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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Trinity Sunday (sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us Revelation 4:1-11       St John 3:1-15   “Holy, holy, holy, is the Lord God Almighty, who was and is and is to come!”   We celebrate today that God has been revealed to us by Jesus as a Trinity – the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit –…

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The Spirit completes the work of creation (Pentecost sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us Acts 2:1-11     John 14:15-27   Suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind!   Fifty days ago that we celebrated Jesus’ Resurrection on Easter.  We are like the Apostles, gathered in a room with others, on this fiftieth day in expectation.  For them, the…

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That where He is, we too may ascend (Ascension 1 sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us 1 Peter 4:7-10      John 15:26-16:4   God is gone up with a merry noise, the Lord with the sound of the trump! O sing praises, sing praises unto our God; … sing ye praises with understanding!   This morning in the Church we remember that in-between time –…

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Ask in my Name and you shall receive (Easter V sermon)

HomeWorshipPastoral CareTeachings Articles/News Sermons CatechismLeadershipAbout UsContact Us St James 1:22-27     St John 16:23-33   “Whatever you ask of the Father in my name, he will give it to you. … ask and you will receive, that your joy may be full. ”   Today is the Fifth Sunday after Easter – also called Rogation Sunday…

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