Tag Archives: Mercy

Sermon: Don’t blame the victim

Reflection for North Balwyn Uniting ChurchThird Sunday of Lent, 20th of March, 2020 Isaiah 55:1-9Luke 13:1-9 Humans have a dreadful tendency, in our need to make sense of life, to blame victims. We tend to see it when a woman … Continue reading

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Sermon: Justice and Mercy

In Jesus we see that God is not working with a rights and rewards scale and making exceptions, but simply loving humanity. 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: Scandalous mercy

Sermon for Williamstown Uniting Church 4th Sunday of Advent, 22nd of December, 2013 Matthew 1:18-25 Way back in the eighties and early nineties there was an Australian television program called A Country Practice. I wasn’t allowed to watch the first … Continue reading

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