Matthew 22: Paying the Imperial Tax to Caesar
Then the Pharisees went out and laid plans to trap him in his words. They sent their disciples to him along with the Herodians. “Teacher,” they said, “we know that you are a man of integrity and that you teach the way of God in accordance with the truth. You aren’t swayed by others, because you pay no attention to who they are. Tell us then, what is your opinion? …
A sermon by Emily Hockly for St Michael’s Anglican Church,
24 November 2019
To conclude our Ethics around the BBQ series, I am going to talk to you about abortion. No pressure, not controversial at all.
A sermon given at St Michael’s, Armistice Day 2018
So, Abraham got up; he and took his donkey, and his servants, and enough wood for a burnt offering, and he set out again on a journey into the unknown, responding once more to the inscrutable command of a God he barely knew.
Half a lifetime ago, this God had spoken, summoning Abraham from his home and his household gods, with the promise of a land and a legacy, the legacy of a family that would reach into every corner of the earth with blessing.
And so Abraham had gone, staking…