Sermons

Sermon on John 20:30 – 21:25 – “Jesus’s Third Appearance”

Sermon for Sunday, November 15th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Pro 22:1-6 ESV] 1 A good name is to be chosen rather than great riches, and favor is better than silver or gold. 2 The rich and the poor meet together; the LORD is the Maker of them …

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Sermon on Exodus 20:2 – “Following from Love” (Wedding of Eric and Michelle)

Sermon for Wedding of Eric and Michelle, Saturday, November 14th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Scripture reading: [Exo 20:2 ESV] 2 “I am the LORD your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery.”   The account of the Exodus is the National …

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Sermon on John 20:19-29 – “He is Risen Indeed”

Sermon for Sunday, November 8th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Job 19:23-27 ESV] 23 “Oh that my words were written! Oh that they were inscribed in a book! 24 Oh that with an iron pen and lead they were engraved in the rock forever! 25 For I know …

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Sermon on John 20:1-18 – “This Changes Everything!”

Sermon for Sunday, November 1st, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Dan 12:1-4 ESV] 1 “At that time shall arise Michael, the great prince who has charge of your people. And there shall be a time of trouble, such as never has been since there was a nation till …

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Sermon on John 19:1-16 – “The Evil of Expediency”

Sermon for Sunday, October 11th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Psa 47:1-9 ESV] 1 To the choirmaster. A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. Clap your hands, all peoples! Shout to God with loud songs of joy! 2 For the LORD, the Most High, is to be feared, …

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Sermon on John 18:25-27 – “Jesus Spoke Openly”

Sermon for Sunday, September 27th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Mic 5:1-6 ESV] 1 Now muster your troops, O daughter of troops; siege is laid against us; with a rod they strike the judge of Israel on the cheek. 2 But you, O Bethlehem Ephrathah, who are too …

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Sermon on John 18:1-14 – “Betrayed, As Planned”

Sermon for Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Jdg 16:18-22 ESV] 18 When Delilah saw that he had told her all his heart, she sent and called the lords of the Philistines, saying, “Come up again, for he has told me all his heart.” Then the …

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Sermon on John 17:1-26 – “Jesus’ Prayer for His People”

Sermon for Sunday, August 30th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Isa 53:10-12 ESV] 10 Yet it was the will of the LORD to crush him; he has put him to grief; when his soul makes an offering for guilt, he shall see his offspring; he shall prolong his …

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Sermon on Psalm 2:1-12 – “Is the World out of Control?”

Sermon for Sunday, August 9th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading and sermon text: [Psa 2:1-12 ESV] 1 Why do the nations rage and the peoples plot in vain? 2 The kings of the earth set themselves, and the rulers take counsel together, against the LORD and against his …

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Sermon on John 16:1-15 – “The Son and the Spirit Speak”

Sermon for Sunday, July 26th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Exo 33:12-23 ESV] 12 Moses said to the LORD, “See, you say to me, ‘Bring up this people,’ but you have not let me know whom you will send with me. Yet you have said, ‘I know you …

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Sermon on John 15:26-27 – “The Witness of the Spirit”

Sermon for Sunday, July 19th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Gen 1:1-5 ESV] 1 In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering …

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Sermon on John 15:12-17 – “Jesus Shows His Love for Us”

Sermon for Sunday, July 5th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Deuteronomy 7:6-11 ESV] 6 “For you are a people holy to the LORD your God. The LORD your God has chosen you to be a people for his treasured possession, out of all the peoples who are on …

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Sermon on John 15:1-11 – “Fruit of the Vine”

Sermon for Sunday, June 28th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Psa 80:1-19 ESV] 1 To the choirmaster: according to Lilies. A Testimony. Of Asaph, a Psalm. Give ear, O Shepherd of Israel, you who lead Joseph like a flock. You who are enthroned upon the cherubim, shine forth. …

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Sermon on John 14:15-31 – “The Comfort of the Holy Spirit”

Sermon for Sunday, June 21st, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Joe 2:28-32 ESV] 28 “And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men …

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Sermon on John 14:1-14 – “Take Comfort in the Lord”

Mailed out for: Sunday, June 7th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Psa 33:1-22 ESV] 1 Shout for joy in the LORD, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright. 2 Give thanks to the LORD with the lyre; make melody to him with the harp of ten strings! 3 …

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Sermon on John 13:31-38 – “The Love of Jesus”

Mailed out for: Sunday, May 31st, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Lev 19:9-18 ESV] 9 “When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not reap your field right up to its edge, neither shall you gather the gleanings after your harvest. 10 And you shall not …

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Sermon on John 13:18-30 – “Jesus Foretells Judas’ Betrayal”

Mailed out for: Sunday, May 24th, 2020 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Psa 41:1-13 ESV] 1 To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. Blessed is the one who considers the poor! In the day of trouble the LORD delivers him; 2 the LORD protects him and keeps him alive; …

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