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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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Christmas in the Real World…

Hebrews 2, 10-18; Matthew 2,13-23   On Christmas Eve at Midnight we were with John the Divine, contemplating the mystery of the Incarnation, the Word made flesh, the light that shines in the darkness.   On Christmas morning we went … Continue reading

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‘The Resurrection of the Body and the Life Everlasting’

2 Thess. 2, 1-5,13-17. Luke 20, 27-38. I get the impression people nowadays don’t talk much about life after death, or Heaven and Hell – except to make jokes about them. They are much more concerned about their life in … Continue reading

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Lost.

(1 Tim. 1, 12-17; Luke 15, 1-10)   My family will tell you that I’m addicted to Facebook!   One of the pages that I check up on almost every day is the page covering the district where we live. … Continue reading

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Carry your Cross.

 Deuteronomy 30, 15-20; Luke 14, 25-33. In today’s readings we get two different pictures of the religious life. In Deuteronomy we get what might be called the prosperity gospel – which was a theme which ran through many of the … Continue reading

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God of Law or God of Grace?

Hebrews 12. 18-29; Luke 13, 10-17. I wonder how you picture God? At home I have a collection of images of the divine from some of the Eastern religions, known to my children as “Mum’s heathen gods”. There are Hindu … Continue reading

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Are you a Hope Addict?

(Genesis 15, 1-6; Hebrews 11, 1-3 & 8-16; Luke 12, 32-40)   I saw a picture of a piece of graffiti during the week. It asked the question: “Are you a hope addict?”   According to our readings today, the … Continue reading

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