Ooh, there are some juicy texts in this week’s lectionary. Those beautiful words from the start of John’s vision in Revelation, the poignant visit of Jesus to Thomas, and the recurring theme of the Old Testament, “The Lord is good, his steadfast love endure for ever.” Enjoy these liturgy resources whether your church is liturgical … More Ps 118, Rev 1, John 20:1
John 20:19-31 Peace be With You Welcome to Together, Apart, a set of free, intergenerational resources for these strange times when we cannot be with each other. Each week you’ll find Bible study ideas for all ways of learnings and all ages (not just ‘for the kiddies’). You can use them on your own, over … More Together, Apart – Peace Be With You
Different people have different reations to the resurrection of Jesus – ranging from “Wow!” through “Yeah, right” to “So what?” and everything inbetween. It was the same in Jesus’ day. Some people believed immediately, some took more convincing. Some saw the miracles, ate the bread and went back to their day jobs, some people were … More Resurrection? So what? – John 20:19-31
Probably the best thing about art, for folk like me who are not too talented, is that it’s OK to be a bit naff. It’s the process, not the product, that matters. … More John 20:19-31 – Flying Up the Dots
I like Thomas. I too am a sceptic. I’m about a sciency and rational as you can get. And I am currently studying theology.
Isn’t that a bit … well … inconsistent?
… More John 20:19-31
Sometimes we make a big deal about Jesus’ greeting in verse 19, as if he were dispensing a tangible dollop of concord on his disciples. But ‘peace be with you’ was simply the standard greeting back then. Still is in many places. … More John 20:19-31