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Suffer Not the Little Children, Matthew 19:13-15

A meditation delivered for The Hanging of the Greens, 11/28/2021 by Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. This evening’s text is best understood if it’s placed next to its sister verse that was introduced in the previous chapter in Matthew.  Jesus, along … Continue reading

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Sermon: Throwing It All Behind, Mark 10:42-56

  A sermon preached on October 24, 2021 by Rev. Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. No doubt you have seen one of the many homeless men and women on Broward streets who either carry a backpack with all their l possessions in … Continue reading

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Sermon: David’s Polygraph; Psalm 26

Sermon reached by Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min., October 3, 2021 Have you ever had to undergo a lie-detector test? A lie-detector, or a polygraph, is a machine that a person is connected to which measures perspiration and changes in heart … Continue reading

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Sermon: C’mon, God! Gimme a Break!, Numbers 11:10-17, 24-25

Today, we are going to look at religious community and its relationship with its leadership.  Let’s begin with Numbers 11.4. The King James Version has it read, “And the mixt multitude that was among them fell a lusting…”. The New … Continue reading

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Sermon: Strive to Be Last in Line!, Mark 9:30-37

A sermon delivered by the Rev. Patrick H. Wrisley on Sunday, September 19, 2021 Today’s text is about expectations versus reality. Have you ever experienced a gap between what you expected and the reality you experienced? Say you have planned … Continue reading

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