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Have You Ever Felt Like You Were Looking at the Back of God’s Head?

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Sermon:        Have you ever felt like you staring at the back of God’s head? Scripture:      Psalm 13 Preacher:      Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:      First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:             July 2, 2017, Communion              This morning’s preaching text is printed in your bulletin. I encourage you to read it from your devotional Bible later today […]

When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Stay On Point

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Sermon:        When the Going Gets Tough, The Tough Stay on Point Scripture:      Matthew 10:24-39 Preacher:      Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:      First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:             June 25, 2017, 12th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Proper 7 Last week we began looking at the second major sermon in Matthew’s Gospel as we started delving into Jesus’ […]

Am I Player or a Spectator?

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Sermon:           A Message on Missions: Am I Player or a Spectator? Scripture:         Matthew 9:35-10:8 Preacher:         Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location:          First Presbyterian Church, DeLand Date:               June 18, 2017, Proper 6/Ordinary 11/Pentecost At the recent Presbytery meeting, Dr. Hunter Farrell, Director of the World Mission Initiative at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, began his presentation by showing […]

The Law of Three

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Reading from The Message: Genesis 1:1-5 First this: God created the Heavens and Earth—all you see, all you don’t see.  Earth was a soup of nothingness, a bottomless emptiness, an inky blackness.  God’s Spirit brooded like a bird above the watery abyss. God spoke: “Light!” And light appeared. God saw that light was good and […]