Lord of Lords and King of Kings

Sermon for Christ the King: Lord of Lords and King of Kings: preached at the Eucharist, Sherborne Abbey, on Sunday 21 November 2021 by The Reverend Christopher Huitson. (Revelation 1: 4b – 8; John 18: 33 – 37) A good many years ago the Queen drew up at the Royal…
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Remembrance Service Address

Address given at Sherborne Abbey on Sunday 14 November 2021, Remembrance Sunday, by Lt Gen David Leakey CMG, CVO, CBE. “I hate war as only a soldier who has lived it can, only as one who has seen its brutality, its futility, its stupidity.” So said Dwight D Eisenhower, one of…
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Good News

Good News: a sermon for Eucharist on the 3rd Sunday before Advent, preached on Sunday 7 November 2021 by the Reverend Tim Biles. (Hebrews Ch 9 v24 – end; Mark Ch 1 v14 – 20)  There are two things in the gospel we have just heard that are often ignored and deserve attention. One is theological,…
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All Saints’ Day

Sermon for All Saints’ Day: All Saints: preached at the Eucharist, Sherborne Abbey, on Sunday, 31 October 2021 by The Reverend Robert Green. (Revelation Ch 21 v1 – 6a; John Ch 11 v32 – 44)  Sr Clare Crockett was a very unlikely religious sister. She was born in Derry in 1982, and in her teens she was…
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Bible Sunday

Sermon for Bible Sunday: Bible Sunday: preached at the Eucharist, Sherborne Abbey, on Sunday, 24 October 2021 by Canon Charles Mitchell-Innes. (1 Timothy 3: 14 – 4.5; John 5: 36b – end) “Here is wisdom; this is the royal law.  These are the lively oracles of God.” Those words have…
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Who is good?

Sermon for the 19th Sunday after Trinity: Who is good?: preached at the Eucharist, Sherborne Abbey, on Sunday, 10 October 2021 by The Reverend Christopher Huitson. (Hebrews 4: 12 – end; Mark 10: 17 – 31) A couple of American Football games are being played in London in October. Rather like our…
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