Download Audio Download Text First Peter, No. 26 “Humility” 1 Peter 5:5-7 May 27, 2018 The Rev. Dr. Robert S. Rayburn We mentioned last time that humility was an essential qualification for a leader in the church. But Peter goes on to say that it is what every Christian needs both as […]
Download Audio Download Text “The Christian Holy-day” (The Fourth Commandment) Ten Commandments Series, No. 5 Deuteronomy 5:12-15; Mark 2:23-28 May 27, 2018 The Rev. Dr. Robert S. Rayburn I’ve chosen to read the 4th commandment from Deuteronomy 5 rather than from Exodus 20 because, the 4th is the first commandment that is […]
Download Text (Revised 5/24/2018) Mothers’ Encouragement Group May 24, 2018 Plant Them and Let Them Grow #12 You shall not bear false testimony against your neighbor You shall not covet Deuteronomy 6:20-25: “When your son asks you in time to come, ‘What is the meaning of the testimonies and the statutes and the rules that […]
Download Audio Download Text First Peter No. 25 “A Christian Government” 1 Peter 5:1-5 May 20, 2018 The Rev. Dr. Robert S. Rayburn Text Comment v.1 The ESV somewhat understates the “therefore” that begins v. 1. But still the “So” does indicate that what Peter now says is related in some […]
Download Audio Download Text “Our Part in the Story” Matthew 28:16-20; Acts 1:6-8 Pentecost, May 20, 2018 The Rev. Dr. Robert S. Rayburn Some years ago, I decided that Pentecost was too significant a moment in the ecclesiastical calendar, in what is called “The Christian Year,” not to devote a sermon to […]
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Download Audio Download Text First Peter No. 24 “The Difficulty of Salvation” 1 Peter 4:12-19 May 13, 2018 The Rev. Dr. Robert S. Rayburn One of the features of Holy Scripture that no honest reader can fail to observe is its terrible seriousness. It is a book of almost unrelenting seriousness. It is […]
Download Audio Download Text “Sincerely Serious about God” The Ten Commandments Series, No. 4 Exodus 20:1-7 May 13, 2018 The Rev. Dr. Robert S. Rayburn Text Comment v.7 The question is asked: why does this commandment, in particular, have attached to it such a warning. Most of most of the other commandments […]
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Download Discussion (revised 5/10/2018) Mothers’ Encouragement Group May 10, 2018 Plant Them and Let Them Grow #11 You Shall Not Steal The Word of God, the Ten Commandments, the contract/covenant between us and our God by which we need to be living is the soil in which we plant our children—the guide by […]
Download Audio Download Text “How God’s People Prevail in Dark Times” 1 Samuel 1:1-2:11 May 6, 2018 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti We’ll be looking at First Samuel this morning. As I thought about what to look at today, as well as what to look at for the four weeks in June […]
Download Audio Download Text “Living with the Right Focus and Measures” 2 Corinthians 10:12-18 May 6, 2018 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pr. Steven Nicoletti I’m picking up once more with my series on Second Corinthians tonight. I preached from Hebrews back in March and so it’s been seven months since we last looked […]