Faith & Worship

Sermons & Lectures

A selection of sermons and addresses delivered in Bristol Cathedral. Please note, the content of each sermon remains the intellectual property of the author.

Do You Love Me? (John 21)

In this sermon the Dean explains the story of the miraculous catch of fish, urging us to live a life more like Christ's, while recognising that we are flawed.

Sermon preached on 12th May 2013 by The Very Revd Dr David Hoyle

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The Wedding at Cana (John 2)

Talking about heaven is a difficult thing to do, in part because our ideas of what might be desirable are so varied and so dependent on our experience. The Dean describles the miracle Jesus performed at Cena as a glimps of what heaven might be like, and reminds us that God's Kingdom starts on Earth.

Sermon preached on 20th January 2013 by The Very Revd Dr David Hoyle.

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Promise of Restoration (Jeremiah 33)

This sermon, delivered on Advent Sunday, deals with judgement, and our place in history. The Dean invites us to consider our past and our future, and what our story might be.

Sermon preached on 2nd December 2012 by The Very Revd Dr David Hoyle.

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The Covenant Renewed at Shechem (Joshua 24)

In this sermon the Dean discusses how difficult serving God can be. He encourages us to remember God's mystery, and the importance of our imagination.

Sermon preached on 26th August 2012 by The Very Revd Dr David Hoyle.

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