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

Jan 23, 2017

Focus readings I Cor 1:18-31, Matt 5:1-12 A Direct audio download link can be found at the bottom of this post.

In Paul’s wisdom of the cross and in the Sermon on the Mount the Bible is telling us that the way the world thinks about fame and power is wrong. If we are honest most of us think the way the would does....

Jan 17, 2017

Focus Passage: Matthew 4:12-23 

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Today we pick up the story of the call of the four fishermen and their calling and commissioning by jesus to be fishers for people. Immediately before this call Jesus begins his ministry with the famous...

Jan 9, 2017

Focus reading: 1 Corinthians 1:1–9 

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Think of child growing in it’s mother’s womb, or a seed, in some ways they are perfect. There is the potential that they will grow into a mighty tree, a beautiful flower, a good or great woman or...

Jan 7, 2017

Focus reading: Matthew 3:13–17 A direct download link can be found at the bottom of this post.

I guess the take home message, or the thing for each of us to think about is this. You are a beloved child of God. What makes you one of God’s people is not your family background, or your moral rectitude, it is God’s...

God only know where I'd be.., Christmas + 1 A 2017

Jan 1, 2017

Sorry I did not manage to podcast this week. here is the text of today's sermon. I had quite a bit of positive feedback so it must have been OK. Either that or "woe to you when all people speak well of you..."

Blurb for the sermon:

If you are lucky or blessed enough to be part of a good marriage you will probably feel...