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Lectionary Sermon for 25 February, 2018 Lent 2 Year B based on Mark 8: 31-38

He called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me“. Mark 8:34 Say what?… Oh so familiar words but what … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Lent 3, 28 February 2016 on Luke 13: 1-9

The great thing about parables is that they appear to shake you out of your conventional thought patterns and give you a chance to see the familiar in a different light. However, at the same time the catch with the … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 3 May 2015 , Easter 5 b (The True Vine ) John 15: 1-8

It is inevitable that we must encounter Jesus through the filters of the Gospel writers. With anywhere up to three years of the Jesus ministry to generate the original events and memories on which the gospels were based – and … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for March 1, 2015 Lent 2 Year B based on Mark 8: 31-38

He called the crowd with his disciples, and said to them, “If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross and follow me“. Mark 8:34 What did that mean….“Take up your cross and … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 13 November 2016 on Luke 21: 5-19

Walls to Enclose, Walls to Exclude Looking back over the last two or three months of the US elections, of all the issues that most symbolized the division and perhaps even most told us about what really mattered in the … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 6 May 2012 , Easter 5 b (The True Vine ) John 15: 1-8

It is inevitable that we must encounter Jesus through the filters of the Gospel writers. With perhaps three years of the Jesus ministry to generate the original events and memories on which the gospels were based – and a few … Continue reading

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