Tag Archive | John

Sermon: John 18:28-19:16

Sermon preached at St Luke’s Liverpool on Sunday the 16th of March, 2014.

John 18:28-19:16 – Jesus: Behold Your King

 

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Sermon: John 17:1-26

Sermon preached at St Luke’s Liverpool on Sunday the 2nd of March 2014.

John 17:1-26 – Jesus Leaves Us With A Future

 

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Sermon: John 11:55-12:36

John T1 2013The King Must Die – John 11:55-12:36.

Sermon preached at St Luke’s Liverpool on the 3rd of March, 2013.

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Sermon: John 11:1-54

John T1 2013Life From Death – John 11:1-54

Preached at St Luke’s Liverpool on the 24th of February, 2013.

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Sermon – John 7:1-24 – More Than Meets The Eye

Our current sermon series at St Luke’s is titled “Conflict and the King”, looking at John 5-8. John 7:1-24 is another instance of Jesus coming into conflict with the Jewish leaders over healing on the Sabbath.

Preached at St Luke’s, Liverpool on Sunday 11/03/2012

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Did You See The Body?

In the years we’ve been together, I’ve been sharing my movie critic skills with my wife, Katherine. Using these skills, she’s been excited by (and sometimes disappointed) by her ability to know what’s going to happen in a movie or TV show before it happens, like a cinematic fortune-teller. One thing she recently pointed out that she’d learnt from me is that “they’re not dead unless you see the body.” If the bad guy gets shot and falls off a cliff and is presumed dead, they’re probably still alive. Unless they find the body and get a full autopsy, chances are the bad guy will pop up and cause some trouble when the hero least expects it. If you live in the movie world, don’t trust anyone that anyone is dead unless you see the body.

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Webcomics Monday: Scenes From A Multiverse and the Existence of God

Scenes From A Multiverse is a webcomic that can go anywhere and everywhere. Absurd and unique universes are playgrounds waiting to be frolicked in. Which provides the author, Jon Rosenberg, plenty of room to play with ideas. Which also provides him plenty of opportunities to look at things such as religion. The genius of the setup is that he can explore the inconsistencies and fallacies that he sees in religion, without actually looking at a particular religion. Sure, we know he’s making comments about Christianity and other faiths, but he does it in a way that brings us to question our logic, not just assume he’s having a go. I don’t always agree with Rosenberg. And I don’t always agree with his logic. But I appreciate being given the opportunity to think through my beliefs and examine the logic behind them.

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