St Luke's Anglican Church in Enmore a lively, inclusive welcoming liturgical community

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…