Tag Archives: 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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Prayer…

Hello Folks! Yesterday our worship was centred around prayer. The Gospel reading was Luke 18:9-14 The Parable of the Pharisee and the Tax Collector. As this parable follows on from last week’s parable on persistence in prayer, I felt that … 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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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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