Monthly Archives: January 2014

Sermon: The Beatitudes

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church The Fourth Sunday of Epiphany, 2nd of February 2014 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Matthew 5:1-12 Today, as we continue our Epiphany journey through Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians, we hear one of my favourite descriptions … Continue reading

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Sermon: What a good thing for us that the church at Corinth was so imperfect

Sermon for Williamstown 26th of January, 2014   1 Corinthians 1:10-18 In last week’s reading from Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians, Paul started his epistle on an extremely positive note: “I give thanks to my God always for you … Continue reading

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Sermon: Called by God (expect the unexpected)

Sermon for Williamstown 19th of January 2014 John 1:29-42 1 Corinthians 1:1-9  In a couple of previous sermons I’ve mentioned the Revised Common Lectionary, which gives churches four Bible readings for each Sunday and is used by Anglican and Lutheran … Continue reading

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Sermon: Beloved sinners

Sermon for Williamstown Baptism of Jesus, 12th of January, 2014 Matthew 3:13-17 Acts 10:34-43 Christianity says two things about human beings. Actually, it says lots of things about human beings, but there are two particular elements of Christian anthropology that … Continue reading

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