Tag Archives: Holy Spirit

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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Ascension and Cognitive Dissonance.

Acts 1, 6-14; John 17, 1-11   When I studied for my first degree in Sociology, one of the elements in the course was a unit on Social Psychology; and in the course of that unit I was introduced to … Continue reading

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Not a Comfort Blanket

(Acts 17, 22-31; John 14, 15-21)   Can you remember having a something which you used to comfort yourself when you were a baby or a small child? Or something your children had? For some children it’s a dummy, for … Continue reading

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Come and See!

(1 Cor. 1-9; John 1, 29-42)   Soon after our present Bishop came to the diocese in 2009, he introduced a programme entitled ‘Living God’s Love’, which has just been reviewed and renewed. The vision behind the programme is to … Continue reading

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From the World, in the world, to the world.

    Acts 1, 15-17 & 21-26; John 17, 6-19. “They do not belong to the world, just as I do not belong to the world” (John 17, 16). Some of you may know that I regularly take primary school … Continue reading

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The Resurrection

(Acts 3, 12-19; Luke 24, 36-48)   Around Easter time, some of the newspapers remember it’s actually a Christian festival, and run a story which relates to faith or the Church. Several years ago, on Good Friday, The Times reported … Continue reading

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Surprise!

(Acts 10, 34-43; Mark 16,1-8.)   I wonder what is your favourite sort of Easter egg? Do you like large eggs or small? Dark chocolate or milk? Do you just like chocolate, or do you also like the cream filling … Continue reading

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