Sermons from January 2017

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The Excellent Way, 14: Love Rejoices in the Truth

Love Rejoices in the Truth

“THE EXCELLENT WAY, 14: LOVE REJOICES IN THE TRUTH” Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church January 29, 2017; Non-lectionary sermon Psalm 15; John 18:33-40 “Pilate asked [Jesus], ‘What is truth?’” John 18:38a It’s a contest of sorts. A war of words. Two powerful personalities, mano a mano. In this corner: Pontius Pilate. Roman government functionary […]

The Excellent Way, 13: Love Does Not Keep Score

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“THE EXCELLENT WAY, 13: LOVE DOES NOT KEEP SCORE” Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church January 22, 2017; Non-lectionary sermon Genesis 37:3-11,17b-20; Hebrews 12:1-3, 14-15 “See to it that no one fails to obtain the grace of God; that no root of bitterness springs up and causes trouble…” Hebrews 12:15a Today we’re looking at the […]

The Excellent Way, 12: I Don’t Want You Under My Skin

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THE EXCELLENT WAY, 12: I DON’T WANT YOU UNDER MY SKIN Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church January 8, 2017; Non-lectionary sermon Exodus 34:1-10; James 3:13-4:3 “Those conflicts and disputes among you, where do they come from? Do they not come from your cravings that are at war within you?” James 4:1 Well, it’s been […]

Let’s Put Christmas Back Into New Year’s

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LET’S PUT CHRISTMAS BACK INTO NEW YEAR’S Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church January 1, 2017; New Year’s Day, Year A Ecclesiastes 3:1-13; Revelation 21:1-6a   “And the one who was seated on the throne said, ‘See, I am making all things new.’” Revelation 21:5a   Today, in Manhattan, they’re celebrating something new: something New […]