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Christmas Day Message: What’s Your Sign?, Luke 2:1-20

A sermon preached by Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley, December 25, 2022. In the name of the One who is, who was, and is yet to come, good morning and merry Christmas!  This is a day the Lord has made, beloved, what … Continue reading

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Advent #4: What Does Joseph’s Announcement Mean For You? Matthew 1:18-25

All the little open windows on our Advent calendars are beginning to show that there are not many days left before Christmas! We find ourselves on the last Sunday of Advent with all four candles on the wreath lit leaving … Continue reading

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There are some things we simply must do for ourselves; Luke 17:5-10

A sermon delivered October 2, 2022, by Patrick H Wrisley, D.Min. This morning is world communion Sunday. It’s a day the catholic, i.e. universal church pauses to remember it does not operate in an isolated vacuum. Today Christians of all … Continue reading

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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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