Sermons from October 2016

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The Excellent Way, 10: Love Is Not Rude

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THE EXCELLENT WAY, 10: LOVE IS NOT RUDE Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church October 23, 2016; non-lectionary sermon Proverbs 11:5-13; Luke 19:1-10 “[Jesus] looked up and said to him, ‘Zacchaeus, hurry and come down; for I must stay at your house today.’” Luke 19:5 I ran across something weirdly fascinating in the newspaper this […]

The Excellent Way, 9: “Love Is Not Arrogant”

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THE EXCELLENT WAY, 9: “LOVE IS NOT ARROGANT” Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church October 16, 2016; non-lectionary sermon Isaiah 2:10-22; 1 Peter 5:1-7 “And all of you must clothe yourselves with humility in your dealings with one another, for ‘God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.’” 1 Peter 5:5b Have you […]

The Excellent Way, 8: Love Is Not Boastful

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THE EXCELLENT WAY, 8: LOVE IS NOT BOASTFUL Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church October 8, 2016; Non-lectionary sermon Jeremiah 9:12-16, 23-24; 2 Corinthians 10:12-18 “Let the one who boasts, boast in the Lord.” 2 Corinthians 10:17 Something preachers like me often do — especially if we preach most every Sunday — is to follow […]

The Excellent Way, 7: Love Is Not Envious

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THE EXCELLENT WAY, 7: LOVE IS NOT ENVIOUS Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church October 2, 2016; Non-lectionary sermon Genesis 4:1-12; 1 Peter 1:22-2:3 “And when they were in the field, Cain rose up against his brother Abel, and killed him” Genesis 4:8b If I were to ask you to name the oldest sin in […]