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  • Candlemas

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 77 ratings
     | 7,614 views

    The Perseverence, the Perception and Prophetic Message of Simeon

  • Parents, Praise, Prophecy, Prayer And Patience

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jan 27, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,961 views

    A fairly short sermon asking the congregation to pray for parents, to praise God for Jesus, to be open to prophesy, to be regular in prayer and to be patient.

    Luke 2: 22 to 40 This is such a lovely all-age event in the life of Jesus. We’ve got a baby (Jesus 2:21), parents (Mary and Joseph 2:22), a man of faith (Simeon 2:25), and a very prayerful and faithful widow (Anna 2:36). The whole event is a reminder to us that children are a gift from God. I ...read more

  • Jesus Presented At The Temple

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on May 8, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 9,326 views

    Tf what’s happened with his birth we also need God’s word to enlighten us, to fill out for us these events with the rich understanding of God’s plan for the world.

    One of the good things about Christmas is catching up with people you haven’t seen for a while, maybe even since last year. Well, this year I’ve had lots of conversations with people who want to know what’s happening about the merger with St Michael’s. They all want to know how things are ...read more

  • Lightsabres And Beach Towels

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Feb 4, 2011
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,175 views

    700 teeangers at boarding school sit in an evening chapel service that they have not chosen to come to. This Candlemass sermon (with lots of props) seeks to present the Gospel to them

  • Being And Becoming

    Contributed by Michael Hopkins on Feb 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,667 views

    A sermon on the Presentation of Christ in the Temple (also called Candlemas)

  • Candlemas, The Story Of Simeon, How Can We Prepare For Death?

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Feb 3, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,631 views

    Candle-mas, the story of Simeon is a simple story, but if you look closely, there is a lot about the way we should be living our lives … as either Jesus will appear one day on earth, or we will die and meet him in heaven; either way, we want to be ready.

    Word Count: 2579 This sermon was delivered to the congregation in St Oswald’s in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland on the 2nd February 2014: by Gordon McCulloch (A Scottish Episcopal Church in the Dioceses of Glasgow and Dumfries). Summary: "Candle-mas", the story of Simeon is a simple ...read more

  • Let's Imitate These Two Prophets

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 2, 2014
     | 2,015 views

    Like Simeon and Anna, let us be prophets of the salvation of all peoples.

  • The Candles That Are More Than Just Wax....

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Feb 7, 2010
    based on 11 ratings
     | 10,064 views

    Using the different candles found in a trad. church as visual images to unpack what it means for Jesus to be Light of the World. preached 2/10/2010

    Candlemas "Back in the days before electricity, a tight-fisted old farmer was taking his hired man to task for carrying a lighted lantern when he went to call on his girl friend. 'Why, when I went a-courting young ladies, I never carried a lantern. I always went in the dark' 'Yes' said the young ...read more

  • What Could You Do For God That He And Everybody Would Like?

    Contributed by Gordon Mcculloch on Feb 3, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,541 views

    If you could ask God for anything in world, what would you ask, and if you got that thing, would it cause a conflict with someone else. Then ask, what you could give God that he would like you to do, that would suit you both; that then is your calling!

    Word Count: 2610 This sermon was delivered to the congregation in St Oswald’s in Maybole, Ayrshire, Scotland on the 4th December 2012 by Gordon McCulloch (A Scottish Episcopal Church in the Dioceses of Glasgow and Dumfries). Summary: If you could ask God for anything in world, what ...read more

  • Never Too Young, Never Too Old Series

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Jan 31, 2015
    based on 2 ratings
     | 7,649 views

    Ancient coffin dodgers Anna and Simeon hold up a tiny baby for all to see. We write two of them off as too old, and the other as too young, but God sees things differently

  • Scared Of Your Shadow

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Feb 4, 2014
     | 3,484 views

    There are a lot of things that frighten us from fully serving but they are actually only shadows.

    Happy Groundhog Day. We are either going to have six more weeks of winter or spring is around the corner. How many of you knew that Groundhog Day had its beginning as a religious holiday? On the 2nd day of February there was a celebration called Candlemas Day. It was the Christian festival of ...read more

  • What Mary The Mother Of Jesus Can Teach Us In Her Lifestyle

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jan 30, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,575 views

    There are I believe three important character traits that we as Christians would do well to adopt for ourselves in the character of Mary the Mother of Jesus 1. Her humility 2. Her commitment to God and 3. Her bravery.

    TSL 31-01-2016 Sermon I would like to focus on one short phrase this morning from our Gospel reading. And it is the personal words that Simeon says to Mary: 34 ……..And a sword will pierce your own soul too.” Simeon has been prophesying about Jesus’s ...read more

  • New Forms Of Poverty: Our Responsibility Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jan 28, 2017
     | 2,324 views

    "It is essential to draw near to new forms of poverty and vulnerability, and recognize the suffering Christ."

    Feast of the Purification/Presentation 2017 Joy of the Gospel I have a special affection for this feast, which celebrates the bringing of Jesus to the Temple forty days after His birth, because I was baptized on this day seventy years ago. It is called Candlemas, because a procession with ...read more