Sermons from August 2015

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Stories Jesus Told: Sorry, Life is Pass/Fail

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SORRY, LIFE IS PASS/FAIL Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church August 30, 2015; Non-Lectionary Sermon Psalm 123; Luke 18:9-14   “I tell you, this man went down to his home justified rather than the other; for all who exalt themselves will be humbled, but all who humble themselves will be exalted.” Luke 18:14   It’s […]

Stories Jesus Told: It’s Alive!

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STORIES JESUS TOLD: IT’S ALIVE! Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church August 23, 2015; Non-Lectionary Sermon Genesis 8:15-22; Mark 4:26-32 “The kingdom of God….is like a mustard seed, which, when sown upon the ground, is the smallest of all the seeds on earth; yet when it is sown it grows up and becomes the greatest […]

Stories Jesus Told: All In

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STORIES JESUS TOLD: ALL IN Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church August 16, 2015; Non-Lectionary Sermon Ruth 1:6-18; Matthew 13:44-52 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls; on finding one pearl of great value, he went and sold all that he had and bought it.” Matthew 13:45-46 There […]

Stories Jesus Told: Leavening the World

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LEAVENING THE WORLD Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church August 2, 2015; Non-lectionary sermon Genesis 18:1-8; Matthew 13:33-35 “The kingdom of heaven is like yeast that a woman took and mixed in with three measures of flour until all of it was leavened.” Matthew 13:33b I suppose I ought to have a special “in” when […]