Sermon – Called to follow

Matthew 4:12-23

Sermon preached in Bishopton Parish Church, on 23rd January 2011, Third Sunday after Epiphany

Many of you have kindly asked me if I enjoyed my holiday. Well, probably the best thing about taking a holiday, besides the rest and relaxation bit, is that you have the chance to put a complete stop to all the ‘doing’ and focus much more intensely on the ‘being’. I make a point on my holidays of doing absolutely nothing significant. That’s why we say ‘I am on holiday’, not ‘I am doing a holiday’. Also, I usually stay away from Facebook during my holidays, because I just can’t bring myself to make trivial status updates. If you have no idea what I just said, you are probably a much happier person than most of us!

Continue reading