Kerdh; The Cornish for Journey.

Reading material to stimulate the mind, inspire the heart and bring hope to the soul.

Kerdh; The Cornish for Journey.

Reading material to stimulate the mind, inspire the heart and bring hope to the soul.

2nd April

Easter- The Characters in the Story Joseph of Arimathe’a

Responses are from a liturgy used on Iona- Wildgoose Publications

Where Christ Walks We will follow

Where Christ stumbles We will stop

Where Christ cries We will listen

Where Christ suffers We will hurt

When Christ dies We will bow our heads in Sorrow

When Christ rises again in glory We will share his endless joy.

My name is Joseph of Arimathe’a. I am an influential Jew. It would have been difficult for me to be an active follower of Jesus because of my position. But I do now believe that he was the Messiah as was proclaimed. He taught me much though I am an educated man. Now he is dead all I can do is put him in my tomb which I had bought for myself. I feel so helpless but I did do something.

Prayer

Heavenly Lord, Jospeh was a man of faith who did not proclaim his faith outwardly but secretly. Help us not to worry about what other people may think of our faith, but help us to put our whole trust in you and so risk changing the world. Amen