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SERMONS OF

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

SERMON VIDEO RECORDINGS

SPRING 2020

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SERMON RECORDINGS

Here are the sermons preached at First Presbyterian Church.  These include sermons by our pastor, Timothy Scoonover and our Director of Spiritual Formation, Angeline Brock, plus other guest speakers.  


MOST RECENT SERMON

"Live in Love... Do Not Love the World”

May 24, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

1 John 2:12-17


SERMON ARCHIVE

"Live in Love... Walk in the Light: Part 2

May 17, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

1 John 2:3-11

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"Live in Love... Walk in the Light: Part 1

May 10, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

1 John 1:1-4

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"Live in Love... Joy in Fellowship”

May 3, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

1 John 1:5-22

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"On the Road...Emmaus: Part Two"

April 26, 2020

Angeline Brock,

Director of Spiritual Formation

Luke 24:13-35

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"On the Road...Emmaus: Part One"

April 19, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Luke 24:13-27

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"On the Road...Remember the Resurrection"

April 12, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Luke 24:1-12

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"On the Road...Unexpected Triumph"

April 5, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Luke 19:28-40

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"On the Road...Called to See"

March 26, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Luke 19:1-10

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"On the Road...Called to See"

March 22, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Luke 18:35-43

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"On the Road...Savor the Savior"

March 8, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Luke 10:38-42

Our lives are crazy busy. What does Jesus teach about life in a fast-paced, superficially connected world like ours. Listen to what he has to say about hurry.

"On the Road..."

March 1, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Luke 9:51-62

"The Psalms: A Playlist "Story Telling Psalm"

When Jesus invites us to follow him, he also invites us to leave some things behind. As we begin our new series--"On the Road," listen in and allow the Spirit to point out in your own life the baggage you won't need as you follow Jesus.

February 23, 2020

Angeline Brock,

Director of Spiritual Formation

Psalm 105

We read read the storytelling Psalms to remind us who God is and who we are as His people. In Psalm 105 we see the truth that God is sovereign.  As His people, He promises to give us a place, a home, and we read how He works everything to fulfill that promise. 

"The Psalms: A Playlist "Royal Psalm"

February 16, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Psalm 72

What can I pray in the midst of political turmoil? Where can I look and what can I trust in when I'm afraid of all the division around me? On the Presidents' Day Weekend, we look at aspects of God's Kingdom in Psalm 72.

"Becoming an Effective Prayer Warrior"

February 9, 2020

Sherry Schumann,

Prayer Director, Christian Grandparenting Network

Mark 2:1-12

Guest speaker, Sherry Schumann, is the Prayer Director for Christian Grandparenting Network.  Sherry calls into the deeper need for prayer. Pray daily; pray persistently; pray corporately.   

"The Psalms: A Playlist--Individual Lament"

February 2, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Psalm 77

Does the Lord hear me when I cry out to him? How can I find relief or comfort in my time of deep need? Psalm 77 helps us know how and what to pray in times of trial.

"The Psalms: A Playlist--Community Lament"

January 26, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Psalm 23

The most loved song of all time... and that's not an exaggeration. Why is Psalm 23 so special to us? How can it help to usher us into deeper trust in God? Listen as we look more closely at the most famous song ever.

"The Psalms: A Playlist--Community Lament"

January 19, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Psalm 94

Is it ok to "beat on God's chest" if I'm angry or sad? The short answer, is YES! There's actually a Psalm for that.  In our series Playlist, this sermon addresses songs of lament, and invites you to actually pray through a Community Lament in real time with the congregation. 

"The Psalms: A Playlist--Wisdom Psalms"

January 12, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Psalm 1

Wisdom tells us that there are two paths: the way of the wicked and the way of the blessed. Join us, as we unpack Psalm 1. A blessed life is "rooted" in the Word of God.

"The Psalms: A Playlist--Hymns"

January 5, 2020

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Psalm 96

This is the kick-off to our new series on the Psalms titled "Playlist." Every road trip needs a good playlist. What about songs for our journey of following Jesus? We benefit from these ancient songs, the Psalms, while on the path of following Jesus. Each week we will look at a different type of psalm. This week we looked at "Hymns." 

"A Conclusion to Ephesians Part 1"

December 8, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 6:21-23

The final lesson in our Spiritual Warfare Series:  Prayer.  Paul tells us the when, what, how, and for whom of prayer. 

"Our Great Source"

December 1, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 6:16-20

The final lesson in our Spiritual Warfare Series:  Prayer.  Paul tells us the when, what, how, and for whom of prayer. 

"The Armor of God"

November 24, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 6:10-17

Jesus has won the battle, but he also gives us his armor. Listen to how the 6 pieces of God's armor protect us against Satan's devices.

"Spiritual Warfare"

November 17, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 6:10-17

Why is it important for Christians to know the devil's schemes?  A deeper look at spiritual warfare.

"Gospel-Centered Relationships:  Work and World"

November 3, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 6:5-9

"Gospel-Centered Relationships:  Parents and Children"

October 27, 2019

Angeline Brock,

Director of Spiritual Formation

Ephesians 6:1-4

Christian children and parents are called  and encouraged to follow the example of the perfect parent-child relationship.  God, the Father is perfect in His love and Christ, the Son is perfect in His obedience. 

"Gospel-Centered Relationships:  Husbands and Wives"

October 20, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 5:21-33

When we walk in love and submission to one another, it reveals our union with Christ. In this controversial passages, we explore how the marriage relationship ultimately points to Christ - our supreme example of covenant love.

"Walk This Way:  Darkness to Light"

October 13, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 5:1-20

What happens when we allow the light of Christ to shine into our hearts? A look at Paul's instruction to expose the deeds of darkness and examine our walk with Christ.

"Growing Up: A.P.E.S.T. - Part 1"

Septemer 1, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 4:7-14

How does a church grow? All healthy church growth must be rooted in the ascension of Jesus Christ. King Jesus gives us the gifts we need to grow.

"Powerful Prayer"

August 18, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 3:14-21

Join in as we take time in prayer together, using Paul's four stepping stones in Ephesians 3. Christ dwelling in us, being rooted in his love, knowing his love, and being filled with the fullness of God.

"The Household of God and the Temple of the Spirit"

July 21, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 2:19-22

We have longing to belong. Through Christ, God invites into a new family and promises to dwell with us. Welcome home... to the space where God has decided to live.

"Old Condition, New Creaton," Part 2 

July 7, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 2:1-10

Pastor Timothy continues the Ephesians series.

"Prayer for the Church," Part 1

June 9, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 1:15-23

If you had one prayer for the church what would it be? Listen in for Paul’s answer to that question. “Knowing God” tells us who we are becoming and who are in Him. 

"Sealed in Him"

June 2, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 1:11-14

What is the role of the Holy Spirit in the life of a disciple?  How do you "get" the Holy Spirit and what does the Spirit do?  Listen in, as we explore the pattern we see in scripture of "hearing, believing, and receiving."

"Redeemed in Him"

May 26, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 1:7-10

The church use the word "redeemed" a lot. What does it mean? Why is it import for disciples? We are redeemed in him and united under him... All praise be to him!

"Chosen in Him"

May 19, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 1:3-6

What do we believe about predestination? What does it mean to be chosen by God? How can I know that I'm love? Before the creation of the world God decided in love to clean you up and bring you into his family.

"75 Years:  Holy and Faithful"

May 12, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Ephesians 1:1-2

An introduce Paul's letter to the Ephesians and a celebration of FPC's 75 years of ministry and mission in Berkeley County. With the authority OF Christ, Paul offers to those who are IN Christ, to receive the grace and peace FROM Christ. 

"The World Could Not Contain"

April 21, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 21:24-25

As we conclude the Gospel of John, we ask: 1. What was written? 2. Why it can't ALL be written? 3. What remains to be written? Listen in as you are invited into eternal and abundant life with Jesus, the risen Christ!

"Christ-Centered Restoration"

April 7, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 21:15-19

In the life of a disciple, Christ is the center. Christ prods, Christ knows, and Christ makes us his own. Listen for how Jesus is the center of our lives, even our restoration.

"It's the Lord"

March 24, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 21:1-14

John 21 gives us a glimpse of how Jesus relates to his disciples after the resurrection. A look at the miraculous catch.

The same Jesus calls the same people to the same task - making disciples.

"Core Values:  Teaching the Word of God"

March 17, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 20:30-31

Sometimes reading the Bible can be confusing. We ask, "What's the point this passage? Why was this written?" This sermon will explore the "Purpose Statement" of John's gospel... and it might just be a lens for reading the entire Bible.

"Core Values:  Raising the Next Generation for God," Part 2

March 10, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 20:24-29

Disciples of Jesus talk about "blessings" a lot. What is a blessing? What does it mean that Jesus would offer blessing to all future believers in him? And how does Jesus' blessing relate to our Core Values.

"Core Values:  Raising the Next Generation for God," Part 1

March 3, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 20:24-29

Have we mislabeled Thomas as a "doubter"? A deeper look at how honest doubts lead to authentic faith. When the church responds to doubts with witness and welcome, we give the next generation space to encounter Christ, saying, "My Lord and My God."

"Core Values:  Connecting People to the Mission of God," Part 2

February 24, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 20:19-23

We are sent with the gospel of peace. When we have a more robust gospel, we will have a more expansive mission. Shed the rags and grab a rag.

"Core Values:  Connecting People to the Mission of God," Part 1

February 10, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 20:11-19

What is our foundation and inspiration for mission? Timid disciples become a "missionary force" when Christ is our center and the Holy Spirit is our breath.

"Core Values:  Welcoming People into the Family of God," Part 2

February 3, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 20:11-19

Jesus changes us as he welcomes us by name.

"Core Values:  Welcoming People into the Family of God," Part 1

January 20, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 20:19-23

Jesus changes us as he welcomes us by name.

"She Saw and..."

January 13, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 20:1-10

Seeing the resurrection will change you. After all, God is determine not to leave you the way he found you.

"So Bring Him Incense, Gold and Myrrh"

January 6, 2019

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 19:38-42

Epiphany: How does a disciple respond to the darkness?

"I Just Wanted Breakfast"

November 11, 2018

Joe Yu, Missionary

Sermon by guest , Joe Yu, our global mission partner.

"Not From But For"

November 4, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 18:28-40

Christ's Kingdom is not from this world, but it is FOR this world.

"Smells Like Denial"

October 28, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 18:15-27

What does it mean to follow Jesus? Looking at a denial - a tragedy that represnts us, restoration - a forgiveness that restores us, and witness - a witness that challenges us.

"The Arrest"

October 14, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 18:1-14

The one you're looking for is looking at you.

"The Fifth Mark of the Church:  Love"

October 7, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 17:20-26

Go love...because he loved us first.

"The Fourth Mark of the Church:  Unity"

September 30, 2018

John 17:20-26

The basis for our unity: the Trinity.  The threat to our unity: satan, self, and world.  The key to our unity:  LOVE.

"The Third Mark of the Church:  Mission"

September 23, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 17:13-19

We are sent to declare and demonstrate the Kingdom of God in our neighborhood.

"The Second Mark of the Church:  Holiness"

September 16, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 17:14-19

Our holiness is as distinct as our living in the Truth.

"The Real Lord's Prayer

September 2, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 17:1-5

We are peeking into the intimacy and glory within God… get to know him.

"A Disciples' Life of Joy"

August 26, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 16:15-33

The cross is the birthplace of our joy and prayer fuels our joy

"Kingdom of This World"

August 12, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 15:18

The Kingdom of God vs. the Kingdom of this world:  Why does the world hate Jesus? Why does the world hate his disciples?

"Live in Love; Obey with Joy"

August 5, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 15:9-17

Live in Christ's love; Obey with Christ's Joy. Finding my source in Christ's love and my action in Christ's joy 

"Jesus' Resume"

April 29, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 12:44-50

Jesus is the light of the world, full of grace and truth.

"Glorify Thy Name"

April 15, 2018

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 12:27-30

When your heart is troubled… know Christ, pray, and listen.

"Seeing and Believing: A Man Man They Call Jesus"

November 26, 2017

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 8:8-17

When your heart is troubled… know Christ, pray, and listen.

"But Now I See"

November 19, 2017

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 9:1-12

The label the world gives vs. the label Jesus gives. You are not your circumstances, but you are made whole by the grace of Jesus Christ.

"Seek, Save, Send"

November 5, 2017

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

Luke 19:1-10

Jesus seeks us, saves us, and sends us. A deeper look at Zacchaeus. 

"Persistent Faith that Leads to an Eternal Miracle"

June 18, 2017

Joe Yu, Missionary

John 4:43-54

We hear from Joe Yu, our global mission partner. Joe shares the "First Fruits" from his work in India.

"The Bread of Life, Part 2"

June 11, 2017

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 6:35-59

Sealed tight security, destiny, and identity.

"A Little Faith Goes a Long Way"

May 21, 2017

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 6:1-15

Trusting Jesus with our money.  Giving.  Tithe Challenge (now expired).

"Shopping or Harvesting?"

April 2, 2017

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 4:31-42

God is at work to save the world.

"Tasting is Believing"

February 5, 2017

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 2:1-11

A deeper look at Jesus' first miracle. Experiencing the miracles of God leads us to trust.

"Come and See, Part 1"

January 15, 2017

Timothy Scoonover,

Pastor

John 1:35-42

Come, See, Stay - Come be with Jesus.