Sermons by Torrey Griffiths

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“Prophets and Prayer”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH May 29, 2016 Prophets and Prayer 1 Kings 18:20-39 What comes to mind when you think of a prophet? I would guess that because of the Scripture we just read, Elijah pops quickly to mind. Even if we hadn’t read this story, I’m sure many of you would have thought about […]

“The Spirit of Truth”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                May 22, 2016 The Spirit of Truth John 16:12-15 When I was in high school, I decided to try rugby.  I had no real knowledge of the game, but many of my friends played and enjoyed it, so I thought I should.  We started practices early in the spring, and […]

“Taking time to Rest”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                 July 19, 2015 Taking Time to Rest Mark 6:30-34, 53-56 Life is busy!  I would imagine everyone here would agree with that statement.  You’d think that with all our new technologies, that life would be much simpler and less chaotic.  After all, technology and innovation are supposed to improve our […]

“Decisions, decisions…

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                 July 12, 2015 Decisions, decisions… Mark 6:14-29 Decision making can be difficult, especially for life changing events.  Some people find it difficult to make decisions whether big or small.  They spend much time reflecting and weighing all the pros and cons in an attempt to make the best possible decision, […]

“Encounter with God”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                 July 5, 2015 An Encounter with God Ezekiel 2:1-5 Have you ever encountered someone truly rich or famous?  Have you ever come upon a celebrity or prominent individual as you walked down the street or at an event?  Some of you have perhaps spoken to or spent some time with […]

The Power of Prayer

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                 June 28, 2015 The Power of Prayer Mark 5:21-43 A young girl of twelve raised from the dead and a women who had been suffering from hemorrhages for twelve years both miraculously healed by the words and touch of Jesus.  These two incredible healing stories show the divine power of […]

“Do Not be Afraid”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                 June 21, 2015 Do Not Be Afraid Mark 4:35-41   Fear is one of our most basic emotions.  From the time, we are infants we have instincts, which help us respond to fear when we sense danger or feel unsafe.  Fear is something that protects us.  It can warn us […]

“Sowing the Seeds”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                 June 14, 2015 Sowing the Seeds Mark 4:26-34 It is truly remarkable how our environment changes from season to season.  We have hot sunny summers, where we can enjoy being outside in the beauty of nature, cooling off in lakes and pools, and relaxing in our gardens.  Then comes the […]

Happy Birthcay

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                         May 24, 2015 Happy Birthday! Acts 2:1-21 Happy Birthday! For some reason, when I hear those two words I’m reminded of the scene from the 1969 short animated show, Frosty the Snowman that is shown on T.V every Christmas season. Throughout the show, whenever they place the top hat on Frosty’s head, […]

Ascended Yet Approachable

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       May 17, 2015 Ascended Yet Approachable Luke 24:44-53   If I asked you to describe your image of God, what comes to mind? Does this image change if I ask you to focus and describe only the God we read about in the Old Testament? I went through this exercise, and I […]