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Money in Your Mattress

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBTYERIAN CHURCH                                                                                                        […]

IS THERE ENOUGH?A VERY IMPORTANT DATE

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IS THERE ENOUGH?A VERY IMPORTANT DATE 1 Thessalonians 4: 13 – 18; Matthew 25: 1 – 13   Running late – we’ve all done it.  Some people are late from the get go.  Fortunately, that can be useful in the long run.  In this technological age, our excuses for being late have become more sophisticated.  […]

Signs From God

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SIGNS FROM GOD Exodus 33: 12 – 23; Luke 16: 19 – 31   Pastor Pat enjoyed picking up a treat at a bakery on his way to work; that is, until his doctor advised him to lose 30 pounds.  To help him resist temptation Pat decided to avoid the bakery by driving to work […]

Worth Fighting For

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WORTH FIGHTING FOR 1 John 3: 11 – 18; Matthew 5: 1 – 12  This past week a man in NY City rented a truck, drove onto a bike path, came up behind a group of cyclists and drove over them.  8 people were killed and 11 were injured.  After this the man hit a […]

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 […]

Saying Thank You

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2 Corinthians 9: 6 – 15; Luke 17: 11 – 19  Since thanksgiving is a joyful celebration, I thought I’d begin with some really bad thanksgiving jokes:  If April showers bring May flowers, what do May flowers bring? Pilgrims.   If the pilgrims travelled on the Mayflower then what does a teacher travel on?  Scholar ships.    […]

A Peculiar People

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Ezekiel 18: 5 – 9 & 30 – 32; 1 Corinthians 12:3; John 13: 31 – 35  The world has it’s share of peculiar people.  Bill Boaks started a political party called ADMIRAL (‘Association of Democratic Monarchists Independently Representing All Ladies’), of which he was the only member.  Boaks had a hatred for cars and […]

An Unjust God

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                              SEPTEMBER 24, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram AN UNJUST GOD Jonah 3:10 – 4:11; Matthew 20: 1 – 16   Life is not fair.   A young woman frequently helped at a soup kitchen.  One night she called her mother to report with some excitement that a handsome charming man was also […]

Debt Free

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                             SEPTEMBER 17, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram DEBT FREE Romans 13: 8 – 14; Matthew 13: 8 – 14   On his deathbed, a wealthy man requested to see his priest, his bank manager and his doctor.  Saying that his last wish was to be buried with his money, he gave […]