Sermons on Luke 16:19-31

Trinity 1 – Knowing, Willing & Becoming Love

If we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us. Last Sunday we began the second half of the Church year – Trinity season.  The colour is green signifying… growth in the Spirit.  It began last Sunday with the revelation of God as thrice Holy – the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit, one God.  Somehow, this mysterious revelation says something about our souls, made in the image…

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,…

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…