Sermons from August 2016

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Imitating Jesus

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Sermon:        Imitating Jesus. Some Thoughts on Humility.     Scripture:      Luke 14:1, 7-14 Preacher:      Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:      First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:             August 28, 2016, Proper 17 Here’s a riddle for you.  What is the one thing you can strive for but once you have it you immediately lose it? Humility. So let me […]

Who? Me?

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Title:               Who? Me? Text:               Jeremiah 1.1-10 Preacher:      Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Place:             First Presbyterian Church Date:              August 21, 2016 Today’s lectionary text is one of the great ones of all scripture. It’s one of those life-changing call stories where God shows up and says, “Guess what, I’ve got something for you to do!” […]

Stirrin’ the Puddin’

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Sermon:           Stirrin’ the Puddin’ Scripture:         Luke 12:49-56 Preacher:         Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               August 14, 2016, Proper 15, Year C Sandwiched between last week’s Story in Luke about Jesus’ passion for us and where tells us not to fear anything in this life, and today’s text in Luke 12:49-56, […]

No Fear, Little Flock

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Sermon:           Fear Not, Little Flock     Scripture:         Luke 12:32-40 Preacher:         Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand, FL Date:               August 7, 2016, Proper 19, Communion Sunday Luke 12:32-40  32“Do not be afraid, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom. 33Sell your possessions, and give alms. Make […]