Sermons

Summer 2019

After the joy of Easter, the next couple of months move us through Ascension Day to prayer for the coming of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost. We come then to Ordinary Time as the church grows in discipleship. See our What's On guide for details about upcoming events.

Please click on any of the dates or names below to read sermons preached during the period of Summer 2019.

 

14 July 2019 - Choral Eucharist - The Diocesan Canon Precentor

'The Good Samaritan' The Diocesan Canon Precentor considers afresh one of the most well-known stories Jesus ever told.

14 July 2019 - Choral Matins - The Sub Dean

Blessing is not a singling out of one over against another, but a particular instance of God’s saving will for all. The Sub Dean explores the meaning of blessing in God's kingdom.

 

7 July 2019 - Choral Eucharist - The Sub Dean

If we wait until we feel fully prepared to answer God’s call, we have misunderstood it. The Sub Dean reflects on the call of God.

 

30 June 2019 - Choral Eucharist - The College Chaplain

For freedom Christ has set us free…you were called to freedom brothers and sisters. The College Chaplain considers afresh both the cost and the joy found through freedom in Christ.

30 June 2019 - Choral Matins - The Archdeacon

Sometimes doing the naïve, idealistic, biblical thing can be just what is needed to liberate our seemingly sophisticated and cynical world. The Archdeacon reflects on the Old Testament law of Jubilee.

 

23 June 2019 - Choral Eucharist - Canon Ward

'Exorcism' Canon Ward considers afresh this Christian ministry as we examine the Gospel reading of the healing of the man possessed in Gergesa.

23 June 2019 - Choral Matins - Canon Biggar

‘1944: Christian Reflections on the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary’ Canon Biggar reminds us of the importance of remembering acts of grace by structuring our lives around them.

 

16 June 2019 - Choral Eucharist - The Sub Dean

The doctrine of the Trinity is not a complete description of God, but it is the starting point – the starting point, we might say, of our journey. The Sub Dean considers afresh the theme of our life as a journey.

16 June 2019 - Choral Matins - The Diocesan Canon Precentor

Let us make the Trinity the start of prayers, the ground of our hopes, and the model of our love. The Diocesan Canon Precentor reflects that the Trinity isn’t a maths problem to be solved but the relationships at the heart of divine life that draw us in.

 

 

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