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Lectionary Sermon for 25 February, 2018 Lent 2 Year B based on Mark 8: 31-38

He called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me“. Mark 8:34 Say what?… Oh so familiar words but what … Continue reading

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A lectionary sermon for Year B, Epiphany 3, 21 January 2018 based on Mark 1: 14 – 20

Called to Fish?? For those who stress how dependent Christians should be on Jesus, it may be timely to remind ourselves that Jesus is not recorded as being a one man band. As Mark recorded it, Jesus never set out … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon 11 December 2016 (Advent 3 A) on Matthew 11:2-11

To me the biggest contrast between modern Christians and the earliest stories of followers of Jesus is that all too often these days the emphasis has become centred on what happens in acts of Church worship. This seems far removed … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon 9 August 2015 on1 Kings 19: 1-15 Pr 14 Year B

The lectionary reading chosen for today’s message is one of the optional Old Testament readings from the lectionary. This is a purely personal choice because I happen to find the story more interesting! Today’s story from the life of Elijah … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon 12 August 2012 on 1 Kings 19: 1-15 Pr 14 Year B

The lectionary reading chosen for today’s message is one of the optional Old Testament readings from the lectionary.  This is a purely personal choice because I happen to find the story more interesting! Today’s story from the life of Elijah follows … Continue reading

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