Archives March 19, 2006

Sermon: Lent 3, Year B

Sermon: Lent 3, Year B Exodus 20:1-17; John 2:13-25 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. The Old Testament debars graven images of God – likenesses of the unseen image are impossible, for God is, as he said to Moses in Exodus 3: “I AM” However,…

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Sermon: Lent 2, Year B

Sermon: Lent 2, Year B Text: Mark 9:2-10 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. The Transfiguration of Our Lord is one of those epiphanous moments – an episode where Jesus Christ is revealed as he truly is – not merely a fairly special man, or…

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Sermon – Lent 1, Year B

Sermon - Lent 1, Year B In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. “I can resist everything – except temptation” said Oscar Wilde. Of all things in this world, temptation is something that we are not short of, and something which most of us, like Oscar Wilde,…

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Sermon: Ordinary 4, Year B

Sermon: 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time - Why the Devil Goes to Church Mark 1:21-1:28 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen This pericope is not the first time that the demonic have been in Church. There was once a Church in rural Devon (where I’m…

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Sketch: Sermon for Ordinary 3, Year B

DEATH OF A ROCK: The Martyrdom of St Peter by Fr. Wealands Bell Text: Mark 1:14-20 They shouldn’t be long now, like. I’m excited. I really am. I know it’s not everybody’s cup of tea. But, like I said, I’m really looking forward to it, actually. He said it would happen. Or at least, he…

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Sermon: Ordinary 2, Year B

Sermon: 2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Text: John 1:35-42 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Amen “This is the lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world” John the Baptist uses the metaphor of the Lamb of God. It is an odd…

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Sermon: Feast of the Epiphany Year B

Sermon: Feast of the Epiphany Year B Text: Matthew 2:1-12 It’s not easy being a man these days… we take quite a bit of stick. I read recently that if the wise men had been women, things would have been different and much better. Firstly, if the wise men had been women, they would not…

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Sermon: Christmas 2, Year B

Sermon: Christmas 2 Mary, Mother of God Text: Luke 2:16-21 In the name of the +Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen It has been a busy time. Food to be prepared, guests to be accommodated, tensions to be calmed, space to be made, and probably this morning, hangovers to be…

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