Sermons from July 2017

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Your Spiritual Benchmark

Benchmark

YOUR SPIRITUAL BENCHMARK Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church July 23, 2017; 16th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Genesis 28:10-19a; Romans 8:12-25   “Then Jacob woke from his sleep and said, ‘Surely the Lord is in this place — and I did not know it!’” Genesis 28:16   As camping equipment goes, it doesn’t […]

Spare Not the Seed

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SPARE NOT THE SEED Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church July 16, 2017; 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Genesis 25:19-34; Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23   “Other seeds fell on good soil and brought forth grain, some a hundredfold, some sixty, some thirty. Let anyone with ears listen!” Matthew 13:8-9   Many, many years ago, […]

The Bible’s Cinderella Story

Water Camels

THE BIBLE’S CINDERELLA STORY Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church July 6, 2017; 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Genesis 24:1-34, 42-67; Romans 8:26-30 “The man gazed at [Rebekah] in silence to learn whether or not the Lord had made his journey successful.” — Genesis 24:21-27 Yes, we’ve all heard the fairy tale of […]

Better Than Luck

God Provides

BETTER THAN LUCK Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church July 2, 2017; 13th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A Genesis 22:1-14; Matthew 10:40-42 “And Abraham looked up and saw a ram, caught in a thicket by its horns. Abraham went and took the ram and offered it up as a burnt offering instead of his […]