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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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A lectionary sermon for Christmas 1 A (New Year’s Day) 2017 on Matthew 2:13-23

You have to hand it to Matthew in the way he balances a sense of wonder for the coming of Jesus with the grimmer bits. Admittedly it is an otherworldly story of angels, the shepherds the wise men and of … Continue reading

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