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Sermons on Jeremiah

The Rector: ‘Tell John the Good News’

Third Sunday of Advent13 December 202010.30 Morning ServiceRevd Nicholas Mercer As we journey through Advent, we turn our attention this Sunday to John the Baptist He is mentioned, for the first time, in our Advent Prayer together with our Gospel Reading, where we learn he is in prison John the Baptist however is a mysterious figure and not…

Revd Jonathan Cain: On Ambiguity

25 September 2016, Eighteenth Sunday after Trinity 10.30 Sung Eucharist Revd Jonathan Cain Jer. 32: 1-3a, 6-15; Lk. 16: 19-31 Today’s gospel reading continues to wrestle with the ambiguities, both ethical and spiritual, of material prosperity. Once again, Jesus’ audience is the Pharisees.  We read that this particular group were ‘lovers of money’ who possibly associated wealth with divine favour;…

Revd Jonathan Cain: Light in the Darkness

29 November 2015 10:30 Sung Eucharist  Advent 1 Revd Jonathan Cain  Jeremiah 33:14-16; Luke 21:25-36 Many of you will be familiar with the work of the human rights charity Amnesty International; some of you may even be members.  As a single candle burns in our Advent wreath this morning I am reminded of Amnesty’s logo, a candle with barbed…

New Life in God’s Love

Sunday 22 June: First Sunday after Trinity Priory Sung Eucharist Canon Michael Rawson Readings: Jeremiah 20.7-13; Matthew 10.24-39 It’s a great joy to be here with you this morning and I’m very grateful to Simon for his kind and generous invitation to preach. As part of the new diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales we…