Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Why is this blog called ‘the flower of the grass’? Because I have always been particularly struck by the Biblical verses about the ephemeral beauty of the flower e.g. Isaiah 40: 6-8 ‘The voice said, Cry. And he said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the goodliness thereof is as the… Read More Come unto me all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.

Understanding the Genealogy of Christ in St Matthew’s Gospel

I always find it difficult to draw anything from listening to/reading the genealogical passages in St Matthew and St Luke’s gospels. Today, however, my priest gave a sermon on some of the significances of the genealogy provided in St Matthew’s gospel. Especially since the issue came up when I was studying Luke chapter 3 with… Read More Understanding the Genealogy of Christ in St Matthew’s Gospel