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Good Friday Reflection

  Psalm 221-21; Mark 14.53- 15 end.   Today we reach the conclusion of the Holy Week story; perhaps the inevitable conclusion.   We have heard how Jesus rode into Jerusalem, riding on a beast of burden, fulfilling the prophesy … Continue reading

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In Christ there is no ‘Them’ and ‘Us’

(Gal.3, 23-29; Luke 8, 26-39 On Tuesday last week, I took a primary school assembly, and these were my visual aids: Stan, the banana and Olly the orange. I used them to tell the story of the Good Samaritan.   … Continue reading

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What do you want me to do for you?

(Proper 25. Yr B. Jer.31, 7-9; Mark 10, 46-52) “What do you want me to do for you?” The question which Jesus asks of the blind beggar, Bartimeus; Bartimeus asks to be allowed to see again. Just before this incident, … Continue reading

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Storm Tossed

( 2 Cor 6,1-13. Mark 4 35 – 41 )  In the name of God, who was, and is, and is to come. Amen.   Sometimes the Church of England lectionary appears to play strange tricks with those who preach. … 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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Transfiguration.

Sermon for the Sunday before Lent. Yr B.    (2 Cor. 4, 3-6, Mark 9, 2-9.) Every so often, I’m given a voucher for a beauty salon as a present, and I spend an hour or so being pampered!   As … Continue reading

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Who’s Calling?

(Revelation 5,1-10; John 1, 43-51) In the early 1980s, I was doing a job that was making me very unhappy. It was only part time, but it was stressful; my immediate superior was frequently unwell and I had to help … Continue reading

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