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Sermons from June 2016

He set his face

He set his face to go Sermon preached at Enmore, Sunday 26th June 2016, 6th Sunday after Pentecost Readings: 2 Kings 2.1-2;6-14. Luke 9.51-62 With a federal election just one week away, it is rather appropriate that we have an Old Testament reading and a Gospel reading which describe moments of change and transition. 2…

Clothed with Christ

Clothed with Christ Sermon preached at Enmore, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost, 19th June 2016 Readings: Galatians 3.10-14; 23-29. Luke 8.26-39. At first reading the Gospel passage for today transports us into a world that is both alien and disturbing to our modern thinking. The picture of a deeply disturbed, possessed man living among the tombs…

Do You See This Woman?

Do you see this woman? Sermon preached at Enmore, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 12th June 2016 Readings: 1 Kings 21.1-10, 15-21; Luke 7. 36-8.3 Each of the Gospels has an account of Jesus being anointed by a woman. While there are features common to them all, there are also things that are distinctive to each…

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…