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Lectionary Sermon for May 5 2019 (Easter 3) on John 21: 1-19

A corny story currently doing the rounds goes something like this. Three animals, two dogs and a cat, arrived one day at the Pearly Gates. God himself was sitting on a throne at the entrance. “Well my son”, He said … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 14 April 2019 (Palm Sunday) Year C on Luke 19:28-40

You Choose When we read about the significant events in the story of Jesus I guess the easy task would be to decide what the event meant for the key characters. Only then I suspect are we ready for the … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon 20 January, 2019, Epiphany 2, John 2:1-11

WATER TO WINE “I can’t believe that!” said Alice. “Can’t you?” the Queen said in a pitying tone. “Try again: draw a long breath, and shut your eyes.” Alice laughed. “There’s not use trying,” she said: “one can’t believe impossible … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon 23 September 2018 on James 3:13-4:3, 7,8a

Lectionary Sermon for 23 September 2018 on James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a The other day I was reading a Listener at my favourite coffee shop and I came across a quote that said: “Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. No-one is entitled … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 16 September 2018 on James 3 :1-12 Pr 19 B

Words with Consequences If you are under the delusion that our nation is warm and tolerant towards refugees try tuning to a typical talkback session when refugees are discussed.. Typically from those I have heard, a good number of callers … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 12 November 2017 on Matthew 25: 1-13

INSPIRED TO?…… I guess from time to time a large number of Christians have considered themselves inspired by some of Jesus’ wisdom as recounted by the Gospel writers. Yet given some of the realities of the day to day problems … Continue reading

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Sermon for Christ the King (Year C) Sunday, 20 November 2016 on Luke 23: 33-43

A King Follower or a King Noticer? By any measure the last two weeks have centred round some fairly dramatic events. We now note a new and very different President of the United States which is either very good or … Continue reading

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