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Sex in the Bible! – a Reflection on the ‘Song of Songs’

The voice of my beloved! Look, he comes, leaping upon the mountains, bounding over the hills.  My beloved is like a gazelle or a young stag. Look, there he stands behind our wall, gazing in at the windows, looking through … Continue reading

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Father Dave’s Sex Talk – a Sermon on the Song of Songs

OK guys. It’s time for Father Dave’s sex talk! It comes once every three years, when the passage from the Song of Songs appears in the lectionary. When you were in school, you used to get this talk every year. … Continue reading

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A Reflection on Psalm 23 – The Lord is my Shepherd

The Lord is my trainer I shall not fear the fight. He is constantly with me, working my corner He refreshes me between rounds with cool water And with even cooler advice Yeah, though I walk to centre-ring To stare … Continue reading

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The Book of Esther

Esther is not a very popular book. Not many people preach on Esther. Indeed, the lectionary, if you know how that works, only encourages us to read it once every three years. Unlike the gospel of Mark, for instance, from … Continue reading

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Woman Know Thy Place! (part 1) by Dr Keith Mascord

This is the first part of a two-part series, delivered by Dr Keith Mascord, on a Biblical perspective on gender differences and the role of women. Both were given at Holy Trinity Church, Dulwich Hill. For part two, click here. This … Continue reading

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Visions of Glory. (A sermon on Luke 9:28-36)

“Now about eight days after these sayings he took with him Peter and John and James and went up on the mountain to pray. And as he was praying, the appearance of his face was altered, and his clothing became … Continue reading

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Everything will be Thrown Down! Mark 13:1-8)

“Jesus said ‘Do you see these great buildings?’ Not one stone here will be left on another; every one will be thrown down.’” (Mark 3:2) It is such an offensive thing to say! Oh, I know that nothing in permanent … Continue reading

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Remarriage is Adultery!? (A reflection on Mark 10:2-16)

Jesus said to them, “Whoever divorces his wife and marries another commits adultery against her and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery.” Every now and then you find yourself tacking a Bible passage that just … Continue reading

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Choosing the Path of Most Resistance. (Mark 11:1-11)

When they were approaching Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples and said to them, Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately as you enter it, you will find … Continue reading

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