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4 December 16: Advent 2_Martin Robinson

Isaiah 11.1-10; Psalm 72; Romans 15.4-13; Matthew 3.1-12                                           REPENTANCE AND RIGHTEOUSNESS ‘An acceptable people in thy sight…’ Introduction: ‘Wild Preachers?’ Today’s collect, (or the BCP one on which it … Continue reading

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27 November 16: Advent Sunday_Martin Robinson

8.00am & 6.30pm: Isaiah 2.1-5; Psalm 122; Romans 13.9-14; Matthew 24.36-44 9.30am: Is.2.1-5; Is.40.1-11; Lk 1.66-79; Mk 1.1-13; Mt 25.31-40. ‘Almighty God, give us grace that we may cast away … Continue reading

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6 November 16: All Saints Sunday_Martin Robinson

Haggai 1.15b-2.9; Psalm 145; 2 Thessalonians 2.1-5,13-17; Luke 20.27-40 Who or What are the Saints? ‘But we must always give thanks to God for you, brothers and sisters beloved by … Continue reading

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30 October 16: Patronal Festival_Martin Robinson

Deuteronomy 32.1-4; Psalm 19; Jude 1-3,17-25; Luke 6.12-16                                             A Lively Tradition at St Jude’s Introduction: [The role of an Acting Rector or locum tenes.] Since taking up the role … Continue reading

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16 October 16: Luke 18.1-14_Martin Robinson

Jeremiah 31.27-34; Psalm 119.97-104; 2 Timothy 3.10-4.5; Luke 18.1-14 “And yet, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?” (Lk.18.8) PRAYER AND PRACTICE Prayer in context: … Continue reading

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9 October 16: Luke 17.11-19_Martin Robinson

Jeremiah 29.1-7; Psalm 66.1-11; 2 Timothy 2.1-15; Luke 17.11-19                                         WHAT DO YOU WANT FROM GOD?                                                 (Jesus heals ten lepers) FAITH: Though only recorded for us by Luke, the … Continue reading

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4 Sept 16 (Father’s Day): Luke 14.25-35_ Martin Robinson

Jeremiah 18.1-11; Psalm 139.1-5,12-18; Philemon; Luke 14.25-35                                ATTACHMENTS, HEALTHY AND UNHEALTHY ‘Salt is good; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is … Continue reading

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21 August 16: Luke 13.1-9(-17)_Martin Robinson

Jeremiah 1.4-10; Psalm 71.1-6; Hebrews 12.18-29; Luke 13.1-17 THE LIFE OF FAITH IN A FRAGILE WORLD Introduction: How should we respond when bad things happen? A sudden accidental death; an … Continue reading

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7 August 16: Luke 12.32-40_Martin Robinson

Isaiah 63.7-9; Psalm 33.13-21; Hebrews 11.1-19; Luke 12.32-48                                    THE ADVANTAGES OF MODEST MEANS ‘Do not be afraid, little flock, it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the … Continue reading

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31 July 16: Luke 12.13-21 (Psalm 49)_Martin Robinson

Hosea 11.1-11; Psalm 49.1-12; Colossians 3.1-11; Luke 12.13-21 LASTING VALUE, LASTING VALUES ‘The rich without understanding are like the beasts that perish’ (Psalm 49.12) Introduction:  There is a lot of … Continue reading

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