Balance

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Christ is the giver of Good News, pointing the way to live life to the full.  ‘I came’, said Jesus,’ that you might have the fullness of life.’ John 10.10   But the Good News, the Gospel includes some ‘hard sayings’. Matt 5. 17-48   Jesus' teaching shows up our human frailties. Right living starts with right attitudes.  We need to control our thoughts and emotions before they result in outward actions.Hearing this, some people are going to feel uncomfortable. For...
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If the story of the Good Samaritan was the only parable of Jesus, it might seem that Christianity is simply a matter of helping others;  nothing there about private prayer or public worship, nothing about spiritual reading - or even listening to sermons!  And the only mention of religious leaders was not exactly flattering   But when we read the story of Martha and Mary, the opposite impression is given.  Martha is necessarily busy in serving others, while Mary sits close to Jesus, doing...