Sermons from March 2016

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Touch and See

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“TOUCH AND SEE” Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church March 27, 2016; Easter Day; Non-Lectionary Sermon Acts 10:34-43; Luke 24:36-49 “Touch me and see; for a ghost does not have flesh and bones as you see that I have.” Luke 24:39b When it comes to Bible passages that tell the story of Jesus’ resurrection, we […]

Bad Friday?

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“BAD FRIDAY?” Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church March 25, 2016, Good Friday 1 Corinthians 1:17-25 “…we proclaim Christ crucified, a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles…” 1 Corinthians 1:23 “TGIF — Thank God it’s Friday!” How many times have you heard that? TGIF means “Thank God the working week is over! Thank […]

The Hero We Need

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THE HERO WE NEED Carlos E. Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church March 20, 2016; Palm Sunday, Year C Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Luke 19:28-40 “As he was now approaching the path down from the Mount of Olives, the whole multitude of the disciples began to praise God joyfully with a loud voice for all the deeds […]

Let It Go!

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LET IT GO! Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church March 13, 2016; 5th Sunday in Lent, Year C Isaiah 43:16-21; Philippians 3:4b-14 “I regard everything as loss because of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord.” Philippians 3:8 Every parent of younger children knows what a huge impact the Disney animated film “Frozen” […]

Manna Moments

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MANNA MOMENTS Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church March 6, 2016; 4th Sunday in Lent, Year C Joshua 5:9-12; John 6.26-36 “The manna ceased on the day they ate the produce of the land…” Joshua 5:12 There’s an old story about a woman who went out to the drugstore one night to get some medicine […]

The Real American Idol

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THE REAL AMERICAN IDOL Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church February 28, 2016; 3rd Sunday in Lent, Year C Isaiah 55:1-9; Luke 13:1-9 “Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy?” Isaiah 55:2 When I was a kid, I remember the pleasures […]