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Three into One does go.

(Isaiah 40, 12-17, 27-31; 2 Cor 13, 11-13;Matthew 28, 16-20)   In an edition of The Reader magazine several years back there was a page of suggestions to help the unfortunate ones among us who have been assigned to preach today, Trinity Sunday, … Continue reading

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Receive the Holy Spirit…….

  (Pentecost 2017) (John 20, 19-23; James 1, 1-27)   What does it mean to be a Spirit-filled Christian?   I was reading an account the other day from a blog called ‘Charisma News’ of what happens when you are … Continue reading

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Resurrection – word for word!

Sermon for Easter Sunday 2017  Acts 10, 34-43; Matthew 28, 1-10   Easter, like Christmas, is a Christian festival, and occasionally the media remember that, and publish a story that has to do with religious belief, rather than about bunnies … 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 Spirit of the Lord is Upon Me.

(Ep2. Yr C) (I Cor. 12, 1-11; Luke 4,14-21) I wonder how you would feel if somebody gave you the same present every year on your birthday and Christmas – and you knew that they gave exactly the same thing … Continue reading

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Invitation to the Wedding

Many years ago, when I ministered at St Mary’s, one important part of my ministry was leading the Marriage Preparation Sessions. We invited all the couples who were getting married in the next few months at the church to meet … Continue reading

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Real Bread

(Eph. 5, 15-20; John 6, 51-58) Today we come to week four of the lectionary readings from Chapter 6 of John’s Gospel, which contain the story of the Feeding of the 5000, and the reflections on them by the gospel … Continue reading

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