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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 […]

How far are we willing to go?

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2017 04 09 Isaiah 50:4-11 How far are we willing to go? Today we wave Palms and sing Hosanna’s as we acknowledge Palm Sunday and so enter into Holy Week. The theme is celebratory and euphoria, but if you take a look at the church calendar, it is not only Palm Sunday, but also Passion […]

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.  […]