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Contributed on Mar 1, 2010
Drawing the opening verses of this passge, we are reminded that through the power of God's Holy Spirit, we can face our temptations head-on, rahter than avoid them which is our first inclination.
Facing Temptations Head-On Luke 4:1-13 & Romans 10:8-13 (Lent 1C) Rev. Beth Garrod-Logsdon Wilmore Presbyterian Church Well, here we are again – the first Sunday of Lent. The day when the mood and emotions of worship seem to take a downhill slide – the hymns become more ...read more
Contributed on Mar 1, 2010
Lent 2C - A look at Psalm 27 & Philippians 3:17-4:1. With a reminder that God loves us no matter what. And a challenge to be examples of Christ, no matter what.
No Matter What Philippians 3:17-4:1 & Psalm 27 (Lent 2C - 2010) Rev. Beth Garrod-Logsdon Wilmore Presbyterian Church On Thursday, I took the opportunity to go to Asbury Seminary’s chapel service to experience the preaching of one of the top preachers of our time. Dr. Tom Long is ...read more
Contributed on Sep 28, 2009
A call for the Church universal (individuals and institutions)to be united together "on the Lord’s side"
There once were a baker and a farmer who entered into a business agreement. The baker would purchase the farmer’s butter while the farmer purchased the baker’s bread. The agreement seemed like a match made in heaven. Day in and day out butter and bread would exchange hands. But all was not as ...read more
Contributed on Sep 20, 2009
Relating the characteristics of the noble wife in Proverbs 31 to the Church - as the church is the bride of Christ in the world. Are we a wife of noble character bringing glory to the Bridegroom?
A Bride of Noble Character James 3:13-18 & Proverbs 31:10-31 How true is the opening question of the Proverbs passage? A wife of this echelon of noble character, who indeed can find? She is most certainly the woman that nearly every man would want to marry. And she is the wife that most ...read more
Contributed on Aug 31, 2009
Too often our living and worship become steeped in tradition and ritual. This sermon is a call to examine what we do and more importantly WHY we do it in an attempt to keep us from elevating the traditions of men above the law of God.
Tradition for Tradition’s Sake Mark 7:1-23 (This message was preceded by singing "Joy to the World" as the opening hymn and the theme of "tradition" was introduced by a video clip of Fiddler on the Roof - from the prologue 1:55 (as the fiddler begins to play) through 3:57 (as Tevye says, ...read more
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Contributed on Apr 14, 2009
As a young teen, I loved to read books from the “Choose Your Own Adventure” series. In the first couple of pages a story would be set up – for example you are going on a hike with your cousins and it begins to storm. But by the end of page three the reader comes to a critical point in the story ...read more