Tag Archives: First Presbyterian Church Fort Lauderdale

The Essence of the Winsome News We are to Share!, 1 Timothy 2:1-7

A sermon delivered on September 18, 2022, by the Rev. Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley Our text this morning comes from one of three pastoral letters written by the Apostle Paul to aspiring leaders in the early church. The Pastoral Epistles … 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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A Crash Course in Spiritual Formation, Amos 8:1-13

A sermon delivered by Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley on July 17, 2022 The lectionary readings this week provided two very different types of reading for us this morning. On one hand, there is the well-known text of Martha and Mary … Continue reading

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Some Umpires Call Balls, Some Call Strikes, I Call’em as I See‘em; Luke 8:26-39

A message preached by Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley on June 19, 2022. This morning, we find Jesus and the Twelve disembarking a boat on the east/southeast portion of the Sea of Galilee. This is Jesus’ first foray into Gentile territory. … 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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