Sermon: Getting the Picture John 13

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Preached by Richard Humphrey on Thursday, March 29th, 2018

A part of the series.

John 13 encourages us to use our imagination to picture the scene in that upper room.  The audi0 of the reading is included)

But as as do so we will get a clearer picture of our God and a bigger picture of what it means to love as Jesus love, to follow the new commandment.

(The picture is by the Dean and is of no great artistic merit but was used in the talk.)

Sermon: Lament for the Failure to Disciple. Palm Sunday

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Preached by Richard Humphrey on Sunday, March 25th, 2018

A part of the series.

On Palm Sunday we hear the the reading of Jesus’ crucifixion and death.  As surely as nails pierced Jesus hands and feet it should pierce our hearts and minds as we reflect on our failure to be disciples of this Jesus and to make disciples of Jesus.
The way of the cross may seem foolish, but it foolish for us to depart from it.

The text is here here.

Sermon: Lament for the Misuse of Power

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Preached by Richard Humphrey on Sunday, March 4th, 2018

A part of the series.

We are rightly aware of abuses of power in our political leaders, but we need to recognise where it happens in the Church and lament our failures.

Ultimately the problem is not  ethical but theological.

The text is here.