Sermons from December 2018

Christmas – Candle lights candle

“The true light, which gives light to everyone, was coming into the world.” [John 1:9] Late Monday night we started our Christmas celebrations in darkness – and with one lit candle – and we recognized a kind of fragility.  A slight wind could blow the first candle out.  And yet that flame passed from one person to another…and soon the whole church was aglow with the warmth of candlelight.  I think we find it so…

Advent 3 – Stewards of the Mysteries of God

This is how one should regard us, as servants of Christ and stewards of the mysteries of God. [1 Corinthians 4:4] We speak of this season of Advent being one full of expectation and hope. I think we have a general sense of what that means.  There are certain things that we look forward to – probably a holiday from work for some of you, a time with loved ones, no doubt some feasting! –…