What we must never forget is that the Incarnate hands and arms of love that reached for us were nail pierced. That’s the rub, isn’t it?
The conflict between Cain and Abel shows both the further infiltration of sin into humanity, and yet the subtle, powerful presence of God’s grace.
Opening thoughts on the power and relevance of Genesis for our world today. Part of a sermon preached on Genesis 1:1-2:3, June 23, 2019 by the Rev. Justin Clemente at New Creation Church (Anglican), Hagerstown, MD. Week one of “Genesis: The Big Read,” a continuing sermon series through the whole book of Genesis, Ordinary Time […]
By the Rev. Justin Clemente A Pastoral Letter to the People of New Creation Church (Anglican), Hagerstown, MD. August 7, 2018 To all the Faithful in Christ Jesus: As most of you already know, Herald Mail reporter Janet Heim recently published an outstanding article on our work as a parish. It was a positive story […]
In Christianity, we are offered not a mirror, but a negative image.