Tag Archives: Sermon on the Mount

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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Giving and Thanksgiving.

First Sunday in Lent. Stewardship.  Genesis 2, 15-17 & 3, 1-7; Matthew 4, 1-11. How would you define generosity? What picture do you have of generous giving? At the beginning of the Bible, in the Book of Genesis, we read … Continue reading

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Coming Down from the Mountain

Sermon for  Sunday before Lent 2014 Exodus 24, 12-18; 2 Peter 1, 16-21; Matthew 17, 1-9. I read an article once about a man who had been the youngest member of the team that climbed Mount Everest for the first … Continue reading

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Being God’s Temple

Leviticus 19, 1-2 & 9-18; 1 Cor. 3, 10-11 & 16-23; Matthew 5, 38-48.  This week I found out a little bit about the history of this church.   As with many places of worship, there was a continual process … Continue reading

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Above Average Disciples.

(3 before Lent. Yr A.  Proper 1. Ordinary Time 6) (1 Corinthians 3, 1-9; Matthew 5, 21-37) Our Secretary of State for Education recently made the statement that he wants all state schools to be above average. This has caused … Continue reading

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