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Lectionary Sermon 9 February 2020 on Matthew 5:13-20

LIVING THE GOSPEL RESPONSE I don’t know about you, but BBC images of traumatized and wounded children being pulled from the wreckage of bombed buildings, or for that matter video clips of clearly undernourished refugees living in crowded refugee camps … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 30 September 2018 on Mark 9: 38-50

I suspect the real attraction of long running soap operas on TV is that human strengths and weaknesses are not unique to any place or any time. Down through the centuries, each nation’s leaders and each tribe within that nation … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 5 February 2017, (Epiphany 5A) on Matthew 5:13-20

You probably remember a few months ago when the world TV viewing audiences were shocked by a news clip of a young Syrian boy, sitting alone in mute despair in an ambulance after an air strike on Aleppo, covered in blood and … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 9 February 2014, (Epiphany 5A) on Matthew 5:13-20

John Stott seems to have had it right when he put it this way: “The Sermon on the Mount is probably the best-known part of the teaching of Jesus, though arguably it is the least understood, and certainly it is … Continue reading

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