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Gospel centred sermons, based on the lectionary often in advance.

Feb 11, 2019

Focus Reading: 1 Cor 12:31b-14:1a  (1 Cor 13)

I Corinthians is a book of the Bible all about a divided church which does not understand that its unity is not in the gifts or clever and eloquent words or even in self sacrificing service. Their unity is in Jesus who is the head of the body the source through the spirit of...


Feb 11, 2019

Focus readings: Nehemiah 8:1-3, 5-6, 8-10; Psalm 19;1 Corinthians 12:12-31a; Luke 4:14-21

Today’s Psalm describes the Law as being sweeter than honey from the comb. That sounds strange but when the Bible talks about the Law it's talking about much more than the Rules that we find in Leviticus and Deuteronomy. The Law the...


Past Podcasts Year C (With some big gaps)

Feb 11, 2019

Here is a list of Year C Sermons - Past episodes as of February 2019

The gaps are Epiphany +3 and +4, All of Lent, and Most of Easter 1-5 and Proper 20-23. Hopefully I will plug some of the Easter and Lent gaps this year.

Live with hope and confidence. Advent 1 C (2012)

Look forward and not only back.`1 Advent 2 (2012)


Feb 9, 2019

Focus readings: 
Old Testament Isaiah 6:1–8 (9–13)
New Testament 1 Corinthians 15:1–11
Gospel Luke 5:1–11

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SUMMARY:
Isaiah was an unclean man with unclean lips, yet he became the greatest preacher and poet bringing the judgement and mercy of God to the whole world. Peter...


Jan 16, 2019

John 2:1-11 the wedding at Cana

In late 2015 my mum came to stay with us and there were stories on the radio and TV about the power of music in a dementia patient’s treatment and enjoyment of life. Mum loved the Medical Mission Sisters’ Joy is like the rain album so I found the album for her, downloaded it and was...