Sermons from September 2016

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All in the Family


ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                    OCTOBER 2, 2016 Rev. Sabrina Ingram ALL IN THE FAMILY 2 Timothy 1: 1 – 14; Mark 3: 31 – 35   In recent years the internet has made it easier for people to trace their roots.   For many, like me, there’s a mild curiosity about their lineage.  In Scotland […]

God lives


Sermon – God Lives I often run into passages that prove in interpreting a biblical text, one should look not only at the passage itself, but also at where the passage is found, at the way the author has sewn the text into the larger context.   For example, Jesus’ parable of the one lost […]

Building on Rock


ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                SEPTEMBER 11, 2016 Rev. Sabrina Ingram                                                                                                               ANNIVERSARY SUNDAY BUILDING ON ROCK 1 Peter 2: 4 – 10; Matthew 7: 24 – 26   One of the stranger habits humans have is that of building monuments.  All over the world monuments have been erected  – the Taj Mahal, the […]

From Curse to Calling


ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                SEPTEMBER 4, 2016 Rev. Sabrina Ingram FROM CURSE TO CALLING Genesis 3: 17 – 19; Colossians 3: 23 & 24; Matthew 21: 28 – 31a   It’s always fun to ask children, “What do you want to be when you grow up?”  Often we hear standard answers: a teacher, a […]