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You’ve Seen One

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DECEMBER 29, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram YOU’VE SEEN ONE… Isaiah 62: 10 – 12; John 1: 14 – 18   We all know the phrase, like father, like son.  Here are some pictures which capture that adage. One of the most remarkable things about the birth of Jesus, is that in Jesus, […]

Socks and Underwear: The Greatest Gift

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DECEMBER 22, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram                                                                                                                                                    Advent 4 SOCKS AND UNDERWEAR: THE GREATEST GIFT Isaiah 9: 6 & 7; Luke 2: 1  – 20   So, Christmas is almost here.  Many of us have finished our Christmas shopping and some of you are men.  So, if you’re wondering what to buy […]

Do Not Be Afraid

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DECEMBER 18, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram                                                                                                                                            Longest Night “DO NOT BE AFRAID” Hebrews 13: 5. 6 & 8; Matthew 1: 18 – 25   A journalist from the city drives into a small town.  He’s following up on a lead in the hope of winning a Pulitzer prize.  He goes into […]

Socks and Underwear: Acceptance

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DECEMBER 15, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram                                                                                                                                                     Advent 3 SOCKS AND UNDERWEAR: ACCEPTANCE Galatians 4: 4 – 7; John 1: 12   A college senior took his girlfriend to a football game.  The couple sat in the crowded stadium and were watching the action.   A substitute was put into the game, and […]

Socks and Underwear: Returns

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DECEMBER 8, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram                                                                                                                                                     Advent 2 SOCKS AND UNDERWEAR: RETURNS Isaiah 53: 1 – 10; John 1: 9 – 14   Once upon a time, there was a handsome King.  He was wealthy and powerful.  He lived in a glorious palace.  He had a crown, jewels and castles throughout […]

Socks and Underwear: An Unexpected Gift

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH DECEMBER 1, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram                                                                                                                                                     Advent 1 SOCKS AND UNDERWEAR: AN UNEXPECTED GIFT Philippians 2: 5 – 8; John 1: 1 – 5   When my son was 2 1/2, he was obsessed with the movie Bambi.  He loved it.  He’d get up at 4:30 in the morning, wake up […]

Mountains to Climb

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOVEMBER 10, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram                                                                                                                                    Remembrance Day MOUNTAINS TO CLIMB Joshua 14: 6 – 12; 2 Corinthians 4: 7 – 12; Mark 14: 32 – 36   At the highest point on Vimy Ridge, stands a monument commemorating Canadian soldiers who won this strategic piece of land from the Germans […]

Home Coming

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOVEMBER 3, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram “HOME COMING” Jeremiah 32: 1 – 15; 2 Corinthians 1: 3 – 11; Mark 8: 31   A newly hired manager goes to her desk where she finds a note from the departing manager which reads, “I’ve left three numbered envelopes in the desk drawer for […]

In The Presence of God

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STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OCTOBER 27, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram IN THE PRESENCE OF GOD Numbers 11: 4 – 20; Romans 12: 12; Mark 11: 22 – 25   Today is Reformation Sunday.  I didn’t realize how reformed I am, until I visited Israel.  We were there with Christians from around the world.  At the sites […]

Human Beings, Being Human

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OCTOBER 20, 2019 Rev. Sabrina Ingram HUMAN BEINGS BEING HUMAN 1 John 1: 5-10; Romans 7: 14 – 25; Luke 18: 9 – 14 A minister walking down the street came upon a dog surrounded by a group of 11-year-old boys. Concerned the boys were hurting the dog, he asked, “What […]