Sermons from October 2015

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“Hopeful signs”


ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                              NOVEMBER 1, 2015   HOPEFUL SIGNS Revelation 21: 1 – 6a; John 11: 32 – 44 Rev. Sabrina Ingram   Well once again the world has survived another Doomsday Prophecy.   Over the last 18 months we’ve had 4 Blood Moons (a Tetrad).  A Blood Moon is a lunar eclipse of […]

“Does God Care”? ICU


ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                   OCTOBER 25, 2015   DOES GOD CARE?  ICU Job 42:1-6, 10-17; Mark 10:46-52   Today is the last lectionary reading from The Book of Job.  Although we could reflect on the subject of suffering endlessly, this is the last week for this series.  Every time we experience a hardship or […]

“Does God care? Part 2”


ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                              OCTOBER 18, 2015   DOES GOD CARE?  Part 2 Job 38: 1 – 7 & 34 – 38; Mark 10: 35 – 44 Rev. Sabrina Ingram   Two weeks ago we began a series on suffering based on The Book of Job.  Job was a “good”, God-fearing man whom God […]

Tradition or Trust


ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                          OCTOBER 11, 2015 THANKSGIVING SUNDAY   “TRADITION OR TRUST?” Psalm 126; Matthew 6: 25 – 33; Mark 10: 17 – 22   Today is a special celebration – a day of thanks for all God has given us.  What is the quality of your thanks?  Theologian Richard Foster writes, “It’s […]

Does God Care?


ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                          OCTOBER 4, 2015   DOES GOD CARE? Job 1:1, 2:1-10; Hebrews 1:1-4, 2:5-12   Suffering is a central human experience that is shared by all.  The book of Job reads like a drama on human suffering.  It’s not surprising Job is the oldest book in the scriptures because questions about the […]