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Sermons from January 2019

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…

In Those Days (Christmas Eve 2018)

In Those Days Christmas Eve Sermon, preached at Enmore, 2018. Reading: Luke 2.1-20 Living in a society that has made Christmas into a great commercial enterprise it is not surprising that many of us get to Christmas day feeling a little jaded. We have spent hours in shops buying food and presents, we have been…