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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

 

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…

Need an Advocate?

The Advocate, the Holy Spirit. Sermon preached at Enmore, Sixth Sunday of Easter, 1st. May 2016 Readings: Acts 16:9-15; Revelation 21:10, 21: 22-27, 22.1-5; John 14:23-29 We are just two weeks away from the Feast of Pentecost so we should not be surprised that all three readings this morning make reference to the Holy Spirit.…

The Temperature of Hell?

The Temperature of Hell Sermon preached at Enmore, 5th Sunday of Easter, 24th April 2016 Reading: Revelation 21. 1-6 “Then I saw a new heaven and a new earth; for the first heaven and the first earth had passed away and the sea was no more.” Revelation is all about visions. It begins with the…