Tag Archives: William Blake

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 17 June 2018 Year B Mark 4, 26-34

It is not often we can say Jesus told a parable which seems to have particular meaning for our time. Today’ gospel from the lectionary certainly generates discussion, yet I wonder if indeed what is often debated misses one of … 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 14 June 2015 (Pentecost 3) on Mark 4: 26 -34

  A Mustard Seed Faith By tradition Jesus may have been brought up to be a carpenter, yet the parables and illustrations he evidently used suggest he was a great observer of the world around him. I would like to … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Trinity Sunday (A) 15 June, 2014 on Matthew 28 : 16 -20

Matthew 28:16-20 16Now the eleven disciples went to Galilee, to the mountain to which Jesus had directed them.17When they saw him, they worshiped him; but some doubted.18And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 17 June 2012 on Mark 4: 26-34

A Mustard Seed Faith Jesus may have been brought up to be a carpenter, yet the parables and illustrations he used suggest he was a great observer of the world around him. I guess most of us don’t give most … Continue reading

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