SERMONS (Page 2)

SERMONS (Page 2)

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Festival of Dedication

Sunday 10th of September, 2017 Festival of Dedication – Christ Church St. Laurence In the name of God, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Amen. One of my very favourite paintings is Ivan Kramskoi’s Christ in the Wilderness which was painted in 1872. You are able to see this on page 9 of the Order of Service and you might want to look it up on your favourite search engine when…

The Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

Mystery, Joy and Hope Romans 8. 26-39 Matthew 13. 1-33, 44-52 Jesus said: “Have you understood all this?” We know that physical activity is good for us. Well, I accept this but it is not my main focus. Physical Instructors tell me to ‘tighten my abs’, or ‘engage on my gluts’. ‘Engage your gluts, now move your leg straight up towards the sky, now rotate the leg…

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…