Sermons by Dr. Patrick Wrisley

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How to Glorify God in the Tough Moments

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Sermon:        How to Glorify God in the Tough Moments Scripture:      Acts 7:54-60 Preacher:      Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:      First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:             May 14, 2017, Fifth Sunday of Easter For us to have a deeper appreciation of our scripture Story today, it’s vital for us to know a little about the overall scene. […]

Our Habit of Following the Stranger’s Voice

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Sermon:           Our Habit of Following the Stranger’s Voice Scripture:         John 10:1-10 Preacher:         Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               May 7, 2017, The Fourth Sunday of Easter; Communion  Turn in your Bible to John 10.  Let me set up the scene while you’re getting there.  In order for chapter 10 to […]

Easter Sunday – Go and Tell!

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Sermon:           Go and Live! Scripture:         Matthew 28.1-10 Preacher:         Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               April 16, 2017, Easter Sunday, Year A              Our scripture this morning is one of the most detailed accounts of Easter morning that we have.  Each of the four Gospels have their own slant on the […]

Live! (Where is God in our Spiritually dry moments?)

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Sermon:          Live! (Where is God in our spiritually dry moments?) Scripture:       Ezekiel 37:1-14 Preacher:        Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:        First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               April 2, 2017, Fifth Sunday of Lent, Year A This morning’s scripture is one of the classical Biblical texts that conjures up vivid scenes in its writing.  […]

Are you a settler or a wanderer? – Series on Call #5

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Sermon:           Are you a Settler or a Wanderer? Scripture:         Jeremiah 29.1, 4-14 Preacher:         Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               March 19, 2017 As we continue our study of call today, the first thing we need to remind ourselves is that the American Church will only begin living out its call […]

What is an Ambassador’s Responsibility? Series on Call #2

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Sermon:        Series on Call #2:  The Responsibilities of an Ambassador Scripture:      2 Corinthians 5:16-21 Preacher:      Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:      First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:             February 26, 2017, Transfiguration Sunday              This morning we are continuing in our series on what it means to be called by God. Using Mark Labberton’s book entitled Called, […]

What’s All the Fuss About Call, Anyway? Series on Call #1

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Sermon:           Series on Our Calling:  #1, What’s all the fuss about call? Scripture:         Matthew 4.18-23 Preacher:         Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               February 19, 2017 “What is God’s call on my life?”  Have you ever asked that question of yourself before?  For that matter, is it all about just “me” […]