Sermons tagged with ‘violence’

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Discerning God’s presence and living peaceably

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Proper 21 (26), Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost, Year B 30 September 2018 Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22 Psalm 124 James 5:13-20 Mark 9:38-50   The Book of Esther was written to explain the Jewish festival of Purim. Even though the book of Esther is a work of fiction, in locating the story in Persia we learn […]

Second Sunday of Easter, 23 April 2017

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Acts 2:14a, 22-32 Psalm 16 1 Peter 1:3-9 John 20:19-31   Before we moved to Abbotsford in 2002 I knew very little about Abbotsford. I knew a little about its geography and I remembered a murder case of a teenage girl that made national headlines. The perpetrator was dubbed the Abbotsford Killer. Later I met […]