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Lectionary Sermon Easter 4 May 3 2020 on John 10:1-10

On Being the Sheep or the GateThe gospels portray Jesus as a master story teller and as a wonderful example of someone who lives his message. Many hymns we sing in our worship services focus on praising Jesus and of … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon 28 July 2019 (Year C) on Luke 11:1-13

Jesus on Prayer Perhaps like me you have come across the statement: “Prayer doesn’t change things. Prayer changes people and people change things”. A fine sentiment, but perhaps it leaves out one factor. Prayer can only find its meaning for … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 24 July 2016 (Year C) based on Luke 11:1-13

I remember once reading: “Prayer doesn’t change things. Prayer changes people and people change things”. A fine sentiment, but perhaps it leaves out one factor. Prayer can only find its meaning for us if we too see ourselves as people … Continue reading

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What Violence Doesn’t Achieve (Second version)

Donald Trump has been sounding off about terrorism calling for tougher measures. We have his call for more stringent border controls, for more violent treatment of potential terror suspects including use of torture and even his advocating killing members of … Continue reading

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