Rev Frank’s May 3, 2014 sermon

THE VOICE OF JESUS May 10, 2014 Westmount Park United Church   In Jesus’ time, sheep folds often housed flocks belonging to several shepherds which would all be together at night, and then in the daytime each shepherd would gather together his own animals and lead them out into the pasture lands. Sheep would learn

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Readings for May 10, 2014

John 10: 1-10 Jesus said, “Very truly, I tell you, anyone who does not enter the sheepfold by the gate but climbs in by another way is a thief and a bandit. The one who enters by the gate is the shepherd of the sheep. The gatekeeper opens the gate for him, and the sheep

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Rev Frank’s May 3, 2014 sermon

“I WAS A STRANGER AND YOU WELCOMED ME” Matthew 25:35 May 3, 2014 Westmount Park United Church Two people were travelling along the road from Jerusalem to Emmaus on the first Easter day when a stranger overtook them and they fell into conversation with him. Cleopas and his companion were astonished that this man was

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Scripture Readings for May 3, 2014

Acts 2: 14 & 36 41 Peter, standing with the eleven, raised his voice and addressed the crowd, “Let the entire house of Israel know with certainty that God has made him both Lord and Messiah, this Jesus whom you crucified.” Now when they heard this, they were cut to the heart and said to

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Rev Frank’s April 26, 2014 sermon

“NEW BIRTH INTO LIVING HOPE” I Peter 1:3 April 26, 2014 Westmount Park United Church In our reading from the Book of Acts Peter accuses his fellow Israelites of doing a terrible and tragic thing. He denounces them for conspiring to kill Jesus of Nazareth by handing him over to the Romans to be crucified.

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Readings for April 26, 2014

John 20: 19 31 It was late that Sunday evening, and the disciples were gathered together behind locked doors, because they were afraid of the Jewish authorities. Then Jesus came and stood among them. “Peace be with you,” he said. After saying this, he showed them his hands and his side. The disciples were filled

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Rev Frank’s April 19, 2014 sermon

“DO NOT BE AFRAID” Matthew 28:10 April 19, 2014 Westmount Park United Church   All of Jesus’ disciples had good reason to be afraid. Their close friend and leader had been arrested and cruelly executed, and there was no telling who might be next. It was out of fear that the men had all fled

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Readings for April 19, 2014

 Matthew 28: 1‑10 After the Sabbath, as Sunday morning was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. Suddenly there was a violent earthquake; an angel of the Lord came down from heaven, rolled the stone away, and sat on it. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothes were

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Rev Frank’s April 18, 2014 sermon

CHILDHOOD MEMORIES April 18, 2014 Good Friday Westmount Park United Church   I grew up in a family that went to church every Sunday morning. Actually we would all go to Sunday School because while the adults worshipped upstairs in the sanctuary the children were downstairs in the basement, and my parents were Sunday School

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Readings for April 18, 2014

Isaiah 53: 4 12 Surely he has borne our infirmities and carried our diseases; yet we accounted him stricken, struck down by God, and afflicted. But he was wounded for our transgressions, crushed for our iniquities; upon him was the punishment that made us whole, and by his bruises we are healed. All we like

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