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Sermons from January 2020

Third Sunday after Epiphany

Third Sunday After Epiphany 26 January 2020 Isaiah 9:1-4 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Matthew 4:12-25 ‘Follow me and I will make you fish for people’. ‘Jesus went about, teaching… and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, curing every disease and every sickness among the people. Is there someone you admire that makes you think, they are worth following and by that, I…

Third Sunday after Epiphany

Third Sunday After Epiphany 26 January 2020 Isaiah 9:1-4 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Matthew 4:12-25 ‘Follow me and I will make you fish for people’. ‘Jesus went about, teaching… and proclaiming the good news of the kingdom, curing every disease and every sickness among the people. Is there someone you admire that makes you think, they are worth following and by that I…

Second Sunday after Epiphany

Second Sunday after Epiphany, 20 January 2020 Isaiah 49:1-7,  1 Corinthians 1:1-9,  John 1:29-42 Wednesday afternoon, after sweltering heat and smokey skies, the storm clouds rolled in and down came the rain. It was a time of rejoicing. Facebook filled with posts of ‘Rain, glorious rain’ and people documenting how much rain had fallen on their residence, farm or city residence. People…

Baptism of Our Lord

Isaiah 42:1-9, Acts 10:34-43 Mathew 3:13-17 A new year is a time of hope for new things to happen, that this year will be better than the one we have just left. In our Gospel reading today, Jesus is baptised by John the Baptist. Some questions that often arise out of this passage include Is Jesus baptism about our baptism or Jesus’…

Epiphany

Matthew 2: 1-12 Joshua and Sienna walked to the top of the hill toward Strathmore Station to watch the fireworks and to see the New Year come in. Ian and I stayed home to care for Walter. Dogs traditionally do not like fireworks and so he needs our attention. We did toast the New Year in with some bubbly. I wonder what…