Tag Archives: Colin Morris

Lectionary sermon for 18 November 2018 on Mark 13: 1-8

A few years back I recall a TV interview with a man who had survived 11 lightning strikes and lived to tell the tale. The lightning victim’s explanation was that God must therefore have some special purpose for him. I … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 4 November 2018 on Mark 12: 28 – 34

The Love Puzzle: When we look at the almost world wide universal lack of welcome for refugees from war zones – or the reluctance on the part of the peoples of the world to work for a fair distribution of … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 4 February 2018 on Mark 1: 29 – 39

On Clicking the “I agree” Box Some time back I read a Twitter comment: “To most Christians, the Bible is like a software licence. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click “I agree”@almightygod… ” While … Continue reading

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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 15 November 2015 on Mark 13: 1-8

Last Sunday evening, I watched a TV interview with a man who has survived 11 lightning strikes and lived to tell the tale. The lightning victim’s explanation was that God must therefore have some special purpose for him. I have … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 1 November 2015 on Mark 12: 28 – 34

Because as Colin Morris once pointed out, “love is the sub text in virtually every sermon”, it is easy to miss the novelty of Jesus’ famous summary of the law as being boiled down to two love-centred commandments. Perhaps however … 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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