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Lectionary Sermon for 16 June 2013 Pr 6 Year C on Luke 7:36 – 8:3

Today’s story about the encounter of the sinful woman with Jesus carries an underlying message that we would be unwise to ignore.   The teaching we might learn from this encounter is not so much about how Jesus reacted, but rather what it … Continue reading

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Alternative Good Friday Sermon for 29 March 2013 on Luke 23: 32 – 46

Dorothy Sayers once raised the question as to why so many of us react with horror when a cat catches a bird, yet we seem quite unmoved when the infinitely worse horror of the crucifixion is paraded before us in … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 10 March 2013 Lent 4 on Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32

The Prodigal Son, an unfinished story Unfinished stories can be quite infuriating. If we go back a few years, there was a time at that most famous of all Universities, Oxford University, where no student could be given a degree … Continue reading

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