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

Sermons (Page 5)

“Unlikely” A sermon based on Luke 1:46-55

Delivered on Sunday, December 23rd, 2018 By David Oliver-Holder From time to time, I will hear a song somewhere, that will stick in my head and will not go away. You know how it is. Well, it happened to me this week. The song was “Santa Claus is Coming to Town.” Since it has been cycling through my mind this week, I’ve…

“Turning ‘Round Right” A sermon based on Luke 3:1-6

Delivered on Sunday, December 9th, 2018 At First Presbyterian Church, Urbana By David Oliver-Holder In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus said: “Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.” We know, as his followers, that searching is a fundamental aspect of faith. Saint Augustine knew this, and sought…

“A True Story” A Sermon based on Luke 21:25-36

Delivered at the First Presbyterian Church, Urbana On Sunday, December 2nd, 2018 (Advent C1) By David Oliver-Holder There are few things that move our hearts and minds more than a good story. As good parents through the ages have done, very early in the lives of our children, we begin to tell them stories, to read stories to them. In our house,…