Author Archives : Rev. Steven Nicoletti


The Ascension and Session of Christ, Our Prophet, Priest, and King, Acts 1:1-11 and Ephesians 1:15-23

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio   Text: Download Text “The Ascension & Session of Christ, Our Prophet, Priest, and King” Acts 1:1-11 & Ephesians 1:15-23 May 16, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti     It is Ascension Sunday this morning – the Sunday on which we remember Christ’s ascension to […]


Biblical Justice, Micah 1:1-2:13

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Biblical Justice: Part 1” Micah 1-2 Pt 2 May 2, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti We return tonight to the first cycle of the Book of Micah, found in Micah chapters one and two. Last week we looked at this same passage, but […]


Loving Jesus and His Sheep, John 21:15-19

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Loving Jesus and His Sheep” John 21:15-19 April 25, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We come this morning to John 21:15-19. We are in the epilogue of John’s gospel. Jesus has died, and he has risen. And after his initial appearances to his […]


Wind vs Word, Micah 1:1-2:3

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Wind vs Word” Micah 1-2 Pt 1 April 25, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti We are starting a new evening series tonight in the Book of Micah. We are at something of a breaking point in Second Samuel, after the initial resolution of […]


Believing Thomas, John 20:24-31

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Believing Thomas” John 20:24-31 April 18, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We come this morning to John 20:24-31. Jesus has been crucified. Jesus has died, and been buried. And then on Sunday morning the tomb was found empty, and Jesus, risen from the […]


Readings from the Church Fathers

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Following an FPC tradition, Pastor Nicoletti reads three Easter sermons from great Christians throughout history, having the congregation guess the author of each one. CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892


Jesus, Dead and Buried, John 19:38-42

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Jesus, Dead and Buried” John 19:38-42 March 28, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We come this morning to John 19:38-42. Jesus has been crucified. Jesus has died, and his death has been confirmed by the Roman soldiers. And now Jesus, dead, is buried. […]


The Confession of St. Patrick, Hebrews 12:1-2

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “The Confession of St. Patrick” March 21, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti Introduction: Our starting point this evening is Hebrews 12:1-2. Please listen carefully, for this is God’s word for us this evening: “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud […]


The Church & the Cross, John 19:23-37

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “The Church & the Cross” John 19:23-37 March 21, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We return this morning to John 19:23-37. Last Lord’s Day we looked at this passage and considered the relationship between the cross and our individual guilt. This morning we […]


Guilt & the Cross, John 19:23-37

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Guilt and the Cross” John 19:23-37 March 14, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We continue, this morning, in the Gospel of John, and his account of the crucifixion and death of Jesus. Please do listen carefully, for this is God’s word for us […]


The King on the Cross, John 19:16b-22

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Shame, Cross, and King” John 19:16b-23a March 7, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We come this morning to the crucifixion of Jesus. Please do listen carefully, for this is God’s word for us this morning. 19:16b So they took Jesus, 17 and he […]


Clashing Kingdoms, John 19:1-16a

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Clashing Kingdoms” John 19:1-16a February 28, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti This morning we come to the second portion of Jesus’s trial before Pontius Pilate. Three weeks ago we read of Jesus’s trial before the Jewish chief priests. Then the chief priests brought […]


Contrasting Kingdoms, John 18:28-40

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Contrasting Kingdoms” John 18:28-40 February 21, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti This morning we come to the first portion of Jesus’s trial before Pontius Pilate. Jesus has been tried – in a fundamentally unjust trial – by the Jewish leaders. And now, in […]


When God Looks Weak, John 18:1-12

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “When God Looks Weak” John 18:1-12 January 31, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We come this morning to John 18:1-12, the arrest of Jesus. Please do listen carefully, for this is God’s word for us this morning. 18:1 When Jesus had spoken these […]


The Need for Both Law and Grace in Protecting the Unborn, Exodus 20:13

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “The Need for Both Law & Grace in Protecting the Unborn” Exodus 20:13 January 24, 2021 (Sanctity of Human Life Sunday) Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti WHY ARE CHRISTIANS SO PASSIONATE ABOUT PROTECTING THE UNBORN? It is Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. We have […]


Trinitarian Salvation, Trinitarian Mission, John 17:6-19

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Trinitarian Salvation, Trinitarian Mission, Trinitarian Ownership” John 17:6-19 January 17, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We come again to the Gospel of John, and to the second section of Jesus’s prayer to God the Father immediately before his arrest. With that in mind, […]


What Is the Goal? – John 17:1-5

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “What Is the Goal?” John 17:1-5 January 3, 2021 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti This morning we return to the Gospel of John. Our plan is to continue in John from now through the seasons of Lent and Easter and then to come to […]


Responding to the Heavenly Proclamation, Luke 2:1-21

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Responding to the Heavenly Proclamation” Luke 2:1-21 December 20, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti Our focus this evening will be Luke, chapter two, verses eight through twenty. But to give us the larger context, we will begin with verse one. Please do listen carefully, […]


Advent as Warfare: Fools for Christ in Spiritual Battle, Matthew 1:18-25

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Advent as Warfare: Fools for Christ in Spiritual Battle” Matthew 1:18-25 December 20, 2020 (Fourth Sunday of Advent) Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti   Our text this morning is from the Gospel of Matthew, chapter one, verses eighteen through twenty-five. Please do listen carefully, for […]


Advent as Warfare: The Wartime Virtue of Patience, 1 Timothy 1:15-17, 2 Peter 3:8-0a, James 5:7-11, Ephesians 4:1-3, Luke 8:4-15

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Advent as Warfare: The Wartime Virtue of Patience” 1 Timothy 1:15-17, 2 Peter 3:8-10a, James 5:7-11, Ephesians 4:1-3, Luke 8:4-15 December 13, 2020 (Third Sunday of Advent) Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We have five texts of Scripture we will consider this morning. I’ll read […]


Advent as Warfare: A Battle of Ages, Matthew 3, Mark 1:14-15, and Galatians 1:1-5

Video  Audio   Download Audio Download Text “Advent as Warfare: A War of Ages” Matthew 3, Mark 1:14-15, Galatians 1:1-5 December 6, 2020 (Second Sunday of Advent) Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We have three texts to consider this morning: – Matthew 3 – Mark 1:14-15 – Galatians 1:1-5 And as […]


Advent as Warfare: Three Entities on the Battlefield, Ephesians 2

Video  Audio   Download Audio Download Text “Advent as Warfare: Three Entities on the Battlefield” Ephesians 2 November 29, 2020 (First Sunday of Advent) Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti Our text this morning is Ephesians chapter two. Please do listen carefully, for this is God’s word for us this morning. 2:1And […]


Faith, Wisdom, Learning, and Getting to the Right Party, Proverbs 9

Video Audio   Download Audio Download Text “Faith, Wisdom, Learning, and Getting to the Right Party” Proverbs 9 November 15, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti As Christians, when we speak about the education of our children, we are talking about the acquiring of knowledge and we are talking about the acquiring […]


2020 Covenant High School Service

Video  Audio   David Miller – Covenant High School Report Download Audio   Hannah Scott – Encomium of Monica Download Audio   The Rev. Steven Nicoletti – “Faith, Wisdom, Learning, and Getting to the Right Party” from Proverbs 9 Download Audio   Text coming soon   CCLI Copyright License 751114; CCLI Streaming License CSPL116892