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Lectionary Sermon for 12 March 2017, Lent 2, Year A on John 3:1-17

There is much about following Jesus which is counter intuitive. There seems to be a universal urge for people to give priority to look after their own interests and their own people first. Yet following Jesus way requires “forgive your enemies”, … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Trinity Sunday, Year C, 22 May 2016 on John 16: 12 – 15

Although there is good practical sense in Christian living, every now and again we come to something more obscure. Here in today’s passage we encounter something which may at first seem removed from practical reality. Jesus is telling his disciples … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for March 15 2015 Lent 4 Year B on John 3: 14-21

Truth by Night The gospel excerpt today leaves out the verses giving its setting. Yet that setting reminds us that that for each of us truth only begins to take shape when we go out of our way to seek … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for, 16 March 2014, Lent 2, on John 3:1-17

If we had a suspicion that our religion which we had followed for years was not quite right and further that someone else outside the mainstream might have the answer, I wonder what we would actually do…truthfully? Nicodemus was facing … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Trinity Sunday, Year C, 26 May 2013 on John 16: 12 – 15

Although there is good practical sense in Christian living, every now and again we come to something more obscure. Here in today’s passage we encounter something which may at first seem removed from practical reality. Jesus is telling his disciples … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Epiphany 2: 20 January 2013 on John 2:1-11

WATER TO WINE “I can’t believe that!” said Alice. “Can’t you?” the Queen said in a pitying tone. “Try again: draw a long breath, and shut your eyes.” Alice laughed. “There’s not use trying,” she said: “one can’t believe impossible … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for March 18 2012 Lent 4 Year B on John 3: 14-21

Nicodemus comes to Jesus by night – and we are given to understand that this would have been in secret since Jesus would hardly have been accepted by the orthodox group that Nicodemus represents. Nichodemus comes seeking the truth about … Continue reading

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