Church of England Diocese of Birmingham Frankley

Message From Revd Jane During Lockdown Easter 2

18 Apr 2020, 10 p.m.

Jesus came to his friends, who were locked in as we are today because of fear.

Theirs was not a fear of COVID 19 but fear of their neighbours and fellow Jews; fear of torture and death.

They had watched Jesus who they loved dearly die in a horrendous way.

However isolated and fearful we may feel today, locked in, unable to attend our places of worship; unable to see our friends, children and grandchildren, we are reminded that there is no door or condition that Jesus cannot enter.

The risen Lord speaks peace to our troubled hearts and breathes life and health into us.

His presence reminds us that death does not have the final word.

Let’s welcome Jesus as our Lord and our God into our hearts and homes, believing and trusting in him.