Tag Archives: John

Sermon for 12 August 2018 on John 6:51-58

BREAD WITH A PURPOSE Well here we are on Lay Preachers Sunday, and it occurs to me that those who haven’t had a turn at leading worship, might not quite appreciate that those of us who are required to be … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for May 8, 2016 (Easter 7 C)on John 17:20-26

(Note for those looking instead for a Mothers’ Day sermon you might try Lectionary sermon for 13 May 2012 Easter 6 Year b (and Mothers day) on John 15:9-17) For the Gospel reading laid down for the lectionary for today … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for Christmas 2 C, January 3, 2016 on John 1:1-18

The Light for Those Who Choose Today’s passage from the gospel of John is powerful in its poetic imagery, and yet it should also remind us of a potential sticking point for many. When the writer of the gospel of … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 2 August 2015 on John 6: 24 -35

Although each of the gospel writers deals with some common material, each has their own style and each has somewhat different intentions in telling their story. John for example is strongly attracted to metaphor and seems to delight in poetic … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 14 December 2014 on Isaiah 61:1-4,8-11 and John 1: 6-8,19-28

FILTERING CHRISMAS THROUGH THE POLAROIDS For we who have the good fortune to live amongst the wealthy, one of the intriguing developments to Christmas over recent years has been the way our Christmas images have been reshaped as they link to our … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for Christmas 2 A, January 5, 2014 on John 1:1-18

The Light for Those Who Choose Today’s passage from the gospel of John is powerful in its poetic imagery, and yet it also reminds us of a potential sticking point for many. When the writer of the gospel of John … Continue reading

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