Category Archives: Jesus

3rd Sunday of Epiphany – Follow the Way

Readings: Isaiah 9:1-4 and Matthew 4:12-23 In our reading this morning we hear Matthew’s very dramatic version of Jesus’ calling of the disciples.  I say, dramatic because it seems that Jesus just says the word and instantly the men cast … Continue reading

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Baptism of Our Lord – 12th January 2014

      Scripture passage: Matthew 3:13-17 Meet Nadia.  Some of you may already know her.  If you don’t you can find out more here. The reason I was talking about her in worship this morning was because of the … Continue reading

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Traveling Sunday… 20th October 2013

  Hello Everyone! Just checking in to let you know why there’s no sermon, (as such), this week.  I shall be visiting another church tomorrow, whilst the good folk at Christ Church are celebrating an anniversary service with a visiting … Continue reading

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Sermon for Sunday 13th October

Reading: Luke 17:11-19 Sermon:  God’s people are a thankful people. Let us pray:  May the words of my mouth and the thoughts of all our hearts be acceptable in your sight, O God, our rock and our Redeemer.  Amen. Many … Continue reading

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September 29th 2013 – Letter to Ezree

Today we have a baptism; hurrah!  It has become our tradition, (borrowed from Elizabeth over on Telling Secrets) that, when we have a baptism, the sermon appears in the form of a letter to the baptised, who, we hope will … Continue reading

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Sermon Sunday 23rd June

Hello everyone!  Just a little note to make clear that the following is not necessarily a word for word account of my preaching yesterday.  I didn’t write anything down this week so I am putting up the gist of it … Continue reading

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Sermon for Sunday 16th June

Bible Readings:  2 Samuel 22:1-10  and Luke 7:36-8:3 Today is Father’s Day in the U.K, however the lectionary completely ignores this fact and centres instead on the actions of a woman.  Well, folks, that doesn’t happen very often, so I’m … Continue reading

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