Tag Archives: death

Eternal Life: Rightly understanding the scriptures

a sermon from Luke 20:27-38 The Set-up Can God make a rock so heavy that even he can’t move it? – oh what a clever question.  It’s the perfect logical trap: if you say yes, then you admit God is … Continue reading

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Lest We Forget (Remembrance Day)

INTRODUCTION Veterans Day, known in several other countries as Remembrance Day, previously named Armistice Day: as we have heard, this was originally a day set aside to celebrate the end of the War to End All Wars.  As further wars … Continue reading

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Love’s Limits

As Christians we talk about love quite a lot.  Love the Lord your God – that’s the first and great commandment.  Love your neighbor as yourself – that’s the second.  Love is the fulfillment of the Law.  Perfect love casts … Continue reading

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Article 3: Christ in Hell

This is part of my commentary series on The 39 Articles of Religion.  Article 3 states: III. Of the going down of Christ into Hell As Christ died for us, and was buried, so also is it to be believed, … Continue reading

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Christ the Judge

Jesus will come again to judge the living and the dead: a sermon for Christ the King Sunday, 2016 Our hymn from Lyra Fidelium describes how the Day of Judgement will unfold, and sets it into its larger context. Stanzas … Continue reading

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War & Conflict

This was my sermon this morning on Esther 9:1-16. It has often been said that we live, today, in the midst of a “culture of death.”  We afford no legal rights to the unborn.  We have perhaps the most-armed populace … Continue reading

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The End is not The End

This is a homily on 2 Chronicles 36 for Grace Anglican Church upon Passion Sunday 2016. Passion Sunday begins “Passiontide,” a relic of days when Holy Week had a warm-up week beforehand.  We’re all familiar with Palm Sunday which brings … Continue reading

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