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Lectionary Sermon for Epiphany One: January 5 2020 on Matthew 2: 1-12

Returning Home by a Different Path Some parts of the Christmas story are so much part of our culture that they seem embedded in very dubious un-Christian customs. This year in one Christmas cracker, I encountered the following “joke”. ” … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Christmas 1 (29 December 2019) on Matthew 2:13-23

No flight of Fancy You have to hand it to Matthew in the way he follows a sense of wonder for the coming of Jesus with the grimmer bits. First we had the angels, a Virgin Birth and even the … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Epiphany January 6 2013 on Matthew 2: 1-12

Returning Home by a Different Path I guess if you look around any city where Christian traditions are recognised you are likely to encounter a number of nativity scenes over the Christmas season. In the aftermath of Christmas, one question … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on a Sermon for Christmas Day 2011 based on Luke 2: 1-20

Among the decorations we have seen over the last few days I guess we have noticed that some have set up charming settings depicting the manger scene. And it is at least one way of honouring the coming of the Son of … Continue reading

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