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Sermons from 2016

Are you the one?

Are you the one? Sermon preached at Enmore, 3rd. Sunday in Advent, 11th December 2016 Readings: Isaiah 35.1-10; Matthew 11.2-11; James 5. 7-10 Last week we spent some time looking at the character of John the Baptist, the man and his mission. The John we met last week was confident and fearless, denouncing the wickedness…

Repent!

Repent Sermon preached at Enmore, Second Sunday in Advent, 4th. December 2016 Readings: Isaiah 11.1-10; Romans 15:4-13; Matthew 3. 1-12 Our Gospel reading this morning introduces us to the strange figure of John the Baptist who appears suddenly in the wilderness of Judea proclaiming: “Repent, for the kingdom of heaven has come near.” I wonder…

Advent Reflection

Advent Reflection Sunday 27th. November 2016 John the Baptist is one of the important figures we encounter on our Advent journey. All four Gospels record his ministry and each of the evangelists has his own assessment of his role. This evening we have read Matthew’s account of John’s ministry but we have also listened to…

Ready Aye Ready

Sermon preached at Enmore, Advent Sunday, 27th November 2016 Readings: Isaiah 2.1-5, Romans 13. 9-14, Matthew 24.36-44 One of my favourite beaches for swimming is North Bondi. Every time I go there I notice the motto of the North Bondi Surf Life Saving Club which is written on their front wall: ‘Ready Aye Ready’. It’s…

Christ, the King

Christ, the King   Sermon preached at Enmore, ‘Christ the King’, Sunday before Advent, 20th. November 2016 Readings: Jeremiah 23. 1-6, Colossians 1.11-20, Luke 23. 33-43. The feast of Christ the King is one of the newest in the Church’s year. Established by Pope Pius xi in 1925, it was intended as a statement about the…