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Sermons on Romans

Revd Jonathan Cain: Breathe

17 September 2017 Trinity 14 Revd Jonathan Cain Romans 14 1-12, Matthew 18: 21-35 The Hebrew words for Spirit and breath have the same root – ruach. I love this because it suggests that the Spirit, the divine action of God in the world is tied up with breathing, our breathing.  Those of you who practice […]

The Rector: Be my guest

03 September 2017 10.30 Sung Eucharist The Twelfth Sunday after Trinity Canon Simon Cowling Romans 12. 9 – end; Matthew 16. 21 – end Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer. Contribute to the needs of the saints; extend hospitality to strangers. Five quick fire instructions that St Paul gives to the […]

The Rector: In it together

23 July 2017 10.30 Sung Eucharist Sixth Sunday after Trinity Canon Simon Cowling Romans 8. 12-25; Matthew 13. 24 – 30 & 36 – 43 ‘Aunty’, Jem said, ‘Atticus says you can choose your friends but you sure can’t choose your family, and they’re still kin to you no matter whether you acknowledge them or […]

The Venerable Dr Andy Jolley: How good is your work?

Editor’s note. This sermon is the second by three visiting preachers in the Priory’s Lent sermon series in which we are reflecting theologically on the theme of ‘Business and the Kingdom’. The Venerable Dr Andy Jolley is Archdeacon of Bradford. Before ordination Andy worked as a Chartered Mechanical Engineer for the Ford Motor Company and subsequently as a […]