Sermons

Not Your Parent’s Repentance Sermon

Not Your Parent's Repentance Sermon As we journey with Jesus through Lent a great many themes are explored. Today we look at repentance and ask what does Jesus really mean when he's asking us to repent. The question is seen through a passage about death and judgement...

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Resisting Temptation – It’s Not What You Think

Resisting Temptation - It's Not What You Think The first Sunday in Lent finds us travelling with Jesus into the wilderness where he will be tempted/tested by the devil. It is an extraoridnary passage that has much to teach us though we may be suprised by the heart of...

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Hope Beyond the Veil

Hope Beyond the Veil

Hope Beyond the Veil As Christians we place our hope in Christ. Hope for a better future, hope for peace, hope for equality and an equitable society. There is much that we hope for. Christ is the center of that hope. Our readings today establish that hope in a number...

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Be Merciful

Be Merciful Jesus provides a challenging message to us, love your enemies, be merciful. The exact opposite of how society tells us to react. Many movies follow a path of vengance not one of mercy. Joseph, in our passage from Genesis also selects a path of mercy and...

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I Am What I Have

I Am What I Have

I Am What I Have luke's gospel finds Jesus teaching the crowd. It is a message of blessings and woes. If we read it carefully we find a list of contradictions. If we ask ourselves honest questions, we might ourselves on both sides of the equation. This is a comforting...

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Abundance

Abundance What does a story about fishing have to tell us about life with God? Probably more than we realize. This week we look at an encounter that primarily features Simon and Jesus. The fisherman and the carpenter revealing what life with God is like.  In-Person...

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Love Never Ends

Love Never Ends

Love Never Ends A passage about conflict and a passage about love. Both tell an enduring story about God's love.  Scripture: 1 Corinthians 13: 1-13 and Luke 4: 21-30 Return to In-Person Worship In-Person worship will resume on Sunday February 13, 2022. Proof of...

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The Word Fulfilled

The Word Fulfilled Today we find Jesus at the beginning of his public ministry. Everything in Luke's gospel until this point has been setting the stage for this event. Jesus reads from Isaiah and the pronounces that today, in the hearing of those present, that the...

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Life Abundant

Life Abundant

Life Abundant In our gospel reading from John, Jesus turns water into wine. It's an intereting miracle that is not found in any of the other gospel accounts. By all measures it might be a tad extravagent. Certainly we may struggle to understand the relevance of this...

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It’s About Life

It's About Life Today we hear about the baptism of Jesus from Luke's gospel. It is a coming together of several themes that have been at work over the first two chapters of Luke's gospel. Namely the kinship that Jesus and John the Baptist share, how their ministries...

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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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