Stories

Notes for Sermon for St James, Colwall & All Saints, Coddington 6 Febvruary 2011 [for full text play MP3 file]

Season: 5thbefore Lent Readings: I Cor 2:5-12 & Matthew 5:13-15 (short because of baptism Theme: Being true to our calling

“We have received not the spirit of the world but the Spirit that is from God, so that we may understand the gifts bestowed on us by God.”


INTRODUCTION:


THE CHRISTIAN STORY:


TODAY’S STORIES DO NOT APPEAR TO BE STORIES!


BE CLEAR ABOUT OURSELVES AS MEMBERS OF THE HUMAN RACE


BE CLEAR ABOUT OURSELVES AS GOD’S CHILDREN


USE OUR GIFTS SO THAT THEY CAN BE SEEN