Sermon: Pentecost 17

Habakkuk 1:1-4; 2:1-4; Psalm 37:1-10; 2 Tim 1:1-14; Luke 17:5-10 The reading from Habakkuk is so right for the times we live in, isn’t it? Perhaps you disagree with that statement, but if I apply what Habakkuk saw to what I see happening around today then the Earth is full of what Habakkuk laments. Our …

What is faith?

Faith. Hmm. What is faith? Keep the faith. Walk in faith. Have faith. It could be  1. Complete trust or confidence in someone or something.2. Strong belief in God or in the doctrines of a religion, based on spiritual apprehension rather than truth.3. A system of religious belief.4. A firmly held belief or theory It’s …

The Transfiguration

Exodus 34. 29-35, 2 Cor 3. 12- 4.2, Luke 9. 28b-43. The transfiguration. Three stories of transfiguration in our three passages, because the magnitude of what we hear about today isn’t limited to Jesus. The transfiguration was the point in life where Jesus was affirmed as God’s son and his appearance changed and his clothes …