Sermons from April 2017

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Something to Hold Onto

Mary M

SOMETHING TO HOLD ONTO Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church April 16, 2017; Easter Day, Year A Exodus 19:9-23; John 20:1-18 “Jesus said to her, ‘Do not hold onto me…’” John 20:17 It’s a glorious holiday, Easter. But it’s got built into it a certain difficulty: there’s nothing to hold onto. The tomb is empty, […]

Follow the Mercy

Palm Sunday

FOLLOW THE MERCY Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church April 9, 2017; Palm Sunday, Year A Philippians 2:5-11; Matthew 21:1-11 “…he humbled himself and became obedient to the point of death — even death on a cross.” Philippians 2:8 Anyone over a certain age — or under that age if they know their history — […]

A Tomb with a View

Raising of Lazarus

A TOMB WITH A VIEW Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church April 2, 2017; 5th Sunday in Lent, Year A Ezekiel 37:1-14; John 11:1-45 “Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live…” John 11:25 There’s an old story about Sister Mary Margaret, who worked as a visiting nurse. It was back in […]