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A lectionary sermon for 19 August 2018 on Proverbs 9: 1 – 6 Year B Proper 15

Every now and again it is good to remind ourselves that the people who first tried to assemble the first writings that eventually became our Bible started with a view of the world that is not our view. Historians now … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 24 December 2017 (Advent 4B) on Luke 1:26 – 38

The literal truth of the Christmas gospel stories may not be the real issue for modern Christians. Tradition has it that a wise man was once confronted by one of his disciples. “Why is it?” the young man wanted to … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 19 July 2015 on 2 Samuel 7: 1-14a and Mark 6: 30 – 34, 53 – 56 Pentecost 8

Not many of us are in that happy position of being able to build a magnificent mansion, let alone the most impressive temple in the country. Even King David had to start small. As a shepherd boy much of his … Continue reading

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