Tag Archives: forgiveness

Sermon: In which Avril, surprisingly, preaches about Mothers’ Day

When the Bible wants to tell us exactly how tenderly God loves us, God is compared to a mother. Continue reading

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Sermon: Forgiveness and Mercy

‘And all the wickedness in this world that man might work or think/Is no more to the mercy of God than a live coal in the sea.’ Continue reading

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Sermon: In which the Prophet Jonah pouts like a three-year-old

We’re reminded that it’s not the strength, boldness, courage or cleverness of prophets or disciples that allows God’s message to be heard, because Jonah is none of these things. Continue reading

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Sermon: Forgiveness

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church 4th Sunday after Pentecost, 16th of June 2013 Luke 7:36-8:3 Did you experience déjà vu hearing today’s gospel reading? It’s only a couple of months since we heard another version of the story of a … Continue reading

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Sermon: Following in the fisherman’s footsteps

Sermon for Williamstown The Third Sunday of Easter, 14th of April 2013 John 21:1-19 Whenever you feel downhearted or discouraged at your performance as a follower of Jesus, think of Peter, the rock on whom Jesus built the Christian church. … Continue reading

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