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Lectionary Sermon for Easter Sunday 21 April 2019 on Luke 24: 1-12

Easter Day – Now What? “Christ is risen!” And they all replied….. “Christ is risen indeed”. It is clear that many in the wider Christian Church take it for granted that they are expected to make this response. However if … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for March 3 2019(Transfiguration Year C) Luke 9 28-36 (+ 37-43)

COMING DOWN FROM THE MOUNTAIN-TOP Many churches today are not full. To the modern way of most people’s thinking, some parts of the Bible seem decidedly ill-suited for our secular age. Think for example of those accounts of a naked Adam … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 3 February 2019 (Epiphany 4) on Luke 4: 21-30

Today’s gospel seems to present a puzzle. Luke portrays Jesus as an accepted and invited young preacher coming back to his own home patch. From Luke we not Jesus had already been teaching in synagogues in the area, gaining a … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Easter Sunday 27 March 2016 on Luke 24: 1-12

“Christ is risen!” And they all replied….. “Christ is risen indeed”. It is clear that many in the wider Christian Church take it for granted that they are expected to make this response. However if there should be a supplementary … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Easter Sunday 31 March 2013 on Luke 24: 1-12

“Christ is risen!” And they all replied….. “Christ is risen indeed”. Although a good part of the world’s Christian population would probably be comfortable making such a response, if there should be a supplementary question, “What do you mean by … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 3 February 2013 (Epiphany 4) on Luke 4: 21-30

Today we find ourselves with a puzzle. We have Jesus, obviously an accepted and invited preacher coming back to his own home patch, and more than that, we even hear that he had already been teaching in synagogues in the … Continue reading

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