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Sermons from January 2017

Epiphany 2007

In the time of King Herod Sermon preached at Enmore, Epiphany, Sunday 8th January 2017 Readings: Matthew 2.1-12; Ephesians 3.1-12 Matthew begins his account of the visit of the Magi by telling us that it occurred ‘in the time of King Herod’. If you were writing about an event that had occurred in Sydney in…

What’s in a Name?

What’s in a name? Sermon preached at Enmore, The Naming & Circumcision of Jesus, Sunday 1st January 2017 Readings: Numbers 6.22-27; Psalm 8; Galatians 4.4-7; Luke 2.15-21 Those of us who are parents may recall the difficulty we had choosing names for our children. Rosemary and I often discussed names for the entire duration of…

Christmas Day 2016

Mary treasured all these words  Sermon preached at Enmore, Christmas Day 2016 Reading: Luke 2.1 -20 “But Mary treasured all these things and pondered them in her heart.” When my mother died a few years ago, my brother and sister and I had the task of going through her belongings and deciding what to do…

Christmas Eve 2016

The light shines in the darkness and the darkness did not overcome it  Sermon preached at Enmore, Christmas Eve, 2016 Christmas is sometimes described as the Festival of light. At Christmas time many of us like to put up lights on our Christmas trees and give our homes a festive look with coloured lights around…