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The City of God Remaineth! (A sermon on Mark 13:1-8)

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

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Noah, the Flood and Same sex Marriage

Noah, the Big Flood and Same-Sex Marriage A quick reading of the Biblical story of Noah’s Flood might suggest that the only possible relevance of this story to the contemporary debate about same-sex marriage is that God sent this cataclysmic … Continue reading

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Why every Christian should be in favour of gay marriage

Yes, I’m serious. Yes, I realise that the majority of the world’s Christians are opposed to gay marriage and I recognise that many of those who most vocally oppose gay marriage do so in the name of Christ. Even so, … 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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Where is Wisdom to be Found? – a Sermon on Job 28

God answered Job out of the whirlwind: “Who is this that darkens counsel by words without knowledge.” Job 38:1 – the beginning of our reading from today’s lectionary, that marks the beginning of the end of the book of Job. We’ve … Continue reading

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Christ is King! (Matthew 25:31-46)

Christ is King! Matthew 25:31-46 “When the Son of Man comes in his glory and all the angels are with him, he will sit on his glorious throne. All the nations will be assembled in front of him, and he … Continue reading

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The final word on the place of modern Israel in Biblical Prophecy

I’ve been hearing it, in one form or another, every since I was converted as a teenager – that God has a plan for political Israel, such that the fate of the nation is intricately tied to the fulfilment of … 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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