Tag Archives: Moses

What are we here for?

(Isaiah 58, 1-9a; Matthew 5, 13-20)   “What are we here for?”   Over the last couple of weeks the Gospel readings have been telling us about the beginning of Jesus’s ministry, and the calling of his first disciples. And … Continue reading

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The Gift of Bread

(Exodus 16, 2-4 & 9-15; Ephesians 4,1-16; John 6,24-35) If you invited me to dinner, and I turned up on your doorsteps with a loaf of bread as a gift, rather than the customary flowers, or wine, or box of … Continue reading

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Feeding of the 5000.

(Ephesians 3, 14-21; John 6, 1-21) Do you think about food a lot? Are you already thinking about what you will be having for lunch today? If an alien were to come from another planet, and land in the North … 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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A voice in the wilderness

Advent 2. Yr B.     (Isaiah. 40, 1-11; Mark 1, 1-8)   My husband and I very often go to hear performances of Handel’s Messiah at this time of year. So as the Old Testament reading from Isaiah was being … Continue reading

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God’s Vineyard

( Isaiah 5, 1-7; Matt. 21, 33-end ) I wonder what place comes into your mind when you think about vineyards? France? Germany? Italy? Australia? California? Well to the writers of our Bible a vineyard meant only one county – … Continue reading

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