Tag Archives: First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale

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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Meeting Us Where We Are, John 21:15-19

A message preached by Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley, May 1, 2022 If we peer down from 40K feet, we can see how John’s gospel begins and ends very neatly and includes both a prologue and an epilogue. The prologue, which … Continue reading

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Strive for the Greater Gifts and I Will Show You a More Excellent Way!, 1 Corinthians,12:31-13:13

 A sermon delivered January 30, 2022 by Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Paul has a problem with the Corinthian Church. If the Corinthian Church was Presbyterian, it would probably have an Administrative Commission come in and take control of it because … Continue reading

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The Foundation for a Transformed Life; Luke 3:7-18

 Sermon delivered December 12, 2021 by Rev. Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Luke’s gospel moves along at a pretty good clip straight out of the gates. We have the birth stories for John the Baptist and for Jesus. Twelve-year-old Jesus is … Continue reading

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What’s Love Got to Do With It?, Mark 12:28-34

See also Deuteronomy 6:4-9, Leviticus 19:18, 34 Listen for the Word of the Lord from Mark 12:28 – 34. 28 One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another…  Now before we go any further, we need … Continue reading

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