021

Ephesians 4: 17, 20-24
This Sunday’s 2nd Readings reminds us that, as Christians, we have a duty to live our new life in Christ, but we can sometimes forget that, for many different reasons.