Nov 21, 2018
This is a text only sermon giving a bit of background to the question of Kingship Messiahship in the Bible:
For this sermon I have posed the question “Did Jesus think he was the king?” Yes. There you go the end of the sermon. Well actually it’s not because Jesus didn’t think he was the kind of king that we might...
Nov 21, 2018
All of us want to be in control. We may not all want to be the centre of attention, but we want to be the masters of our own destiny. For most of us the idea of being King, the one in charge, for even a day is very attractive. Today is Christ the King Sunday. It’s a day when we think about Jesus being king.
Nov 17, 2018
No Podcast this week but here is the text of my sermon for planned giving (or stewardship)
Focus Scripture Matthew 25:14-30
I think that the great tragedy in the parable of the talents is
that the third slave does not really understand his master. The
least slave says to his master Matthew 25:24–25 (NRSV)
Nov 3, 2018
Focus Reading Ruth 1:1-18
It is said that Benjamin Franklin while visiting Paris spent time with various thinkers and was becoming fed up with the way they belittled the Bible. Rather than attack them head on he told them that he had discovered a wonderful piece of literature he would like to share with them at a...
Oct 24, 2018
Focus reading: Hebrews 7:23-28
Last week at our church service I said the most powerful image of baptism for me is the image of Jesus being buried in the tomb and being raised to new life. (Romans 6) I believe that baptism is a symbol or sign that Jesus shares his life with us and our life with God. Jesus as I believe...