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Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost

Readings: Deuteronomy 34:1–12, 1 Thessalonians 2:1–13 & Matthew 22:34–46 In last week’s sermon I talked about the notion of life being a journey rather than a destination, and I finished the sermon by saying that life as a Christian is a journey to become more Christ like. And that by living our lives according to the example of Jesus himself, we embark…

Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Readings: Exodus 33:12–23, 1 Thessalonians 1:1–10 & Matthew 22:15–33 American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson is credited with the saying, “Life is a journey, not a destination.” Like most sayings, its precise meaning is probably open to interpretation. My own interpretation of that saying is that life is not a series of milestones to be checked off as we pass through each one,…

Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Our first reading this morning, from the Book of Exodus, describes the crossing of the Red Sea; the event where the Israelites fleeing from Egypt are rescued from the Egyptian army by an act of God. How much truth do you think there is in this story?  Most people in the twenty-first century, particularly those who are not from a faith background,…

Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

Readings: Exodus 12:1–4, Romans 13: 1–10 & Matthew 18:10–20 One of the biggest bugbears throughout my life has been people who don’t obey stop signs when driving. Still to this day, I get frustrated and annoyed when I see someone slow down as they come to an intersection marked by a stop sign, but then accelerate again and go through the intersection…