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19 January 2020

Opening a Letter. 

This morning we’ve read someone else’s mail. Admittedly, this letter was written back in 55 A.D., and it’s been read by countless others since then. Nevertheless, that’s what we’re doing. It’s a letter addressed by Paul to a fledgling faith community in the Mediterranean city of Corinth...

2nd Sunday of the Epiphany
Isaiah 49:1-7; 1 Corinthians 1:1-9; John 1:29-42

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12 January 2020

The baptism that wasn’t meant to happen.

So far in Matthew’s story we’ve been hearing about Jesus the baby. Now we fast forward and meet the man. Jesus has arrived at the Jordan river where John was doing what John did – baptising. It was a baptism for repentance...

Baptism of the Lord - 1st Sunday of the Epiphany
Isaiah 42:1–9; Acts 10:34–43; Matthew 3:13–17

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5 January 2020

‘Arise, shine, for your light has come….’

Long ago, when a man named Herod was king, and after Jesus was born in a place called Bethlehem, there were some very wise men who were sitting in their own countries minding their own business. One day a bright star shone in their eyes...

Feast of the Epiphany
Journeys – Isaiah 60:1-6 & Matthew 2:1-12

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