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Love, Love, Love!

(Leviticus 19, 1-2 & 15-18; Matthew 22, 34-40)     If you wanted a simple statement of the Christian faith, two verses from today’s Gospel reading would provide it: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all … Continue reading

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Coming Down from the Mountain

 2 Peter 1, 16-19; Luke 9, 28-36 I once read an article  about a man who had been the youngest member of the team that climbed Mount Everest for the first time in 1953. He had high hopes of being … Continue reading

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Choosing a Leader

(Romans 7, 15-25a; Matthew 11, 16-19 & 25-30) “For John came neither eating and drinking, and they say ‘He has a demon’; and the Son of Man comes eating and drinking and they say, ’Look, a glutton and a drunkard, … 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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Mothering Sunday God

When my mother was alive, I used to spend a lot of time in card shops at this time of year. She was a lifelong traditional Anglican, and to her this Sunday was Mothering Sunday, not Mothers’ Day, so that … Continue reading

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What does the Lord require of you?

(Micah 6, 1-8; Matthew 5,1-12)   We very rarely watch TV programmes live on any of the commercial channels. We tend to record them, then watch them at a time convenient to us.   One great advantage to doing things … Continue reading

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Persisting in Prayer

(Proper 23. Year C. 2 Tim. 3.14 – 4.5; Luke 18, 1-8) Noel Coward wrote in one of his plays: “Extraordinary how potent cheap music is”. I think many of us know the truth of that. A line from a … Continue reading

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