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Lectionary sermon for 19 July 2020 Matthew 13: 24-30,36-43

THE WHEAT AND WEEDS IN A COVID CONTEXT It is not very hard to see what Jesus was probably driving at when he told the story of the wheat and the weeds (tares?). The useful and valued wheat plants (presumably … Continue reading

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Lectionary sermon for 23 July 2017 Matthew 13: 24-30,36-43

The Wheat and the Tares in a Modern Context It is all very well to state the blindingly obvious that the times they are a changing.   What is not nearly so clear is to decide what the changing times mean … Continue reading

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Lectionary Sermon for Sunday 20 July 2014,( The Wheat and the Tares) Matthew 13: 24-30,36-43

Some of Jesus’ stories have lost something over the passage of time – but Jesus’ parable of the wheat and the tares takes on new urgency in this age when we are surrounded by competing teachings, different versions of religion … Continue reading

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First Thoughts on Next Sunday’s sermon topic (17 July): the Wheat and the Tares

First Thoughts on the Sermon for Sunday 17 July, The Wheat and the Tares. (with acknowledgment to ideas – possibly now distorted beyond recognition – from Rex Hunt, http://religioustolerance.org , John Pridmore, and William Loader) Some of Jesus’ stories have … Continue reading

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