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Sermons from February 2017

Jesus alone

Jesus alone  Sermon preached at Enmore, Last Sunday after Epiphany, Transfiguration, 26/2/17 Readings: Exodus 24:12-18; 2 Peter 1:16-21; Matthew 17:1-9 The transfiguration used to be celebrated on the 6th August-a date chosen by one of the early Popes but in recent years since the advent of the Revised Common Lectionary, it has been celebrated on…

But I say to you

  But I say to you Sermon preached at Enmore, Sixth Sunday after Epiphany, 12th. February 2017 Reading: Matthew 5.21-37 Well, the Sermon on the Mount doesn’t get any easier. Today’s reading from Matthew is our third from the Sermon on the Mount: Jesus’ keynote address to his disciples and the curious bystanders listening in.…

The Gospel according to John 12: 1-11

The Gospel according to John 12: 1-11 Preached at St Luke’s Enmore Sunday 22 January 2017 This is a really spine tingling passage. The gospel writer Mark, writing, in my view, of this same event that we have just read in John, says “where ever the gospel is preached in the whole world what Mary…

Exceedingly Righteous?

 Exceedingly Righteous Sermon preached at Enmore, Epiphany 5, 5th February 2017 Reading: Matthew 5.13-20 “Unless your righteousness exceeds that of the scribes and Pharisees, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.” I wonder what your reaction was when you heard those words read this morning? How righteous are you feeling today? The problem is…

Blessed are

 Blessed are Sermon preached at Enmore, Epiphany 4, January 29, 2017 Readings: Micah 6.1-8, Psalm 15, 1 Cor. 1.18-31, Matthew 5. 1-12 The Sermon on the Mount as we have come to call it is Jesus’ first significant act in the book of Matthew. It is interesting to compare each of these first events in…