Sermons tagged with ‘end of sacrifice’

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Proper 8 (13), 2 July 2017, 4th Sunday after Pentecost

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Genesis 22:1-14 Psalm 13 Romans 6:12-23 Matthew 10:40-42   What we must try to see in the story of Abraham’s non-sacrifice of Isaac is that Abraham’s faith consisted, not of almost doing what he didn’t do, but of not doing what he almost did, and not doing it in fidelity to the God in whose […]

Fourth Sunday of Easter, 7 May 2017

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Acts 2:42-47 Psalm 23 1 Peter 2:19-25 John 10:1-10   Jesus says, “I came that they may have life, and have it abundantly.” It is one of my favourite verses in the Bible. It is a verse I go back to when I hear people turn the Good News into bad news, when people proclaim […]