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Sermon for 22 July 2018 on 2 Samuel 7: 1-16, Mark 6 30-37

Thoughts on building the home, not the house of God Most young people starting out as school leavers rapidly discover that building a magnificent house is beyond all but the very rich, let alone the most impressive temple in the … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Lent 3 b March 4, 2018 (John Ch 2 : 13-22 Clearing the Temple)

Would our chosen trappings of religion pass the Jesus test? How much of our religion really matters and how much would be what the philosopher A.N. Whitehead dismissed as trappings? Reflect on what Whitehead saw when he looked at the … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 19 July 2015 on 2 Samuel 7: 1-14a and Mark 6: 30 – 34, 53 – 56 Pentecost 8

Not many of us are in that happy position of being able to build a magnificent mansion, let alone the most impressive temple in the country. Even King David had to start small. As a shepherd boy much of his … Continue reading

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