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These are the sermons that Rev Bruce Johnson preached at the 9.30am service. Unless otherwise indicated they are based upon the readings of the Revised Common Lectionary, used by The Uniting Church in Australia.

What Must We Do?

4 May 2017

Living in this new realm asks each one of us to discover God’s purpose for us and the part we play in this new work of creating. It’s not an simplistic set of rules to follow; it’s not about copying everyone else around you. Sunday 2017-04-30

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Trust in the Risen Christ

4 May 2017

C.S. Lewis once wrote, “I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.” Sunday 2017-04-23

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Christ is Risen

4 May 2017

I see His hand of mercy; I hear His voice of cheer; And just the time I need Him, he’s always near. Sunday 2017-04-16 Easter

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Prayer and Meditation – Dr Ken Davidson

19 Mar 2017

Dr Ken Davidson is a retired Transport Engineer whose practice of Meditation has led him to write a book on Group Meditation. In this sermon he tells about his approach to Meditation and Prayer.   Sermon St Andrews PRAYER 3 mod for 190317

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Prayer: A Conversation with God

16 Mar 2017

My approach to prayer has changed over the years. It is now a more open, expectant conversation, rather than a technique to get what I want from God. Sunday 2017-03-12

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The Art of Prayer

16 Mar 2017

This is a sermon preached by Rev’d Dr Geraldine Wheeler about prayer and art on the 5th March.Hope you find it helpful during Lent. Lent to Easter sermon 5.3.2017.

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Prayer for the Ordinary Days

28 Feb 2017

If we can only find meaning in our lives on the mountaintop, we are forever condemned to bettering the last mountaintop experience or wallowing in the valleys in despair. Our ordinary worship reminds us that God is present in the valleys and the plains; in the mundane; in the ordinary. Sunday 2017-02-26

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Being Perfect

21 Feb 2017

“Be perfect as your heavenly Father is perfect”. It sits there in front of us engendering shame, guilt and self-doubt. It is statements like this that infuriate non-believers since they think that Christians like to imagine that they are better than others; that they are perfect.   Sunday 2017-02-19

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How I choose Life

12 Feb 2017

While this seems like nonsense to the world around us today, I still hold onto the conviction that this is God’s way, and having chosen to make Jesus, Lord of my life, I choose the way of God.   Sunday 2017-02-12

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I believe in God, Father, Son and Spirit

6 Feb 2017

When the creed says, “I believe in God.” we are offering a relational commitment not making a propositional statement. Sunday 2017-02-05.

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