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Sermon for 7 June 2020, Trinity Sunday, Year A on Matthew 28: 16-20

Trinity and Covid-19: Where the rubber hits the road.It may well be an understatement to state much of the world’s population is struggling with consequences of the latest pandemic. Community shutdowns, overwhelmed health systems and sudden collapse in business confidence … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 16 June 2019 on John 16: 12-15

ADDRESS: ON BEING SHAPED BY OUR CLAIMED FAITH Sometimes trying to sort out and pigeonhole the meaning of words and ideas somehow misses the point. Without careful thought, repeating words and ideas from the Bible or even from the pulpit … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Trinity Sunday – Year B – (27 May 2018) on Matthew 28 16-20 or John 3:1-17

Trinity: A Bible inspired Idea in need of a Second Look? How does the Trinity appear to the modern scientific mind? We live in an age when telescopes can probe the depths of space, looking back in time to many millions … Continue reading

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Sermon for 11 June 2017, Trinity Sunday, Year A on Matthew 28: 16-20

Occasionally trying to sort out the meaning of words and ideas somehow misses the point. Let me give you an example. Like a number of you in this room I am a grandparent. The dictionary tells me that your grandparent means … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Trinity Sunday, Year C, 22 May 2016 on John 16: 12 – 15

Although there is good practical sense in Christian living, every now and again we come to something more obscure. Here in today’s passage we encounter something which may at first seem removed from practical reality. Jesus is telling his disciples … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Trinity Sunday – Year B – (31 May 2015) on Matthew 28 16-20 or John 3:1-17

Trinity Sunday is confusing to the modern scientific mind. We live in an age when telescopes can probe the depths of space, looking back in time to many millions of galaxies, many with their million upon million of stars, many … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Trinity Sunday, Year C, 26 May 2013 on John 16: 12 – 15

Although there is good practical sense in Christian living, every now and again we come to something more obscure. Here in today’s passage we encounter something which may at first seem removed from practical reality. Jesus is telling his disciples … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Trinity Sunday (3 June 2012) on Matthew 28 16-20 or John 3:1-17

Trinity Sunday is confusing to the modern scientific mind. We live in an age when telescopes can probe the depths of space, looking back in time to many millions of galaxies, many with their million upon million of stars, many … Continue reading

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THE TRINITY – AN IDEA UNDER CONSTRUCTION – NOW NEEDING REVISION?

When we consider the emerging ideas about God we find in the pages of the Bible one puzzle is why the notion of a Trinity was so late in its formation. It is true that the Trinity was hinted at by … Continue reading

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