Tag Archives: Elijah

Follow Me

(Romans 12, 9-21; Matt. 16, 21-28.) There’s a version of the Gospel that is preached by some evangelists, particularly some of the tele-evangelists in the United States, which says that if you live according to what the Bible teaches, pray … Continue reading

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Retelling the Story.

( 1 Kings 17, 17-24; Luke 7, 11-17)   Those of you who like stage musicals will know that many of them are based on classical plays or stories: ‘Kiss Me Kate’ is based around Shakespeare’s ‘Taming of the Shrew’, … 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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A voice in the wilderness

Advent 2. Yr B.     (Isaiah. 40, 1-11; Mark 1, 1-8)   My husband and I very often go to hear performances of Handel’s Messiah at this time of year. So as the Old Testament reading from Isaiah was being … Continue reading

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Coming Down from the Mountain

Sermon for  Sunday before Lent 2014 Exodus 24, 12-18; 2 Peter 1, 16-21; Matthew 17, 1-9. I read an article once about a man who had been the youngest member of the team that climbed Mount Everest for the first … Continue reading

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