Category: Sermons

Sermon for Sunday 18th November

Sermon for 2nd Sunday before Advent (B)   These weeks before Advent, known to us now as “the kingdom season” it is the time we direct our thoughts to what we mean as the victory of Christ. What exactly is

Sermon Sunday 14th October

Today’s gospel is very familiar territory. Lots of well worn phrases including that enigmatic image of the camel and the eye of a needle and again all things are possible for God. The first will be last and the last

Sermon for Trinity 15 September 9th

Sermon For Trinity 15 Yr B 2018 Lerwick All of us love to be noticed, to be recognised, to be understood, and to be loved. We actually need this. True enough there are times when we want to be able

Sunday 26th August

Sermon For Trinity 13 Yr B Lerwick 2018 One particularly interesting thing today is that the gospel today repeated some of last weeks gospel. This is unusual. it may therefore help us focus on the topic of importance. We heard

Sermon for Sunday 12th August

Sermon For Trinity 11 Yr B Lerwick 2018 From our epistle today,…. 25Putting away falsehood, let all of us speak the truth to our neighbours, for we are members of one another. 26Be angry but do not sin; do not

Sermon for Tranfiguration

Sermon;  Transfiguration 2018 (Alma Lewis)   Today we have a prophesy, an eyewitness account of the prophesy fulfilled and a description of the actual event, the Transfiguration! Now that’s good organization. However I have to admit that I have had

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