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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

 

Counting the Cost

Counting the cost Sermon preached at Enmore, 4th September 2016, Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost Readings: Jeremiah 18. 1-11;  Philemon; Luke 14. 25-35 There are times when I am grateful that we follow lectionary readings because they impose a discipline on our reading forcing us to read Scripture in all its breadth and diversity, rather than…

The Same, Yesterday, Today & Forever

The same, yesterday, today and forever Sermon preached at Enmore, 28th August 2016, 15th Sunday after Pentecost Reading: Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 Two weeks ago we looked at chapter 11 of Hebrews, which was devoted to the theme of faith. Faith was defined as the “assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.”…

Now Faith Is

Now Faith is Sermon preached at Enmore, Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost, 7th August 2016 Readings: Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12: 32-40. The Letter to the Hebrews is one of the most intriguing books of the Bible. We don’t know who wrote it, when it was written or the audience to which it was addressed but…

Teach us to pray

Teach us to pray  Sermon preached at Enmore, Tenth Sunday after Pentecost, 24th July 2016 Reading: Luke 11.1-13. I’ve never been woken up at midnight by someone asking for a few loaves of bread but I do recall one night in Paddington being woken at 12.30pm with the front door bell ringing and finding a…

Only one thing

Sermon preached at Enmore, 9th Sunday after Pentecost, 17th. July 2016 Reading: Luke 10. 38-42. The story of Mary and Martha, like the parable of the Good Samaritan which immediately precedes it, in Luke’s Gospel, is well known. However, unlike the parable which has a clear message, this narrative has been interpreted in a variety…