Sermons from May 2019

Sermons from May 2019

HE TORMENTS OUR TORMENTORS

The hockey season is coming to an end. One more series.  The Stanley Cup Champion will soon be crowned. It may be a team many of do not like very much. I apologize if you are a Boston Bruins fan, but I am not.       A question was recently sent in to Kevin McGran, the editor of the Toronto Star sports mailbag. A fan named Carlos wrote, “Leaf…

LOVE IN PERSON

Jesus was once asked, “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” He replied, “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” Do you find that a rather difficult commandment?  Do you find it hard to really love God? Well, many of us do. Perhaps that’s because we feel a distance…

SURROUNDED BY THE SHEPHERD’S CARE

Confirmation Sunday is a special day as we welcome these young people into membership by profession of faith. It is good to do it on Mother’s Day, because we have several proud mothers here and fathers too, along with grandparents and other relatives. Today these young people have confirmed the promises their parents made at their baptism, and accepted for themselves the…

THE COMPLETION OF A GOOD WORK

        A couple of times over the last month I have travelled to downtown Toronto to support a person going a challenging medical situation. I take the Go Train from Clarkson to Union Station where I meet the individual before we proceed to the appointment. Now I know some of you often make that trip, perhaps everyday if you work…