Sermons from September 2015

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What We Choose to See

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WHAT WE CHOOSE TO SEE Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church September 27, 2015; Non-Lectionary Sermon Deuteronomy 15:1-11; Luke 16:19-31 “Besides all this, between you and us a great chasm has been fixed…” Luke 16:26a Some of you out there are teachers — active or retired. I expect you’ve prepared many a lesson plan in […]

Quitters Never Win

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QUITTERS NEVER WIN Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church September 20, 2015; Non-Lectionary Sermon Psalm 130; Luke 18:1-8 “And will not God grant justice to his chosen ones who cry to him day and night?” Luke 18:7a I have a dim recollection, from my high school days, of a hand-lettered sign one of the coaches […]

Stories Jesus Told: A Righteous Wage

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  A RIGHTEOUS WAGE Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church September 6, 2015; Non-Lectionary Sermon 1 Samuel 30:7-10, 18-24; Matthew 20:1–16 “When [the landowner] went out about nine o’clock, he saw others standing idle in the marketplace; and he said to them, ‘You also go into the vineyard, and I will pay you whatever is […]