Sermon Archives

February 14, 2021

Transfiguration

Getting to the centre of things  12 Since we have such a hope, we are very bold, 13 not like Moses, who would put a veil over his face  so that the Israelites might not gaze at the outcome of what was being brought to an end. 14 But their  minds were hardened. For to […]

February 7, 2021

5th Sunday after The Epiphany

1 Corinthians 9:16-27  Living the Gospel  16 For if I preach the gospel, that gives me no ground for boasting. For necessity is laid upon me. Woe to me  if I do not preach the gospel! 17 For if I do this of my own will, I have a reward, but if not of my […]

January 31, 2021

4th Sunday after The Epiphany

Living between public doctrine and pious opinion  1 Now concerning food offered to idols: we know that “all of us possess knowledge.” This  “knowledge” puffs up, but love builds up. 2If anyone imagines that he knows something, he does not  yet know as he ought to know. 3 But if anyone loves God, he is […]

January 24, 2021

St Timothy, Pastor and Confessor

Always moving  11 But as for you, O man of God, flee these things. Pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, steadfastness,  gentleness. 12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold of the eternal life to which you were called and  about which you made the good confession in the presence of many witnesses. 13 […]

January 17, 2021

2nd Sunday after The Epiphany

‘Speak, Lord, your servant is listening!’ 1 Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD in the presence of Eli. And the word of the LORD was  rare in those days; there was no frequent vision.  2 At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, […]

January 10, 2021

The Baptism of Our Lord

When the ears and eyes differ  4John appeared, baptizing in the wilderness and proclaiming a baptism of repentance for the forgiveness of sins.  5 And all the country of Judea and all Jerusalem were going out to him and were being baptized by him in the  river Jordan, confessing their sins. 6 Now John was […]

January 3, 2021

The Festival of The Epiphany

Jesus … threat or gift?  1 Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the  east came to Jerusalem, 2saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star  when it rose and have come to […]

December 27, 2020

1st Sunday after Christmas

Jesus – the perceived threat that isn’t  22 And when the time came for their purification according to the Law of Moses, they brought him up to  Jerusalem to present him to the Lord 23 (as it is written in the Law of the Lord, “Every male who first opens  the womb shall be called […]

December 20, 2020

4th Sunday of Advent

The Ultimate Mystery – the Finite can Contain the Infinite  25 Now to him who is able to strengthen you according to my gospel and the preaching of Jesus  Christ, according to the revelation of the mystery that was kept secret for long ages 26 but has now  been disclosed and through the prophetic writings […]

December 13, 2020

The Third Sunday of Advent

16 Rejoice always, 17 pray without ceasing, 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you. 19 Do not quench the Spirit. 20 Do not despise prophecies, 21 but test everything; hold fast what is good. 22 Abstain from every form of evil.  23 Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your whole spirit and soul and body be kept blameless at the coming […]

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