Category Archives: Kingdom of God

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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Saw this and thought of ……. US!

Ahh, the wonders of Facebook.  One of my social media pals came across an interesting piece from a minister in the USA who lists 12 reasons why her church may not be the church for you.  I can’t help but … 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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Sermon for Sunday 6th October 2013

“Faith as small as a mustard seed.” Readings:  Habakkuk 1:1-4 and 2:1-4                   Luke 17:5-10 Emily was worried. Mummy was ill and in the hospital. Daddy said everything was going to be o.k – they just needed to have faith.  Emily … 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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10th March – the Prodigal Son

This morning’s Gospel reading is one of Jesus’ parables and is so well known that I think it’s all too easy to let it simply ‘wash over us’ as we listen to it.  Parables are not just simple stories though … Continue reading

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