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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…