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Lectionary Sermon for Good Friday Year A (18 April 2014) on selected passages from John Chs18 -19

Good Friday Sermon, Year A Have you noticed the irony in where Jesus was crucified? Jesus had spent much of his mission identifying and breaking down the walls between people, and there he was, being crucified at Golgotha just outside … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for March 11, 2012 Lent 3 B (on John Ch 2 : 13-22 Clearing the Temple)

STRIPPING THE TRAPPINGS The trappings of religion can be extraordinarily seductive. The philosopher AN Whitehead listed some of these and some on his list might surprise you. “Collective enthusiasms, revivals, institutions, churches, rituals, Bibles, codes of behaviour are the trappings … Continue reading

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