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Communion Service at St Lukes officiated by Father Gwilym Henry-Edwards
Communion Service at St Lukes officiated by Father Gwilym Henry-Edwards

 

Mary, the Mother of our Lord

Sermon preached at St. Luke’s Enmore, Sunday 12th August, 2018 Readings: Isaiah 61.10-62.3; The Magnificat; Galatians 4. 4-7; Luke 2. 1-7. Our Readings today give us the chance to take a brief look at the significance of Mary, the Mother of our Lord. My own thinking about Mary has been coloured most particularly by my…

A life worthy

A life worthy of the calling Sermon preached at Enmore, 11th Sunday after Pentecost, 5th August 2018 Readings: 2 Samuel 11.26-12.13a; Ephesians 4.1-16; John 6.24-35 The David we encounter in 2 Samuel 11 is a very different person from the young shepherd boy we were introduced to in 1 Samuel 16, when Samuel anointed him…

With Power

With Power Sermon preached at Enmore, 10th. Sunday after Pentecost, 29th July 2018 Readings: 2 Samuel 11.1-15; Ephesians 3.14-21; John 6.1-21. You have probably heard the old misquote, ‘Power corrupts and absolute power is even nicer’. It came to mind this week as I reflected on the lectionary readings, all of which in some way…

The Bible in Australia

St Luke’s Enmore, 8 July 2018 One Friday, almost exactly 200 years ago, young Mary Hassall sat in her Parramatta parlour. Listening with her family to a visiting Wesleyan preacher, she heard a word that caught her, and moved her to her bones. ‘And he blessed him there’. It’s a verse from the story of…

God in a box

God in a box 2018  Sermon preached at Enmore, 8th Sunday after Pentecost, 15th July 2018 Readings: 2 Samuel 6.1-5, 12b-19; Ephesians 1.1-14; Mark 6.14-29. The story of David dancing before the ark is one of those rather strange stories that we find in our Old Testament. David is the figure who dominates the two…