Sermon Series
  • 1. 0806 Trinity Vi: Bathing, Eating, And Slavery

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
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    We are all slaves, but where you bathe and what you eat tell whose slave you are. There is a slavery that gives the appearance of freedom, and a freedom that only comes in slavery.

    Sermon: Bathing, Eating, and Slavery Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, July 25, 2004 Occasion: Trinity VI Text: Ro 6:19-23, Mark 8:1-9 Who: Mark Woolsey I. Intro We are all slaves, but where you bathe and what you eat tell whose slave you are. There is a slavery that gives the appearance ...read more

  • 2. 0812 Trinity Xii: Devil's Martyrs And Damnable Definitions

    Contributed on Jul 27, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
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    Explanation of "ministry of condemnation" and the "ministry of the Spirit". Why is anyone a marytr for the Devil?

    Sermon: Devil’s Martyrs and Damnable Definitions Text: II Cor 3:4-9 Mark 7:31-37 Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, August 29, 2004 Occasion: Trinity XII Who: Mark Woolsey I. Intro Do you know why the early Christian busnessmen had such a hard time? Because the lions kept eating up their ...read more

  • 3. 0800a Trinity Sunday: Santa Clause And The Black Dwarf

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
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    Did you know that you would be damned except for Santa Claus, the Black Dwarf, and others who helped them?

    Santa Clause and the Black Dwarf I preached this at Arbor House on 6/27/04 Trinity Sunday I. Topic A. Feast/fast days B. Who knows? II. Story A. Did you know that you would be damned except for SC, the BD, and others who helped them? B. Not a fable or simple ...read more

  • 4. 0805 Trinity V: Failed Prayer

    Contributed on Aug 5, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,550 views

    Peter’s prayer of Luke 5:1-11 failed because he had too much faith!

    Sermon: Failed prayer Text: Luke 5:1-11 Occasion: Trinity V Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, July 3, 2005 (which is really Trinity VI, I know) Where: TI Morning Prayer When: Friday, July 8, 2005 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be ...read more

  • 5. 0816 Trinity Xvi: Jesus' Calloused Hands

    Contributed on Aug 9, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
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    Jesus is hardly ever more compassionate than we see Him in our Gospel passage read this morning.

    Sermon: Jesus� Calloused Hands Text: Luke 7:11-17, Eph 3:13-21 Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, Sep 26, 2004 Occasion: Trinity XVI Who: Mark Woolsey I . Intro Jesus is hardly ever more compassionate than we see Him in our Gospel passage read this morning. Look down ...read more

  • 6. 0809 Trinity Ix: Prodigal Son: The Missing Ingredient

    Contributed on Aug 15, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,880 views

    If you miss a key ingredient of this story, you end up turning its meaning on its head.

    Sermon: Prodigal son: The Missing Ingredient Text: Luke 15:11-32 Occasion: Trinity IX Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, July 24, 2005 Where: TI Morning Prayer When: Friday, August 12, 2005 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy ...read more

  • 7. 0820 Trinity Xx: Scary Party

    Contributed on Aug 22, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,259 views

    When God "invites" us to a banquet, it’s not just another party that we squeeze into our busy schedule if we have the time. It is a royal feast and we lay down our lives, if necessary, in order to attend.

    Sermon: Scary Party Text: Matt 22:1-14, Eph 5:15-21 Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, Oct 24, 2004 Occasion: Trinity XX Who: Mark Woolsey I. Intro Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my Redeemer. Why does ...read more

  • 8. 0800b Trinity Sunday: Salvation, Revelation, And Adoration

    Contributed on Aug 24, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,801 views

    Trinity Sunday is of highest importance; it causes us to center on the core of our faith. To reject what is presented today is to choose eternal death over life. Far from being irrelevant, today is as practical as drinking water.

    Sermon: Salvation, Revelation, and Adoration Text: Rev 4:1-11, John 3:1-15 Occasion: Trinity Sunday Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, May 22, 2005 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. In ...read more

  • 9. 0814 Trinity Xiv: The Ten Lepers: The Excessive Ingredient

    Contributed on Aug 25, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,817 views

    The suprising but important points in the story of the 10 lepers.

    Sermon: The Ten Lepers: The Excessive Ingredient Text: Luke 17:11-19 Occasion: Trinity XIV Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, August 28, 2005 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. In the ...read more

  • 10. 0818 Trinity Xviii: Loving God: The Hardest Commandment

    Contributed on Sep 26, 2005
    based on 56 ratings
     | 2,899 views

    Sometimes loving God can be the hardest thing we do.

    Sermon: Loving God: The Hardest Commandment Text: Matt 22:34-46 Occasion: Trinity XVIII Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, September 25, 2005 Audio link: http://providencerec.com/Sound%20Files/Matt22;34-46TrinityXVIIILovingGodTheHardestCommandment.mp3 May the words of my ...read more

  • 11. 0822 Trinity Xxii: Parable Of Unforgiving Servant:forgiving And Forgiveness

    Contributed on Nov 7, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
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    The parable of the Unforgiving Servant : Forgiving and Forgiveness. How can God grant forgiveness and then rescend it?

    Sermon: The parable of the Unforgiving Servant: Forgiving and Forgiveness. Text: Matt 18:21-35, Phil 1:3-11 Occasion: Trinity XXII Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, October 23, 2005 Audio link: ...read more

  • 12. 0826 Trinity Xxvi: Christ The King

    Contributed on Dec 6, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,822 views

    This is "Christ the King" Sunday, yet we are also forced to ask with the Psalmist, "How long, O Lord?"

    Sermon: Christ The King Text: Jer 23:5-8 Occasion: Trinity XXVI Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, Novenber 20, 2005 Audio link: http://providencerec.com/Sound%20Files/Srmn06-01-01WoolseyJer23;05-08TrinityXXVIChristTheKing.mp3 May the words of my mouth and the meditation ...read more

  • 13. 0802 Trinity Ii: So What Do We Have To Do?

    Contributed on Jun 26, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
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    Is God’s eternal feast a potluck, a BYOB, or completely "on the house"?

    Sermon: So What DO We Have To Do? Text: Luke 14:16-24 (Parable of the Great Supper) Occasion: Trinity II Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, June 25, 2006 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. ...read more

  • 14. 0807 Trinity Vii: Bread, Spit, An Ass, And Aha

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2006
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    How to bread, spit, an ass, and aha relate to the feeding of the 4000?

    Sermon: Bread, Spit, an Ass, and Aha Text: Mark 8:1-9 (Feeding of the 4000), Ro 6:19-23 (slaves of sin/God) Occasion: Trinity VII Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, July 30, 2006 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my ...read more

  • 15. 0808 Trinity Viii: False Prophets And The Three Confessions

    Contributed on Jul 29, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
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    The role of the prophet today and how to discern between true & false ones.

    Sermon: False Prophets and the Three Confessions Text: Matt 7:15-21-23 & Ro 8:12-17 Occasion: Trinity VIII Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Providence REC When: Sunday, July 29, 2007 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my ...read more

  • 16. 0810 Trinityx: The Weakness Of Jesus

    Contributed on Aug 12, 2007
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    The Gospel passage today seems to portray Jesus as weak, unable to save even His own family of people. How can God the Son be said to be weak? If Christ cannot save even His own earthly people, can He save us?

    Sermon: The Weakness of Jesus Text: Luke 19:41-47 Occasion: Trinity X Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Providence REC When: Sunday, August 12, 2007 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. In the name of the Father, ...read more

  • 17. 0815 Trinity Xv: Believe The Gospel, Dangit!

    Contributed on Sep 16, 2007
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    My text today will come in part from the epistle of St Paul to the Anglicans. Yes, the epistle to the Anglicans. I’ll tell you the theme of the whole epistle. It is: "Believe the Gospel, dangit!".

    Sermon: Believe the Gospel, dangit! Text: Matt 6:24-34, Gal 6:11-18 Occasion: Trinity XV Who: Mark Woolsey When: Sunday, Sep 16, 2007 Where: Providence Reformed Episcopal Church May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my ...read more

  • 18. 0821 Trinity Xxi: Jesus, My Brother Was Murdered

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2007
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    My first response when I learned of the passage I am to preach on this morning was a mild, "What will I say?" Jesus healed a boy, but so what? What possible use could this be to my life? What difference does faith make?

    Sermon: Jesus, My Brother was Murdered. Text: John 4:46-54 Occasion: Trinity XXI Who: Mark Woolsey When: Sunday, Oct 28, 2007 Where: Providence Reformed Episcopal Church May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, O Lord, my strength and my redeemer. ...read more

  • 19. 0803a Trinity Iii: The Hound Of Heaven, Part I

    Contributed on Jun 5, 2008
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    The lesson from these parables is that Jesus DOES give up on some people, and that only seeing it in this way is there any good news. If you think the message of these stories is that God never gives up on anyone, I suggest you have gotten it backwards.

    Sermon: The Hound of Heaven, Part I Text: Luke 15:1-10 Occasion: Trinity III (actually given on Trinity II) Who: Mark Woolsey When: Sunday, June 1, 2008 Where: Providence Reformed Episcopal Church Luke 15:1-10, NKJV: Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew near to Him to hear Him. ...read more

  • 20. 0803b Trinity Iii: The Hound Of Heaven, Part Ii

    Contributed on Jun 7, 2008
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    The lesson from these parables is that Jesus DOES give up on some people, and that only seeing it in this way is there any good news. If you think the message of these stories is that God never gives up on anyone, I suggest you have gotten it backwards.

    Sermon: The Hound of Heaven, Part II Text: Luke 15:1-10 Occasion: Trinity III Who: Mark Woolsey When: Sunday, June 8, 2008 Where: Providence Reformed Episcopal Church Luke 15:1-10, NKJV: Then all the tax collectors and the sinners drew near to Him to hear Him. And the Pharisees and ...read more

  • 21. 0817 Trinity Xvii: Covenantal Collapse

    Contributed on Oct 4, 2008
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    The relationship of the Christian Sabbath and the Gospel

    Sermon: Covenantal Collapse Text: Luke 14:1-11 Occasion: Trinity XVII Who: Mark Woolsey When: Sunday, Sep 21, 2008 (which is really Trinity XVIII) Where: Providence Reformed Episcopal Church Luke 14:1-11, NKJV: Now it happened, as He went into the house of one of the rulers of the ...read more

  • 22. 0801 Trinity I: Hell Takes A Dive

    Contributed on Jun 15, 2009
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    Hell has gotten a bad rap these days. Dante wrote about its amusement park, but that’s fallen into disrepair. It’s no longer on the list of any popular tourist destinations.

    Sermon: Hell Takes a Dive Text: Luke 16:19-31, Jer 23:23-32, Mat 7:13-14,21-29, I John 4:7-21 Occasion: Trinity I Who: Mark Woolsey Where: Providence Reformed Episcopal Church When: Sunday, June 14th, 2009 May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in Thy sight, ...read more