Gratitude

Gratitude

Text: Luke 17: 11-19 Several years ago there was an article in the Irish Times. There had been a traffic accident in the city of Dublin. The driver who was charged with causing the accident was interviewed about what happened and was asked who might be...

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Faith

Faith

  Text: Luke 17: 1-10 There was once a woman who bought a parrot for a pet. All the parrot did was treat her bad. It insulted her and every time she tried to pick it up, it would peck at her arm. One day she got fed up with the parrot and as it was...

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No More

No More

  Text: Luke 18: 19-31 The Beetles sing, “Eleanor Rigby died at the church and was buried along with her name. Nobody came.” Eleanor Rigby was one of the lonely people, the type of people we don’t normally look at twice. The kind we go out of our way...

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Pick One

Pick One

Text - Luke 16: 1-13 I want you to imagine you are sitting at a desk and are about to write an exam. The first question you have is a case study based on Luke 16: 1-9. You’ll note we read to verse 13 this morning. So you sit down and you read Luke 16: 1-9. Jesus is...

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Lost

Lost

Text: Luke 15: 1-10 Perhaps you, like me, are a fan of spy movies. Films that are full of espionage, danger and thrills. I’ve always been a fan of a certain British spy, though the older movies are difficult to watch due to some of the attitudes that...

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Cost

Cost

Before the audio of the sermon begins I spoke briefly about the Children's Story and then about one of the things we do each week at St. Andrew's. After scripture has been read the reader says, "The word of the Lord" and everyone in the congregation responds, "Thanks...

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Blessings

Blessings

If I were to sneeze right now most of you would probably respond in one of two ways. You would either say Gesundheit which is German and means roughly, “I wish you good health.” The other response you might provide is Bless You. Now saying ‘bless you’ to someone might...

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Sabbath

Sabbath

Text: Luke 13: 10-17 My boys have a paper route and as a result of that they are required to go and collect from their customers every three weeks. Normally, we go out and do this collection on a Saturday afternoon. However, on occasion this doesn’t work...

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Jesus is Good, Not Safe

Jesus is Good, Not Safe

Text: Luke 12: 49-56 “Aslan is a lion - the Lion, the great Lion." "Ooh" said Susan. "I'd thought he was a man. Is he-quite safe? I shall feel rather nervous about meeting a lion"... "Safe?" said Mr Beaver ..."Who said anything about safe? 'Course he...

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Little Things

Little Things

Little Things Text: Luke 12: 32-40 This week I sat down to start working on today’s sermon. I was looking forward to flexing some mental muscles after a month’s vacation. It can be hard to get back into the routine of reading and writing. I was concerned...

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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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