A Strange Land

Welcome to the Knox Talks blog. Here you can find recent and past sermons relating scripture to a wide variety of topics. I would like to thank Shelley Rose for transcribing my notes into text for the blog. A Strange Land Scriptures: Exodus 3:1-8 Matthew 5:1-12 “How shall we sing the Lord’s song in aContinue reading “A Strange Land”

Second Chances

Welcome to the Knox Talks blog. Here you can find recent and past sermons relating scripture to a wide variety of topics. I would like to thank Shelley Rose for transcribing my notes into text for the blog. Second Chances Scriptures: 1 Timothy 1:12-17Luke 15:1-10 It seems rather obvious to say that Christianity is aboutContinue reading “Second Chances”

Repentance, Resentment and Reconciliation

While COVID-19 makes our in-person services challenging, Knox is providing podcast services. Not everyone can access these, though, so we are also posting my sermons on our Knox Talks blog. I would like to thank Shelley Rose for transcribing my notes into text for the blog. Repentance, Resentment and Reconciliation Scriptures: Luke 15:1-32 Today’s lessonContinue reading “Repentance, Resentment and Reconciliation”

The Mystery of the Word

While we are locked down for pandemic safety, Knox has Podcast Services. For those who can’t access these we are also posting my sermons on our Knox Talks blog. I would like to thank Shelley Rose for transcribing my sermon notes into text. The Mystery of the Word Scripture: John 1:1-18 Ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁContinue reading “The Mystery of the Word”

Preparing the Way of the LORD

To be as inclusive as possible, Knox has both in-person and Podcast Services. For those who can’t access these we are also posting my sermons on our Knox Talks blog. I would like to thank Shelley Rose for transcribing my sermon notes into text. As part of this week’s service, we listened to a recordingContinue reading “Preparing the Way of the LORD”

Ask Andrew 5 (2021): Why Did Jesus Curse the Fig Tree?

To be as inclusive as possible, Knox has both in-person and Podcast Services. For those who can’t access these we are also posting my sermons on our Knox Talks blog. I would like to thank Shelley Rose for transcribing my sermon notes into text. Ask Andrew 5: Why Did Jesus Curse the Fig Tree? Scripture:Continue reading “Ask Andrew 5 (2021): Why Did Jesus Curse the Fig Tree?”

Echoes of Ramah

While COVID-19 makes our in-person services challenging, Knox is providing podcast services. Not everyone can access these, though, so we are also posting my sermons on our Knox Talks blog. I would like to thank Shelley Rose for transcribing my notes into text for the blog. Echoes of Ramah Scriptures: Jeremiah 31:15-17 Matthew 2:16-18 TheContinue reading “Echoes of Ramah”

Thankful Enough?

As we are all staying at home during COVID-19, Knox is providing podcast services. Not everyone can access these, though, so we are also posting my sermons on our Knox Talks blog. I would like to thank Shelley Rose for transcribing my notes into text for the blog. — (Rev) Andrew Jensen Thankful Enough? Scriptures:Continue reading “Thankful Enough?”

Canada Day 2018: Putting Our Best Foot Forward

Last year, as we celebrated Canada’s 150th anniversary, I had really mixed feelings. I was nostalgic for the unbridled pride and joy of Expo 67, Centennial year, when I was too young to be aware of politics or social issues. But last year, as an adult, my feelings were mixed. I was proud to beContinue reading “Canada Day 2018: Putting Our Best Foot Forward”

A Change of Heart

Remember Joseph and his Amazing Coat of Many Colours? (Note how I carefully avoided copyright violation there?) Joseph’s brothers sold him into slavery in Egypt, after briefly plotting to murder him. Over the following years, Joseph was a slave, a wrongfully convicted prisoner, and a dream interpreter to the king, which finally led him toContinue reading “A Change of Heart”