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Lectionary Sermon for 30 July 2017 on Matthew 13:31-52 The Parable of the Mustard Seed

If there had been a single parable that might qualify Jesus for inevitable execution by crucifixion I suspect this story of the mustard seed would provide all the evidence the Jews or the Romans might need.   We might also have … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 2 October 2016 on Luke 17: 5-10

A Big Enough Mustard Seed? One often overlooked aspect of Christianity is the little amount we should need by way of theology before we can start the task of living the faith. Mind you, at least you can see where … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 14 June 2015 (Pentecost 3) on Mark 4: 26 -34

  A Mustard Seed Faith By tradition Jesus may have been brought up to be a carpenter, yet the parables and illustrations he evidently used suggest he was a great observer of the world around him. I would like to … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon (27 July 2014 ) Matthew 13:31-52 The Parable of the Mustard Seed

Jesus was a good story teller. These days we miss some of the best bits because we are sometimes ignorant about the setting for his story telling, but let me assure you this particular parable – the parable of the … Continue reading

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