Monthly Archives: February 2016

Sermon: Third Sunday of Lent, 28 February 2016, St Matthias

Readings  Isaiah 55.1-9, 1 Corinthians 10.1-13, Luke 13.1-9 Preacher  The Revd Neil Summers If you thought the first bit of that Gospel reading was a bit obscure, I couldn’t agree more.  It only appears in Luke, but I’ve discovered it … Continue reading

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Sermon: Second Sunday of Lent, 21 February 2016, St Mary’s, morning

Readings  Genesis 15.1-12, 17-18,  Psalm 27, Luke 13.31 -35 Preacher  Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP Today, on this second Sunday of Lent, there seems to be a common theme between all of our readings. And that theme is that … Continue reading

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Sermon: First Sunday of Lent, 14 February 2016, St John the Divine

Readings  Deuteronomy 26.1-11, Psalm 91.1-2, 9-16, Romans 10.8b-13 and Luke 4.1-13 Preacher  Revd Sister Margaret Anne McAlister ASSP It is a well-established tradition that on the first Sunday of Lent we focus our minds on Jesus’ temptations in the wilderness … Continue reading

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Sermon: First Sunday of Lent, 14 February 2016, St Mary’s, morning

Reading  Luke 4:1-13 Preacher  The Revd Alan Sykes Having heard that story of Jesus’ temptations in the wilderness, you may be tempted to think that those temptations aren’t very relevant to the likes of you and me. Not many of … Continue reading

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Sermon: Sunday Next Before Lent, 7 February 2016, St John the Divine & St Mary’s, evening

Readings  Exodus 3.1-6, Luke 9.28-36 Preacher  Revd Neil Summers In a predominantly rationalist and scientific age, some progressive Christians find stories involving the inexplicable, like Jesus’ Transfiguration, which we’ve just read, or, indeed, miracles, rather awkward. The temptation often is … Continue reading

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