Tag Archives: Martin Luther

Lectionary Sermon for 13 October 2019 on Luke 17:11-19

WHAT MADE THE TENTH LEPER UNIQUE? I am guessing that any unexpected healing, particularly faith healing, would attract attention for the “wow” effect, yet there is something a little more unexpected in today’s gospel. Martin Luther for one, saw past … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 9 October 2016 on Luke 17: 11-19 (Year C)

On Relating to the Tenth Leper When it comes to healing, healing is not quite the same as being made whole again. Most of us have probably had a whole range of accidents and illnesses by the time we reach … Continue reading

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Some Passing Thoughts About Xmas Employment

The other day I heard of a new seasonal job vacancy. This was that of Christmas lights detangler for a UK branch of Tesco’s. Given the modern propensity of some to festoon their whole house with lights, and with a … Continue reading

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Lectionary Reading for 5 October 2014 (Matthew 21 :33-46)

Ready to Deliver the Harvest ?? First the Reading: Matthew Ch 21: 33 – 46 33“Listen to another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a fence around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 13 October 2013 on Luke 17: 11-19 (Year C)

On Relating to the Tenth Leper When it comes to healing, healing is not quite the same as being made whole again. Most of us have probably had a whole range of accidents and illnesses by the time we reach … Continue reading

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A lectionary sermon for 2 September 2012 on James 1: 17 -27

A crossword puzzle clue for you: In a word ( 8 letters) what does James, the brother of Jesus, think true religion is all about? The Epistle of James is one of those books in the Bible that almost didn’t … Continue reading

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