Sermons by Pastor Newton Cowan

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I Believe: Now What?

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Exodus 20:1-17  New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Ten Commandments 20 Then God spoke all these words: 2 I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of slavery; 3 you shall have no other gods before me. 4 You shall not make for yourself an idol, whether in the form of […]

I Believe in the Holy Catholic Church and the Communion of Saints

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Psalm 150 Praise for God’s Surpassing Greatness 1 Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary;     praise him in his mighty firmament! 2 Praise him for his mighty deeds;     praise him according to his surpassing greatness! 3 Praise him with trumpet sound;     praise him with lute and harp! 4 Praise him with tambourine and dance;     praise him with strings and […]

This I Believe: I Believe in Jesus….

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Psalm 121   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Assurance of God’s Protection A Song of Ascents. 1 I lift up my eyes to the hills—     from where will my help come? 2 My help comes from the Lord,     who made heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot be moved;     he who keeps you will not slumber. 4 He […]

Are You Convinced?

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Psalm 23   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Divine Shepherd A Psalm of David. 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2     He makes me lie down in green pastures; he leads me beside still waters; 3     he restores my soul. He leads me in right paths     for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk […]

Stop Saying I Love You…..

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Psalm 131   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Song of Quiet Trust A Song of Ascents. Of David. 1 O Lord, my heart is not lifted up,     my eyes are not raised too high; I do not occupy myself with things     too great and too marvelous for me. 2 But I have calmed and quieted my soul,     like […]

What are we shouting for now?

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Psalm 118:1-2   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) A Song of Victory 1 O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good;     his steadfast love endures forever! 2 Let Israel say,     “His steadfast love endures forever.” Psalm 118:19-29   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 19 Open to me the gates of righteousness,     that I may enter through them     and […]

To Die Is To Live

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Psalm 121   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Assurance of God’s Protection A Song of Ascents. 1 I lift up my eyes to the hills—     from where will my help come? 2 My help comes from the Lord,     who made heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot be moved;     he who keeps you will not slumber. […]

Should We Just Stay Here?

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Exodus 24:12-18   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) 12 The Lord said to Moses, “Come up to me on the mountain, and wait there; and I will give you the tablets of stone, with the law and the commandment, which I have written for their instruction.” 13 So Moses set out with his assistant Joshua, and Moses went […]

Foolish Wisdom

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Micah 6:1-8   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) God Challenges Israel 6 Hear what the Lord says:     Rise, plead your case before the mountains,     and let the hills hear your voice. 2 Hear, you mountains, the controversy of the Lord,     and you enduring foundations of the earth; for the Lord has a controversy with his people,     and he […]

What Do You Believe?

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Isaiah 49:1-7   New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) The Servant’s Mission 49 Listen to me, O coastlands,     pay attention, you peoples from far away! The Lord called me before I was born,     while I was in my mother’s womb he named me. 2 He made my mouth like a sharp sword,     in the shadow of his hand he […]