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The following sermons were preached at St. John’s and are supplied for your reading.

23 01, 2019

Epiphany 2 John 2: 1-11 (Rev. Miranda Sutherland)

By |2019-01-23T12:59:46+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Sermons|0 Comments

Today we are brought again to the age old bible story of how Jesus turned water into wine, the first of his recorded miracles.  In this story, Jesus established in a practical way, true qualities that define a Christian, and like fine wine, they should improve with age.  So I invite you to reflect with [...]

14 01, 2019

Baptism of the Lord Luke 3: 15-17, 21-22 (Rev. Allan Carson)

By |2019-01-14T09:20:16+00:00January 14th, 2019|Sermons|0 Comments

This is how our reading from Luke’s gospel started - "As the people were filled with expectation, and all were questioning in their hearts concerning John, whether he might be the Messiah." - What an absolutely amazing proclamation. The people were filled with expectation.  We have just come through the season of Christmas. One of [...]

7 01, 2019

Epiphany Matthew 2: 1-12 (Rev. Allan Carson)

By |2019-01-07T11:14:18+00:00January 7th, 2019|Sermons|0 Comments

Every year on the first Sunday of the New Year we read the same passage from Matthew's gospel as we celebrate Epiphany.  That’s because none of the other gospels have this story in them. So where did the story come from? I have heard sermons that suggest it is a story that Matthew made up [...]

31 12, 2018

Christmas 1 Luke 2: 41-52 (Rev. Allan Carson)

By |2018-12-31T09:15:19+00:00December 31st, 2018|Sermons|0 Comments

You are all probably familiar with the statement - time flies when you’re having fun. Well this past week must have been a whole lot of fun because we have gone from new born baby Jesus to twelve year old Jesus in less than a week. Children grow up fast but thankfully not that fast. [...]

28 12, 2018

Christmas Eve Luke 2: 1-20 (Rev. Allan Carson)

By |2018-12-28T10:19:15+00:00December 28th, 2018|Sermons|0 Comments

The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness - on them light has shined. (Isaiah 9:2).   On them light has shined. The light has come from the outside to bring warmth, clarity of sight, and life. It does not say from the people [...]