Sermons by Jan Crombie

Like a Child

Today Revd Jan reflects of Jesus’s exhortation that we should approach our faith in God  “like a child” and what that means for us as adults.

Riches in Heaven

Commencing with todays Gospel reading (Luke 16:19-31), Rev Jan gives the sermon on the valuable lesson that it is not good enough just to not hurt a poor person, but they need compassion and to be noticed and helped. The lesson also references the other readings (Jeremiah 32:1-15, Psalm 91 1-16 and 1 Timothy6:6-19).

The Parable of the Shrewd Manager

The sermon today is based on the Gospel reading for today (Luke 16:1-13) and in it, Rev Jan takes on a challenging passage to understand.  The full text of the sermon is below.  The other readings for the day are Jeremiah 8:18 – 9:1, Psalm 79:1-9 and 1 Timothy 2:1-10. The parable in the gospel […]

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