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Sermons on the Epistles

Creation groans – a sermon on Romans 8:19-23

  For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the children of God; 20for the creation was subjected to futility, not of its own will but by the will of the one who subjected it, in hope … Continue reading

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A Tribute to St Paul

“For I want you to know, brothers and sisters, that the gospel that was proclaimed by me is not of human origin” (Galatians 1:11) One of the things I had wanted to do while in Damascus recently was take the … Continue reading

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St Paul and Gay Marriage – a sermon on Galatians 6:11-18

“See with what large letters I am writing to you with my own hand. 12 It is those who want to make a good showing in the flesh that would compel you to be circumcised, and only in order that they … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope & Love (A sermon on 1 Corinthians 13)

“And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:13) It’s been nearly two years since I was last in Iran, but my last visit there was an especially memorable one … Continue reading

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The Armour of God (A sermon on Ephesians 6:10-17)

Finally, be strong in the Lord and in his mighty power. 11 Put on the full armour of God, so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes. 12 For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, … Continue reading

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Unity in Community not Uniformity of the Herd (A sermon on Ephesians 4:1-6)

I, therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, urge you to live in a way that is worthy of the calling to which you have been called, with all humility and gentleness, along with patience, accepting one another in love. Do … Continue reading

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Paul, the guilt-manipulator! (A sermon on 2 Corinthians 8:9)

“We want you to know, brothers and sisters, about the grace of God that has been granted to the churches of Macedonia; 2for during a severe ordeal of affliction, their abundant joy and their extreme poverty have overflowed in a wealth … Continue reading

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St Paul – the scorned lover (2 Corinthians 6:1-13)

It’s been my privilege to enjoy two shorts stays in Iran over the last two years.  Iran is not a common tourist destination for white Australian people like myself, which is a shame as Iran is an amazing country, though … Continue reading

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All good children go to Heaven … NOT! (A sermon on Romans 6:1-11)

Today is All Souls Day – a special feast day of the Christian church that is not to be confused with All Saints Day’ (which was yesterday) or ‘All Saints Eve’ (otherwise known as ‘All Hallows Eve’ or ‘Halloween’) which … Continue reading

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