Sermon for October 24, 2021

Jesus and Melchizedek Hebrews 7:23-28   In 2008, it was reported that some activists were striving to reestablish Jewish ritual sacrifices upon the temple mount. An article states:   Plans to rebuild Temple and sacrifice animals for purification, “When the Jewish Temple stood in the Old City of Jerusalem more than 2,000 year ago, animalContinue reading “Sermon for October 24, 2021”

Sermon October 10, 2021

Living with the Living Word Hebrews 4:12-16   The story is told that George Whitfield, the great Eighteenth-Century evangelist, was hounded by a group of detractors who called themselves the “Hellfire Club.” After hearing George Whitfield preach in May 1750, John Thorpe and three friends went to a tavern and began mimicking Whitfield. At Thorpe’sContinue reading “Sermon October 10, 2021”

Sermon for October 3, 2021 -Worldwide Communion Sunday

Gathered Together Hebrews 1:1-4; 2:5-12   Today many churches celebrate Worldwide Communion Sunday. John A. Dalles of the Presbyterian Church tells of its beginnings. He writes in part:   “If you were to turn on to a quiet, tree lined street in the East End of Pittsburgh, and if you were to make your wayContinue reading “Sermon for October 3, 2021 -Worldwide Communion Sunday”