Turning around: a sermon from 8th December 2019

John the Baptist is an unusual character; we might find an encounter with him a little off putting at first – would we want to spend an evening with him? But then, prophets force us to face the part of ourselves we find uncomfortable – and John’s message of repentance, to turn our lives around, can be just as hard for us to hear today.

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Humble King: a sermon from 24th November 2019

“Lo, he comes with clouds descending” – a fantastic hymn for this day from Charles Wesley, but as you listen to the lyrics, are you comfortable with the language? Power, glory, claiming the kingdom, thrones, people, nations – the language all of being under subjection to Jesus the King. But Jesus was a king who was different: he doesn’t conform to the pictures usually associated with kingship, with earthly glory and power. Rather, the King we follow is a servant king.

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