What do I make of Jesus’ instructions regarding responsible stewardship? I meet my obligations. I pay my taxes, and pay for my utilities by the due date. I place my tithed offering in the collection plate each Sunday. I wonder what else I should be doing?
Reflection of the Week - 2 June 2020
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On the Queen's birthday everyone joins in and celebrate.
The reign of Elizabeth II unites all the people in the Commonwealth as a 'family' of nations, regardless of race, colour or class.
The mother of Jesus and his siblings came looking for him, When a messenger told him that they were outside, he answered, 'Look, here are my mother and brothers!
Whoever does the will of God is my brother, my sister, my mother.' Mark 3: 35.
I recognise the reign of God as inclusive of all the people of the world.
I accept my mission to offer an inclusive love, where an 'outsider' can become an 'insider', and be welcome.
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