Sermons by Fr Daniel Dries

Sermons by Fr Daniel Dries

The Commemoration of All Souls, November 2, 2017

May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight: O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer. Amen. Earth to earth, ashes to ashes, dust to dust… On Tuesday this week, I attended a very pleasant dinner, which was followed by a lecture on the Lutheran Reformation…

The Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

A sermon preached by the Rev’d Dr Daniel Dries Pentecost 22 Christ Church St Laurence – 5 November 2017 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight: O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer. Amen. The greatest among you must be your servant. All who exalt themselves will be humbled, and all who humble themselves will be exalted.…

The Twenty-First Sunday after Pentecost

A sermon preached by the Rev’d Dr Daniel Dries Pentecost 21 Christ Church St Laurence – 29 October 2017 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight: O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer. Amen. From the 22nd Chapter of the Gospel according to Matthew: ‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul,…

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

A sermon preached by the Rev’d Dr Daniel Dries Pentecost 8 (Evensong) Christ Church St Laurence – 30 July 2017 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight: O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer. Amen. From the Twelfth Chapter of The Acts of The Apostles: …An angel of the Lord appeared, and a light shone in the cell; and he…

The Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

A sermon preached by the Rev’d Dr Daniel Dries Pentecost 5 (Evensong) Christ Church St Laurence – 9 July 2017 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight: O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer. Amen. ‘…there was a man named Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector, and rich. And he sought to see who Jesus was… but…

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

A Sermon preached by the Rev’d Dr Daniel Dries Pentecost 4 Christ Church St Laurence – 2 July 2017 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight: O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer. Amen. From the 22nd Chapter of the Book ‘Genesis’: God tested Abraham. He said to him, ‘Abraham!’ And Abraham said, ‘Here I am.’ “God tested…

Corpus Christi

A Sermon preached by the Rev’d Dr Daniel Dries The Feast of Corpus Christi Christ Church St Laurence – 15 June 2017 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight: O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer. Amen. On Sunday the 21st March 1982, this Parish, Christ Church St Laurence, staged something mysteriously described as a…

Trinity Sunday

A Sermon preached by the Rev’d Dr Daniel Dries The Feast of the Holy Trinity Christ Church St Laurence – 11 June 2017 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight: O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer. Amen. From the conclusion of the Gospel according to Matthew: Jesus said to them, ‘and remember I am with you always, to the end…

The Seventh Sunday of Easter

A Sermon preached by the Rev’d Dr Daniel Dries Easter 7 Christ Church St Laurence – 28 May 2017 May the words of my mouth and the meditations of our hearts be acceptable in your sight: O Lord, our strength and our Redeemer. Amen. Jesus looked up to heaven and said: ‘Holy Father, protect them in your name that you have given me, so that they may be one, as we are one.’…
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