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Lectionary Sermon for 1 September 2019 on Luke 14:1,7-14

On Taking the Message Seriously While most Christians claim to believe that Jesus was the way, the truth and the life, in reality, followers who genuinely try to follow his teaching tend to be so far out of step with … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 17 September 2017 on Matthew 20: 1-16

“We will be judged by how we are to people to whom we owe nothing.” Rabbi Hugo Grynn The standard, and I suggest limited, way of looking at this reading from Matthew about the labourers and the vineyard is to … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Easter 3 Year A (April 30, 2017) on Luke 24; 13 -35

The Emmaus Road: A Parable about Jesus? I have never counted them myself, but I seem to remember reading somewhere that on no fewer than 17 occasions Jesus has cause to reprimand one or more of his disciples for being … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Epiphany 2: 17 January 2016 on John 2:1-11

WATER TO WINE “I can’t believe that!” said Alice. “Can’t you?” the Queen said in a pitying tone. “Try again: draw a long breath, and shut your eyes.” Alice laughed. “There’s not use trying,” she said: “one can’t believe impossible … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 19 April 2015, Easter 3 Year B on Luke 24: 36 – 48

A Selfie Wont Quite Do It I guess we have all noted the current craze for selfie pictures. For the serious addict, the must-have accessory is the selfie stick, whereby the aspiring star of every photo can have themselves in … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Easter 3 Year A (May 4, 2014) on Luke 24; 13 -35

Lectionary Sermon for Easter 3 Year A (May 4, 2014) on Luke 24; 13 -35 : The Emmaus Road: A Parable about Jesus I have never counted them myself, but I seem to remember reading somewhere that on no fewer … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 28 August 2016 on Luke 14:1,7-14

Francis of Assisi appears to have been something of an embarrassment to the Church of his day when most church leadership of the time seemed focused on hierarchy and status. As stories of the deeds of Francis with his humility and … Continue reading

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