Interview with William Taylor

This week I’m at the CMS Summer School where this year’s speaker is William Taylor, rector of St Helen’s Bishopsgate in London. William was good enough to sit down with me (outside! you can hear some of the wildlife!) and we chatted about his conversion, his current ministry at St Helen’s, his impressions of Summer […]

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Genesis 19 – The Destruction of Sodom and Gommorah

preached Glenquarie Anglican 10 November 2013 The wonder of chapter 19 is not that Sodom is destroyed. That actually makes perfect sense. We might not like it but it makes perfect sense that a pure and holy god would punish evil. No, the overwhelmingly staggering, “go home today and tell your family and friends that […]

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Isaac and Ishmael in Galatians 4

Following on from a fascinating facebook discussion, I thought it useful to revisit this interesting little subject. What exactly is going on here? Galatians 4:21-31 Tell me, you who want to be under the law, are you not aware of what the law says? 22 For it is written that Abraham had two sons, one by […]

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The Angel of the LORD - the pre-incarnate Christ

Sunday's sermon at Neutral Bay Anglican on Jude 1-13 raised, once again, the issue of the presence of the Second Person of the Trinity in the Old Testament. In particular Jude makes the striking claim that… Jude 1:5 … the Lord [Jesus] delivered his people out of Egypt… A quite remarkable statement, but one which […]

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