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Sermons from 2017

As a witness

As a witness Sermon preached at Enmore, 3rd Sunday of Advent, 17th. December 2017 Readings: Isaiah 61. 1-4, 8-11; 1 Thessalonians 5.12-28; John 1.6-8; 19-28 Last week we had a taste of Mark’s Gospel, reading the opening verses and being introduced to John the Baptist. This Sunday the lectionary gives us some of the prologue…

The Beginning

Advent 2: The beginning  Sermon preached at Enmore, 2nd.Sunday of Advent, 10th December 2017 Readings: Isaiah 40.1-11, Mark 1. 1-8 “The end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started” T.S. Eliot’s words may be fairly accurately applied to the Gospel of Mark, the Gospel which will be our focus in the…

Alert but not alarmed

Alert but not alarmed Sermon preached at Enmore, 1st Sunday in Advent, 3rd. December 2017 Readings: Isaiah 63.15-64.12; 1 Cor. 1.3-9; Mark 13.33-37 The word, ‘Advent’ means coming or arrival but Advent for most people means the time to prepare for Christmas- it means end of year activities, Speech Days, Christmas pageants, Christmas parties, and…

Well Done

Well done good servant Sermon preached at Enmore, Twenty Fourth Sunday after Pentecost, 19th. November 2017 Readings: Judges 4.1-10; Matthew 25:14-30 The book of Judges doesn’t get many appearances in our lectionary readings and that may be the case because the narrative is riddled with violent episodes some of which involve violence against women. Judges…

Accountable to God

Accountable to God Sermon preached at Enmore, 15th Sunday after Pentecost, 17th September 2017 Readings: Exodus 14.19-31, Romans 14.1-14, Matthew 18.21-35. As a child the story of the Israelite’s crossing the Red sea was one of my Sunday School favourites. It remains one of the most dramatic moments in The Old Testament and we understand…