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March 17, 2018

An extract from the Dean's sermon for the Fifth Sunday of Lent (18 March 2018).

 

 

The gospel of John offers us a third poetic image, and this is one of my personal favourites: the grain of wheat which falls into the earth and seems to have died, but in fact gives rise to an abundance of new life.

 

This metaphor penetrates deeply into the mystery of life and faith and it is especially relevant in these final two weeks of Lent.

 

This is the wisdom by which Jesus lived.

This is the wisdom we are invited to embrace.

This is the wisdom into which we will baptise Lachlan later this morning.

This is the spiritual wisdom our city and our nation needs to hear.

This is the wisdom of life that we need to share with our children and grandchildren.

 

This is metaphor.
Powerful truth.
Wrapped up in poetry and symbol.

 

 

The full text is available online.

 

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