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Sermons from November 2018

Christ the King 2018

Christ the King Sermon preached at Enmore, ‘Christ the King’ Sunday, 25th. November 2018 Readings: 2 Samuel 23. 1-7; Revelation 1. 4-8; John 18. 33-37. The feast of Christ the King is fairly new celebration in the liturgical calendar, having been instituted by Pope Pius XI in1925. Pius was witnessing the rise of non-Christian fascist…

The Wings of Refuge

The Wings of Refuge, Enmore 2018 Sermon preached at Enmore, Pentecost 27, 11th November 2018 Reading: Ruth 3.1-5; 4.13-17 & Mark 12:38-44. On this Remembrance Sunday when we often focus on the men who gave their lives in combat we also need to remember the great contribution of women to the war effort and also…

No longer sad

No longer sad  Sermon preached at Enmore, 26th Sunday after Pentecost, 18th November 2018 Reading: 1 Samuel 1. 4-20; Mark 13.1-11 After looking at the story of Ruth last week, our Old Testament reading today gives us another narrative about a woman, the story of Hannah. Hannah’s story takes us into the beginning of a…

God will wipe away every tear

God will wipe away every tear from their eyes. Sermon preached at Enmore, All Saints Day, 4th November 2018 Readings: Isaiah 25.6-9; Revelation 21.1-6; John 11. 32-44 Our All Saint’s Day readings span the centuries but have a common theme, namely God’s plans for the future of his world, often described in poetic language. All…

I repent

I repent in dust and ashes Sermon preached at Enmore, 23rd Sunday after Pentecost, 28/10/18 Reading: Job 42: 1-6; 10-17 Having had two special services in recent weeks we have missed out on readings from Job so today is the final reading from that book and it seemed a pity to let it pass without…