The Job Description

The Job Description

Text: Matthew 9:35 - 10:8 The other day I was surfing the Internet and I came across the following job posting. Don’t worry, I’m not going anywhere, but the job posting went as follows: Seeking individual to engage with community in important revitalization work. This...

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The Commission of Love

The Commission of Love

There is no transcript for this Sermon. While delivering the sermon I wandered from the recording device and so you may need to adjust the volume as you listen.  Text: Matthew 28: 16-20

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120

Text: Acts 2: 1-21 There are days when you can look out of your window and you know that the wind is blowing. Tree tops are swaying, you can hear the wind whistle through the leaves. It’s a glorious sound and a reminder of the power that is present in the...

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God’s Promise

God’s Promise

In the final verses of Luke's gospel we read a vivid depiction of the ascension of Jesus. Surrounded by his disciples are they journey towards Bethnay Jesus is taken up. It is a wonderful account and in brings Luke's gospel account to a close. Within this passage we...

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We Are Not Alone

We Are Not Alone

Jesus spends a lot of time explaining his parables and teachings to the disciples. Another area Jesus spent time explaining was of how he would have to leave the disciples. Understandably, they were confused.  How could Jesus leave? Why would he want to? ...

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Stones

Stones

Peter provides rich imagery for us in his letter: long for the pure, spiritual milk the stone the builders rejected royal priesthood holy nation God's own people Living Stones This images tell us about God, Jesus and ourselves. They tell us about how God has elected...

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I Am the Gate

I Am the Gate

One of the most common images we have of Jesus is as the Shepherd. However, in our lesson from John's gospel we find Jesus referring to himself as the Gate. How can this image help us discover more about Jesus? If Jesus is the Gate, then what side of the threshold do...

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Emmaus

Emmaus

For us the events of Easter are a distant memory. We are two Sunday's removed from the day when we proclaimed that Christ is Risen! However, our gospel lesson is situated in the hours after the disciple discovered the empty tomb. For them the death of Jesus is still...

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He is Risen

He is Risen

Jesus Christ is Risen! Thanks be to God! This is our proclamation on Easter morning, that the tomb is empty and God's promises have been revealed in Jesus Christ, our risen Lord. But what is the call of the resurrection on our own lives? How does this impact our day...

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Triumphal Entry

Triumphal Entry

The Triumphal Entry of Jesus into Jerusalem is a passage full of contradictions. On one hand we see the outpouring of love that the people had for Jesus. They declare him their king, they sing hosanna's. Yet, within a week they will abandon him.  For his part...

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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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