Salvation

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Adam was patient zero: he passed his virus on to all of us

This is the 16th contribution to His Grace’s emergency team ministry during the coronavirus pestilence.  It comes again from the Rev’d Ian Chidlow, Curate at St Mary’s Parish Church, Cheadle.   'Obey me, and you will live.' The core of pretty…
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Holy Saturday: the Harrowing of Hell

Each Easter, those charged with preaching sermons have the opportunity to refresh their understanding of the story. Being human, not all of us do so each and every year. Life,…
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Good Friday is good enough

The crucifixion of Christ remains the event of salvation-history: it is the defining pivotal moment of creation, redemption and reconciliation. It is the nexus of the realm of eschatology, without…
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“Death is a natural part of life” (Yoda)

The fourth contribution to His Grace’s emergency team ministry during the coronavirus pestilence comes from the Rev'd Ian Chidlow, Curate at St Mary’s Parish Church, Cheadle.   Since Adam brought…