Tag Archives: Jacob

Well, well, well

Is it just me, or does tonight feels a bit like the season finale of a television series. If I’ve counted back correctly, we’re just coming to the end of the fourth season of “The People Of God”. Season 1 was broadcast in the Autumn of 2016 and shared the stories of Adam and Eve, […]

Heaven’s Gate

Last week when we left Jacob, he had just pulled off a bit of a coup. In concert with his mother Rebekah, he had deceived his Father, Isaac, into blessing him rather than his older brother, Esau. Between that episode and today’s reading, things have not gone well. Shortly after Jacob’s exit from his father’s […]

Your will be done

The reading we have just heard is is primarily an account of a very personal encounter between Mary and God. However it draws on the story of the community and became formative for the community. So, as we explore this event this morning I invite you to keep two questions in the front of your […]