Sermons & Teaching

Branches Glorifying God, John 15:1-17

Video  Audio   Download Audio Text Download Text “Branches Glorifying God” John 15:1-12 Pt 1 October 25, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti   We return to the Gospel of John, chapter fifteen – in  the middle of Jesus’s farewell discourse to his disciples.   We will spend two Sundays on […]


Hesed Rejected, 2 Samuel 10

Video Audio   Download Audio Text   Download Text “Hesed Rejected” 2 Samuel 10 October 18, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti   We return again this evening to the Book of Samuel, chapter ten, where we read of David’s deeds as king of God’s people.   Please listen carefully, for this […]


Pursuing Those Who Wander, James 5:19-20

Video  Audio   Download Audio Text   Download Text “Pursuing Those Who Wander” – James 5:19-20 October 11, 2020 –Morning Services Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA                                                               6:00pm Evening Service                               Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez James 5:19-20 My brothers, if anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone brings him back, 20 let him […]


True Wisdom in Gain and Loss, Ruth 4

Video:    Audio:   Download Audio Text: Download Text “True Wisdom in Gain & Loss” Ruth 4 (Part 1) October 11, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti   We will consider the Book of Ruth two more times together – this morning and next Lord’s Day. Both times we will be […]


Hesed Among Other Loves, Ruth 3

Video    Audio   Download Audio   Text Download Text   “Hesed Among Other Loves” Ruth 3 (Part 2) October 4, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti   This morning we turn back to the Book of Ruth, looking at chapter three for a second time.   To give a re-cap: […]


Hesed Given and Recieved, 2 Samuel 9

Video:    Audio:   Download Audio Text: Download Text “Hesed Given & Received” 2 Samuel 9 September 27, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti   We return again this evening to the Book of Samuel.   In Second Samuel chapter five, David is established as the king of all Israel. In […]


Conquering All His and Our Enemies, 2 Samuel 8

Video:   Audio:   Download Audio Text: Download Text “The Ways of God’s Conquering King” 2 Samuel 8 September 20, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti   We return again this evening to the Book of Samuel.   David has been established as the king of all Israel. He is settled into […]


Rest, Refuge, and Wings, Ruth 3

Video:    Audio:   Download Audio Text: Download Text   “Rest, Refuge, and Wings” Ruth 3 (Part 1) September 20, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti   We return this morning to the Book of Ruth.   Two weeks ago we considered Ruth chapter one. Elimelech and Naomi left the Promised […]


‘Happening’ upon Boaz’s Field, Ruth 2

Video:    Audio:   Download Audio Text:   Download Text   “ ‘Happening’ Upon Boaz’s Field ” Ruth 2 September 13, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti   We return this morning to the Book of Ruth.   Last week we heard from chapter one. We met Elimelech and Naomi, who […]


The Covenant, 2 Samuel 7

Video Audio   Download Audio Text Download Text “The Covenant” 2 Samuel 7 September 6, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti   We return again this evening to the Book of Samuel.   David has been established as the king of all Israel. He is settled into Jerusalem. There has been a […]


The Anti-Exodus of an Anti-Israelite and an Anti-Evangelist vs. The Anti-Emptiness of an Anti-Moabitess, Ruth 1

Video   Audio   Download Audio Text Download Text “The Anti-Exodus of an Anti-Israelite and an Anti-Evangelist The Anti-Emptiness of an Anti-Moabitess” Ruth 1 September 6, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti   We begin a new series this morning, on the Book of Ruth. We’re going on a brief hiatus from […]


The Dangers of Spiritual Pride, 2 Samuel 6

Video   Audio   Download Audio Text   Download Text   “The Dangers of Spiritual Pride” 2 Samuel 6 August 30, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti   We return again this evening to the Book of Samuel.   David has been anointed as king of all Israel. He has conquered Jerusalem […]


Peace, Not As The World Gives, John 14:25-31

Video Audio   Download Audio Text   Download Text “Peace, Not as the World Gives” John 14:25-31 August 30, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti   We have been in the Gospel of John for some time now. We have taken breaks for major holidays of the church year, and for last […]


Our Need for a Great King, 2 Samuel 5.

Video  Audio   Download Audio Text   Download Text “Our Need for a Great King” 2 Samuel 5 August 23, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti   We return again this evening to the Book of Samuel.   After years of division between the tribe of Judah and the other tribes […]


Not Orphans, John 14:15-24

Video  Audio   Download Audio Text Download Text “Not Orphans” John 14:15-24 August 23, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti   It is good to be with you all again this morning, and to return with you to John’s Gospel.   We continue in John chapter fourteen, and Jesus’s final discourse […]


The Rev. Peter Williamson – Forgiven/Forgive, Matthew 18:21-35

Video: Audio:   Download Audio The Rev. Peter Williamson, director of Great Commandments Ministries in Tieton, WA and Missions Director at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church in Yakima, brings the Word of the Lord to Christ’s pulpit at Faith Presbyterian Church this evening. Reading from the Parable of the Unforgiving Servant, he explains how Christ’s church […]


Prayer: The Fruit of Faith, James 5:13-18

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Prayer: the Fruit of Faith” – James 5:13-18 August 16, 2020 –Morning Services Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA 8:45am Indoor, 11:00am Outdoor Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez James 5:13-18 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him sing praise. 14 Is anyone among you […]


Mr. David Birnie – Christ’s Clean Clothes, Zechariah 3:1-5

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Mr. David Birnie, newly to become Reformed University Fellowship campus minister at the University of Washington, brings the Word of the Lord to Christ’s pulpit at Faith Presbyterian Church this evening. He preaches from Zechariah 3:1-5, the center of Zechariah’s servant songs, on the heart of the Gospel and being […]


Integrity, James 5:12

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Integrity” – James 5:12 August 9, 2020 –Morning Services Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA 8:45am Indoor, 11:00am Outdoor Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez James 5:12 12 But above all, my brothers, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or by any other oath, but let your “yes” […]


Means and Ends, 2 Samuel 4

Video Audio:   https://faithtacoma.sfo2.cdn.digitaloceanspaces.com/2020/08/fpc-2020-08-02-pm-service.mp3 Download Audio Download Text “Means & Ends” 2 Samuel 4 August 2, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Evening Service Pastor Nicoletti Well, it’s been five months away from Second Samuel. And it’s good to be back with it this evening. To remember where we are in the story, Saul has died […]


The Paraclete, John 14:15-17, 25-27, 15:26-27, 16:6-11

Video      Audio   Download Audio Download Text “The Paraclete” John 14:15-17, 25-27, 15:26-27 16:6-11 August 2, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti THE READING OF THE WORD: We return again this morning to the Gospel of John, where we are still in the midst of Jesus’s final discourse with […]


Doing Greater Works Than Jesus, John 14:12-14

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Greater Works Than Jesus” John 14:12-14 July 26, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti THE READING OF THE WORD: We return again this morning to the Gospel of John, chapter fourteen. Jesus has just spoken to the disciples of his unity with God the […]


The Rev. Jonathan Kiel – The Call of Wisdom, Proverbs 1

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio The Rev. Jonathan Kiel, Minister of Discipleship at Christ Presbyterian Church in Bellingham, brings to Christ’s pulpit today a sermon on Proverbs 1, illustrating how all of us desire a beautiful life but are tempted to follow folly, and how the Lord calls us from our sin to Wisdom […]


Seeing the Father, John 14:8-11

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Seeing the Father” John 14:8-11 July 19, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We return again this morning to the Gospel of John. We will be looking at chapter fourteen. Jesus is still gathered with his disciples (all expect for Judas, who has left […]


The Rev. Nathaniel Thompson – Made in the Image of God, Genesis 1:1-5, 24-2:3

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio The Rev. Nathaniel Thompson, Reformed University Fellowship campus minister at Western Washington University, brings to Christ’s pulpit today a sermon on Genesis 1:1-5, 24-2:3, explaining how God’s foundational design is for human beings to have a relationship with God, with others, and with creation. Previous to the sermon, Rev. […]


Struggling with Patience, James 5:7-12

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Struggling with Patience” – James 5:7-12 July 12, 2020 – Outdoor Morning Services Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA 8:45am, 11:00am Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez James 5:7-12 Be patient, therefore, brothers, until the coming of the Lord. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the […]


Our Present and Future Hope, Psalm 142

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Our Present and Future Hope” – Psalm 142 July 5, 2020 – Indoor/Livestream 6pm Evening Service Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez Psalm 142 A MASKIL OF DAVID, WHEN HE WAS IN THE CAVE. A PRAYER. Psa. 142:1 With my voice I cry out […]


True Patriotism, James 5:1-6

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “True Patriotism” – James 5:1-6 July 5, 2020 – Outdoor Morning Services Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA 8:45am; 11:00am, 1:15am Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez James 5:1-6 Come now, you rich, weep and howl for the miseries that are coming upon you. 2 Your riches have rotted and […]


Retraining Our Hearts, James 4:13-17

Video:  Audio:   Download Audio Download Text Retraining Our Hearts James 4:13-17 June 28, 2020 – Evening Service Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez James 4:13-17 Come now, you who say, “Today or tomorrow we will go into such and such a town and spend a year there and trade and […]


Knowing the Destination; Knowing the Way, John 14:1-7

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Knowing the Destination; Knowing the Way” John 14:1-7 June 28, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We continue this morning in the Gospel of John. Jesus is gathered with his disciples after the Passover meal, speaking with them. Later that night he will be arrested. […]


Morning Devotional – Friday, June 26, 2020

Video: Audio:     Download Audio Here’s the outline for this morning: OPENING PRAYER: O God, come to our assistance, O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now and will be forever. Amen. PSALM: Psalm […]


Who Are You to Judge?, James 4:11-12

Video: Audio:     Download Audio Download Text Who Are You to Judge? James 4:11-12 June 21, 2020 – Evening Service Faith Presbyterian Church, Tacoma, WA Pastor Nathaniel H. Gutiérrez James 4:11-12 Do not speak evil against one another, brothers.[a] The one who speaks against a brother or judges his brother, speaks evil against the […]


Cleansing and Serving, John 13:1-20

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “Cleansing & Serving” John 13:1-20 June 14, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We return again this morning to the Gospel of John. At this point in the gospel Jesus and his disciples are gathered together before the Feast of Passover. The death of Jesus […]


Morning Devotional – Friday, June 12, 2020

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Here’s the outline for this morning: OPENING PRAYER: O God, come to our assistance, O Lord, make haste to help us. Glory to the Father and to the Son and to the Holy Spirit. As it was in the beginning, is now and will be forever. Amen. PSALM: Psalm 23 […]


The Call of Jesus, John 12:44-50

Video: Audio:   Download Audio Download Text “The Call of Jesus” John 12:44-50 June 7, 2020 Faith Presbyterian Church – Morning Service Pastor Nicoletti We return to the Gospel of John this morning – to the last section of chapter twelve. And we are at a turning point of John’s Gospel here. In the first […]