Sermon: The Witness of John the Baptist (John 1:19-34)

This is the text of a sermon I preached last Sunday morning at Christ Church Cockfosters. The audio isn’t available on the website (which means it may not have been recorded) – if it does appear I will update this post. The theme was a traditional one for the third Sunday in Advent – “John…

An Advent Prayer

This is one of my favourite collects (set prayers), a prayer for advent by Richard Baxter (apparently written in 1691): Keep us, O Lord, while we tarry on this earth, in a serious seeking after you, and in an affectionate walking with you, every day of our lives; that when you come, we may be…