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The Juxtaposition Between Joy and Grumbling, Luke 19:1-10

A sermon delivered on October 30, 2022 by Patrick H. Wrisley             We pick up in the Story with Jesus just a day or two away from his  entering into Jerusalem on what we traditionally call Palm Sunday. At the … Continue reading

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Making Sure the Math is Right, Luke 14:25-33

A sermon delivered on September 4, 2022, by the Rev. Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley Both of today’s biblical readings deal with making choices. In Deuteronomy 30, Moses is instructing the Hebrews that life with God requires them to make a … Continue reading

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The Tables are Turned, Luke 12:32-40

A sermon preached on August 7, 2022, by Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. The entirety of the twelfth chapter of Luke has Jesus speaking to a crowd of many thousands[1]. The primary overall focus of the chapter is God is coming … Continue reading

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Let’s Pause and Take a Look at the Familiar, Luke 11:1-13.

A sermon preached on July 24, 2022, by Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley Before I launch into the sermon, I want to try an experiment. Humor me and say together the Lord’s Prayer out loud… Did you hear it? The prayer … Continue reading

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People Are Watching but What Do They See?; John 13:31-35

Sermon preached by Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley, May 15, 2022 On this fifth Sunday of Eastertide, the composers of the lectionary make a jump back to a Story that occurred before the Easer events. They give us a flashback to … Continue reading

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