True Glory and True Prayer (Trinity XI sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 Corinthians 15:1-11       St Luke 18:9-14   His grace which was bestowed upon me was not in vain. [1 Cor 15:10]   In this Trinity season, we are beginning to learn about something new that happens in us, as our passions, the expression of our love outwardly, are…

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Humility and Spiritual Gifts (Trinity X sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 Corinthians 12:1-11       St Luke 19:41-47a   Now concerning spiritual gifts, brothers and sisters, I do not want you to be uninformed. [1 Cor 12:1] Our readings from Trinity 3 to 9 are about various passions of the soul – strong thoughts, emotions, desires – which…

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The Transfiguration (sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 2 Peter 1:16-21       St Mark 9:2-7a   Jesus …was transfigured before them: and his face shone like the sun and his garments became white as light. [St Matthew 17:2]   We celebrate today the Transfiguration of our Lord.  It is the historical moment in Jesus’ life when he…

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Greed and Bible Reading (Trinity VIII sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us Romans 8:12-17       St Matthew 7:15-21   We are the children of God.  And if children, then heirs; heirs of God, and joint-heirs with Christ…  [Rom 8:16-17]   At Ascension, in five of the past six Sundays and today, we are looking at the passions of the soul –…

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Acedia and God’s Repeated Revelations (Trinity VII sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us Romans 6:19-end            St Mark 8:1-9   But now that you have been set free from sin and have become slaves of God, the benefit you reap leads to holiness, and the result is eternal life. (Rom 6:22 NIV)   Today’s gospel relates how Jesus miraculously provided bread and…

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Dejection and Fellowship (Trinity V sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 Peter 3. 8-15a       Luke 5:1-11 Master, we have toiled all the night, and have taken nothing; nevertheless, at your word I will let down the net. And when they had done this, they enclosed a great multitude of fishes. [Lk 5:5-6]   In the last two Sundays…

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Vainglory and the Inward Turn (Trinity IV sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us  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]   In this early part of Trinity season we are continuing our investigation of the passions of our soul – our strong thoughts, emotions…

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Pride and Prayer (Trinity III sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 Peter 5:5b-11       St. Luke 15:1-11   Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility towards one another… Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you   In the next 7 weeks, our readings focus us on basic…

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The Perfecting of Fear (Trinity II sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 John 3:13-end       St Luke 14:16-24   The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom.  Pr 9:10 Perfect love casts out fear.  1 Jn 4:18 The fear of the Lord is clean, and endures forever.  Ps 19:9   Faith in Jesus and his words to us,…

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The Perfecting of Love (Trinity I sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 St John 4:7-end       St Luke 16:19-end   Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us. [1 St John 4:8-10]   We have entered into Trinity season, the longest season of the Christian year.  The liturgical colour is green, symbolizing our growth in…

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