Bishop Keith’s sermon on Entry Into the Kingdom of Heaven – How Do We Get In When There is a God of Love.
In this sermon based on 1John 1:1-5 Fr. Keith reflects on the reality that God is light. This has important ramifications for us in how we behave towards one another. John and the disciples really saw, heard, and touched the risen Jesus and now we are also invited to see hear, and touch the risen […]
The story of the Resurrection is yet another strange story in the four Gospels. In John the story is about a new day and new tasks, uniting heaven and earth. How does that work out practically for us? In this Easter Day Sermon Fr. Keith reflects on this new day, and new tasks that we […]
All through Holy Week Fr. Keith has been reflecting on these events through the lens of the Feasts of Israel. In his Good Friday message he reflects on how Jesus inaugurates a New Covenant with God’s people and this covenant is sealed with his blood.
When Jesus sits down and has his final meal with his disciples before his crucifixion, he is doing much more than having a “last meal.” In this Passover meal Jesus injects new meaning that transitions the Jewish Passover meal of Exodus into the Christian Last Supper for the Forgiveness of Sins. When we eat the […]
The story of Palm Sunday is another enigmatic day. We have two Gospels, the Palm Gospel when we reflect on the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, and then the main Gospel which highlights the rejection of Jesus by the same crowds who acclaimed him earlier in the week, and his resultant crucifixion. Why this […]
In John 7:53-8:12 there is an enigmatic story of Jesus and a woman caught in the act of adultery. Despite this almost certainly not being a part of Johns original gospel it is a fascinating story, and one that demands our attention. Here Fr. Keith draws on Pope Benedicts reflection on eros and agape to […]
Luke 9:28-36. In another familiar passage, the Transfiguration, Fr. Keith explores how this event in the life of Jesus is not only instructive for who Jesus is, but who we are, and our ultimate destination.
Luke 4:1-13. In this familiar passage on the Temptation of Jesus, Fr. Keith explores temptations, or testings in our day, and how the testing of Jesus in Luke can help us in our daily life especially in Lent.