The Epiphany Theme of Glory The account in John’s gospel of Jesus’ first miracle at the Wedding at Cana, speaks of glory – a golden thread running through the season of Epiphany; the bright star which lead the Magi; the riches they offered and their unexpected encounter with the glory of the infant king; the…Continue reading Sermon for the Second Sunday of Epiphany.
Today is the feast day of St Stephen. We don’t get to celebrate this very often, and even this year the feast has been transferred to tomorrow so we don’t have to think about Stephen. But we’ve taken the opportunity to sing Good King Wenceslas: the carol tells the story of a Bohemian KIng going…Continue reading A Sermon for St Stephen’s Day
Hope has wavered over the past two years. Sometimes it felt as if we were never going to come out of the other side of covid. Even now things feel unstable and insecure – once again there are empty shelves at the supermarket and those of us with cars have faced queues at petrol stations…Continue reading A Sermon for Harvest
‘You lack one thing’, Jesus tells the young man who has come to ask how he might inherit eternal life. For the young man it was his wealth, his possessions. We might breathe a sigh of relief and think, ‘well I’m OK then’ – I’m not wealthy’. But this young man’s wealth wasn’t stocks and…Continue reading Sermon about the Parable of the Rich Young Man