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Coventry - Good Shepherd
October 28, 2018

Observing The Reformation

Then what becomes of our boasting? It is excluded. By what kind of law? By a law of works? No, but by the law of faith. For we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the law. (Romans 3:27,28 ESV) What do you say after the big 500th anniversary of the […]

October 14, 2018

21st Sunday after Pentecost

A Prayer of Moses, the man of God 1 Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. 2 Before the mountains were brought forth,    or ever you had formed the earth and the world,    from everlasting to everlasting you are God. 3 You return man to dust and say, “Return, O […]

September 30, 2018

19th Sunday after Pentecost

A week has passed for us. Another Sunday. Another service. Another sermon. We hear more from Jesus – more about Jesus and the disciples – but for them, according to Mark, only a breath or two has passed since last Sunday. Last week, we heard the Gospel account of Jesus teaching again about his forthcoming […]

September 23, 2018

18th Sunday after Pentecost

They went on from there and passed through Galilee. And [Jesus] did not want anyone to know, for he was teaching his disciples, saying to them, “The Son of Man is going to be delivered into the hands of men, and they will kill him. And when he is killed, after three days he will […]

September 16, 2018

Harvest Thanksgiving

Someone in the crowd said to [Jesus], “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the inheritance with me.” But he said to him, “Man, who made me a judge or arbitrator over you?” And he said to them, “Take care, and be on your guard against all covetousness, for one’s life does not consist in the […]

August 26, 2018

14th Sunday after Pentecost

The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good. The Lord looks down from heaven on the children of man, to see if there are any who understand, who seek after God. They have all turned aside; together they have become […]

August 12, 2018

12th Sunday after Pentecost

Ahab told Jezebel all that Elijah had done, and how he had killed all the prophets with the sword. Then Jezebel sent a messenger to Elijah, saying, “So may the gods do to me and more also, if I do not make your life as the life of one of them by this time tomorrow.” […]

July 29, 2018

10th Sunday after Pentecost

Immediately [Jesus] made his disciples get into the boat and go before him to the other side, to Bethsaida, while he dismissed the crowd. And after he had taken leave of them, he went up on the mountain to pray. And when evening came, the boat was out on the sea, and he was alone […]

July 15, 2018

8th Sunday a Pentecost

Don’t be afraid! King Herod heard of it, for Jesus’ name had become known. Some said, “John the Baptist has been raised from the dead. That is why these miraculous powers are at work in him.” But others said, “He is Elijah.” And others said, “He is a prophet, like one of the prophets of […]

July 1, 2018

6th Sunday after Pentecost

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases … never We hear many accounts of God’s goodness to people throughout the Bible. We emphasise that God’s graciousness is at work – the unexpected happy endings to a tough situation. There is no hint of being deserving or of earning the good outcome. We see this […]

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