Preparing for Sunday: Wisdom

Preparing for Sunday: Wisdom

Sunday is Trinity Sunday, where we celebrate the three persons of the Trinity: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. One God, now and forever. However, the scripture we will be considering on Sunday may appear to be the least likely candidate for Trinity Sunday. We will be...

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Preparing for Sunday: The Advocate

Preparing for Sunday: The Advocate

On Sunday we celebrate Pentecost, the time in the Christian year when we mark the arrival of the Holy Spirit. Jesus promised that one would come after him, the Advocate which would be with the disciples. In Acts we witness the arrival of the Holy Spirit which arrives...

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Preparing for Sunday: The End

Preparing for Sunday: The End

This Sunday is our final look at Revelation and the message that it brings to us. Over the past few Sunday's we have seen that Revelation is primarily a book of the Bible which emphasises worship and encourages the body of Christ to persevere. This Sunday we will look...

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Preparing for Sunday: A New Hope

Preparing for Sunday: A New Hope

Anyone who has known me for more than five minutes can tell you that I am a fan of the Star Wars films. The struggle between the Rebels and the Empire represents the tension between good and evil. The first Star Wars film was subtitled 'A New Hope' as a new force...

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Preparing for Sunday: Worship

Preparing for Sunday: Worship

The Book of Revelation is often viewed as a guide to future events. A prophecy of a dark and grim future. However, as we have begun to explore this book of the Bible we recognize that this is not the case. Last week we looked at the beginning of Revelation in a sermon...

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Preparing for Sunday: The Apocalypse

Preparing for Sunday: The Apocalypse

The Book of Revelation holds an interesting place in the Canon of the Bible. It is the last book in the Bible and is often one of the most misinterpreted books. One of the most common mistake around this book is its pronunciation. Many people refer to it as the Book...

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Preparing for Sunday: Make Way for the King

Preparing for Sunday: Make Way for the King

This Sunday is Palm Sunday, a day where we mark the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. A day where we shout out, "Blessed is the king who comes in the name of the Lord!" That king is Jesus. Jesus who rides on the back of a young donkey, with robes placed over...

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Preparing for Sunday: An Annointing

Preparing for Sunday: An Annointing

We draw ever closer to the events of Holy Week. This Sunday we leave Luke's gospel and examine a passage from John's gospel. The Anointing of Jesus at Bethany. It is an interesting passage, Mary uses expensive perfume on Jesus' feet. This is followed by an argument...

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Preparing for Sunday: The Prodigal

Preparing for Sunday: The Prodigal

What can we say about the Parable of the Prodigal Son which has not been said before? This parable which Jesus tells is perhaps one of the most well known of all the parables. Sometimes it is nice to return to a familiar story and take comfort in it. The response of...

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Preparing for Sunday: Judging

Preparing for Sunday: Judging

Scripture is full of comparisons. Whether it is the greatest law, who will inherit the earth, who is to be seen as children of God. Comparisons are made, who is in and who is out. Who is greatest and who is least. One of the great joys of scripture is that our innate...

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St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, Cobourg is part of the Presbyterian Church in Canada. The congregation was established in 1833 and continues to serve the community.

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