Sermons by Dr. Patrick Wrisley

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Giving Hilariously

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Sermon:           Giving Hilariously           Scripture:         2 Corinthians 9.6-15 Preacher:         Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley Location:          First Presbyterian Church Occasion:         Commitment Sunday Date:                November 12, 2017  2 Corinthians 9.6-15                  6The point is this: the one who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully. 7Each of you must give as […]

Today, Tomorrow, Together – The Attitude for Giving

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Sermon:           Today, Tomorrow, Together – The Attitude for Giving Scripture:         2 Corinthians 8.1-9 Preacher:         Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:                November 5, 2017 My beloved, this morning we are going to look at one of the dirty words you can’t say in church.  Last February, we spent time looking at the […]

Walking Into the Future Facing Backwards Means You Will Trip (Philippians Sermon Series #4)

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Sermon:           Walking Into the Future Facing Backwards is a Dangerous Thing to Do! Scripture:         Philippians 3:4b-14 Preacher:         Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               October 8, 2017 There was a time in my ministry when I used to go to pastoral conferences but the same thing happened over and over again […]

Empty is Not Necessarily a Bad Thing (Philippians Sermon Series # 3)

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  Sermon:        Empty is Not Necessarily a Bad Thing Scripture:      Philippians 2.1-13 Preacher:      Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:      First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:             October 1, 2017, World Communion Sunday We’ve just come through a tumultuous time in Florida with the onslaught of Hurricane Irma. For the week leading up to the landfall, it seems […]

Gospel Worthy (Philippians Sermon Series #2)

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Sermon:        Gospel Worthy Scripture:      Philippians 1.20-30 Preacher:      Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:      First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:             September 24, 2017 Let me set this morning’s message up with this:  It’s not about me!  Repeat that together, “It’s not about me!” That’s correct, it’s not about just you because it’s about us!  So, is this […]

For whom do we work? (Philippians Sermon Series #1)

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Sermon:           Who Do We Work For? Scripture:         Philippians 1.1-8 Preacher:         Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               September 17, 2017 One of my favorite paintings is the one of the Apostle Paul by Dutch painter Rembrandt. Paul is sitting in his cell and the room is lit by soft candlelight. He […]

Have You Checked Your Filters Today?

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Sermon:           Have you checked the conditions of your filters lately? Scripture:         Matthew 15.10-20 Preacher:         Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               August 20, 2017 Last week, we spent time in Romans looking at the centrality of the Word in our worship and devotional life; we noted how the first mark of […]

Preaching: The First Mark of the True Church

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Sermon:           Preaching: The First Mark of the True Church Scripture:         Romans 10:5-15 Preacher:         Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               August 13, 2017 Turn in your pew Bible to page 921 where we will read and hear the Word of God from Paul’s letter to the Christ-followers gathered in Rome.  The […]