Easter: The struggle for Hope & Living as a Christian by Ian Mobsby

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This podcast was recorded on the third sunday of Easter 2018, where Ian Mobsby explores the implication of the Gospel text Luke 24: 13-38 which explores the familiar stories of the Road to Emmaus and the first appearance of Jesus to the disciples.  These texts are crucial for our encouragement and hope looking back from the 21st Century, and says […]

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Easter 5: Words of hope and resilence by Ian Mobsby

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby on the fifth Sunday of the season of Easter on the 14th May 2017, Ian explores the implications of John 14:1-14 to reflect on Jesus’ words to the disciples as they walk together from the Last Supper to the Garden of Gethsemane   It ias no concidence that the lectionary explores these words in the […]

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Easter Sunday 2017: Resurrection and the Hope of Humanity by Ian Mobsby

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby on Easter Sunday on the 16th April 2017, explores the implications of Matthew chapter 28 for the resurrection of Jesus Christ and the Hope of Humanity.   The text is hurried and comes across as being in a state of shock, as we forget the resurrection is utterly shocking.  This podcast was recorded at St […]

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Easter 6: Jesus heals on the Sabbath as the fulfillment of the Second Covenant of a loving God by Ian Mobsby

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby builds on the previous podcast on the centrality of the New Commandment, to explore John Chapter 5, where Jesus heals a man who was ill for 36 years significantly on the Sabbath.  Here Jesus not only fulfills the Law but gives it a new interpretation where the focus is on the Kingdom of God.  This […]

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Easter 5: Love & Inclusion are central to those who call themselves followers of Jesus

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the theme of the New Commandment in John 13.31-35 where Jesus challenged the disciples to remember the centrality of love.  Jesus speaks with authority here, about love being an action just as much as it being an emotion.   The Church is called to be a transfomrative and inclusive community acting on love. This […]

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Easter 4: Submitting to the way of love

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the theme of John 10.22-30 where Jesus challenged the scribes and pharisees.  Jesus speaks with authority here, about being one with the Father, the Messiah, where he is the Good Sheoherd, looking over his sheep that he loves.   This text speaks to us, particularly the impact of discipeship on all of us. You […]

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Easter 3: Jesus’ first and last words for us today

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the theme of John 21.1-19 where Jesus appears to the disciples as they are fishing.  This text speaks to us, particularly the impact of discipeship on all of us.  That Jesus transforms, but expects our deep commitment to following him.  For more informattion on St Lukes please see www.stlukespeckham.co.uk. You can subscribe to this […]

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Second Sunday of Easter: Thomas as an example of mature discipleship by Ian Mobsby

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the story of the disciples in their encounters with the risen Jesus, and in particular the sotry of Thomas.  Rather than being doubting Thomas, the John 20 text suggests that all the disciples doubted the resurrection as part of the process of faith..  Thomas therefore is an example of dscipleship as a process of […]

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Easter Sunday: We have the DNA of being an Easter People by Ian Mobsby

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In this podcast Ian Mobsby explores the Story of the Road to Emmanus in Luke’s Gospel, when Jesus joins to disciples on a journey initially as a stranger and then as they reach their destination, they recognise who he is.   This serves us well in the 21st Century where most see Jesus as a stranger, who have no idea […]

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