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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

 

The Lord will provide

The Lord will provide Sermon preached at Enmore, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 2nd. July 2017 Readings: Genesis 22.1-14, Romans 6.12-23; Matthew 10.40-42. There are some parts of the Bible that I find very difficult and I have to resist the temptation to get out the scissors and quietly remove them: chapter 22 of Genesis is…

Of More Value

Of more value Sermon preached at Enmore, Third Sunday after Pentecost, 25th. June 2017 Reading: Matthew 10.24-39 I wonder if you found this morning’s Gospel reading disturbing and confronting. If you didn’t, then perhaps you have heard this passage very often and it may have lost some of its immediacy. Matthew 10 contains some of…

Filled with the Holy Spirit

Filled with the Holy Spirit Sermon preached at Enmore, Pentecost Sunday, 4th June 2017 Readings: Acts 2.1-11; 1 Corinthians 12.3-13; John 20:19-23 In June 1910, twelve hundred representatives of one hundred and sixty missionary societies met together in Edinburgh, Scotland. The World Missionary Conference as it came to be called, was arguably the high point…

Peace be with you

Peace be with you Sermon preached at Enmore, Second Sunday of Easter, 23rd. April 2017 In Victor Hugo’s novel, Les Miserables, the protagonist, Jean Valjean, recently released from prison is taken in by the kindly local bishop, but he abuses the bishop’s hospitality by making off with some of his silver. He is quickly arrested…

He stayed two days longer

He stayed two days longer Sermon preached at Enmore, 5th Sunday in Lent, 2nd. April 2017 Reading: John 11. 1-45. “After having heard that Lazarus was ill, Jesus stayed two days longer in the place where he was.” That is one of the hardest verses in the New Testament. Martha, Mary and Lazarus were all…