The words and teaching of Jesus were always closely united. This was clearly the intention of God from the beginning – this was the way that he wanted for his people. God wants us to know the truth, and he wants us to be changed by our encounter with him. This is only possible when we experience teaching that has power – power that can cut through our own barriers and doubts. Power that can cut to the heart and reveal those areas of our lives that are in need of the healing and truth that only the Lord can give us. When we take time to listen to the Lord, we find this truth and we find this authority for our lives…

I am currently on NET training on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, so no Sunday homily was recorded this week.