First Presbyterian Church of Urbana, a Member Church of the Presbyterian Church U.S.A. and More Light Presbyterians

Sermons on Luke

“The Extravagance of Grace” A Sermon Based on Luke 15:1-3,11b-32

Sunday, March 31st, 2019 Well, it sure didn’t take Jesus long to gather a following. None of the official religious people in the Temple were telling it like Jesus did. Yet, as his gathering grew and grew, so did the grumbling. The shepherds, who likely had no experience with bathing, always were offending the well-to-do.…

“Customary Practice” A sermon based on Luke 4:14-21

Delivered on Sunday, January 27th, 2019 by David Oliver-Holder Next Sunday, this congregation held its annual meeting of the corp. Like most congregations, and all Presbyterian ones, we meet annually to report on the fiscal aspects of the past year. This church has done this, I would assume, just about every year since its founding in 1856. And I anticipate that it…