Yearly Archives: 2019


Christmas in the Shadow of the Cross, Matthew 2:13-23

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “Christmas in the Shadow of the Cross” Matthew 2:13-23 December 29, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   This morning is the first Sunday in Christmas. The four weeks before Christmas are the season of Advent – a season of preparation and focus on […]


The Advents of Christ and the Call of God, Genesis 3:6-21; Mark 1:1-15; Revelation 3:14-22

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “The Advents of Christ and the Call of God” Genesis 3:6-21; Mark 1:1-15; Revelation 3:14-22 December 22, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   We continue our Advent series this morning. We have considered how the advents of Christ relate to the humility of […]


The Advents of Christ and the Comfort of God, Genesis 3:6-24; Luke 1:39-45; Isaiah 25:6-9

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “The Advents of Christ and the Comfort of God” Genesis 3:6-24; Luke 1:39-45; Isaiah 25:6-9 December 15, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Sermon Pr. Nicoletti   We continue our Advent series this morning. On the first Sunday of Advent we considered the advents of Christ and the […]


The Advents of Christ and the Power of God, Psalm 2; Luke 1:26-33; Revelation 19:11-16

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “The Advents of Christ and the Power of God” Psalm 2; Luke 1:26-33; Revelation 19:11-16 December 8, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   We continue our Advent series this morning. Last Lord’s Day we considered “The Advents of Christ and the Humility of God.” […]


The Rev. Dr. Christopher Bechtel – Speaking of Love (The Installation of Rev. Nathaniel Gutierrez)

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text Speaking of Love Romans 8:31-39 The Rev. Dr. Christopher Bechtel Dec 1, 2019 Our text is Romans 8:31-39, but we’re going to read the whole chapter. Dietrich Bonhoeffer says in his little book Life Together that reading long sections of Scripture is one way for us to embody […]


The Advents of Christ and the Humility of God, Genesis 3:1-6; Psalm 8; Philippians 2:1-11

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “The Advents of Christ and the Humility of God” Genesis 3:1-6; Psalm 8; Philippians 2:1-11 December 1, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   We will be taking a break from the Gospel of John and will have a seasonal series for the next […]


Studies in the Trinity, Pt. 1

Mike Pfefferle starts a new adult Sunday School class, “Studies in the Trinity.” You might think that you only need to know about the Trinity when “those people” ring your doorbell. J.I. Packer would disagree; he writes in Knowing God that “the heart of the Christian faith in God is the revealed mystery of the […]


Christian Education & Growing Solid, Rooted Christians, Psalm 1:1-6

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “Christian Education & Growing Solid, Rooted Christians” November 17, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pr. Nicoletti   This evening, as we think about the role of Christian education in the life of the Church, we will be looking together at Psalm 1.   Please do […]


2019 Covenant High School Service

Video: Covenant High School Principal David Miller gave some remarks before Pastor Steven Nicoletti preached on Christian Education during our 2019 CHS Service on Sunday evening, November 17.   Audio:     Principal David Miller – Remarks on Christian Education. Download Audio   Pastor Steven Nicoletti – Christian Education & Growing Solid, Rooted Christians Download […]


Conduits of the Holy Spirit, John 7:37-39

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “Conduits of the Holy Spirit” John 7:37-39 November 17, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   Our Scripture reading this morning is from the Gospel of John, chapter seven, verses thirty-seven through thirty-nine.   In the first portion of John chapter seven we read […]


Appearances vs Right Judgment; Death vs Life, John 7:14-24

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “Appearances vs Right Judgment; Death vs Life” John 7:14-24 November 3, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   Our Scripture reading this morning is from the Gospel of John, chapter seven, verses fourteen through twenty-four.   Jesus is teaching in the temple at the […]


Abigail, 1 Samuel 25

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “Abigail” 1 Samuel 25 October 27, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pr. Nicoletti   Our text this evening is from First Samuel, chapter twenty-five. It is a rather long chapter, but it tells us one story, and so we will take it as a whole. […]


Aiming Too Low, John 6:24-35

 Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “Aiming too Low” John 6:24-35 September 29, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   Our Scripture reading this morning is from The Gospel of John, chapter six, verses twenty-four through thirty-five. Jesus has miraculously fed five thousand people. Those he had fed tried […]


Storms and Signs, John 6:14-25

 Video:  Audio: Download Audio Download Text “Aiming too Low” John 6:24-35 September 29, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pr. Nicoletti   Our Scripture reading this morning is from The Gospel of John, chapter six, verses twenty-four through thirty-five. Jesus has miraculously fed five thousand people. Those he had fed tried to make […]


The Sword of Goliath: Plunder, Temptation, Provision, and Equipping, 1 Samuel 21:8-9

 Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text   “The Sword of Goliath: Plunder, Temptation, Provision, and Equipping” 1 Samuel 21:8-9 September 15, 2019 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pr. Nicoletti   Last Lord’s Day evening we looked at chapters twenty-one and twenty-two of First Samuel.   This evening we are going to focus […]