Harvest Thanksgiving - Year B - Luke 19:11-27

LCNZ Convention Sermon 24/05/75 by Rev Bishop John Henderson Adapted for use at St Matthew for the celebration of Harvest Thanksgiving 21/06/15 Luke 19:11-27 Dear friends in Christ, Well, here we are, gathered at St Matthew for the Divine Service of God to us. Gathered also to celebrate Harvest Thanksgiving for all of God’s material gifts to us. How's it going? Does the Kingdom of God feel

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3rd Sunday after Pentecost - Year B - Mark 4:26-34

Mark 4:26–34 (NIV) 26 He (Jesus) also said, “This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. 27 Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed sprouts and grows, though he does not know how. 28 All by itself the soil produces grain—first the stalk, then the head, then the full kernel in the head. 29 As soon as the grain is ripe, he puts the sickle to it,

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2nd Sunday after Pentecost Year B - Mark 3:20-35

Mark 3:20–35 (NIV) 20 Then Jesus entered a house, and again a crowd gathered, so that he and his disciples were not even able to eat. 21 When his family heard about this, they went to take charge of him, for they said, “He is out of his mind.” 22 And the teachers of the law who came down from Jerusalem said, “He is possessed by Beelzebul! By the prince of demons he is driving out demons.”

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Trinity Sunday Year B - Isaiah 6:1-8

Isaiah 6:1–8 (NIV) 6 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of His robe filled the temple. Above Him were seraphim, each with six wings: With two wings they covered their faces, with two they covered their feet, and with two they were flying. And they were calling to one another: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord Almighty; the

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