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Sermons from 2017 (Page 2)

A Living Sacrifice

A liv­ing sac­ri­fice  Ser­mon preached at Enmore, Twelfth Sunday after Pente­cost, 27th. August 2017 Read­ing: Romans 12.1–8. At the end of nearly every Com­mu­nion ser­vice that we con­duct in this church we join in the pray­er: “Fath­er, we offer ourselves to you as a liv­ing sac­ri­fice through Jesus Christ our Lord, send us out in…

Mary treasured all these words

Mary treas­ured all these words  Ser­mon preached at Enmore, Feast of Mary, Moth­er of our Lord, Sunday 13th August, 2017 Read­ing: Luke 2.1 ‑7 Today’s Gos­pel read­ing set for the Feast Day of Mary, Moth­er of our Lord is a read­ing from Luke’s birth nar­rat­ive. Nearly everything we know about Mary comes from Luke’s pen. He…

For I am convinced

 For I am con­vinced Ser­mon preached at Enmore, Eighth Sunday after Pente­cost, July 30, 2017 Read­ings: Romans 8.26–39; Mat­thew 13. 31–33, 44–58 In Septem­ber 1961, the Swedish New Test­a­ment schol­ar Kris­ter Stendahl gave an address on the work and thought of the Apostle Paul. What was unusu­al on this occa­sion was Stendahl’s audi­ence. He was…

I did not know it

I did not know it Ser­mon preached at Enmore, Sev­enth Sunday after Pente­cost, 23rd. July 2017 Read­ing: Gen­es­is 28.10–19a Last week’s read­ing from Gen­es­is intro­duced us to Jac­ob, the fig­ure who dom­in­ates the next nine chapters of the book and who will later be known as the fath­er of the twelve tribes of Israel. Jac­ob…

Led by the right way

Led by the right way Ser­mon preached at Enmore. Fifth Sunday after Pente­cost, 9th July 2017 Read­ing: Gen­es­is 24: 34–67; Mat­thew 11. 15–19; 25–30 After two har­row­ing stor­ies from the Abra­ham saga- the near deaths of both Ish­mael and Isaac we are relieved this morn­ing to read a love story with a happy end­ing. This…