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Wisdom, Word and Parables

(Wisdom of Solomon 12, 13 & 16-19; Matthew 13, 24-30, 36-43)   The Church of England’s General Synod has just met in York; and like so many meetings of that body recently, the most contentious items on the agenda were … Continue reading

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Doubting Thomas?

(Ephesians 2, 19-22; John 20, 24-29)   It’s possible nowadays to have very professional looking greetings cards made by a commercial company, using photographs you yourself have taken. My husband had one recently from our son.  But I wonder how … Continue reading

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Oh, grow up!

[cartoon] (Deuteronomy 30, 15 – 20; I Corinthians 3, 1-9; Matthew 5, 21-37)   When I was studying social psychology, and again when I was training to be a teacher, I came across the work of a Frenchman called Jean … Continue reading

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The Good Shepherd

Easter 4. Year B. Psalm 23. John 10, (1-)11- 18 I don’t suppose many of us know much about sheep. We live in a suburban environment. We may see a few sheep on the hillsides in the green belt from … Continue reading

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The Resurrection

(Acts 3, 12-19; Luke 24, 36-48)   Around Easter time, some of the newspapers remember it’s actually a Christian festival, and run a story which relates to faith or the Church. Several years ago, on Good Friday, The Times reported … Continue reading

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At-one-ment

Sermon for Passion Sunday Yr B ( Jeremiah 31, 31-34, John 12, 20-33) Today is Passion Sunday, when we turn our minds yet again to the Passion of Jesus, which we believe brought redemption and eternal life to us, and … Continue reading

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Harvest of the Word.

(Acts 2,44-47; John 1,1-5 & 9-14)   When I was a primary school class teacher, there were certain types of children who drove me up the wall! One of these was the child who was always doing something wrong – … Continue reading

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