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.
Today Rev’d Jan speaks about Christian believing lived through faith – trusting in God. The Bible is a history of the acts of faithful people.
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 […]
Today Rev’d Jan sees the sending out of the “seventy” and their instructions from Jesus as “Discipleship 101” training.
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
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!”
Today Rev’d Jan speaks with Auntie Jean Phillips about the meaning of reconciliation for Aboriginal people and the role of Faith Communities in the process.
Today Rev’d Jan picks up the twin Gospel themes from John 14: 23-29 – “Peace be with you” and ” Do not be troubled or afraid”.
Reverend Jan references the Gospel of John 10:22-30 and Psalm 23 to show if we but follow Jesus as the Good Shepherd, then goodness and mercy will follow us.
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.