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Lectionary Reading for 5 October 2014 (Matthew 21 :33-46)

Ready to Deliver the Harvest ?? First the Reading: Matthew Ch 21: 33 – 46 33“Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 22 January 2017 on Matthew 4:12-23

Knowingly putting yourself at risk is not a typical response to known danger. But that is only half one point at issue in today’s reading. Putting the issue another way, there is considerable difference in the actions of the young … Continue reading

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First thoughts on a sermon (homily) for Advent 2 B, 4 December 2011 (Isaiah 40: 1-11, Mark 1: 1-8)

I notice that down at the Town Centre they have put out the Christmas trees, in the stores they are starting to play Christmassy music – “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” …. And even “Snoopy’s Christmas”. The decorations are … Continue reading

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First Thoughts for a Sermon (homily) for Advent 1 B, 27 November 2011 (based on Isaiah 64:1-9 and Mark 13:24-37)

ADDRESS: FINDING CHRIST DESPITE RELIGION Little of the following is entirely original, but rather much is based on the writings of Bill Loader, William Willimon, Fred Craddock and Hans Reudi Weber (ie I have had a hard week!) If nations choose … Continue reading

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