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Lectionary Sermon for 2 February 2020 on Matthew 5:1-12 (Epiphany 4A)

Blessed are Those Inspired to Act on the Message It is a shame more aspiring Christians don’t encounter the teaching of one particular modern Christian author, the American Progressive Christian writer, Robin Meyers. Until I came across some of his … Continue reading

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Sermon for 29 January 2017 on Matthew 5:1-12

ADDRESS   I want to start with a confession. I guess I have become so accustomed to the very familiar passages in the New Testament that I keep forgetting how far we as a Church may have drifted in intention from … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 9 February 2014, (Epiphany 5A) on Matthew 5:13-20

John Stott seems to have had it right when he put it this way: “The Sermon on the Mount is probably the best-known part of the teaching of Jesus, though arguably it is the least understood, and certainly it is … Continue reading

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Sermon for 2 February 2014 (Epiphany 4) on Matthew 5: 1 -12

Matthew’s account of the time Jesus took his newly assembled disciples up on the hillside and began to teach them in front of the crowd is often claimed to be the record of the most famous sermon of all times, … Continue reading

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