Sermons by Jan Crombie

Bowed down by rules

This week Rev Jan shares thoughts on the Gospel reading (Luke 13. 10:17) where Jesus rebukes the religious leaders of the time for their hypocrisy in emphasising rules rather than love and compassion.

Commitment Sunday 28 July 2019

SERMON BY REV JAN CROMBIE PENTECOST SEVEN : Commitment Sunday 28th July 2019 Hosea 1: 2-10; Psalm 85; Colossians 2: 6-15; Luke 11: 1-13 With the prayer your Son taught us always on our lips….  the words of the Collect this morning remind us of the framework and the lens of how we encounter the […]

Dealing with our own demons

  Today Revd Jan draws together elements of the following readings to reflect on how our relationship with Jesus can help us deal with those destructive inner demons that seem to assail so many in this current age. Related Readings: 1 Kings 19:1-4, 8-15a Galations 3: 10-14, 23-29 Luke 8: 26-39  

What’s Next papa?

Today in celebration of Pentecost, Rev’d Jan explores the notion that the Holy Spirit within each of us beckons us forward to use the gifts we are given- “there are things to do and places to go!”  


Following the Gospel reading for today (Luke 13:1-9), Revd Jan Crombie gives the sermon on repentance, returning to God, and the parable of the fig tree. The other readings for today are: Genesis 5:1-12,17-18, Psalm 27 and Philippians 3:17- 4:1.