Sermons

Sermon on 1 Samuel 8:1-22 – “Government of the People”

Sermon for Sunday, November 26th, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Deu 4:1-8 ESV] 1 “And now, O Israel, listen to the statutes and the rules that I am teaching you, and do them, that you may live, and go in and take possession of the land that the …

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Sermon on Acts 23:12-35 – “Night Ride out of Jerusalem”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, November 19th, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Sermon Text [Act 23:12-35 ESV] 12 When it was day, the Jews made a plot and bound themselves by an oath neither to eat nor drink till they had killed Paul. 13 There were more than forty who made this …

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Sermon on 1 Samuel 7:1-17 – “Water, Thunder, and Stone”

Sermon for Sunday, November 19th, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC)   Old Testament reading: [Jos 24:14-15 ESV] 14 “Now therefore fear the LORD and serve him in sincerity and in faithfulness. Put away the gods that your fathers served beyond the River and in Egypt, and serve the LORD. 15 And …

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Sermon on Acts 22:30 – 23:11 – “Paul’s Defense to the Council”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, November 12th, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Sermon Text [Act 22:30 ESV] 30 But on the next day, desiring to know the real reason why he was being accused by the Jews, he unbound him and commanded the chief priests and all the council to meet, and …

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Sermon on Acts 21:27 – 22:29 – “Paul’s Defense to the Jews”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, November 5th, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Sermon Text [Act 21:27-40 ESV] 27 When the seven days were almost completed, the Jews from Asia, seeing him in the temple, stirred up the whole crowd and laid hands on him, 28 crying out, “Men of Israel, help! This …

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Sermon on Acts 21:17-26 – “When Others are Blessed”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, October 22nd, 2023 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Introduction Luke is back with Paul here as he write “WE had come to Jerusalem.” They’ve made it. This was their destination, to reach Jerusalem. And despite the hardships of travel in the ancient world, and despite the warning against …

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