Rooted and Grounded in Love (Ephesians 3:14-21)

An excerpt of a sermon preached by Rev’d Wendy Morecroft at St Peter’s Cathedral at Evensong on Sunday 16 June 2019. Wendy recently completed the requirements for her Bachelor of Theology through St Barnabas College.  In tonight’s reading from St Paul’s letter to the Ephesians, I was instantly drawn to the word “grounded”, cognate with … Continue reading "Rooted and Grounded in Love (Ephesians 3:14-21)"...

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Our Inestimable Value

One of the benefits of translating the New Testament from the original language is that the pace of one’s reading of the text is slowed down significantly. I was translating Matt 6:25-34 recently and I was struck by the radical nature of what Jesus said to his audience. I have heard this passage many times … Continue reading "Our Inestimable Value"...

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Prayer and the Trinity

In his beautiful little anthology on prayer John Moses, citing Mother Mary Clare, says that prayer is to be understood as God’s activity in us rather than thinking that prayer finds its origin in us.1   It is usual to approach prayer as an activity that we do, perhaps as a response to God, but nevertheless … Continue reading "Prayer and the Trinity"...

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