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Lectionary sermon for 27 August 2017 on Matthew 16: 21-28

If our Government or even our Church were trying to lead our community in a direction which went against what our consciences were telling us, would we be prepared to speak up? Can I suggest that most people prefer to … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 31 August 2014 on Matthew 16: 21-28

If you contrast what Jesus was saying in this reading from Matthew about carrying your cross with what all too often passes for the practice of standard Christianity today, the contrast could not be more marked. Jesus appeared to be … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 25 June 2017 (Pentecost 3) on Matthew 10:37-42

37Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me; and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me;38and whoever does not take up the cross and follow me is not worthy … Continue reading

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First thoughts on Lectionary Sermon Sunday 28 August 2011 (Matthew 16:21-28)Take Up Your Cross

If you contrast what Jesus was saying in this reading from Matthew about carrying your cross with what all too often passes for the practice of standard Christianity today, the contrast could not be more marked. Jesus appeared to be … Continue reading

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