Sermons and thoughts from the speculative top by the Rev Jon M White
We repent of the evil that enslaves us, the evil we have done, and the evil done on our behalf.
Readings:Genesis 15:1-12,17-18 Philippians 3:17-4:1 Luke 13:31-35 Psalm 27
In the remembrance of what God has done stands the signposts of what God is inviting us into
Readings:Deuteronomy 26:1-11 Romans 10:8b-13 Luke 4:1-13 Psalm 91:1-2, 9-16
Sometimes Jesus leads us to places where we are unsure of ourselves but God is still there.
Readings:Exodus 34:29-35 2 Corinthians 3:12-4:2 Luke 9:28-36 Psalm 99
Hurt and brokenness stalk our lives but Christ's love has given us a powerful antidote
Readings: Genesis 45:3-11, 15 1 Corinthians 15:35-38,42-50 Luke 6:27-38 Psalm 37:1-12, 41-42
Not a sermon really (maybe just a little preaching), just a thank you.
Readings:Jeremiah 17:5-10 1 Corinthians 15:12-20 Luke 6:17-26 Psalm 1
Jesus invites us into something much deeper, much fuller than mere belief; Jesus invites us into faith.
St Paul reminds us that the love Christ invites us into, isn't something to be possessed, but something to be given away.
Readings: Jeremiah 1:4-10 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 Luke 4:21-30 Psalm 71:1-6
What is happening in baptism? Whose work is it?
Readings:Isaiah 43:1-7 Acts 8:14-17 Luke 3:15-17, 21-22 Psalm 29
At the Epiphany, we celebrate that we have seen God's presence. But we are also called to tell what we have seen to the world.
READINGS:Isaiah 60:1-6 Ephesians 3:1-12 Matthew 2:1-12 Psalm 72:1-7,10-14
We are invited, as Mary was, to make Christ manifest in the world and in our lives
Readings:Micah 5:2-5a Hebrews 10:5-10 Luke 1:39-55 Canticle 15