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Lectionary Sermon for February 22 2015, Lent 1, Year B (on Mark 1: 9-15)

Hard-wired for Temptation The writer of the Gospel of Mark tells us that Jesus who we now talk of as the Son of God, started out by spending more than a month in the wilderness struggling with his temptations.   In … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for February 26 2012, Lent 1, Year B (on Mark 1: 9-15)

Hard-wired for Temptation The once uncertain trickle of knowledge about the causes of human behaviour is turning into a flood tide, yet at the same time also we also note a reluctance to see how this input from scholars and scientists … Continue reading

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