Category: Sermons

Bible Sunday 2016

Sermon for Bible Sunday 2016.   It just so happens that this week the Reith Lecture given by Kwame Anthony Appiah touches on the way scriptures have done, and continue to, give identity to religious believers.   I felt he

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Trinity Sunday Sermon

Trinity 2016 I seem to recall someone saying that they would preach this year on Trinity Sunday. However the line has gone quiet and Liz and Lewis are both away…. I am feel sure it was one of them. So

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Sermon for Sunday before Ascension

Thursday sees us celebrate Ascension Day. When I was at school we always had a day off on this day but now even the church seems to walk light over anything that happens mid-week! Having said that let us examine

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Sermon Easter 3

Did you hear the story of the pensioner who had written a letter to God and had posted it in the mail…. She was living on very limited resources and did not have much money at all. She had saved

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Sermon Easter 2 2016

I must confess to have looked at the readings for this week in a new light. I had been reading some of the readings set for the Christology seminars with the Scottish Episcopal Institute and here I had been given

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Easter Day 2016

Easter Day 2016 Today we celebrate new life, the possibility of it in Christ, the promise of it and the fact of it. Now is eternal life if risen with Christ we stand. Today we celebrate the Dawn of hope,

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Sermon for Lent 3 (living with the label?)

Lent 3 Yr C 2016 Lerwick Today’s readings create in me an interesting mix of emotions. I can understand why we have them on the third Sunday in Lent… they seem to speak of repentance, they could be seen to

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sermon for Lent 1(including Ash Wednesday)

It is possible that Lent could be bad for our health Some find Lent challenging. Some find it dull, others find that they can really grow in faith through it’s discipline. (note discipline is the same word as disciple) But

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Sermon for Feast of Presentation

The Feast of the Presentation 2016 Cast your minds back to Advent Sunday and that wonderful exploration which we shared all together about the Advent Journey and how those roads we travel all led to the crib. We thought of

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