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Sermons by Revd Jonathan Cain

Revd Jonathan Cain: Germs and Jesus

Trinity 14 02 September 2018 10.30 Sung Eucharist Revd Jonathan Cain James 1: 17-end, Mark 7: 1-8, 14-15 & 21-23 “Germs and Jesus,” shouted the seven year old to her parents. “Germs and Jesus!  You keep telling me they’re important, and yet I can’t see any of them.”  What this little exchange illustrates is that […]

Revd Jonathan Cain: Change and Unchanging

Revd Jonathan Cain Bolton Abbey Parish Magazine September 2018 Change and Unchanging ‘We have this hope, a sure and steadfast anchor of the soul’. Hebrews 6.19 If we engage with the Biblical narrative we come to appreciate that change is woven into the very fabric of creation. The second day is not like the first […]

Revd Jonathan Cain: Whoever …

Trinity 2 10 June 2018 10.30 Sung Eucharist Revd Jonathan Cain 2 Corinthians 4: 13 – 5: 1; Mark 3: 20-35 “When Jesus’ family heard that he was home, that a crowd had come together again that was preventing him from eating, and that some hostile scribes had come down from Jerusalem to confront him, […]

Revd Jonathan Cain: Hardness of Heart

Trinity 1 03 June 2018 10.30 Sung Eucharist Revd Jonathan Cain 2 Corinthians 4: 5-12; Mark 2: 23- 3: 6 “For some, the result was catastrophic. In one case, a woman had lived and worked in the UK for 50 years before she was wrongfully declared an illegal immigrant and almost forced on a plane to […]

Revd Jonathan Cain: Fruits of the Spirit

Whitsunday 20 May 2018 10.30 Sung Eucharist Revd Jonathan Cain Acts 2: 1-21; John 15: 26-27 & 16: 4-15 It has become a bit of a joke in our house that on the relatively few occasions that Rebecca has been asked to read in churches, the list of what the Apostle St Paul calls earthly […]

Revd Jonathan Cain: Pruning

Fifth Sunday of Easter 29 April 2018 10.30 Sung Eucharist Revd Jonathan Cain Acts 8: 26-end; John 15: 1-8 I am pretty hopeless at gardening. The very first thing that Rebecca does if she’s been away for a few days (often before she has properly said hello to me and the boys) is check the […]