Category: Sermons

Sermon for the Feast of the Presentation

Well we have seen this coming… here we are in the Temple presenting Jesus again. Simeon and Anna who have been waiting for the fulfilment of God all their lives are here too and they recognise this fulfilment in Jesus.

Fourth Sunday of Epiphany

sermon: Sermon For Fourth Sunday of Epiphany 2019 Lerwick I must say that I have been both fascinated and challenged by the exploration of Epiphany this year. Today this time is drawing to a conclusion, with the finale next week

sermon for 3rd Sunday of Epiphany

Water into wine? Following on from last week (how could I resist?) but without the flipchart! We encounter the infamous story today of Jesus turning a considerably large quantity of water into the best wine that people at a wedding

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