Contributing sermons since Jun 21, 2009
Contributed on Jan 6, 2021
the way Jesus changes us, with New Clothes, New Name, New Hope
? Introduction These readings are appropriate for the time of year, not just because they are talking about Jesus’ birth, but because they have lots of new things in them, and we all love getting new things at Christmas. I’m going to talk about new cloths, new names and new or at least ...read more
Contributed on Dec 14, 2020
Prophesies in Isaiah 61 look forward to Jesus, John talks about him indirectly. We should always be pointing at Jesus
When does Christmas start? ======================= When does Christmas start? Is it when the first adverts appear on TV? Immediately after bonfire night? The start of Advent? The 1st of December? For us Christmas starts in June, because that’s usually when our main holiday is, and we’re looking ...read more
Contributed on Nov 12, 2020
Whats does 'The Day of the Lord ' in Amos, and the praable of the 10 virgins have in common? How we behave while we wait.
Introduction This morning we have two quite controversial passages to look at. By controversial, I mean that their interpretation is disputed, with different commentators proposing different understandings. So, I’m going to look at each passage separately and then try to see if there is common ...read more
Contributed on Oct 4, 2020
The chief priests and Pharisees debate with Jesus. Why does He keep doing this?
Vineyards Both our readings this morning reference vineyards. They are common in Israel, everyone would know what a vineyard was and probably quite a bit about how they operate. They are increasingly common in this country too, probably due to global heating. So for once the scriptures might be ...read more
Contributed on May 10, 2020
The way as Jesus described it, and Stephen followed it. On 75th VE day weekend 2020
The Farewell Discourse Part 1 Our Gospel reading, this morning comes at the start of three chapters that are known as the Farewell Discourse. Part 1 of the discourse is often sub-titled “Joy and Peace”. Jesus tells the disciples he is going away. Even after all the teaching they have had they ...read more