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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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Lectionary Sermon for 22 April 2012, Easter 3 Year B on Luke 24: 36 – 48

Yes, I suppose the perceptive among you have noted that today’s lectionary gospel reading is from Luke – and this year’s Gospel is supposed to be Mark. Last year the focus was Matthew in year A, this year it is … Continue reading

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The Road to Emmaus

The Road to Emmaus: A Parable about Jesus John Dominic Crossan, who to me is one the more interesting modern scholars of the Bible, once pointed out that as well as the parables we remember that Jesus told, there are … Continue reading

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