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Biblical Sexuality Sermon Sunday on January 16, 2022

Biblical Sexuality and the Call for a Bold Response (Genesis 1-2; Romans 1)

I mentioned what others have said about Biblical Sexuality Sermon Sunday in a previous post. The church leadership thought it was important to address the issue of biblical sexuality not only for the cultural moment that Canada is facing at the moment, but also because of the matters we are dealing with in our own denomination, the Presbyterian Church in America. In 2006, a case regarding the clash between sexual and religious freedom came before the 9th U.S. Circuit Court…

Love That Will Not Let Me Go

When people search for a marriage partner they often begin with superficial motives. We see an example of this in the book of Esther. When Queen Vashti refused to entertain King Ahasuerus and his guests at a party, he set up a beauty contest in order to select his new queen. Modern society tries to be a bit more sophisticated, but much of the superficiality remains. A potential spouse usually has to pass an appearance test before going through a…

“The Grace of Giving” (2 Corinthians 8:1-15)

The Grace of Giving 2 Corinthians 8:1-15   Tonight we are learning about Christian giving. The grace of financial giving. There is only one other topic that could be preached that so directly strikes at our Old Man and fleshly sensibilities: overeating and obesity.   We are going to examine what the Word of God says in 2 Corinthians 8.   There are obvious pitfalls associated with the sharing of our finances. Giving unto God financially can be a reflection…