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Beginnings

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Beginnings                                                 Mark 1:1, 16-20                                      June 10, 2018 First Presbyterian, DeLand, Fl.                                                                          Dr. Radford Rader I know that school has just barely ended and some here today are in a summer black out mode for all things educational.  Still I need to offer a couple of things I learned in school which are […]

Inhibiting Structures, Inhibiting Thoughts

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Sermon:         Inhibiting Structures, Inhibiting Thoughts. Scripture:       Mark 2:23 – 3:6 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian, DeLand Date:               June 03, 2018   Today, we find ourselves in Mark’s gospel. Mark’s Gospel, as you have heard me say before is a gospel of urgency, things happen and they happen fast. There is an immediacy to […]

Not to Condemn

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Sermon:         Not to Condemn Scripture:       John 3:1-17 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian, DeLand Date:               May 27, 2018   Today signals a number of things, not least of which is the entry gate into the Summer as school lets out this week. It’s a day that we acknowledge the Trinity, the understanding that God […]

Can you hear the rattling?

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Sermon:         Can you hear the rattling? Scripture:       Ezekiel 37:1-14 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian, DeLand Date:               May 20, 2018 Well good morning, good morning on this day, which we consider to be the birthday of the church, as we look back to events that happened some 50 days after Easter Sunday, some 2000 […]

Astonishment

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Sermon:         Astonishment Scripture:       Acts 10:44-48 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian, DeLand Date:               May 06, 2018 Today we are looking at a text in the Book of Acts 10:44-48. It follows on from the text we used on Easter Sunday, Acts 10:34-43, which told us of the time when Peter told the story of […]

Love, It’s Not A Choice!

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Sermon:         It’s Not a Choice Scripture:       1 John 4:7-21 Preacher:       Rev. Michael Bodger Location:        First Presbyterian, DeLand Date:               April 29, 2018 Our scripture reading today comes from 1 John 4 and we encounter a familiar topic, it is all about love. It’s not a new topic for us, in fact, agape, the Greek for the […]