Scarred For Life https://soundcloud.com/emsworthup/april-12-2015-11-17-16-amNOTE: Sermons are aural events; they are meant to be heard, not read. The text below — which was not delivered exactly as written — may include errors not limited to spelling, grammar and punctuation of which the listener might be unaware and with which the preacher is unconcerned. John 20:19-31 19When it was evening…

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Neither/Nor. Both/And https://soundcloud.com/emsworthup/april-5-2015-11-19-04-am NOTE: Sermons are aural events; they are meant to be heard, not read. The text below — which was not delivered exactly as written — may include errors not limited to spelling, grammar and punctuation of which the listener might be unaware and with which the preacher is unconcerned. John 20:1-18                                    Early on…

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Solemn Reproaches From The Cross  Exodus by Marc Chagall O my people, O my church, what have I done to you, or in what have I offended you? Answer me. I led you forth from the land of Egypt and delivered you by the waters of baptism, but you have prepared a cross for your…

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Divine Politics https://soundcloud.com/emsworthup/march-29-2015-11-24-18-am NOTE: Sermons are aural events; they are meant to be heard, not read. The text below — which was not delivered exactly as written — may include errors not limited to spelling, grammar and punctuation of which the listener might be unaware and with which the preacher is unconcerned.The sermon on Palm Sunday was cut…

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Going to the Other Side Guest Preacher:  Reverend Sharon Stewart Isaiah 43:14-21 God’s Mercy and Israel’s Unfaithfulness 14  This is what the Lord says—     your Redeemer, the Holy One of Israel: “For your sake I will send to Babylon     and bring down as fugitives all the Babylonians,     in the ships in which they took pride.…

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 A Forgetful, Forgiving God Guest Preacher:  Ruling Elder Keith Mihelcic Exodus 20:1-17 Then God spoke all these words: I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; you shall have no other gods before me. You shall not make for yourself an idol,…

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How Jesus Ruins Everything https://soundcloud.com/emsworthup/march-1-2015-11-25-05-am NOTE: Sermons are aural events; they are meant to be heard, not read. The text below — which was not delivered exactly as written — may include errors not limited to spelling, grammar and punctuation of which the listener might be unaware and with which the preacher is unconcerned (h/t: Rev. Slim Wilson)…

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Wednesday Evenings During Lent February 25, March 4, 11, 18, 25 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon Come and gather with our brothers and sisters at Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon for an evening of dinner, worship and study.   The topic of our study during Lent will be, “The…

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A Dust-Filled Faith https://soundcloud.com/emsworthup/february-22-2015-11-20-36-am NOTE: Sermons are aural events; they are meant to be heard, not read. The text below — which was not delivered exactly as written — may include errors not limited to spelling, grammar and punctuation of which the listener might be unaware and with which the preacher is unconcerned (h/t: Rev. Slim Wilson) Mark…

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Fat (Shrove) Tuesday Tonight, we’ll be enjoying pancakes and bacon here at Emsworth U.P. Church with our friends from Community Presbyterian Church of Ben Avon.  Stop by at 6 p.m. and enjoy the fun as we celebrate the last night before Lent begins tomorrow on Ash Wednesday. Ash Wednesday Tomorrow, we will gather for an…

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