Sermons by the Rev. Nicholas Nielsen

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Ministers of Reconciliation

June 19, 2016 ()

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 5.11-21 |

Don’t Lose Heart

June 12, 2016 ()

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 4.16-5.10 |

Jars of Clay

June 5, 2016 ()

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 4.1-15 |

Unbreakable Promises

May 29, 2016 ()

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 1.12-2.11 |

Not Just Any Good News

May 8, 2016 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 15.1-26, 51-57 |

God’s Orchestra

May 1, 2016 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 13.1-13 |

The Story Chapter 31 – All Things New

April 24, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Revelation 21.1-8 |

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The Story Chapter 29 – Clothed With Christ

April 10, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Galations 3.26-28 |

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The Story Chapter 26 – Palm Sunday

March 20, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Ecc 3.1-8, Matthew 21.1-17 |

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The Story Chapter 22 – Grace and Truth

February 28, 2016 ()

Bible Text: John 1.1-18 |

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The Story Chapter 21 – Nehemiah

February 21, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Nehemiah 4 |

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The Story Chapter 20 – A Hidden Presence

February 14, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Esther 4.10-17, Matthew 28.16-20 |

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The Story Chapter 19 – Ezra

February 7, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Ezra 3. 8-13, Haggai 2.1-9 |

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The Story Chapter 18 – Fickle and Faithful

January 31, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Daniel 2.46-3.18 |

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The Story Chapter 15 – The Suffering Servant

January 17, 2016 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 52.13-53.12 |

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The Story Chapter 15 – The Lesser Known Elijah

January 10, 2016 ()

Bible Text: 1 Kings 19.1-18 |

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Christmas Eve 2015

December 24, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 9.2-7 |

(Partly) Fulfilled

December 20, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Micah 5.1-6; Matthew 2.1-12 |

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Zephaniah 3.14-20

December 13, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Zephaniah 3.14-20 |

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The Refiner’s Fire

December 6, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Malachi 3.1-4 |

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Hanging of the Greens Meditation

November 29, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Jeremiah 33.14-16 |

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Chapter 13 – Gift of Wisdom

November 22, 2015 ()

Bible Text: 1 Kings 3.5-15 |

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The Story Chapter 11 – It’s Not A Fair Fight

November 8, 2015 ()

Bible Text: 1 Samuel 17.41-51 |

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They Story Chapter 10 – Appearances Can Be Deceiving

November 1, 2015 ()

Bible Text: 1 Samuel 9. 1-2, 10. 41-51 |

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The Story Chapter 9 – Ruth

October 25, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Ruth 1 |

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Stewardship – For God So Loved That

October 18, 2015 ()

Bible Text: John 3.16 |

The Story Chapter 8 – In Our Own Eyes

October 11, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Judges 21.25 |

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The Story Chapter 5 – The Tabernacle

September 20, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 25.1-9 |

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The Story Chapter 4 – Moses’ Call

September 13, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 4.10-13 |

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The Story Chapter 3 – Joseph and Jesus

September 6, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 37.12-28, 50.15-21; Romans 8.28-31 |

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The Story Chapter 2 – The Gospel of Abraham

August 30, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 15, Romans 4. 13-25 |

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The Story Chapter 1 – Comfort and Confidence

August 23, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 1.26 - 2.9 |

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New Life

August 9, 2015 ()

Bible Text: John 6.41-51, Ephesians 4.25-5.2 |

This is Our Story

August 2, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Jeremiah 20.7-12, Eph 4. 25-5.2 |

He is our Peace

July 19, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Jeremiah 20.7-12, Ephesians 2.11-22 |

Chosen

July 12, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 41.8-10, Ephesians 1.3-14 |

Coveting

June 28, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 20.17, Philippians 4.10-20 |

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Truth

June 21, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 20.16, John 14. 1-7 |

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Theft

June 14, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 20.15; Romans 13.8-10 |

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Adultery

June 7, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 20.14; Matthew 5. 27-30 |

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The Value of Life

May 31, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 20.14, Matthew 5. 21-22 |

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Pentecost

May 24, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Luke 22.54-64; Acts 2.1-24 |

Parents and Children

May 10, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 20.12; Ephesians 6.1-4 |

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Rest

May 3, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 20.8-11; Matthew 11.28-30 |

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The Name

April 26, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 20.7; Col. 3.12-17 |

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Not Just Who, But How

April 19, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 20.4-6, 32.1-6 |

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The Ten

April 12, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 20.1-21; 1 Kings 11.1-13 |

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Look Up!

April 5, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 25. 6-9, John 20. 1-18 |

There’s No Stopping Him

March 29, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 46. 8-13, John 12.12-19 |

A New Deal

March 22, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Jeremiah 31. 31-34; 1 Corinthians 11.23-26 |

Lifted Up

March 15, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Numbers 21.4-9, John 3. 14-21 |

A New Authority

February 1, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Duet 18.15-22, Mark 1.21-28 |

Repentance With a Smile

January 25, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Jonah 3.1-10, Mark 1.14-20 |

Come and See

January 18, 2015 ()

Bible Text: John 1. 43-51 |

Changing The Way We Do Things

January 4, 2015 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 60.1-6, Matthew 2.1-12 |

Christmas Eve Meditation

December 24, 2014

Bible Text: Luke 2. 8-20 |

He’s Got The Whole World

December 21, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 89, Luke 1.26-38 |

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A Dream Come True

December 14, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 126, 1 Thess. 5.16-24 |

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Psalm 85

December 7, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 85, Mark 1.1-8 |

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Hanging of the Greens

November 30, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 80 |

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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made

November 16, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 139 |

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Help! Help!

November 2, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 124 |

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Mine!

October 26, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 24 |

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Sin, Forgiveness, and Joy

October 12, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 51 |

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A Mighty Fortress

October 5, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 46 |

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Spiritually Hydrated

September 28, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 63 |

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The Glory of God

September 21, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 19 |

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Adiaphora

September 14, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Romans 14.1-2 |

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Romans 13.8-14

September 7, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Romans 13. 8-14 |

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Whether You Like It or Not

August 31, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Romans 13. 8-14 |

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Conform or Transform

August 10, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Romans 12.2 |

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A Living Sacrifice

August 3, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Romans 12.1 |

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Sure Victory

July 27, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Romans 8. 31-39 |

Dear God…

July 20, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Romans 8.18-30 |

Children of God

July 13, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Romans 8.1-17 |

The Struggle Within

July 6, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Romans 7.14-25 |

Why We Go

June 29, 2014 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 12.12-27 |

For The Common Good

June 8, 2014 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 12.1-13 |

Like a Roaring Lion

June 1, 2014 ()

Bible Text: 1 Peter 5.8-11 |

1 Peter 3.13-17

May 25, 2014 ()

Bible Text: 1 Peter 3.13-17 |

Walking with Jesus

May 4, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Luke 24. 13-35 |

Doubting Thomas?

April 27, 2014 ()

Bible Text: John 20.24-31 |

Easter 2014

April 20, 2014 ()

Bible Text: John 20.1-18 |

Palm Sunday

April 13, 2014 ()

Bible Text: John 12.12-19 |

A Shared Grief

April 6, 2014 ()

Bible Text: John 11.17-44 |

Who Are You Becoming?

March 16, 2014 ()

Bible Text: John 3.1-18 |

Real Glory

March 2, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Matthew 17.1-9; 2 Peter 1.16-21 |

Josiah

February 23, 2014 ()

Bible Text: 2 Kings 22.1-13 |

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Remember Your Baptism

February 9, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Romans 6 |

David

February 2, 2014 ()

Bible Text: 2 Samuel 12.1-15 |

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Rahab

January 26, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Joshua 2 |

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Jacob

January 19, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 33.22-32 |

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Father Abraham

January 12, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Genesis 22.1-19 |

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Who’s in your Family Tree?

January 5, 2014 ()

Bible Text: Matthew 1.1-17 |

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Christmas Eve Meditation

December 24, 2013

Bible Text: Isaiah 9. 2-7 |

Streams in the Desert

December 15, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 35.1-10 |

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Stumps and Roots

December 8, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Isaiah 11.1-10 |

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Of First Importance

November 17, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 15.1-11 |

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The Most Excellent Way

November 3, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 13.1-13 |

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One Body, One Cup

October 6, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 11.17-34 |

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Judgement?

September 8, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 5.1-13; Matthew 7.1-5 |

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The Church

September 1, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 3.1-23 |

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True Wisdom

August 24, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 2. 6-16; Philippians 2. 1-13 |

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Foolishness

August 17, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 1.18-2.5 |

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Unsung Hero – Ananias

August 10, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Acts 9. 1-19 |

Unsung Hero – Abed-Melech

August 3, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Jeremiah 38.1-13; 39. 15-18 |

Unsung Heroes – Aaron and Hur

July 20, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 17: 8-16 |

Unsung Heroes – The 4 Lepers

July 13, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 2 Kings 7.3-11 |

Unsung Hero – Mordecai

July 7, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Esther 2 |

Unsung Hero: Esther

June 30, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Esther 4. 10-17 |

Unsung Heroes: Shiphrah and Puah

June 22, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 1 |

Unsung Hero: Naboth

June 16, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Kings 21 |

June 9, 2013

June 8, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Kings 17.8-16 |

June 2, 2013

June 2, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Kings 18.16-39, Gal. 1.1-12 |

May 26, 2013

May 26, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Acts 16. 16-40; John 17.20-26 |

Cliffs of the Neuse

May 5, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Acts 16.6-15 |

New or Old?

April 28, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Acts 11.1-18, John 13.31-35 |

How To Be Sheep

April 21, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 23, John 10.22-30 |

April 14, 2013

April 14, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 30, John 21.1-19 |

A Different Peace

April 7, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Ps. 118.14-29; John 20.19-23 |

Easter

March 31, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 15.19-26; Luke 24.1-12 |

The Correct Way to Hold a Palm Branch

March 24, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Ps. 118.1-2, 19-29; Luke 19.28-40 |

Youth Sunday

March 17, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 68.3-5, Isaiah 66.12-13 | ,

Just the Prodigal Son?

March 10, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Psalm 32, Luke 15.11-32 |

Under His Wings

February 24, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Luke 13.31-35 |

The Many Faces Of Temptation

February 17, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Luke 4.1-13 |

Divine Confirmation

February 10, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Exodus 34.29-35, Luke 9.18-36 |

What’s Love Got To Do It

February 3, 2013 ()

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 1.1-13 |

Torn Down and Built Up

January 27, 2013 ()

Bible Text: Luke 4.14-30 |

Christmas Eve

December 24, 2012 ()

Reason to Celebrate

December 23, 2012 ()

Bible Text: Micah 5.2-5a; Luke 1.39-45 |

Thoughts on Newtown

December 16, 2012 ()

Bible Text: Zeph. 3.14-20; Phillipians 4.4-7 |

Prepare the Way

December 9, 2012 ()

Bible Text: Malachi 3.1-4; Luke 3.1-6 |

Hannah

November 18, 2012 ()

Bible Text: 1 Samuel 4-20 |

Does It Really Matter

November 11, 2012 ()

Bible Text: Ruth 3:1-5; 4:13-17 |

Hesed

November 4, 2012 ()

Bible Text: Ruth 1:1-18 |

Vision for Calypso Presbyterian

October 28, 2012 ()

Bible Text: Colossians 3:12-17, Hebrews 11:1-2 |

Job 2

October 7, 2012 ()

Bible Text: Job 1:1, Job 2:1-10 |

Confession

September 30, 2012 ()

Bible Text: James 5:13-20 |

Taming the Tongue

September 16, 2012 ()

Bible Text: James 3:1-13 |

Acts 28

September 2, 2012

Bible Text: Acts 28:23-21 |

Acts 26

August 26, 2012

Bible Text: Acts 26 |

Acts 21 and 22

August 18, 2012

Bible Text: Acts 21 and 22 |

Acts 17

August 12, 2012

Acts 2

April 22, 2012

Acts 1

April 15, 2012

A Meditation on the Hanging of the Greens

November 27, 2011

Bible Text: Psalm 80 |

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