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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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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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Escaping the ‘Finger-pointing’ God

(James 1, 17- end. Mark 7, 1-8,14-15, 21-23)   How do you imagine God? When you worship, when you pray, what picture do you have in your mind of the Being you are addressing? I have spoken before about a … 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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Matthew – a nativity story for today

(Psalm 72, 1-15; Matthew 2, 1-18) If I were to begin this sermon by wishing you a Happy Christmas, I am sure that some of you would think me rather strange! The secular world has now moved on from Christmas: … Continue reading

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The Wedding Invitation.

(Isaiah 5,1-7; Philippians 3, 4b-14; Matthew 21, 33-46)  There are few things more likely to cause a family row than organising a wedding. It should be a time when everyone is happy, but it’s amazing how het up people can … Continue reading

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Who do you say that I am?

Isaiah 51, 1-6; Romans 12, 1-8; Matthew 16, 13 – 20. It’s a normal question to ask when you meet a person for the first time. “Who are you?” Sometimes you probe further, “What do you do for a living?” … Continue reading

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