Today in the Spirit: Trinity Sunday A

Posted on May 29, 2023
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It is no wonder that many Provinces of the Anglican Communion still retain the traditional title “Trinity” (instead of “Pentecost”) for the season we now enter in the church year. The Sunday lectionary prayers and readings in the last few weeks of Easter, as much as they have prepared us for “Whitsunday” (the old name…

10 Ways to Preach the Trinity Sunday Sermon

Posted on May 27, 2023
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There is a standard joke about a church rector making up the calendar for preaching. He decides to preach all the easy Bible passages. Pentecost? It’s a piece of cake! The Transfiguration? Child’s play. Christ the King Sunday? Not a problem. But then he looks at the Bible readings for the Feast of the Holy…

What They Are Saying About The Trinity

Posted on May 19, 2016
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It was the whole Trinity, which at the beginning of creation said, “Let us make man”. It was the whole Trinity again, which at the beginning of the Gospel seemed to say, “Let us save man”. — J. C. Ryle The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship…

Help for that Tricky Trinity Sunday Sermon

Posted on May 18, 2016
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For many years, when I preached or taught on the Holy Trinity, I always started by saying basically the same thing, something like this: “I am as unsure as anyone how the doctrine of the Trinity makes sense or is directly relevant to daily life. However, it is a true biblical and Christian belief, and…