Sermons

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.

Anglicare

Rev Jan reads the Gospel (Luke 17:1-10) and then Alan Dann (Anglicare Ambassador for Kenmore Brookfield Parish) relates the Gospel messages to the valuable work of Anglicare. Alan’s sermon concludes with a video called “We are Anglicare” (available online using YouTube).

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 […]

Lost and all that it means

  Below is the text of the sermon from Revd Josie about being lost – from Luke 15 1-10. Lost. From the dictionary: c. 1300; “wasted, ruined, spent in vain,” c. 1500; also “no longer to be found, gone astray”, past-participle adjectives from lose. Meaning “spiritually ruined, inaccessible to good influence” from 1640s. Related: Lostness. […]

The Cost of Discipleship

The recording starts with the reading of today’s gospel (Luke 14:25-33) and then Dr Rachel McFadyen uses the reading to explore the cost of discipleship and the need to put God first.  During the week, Rev Jan had sent out three questions to be considered in light of the gospel reading:  What do you find […]