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  • Supernatural God Working Through Natural Sons

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Aug 13, 2007
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,028 views

    A word of encouragement from the life of Francis Xavier 1506-1552

    (Excerpts from the forthcoming book Man on a Mission by Ian Johnson) Apart from seeing the name on a few Schools or Church buildings, I never really knew who Francis Xavier was. It wasn’t until I went to Goa in India in 2004 & again in 2005 that I was confronted with this spiritual giant, ...read more

  • Rejoicing In The Holy Spirit--Our Names Are Written In Heaven Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Nov 30, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 828 views

    We should also rejoice, always. How do you do that when things are going wrong? Trust in God and make an act of thanksgiving for how Our Lord will bring good out of evil.

    Tuesday of the 1st Week of Advent 2019 St. Francis Xavier To be poor is to be weak. It has ever been thus in this valley of tears. The Torah, the first five books of the OT, clearly tells judges not to consider the wealth or poverty of the people who apply for justice to their courts. But we know ...read more

  • Shattering The Fresco; Reassembling The Mosaic

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jan 20, 2018
     | 1,655 views

    The rebuilding of the Church in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries took the divine energy that we receive in the Eucharist and gave it a new missionary impulse.

    Conversion of St. Paul 2018 Reformation/Revolution Today’s reading from St. Luke’s Acts of the Apostles is precious because it is one of the first-person testimonies from St. Paul about his conversion on the road to Damascus. Rabbi Saul was on his way to being the most famous Jew in the Levant ...read more

  • Obvious Evangelists And The Crazy Woman

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Mar 28, 2019
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,206 views

    Is there only one way to share our faith? Or can a baseball player, a prostitute and a shoe shop owner teach us something of the variety of ways out there. Preached Easter Sunday 2018 at St Barnabas Northolt Park

    ..................... A former crazy woman. Possibly… probably(?).... a prostitute Would this be an obvious person to pick as an evangelist? “Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples “I have seen the Lord” and she went and told them that he had said these things to her” (John 20:18) I ...read more

  • A Missionary, Not A Chump

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Nov 29, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,963 views

    We are all called to be missionaries in one way or another. We preach Christ to help others come to Christ.

    Homily for Tuesday of the 1st Week of Advent Tomorrow is the commemoration of St. Francis Xavier. If some modern thinkers are right, Francis wasted his life. One of the earliest disciples of Ignatius Loyola, one of the first Jesuits, Francis was going to go to Palestine to convert Muslims–and ...read more

  • The Lass With Downs Syndrome And How I Learnt About Being God's Friend

    Contributed by Fr Mund Cargill Thompson on Nov 17, 2018
     | 1,515 views

    When you go to work, however tough your job, you don't go alone

    Tomorrow many of you will be in the workplace. Some of you may have to make difficult decisions about people’s livelihoods. Who do you fire? Who do you keep? Some of you may have to face difficult moral choices? Do you obey that order from your boss when it is ethically suspect? But if you don’t ...read more

  • Redeemed From Poor Choices

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on Sep 19, 2016
     | 1,937 views

    Abraham and Sarah became impatient and ran ahead of God. But God overcame their poor choices.

    TITLE: Redeemed from Poor Choices TEXT: Genesis 15:1-6; 16:1-5; 17:18-19 INTRO: A man named Fred inherited a huge land grant. The will provided that he could choose land in either Chile or Brazil. He chose Brazil. If he had chosen Chile, he would have received his inheritance in land on which ...read more

  • Choices

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on May 13, 2004
    based on 50 ratings
     | 3,510 views

    This sermon is about the choices we make in our daily lives, especially thos that are both for and against God.

    (1) "There is a story about a man named Fred who inherited $10 million, but the will required that he had to accept it either in Chile or Brazil. He chose Brazil. Unhappily it turned out that in Chile he would have received his inheritance in land on which uranium, gold, and silver had just been ...read more

  • Where Does The King Rule?

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Oct 26, 2014
     | 2,202 views

    We must know where Christ the King rules, and with whom.

    Christ the King Extraordinary Form 2014 Where does the King rule? About five hundred years ago, a young German priest, recent recipient of a doctoral degree, visited Rome on pilgrimage. The Church has always gone through cycles of decay and resurgence. There had been several such cycles in ...read more

  • Teach Your Children Well

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 231 ratings
     | 11,287 views

    Intro.: 1.

    Intro.: 1. Several yrs. ago Robert Fulghum touched the hearts of millions with a short piece entitled, "All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten"; it became part of a book by same name. Most of what I really need to know about how to live, and what to do, and how to be, I learned ...read more

  • Following In Jesus' Footsteps Series

    Contributed by Derek Melanson on Apr 7, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,420 views

    As Christ’s followers WE should expect persecution and many believers are being persecuted today.

    “Following in Jesus’ Footsteps” John 15: 18 – 25; 16: 1 – 4a; Acts 5: 41, 42 Introduction Nov. 26, 2005: Canadians Jim Loney, 41, and Harmeet Sooden, 32, and Briton Norman Kember, 74, and American Tom Fox, 54, all Christian peacekeepers, are kidnapped in Baghdad by a group calling itself ...read more

  • Demonstrations Of Glory Series

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Aug 2, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,538 views

    Demonstrations of Power, Glory and the Kingdom always result in an expansion of Godly influence. There is a city wide, a regional and a national impact! As His will is expressed.

    THE KINGDOM AND HIS WILL The Lords prayer is simple in its instruction: Luke 11 ‘Thy Kingdom come” “Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven!” John the Baptist said “The Kingdom of heaven is at hand” Jesus said “The Kingdom of God is here” Our job “Extend the kingdom!” The purpose of ...read more

  • Relationship Over Rules

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Nov 4, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,138 views

    In Jesus' interaction with the Teacher of the Law, he teaches us to love God first and foremost, draw from that love to love others around us, and trust our lives to the author of love.

    Mark 12:28-34 Our tax code, at the most conservative count, takes up 2,652 pages. If you add to it the tax law and past cases, you come up with over 74,000 pages! All trying to get us to do the right thing. In Jesus’ day, the scribes and Pharisees and teachers of the Law took the 613 Hebrew ...read more

  • Mature Maturity And Maturing.

    Contributed by John Gullick on Oct 28, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 8,529 views

    A sermon that discusses the need for maturity for the believer and the church = "Only a mature plant will produce good fruit."

    New. Maturity. Have you ever noticed that the most mature fruit comes from the most mature plants. You don’t get good apples from immature trees! Maturity over recent years has received a bad press. The value of immaturity has been popularised at the expense of Maturity. In todays world ...read more

  • Who Knows Whether You Have Come To The Kingdom For Such A Time As This?

    Contributed by Patrick Oelund on Jun 28, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,997 views

    An analogy from the life of Esther in how we need to be responsible for our generation.

    ESTHER - Who knows whether you have come to the kingdom for such a time as this? – Introduction: Esther 1-2 Ahasuerus was a great Persian king, which lived in the Persian Capital of Shushan. And he ruled for twenty years over 127 provinces from India to Ethiopia. At this time a number of ...read more