Sermons

Right Relationship with God

  Today Dr. Neville Eckersley reflects on how our faith can create the right relationship with God. Pentecost 10, Year A at Holy Spirit church, Kenmore-Brookfield parish. Readings; Genesis 37.1-4 and 12-28. Psalm 105. 1-6 and 16-22. Romans 10. 4-15. Matthew 14. 22-36.   The writings of Saul of Tarsus, whom we know better as […]

Loaves and Fishes

Today Rev’d Jonathan reflects on the Gospel reading where Jesus feeds the Five Thousand with five barley loaves and two fish. Read below or download the ODF copy Some years ago, one of my favourite TV shows was called “Good News Week.” It was a light-hearted look back over the news of the week, but […]

The Value of the Kingdom of Heaven

Rev’d Sandra Kjellgren reflects on the Gospel passage for the day . +In the name of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Let us pray: Almighty God, we thank you for your holy Word to guide us day by day. Enable us to receive your message this morning that your ways may be our […]

Wheat and Weeds

This is the Sermon delivered by Rev’d David Dean at Holy Spirit Church on Sunday 19th July 2020 David’s reflection is based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew Chapter 13 commencing at verse 24. You can listen to the audio, read online below or download the PDF copy.   WHEAT and WEEDS Today’s Gospel […]

Seeding the Word

Today’s Sermon is based on the  Parable of the Sower in the Gospel according to Matthew Chapter 13 beginning at Verse 1. It is the first “live” sermon since the COVID restrictions were imposed.    

Pentecost 5 5th July 2020

Gen 24: 34-38, 42-49, 58-67 Psalm 45: 10-17 Romans 7: 14-25 Matthew 11: 15-19, 25-30 How often do we make rods for our own backs? How often do we over-complicate things for ourselves by not actively listening to and appreciating what another is saying? At times we have our own agendas, and do not hear […]

Pentecost Four 28th June 2020

READINGS of the DAY Genesis 22: 1-14 Psalm 13 Romans 6: 12-23 Matthew 10: 40-42 SERMON  +In the name of God, Father, Son & Holy Spirit. Amen. Good morning everyone. The Lord be with you. In the Gospel reading today we heard Jesus’ final words of encouragement to the twelve as he commissions them as […]

Pentecost Three 21st June 2020

Good morning everyone. Many will be relieved that I will not be mentioning COVid 19 this morning though it is vital as an issue at the moment and we have needed to hear much about it in other situations. Instead we are going to focus on one of the most puzzling and misunderstood sayings of […]

Pentecost Two 14th June 2020

  Reading – Matthew 9: 35- 10:8 This is a pivotal passage in Matthew’s Gospel. Up until now it has all been about Jesus’ ministry, travelling around Galilee teaching, preaching and demonstrating who He is, by miracles of healing diseases, and casting out demons. Wouldn’t it have been an amazing experience to have heard and […]

Trinity Sunday 7th June 2020

Asking the new parish curate to preach on Trinity Sunday is a time-honoured tradition around the world. The conventional wisdom seems to be that Trinity Sunday is a good day for clergy to avoid preaching, because it’s the one Sunday of the year devoted to a church doctrine rather than something Jesus said or another […]