Tag Archives: John

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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Receive the Holy Spirit…….

  (Pentecost 2017) (John 20, 19-23; James 1, 1-27)   What does it mean to be a Spirit-filled Christian?   I was reading an account the other day from a blog called ‘Charisma News’ of what happens when you are … 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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All we, like sheep……

(Acts 2, 42-47; 1 Peter 2, 19-end; John 10, 1-10)   If someone called you a sheep, how would you feel?   I suspect you would feel insulted. The usual adjective that goes with ‘sheep’ these days is ‘silly’ or … Continue reading

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Resurrection – word for word!

Sermon for Easter Sunday 2017  Acts 10, 34-43; Matthew 28, 1-10   Easter, like Christmas, is a Christian festival, and occasionally the media remember that, and publish a story that has to do with religious belief, rather than about bunnies … Continue reading

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You have no Bucket

(Exodus 7, 1-17. John 4, 5-42)   In the gospel today, John paints a picture.   It’s one of those situations you dread, isn’t it? You pop out on a domestic errand, in a hurry, perhaps, or feeling low, so … 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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