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Lectionary Sermon for 18 August 2019 (Year C) on Luke 12:49-56

An Unvarnished Truth A Bible quiz question: in terms of the total pages written, which New Testament author wrote the most? No not Paul! Luke as the only systematic historian of the emerging Christian Church with his detailed “Acts of … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 26 May 2019 John 14: 23-29

The Second Coming? – (R Open minded): Parental guidance not a bad idea. Like health warnings on food and tobacco, it might be that sometimes even sermons should require a warning to flag potential discomfort on the part of the … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 10 February 2019 on Luke 5: 1-11

THE CALL TO “FISH” Several times over the last few weeks I have been approached by strangers downtown who are keen to share religious books or pamphlets apparently intended to save me from God’s judgement, give me a real purpose … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Christmas 1C, 30 December 2018 on Luke 2: 41-52

For me, the Church part of Christmas day seems a bit disconnected from what follows. Familiar Bible readings, carols, some artificial props to remind us of the Manger scene, and for families anxious to get back to family gatherings, with … Continue reading

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A Christmas Day Reflection by Bill Peddie

Would you be insulted if someone called you a heretic? Today I want to suggest that not all heresy should be condemned out of hand, and when it comes to Christmas, the occasional heretic might have something to teach us. … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for December 9 2018 Advent 2 C based on Luke 3: 1-6

I guess I am risking an argument when I say I am disappointed that Bible literalists and atheists sell the Bible short when they assume that the Bible was written with the intention of being read as all literally true. … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 14 August 2016 (Year C) on Luke 12:49-56

An Unvarnished Truth A Bible quiz question which seems to trip up typical church-goers is to ask: in terms of the total pages written, which author wrote the most? No not Paul. Luke as the only systematic historian of the emerging … Continue reading

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