My yoke is easy and my burden is light

Epistle Romans 7:15-25a Gospel Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30 We know from the gospels that Jesus loved children – he often held them up as examples of how things should really be. ‘Let the little ones come to me, for of such if the Kingdom of heaven’. Unless you become like children you shall not enter the…

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God’s little ones

This week’s Old Testament reading about Abraham and his young son, Isaac is challenging. A story of child sacrifice, averted only at the very last minute – and this without any judgement from God that this was horrific – almost on a whim. These stories of Abraham come from long ago, right at the beginnings…

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