January 2023

Sermon on Acts 12:18-25 – “Herod Contra Mundum”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, January 29th, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC)   Introduction The title for this evening’s sermon is “Herod Contra Mundum.” This is, as we’ve seen, the third Herod, also known as Herod Agrippa. “Contra Mundum” is a common Latin phrase literally meaning “against the world.” The connotation is […]

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Sermon on Joshua 23:1-16 – “Leave It Better Than You Found It”

Sermon for Sunday, January 15th, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Jos 23:1-16 ESV] 1 A long time afterward, when the LORD had given rest to Israel from all their surrounding enemies, and Joshua was old and well advanced in years, 2 Joshua summoned all Israel, its elders and

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Sermon on Joshua 22:10-34 – “Peace Between East and West”

Sermon for Sunday, January 8th, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Pro 18:13-17 ESV] 13 If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame. 14 A man’s spirit will endure sickness, but a crushed spirit who can bear? 15 An intelligent heart acquires knowledge,

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Sermon on Joshua 22:1-9 – “Faith’s Rewards and Responsibilities”

Sermon for Sunday, January 1st, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Jos 22:1-9 ESV] 1 At that time Joshua summoned the Reubenites and the Gadites and the half-tribe of Manasseh, 2 and said to them, “You have kept all that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you and

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