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Lectionary Sermon for 17 September 2017 on Matthew 20: 1-16

“We will be judged by how we are to people to whom we owe nothing.” Rabbi Hugo Grynn The standard, and I suggest limited, way of looking at this reading from Matthew about the labourers and the vineyard is to … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for Christmas 2 C, January 3, 2016 on John 1:1-18

The Light for Those Who Choose Today’s passage from the gospel of John is powerful in its poetic imagery, and yet it should also remind us of a potential sticking point for many. When the writer of the gospel of … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon (27 July 2014 ) Matthew 13:31-52 The Parable of the Mustard Seed

Jesus was a good story teller. These days we miss some of the best bits because we are sometimes ignorant about the setting for his story telling, but let me assure you this particular parable – the parable of the … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for Christmas 2 A, January 5, 2014 on John 1:1-18

The Light for Those Who Choose Today’s passage from the gospel of John is powerful in its poetic imagery, and yet it also reminds us of a potential sticking point for many. When the writer of the gospel of John … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on Next Sunday’s Sermon (24 July) The Parable of the Mustard Seed

Matthew 13 : 31-52 Jesus was a good story teller. These days we miss some of the best bits because we are sometimes ignorant about the setting for his story telling, but let me assure you this particular parable – … Continue reading

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