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Where am I in the Story?, John 20:1-18

A sermon delivered on Easter Sunday, April 4, 2021 by the Rev. Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Friends, as we listen to the Gospel account in John, I want you to be asking yourself, “Where am I in the midst of … Continue reading

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The Message: The Cost to See Jesus; John 12:20-26

Preached by Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. on March 21, 2021             The row between Jesus and the religious officials is growing and we join the Story after Jesus entered Jerusalem for the Passover festival. The crowds are full and they … Continue reading

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Filling Space with Empty Words, Transfiguration Sunday, Mark 9:2-9

A sermon delivered by Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min., 2/14/2021 Turn in your Bible to Mark 9:2-9. It literally falls in the very center of Mark’s Story and serves as a continental divide of sorts for the gospel. The first half … Continue reading

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The Power of Communion!, 1 Corinthians 9:16-23

         A sermon by Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min., 2/7/2021. Today we find our beloved but beleaguered Apostle Paul having to defend himself against upstarts in the church who are challenging his leadership and teaching. You see, after Paul left the … Continue reading

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The Call; Mark 1:14-20

A sermon preached by Patrick H. Wrisley, January 24, 2021.         Last nightKelly and I sat on the back patio looking up at the sky while listening to music by Canadian pianist, Michael Jones. He has a beautiful, dancing light … Continue reading

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