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Grace is for Giving

Grace

GRACE IS FOR GIVING Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church April 12, 2015; 2nd Sunday of Easter, Year B Acts 4:32-35; John 20:19-23 “With great power the apostles gave their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great grace was upon them all.” Acts 4:33 You know, when the children go home after […]

Now You See Him…

Empty Tomb

NOW YOU SEE HIM… Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church April 5, 2015; Easter Day, Year B Mark 16:1-8 “You are looking for Jesus of Nazareth, who was crucified. He has been raised; he is not here.” Mark 16:6b If you were to create a new religion, that had at its center a testimony of […]

The Resurrection Key

Rosetta Stone

THE RESURRECTION KEY Carl Wilton Jenkinson’s Pavilion, Community Easter Sunrise Service April 5, 2015; Easter Day Colossians 3:1-4; John 20:1-18 “…for you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.” Colossians 3:3 I’ve been doing these Easter Sunrise Services, here at Jenkinson’s, for nearly 25 years. I’ve been here every Easter for […]

Armed With a Dream

armed with a dream

ARMED WITH A DREAM Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church March 28, 2015; Palm Sunday, Year B Psalm 118:1-2, 19-29; Mark 11:1-11 “Then those who went ahead and those who followed were shouting, ‘Hosanna! Blessed is the one who comes in the name of the Lord!’” Mark 11:9 Several weeks ago, reports of the 50th […]

Not for Sale

Money Changers

NOT FOR SALE Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church March 8, 2015, 3rd Sunday in Lent, Year B Exodus 20:1-17; John 2:13-22 “In the temple [Jesus] found people selling cattle, sheep, and doves, and the money changers seated at their tables. Making a whip of cords, he drove all of them out of the temple…” […]

Children of Abraham

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CHILDREN OF ABRAHAM Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church March 1, 2015; Second Sunday in Lent, Year B Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Mark 8:31-38   “Then Abram fell on his face; and God said to him, ‘As for me,                                           this is my covenant with you:                        You shall be the ancestor of a multitude of […]

Seeing One Another As We Really Are

Dazzling

SEEING ONE ANOTHER AS WE REALLY ARE Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church February 21, 2015; 1st Sunday in Lent, Year B Psalm 50:1-6; Mark 9:2-9 “And [Jesus] was transfigured before them, and his clothes became dazzling white, such as no one on earth could bleach them.” Mark 9:2b I was in Louisville, Kentucky last […]

Many Happy Returns

Many Happy Returns

MANY HAPPY RETURNS Carlos E. Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church February 14, 2015 Hosea 6:1-6; 1 John 3:18-24 “Little children, let us love, not in word or speech, but in truth and action.” 1 John 3:18 Yesterday was Valentine’s Day — the day when all the world seems to be in love with love. For […]

The Power of Us

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THE POWER OF US Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church February 8, 2015, 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Micah 4:1-7; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 “I have become all things to all people, that I might by all means save some.” 1 Corinthians 9:22b “I have become all things to all people.” It’s a famous […]

Love, The Builder

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LOVE, THE BUILDER Carl Wilton Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church February 1, 2015, 4th Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year B Psalm 127; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13 “Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.” 1 Corinthians 8:1b Have I ever told you about the Inflatable Church? I am not making this up. You can find it on the […]