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The Battle for the Vineyard (A sermon on Matthew 21:33-40)

Hear another parable: There was a landowner who planted a vineyard. He put a wall around it, dug a winepress in it and built a watchtower. Then he rented the vineyard to some farmers and moved to another place. When … Continue reading

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The MacDonaldtown Parables (A sermon on Matthew 13:31-33, 44-45)

[Jesus] put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven is like a mustard seed that someone took and sowed in his field; it is the smallest of all the seeds, but when it has grown it is the greatest … Continue reading

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Should wives really SUBMIT to their husbands?

The following letter was passed on to me in good faith by a woman who was deeply concerned by the proposal of the Anglican Diocese of Sydney to re-introduce the word ‘submit’ into the marriage vows, such that the wife … Continue reading

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Walking the Valley of the Shadow of Death! – a Sermon on the 23rd Psalm

The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though … Continue reading

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The Downward Mobility of Jesus (a Sermon on 2 Corinthians 8:9)

“For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ. Although He was rich, for your sakes he became poor, so that you, through his poverty, might become rich. “ I thought it was about time I began a sermon … Continue reading

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The Two Builders (Matthew 7:21-29)

Jesus concludes his Sermon on the Mount with a story of two builders – a good builder and a bad builder, a smart builder and a dumb one. Some of you will be aware of the fact that I’m about … Continue reading

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