Living counter-culturally in the world

A sermon by Rod Benson, Perth, 21 September 2014 Matthew 3:1-3; 4:12-13, 17-19 Then Jesus took his disciples up a mountain and, gathering them unto himself, he taught them, saying: Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Blessed are …

How to be like God

Ephesians 4:32-5:2 New Year’s resolutions: one of those things that always looks better in prospect than in hindsight, like over-indulgent desserts, or mothers-in-law. How many of you made resolutions this New Year’s Eve?  Last year?  Did you keep them?  I am reminded of a woman concerned about her weight: Five years ago:  I will get …

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