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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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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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Joy Comes in the Morning, Psalm 30

A sermon preached by Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley, July 3, 2022. Psalm 30 1 I will extol you, O Lord, for you have drawn me up    and did not let my foes rejoice over me.2 O Lord my God, I cried to you for help,    and you … 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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