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Lectionary Sermon for Easter Sunday 21 April 2019 on Luke 24: 1-12

Easter Day – Now What? “Christ is risen!” And they all replied….. “Christ is risen indeed”. It is clear that many in the wider Christian Church take it for granted that they are expected to make this response. However if … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon 24 February 2019 Epiphany 7C Luke 6 27-38

JESUS’ WORDS – OUR RESPONSE I wonder what those in the non Church community would make of the typical modern Church setting for young people where a good part of the expression of worship appears to be the singing of … Continue reading

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A lectionary sermon for 19 August 2018 on Proverbs 9: 1 – 6 Year B Proper 15

Every now and again it is good to remind ourselves that the people who first tried to assemble the first writings that eventually became our Bible started with a view of the world that is not our view. Historians now … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday Sermon for 2017 (Year A)

It seems to me we it would be good to find our own personal answers to two questions about Easter. The first one is that perennial question – do we believe that Jesus was resurrected so that in some sense … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Easter Sunday 27 March 2016 on Luke 24: 1-12

“Christ is risen!” And they all replied….. “Christ is risen indeed”. It is clear that many in the wider Christian Church take it for granted that they are expected to make this response. However if there should be a supplementary … Continue reading

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A lectionary sermon for 16 August 2015 on Proverbs 9: 1 – 6 Year B Proper 15

Today with our reading from what is categorised as Wisdom literature in the Book of Proverbs we find ourselves in the part of the Bible which focuses on practical advice. The Song of Songs, Ecclesiastes, Proverbs and in the New … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday Sermon for 2014 (Year A)

Easter Sunday, globally by far the most important festival in the Christian year, has also become the most variable, with a profusion of religious customs and impressive occasions, most of which represent sincere attempts to demonstrate and celebrate the significance … Continue reading

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