Tag Archives: Matthew

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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All Manner of Things Shall be Well

(Romans 8, 18 – 25; Matthew 6, 25-34)   After the Thanksgiving for Marriage service  last Sunday afternoon, I was talking with a young woman who had given birth relatively recently, and another older woman. As often happens when mothers … 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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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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Clear the Path for the Kingdom!

Photo © Copyright John Light and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence.   (Advent 2. Yr. A. Is. 11, 1-10; Romans 15, 4-13; Matt. 3, 1-10)   Did you know that Hertfordshire has over 5000 footpaths, totalling almost 2000 … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer

 Luke 11. 1-13) When I was about 16, my grandmother had a stroke, and came to live with us for a while. Because our house was fairly small, she had to sleep in the same bedroom as me. One night, … Continue reading

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Outside In!

Ordinary 9. Proper 4C         Galatians 1, 1-12; Luke 7, 1-10     Whenever there is a terrorist outrage in the UK, there is a reaction, sad to say, against the community that the terrorists are believed to … Continue reading

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