Category: Sermons

Easter 2

Sermon for Easter 2 Yr B 2018   There has been a tension within the Christian Faith between what we might describe as heaven and earth, body and soul, flesh and spirit.   It is possible that the tension has

Easter Sermon 2018

Sermon for Easter 2018   It is to the gospel of John which we turn for the Easter proclamation this year, or should we perhaps say the Easter unveiling.   A few weeks ago, just after Christmas, we had a

Sermon for Lent 1 by Neil

It was noticed on the on line Bible Study Group the other day that last Sunday’s gospel and today’s gospel both from Mark, contain very similar proclamations reputed to come from heaven or from God.   It is also interesting

Second Sunday before Lent by Alma

Sermon For Second Sunday before Lent year B.  Epiphany 8   First I’d like to start by posing a question. How would you explain or describe your concept of God?  The beauty of this question is that there are no

Sermon for Second Sunday of Advent

Advent this year has brought in me a real mix of feelings and thoughts.   I really appreciated what Alma said last week about the preparation and the question to us about how we prepare for most things but how

Alma’s sermon from Advent Sunday

Have you been on any journeys lately? Maybe on holiday, or a short visit to a friend, or even a trip to the shops? Did you prepare for your journey, or was it a spur of the moment decision? How

Sermon for Bible Sunday

Today we call Bible Sunday, a day in the year when we especially give thought and reflect on the importance and meaning to what we call “The Bible”   If we were to ask ourselves “what is the Bible” we

Sermon 10th September

At first sight today’s collects and readings feel pretty good.   Positive things about Christ reconciling the world and proclaiming the good news of love, about living in a Christian community where Jesus is present amongst them.   This is

Sermon for Sunday 3rd September by Joy Whitelaw (Lay Reader)

Although the readings today follow on, from last Sunday, both in Romans and the Matthew’s Gospel, today I am going to mostly concentrate on Romans. I found the reading as we have just heard it, is difficult to follow, as

Sermon at St Magnus 27th August

Last week we noticed the important differences between the Pharisees, Scribe and Sadducees, and how it is quite misleading to lump them all together.   We noted that the Pharisees loved discussion and questions as a way of understanding  things