Sermons

Sermon on Acts 10:1-48 – “Accepting the Unacceptable”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, Nov 27th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Scripture reading: [Act 10:1-48 ESV] 1 At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort, 2 a devout man who feared God with all his household, gave alms generously to the …

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Sermon on Joshua 12:1-24 – “Counting Our Blessings”

Sermon for Sunday, November 27th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC)   Old Testament reading: [Gen 15:12-21 ESV] 12 As the sun was going down, a deep sleep fell on Abram. And behold, dreadful and great darkness fell upon him. 13 Then the LORD said to Abram, “Know for certain that your …

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Sermon on Joshua 11:1-23 – “Victory and Rest”

Sermon for Sunday, November 20th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Jos 10:29-43 ESV] 29 Then Joshua and all Israel with him passed on from Makkedah to Libnah and fought against Libnah. 30 And the LORD gave it also and its king into the hand of Israel. And he …

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Sermon on Joshua 10:1-15 – “We are on the Lord’s Side”

Sermon for Sunday, November 13th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Deu 11:18-25 ESV] 18 “You shall therefore lay up these words of mine in your heart and in your soul, and you shall bind them as a sign on your hand, and they shall be as frontlets between …

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Sermon on Acts 9:23-43 – “Snippets from Early Church History”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, Oct 23rd, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Scripture reading: [Act 9:23-43 ESV] 23 When many days had passed, the Jews plotted to kill him, 24 but their plot became known to Saul. They were watching the gates day and night in order to kill him, 25 but …

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Sermon on Joshua 5:1-15 – “Blessed Obedience”

Sermon for Sunday, September 4th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Gen 17:9-14 ESV] 9 And God said to Abraham, “As for you, you shall keep my covenant, you and your offspring after you throughout their generations. 10 This is my covenant, which you shall keep, between me and …

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Sermon on Joshua 4:1-24 – “The Mighty Hand of the Lord”

Sermon for Sunday, August 28th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Psa 77:11-20 ESV] 11 I will remember the deeds of the LORD; yes, I will remember your wonders of old. 12 I will ponder all your work, and meditate on your mighty deeds. 13 Your way, O God, …

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Sermon on Joshua 2:1-24 – “A Sinner Saved through Faith”

Sermon for Sunday, July 31st, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Jos 2:1-24 ESV] 1 And Joshua the son of Nun sent two men secretly from Shittim as spies, saying, “Go, view the land, especially Jericho.” And they went and came into the house of a prostitute whose name …

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Sermon on Joshua 1:10-18 – “The People’s Promise”

Sermon for Sunday, July 24th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Jos 1:10-18 ESV] 10 And Joshua commanded the officers of the people, 11 “Pass through the midst of the camp and command the people, ‘Prepare your provisions, for within three days you are to pass over this Jordan …

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Sermon on Acts 8:9-25 – “Simon, Saved or Unsaved?”

Sermon for Sunday Evening, June 26th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Scripture reading: [Act 8:9-25 ESV] 9 But there was a man named Simon, who had previously practiced magic in the city and amazed the people of Samaria, saying that he himself was somebody great. 10 They all paid attention to …

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Sermon on Proverbs 8:10-12 – “The Virtue of Prudence”

Sermon for Sunday, June 19th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Pro 8:1-36 ESV] 1 Does not wisdom call? Does not understanding raise her voice? 2 On the heights beside the way, at the crossroads she takes her stand; 3 beside the gates in front of the town, at …

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Sermon on 1 Corinthians 16:14 – “The Virtue of Charity”

Sermon for Sunday, June 12th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Deu 15:7-11 ESV] 7 “If among you, one of your brothers should become poor, in any of your towns within your land that the LORD your God is giving you, you shall not harden your heart or shut …

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Sermon on 1 Peter 5:5-7 – “The Virtue of Humility”

Sermon for Sunday, June 5th, 2022 at First Presbyterian Church at Unionville, NY (BPC) Old Testament reading: [Pro 18:1-12 ESV] 1 Whoever isolates himself seeks his own desire; he breaks out against all sound judgment. 2 A fool takes no pleasure in understanding, but only in expressing his opinion. 3 When wickedness comes, contempt comes …

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