Being the lucky country

SERMON  Sunday 26 January, 2020  Isaiah 9.1-4  Psalm 27.1-10  1 Corinthians 1.10-18  Matthew 4.12-25  Being the lucky country ©Suzanne Grimmett  Aristotle once defined luck as “when the guy next to you gets hit with  the arrow”.  Most of us would agree, I think, that this definition still has  uncomfortable potency in what it says about … Read more

Seeing through the cracks

SERMON  Second Sunday after Epiphany  Sunday 18 January 2020  Isaiah 49.1-7  Ps 40.1-14  1 Corinthians 1.1-19  John 1.29-42  Seeing through the cracks ©Suzanne Grimmett  Alice laughed: “There’s no use trying,” she said; “one can’t believe  impossible things.”  “I daresay you haven’t had much practice,” said the Queen. “When I was  younger, I always did it … Read more

The strange righteousness of God

SERMON  St Andrew’s Church of Indooroopilly  Sunday 12 January 2020  The Baptism of Jesus  Isaiah 42.1-9  Psalm 29  Acts 10.34-43  Matthew 3.13-17  The strange righteousness of God ©Suzanne Grimmett  I once was in a church gathering where a man stood up and expressed a wish that  we could just get back to teaching and following … Read more

Aligning heaven and earth

SERMON  St Andrew’s Parish of Indooroopilly  The Feast of Epiphany  Sunday 5 January 2020  Isaiah 60.1-6  Psalm 72.1-7,10-14  Ephesians 3.1-12  Matthew 2.1-12  Aligning heaven and earth ©Sue Grimmett  The sign of a star in the sky is full of symbolic power. Perhaps it is because  in amongst darkness is when they shine the brightest. As … Read more