Rev Frank’s Jan 25, 2014 sermon

PAUL’S FIRST LETTER TO THE CORINTHIANS Part II OVERCOMING DIVISIONS January 25, 2014 Westmount Park United Church A week ago we began a series of six readings from the opening chapters of Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians. I said last week that where Paul begins is of vital significance because he starts his letter

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Readings for January 25, 2014

Isaiah 9: 1‑4 The land of the tribes of Zebulun and Naphtali was once disgraced, but the future will bring honour to this region, from the Mediterranean eastward to the land on the other side of the Jordan, and even to Galilee itself, where the foreigners live. The people who walked in darkness have seen

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Rev Frank’s Jan 18, 2014 Sermon

PAUL’S FIRST LETTER TO THE CORINTHIANS Part I I Corinthians 1: 1‑9 THE GRACE OF GOD January 18, 2014 Westmount Park United Church The southern part of Greece is a large peninsula separated from the rest of the country by a narrow isthmus. Near that isthmus, at the northern end of the southern peninsula of

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Readings for January 18, 2014

Isaiah 49: 1‑7 Listen to me, distant nations, you people who live far away! Before I was born, the Lord chose me and appointed me to be his servant. He made my words as sharp as a sword. With his own hand he protected me. He made me like an arrow, sharp and ready for

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Rev Frank’s Jan 11, 2014 Sermon

THE IMITATION OF CHRIST January 11, 2013 Westmount Park United Church Early in the fifteenth century a German monk named Thomas a Kempis wrote a book called “The Imitation of Christ.” That work has stood for centuries as a text book for Christian devotion and Christian living. As the title suggests it counsels how one

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Readings for January 11, 2014

Isaiah 42: 1-9 Here is my servant, whom I uphold, my chosen, in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit upon him; he will bring forth justice to the nations. He will not cry or lift up his voice, or make it heard in the street; a bruised reed he will not break,

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Rev Frank’s Jan 4, 2014 Sermon

THINKING OUTSIDE THE BOX January 4, 2014 Westmount Park United Church   In the early years of the Christian Church there was a great debate between the missionary apostle Paul and the leaders of the Jerusalem church, who were Peter and Jesus’ brother James. It was a hard fought debate but in the end the

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Readings for January 4, 2014

Isaiah 60: 1‑6 Arise, Jerusalem, and shine like the sun; The glory of the Lord is shining on you! Other nations will be covered by darkness, But on you the light of the Lord will shine; The brightness of his presence will be with you. Nations will be drawn to your light, And kings to

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