Tag Archives: Covenant

What are we here for?

(Isaiah 58, 1-9a; Matthew 5, 13-20)   “What are we here for?”   Over the last couple of weeks the Gospel readings have been telling us about the beginning of Jesus’s ministry, and the calling of his first disciples. And … 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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Hear the Word of the Lord!

(Psalm 19; Exodus 20, 1-17; John 2, 13-22)  How do we know God? How do we hear what God wants of us? The psalm, Old Testament reading and Gospel passage for today all provide answers to those questions. Psalm 19 begins … Continue reading

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Take up your Cross

Genesis 17, 1-7, 15 & 16; Mark 8, 31-38 Imagine two job advertisements side by side in the ‘Appointments’ section of a national newspaper. One specifies that to do the job you must move from your own country, but you’ll … Continue reading

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Being God’s Temple

Leviticus 19, 1-2 & 9-18; 1 Cor. 3, 10-11 & 16-23; Matthew 5, 38-48.  This week I found out a little bit about the history of this church.   As with many places of worship, there was a continual process … Continue reading

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