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Sermon: David’s Polygraph; Psalm 26

Sermon reached by Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min., October 3, 2021 Have you ever had to undergo a lie-detector test? A lie-detector, or a polygraph, is a machine that a person is connected to which measures perspiration and changes in heart … Continue reading

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Sermon: C’mon, God! Gimme a Break!, Numbers 11:10-17, 24-25

Today, we are going to look at religious community and its relationship with its leadership.  Let’s begin with Numbers 11.4. The King James Version has it read, “And the mixt multitude that was among them fell a lusting…”. The New … Continue reading

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Sermon: Strive to Be Last in Line!, Mark 9:30-37

A sermon delivered by the Rev. Patrick H. Wrisley on Sunday, September 19, 2021 Today’s text is about expectations versus reality. Have you ever experienced a gap between what you expected and the reality you experienced? Say you have planned … Continue reading

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Sermon: Who Do You Say That I Am?, Mark 8:27-33

A sermon delivered on September 12, 2021 by the Rev. Patrick H. Wrisley Mark 8 is smack the middle of Mark’s fast-paced Gospel, and it is in this chapter the whole story pivots as Jesus fully reveals who he is … Continue reading

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The Sermon: Truth & Consequences; Ephesians 6:10-20

A sermon preached by Rev. Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min., August 22, 2021 This morning we are winding up our study of Ephesians.  So far, Paul has encouraged the church to stand firm in their faith in the Gospel and in … Continue reading

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