Pentecost 23C - 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13

2 Thessalonians 3:6–13 (NIV) In the name of the Lord Jesus Christ, we command you, brothers and sisters, to keep away from every believer who is idle and disruptive and does not live according to the teaching you received from us. For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example. We were not idle when we were with you, nor did we eat anyone’s food without paying for it. On the

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Pentecost 22C - Haggai 1:15b-2-9

Haggai 1:15b–2:9 (NIV) 15 … In the second year of King Darius, 2 on the twenty-first day of the seventh month, the word of the Lord came through the prophet Haggai: “Speak to Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, to Joshua son of Jozadak, the high priest, and to the remnant of the people. Ask them, ‘Who of you is left who saw this house in its former glory? How does it look to

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Pentecost 19C - 2 Timo0thy 3:14-4:5

This sermon was preached at Mountainside in Auckland on the 20th October, 2019 2 Timothy 3:14–4:5 14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and have become convinced of, because you know those from whom you learned it, 15 and how from infancy you have known the Holy Scriptures, which are able to make you wise for salvation through faith in Christ Jesus. 16 All Scripture is

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Pentecost 8C - Luke 17:11-19

Luke 17:11-19 (NIV)  11 Now on His way to Jerusalem, Jesus traveled along the border between Samaria and Galilee. 12 As He was going into a village, ten men who had leprosy met Him. They stood at a distance 13 and called out in a loud voice, “Jesus, Master, have pity on us!” 14 When He saw them, He said, “Go, show yourselves to the priests.” And as they went, they were cleansed. 15 One of

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