Sermons on 1 John 4:7-21

Trinity 1 – Rich Man, Poor Lazarus

Who is responsible for the horrendous fire in the apartment block in Kensington, London?  Not just a complete building, but many lives have been destroyed. Who is responsible? The people in the building had complained about a lack of proper fire security systems, but nothing was done by the owners.  And the local city council did not take action.  And maybe the construction company used dangerous cladding. We do not know yet, but for sure,…

Prayer & Praise – Living Closer to God

May the words of my mouth and the meditations of all our hearts always be acceptable in thy sight, O Lord our strength and our redeemer.  Amen. As you might have noticed in the past week, summer has arrived.  For most of us the summer season is a source of happiness and joy.  A period of rest and an excellent opportunity to set apart more time to do what we really like.  Summer is however…

Trinity 1 – Love perfected in us

If we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us. The Trinity season readings Sunday by Sunday are about our sanctification, or our growth in holiness – or another way of saying that is – it is about love being perfected in us – it is about both about how we love, and about loving more and more, the opening up somehow of the floodgates! Jesus told us last…