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“Wait until you see”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                        APRIL 23, 2017   WAIT UNTIL YOU SEE Romans 10: 6 – 13; John 20: 24 – 29   David took a high paying contract with a company in Sweden because he and his wife Lisa were saving for a house.  Lisa worked so they agreed to a long distance […]

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 […]

Sermon on the Mount – Faith

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                FEBRUARY 26, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram SERMON ON THE MOUNT: FAITH Matthew 5:8; 6:25 – 34; 7:7 – 11 & 15 – 19   Today we’re getting a jump start on a series of sermons for Lent based on Jesus’ teaching in Matthew known as “The Sermon on the Mount”.  […]

“Being the Church”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                FEBRUARY 12, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram BEING THE CHURCH Romans 15: 1 – 13; Luke 10: 25 – 37   The last couple weeks, we’ve focused on the challenges of witnessing.  Sharing our faith story or the message of the gospel can be intimidating tasks yet being the Church and […]

“Choosing your Lure”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                  FEBRUARY 5, 2017 Rev. Sabrina Ingram CHOOSING YOUR LURE 2 Timothy 4: 1 – 5; Matthew 4: 17 – 22   Little Lucas and his mom were digging for fishing bait in the garden. Uncovering a many-legged creature, Lucas proudly dangled it before his mom.  “No, honey, it won’t do […]

“The Church for Others”

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ST. STEPHEN’S PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH                                                                                  JANUARY 29, 2017   THE CHURCH FOR OTHERS 2 Corinthians 5: 14 – 21; Matthew 21: 28 – 31a Rev. Sabrina Ingram   When I was first ordained a man came to see me because he wanted his son to take over the farm but the son wasn’t interested.  With […]