Category Archives: Sermons: Epistles

Sermons on the Epistles

Stubbornness and Stupidity (2 Corinthians 12:1-11)

“I know a person in Christ who fourteen years ago was caught up to the third heaven—whether in the body or out of the body I do not know; God knows. And I know that such a person—whether in the … Continue reading

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Living the Dream! (A sermon on 2 Corinthians 6:4-10)

“But as servants of God we have commended ourselves in every way: through great endurance, in afflictions, hardships, calamities, beatings, imprisonments, riots, labors, sleepless nights, hunger; by purity, knowledge, patience, kindness, holiness of spirit, genuine love, truthful speech, and the … Continue reading

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We are the answer we have been waiting for (a Pentecost Sunday sermon)

“When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as … Continue reading

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Embracing the + in the LGBTQI+ (Sermon on Acts 8: 26-40)

“Then an angel of the Lord said to Philip, ‘Get up and go toward the south to the road that goes down from Jerusalem to Gaza’ (This is a wilderness road)”. (Acts 8:26) It gave me a bit of a … Continue reading

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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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