Tag Archives: Jesus

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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A First Century Lesson for a Twenty-First Century Church; John 1:43-51

A sermon delivered by Patrick H. Wrisley on 1/17/2021.             A first century lesson for a twenty-first century Church.  Will we take heed and listen to it? It’s not a difficult lesson to learn and it’s a lesson we desperately … Continue reading

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The Message: The Big Reveal!, Matthew 2:1-12, Epiphany

A sermon preached by Patrick H. Wrisley, January 3, 2021 The popular trend of gender reveals has taken off in our country.  This is when a young couple is expecting a child and they throw a party to reveal whether … Continue reading

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Advent 1: Don’t Get Dis’ed at Christmas!, Mark 13:24-37

Preacher:      Patrick H. Wrisley, D.Min. Location: First Presbyterian Church Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Date: November 29, 2020             Well, happy new year to you!  Today we are beginning a new Christian Liturgical year as we commence the season of Advent. Advent, … Continue reading

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