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Sermons on Easter

Sixth Sunday of Easter 9th May 2021

Sermon      Sixth Sunday of Easter                  9 May 2021 Acts 10:44-48.  Psalm 98.   1 John 5:1-12.     John 15:9-17 As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you. Abide in my love. As we near the end of this Season of Easter, we hear again the words of Jesus after he went out  of the upper room that Jesus and…

Fourth Sunday of Easter 25 April 2021

Sermon.    Fourth Sunday of Easter               Anzac Day           25 April Acts 4:5-12.   Psalm 23.     1 John 3:16-24.     John 10:11-18 Today marks two significant days, one which invites us to remember those who fought alongside Australian’s in world wars and the other a Church tradition, that this Sunday is known as Good Shepherd Sunday. For me, the two seem inextricably linked. Today we…

Third Sunday of Easter 18th April 2021

Sermon 3rd Sunday after Easter             18 April 2021    Delivered at St Andrew’s Acts 3:12-20,   Ps 4,   1 Jn 2:15-17, 3:1-6,    Luke 24:36b-48 Walking with friends can be one of the most pleasurable things to do in life. Walking and talking. It is often surprising what comes out of those wandering conversations. Today’s gospel reading comes as the second part of the…

Second Sunday of Easter 11th April 2021

Sermon      2nd Sunday after Easter         11 April 2021 Acts 4:32-37.  Ps. 133.   1 John 1:1-2:2.     John 20:19-31 Peace be with you. This is the greeting we make during the Greeting of Peace. It is an ancient greeting. The Hebrew word Shalom is most likely the word Jesus used in his greeting. Shalom. Peace be with you. I watched a movie some…

Easter Sunday 4th April 2021

Sermon: Easter Sunday       4 April 2021 Acts 10:34-43   Hymn to the Risen Christ APBA p. 6.   1 Cor. 15:1-11.   John 20-1-18 Allelujah, Christ is Risen, He is Risen indeed, Allelujah? Today marks the day the Christian church the world over celebrates the Resurrection of Jesus Christ. Today places an emphasis on God’s triumph over death, asking us to focus on the…

Good Friday 2nd April 2021

Good Friday Sermon                     2 April 2021 Delivered at St Andrew’s Isaiah 52:13-53:-12.  Psalm 22.  I Cor 1:18-31.   The Passion John 18:1-19:42 This Holy Week has for the first time in a long time resonated deeply within me. The more I read the Passion Narratives, the more I want to understand Jesus last days of his ministry leading up to his death…