Category: Advent

3rd Sunday before Advent – Sermon 271

3rd Sunday before Advent 10am Holy Communion – CW6th November 2016 Prayer to start       May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ. AMEN INTRODUCTION Horatio Nelson – England’s most famous Naval Commander is remembered for many things- One…

By Derek 7th January 2019 Off

2nd Sunday in Advent – Sermon 168

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction Telling the truth is not always easy – but God commands that we do it – Today we don’t often speak about lies – we…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

2nd Sunday in Advent – Sermon 23

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thought of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN INTRODUCTION This week we light the second candle of our Advent wreath – and we focus especially on the prophets – to help us look again…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

3rd Sunday of Advent – Sermon 77

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction Less than two weeks to go – and around seven posting days to Christmas – have you sent off all your Christmas cards yet? –…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

2nd Sunday of Advent – Sermon 61

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thoughts of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN Introduction “On Jordan’s bank the Baptist’s cryannounces that the Lord is nighawake, and harken, for he bringsglad tidings of the King of Kings” The first verse…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

1st Sunday in Advent – Sermon 167

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thought of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN INTRODUCTION Learn a lesson from the Fig tree. When its tender shoots appear and are breaking into leaf – you know that summer is near –…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off

1st Sunday in Advent – Sermon 153

Prayer to start May the words of my lips and the thought of our hearts be graciously received for the Glory and Honour of our Lord Jesus Christ AMEN INTRODUCTION Advent – a season of expectation – preparation – anticipation – the start of the new church year – observed since at least the fourth…

By Derek Buckthorpe 13th February 2011 Off