Sermons by Rev. John Tapscott

Sermons by Rev. John Tapscott

OUR HELPER IN CHOOSING

Matthias Chosen to Replace Judas – Acts 1: 12-17;20-26 12 Then the apostles returned to Jerusalem from the hill called the Mount of Olives, a Sabbath day’s walk[c] from the city. 13 When they arrived, they went upstairs to the room where they were staying. Those present were Peter, John, James and Andrew; Philip and Thomas,…

PEACE FOR THE TROUBLED HEART

May 17, 2020 John 14 – selected verses  “Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe[a] in God, believe also in me. 2 In my Father’s house there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?[b] 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself,…

THE GREAT SUSTAINER

Matthew 11:25-30 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 25 At that time Jesus said, “I thank[a] you, Father, Lord of heaven and earth, because you have hidden these things from the wise and the intelligent and have revealed them to infants; 26 yes, Father, for such was your gracious will.[b] 27 All things have been handed over to me by my…

THE CHURCH THAT ENDURES

A brief history of Streetsville United Church. 1 Peter 2:4-10 4 Come to him, a living stone, though rejected by mortals yet chosen and precious in God’s sight, and 5 like living stones, let yourselves be built[a] into a spiritual house, to be a holy priesthood, to offer spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 6 For it…

STRENGTH FOR THE WEARY

Isaiah 40:21-31 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 21 Have you not known? Have you not heard?    Has it not been told you from the beginning?    Have you not understood from the foundations of the earth?22 It is he who sits above the circle of the earth,    and its inhabitants are like…

MINISTRY BEHIND LOCKED DOORS

John 20:19-31 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 19 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said, “Peace be with you.” 20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples rejoiced…

THE CRUCIFIXION AND DEATH OF JESUS

Good Friday – April 10, 2020 So the soldiers took charge of Jesus. 17 Carrying his own cross, he went out to the place of the Skull (which in Aramaic is called Golgotha). 18 There they crucified him, and with him two others—one on each side and Jesus in the middle. 19 Pilate had a notice prepared and fastened to the cross. It…

WHEN THE WORLD IS TURNED UPSIDE DOWN

Matthew 21:1-11 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Jesus’ Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem 21 When they had come near Jerusalem and had reached Bethphage, at the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, 2 saying to them, “Go into the village ahead of you, and immediately you will find a donkey tied, and a colt with her; untie them and bring them to…

MESSAGE FOR MARCH 27, 2020

Piano in the video is played by John Shillingberg. Two of the songs are “dry Bones” arranged by John Shillingberg and “All Creatures of Our God and King” arranged by Dino Kartsonakis.  Welcome to the members and friends of Streetsville United Church and to all others who have joined us on–line today. I am John Tapscott, the minister of the…