Our world is often overshadowed by chaos and uncertainty and we long for moments of reassurance and divine presence. In his message today, Canon Rob helps us explore the theme of ‘Glimpses of God,’ reflecting on the story of the Transfiguration from Mark 9:2-9 and the significance of encountering God’s glory amidst life’s challenges.
Drawing inspiration from the presentation of the infant Jesus in the temple, we reflect on Simeon’s eager anticipation and Anna’s unwavering devotion, envisioning their stories as mirrors to our own quest for renewal. Canon Rob Park encourages us to carry the transformative power of Christ’s birth into our lives, actively seeking hope and restoration amidst the uncertainties of our world.
Canon Rob Park offers prayers, and a short reflection based on the Gospel reading, Matthew 16:13-20. A critical question posed by Jesus in Matthew 16:26, asks what it profits someone to gain the world but lose their life and it encourages us to reflect on whether our life’s purpose is centred around earthly ambitions or heavenly aspirations.
“We do not define Jesus and the totality of Jesus, who is full human and fully divine, is not limited by our human limits. But God came to live among us to be in a fuller relationship with us.“ Canon Rob Park offers prayers, a short reflection, and reflection questions based on the Gospel reading, Matthew 16:13-20.
“Jesus invites us to step out of the security of the boat take even a few steps outside our spiritual comfort zone and act with even greater compassion and love in our relationships with God and with others.“ Canon Rob Park offers prayers, a short reflection, and reflection questions based on the Gospel reading, Matthew 14:22-33
“We have all seen enough or read enough history to know the repeating pattern of a younger generation crying for justice and fighting for a say in the burdens they are expected to bear.” Canon Rob Park offers prayers, a short reflection and reflection questions based on the Gospel reading, Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30.