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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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Lectionary Sermon for 5 February 2012, Year B Epiphany 5 (on Mark 1 29-39)

On Clicking the “I agree” Box The other day I read a comment from Twitter which said To most Christians, the Bible is like a software licence. Nobody actually reads it. They just scroll to the bottom and click “I … Continue reading

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