Sermon Podcasts Archive

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2017 

 

Sermon Title  Readings 
 Oct 15 - “Don't Settle For Second Best” 

 1: Psalm 106:1–6,19–23

 2: Philippians 1:3-11

 Oct 8 - “Test Yourselves”

 1: Psalm 19

 2: 2 Cor 13:5-13

 May 14 - "Untitled"

 1: Acts 7:55-60

 2: John 14:1–14

 May 7 - "Remember Me" (Rev. Bruce Archibald)

 OT: Isaiah 42:1-9

 NT: Luke 22:14-26

 April 30 - “Burning Bushes & Excuses” (Deacon Marjory Fritz)

 1: Jeremiah 1:4– 10a

 2: Acts 7:17-29

 3: Exodus 3:1–10

 April 23 - “Whom Do You Believe?”

 1: Acts 2:14a, 22–32 

 2: John 20: 19-31

 April 16 - “So What? Now What?”

 OT: Jeremiah 31:1–6

 NT: Matthew 28:1–10

 Apil 9 - "The Work of Peace"

 OT: Psalm 118:1–2, 19-29

 NT: Matthew 21:1–11

 April 2 - "Encounters with Jesus: Lazarus"

 OT: Ezekiel 37:1–14

 NT: John 11:1–45

 March 26 - "Encounters with Jesus: A Man Born Blind"

 OT: 1 Samuel 16:1-13

 NT: John 9: 1 – 41

 March 19 - "Encounters with Jesus: The Woman at the Well"

 OT: Exodus 17:1–7

 NT: John 4:5–42

 March 12 - "Encounters With Jesus: Nicodemus"

 OT: Genesis 12: 1-4a

 NT: John 3: 1-17

 March 5 - "Encounters With Jesus: Satan"

 OT: Genesis 2:15-17;3:1-7

 NT: Matthew 4:1-11

 February 26 - "Hiking the Mountain"

 OT: Exodus 24:12-18

 NT: Matthew 17:1-9

 February 19 - Sermon for Feb 19

 OT: Leviticus 19:1–2, 9–18

 NT: Matthew 5:38–48

 February 12 - "First: Be Reconciled"

 OT: Deut. 30:15-20

 NT: Matthew 5: 21–37

 February 5 - Untitled

 OT: Isaiah 58:1-12

 NT: Matthew 5:13–20

 January 29 - "Walking the Walk in a Divided Nation" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Micah 6:1–8

 NT: Matthew 5:1–12

 January 22 - Untitled

 OT: Isaiah 9: 1 – 4

 NT: Matthew 4: 12 – 23

 January 15 - Untitled

 OT: Isaiah 49: 1 – 7

 NT: John 1: 29 – 42

 January 8 - "Searching in the Mystery"

 OT: Isaiah 60:1–9

 NT: Matthew 2:1–12

 January 1 - "Untitled"                                                      

 OT: Isaiah 63: 7 – 9 

 NT: Matthew 2: 13 – 23  

 



2016 

 

  Special Ash Wednesday 2016 Meditation: “Living As If The Lord Is Coming”


Sermon Title  Readings 

 December 25 - "Practicing Love"

(The reading of the book "Love Matters Most" by Mij Kelly and Gerry Turley has been edited out of this podcast in accordance

with copyright law.) 

 OT: Psalm 96

 NT: Luke 2:1–14

 December 18 - (special Christmas Pageant; no sermon this week)

 

 Dec. 11 - "Called To be A Powerful People"

 OT: Isaiah 35:1–10

 NT: Matthew 11:2–11

 Dec. 4 - "What Is My Purpose?"

 OT: Isaiah 11:1–10

 NT: Matthew 3:1–12

  Nov. 27 - "Preparing for the Kingdom of Heaven"

 OT: Isaiah 2:1-5

 NT: Matthew 24:36-44

  Nov. 20 - "Among the Gathered"

 NT: Colossians 1:11–20

 OT: Jeremiah 23:1–6

  Nov. 13 - "What Is Next?"

 OT: Isaiah 65:17–25

 NT: Luke 21:5–19

 Nov. 6 - "Looking Ahead, Looking Back"

 OT: Haggai 1:15b–2:9

 NT: Luke 20:27–38

  Oct. 30 - "With Whom Shall We Eat?"

 OT: Habakkuk 1:1–4; 2: 1–4

 NT: Luke 19:1–10

  Oct. 23 - "A Quiet Witness"

 OT: Joel 2:23–32

 NT: Luke 18:9–14

  Oct. 16 - ""

 OT: Jeremiah 31:27–34

 NT: Luke 18:1–8

 Oct. 9 - "Who Shall BeThankful?"

 OT: Jeremiah 29:1, 4–7

 NT: Luke 17:11–19

 Oct. 2 - "A Place For Us All" (World Communion Day)

 OT: Lamentations 3:19-26

 NT: Luke 17:5-10

 Sept. 25 - "Open the Gate!" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: 1 Timothy 6: 6–19

 NT: Luke 16: 19–31

 Sept 18 - "Plan B" (Elder Marie Edwards)

 OT: Psalm 79: 1–9

 NT: Luke 16: 1–13

 Sept. 11 - "Not Guilty!" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Psalm 51: 1–10

 NT: 1 Timothy 1: 12–17

 Sept. 4 - “Jesus Changes Lives” (Rev. Rami Al Maqdasi)

 1st Reading: 2 Cor 5:16–19

 Gospel: Luke 19:1–10

 August 28 - “Come to the Feast!” (Gladys Gifford, ALP)

 1st Reading: Heb 12:1–2

 Gospel: Luke 14:1, 15–24

 August 21 - "Faith in Action" (Elder Dave Matson, from Wayside Presbyterian in Hamburg, NY)

 OT: Jeremiah 1: 4–10

 NT: Hebrews 11: 29–12: 2

 August 14 - "Interpreting the Present Time" (Rev. Dr. Heather McDivitt)

 OT: Ecclesiastes 3: 1–14

 NT: Luke 12: 49-56

 August 7 - "One Nation, Under God" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Psalms 33: 12–22

 NT: Hebrews 11:1-3, 8–16

 July 31 - "Enough" (Rev. Cathy Rieley-Goddard)

 OT: Hosea 11: 1–11

 NT: Luke 12: 13–21

 July 24 - "Faithful Servants"

 OT: Psalm 85

 NT: Colossians 2: 6–15

 July 17 - "The Non-anxious Presence"

 OT: Amos 8: 1– 12

 NT: Luke 10: 38 – 42

 July 10 - "The Jericho Road"

 OT: Deuteronomy 30: 9 – 14

 NT: Luke 10:25-37

 July 3 - "We Are Presbyterians" (Rev. Bob Sillars, current WNY Presbytery Moderator)

 OT: Joshua 22:3–5

 NT: 1 Corinthians 12:4–7, 11–14

 June 26 - "I Will Follow"

 OT: 2 Kings 2:1–2, 6–14

 NT: Luke 9: 51–62

 June 19 - "Bring Them Up" (Father's Day; Elder John Daily)

 OT: Proverbs 22: 1 – 6

 NT:  Ephesians 5: 1-2, 8-14; 6:1–4

 June 12 - "Grace and Peace"

 OT: Psalm 5

 NT:  Luke 7: 36 - 8:3

 June 5 - "Where's Your Zeal?" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Psalm 119: 129–144

 NT: Galatians 1:11-24

 May 29 - “The Exemplary Centurion”

 OT: 1 Kings 18:20–21; 30–39

 NT:  Luke 7: 1 – 10

 May 22 - (Youth Day; no sermon)

 

 May 15 - “The Power of the Paraclete”

 OT: Psalm 104:24–34; 35b

 NT:  John 14:8–17; 25–27

 May 8 - "Come, Lord Jesus"

 OT: Psalm 97

 NT:  Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17; 20-21

 May 1 - “Get Up and Walk”

 OT: Psalm 67

 NT:  John 5: 1 – 9

 April 24 - "A New Thing"

 OT: Psalm 148

 NT:  Revelation 21:1–6

 April 17 - “The Good Shepherd”  OT: Psalm 23

 NT: John 10: 22 – 30

 April 10 - "Facing Persecution: Growth" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Psalms 118: 1–24

 NT: Acts 9: 1 – 20

 April 3 - "Facing Persecution: Strength" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Psalms 30

 NT: Acts 5:27–32

 March 27 - “The Lord of All” (Easter Sunday)

 OT: Isaiah 65:17–25

 NT: Acts 10:34–43

 March 20 - “Practicing the Presence of God: Humility”

    (Companion chart: Distinguishing True Humility)

 OT: Psalm 118:1–2, 19–29

 NT: Philippians 2:1–13

 March 13 - “Practicing the Presence of God: Generosity & Hospitality” (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Isaiah 43:16-21

 NT: John 12:1-8

 March 6 - "Practicing the Presence of God:  Forgiveness"

 OT: Joshua 5:9–12

 NT: Luke 15:1–3, 11b–32

 February 28 - "Practicing the Presence of God:  Sin"

  (Companion video: "I have a confession to make" by The Skit Guys)

 OT: Isaiah 55: 1 – 9

 NT: 1 Corinthians 10:1-13

 February 21 - "Practicing the Presence of God:  Imitators"

 OT: Genesis 15: 1–12, 17–18

 NT: Philippians 3:17-21; 4:1

 February 14 - "Practicing the Presence of God:  Trust"

 OT: Deuteronomy 26:  1 – 11

 NT: Luke 4: 1 – 13

 February 7 - "The Veil"

 OT: Exodus 34:  29 – 35

 NT: Luke 9:  28 – 36

 January 31 - “Designed With A Purpose” (Elder John Daily) 

 OT: Jeremiah 1:  4 – 10 

 NT: Luke 4:  21 – 30

  January 24 - “We Are One Body”  OT: Nehemiah 8: 1-3, 5 – 6, 8–10

 NT: I Corinthians 12:  12 – 31a

  January 17 - “A Life of Abundance”  OT: Isaiah 62:1-5

 NT: John 2: 1-11

  January 10 - “The Lord Delights”

 OT: Isaiah 43: 1 – 7

 NT: Luke 3: 15–17, 21–22

  January 3 - “A Different Direction”

 OT: Isaiah 60: 1 – 6

 NT: Matthew 2: 1 – 12

 

2015


  Special Ash Wednesday 2015 Meditation: "Grace In Vain"


Sermon Title Readings
 December 27 - “The Reason for the Season” (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Psalms 148

 NT: Colossians 3:  12–17

 December 20 - (special Christmas Pageant; no sermon this week)

 

 December 13 - “So What Then...?”

 OT: Zephaniah 3:  14-20

 NT: Luke 3:  7 – 18

 December 6 - “Prepare the Way of the Lord”

 OT: Malachi 3:1-4

 NT: Luke 3:1-6

 November 29 - “Let Us Give Thanks”

 OT: Joel 2:  21-27

 NT: Matthew 6:  24-34

 November 22 - "Scriptural Stewardship" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Psalm 24

 NT: Acts 2:  36-47

 November 15 - “Pour Out Your Soul”

 OT: 1 Samuel 1:  4-20

 NT: Hebrews 10:11-14, 19-25

 November 8 - “Giving Out of Poverty”

 OT: Ruth 3:1 – 5,  4:13-17

 NT: Mark 12:  38-44

 November 1 - “A Day of Remembrance”

 OT: Wisdom of Solomon 3:1 – 9

 NT: John 11:  32 –  44

 October 25 - “The Word of the Lord” (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Psalms 119:1 – 16

 NT: 2 Timothy 3:1–16, 4:1–4

 October 18 - “The Heart of a Servant”

 OT: Job 38:  1-7, 34 – 41

 NT: Mark 10:  35-45

 October 11 - “The Climb”

 OT: Amos 5:  6-7, 10-15

 NT: Mark 10:17-31

 October 4 - “God's Law vs God's Will” (Elder Marie Edwards)

 OT: Psalm 128

 NT: Mark 10:  2 – 16

 September 27 - “Solidarity”

 OT: Numbers 11: 4-6, 10-16, 24-29

 NT: James 5:13-20

 September 20 - “A Humble Life”

 OT: Jeremiah 11:  18 – 20

 NT: James 3:13-4:3, 7-8a

 September 13 - “Taming The Tongue”

 OT: Isaiah 50:  4 – 9

 NT:  James 3:  1 – 14

 September 6 - “A Generous Heart”

 OT: Proverbs 22: 1-2, 8-9, & 22-23

 NT:  James 2:1-10, 14-17

 August 30 - “Act Like Christians” (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Jeremiah 3:12 – 20, 4:1–2

 NT:  1 John  2:  1 – 17

 August 23 - “The Turning Point” (Outdoor Service)

 OT: Psalm 104

 NT: John 6:  56 – 69

 August 16 - "The Journey"  

 OT: 1 Kings 2:10-12, 3:3-14 

 NT: John 6: 51-58

 August 9 - "The Bread of Life"  

 OT: 2 Sam 18:5-9, 15, 31-33 

 NT: John 6: 35, 41-51

 August 2 - "Angry Eaters" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Exodus 16:2-4, 9-15

 NT: John 6: 24-35

 July 26 - "The Love of God" 

 OT: 2 Samuel 11: 1-15

 NT: Ephesians 3: 14-21

 July 19 - "Come Away With Me" 

 OT: 2 Samuel 7: 1-14a

 NT: Mark 6: 30-34, 53-56

 July 12 - "Anointed With Joy"   OT: 2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19

 NT: Ephesians 1: 3-14

 July 5 - "Finding Freedom" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Deuteronomy 11: 8-21

 NT: Philippians 1: 12-19

 June 28 - "Jesus Wept" 

 OT: 2 Samuel 1:  1-27

 NT: John 11:  32 – 44

 June 21 - "The 5 Stones" (Father's Day)

 OT: 1 Samuel 17:32-49

 NT: Mark 4: 35-41

 June 14 - "26 and Counting..." (Elder Mike Ricketts)

 OT: Ezekiel 17: 22-24

 NT: Mark 4: 26-34

 June 7 - "Divine Kinship"

 OT: 1 Samuel 8: 4-20

 NT: Mark 3: 20-35

 May 31 - "The Holy Trinity"

 OT: Isaiah 6:1-8

 NT: Romans 8: 12-17

 May 24 - "Ruach"

 OT: Ezekial 37: 1-14

 NT: Acts 2: 1-6, 12-21

 May 17  - "The Eye of Our Heart"

 OT: Psalm 47

 NT: Ephesians 1:15-23

 May 10 - "No Greater Love" (Mother's Day)

 OT: Psalm 98

 NT: John 15: 9-17

 May 3 - "Life Begets Life"

 OT: Psalm 22: 25-31

 NT: John 15:1-8

 April 26 - "Noblesse Oblige"

 OT: Psalm 23

 NT: 1 John 3: 16-24

 April 19 - "Soul Food" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Psalm 23

 NT: Luke 24: 36-48

 April 12 - "Scars" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: John 20: 19-31

 NT: Psalm 118

 April 5 - "Easter People" (Easter Sunday)

 OT: Isaiah 25: 1-10a

 NT: Mark 16: 1-8

 March 29 - "The Palms of Our Lives"

 OT: Isaiah 50: 4-9a

 NT: Mark 11: 1-11

 March 22 - "Sour Grapes" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Jeremiah 31:27-34

 NT: John 12:20-36a

 March 15 - "Saving Grace"

 OT: Numbers 21: 4-9

 NT: Ephesians 2: 1-10

 March 8 - "Cleansing the Temple"

 OT: Exodus 20:1-17

 NT: John 2: 13-22

 March 1 - "Absolutely Convinced"

 OT: Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16

 NT: Romans 4:13-25

 Feb 22 - "Lent I: Unconditional Persistent Grace"

 OT: Genesis 9:8-17

 NT: 1 Peter 3:18-22

 Feb 15 - "Mountaintop Experience" 

 OT: 2 Kings 2: 1-12

 NT: Mark 9: 2-9

 Feb 8 - "The Butterfly Effect" (Elder John Daily)

 OT: Isaiah 40: 21-31

 NT: Mark 1: 29-39

 Feb 1 - "Love God, and the Rest Will Follow"

 OT: Deut 18: 15-20

 NT: 1 Cor 8: 1-13

 Jan 25 - "The Game Changer"

 OT: Jonah 3: 1-5, 10

 NT: Mark 1: 14-20

 Jan 18 - "Speak, Lord, For Your Servant Is Listening" 

 OT: 1 Samuel 3: 1-10  

 NT: John 1: 43-51

 Jan 11 - "All The Answers?" (Elder Marie Edwards)

 OT: Psalm 29

 NT: Mark 1: 4-11

 Jan 4 - "New Beginnings"

 OT: Jeremiah 31:7-14

 NT: John 1: 1-5, 9-16


 

2014

 

Sermon Title

Readings

Dec 28 - "Children of God" (Elder John Daily)

OT: Psalm 148

NT: Gal. 4: 4-7

Dec 21 - "Let It Be"

OT: 2 Samuel 7: 1-11, 16

NT: Luke 1: 26-38

Dec 14 - "Let Your Light Shine"

OT: Isaiah 61: 1-11

NT: John 1: 6-8, 19-28

Dec 7 - "Preparing the Way: Peace"

OT: Isaiah 40: 1-11

NT: Mark 1: 1-8

Nov 30 - "Watch" (Elder Mike Ricketts)

OT: Isaiah 64: 1-9

NT: Mark 13: 24-37

Nov 23 - "The Eyes of Christ"

OT: Ezekial 34: 11-16,20-24

NT: Matthew 25: 31-46

Nov 16 - "Fear-Driven Or Faith Driven?"

OT: Zephaniah 1:7, 12-18

NT: Matthew 25: 14-30

Nov 9 - "The Choice Is Yours" - (Podcast unavailable)

OT: Joshua 24: 1-18

NT: Matthew 25: 1-13

Nov 2 - "Laborious"

OT: Joshua 3: 7-17

NT: 1 Thessalonians 2: 9-14

Oct 26 - "Love Makes the World Go 'Round" OT: Leviticus 19: 1,2,15-18

NT: Matthew 22: 34-46

Oct 19 - "Living Our Faith out Loud"

OT: Exodus 33: 12-23

NT: 1 Thessalonians 1: 1-10

Oct 12 - "Food For Thought" (Elder Marie Edwards)

OT: Psalm 106: 1-6, 19-23

NT: Phillippians 4: 1-9

Oct 5 - "The Cornerstone For A New Way Of Living" (Rev. Stephen E. Morse)

OT: Psalm 19

NT: Matthew 21: 33-36

Sept 28 - "Lives Of Gratefulness"

OT: Exodus 17: 1-7

NT: Phillippians 2: 1-13

Sept 21 - "Choose Trust"

OT: Exodus 16:2-15

NT: Philippians 1:20-30

Sept 14 - "How Do We Forgive?"

         (Rev. Nancy Summerlin)

OT:Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21

NT: Matthew 18:21-35

Sept 7 - "Tireless Love"

OT: Ezekiel 33: 1-11

NT: Romans 13: 8-14

August 31 - "God Loves Us, So...Love Each Other!"

OT: Jeremiah 15:15-21

NT: Romans 12: 9-21

August 24 - "Living Lives of Praise"

(Recorded at Ottoway Park)

OT: Job 12: 7-10

NT: Romans 12:1-8

August 17 - "All Are Joyfully Welcomed"

OT: Matthew 15:21-28

NT: Isaiah 56: 1-2, 6-8

August 10 - "Keep Calm and Walk On"

OT: 1 Kings 19: 9-18

NT: Matthew 14: 22-23

August 3 -   "The Power of One"  (Elder John Daily)

OT: Psalm 145: 8-21

NT: Matthew 14: 13-21 

July 27 - "From Bad To Good"

OT: Genesis 29: 15-28

NT: Romans 8: 26-39

July 20 - (Podcast unavailable)

OT: Genesis 28: 10-19a

NT: Romans 8:12-25

July 13 - "A Good Life"

OT: Isaiah 55: 1-13

NT: Romans 8: 8-11

July 6 -       "The Extra Mile" (Elder John Daily)

OT: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-49

NT: Romans 7:13-25

June 29 -    "Holy Amnesia"

OT: Isaiah 65: 17-25

NT: Luke 21: 5-19

June 22 -    "Alive and On Fire"

OT: Jeremiah 20:7-13

NT: Matthew 10: 24-39

June 15 -    "Created To Do God's Will" (Father's Day)

OT: Genesis 1:1 - 2:4a

NT:  2 Corinthians 13: 5-14

June 8 -      "Activated For The Common Good"

OT: Numbers 11: 24-30

NT: 1 Corinthians 12: 3-13

June 1 -      "Becoming Disciples: Ready, Set...Wait!" (Elder John Daily)

OT: Psalm 47

NT: Acts 1: 6-14

May 25 -     "He Abides"

OT: Psalm 66: 8-20

NT: John 14: 15-21

May 18 -     "Reaching Hands"

OT: Psalm 31: 1-5, 15-19

NT: 1 Peter 2: 2-10

May 11 -     "The Toughest Job" (Mother's Day)

OT: Psalm 23

NT: 1 Peter 2: 19-25

May 4 -       "Becoming Disciples: Take Up Your Cross!" (Elder John Daily)

OT: Isaiah 53: 1-12

NT: Luke 9: 18-26

April 27 -     "Pray Ya'll"

OT: Psalm 16

NT: John 20: 19-31

April 20 -     "My Cup Runneth Over" (Easter Sunday)

OT: Jeremiah 31: 1-6

NT: John 20: 1-18

April 13 -     ""Let Us Celebrate"

OT: Psalm 118: 1-4, 19-29

NT: Philippians 2: 1-11

April 6 -       "Livin' Lent: Sin and Repentance"

OT: Ezekiel 37: 1-14

NT: Romans 8: 1-11

March 23 -  "Livin' Lent: Engaging Scripture"

OT: Exodus 17: 3-7

NT: John 4: 5-15

March 16 -   "Livin' Lent: Forgiveness"

OT: Genesis 50: 15-21

NT: Matthew 18: 21-35

March 9 -    "Livin' Lent: Stewardship"

OT: Isaiah 55: 1-5

NT: Matthew 14: 13-21

Feb. 23 -     "Love Anyways and Always"  (Transcription only)

OT: Leviticus 19:1-2, 9-18

NT: Matthew 5:38-48

Feb. 9 -       "Shine Bright" (Transcription only)

OT: Isaiah 58: 1-9a

NT: Matthew 5:13-20

  

 

Special Sermon Podcasts

 

April 17 -    "Let Us Break Bread And Remember" (Maundy Thursday, 2014)

April  11 -    "God's Grace-filled Love" (Steve Stratton)*

April 4 -       "Turn Toward God's Gift of Love" (Deacon Mark Smith)*

March 28 -   God's Everlasting Love: "Three Heartbeats" (Elder John Daily)*

March 23 -  "Meditation for Rev. Dana Vaughn's Installation Service" (Rev. Dr. Arthur D. Webster)

March 21 -   "Meditation: God's Covenantal Love" (Elder Beth Cluchey)*

March 14 -   "Will They Know We Are Christians?" (Elder Mike Ricketts)*

March 7 -     "Agape Love" (Elder Marie Edwards)*

 

 *From the evening Lenten series "Preachers From The Pews"

 

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