Month: June 2021

Sermon on Acts 2:14-47 – “Peter’s Sermon at Pentecost”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, June 27th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Scripture reading: [Act 2:14-47 ESV] 14 But Peter, standing with the eleven, lifted up his voice and addressed them: “Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known to you, and give ear to my words. …

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Sermon on Servanthood

Sermon for Sunday, June 27th, 2021 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Job 1:6-12 ESV] 6 Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan also came among them. 7 The LORD said to Satan, “From where have you come?” …

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A story of Rev. Thomas Grier, “Minister of Minisink”

The following is excerpted from “The History of Sullivan County” by James Eldridge Quinlan, 1873. Rev. Thomas Grier (or Greer) was the founding pastor of each the Westtown and Unionville Presbyterian Churches. Here we find him laboring in a neighboring county.   There is ground for belief that Rev. Thomas Greer, a Presbyterian clergyman of …

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On the Requirement of Being a Member of an Evangelical Church to Take Communion

There are a number of requirements to take communion in a Reformed or Presbyterian church. While specifics may vary from church to church, before participating in communion a person must be baptized, must be of sufficient maturity to “examine yourself,” must not be under church discipline, and must be a member of an evangelical (or …

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