Welcoming Jesus

Whether it's Palm Sunday or not, we need to welcome Jesus into our lives. Mark 14 shows us 3 ways we can do this: through sacrificial worship, like the woman who poured perfume on Jesus' head; through submissive worship, like the disciples who trusted Jesus' words; and through sacramental worship, as seen at the Last … Continue reading Welcoming Jesus

Jesus’ authority

This is a sermon preached at St Peter & St Paul Shepton Mallet on┬áMark 11:27 - 12:17. Jesus enters our lives, as he entered Jerusalem, with authority. Our response should be submission. We should find our identity in him, the anchor in the storm, defining ourselves first and foremost as children of God. We should … Continue reading Jesus’ authority

Sermon: Jesus, King of sinners

In my latest sermon, preached on 22 January 2017 at St Aldhelm's Doulting, we look at Mark 1:40 - 2:17. We read about the leper Jesus healed, the paralysed man who was lowered through the roof, and the calling of Levi. https://www.matthewdawkins.co.uk/wp-content/audio/sermon-2017-01-22.m4a Summary Donald Trump has been inaugurated as President of the US, and the … Continue reading Sermon: Jesus, King of sinners