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Sermons from January 2019

The Best Book to read is…

The best book to read is… Sermon preached at St. Luke’s Enmore, Epiphany 3, 27th January 2019 Growing up and attending a Baptist Sunday School, one of the choruses we sang often had the words, ‘The best Book to read is the Bible X 2, if you read it every day it will help you…

The First of his Signs

The First of his Signs  Sermon preached at Enmore, 2nd.Sunday after Epiphany, 20th. January 2019 Readings: Isaiah 62.1-5; 1 Cor. 12.1-11; John 2.1-11. This morning’s readings from the Old Testament and Gospel, tell the tale of two marriages. Old Testament prophets frequently spoke of the relationship between Yahweh and Israel as being like a marriage…

The Word became flesh, Christmas 2018

And the Word became flesh  Sermon preached on Christmas Day 2018, St. Luke’s Enmore. Reading: John 1. 1- 14. I suspect that most of us here this morning have done a fair amount of shopping in recent days. Some shopping experiences are more memorable that others. One that is embedded in my mind took place…

Epiphany 2019, Overwhelmed with Joy

Overwhelmed with joy  Sermon preached at Enmore, Epiphany Sunday, 6th. January 2019 Reading: Matthew 2.1-12. Matthew’s story of the visit of the Wise men or Magi, as he calls them, has inspired countless artists and poets throughout the centuries. Although some modern scholars like to dismiss it as a pious legend it remains a powerful…

Rejoice in the Lord Always (Advent Three)

Rejoice in the Lord Always Sermon preached at Enmore, 3rd Sunday in Advent, 16th December 2018 Readings: Zephaniah 3.14-20; Philippians 4.4-7; Luke 3.7-18 Traditionally, on the 3rd Sunday of Advent we emphasise the theme of joy. It is also known as Gaudete Sunday, from the Latin meaning ‘rejoice.’ Joy and rejoicing are prominent in our…