Sermons from March 2017

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Sermon on the Mount – It’s Not Easy

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                     APRIL 2, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT: IT’S NOT EASY Matthew 5: 9 – 12, 17 – 33, 38 – 42; 6:24   (Letter of Marine writing home which mentions the “soft ways” of the “city boys”)   In the scheme of the universe, Christians […]

Sermon on the Mount – Prayer

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                         MARCH 5, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram SERMON ON THE MOUNT: PRAYER 1 Thessalonians 5: 16 – 19; Matthew 6: 5 – 13   A small town had been a “dry” settlement for many years until a businessman built a tavern.  In response local abstaining Christians planned an all-night prayer meeting […]

Sermon on the Mount – Practices

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                      MARCH 12, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram SERMON ON THE MOUNT: PRACTICES Isaiah 58: 6 – 14; Matthew 5:6; 6: 1 – 4 & 14- 21   Today we’re focusing on spiritual “practices” or “disciplines”.  The word “discipline” often evoke Ascetics punishing their bodies to subdue their spirits, so the word […]

Sermon on the Mount – Honouring Self

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                      MARCH 26, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram SERMON ON THE MOUNT: HONOURING SELF Matthew 5: 4, 13 – 16, 33 – 37; 6: 22 – 23; 7:6   Narcissism is defined as extreme selfishness, with a grandiose view of one’s own talents and a craving for admiration.   On the surface, and […]

Sermon on the Mount – Practices

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                      MARCH 12, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram SERMON ON THE MOUNT: PRACTICES Isaiah 58: 6 – 14; Matthew 5:6; 6: 1 – 4 & 14- 21   Today we’re focusing on spiritual “practices” or “disciplines”.  The word “discipline” often evoke Ascetics punishing their bodies to subdue their spirits, so the word […]