The challenge faced by the One Talent Parable is that he forgets it is the Master’s property he is burying not his own. In the Christian life we must remember that we have nothing to offer except the generosity of our Master and if we bury that how will other’s know about God’s love.
Blow, Gabriel, Blow! Words for Remembrance Sunday – 8 November 2020 – A cyber sermon from the Vicarage Text: For the Lord himself, with a cry of command, with the archangel’s call and with the sound of God’s trumpet, will descend from heaven, and the dead in Christ will rise first. (1 Thessalonians 4.13-18) … Continue reading Blow, Gabriel, Blow!
When we attend special events or work in hazardous places we take special care over what we wear. To live the faith fully we need to also pay attentions to the foundation garments of our lives which will influence everything else that we do or say
It is all to easy for Christians to retreat into the comfort of ‘We’ve always done it that way’ and to neglect the gifts that pother bring to our common life. We need to learn to live our motto ‘Open to God, Open to All’.
If God wants to tell the world of a generous love and forgiveness that is free for everyone why does Jesus tell Peter he should talk about him?
Our Beloved like the wise steward cherishes and treasures all sorts of people regardless of how they value themselves.
Gardening with God Words for 6th Sunday after Trinity – 19 July 2020 – Parish of Felixstowe A Cyber Sermon from the Vicarage Text: …the slaves of the householder came and said to him, “Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? Where, then, did these weeds come from?” 28 He answered, “An enemy has… Continue reading Gardening with God
Fighting the Flab Words for 5th Sunday after Trinity – 12 July 2020 – Parish of Felixstowe A Cyber Sermon from the Vicarage Text: To set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. 7 For this reason the mind that is set on the flesh… Continue reading Fighting the Flab
Soul Soil Sermon for 5th Sunday after Trinity – 12 July 2020 St John the Baptist – Parish of Felixstowe Text: 23But as for what was sown on good soil, this is the one who hears the word and understands it, who indeed bears fruit and yields, in one case a hundredfold, in another sixty,… Continue reading Soul Soil
Mercy & Grace – 40 Days with the Music of Amy Grant Day 13 – Wednesday after 2nd Sunday of Lent These Reflections which take the music of Amy Grant as their theme, were originally published in Lent 2015. They are being republished during June and July 2020 as a way of deepening our faith… Continue reading Mercy & Grace – Day 13