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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

 

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…

In Fear & Trembling

In Fear and trembling Sermon preached at Enmore, 6th. Sunday after Pentecost, 1st. July 2018 Readings: 2 Samuel 1.1,17-27; Ps. 130; 2 Cor. 8.7-15; Mark 5.21-43 The Psalm set for today begins with the words, ‘Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord.’ This is David’s cry from the heart as he mourns…

Here I am

Here I am Sermon preached at Enmore, Second Sunday after Pentecost, 3rd. June 2018 Readings: 1 Samuel 3.1-20; Psalm 139; 1-6, 13-18; 2 Corinthians 4:5-12; Mark 2:23-3:6 The story of the call of Samuel is a beautifully told narrative in the Old Testament which is probably very familiar to most of us and for that…