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  • Byron Perrine

    Contributing sermons since Apr 3, 2009
Byron's church

Woodland Village, St. Joseph Mercy Senior Communities, Trinity Health Care System
Brighton, Michigan 48114
810-844-7443

About Byron
  • Education: B.A.; M.A., MATS, Ed. S.; PhD., MDiv.
  • Experience: Ordained baptist minister. Has worked many years as pastor of Bird Island United Methodist Church in Bird Island, Minnesota. Also Executive Director of Our Christian Heritage Foundation.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Contact me. I’m always interested in dialogue.
  • Family: Wife Cheryl is a math teacher.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Bible.
  • Hobbies: Collects ancient manuscripts and bibles.
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  • How Blessed Are The Humble

    Contributed on Aug 14, 2018
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    This message was prepared for and given to residents of a senior living community, and, lifts up reasons for thankfulness for the gift of old age which provides opportunities to grow in grace.

    One of the great Christian virtues is humility… which I suspect is pretty much the same as "meekness" in the passage we read from the Beatitudes today… though I think "humility" is probably a better translation. When I think of "meekness" I think of Dorothy standing before the Wizard in the movie ...read more

  • Message For A Memorial Service Or Funeral

    Contributed on Feb 28, 2018
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    This message was prepared for a quarterly memorial service remember residents of a senior living community who had passed during the previous quarter.

    Mark Antony in Shakespeare’s play, “The Tragedy of Julius Caesar”, gives an oration in which he says, “The evil that men do lives after them, the good is oft interred with their bones.” I would take issue with this, and, in fact, the end result of Anthony’s speech was that the people of Rome ...read more

  • The Significance And Meaning Of The Transfiguration

    Contributed on Feb 12, 2018
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    The transfiguration of Jesus both connects him with Moses and at the same time marks the end of the Old Covenant. Paul's commentary on the transfiguration also helps us understand our call to transformative ministry.

    There is one Sunday of the year that is referred to as "Transfiguration Sunday". Like Christmas, Easter, and other special days, this particular Sunday commemorates a special event in the life of our Lord. On this Sunday we read scripture that tells of something wonderful witnessed by ...read more

  • Griping Is A Sin

    Contributed on Nov 26, 2016
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    This was delivered as a Thanksgiving Eve message. The congregation is challenged to recognize discontent, that it is a sin, and contrary to the thanksgiving that is due the Lord.

    This evening, we have gathered together to give thanks to God. Tomorrow we will share Thanksgiving Day with loved ones. This should be a truly glorious and happy time of the year for us. But, sadly, there will be some who rather than giving thanks will be nursing grudges and complaints against ...read more

  • "Hope"--The First Candle Of Advent

    Contributed on Nov 26, 2016
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    An exposition of hope, its meaning, how it differs from wishful thinking, how it impacts upon our life, and how it can be rekindled.

    Today is the first Sunday of Advent, and the theme for the first Sunday of Advent is HOPE. In fact, my entire sermon this morning will deal with this topic. Hope isn’t something that is universally understood. Many critics of our Christian religion criticize it because they feel that ...read more

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