Trinity 6 – A Higher Way than Wrath

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us The First Mourning (Cain and Abel), William-Adolphe Boughereau, 1888 Romans 6:3-11       St Matthew 5:20-26   You have heard that it was said by them of old time, You shall not kill; and whoever shall kill shall be in danger of the judgement.  But I say…

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Trinity 4 – Vainglory or True Glory?

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us The Blind Leading the Blind, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, 1568 Romans 8.18-23       St Luke 6.36-42   I consider the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed in us.  [Rom 8:20]   The sufferings that we…

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Trinity 2 – Fear of God is good

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 John 3:13-24       St Luke 14:16-24   The fear of the Lord is clean, and endures forever.  Ps 19:9   I have spoken to you about how these first few Sundays are an introduction to the rest of the Trinity season, which is about our…

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The Soul and its Virtues and Vices

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us   The Soul and its Virtues and Vices Anatomy of the Soul To understand the passions and the virtues and vices of the soul it is helpful to understand a basic “anatomy” of the soul.  The soul is not a body and so it cannot properly…

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Trinity 1 – It’s all about love

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 John4:7-end        St Luke 16:19-end   Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us. [l Jn 4:8-1O] We are beginning Trinity season, the last half of the Church year. And it has been described as being about our sanctification, our…

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Trinity Sunday – The End and the Beginning

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us Revelation 4:1-11       St John 3:1-15 AFTER this I looked, and, behold, a door was opened in heaven: and the first voice which I heard was as it were of a trumpet talking with me; which said, Come up here, and I will show you things…

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Rogation – Ask in my Name

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us James 1:22-27       St John 16:23-33   “Whatsoever ye shall ask the Father in my name, he will give it you. … ask and ye shall receive, that your joy may be full. ”   In the ancient Church Calendar, today is our last Sunday in…

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Easter 3 – Sorrow and Joy

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 Peter 2:11-17       St John 16:16-22   You have sorrow now: but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy from you.   We are continuing in this season of Easter.  It has now been 21…

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Easter 2 – The Good Shepherd

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 Peter 2:19-25       St John 10:11-16   You were straying like sheep, but have now returned to the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.   This morning, in our readings we are being compared with sheep.  And it is a certain characteristic of our personality…

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Easter 1 – He is risen indeed!

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons Bible Study: ActsPrayer MinistryLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 John 5:4-12       St John 20:19-23   Jesus came and stood in the midst, and said to them, ‘Peace be with you.’ And when he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. [John 20:20]   We continue to celebrate with Easter…

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