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Oct 5, 2017

God’s living water

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EXODUS 17:1-7

Callum is today baptised in the name of the Father, and the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Callum’s baptism is a very powerful experience that focuses all of us us for the journey ahead.

One day, Callum’s baptism will speak to him, but for the rest of us here today, it’s a powerful constant narrative that reaffirms God’s faith in us. It’s also the conduit through which flows a relationship of love between God, and Callum, and ourselves.

Just as we heard in the story from the Book of Exodus, the streaming of that relationship with our LORD is not always a path with clear direction.

Imagine you are a day labourer in this parable. You are struggling financially. You do not have a steady job. You might have a family to support. It is important to get work because this pays for the basic necessities in your life like your food and rent. You probably do not have a plot so you can grow your own food.
You are early and go to the marketplace to get work for the day. The owner of the vineyard is offering a denarius, let us say $200 to work in his vineyard. You feel lucky because you have work and it will mean that you will be able to go home to your family tonight and you can support them.

Romans 13:8-10

Have you ever heard of the rule that says once spring has sprung, you ought to start spring cleaning? Mostly it is unspoken, perhaps even traditional. For me, as soon as there are a couple of warm days after the cold of winter, I begin to notice the dust on the fly screens or streaks of dirt on the windows. I am sure there are many husbands who dread the list of jobs that begin to increase in urgency because of this law that says: “ Spring has sprung – let’s get on with it!” On the other hand, it might be the other way round in your family and it is the man of the house begins to feel the force of the law and not the woman like it is in ours!


This is a fairly frivolous example of law. There are many laws, however, that govern our behaviour and for the sake of social cohesionthey are vital.

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Our faith community began in 1975 as a small ecumenical gathering of people who settled in the new Canberra township of Tuggeranong. We have grown with the Tuggeranong Community, and our parish centre is the hub for our work, as a place of worship, of gathering and ministry.

We aim to help people have life to the full. We welcome people into a our Christian community where they can connect with God, with one another and with opportunities to make a difference in our changing world.

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