Sermons by Rev. Michael Bodger

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Tell It Like It Is!

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Easter Sunday 2018 Sermon:         Tell It Like It Is! Scripture:       Acts 10:34-43 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian, DeLand Date:               April 01, 2018 Christ has risen……..He has risen indeed This morning we celebrate the risen Lord and we proclaim this truth loudly to all in our words, our prayers, our songs – our inhibitions […]

Worship Is a Lifestyle – Living the Five Sermon Series # 5

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Sermon:         Worship is a Lifestyle Scripture:       Romans 12:1-2 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian, DeLand Date:               March 25, 2018   Today is Palm Sunday and it is also known as Passion Sunday. We herald and remember Jesus’ triumphant entrance into Jerusalem. The crowds flocked to see him, the people cried out ‘Hosannah in the […]

Heart Call – Ash Wednesday – February 14, 2018

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Sermon:         Heart Call Scripture:       Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        Bethel AME, DeLand Date:               February 14, 2018 Tonight we enter into a time of 40! The 40 days of Lent. It’s a number used frequently within the scriptures, in fact it’s used 146 times. But church beware, it’s a number that comes with […]

Living in Community – Living the Five Sermon Series #1

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Sermon:         Living in Community Scripture:       Psalm 133 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian, DeLand Date:               February 25, 2018   So this week we enter into our church-wide Lenten Study, based upon the principles of Living the Five. The small groups have been lined up and there is still time to join one if you […]

Transfigured

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Sermon:         Transfigured Scripture:       Mark 2:2-9 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               February 11, 2018 Today as a church we lift up and celebrate a ministry within our midst, that being Stephen Ministry. As an aside, it is named after Stephen in the book of Acts. Stephen was chosen to provide caring […]

What Stands in Our Way?

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  Sermon:         What Stands in Our Way? Scripture:       1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               February 04, 2018 Today we go back to Paul’s letter to the Corinthians and into Chapter 9. Paul has just given the Corinthians an understanding that those who are strong in the faith, should […]

Who Knew?

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 Sermon:         Who Knew? Scripture:       Mark 1:21-28 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               January 28, 2018 This week we enter into Mark’s Gospel and we find ourselves in Chapter 1. Mark’s Gospel starts abruptly and it continues in that vein throughout. It starts out with, The beginning of the good news[a] of Jesus […]

Do You Have the Time?

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Sermon:         Do you have the Time? Scripture:       1 Corinthians 7:29-31 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               January 21, 2018 Last week we heard about Nathanael in John’s Gospel and his one and only appearance in the scriptures, and what that meant to us as Philip encountered Jesus and immediately went and […]

As Easy as A, B, See

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Sermon:         As Easy as A, B, See Scripture:       John 1:43-51 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               January 14, 2018   Our text today takes us back to the first chapter of John’s Gospel and having heard all about John the Baptist, who is John the Witness in John’s Gospel, and established […]