Today's gospel contains very strong words from Jesus Christ: 'Unless you repent, you will all perish!' (Luke 13
Readings: Exodus 3: 1-8A, 13-15; Psalm 103, Response: The Lord is kind and merciful.; 1 Corinthians 10: 1-6, 10-12; Luke 13
There were Bible readings by Jean Broome from Habakkuk, John Dewdney from 2 Timothy and Liz Farrel from Luke 13
. Marjorie Boothroyd was the organist.
The First Minister, who gave a reading of Luke 13
in Welsh, said: "We must make sure that the memory of these events is preserved from generation to generation so that such horrors cannot be repeated."
Valuing people more than Sabbath rules, he healed a crippled woman and a man with dropsy (Luke 13
St Luke 13
,24 GOD does not give up his secrets easily; they are there for the having all right, but we have to search diligently until we find them.
IN TODAY'S Gospel of St Luke 13
: 1-9, we are encouraged to repent.
Isaiah 55:1-9; Psalm 63:1-8; 1 Corinthians 10:1-13; Luke 13
In the gospel reading, Jesus laments the emotional state of affairs in Jerusalem: "How often have I desired to gather your children together as a hen gathers her brood under her wings, and you were not willing!" (Luke 13
Married to Nicola, he has two stepchildren, Luke 13
, and Libby, nine.
Luke's gospel makes mention of Galilean pilgrims whom Pilate slaughtered, "mixing their blood with their sacrifices" (Luke 13
:1), although this offense is not catalogued in the histories.
His answer was not unsympathetic, but it was hard hitting: "Except you repent", he said, "you too will all perish" (Luke 13