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Sermons on Abraham

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…

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;…