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Know Yourself

While I wait for some inspiration about what to write next in the bLog I have been revisiting my book “I Connecting : The Soul’s Quest”. This book is the scaffolding for the work we each must do TO KNOW OURSELVES. While I haven’t mentioned the Bible in my book,... Read More

The Purpose of the Bible

When I began these bLogs my intention was to put forward various ways to open up the Bible so that it can make more sense to our modern minds. I hoped to appeal to anyone regardless of their religious beliefs as well as those who had no religious beliefs. Many... Read More

7. The Resurrection

The whole of John chapter 20 speaks to us about our resurrection experience. How can we prepare for the death and resurrection of Jesus the Christed one in our own being? One response might be to just let it happen BUT if we are not aware of it the experience... Read More

6. The Burial

“After this Joseph of Arimathe’a, who was a disciple of Jesus, but secretly, for fear of the Jews, asked Pilate that he might take away the body of Jesus, and Pilate gave him leave. So he came and took away his body. Nicode’mus also, who had at first come to... Read More

5. Mystical Death

Read John 19:23- 42 “After this Jesus, knowing that all was now finished, said (to fulfil the scripture), “I thirst.” A bowl full of vinegar stood there; so they put a sponge full of the vinegar on hyssop and held it to his mouth. When Jesus had received the vinegar,... Read More

4. The Crucifixion

“So they took Jesus, and he went out, bearing his own cross, to the place called the place of a skull, which is called in Hebrew Gol’gotha. There they crucified him, and with him two others, one on either side, and Jesus between them.” Jn 19:17-18 In some ways it... Read More

3. The Crowning with Thorns

“And the soldiers plaited a crown of thorns, and put it on his head, and arrayed him in a purple robe; they came up to him, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!” and struck him with their hands.” Jn 19:1-3 Imagine wearing a crown of thorns on our heads! How... Read More

2. The Scourging

“Then Pilate took Jesus and scourged him. … and [they] struck him with their hands.” John 19:1,4 When we read the account of the scourging and slapping with intense feeling we experience the deep humiliation and mocking that was inflicted upon Christ Jesus. From humbly giving reverence to all the... Read More