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Lectionary Sermon 10 November 2019 on Luke 20:27-38 (Pr 27)

The God of the Living Have you ever noticed that the people who are most certain about what happens after death are still alive? I know the Bible makes thousands of statements but knowing which statements are intended as literal … Continue reading

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A Lectionary Sermon for Easter Sunday 1 April 2018, based on John 20 1-18

I wonder how many preachers would be prepared to read Peter Rollin’s monologue at their Easter day service.   It starts…. “Without equivocation or hesitation I fully and completely admit that I deny the resurrection of Christ. This is something that … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Easter Sunday 27 March 2016 on Luke 24: 1-12

“Christ is risen!” And they all replied….. “Christ is risen indeed”. It is clear that many in the wider Christian Church take it for granted that they are expected to make this response. However if there should be a supplementary … Continue reading

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Some passing brief reflections on the work of Jürgen Moltmann

Jürgen Moltmann (born in Hamburg 8 April 1926) is an influential German theologian whose early attempts at theology were originally shaped by the influence of theologians like Karl Barth and philosophers like Hegel and Bloch. Later he transferred his attention … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday Sermon for 2014 (Year A)

Easter Sunday, globally by far the most important festival in the Christian year, has also become the most variable, with a profusion of religious customs and impressive occasions, most of which represent sincere attempts to demonstrate and celebrate the significance … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 6 November 2016 on Luke 20:27-38 (Pr 27)

The God of the Living I have encountered many people who have favourite Bible passages, yet because the Bible is from its title (from Koine Greek τὰ βιβλία, tà biblía, “the books”) and in reality a veritable library of books, … Continue reading

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