Sermons from August 2013

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Losing Control

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                   AUGUST 25, 2013   LOSING CONTROL 1 Samuel 10: 1 – 8; 2 Samuel 6: 12 – 23; Matthew 1: 18 – 23   In 1949 George Orwell published “1984” which depicted a world dominated by government; a world where “Big Brother is watching you”.   In the book one character […]

Who Knows?

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                         AUGUST 18, 2013   WHO KNOWS? Genesis 41: 14 – 41; Acts 19: 11 – 20; Luke 4: 31 – 37   When I was a student at York University I would frequently walk through the pedestrian tunnel to get to class.  As I was walking through one day another young […]

Truth or Error

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                   AUGUST 11, 2013   TRUTH OR ERROR 1 John 4: 1 – 6; John 16: 7 – 15 Years ago my father was given a ticket for a traffic violation.  He was guilty.  However my brother, the police officer, looked over the ticket and found the code on the ticket […]

Neighbours

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                      JULY 14, 2013   Neighbours Psalm 82; Amos 7: 7 – 17; Colossians 1: 1 – 14; Luke 10; 25 – 37 The parable of the Good Samaritan arises out of a discussion between Jesus and a Pharisee. Here is a religious lawyer and he is asking a question on […]

Children of God

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                           JULY 28, 2013   CHILDREN OF GOD Romans 8: 12 – 17; Matthew 12: 46 – 50   This past week people celebrated the birth of a new heir to the British Throne.  The papers showed the happy couple, Kate and William with their 1 day old, 8 lb 6 […]

Do What?

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                      AUGUST 4, 2013   DO WHAT?! Acts 19: 21 – 41; Matthew 4: 1 – 11   In last week’s sermon we discovered that “All who are led by the Spirit of God are children of God” (Romans 8: 14).  As Christians we find great comfort in knowing that we […]