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Follow Me

(Romans 12, 9-21; Matt. 16, 21-28.) There’s a version of the Gospel that is preached by some evangelists, particularly some of the tele-evangelists in the United States, which says that if you live according to what the Bible teaches, pray … Continue reading

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Feed the children or go to the dogs?

(Isaiah 56, 1 & 6-8; Rom. 11, 1-2a & 29-32; Matt. 15,21-28)   What are we here for? What is the task of the Church?   The standard answer, if you look on a lot of church websites, is that … 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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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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Pentecost for Introverts?

  Pentecost 2016. Yr C Acts 2, 1-21; John 14, 8-17 & 25-27     Do you see yourself as more of an introvert or an extravert?   Those of us who have been on lots of diocesan courses will … Continue reading

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LED BY THE SPIRIT

  EASTER 5. Yr. C  Acts 11,1-18; Rev. 21, 1-6; John 13, 31-35   Many of you will have been saddened, as I was, by the news of the death of the entertainer, Victoria Wood. So much of her work … Continue reading

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