Chosen people, promised land

1st in Lent February 18 2018 Genesis 15.1-6, 18-19; Psalm 25.1-10; 1 Peter 2.4-10; Mark 1.9-15 Rev Páraic Réamonn, Church of Scotland: St Andrew’s Galilee “The God of Abraham praise.”[1] But how, exactly, are we to do that? * It was probably in 1770 that Thomas Olivers wrote The God of Abraham Praise, immediately after…

While we are yet sinners

1st in Lent February 18 2018 Genesis 9.8-17; Psalm 25.1-10; 1 Peter 3.18-22; Mark 1.9-15 Rev Páraic Réamonn, Church of Scotland Human history is a history of human wickedness and divine grace, and this history is reflected in the story that our Bibles tell. Some Sundays it is reflected better than others. * The story…