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Lectionary Sermon for August 20 2017 (Genesis 45: 1-15)

Forgiving the Unforgivable Not all funerals are sad, not all weddings are glad, and not all family parties are welcoming affairs – but on the other hand, funerals, weddings and family get-togethers can sometimes tell far more about family relationships … Continue reading

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A SERMON FOR AUGUST 13 2017 on GENESIS 37: 1-28

Some stories in the Old Testament seem disconnected with today’s world because our lives are just too different. This is not the case today’s story of Joseph which continues to have a sort of timeless appeal because it reflects some … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for August 17 2014 (Genesis 45: 1-15) Forgiving the Unforgivable

(Apologies to regular visitors to my site – I have been on holiday without Internet connection so this late post is an older sermon on the same text!) Not all funerals are sad, not all weddings are glad, and not … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon (10 August 2014) Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat – Take Two, Genesis 37: 1 – 28

THOUGHTS STIMULATED BY GENESIS 37: 1-28 Anyone who thinks Old Testament stories are inferior to modern stories must have overlooked the story of Joseph. Joseph has long been one of my favourites and I guess in part because it is … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on Next Sunday’s Sermon August 14 (Genesis 45: 1-15) Forgiving the Unforgivable

Not all funerals are sad, not all weddings are glad, and not all family parties are welcoming affairs – but on the other hand, funerals, weddings and family get togethers can sometimes tell far more about family relationships most families … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on Next Sunday’s Sermon (7 August) Joseph andThe Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat – Take Two

THOUGHTS STIMULATED BY GENESIS 37: 1-28 Anyone who thinks Old Testament stories are inferior to modern stories must have overlooked the story of Joseph. Joseph has long been one of my favourites and I guess in part because it is a … Continue reading

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