Sermons by Robert Rayburn

The Remembrance of Things Past

This sermon was preached by the Rev. Dr. Rob Rayburn at the September meeting of our presbytery (Pacific Northwest), held at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Walla Walla, WA. In it, Dr. Rayburn provides a fascinating account of American Presbyterianism in the mid-20th century and the history of our presbytery in particular. He is uniquely qualified to retell…

The Apple of God’s Eye

“God loves the church more than he loves you.” Psalm 87: On the holy mount stands the city he founded; 2     the Lord loves the gates of Zion     more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. 3 Glorious things of you are spoken,     O city of God. Selah 4 Among those who know me I mention Rahab and Babylon;     behold, Philistia and Tyre, with Cush—     “This one…