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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey Evensong on Sunday 13th October 2019 [Trinity 17]

October 14th 2019

Revd. Professor Martin Henig Psalm 144; Nehemiah 6:1-16; John 15:12 -27. ‘If you were of the world, the world would love its own; but because you are not of the world, but I chose you out of the world, therefore the world hates you’. [John 15:19]. +In the name of the Father and of the […]

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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey Evensong on Sunday 8th September 2019 [Trinity 12]

September 8th 2019

Revd. Professor Martin Henig Psalm 121; Isaiah 43:14-44:5; John 5:30-47. I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert. The wild beasts will honour me, the jackals and the ostriches; for I give water in the wilderness, rivers in the desert…. [Isaiah 43:19-20]. +In the name of the Father and of […]

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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey Evensong on Sunday 4th August 2019 [Trinity 7]

August 4th 2019

Revd. Professor Martin Henig Psalm 107: 1-16; Genesis 50:4-26; Mark 6:45-52. But Joseph  said to them, ‘Fear not, for am I in the place of God? [Genesis 50:19]. …they all saw him and were terrified. But immediately he spoke to them and said, ‘Take heart, it is I; have no fear’. [Mark 6:50] +In the […]

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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey, Eucharist on Sunday 28th April 2019 [Easter 2]

April 28th 2019

Revd. Professor Martin Henig Acts 5: 27-32; Psalm 150, 14-24; Revelation 1:4-8; John 20:19-31. Jesus said to them again, ‘Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, so I send you’, [John 20:21]. +In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.     You do […]

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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey, Evensong on Sunday 7th April 2019 [Lent 5]

April 7th 2019

Revd. Professor Martin Henig Psalm 35; 2 Chronicles 35:1-6, 10-16; Luke 22:1-13. Now the feast of unleavened bread drew near, which is called the Passover [Luke 22:1] +In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Today is the beginning of Passiontide, a season at which we begin […]

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Oxford Centre for Mission Studies, 13 March 2019

March 13th 2019

“The Wisdom of Creation” Job 12.7−10; Mark 1.9−13 A sermon preached at the Oxford Centre for Mission Studies on 13 Mar 2019 As I’m sure you all know, we are now in the season of Lent, when many church denominations prepare, through fasting, prayer and acts of service, for the celebration of Easter. For individual […]

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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey Eucharist on Sunday 24th February 2019 [2nd Sunday before Lent]

February 24th 2019

Revd. Professor Martin Henig Genesis 2:4-9, 15-25; Psalm 65; Revelation 4; Luke 8:22-25. They were afraid and amazed, and said to one another, ‘Who then is this, that he commands even the winds and the water and they obey him? [Luke 8:25] +In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the […]

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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey, Eucharist on Sunday 27th January 2019 [Epiphany 4]

January 29th 2019

Revd. Professor Martin Henig Psalm 19:1-6; Luke 4:14-21 The heavens declare the glory of God, and the firmament showeth his handiwork. [Psalm 19: 1] The trees of the Lord are full of sap; the cedars of Lebanon, which he hath planted, Where the birds make their nests; as for the stork, the fir trees are […]

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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey Evensong on Sunday 14th October [Trinity 20]

October 16th 2018

Revd. Professor Martin Henig Psalm 90:13-17; Amos 5:6-7, 10-15; Mark 10: 13-31 Jesus, looking at him, loved him and said,’ You lack one thing; go, sell what you own, and give the money to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven; then come ,follow me,’ When he heard this he was shocked and […]

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St Margaret’s Church, Binsey, Evensong on Sunday 30th September [Trinity 18]

September 30th 2018

‘Some small harvest’ +In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.   I have taken my theme for today’s homily from the title of  a book published in 1986, the memoir of the archaeologist Glyn Daniel, who for many years edited the journal Antiquity and ended his […]

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