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Sermons from January 2018

One having Authority

One having Authority Sermon preached at Enmore, Fourth Sunday after Epiphany, 28th January 2018 Readings: Deuteronomy 18.15-20; 1 Corinthians 8.1-13; Mark 1.21-28 George Campbell Morgan was a famous English preacher early last century and Pastor of the Westminster Chapel in London for many years. At the time of the loss of the Titanic in 1912 when…

A Second Time

A Second Time Sermon preached at Enmore, Third Sunday after Epiphany, 21st January 2018 Bible Readings: Jonah 3: 1-5,10. Mark 1: 14-20. 1 Cor. 7:29-31 If anyone tells you that there is no humour in the Bible, then they haven’t read the Book of Jonah. Jonah is a comic figure, who does nearly everything wrong…

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…