Tag Archives: Harold Camping

Lectionary sermon 8 November 2020 on Matthew 25: 1-13

SLEEPING THROUGH THE CALL TO ACTIONGiven the extreme differences between our society and that in Jesus’ day, is it surprising that some find today’s parable strange and even irrelevant. I hope I don’t upset my listeners by suggesting first that … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 18 November 2018 on Mark 13: 1-8

A few years back I recall a TV interview with a man who had survived 11 lightning strikes and lived to tell the tale. The lightning victim’s explanation was that God must therefore have some special purpose for him. I … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 9 November 2014 on Matthew 25: 1-13

The things that you’re li’ble to read in the Bible, It ain’t necessarily so! (from Porgy and Bess)   Is today’s reading really about end times? If you cast your mind back to 2011 there was something almost sad and tragic … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 18 November 2012 on Mark 13: 1 – 8

NB   This sermon has been updated and hopefully improved for 15 November 2015 FALSE PROPHETS When the mega storm hit the east coast of the United States recently, it was probably inevitable that a number of self-appointed prophets should immediately … Continue reading

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First thoughts on a lectionary sermon for 6 November 2011(Matthew 25: 1 – 13)

The things that you’re li’ble to read in the Bible, It ain’t necessarily so! (from Porgy and Bess) There is something almost sad and tragic about the strange and now almost doddery old Pastor, Harold Camping, who for the third … Continue reading

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