Sermon Archives

April 4, 2021

The Resurrection of Our Lord

Is the resurrection another ‘rabbit hole’?  When the Sabbath was past, Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James, and Salome bought spices,  so that they might go and anoint him. And very early on the first day of the week, when the sun had  risen, they went to the tomb. And they were saying to […]

March 28, 2021

Palm Sunday

A 360 degree look around  9 And those who went before and those who followed were shouting, “Hosanna! Blessed is he who  comes in the name of the Lord! 10 Blessed is the coming kingdom of our father David! Hosanna in the  highest!” 11 And [Jesus] entered Jerusalem and went into the temple. And when […]

March 21, 2021

5th Sunday in Lent

Getting our heads around leadership … once more  35 And James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came up to him and said to him, “Teacher, we want you  to do for us whatever we ask of you.” 36 And he said to them, “What do you want me to do for you?”  37 And […]

March 14, 2021

4th Sunday in Lent

Learning the best truth of all each day  “And as Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, so must the Son of Man be lifted up, that whoever believes in  him may have eternal life.  “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not […]

March 7, 2021

3rd Sunday in Lent

The best spoilers of all  13 The Passover of the Jews was at hand, and Jesus went up to Jerusalem. 14 In the temple he found those  who were selling oxen and sheep and pigeons, and the money-changers sitting there. 15 And making a whip  of cords, he drove them all out of the temple, […]

February 28, 2021

2nd Sunday in Lent  

Don’t look at me! I’d like you to meet Jesus!  I will tell of your name to my brothers;   in the midst of the congregation I will praise you:  You who fear the Lord, praise him!  All you offspring of Jacob, glorify him,   and stand in awe of him, all you offspring of   Israel!  […]

February 21, 2021

1st Sunday in Lent

Why does it have to be so violent?  9In those days Jesus came from Nazareth of Galilee and was baptized by John in the Jordan. 10 And  when he came up out of the water, immediately he saw the heavens being torn open and the Spirit  descending on him like a dove. 11 And a […]

February 17, 2021

Ash Wednesday

Grace and peace to us from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. Reflecting on words Jesus said on the cross – “Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing” (Luke 23:34) – let’s pray: Heavenly Father, sanctify  us in your Word, your Word is truth. (Amen.)   Dear Christian Friends, […]

February 14, 2021

Transfiguration

Getting to the centre of things  12 Since we have such a hope, we are very bold, 13 not like Moses, who would put a veil over his face  so that the Israelites might not gaze at the outcome of what was being brought to an end. 14 But their  minds were hardened. For to […]

February 7, 2021

5th Sunday a The Epiphany

1 Corinthians 9:16-27  Living the Gospel  16 For if I preach the gospel, that gives me no ground for boasting. For necessity is laid upon me. Woe to me  if I do not preach the gospel! 17 For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward, but if not of my […]

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