Sunday 29 May 2, 2022 (’01) : ASCENSION OF THE LORD
- Read 1.1 – 2 47! How to deal-creatively with TheDepartureOfJesus! from the christological&ecclesial&hierchical&apostohc points-of-view!
- ‘Witness!’ Concerning Jesus, what are TheChurches testifying-to? &In what ways does this ‘witness’ connect (or not) with the vagaries of contemporary experience?
- ‘LiftedUp/Cloud”: What traditional Jewish stories&psalms&rituals are evoked?
2 THE PSALM 46:2-3, 6-7, 8-9
- Read6(47)·1-9! But why are the ‘Jewish’ elements removed from the excerpt?
- ‘GoesUp” A procession to TheTemple, or up steps, carrying TheArk?
- Why did a small nation claim that their divinity was ‘over all the earth’?
- ‘Fear!’· Struggle to incarnate the moral imperative (what?) of Yahweh!
- What reasons am I given, for shouting&singing-praise to ‘God’ & ‘TheLord’?
- Read 1·3 – 2 10! TheBlessing of Participation in TheMysteryOfChrist!
- The hierarchical structure-of-power&rank in which he visualises Jesus, what is the equivalent in my religio-political world?
- As an adult disciple, whence do I derive&test my ‘KnowledgeOfGod’?
4 HEB9.24-28, 10 19-23
- Read 9:1-10 39! The Shadow&Substance of TheRemovalOfSin!
- In what way is ‘Blood’ powerful in the modern world?
- ‘Once&ForAll!’ One of the great claims of Christianity to be the ‘fulfilment’ of Judaism! But am I thereby also finding holistic access to ‘Christ’sAchievement’?
- How will this Eucharist enable me to embody His’MomentOfConsummation’?
- Read 24·1-53! Some explorations of TheNewWeek-of-TheLord!
- How is my local church enduring the presences&absences of TheChrist?
- To what extent is the ‘program’ presented here by-Jesus, also-ours?
- In what sense is it connected with ‘WorldComtnumcationsDay’?
- In 35words, how would ‘Jesus’ address the current labyrinthine system of communications that enwebs our planet&ourselves&our-future?
6 The presence&act1on of the BlessedOne, is it like this?
THE DISCIPLES TO THEIR MASTER IN HIS GOING!
You CALLED US OUT OF EGYPT INTO THEDESERT!
You FED US DAY BY DAY WITH CUNNING NARRATIVE!
You AWOKE IN EACH A HUNGER&THIRST FOR JUSTICE!
You TAUGHT US TO VALUE WOMEN AS WELL AS MEN!
You EXEMPLIFIED COMPASSION&PIETY &TRUTH!
You EVOKED THE GOAT-OF-ACCEPTING, THERAM-OF-GIVING!
You MADE THE DEMANDING CHOICES, FAMILY&TEMPLE!
You SHOWED THAT LIFE&LOVE&DEATH ARE-ONE!
You LEFT US A TALENT, TO WORK TILL YOU-RETURN!
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