Sermons from September 2013

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Warts and All!

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                          SEPTEMBER 29, 2013   “WARTS AND ALL” Psalm7: 8 – 17; Romans 2: 1 – 8; Matthew 4: 17   My mother-in-law has a great saying, “Every Garden of Eden has its serpent.”  In other words, nothing is so perfect that it can escape the effects of temptation and sin.  […]

Beyond Myself

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                   SEPTEMBER 22, 2013   Beyond My Self 1 Corinthians 2: 1- 13; Mark 8: 34 – 38   Asked to describe an experience of awe, Barry Summers wrote of being in a National forest in Denver with a storm approaching.  “Disregarding the park ranger’s advice to remain in our vehicle we […]

A Cry For Help

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                   SEPTEMBER 15, 2014   A CRY FOR HELP Psalm 88: 1 – 9; Romans 5: 6 – 11; Luke 1: 46 – 55   A paradox is a statement containing two conflicting ideas that are both true.  Lewis Carroll illustrated the meaning of a paradox with this story:   A woman and […]

A Year of Jubilee

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                     SEPTEMBER 8, 2013   A YEAR OF JUBILEE! Leviticus 25:8-13 & 20 – 24; Psalm 106: 1 – 6 & 44 – 48; Matthew 12: 1- 8   Today marks our 49th anniversary.   Congratulations to each one of you – whether you’ve been here 50 years or this is your first […]

Deadly Denial

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                               SEPTEMBER 1, 2013   DEADLY DENIAL Galatians 5: 16 – 26; Acts 5: 1 – 11; Psalm 51: 1- 17; Matthew 12: 22 – 32 It’s hard to believe it’s Labour Day weekend,  the summer is almost over and it’ll soon be Christmas.  In honour of those two occasions I […]