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Sermons from 2018

Magi & Mystery

Magi & Mystery Sermon preached at Enmore, Epiphany, Sunday 7th January 2018 Readings: Matthew 2.1-12; Ephesians 3.1-12. The story of the visit of the magi or wise men has inspired countless artists, poets and preachers through the centuries. Artists like Rembrandt and Rubens portrayed them as regal figures arrayed in fine robes and looking rather…

Ordinary & Extraordinary

Ordinary & Extraordinary  Sermon preached at Enmore, First Sunday after Christmas, 31st. December 2017 Reading: Luke 2.22-40 Luke’s Gospel begins with extraordinary events: Zechariah the devout priest is visited by an angel declaring that despite their age, his wife Elizabeth is to give birth to a son who is to be named John. Hot on…

Pitched his tent

Pitched his tent among us Sermon preached at Enmore, Christmas Day 2017 Reading: John 1. 1-14.  For a significant period of my life Christmas was always associated with camping. Between the years 1964 and 1971, every Christmas evening would be spent packing my bags to go camping at Gerroa beach on the South Coast. I…

Do not be afraid

Do not be afraid Sermon preached at Enmore, Christmas Eve 2017 Reading: Luke 2. 8-20 I suspect that for most of us fear is not an emotion we normally associate with Christmas: mild dread perhaps at the thought of the credit card bill that will arrive at the end of January, or slight apprehension at…

The Lord will make you a house

The Lord will make you a house Sermon preached at Enmore, 4th Sunday in Advent, 24th December 2017 Readings: 2 Samuel 7.1-11.16; Romans 16: 25-27; Luke 1. 26-38 You may be wondering, what on earth, is the relevance of today’s Old Testament reading for this final Sunday in Advent. Over the past three weeks our…