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
Busdriver’s Holiday Words for 4th Sunday after Trinity – 5 July 2020 – Parish of Felixstowe A Cyber Sermon from the Vicarage Text: ‘Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. 29Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle… Continue reading Busdriver’s Holiday
If we are to welcome God in others it will require more than a cup of cold water. It is only as we give ourselves away that we stand any chance of finding the grace to love not only the needy but our enemies as well
Penny-Pinching God Words for 2nd Sunday after Trinity – 21 June 2020 – Parish of Felixstowe A Cyber Sermon from the Vicarage Text: Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground unperceived by your Father. 30 And even the hairs of your head are all counted. 31 So do… Continue reading Penny-Pinching God
Calling Names Words for 1st Sunday after Trinity – 14 June 2020 – Parish of Felixstowe A Cyber Sermon from the Vicarage Text: Jesus summoned his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to cure every disease and every sickness. (Matthew 10v1) God give you peace my sisters… Continue reading Calling Names
The Church, came into being on the Day of Pentecost and was suffused with the power of the Holy Spirit. Yet this power is not ourse to wield in worldly ways.
It is a Power to proclaim not to profit
It is a Power to heal not to hurt
It is a Power to comfort not condemn
Jesus the Healer – The Physiotherapist To Read: 40 A leper came to him begging him, and kneeling he said to him, ‘If you choose, you can make me clean.’ 41 Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him, ‘I do choose. Be made clean!’ 42 Immediately the leprosy left him, and he was made clean. (Mark 1v40-42)… Continue reading Jesus the Healer – The Physiotherapist
Jesus the Healer – The Pharmacist Introduction Welcome to this Quiet Day for those in Health Care Chaplaincy. During our time together there will be three short addresses on the healing ministry of Jesus which mirror the three major therapies – medicine, talking and touch – of modern medical practice. Each session will begin with… Continue reading Jesus the Healer – The Pharmacist
Becoming a Singular, Sensational Church Words for 7th Sunday of Easter – 24 May 2020 – Parish of Felixstowe A Cyber Sermon from the Vicarage Text: …that they may be one, as we are one. (John 17v1) God give you peace my sisters and brothers. Please click here to watch a video of the song… Continue reading Becoming a Singular, Sensational Church
Being lonely sucks! Enforced loneliness while others are going about their ordinary business sucks even more. Yet it is often int the empty times, the lonely times, when we are able to hear God’s voice more clearly and find light in the midst of the dark.