What Jesus do we Need Today?

What Jesus do we Need Today?

What Jesus do we Need Today? Our passages today focus on reconciliation, the hard work of forgiveness. It might not look that way at first glance, as the passages have more finger pointing in them than words of forgiveness.  However, if you dig deeper you will find...

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Acts of Beauty and Compassion

Acts of Beauty and Compassion

Acts of Beauty and Compassion Special thanks to Janet Leadbeater and Carol Anne MacInness for leading the service at the last minute due to Rev. Ellis being unavailable. Scripture: John 12: 1-8I want to start with the troubling aspect of this passage. The words of...

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Enter Into Joy

Enter Into Joy

Enter Into Joy Why is it so difficult for the older son to see and experience the joy of the situation in the Parable of the Prodigal? Who do we identify with in this story, the Father who welcomes his son back, the son who squandered it all, or the son who remains...

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Not Your Parent’s Repentance Sermon

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

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

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

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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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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