Sermons by Rev. Ed. Musson

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Christian Family Sunday

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH May 12, 2019 Rev. Ed Musson Christian Family Sunday John 17: 1-25 In both of my previous charges at about this time of year I brought a small sack of wildflower seeds to church with me for the children’s time. Wildflowers come in many varieties and sizes — one of them […]

The Empty Tomb

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH May 5, 2019 Rev. Ed Musson THE OPEN TOMB Acts 5: 27-32; Revelation 1: 4-8; John 20: 1-16 It began early one morning during that time when dawn has come but it is not yet light. This transition time comes every day, moving from the cold blackness of the dark to […]

From Fishermen to Disciples

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH .. FEBRUARY 10, 2019 Rev. Ed Musson FROM FISHERMEN TO DISCIPLES Psalm 138; Isaiah 6: 1-8; 1 Corinthians 15: 1-11; Luke 5: 1-11 Today is the fifth Sunday in Epiphany, the season of the church year when we are to be looking for Jesus’ presence among us. It directs us to […]

LOVE

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOVEMBER 18, 2018 Rev. Ed Musson LOVE Psalm 107: 1-3; 17-22; Ephesians 2: 1-10; John 3: 14-21 I am going to start this morning with a Question. Have you ever noticed while reading the Gospel of John how the author of this Gospel refers to himself? He doesn’t refer to himself […]

What Time is it?

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH September 2, 2018 Rev. Ed Musson WHAT TIME IS IT? Psalm 118: 21-29; Matthew 18: 15-20; Romans 13: 8-14 In 1968 a newly formed rock group released their first album entitled “Chicago Transit Authority.” They eventually changed their name to simply, Chicago. On that first album is a song entitled, “Does […]

The Light Has Dawned

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH January 21, 2018 Rev. Ed Musson THE LIGHT HAS DAWNED Jonah 3: 1 – 5, 10; Matthew 4: 12 -17 When I was a child, I had a unique way of positioning myself for sleep. I would lie on my stomach (and it was much easier to do that way back […]

Gifts From Our King

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Gifts from the King Matthew 26:36-46 “And going a little further, he threw himself on the ground and prayed, “My Father, if it is possible, let this cup pass from me; yet not what I want but what you want.” How many of you have seen the Movie “Good Will Hunting” I’m going to begin […]

The Dance of the Spirit

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The Dance of the Spirit Imagine what it must have been like for the folks who actually participated in that first Pentecostal event! Let us take a moment to describe the background of this amazing story of the first Pentecost after the death of Jesus. A small group of men and women come together in […]

One of Us

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A rock singer, Joan Osborne, had a song out a few years ago called “One of Us” that was nominated for a Grammy Award. It immediately gets the attention of the Christian community because with it raises the question, “What if God was one of us?… Just a stranger on the bus trying to make […]

“The Good Life” by Rev. Ed Musson

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The Sermon – The Good Life”          August 20th, 2017 Friends, I was blessed with wonderful parents. Out of necessity, they went to work instead of finishing school high school and college not being an option for either of them. They worked hard for their modest salaries, and they saved when most […]