Category Archives: Bible Study

The Good Shepherd

Easter 4C / Mothers’ Day Christ Church Cathedral, Grafton 12 May 2019 [ video ] It is a beautiful accident that our secular Mothers’ Day this year coincides with the Fourth Sunday of Easter, with its theme of Jesus as … Continue reading

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Reading the Bible to promote human flourishing

The Bible as a Charter for the Human Spirit: Reading the Bible to Promote Human Flourishing Gregory C. Jenks Festival of Wild Ideas, Sydney, 5 May 2019   [ video | PPT Presentation | PDF Handout] Let me begin by … Continue reading

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Paul in his own words

As I prepare for a Dean’s Forum tomorrow with a focus on what we know about Paul the Apostle, this handout which has been prepared for participants might be of wider interest. Rather than rely on the imaginative representation of … Continue reading

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Anointed with the spirit of the LORD

Reflections on the first reading for the Third Sunday of Advent … Today’s lectionary offers us a rich set of classic texts for Advent. As the sermon will focus on John the Baptizer, this brief note will explore the first … Continue reading

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Four Sundays with Philippians

A Congregational Companion IMAGE: Our earliest copy of this letter: Papyrus 16 – Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 1009 – Cairo Egyptian Museum JE 47424 – Epistle to the Philippians 3:10–17, 4:2–8. Public Domain.   Gerald F. Hawthorne reflected on the four years … Continue reading

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Advent Sunday | Christ the King

A lecture presented in the Cathedral Church of St George the Martyr, Jerusalem on Advent Sunday, 29 November 2015 by the Very Revd. Canon Dr Gregory C. Jenks, Dean of St George’s College, Jerusalem. Introduction This is the first of … Continue reading

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Three Days with Paul in Northern Greece

Over three successive mornings this week, it will be my privilege to lead the Anglican clergy from the Province of Queensland in a series of Bible studies during our clergy conference on the Gold Coast. Rather than select texts with … Continue reading

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