Tag Archives: sin

Sermon: Clericalism is wrong

The proposed legal change is a sign that the world is changing, and it seems that Australian society will no longer allow churches to be treated differently from other institutions. And that’s good! Continue reading

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Sermon: #MeToo

From the story of Eli, it appears that the Lord agrees that ‘The standard you walk past is the standard you accept’. Continue reading

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Sermon: Jesus is not a life coach

Paul reminds us that Christianity is not about positive thinking. Jesus is not a life coach. Continue reading

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Sermon: The greater righteousness (2)

Matthew’s story is a story of social conventions being overturned and of mercy outweighing merely-legal righteousness. Continue reading

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Sermon: Righteous without being self-righteous

Lent reminds us that our role as Christ’s followers is to seek to be righteous without being self-righteous, as difficult as that is. 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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