Unworthy and welcome

Published by Michael Bigg on Sun, 2 Dec 2018 14:58

The text of Mike's sermon preached at 10:30am on 2nd Dec (Advent 1)

Readings: Jeremiah 33:14-16; 1 Thessalonians 3:9-13; Luke 21:25-36

Advent is a double season. It’s a time when we can prepare ourselves to remember again God’s fulfilment of his promises...

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A Royal Baby is Born!

Published by Michael Bigg on Fri, 30 Nov 2018 14:54

The text of Mike's December 2018 article for parish magazines...

Picture the scene. It’s the middle of winter and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex are off to Sandringham for the weekend. It’s late at night and they are returning from a fancy dress party....

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On suffering and silence

Published by Michael Bigg on Sun, 18 Nov 2018 19:03

The text of Mike's sermon preached on 18th Nov 2018 (2 Before Advent)

1 Samuel 1:1-20

 

I was going to start this sermon by telling a story. But then I thought that the story we heard from 1 Samuel 1 speaks for itself. It’s so full of vivid human experience...

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They shall know there has been a prophet among them

Published by Michael Bigg on Wed, 11 Jul 2018 10:21

The text of Mike's sermon from 8th July 2018 - Trinity 6

(Ezekiel 2:1-5, Mark 6:1-13)

May I speak in the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen.

Did you hear what I did there? I prayed for the gift of prophecy. I asked that my words may be God’s...

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Abiding in the Vine

Published by Michael Bigg on Thu, 3 May 2018 20:45

The text of Mike's sermon on John 15:1-8 (Sunday 28th April)

There was once a gardener. She was given a new plant for her birthday and the next day eagerly chose a spot for it and put it in the ground. A few weeks later she found that the plant wasn’t...

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