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Lectionary sermon for Palm Sunday 1 April 2012 on Mark 11:1-11 (or John 12:12 – 16)

Palm Sunday as recorded by Mark is a story overlaid with confusion about Jesus, prophetic symbolism and a strange mix of humility and in-your-face political challenge. You may well already be aware that Jesus entry to Jerusalem is suggested by … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for February 19, 2012 Transfiguration Sunday, Year B on Mark 9: 2-9

Much of the modern Church appears embarrassed by the story of the transfiguration. In a scientific age, we find awkward stories of visions of the old Testament figures of Moses and Elijah on a mountain top together with Jesus reportedly … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on the Lectionary Sermon for August 21, 2011 Matthew 16: 13 – 20

But It’s Not About the Son of God! (?) First Thoughts on the Lectionary Sermon for Sunday August 21, 2011 Matthew 16: 13 – 20.   A couple of years ago I commissioned a side panel for the notice board outside … Continue reading

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