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Lectionary Sermon for Good Friday, Year A, on selected passages from John Chs18 -19

Good Friday Sermon, Year ASince we are now at a point in political history when there has been much written and said about walls, have you noticed the irony associated with Jesus’ crucifixion? Jesus had spent much of his mission … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 17 November 2019 on Luke 21: 5-19

Walls to Enclose, Walls to Exclude I have sympathy with ancient tribes looking to walls to safeguard their safety, sometimes even sending the message to strangers on the outside of such walls that such constructions also imply a declaration of … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Good Friday Year A (14 April 2017) on selected passages from John Chs18 -19

Thoughts on Shifting the Wall There was unintentional irony in the place chosen for Jesus’ crucifixion. Jesus had spent much of his mission identifying and breaking down the walls between people, and there he was, being crucified at Golgotha just … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Good Friday Year A (18 April 2014) on selected passages from John Chs18 -19

Good Friday Sermon, Year A Have you noticed the irony in where Jesus was crucified? Jesus had spent much of his mission identifying and breaking down the walls between people, and there he was, being crucified at Golgotha just outside … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for 13 November 2016 on Luke 21: 5-19

Walls to Enclose, Walls to Exclude Looking back over the last two or three months of the US elections, of all the issues that most symbolized the division and perhaps even most told us about what really mattered in the … Continue reading

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