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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

 

Clothed with Christ

Clothed with Christ Sermon preached at Enmore, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, 19th June 2016 Readings: Galatians 3.10-14; 23-29. Luke 8.26-39. At first reading the Gospel passage for today transports us into a world that is both alien and disturbing to our modern thinking. The picture of a deeply disturbed, possessed man living among the tombs…

Do You See This Woman?

Do you see this woman? Sermon preached at Enmore, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 12th June 2016 Readings: 1 Kings 21.1-10, 15-21; Luke 7. 36-8.3 Each of the Gospels has an account of Jesus being anointed by a woman. While there are features common to them all, there are also things that are distinctive to each…

He had Compassion on her

He had Compassion on Her Sermon preached at Enmore, Third Sunday after Pentecost, 5th June 2016 Reading: Luke 7.11-17. A couple of weeks ago I was asked to take a funeral in a neighbouring parish (their Rector being unavailable). When I visited the family to discuss the funeral service I discovered that the deceased was…

In Other Tongues

In other tongues Sermon preached at Enmore, Pentecost Sunday, 15th May 2016 Readings: Genesis 11.1-9; Acts 2.1-21 The French theologian, Jacques Ellul, famously described the city as being the focus of evil throughout human history, and a clear example of humanity’s declaration of independence from God. The story of the Tower of Babel, our Old…

Making sense of the Ascension

ASCENSION DAY 2016 Sermon preached at Enmore, Sunday 8th May 2016 Readings: Acts 1. 1-11: Ephesians 1.15-23; Luke 24.44-53 Stained Glass windows depicting the Ascension seem to be common in churches in the Sydney Diocese. At Hunters Hill we had an Ascension window in both churches. Here at St. Luke’s we have a rather fine…