Sermons

I am a qualified, licensed lay preacher in the Church of England, based at my church, St Peter’s, Hambledon, Surrey.  I also preach in other churches in the Surrey Hills area. I set out the original text of a number of my sermons.  I would be happy to discuss anything in any of the sermons.  It may be agreement or encouragement or it may be discussion of a different point of view.

01
Should have gone to Specsavers: when seeing seems impossible

Jesus Heals a Blind Man at Bethsaida   22 They came to Bethsaida, and some people brought a blind man and begged Jesus to touch him. 23 He took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the village. When he had spit on the man’s eyes and put his hands on him, Jesus asked, “Do you see anything?”   24 He looked up and said, “I…

02
Holding onto belief in tough times

Jesus raises a dead girl and heals a sick woman   21 When Jesus had again crossed over by boat to the other side of the lake, a large crowd gathered round him while he was by the lake. 22 Then one of the synagogue leaders, named Jairus, came, and when he saw Jesus, he fell at his feet. 23 He pleaded earnestly with him,…

03
What’s the point of Sunday?

Jesus Is Lord of the Sabbath   23 One Sabbath Jesus was going through the grainfields, and as his disciples walked along, they began to pick some heads of grain. 24 The Pharisees said to him, “Look, why are they doing what is unlawful on the Sabbath?”   25 He answered, “Have you never read what David did when he and his companions were hungry…

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