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Lectionary sermon for 7 July 2019 (Year C) on 2 Kings 5:1-17 and Luke 10: 1-11, 16 – 20

No Qualifications Required Sometimes the Lectionary seems out of touch with modern reality. Here we are with our 21st Century future, worrying about climate change, trade and refugee issues not to mention the US eyeballing Iran, yet today the Church … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 28 October 2018 on Mark 10: 46 – 52

I realize that, at least by convention, homework exercises should be reserved for the end of the lesson. Today I want to reverse this and invite those of you with access to the internet to find out over the next … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon 1 July 2018 on Mark 5: 21 – 43

Does Jesus Cure Cancer? This question may turn out to be a little more subtle than at first encounter. Jesus the miracle worker was indeed said to be able to offer healing – although it might also be said that … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Lent 4, Year A, 26 March 2017 on John 9:1-41

Here we have a miracle story which worries many educated Church goers with good reason in that, at least as far as the modern mind is concerned, in the real world, nature is just not like that. Blind people may … 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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Lectionary Sermon for July 26 2015 on John 6: 1 – 21

When I think of a story about Jesus doing a miracle I guess I will probably annoy some people when I say that to me the part which appears mystical or miraculous is rarely the real point. In this morning’s … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 21 June 2015 (Year b) on Mark 4:35-41 and 1 Samuel 17 (1a,4-11,19-23,32-49)

Believe it or Not Sometimes I suspect the main reason why the congregation looks to the pulpit is to check if the preacher is delivering the sort of message or the sort of sermon they want to hear. What you … Continue reading

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