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Wesley’s Questions: “Do I Disobey God?”

  Wesley’s Questions: “Do I Disobey God?” A Message on Titus 3:1-7 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church March 24, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   Titus 3:1-7 (NRSV)   Remind them to be subject to rulers and authorities, to be obedient, to be ready for every good work, 2 to speak evil of no […]

Wesley’s Questions: “Am I Honest?”

  Wesley’s Questions: “Am I Honest?” A Message on Colossians 3:8-10 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church March 17, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   Colossians 3:8-10 (NRSV)   But now you must get rid of all such things—anger, wrath, malice, slander, and abusive language from your mouth. 9 Do not lie to one another, […]

Wesley’s Questions: “Am I A Hypocrite?”

  Wesley’s Questions: “Am I A Hypocrite?” A Message on Matthew 7:1-5 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church March 10, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   Matthew 7:1-5 (NRSV)   “Do not judge, so that you may not be judged. 2 For with the judgment you make you will be judged, and the measure you […]

Short Book, Big Message: 3 John

  Short Book, Big Message: 3 John A Message on 3 John 9-12 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church March 3, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   3 John 9-12 (NRSV)   I have written something to the church; but Diotrephes, who likes to put himself first, does not acknowledge our authority. So if I […]

Short Book, Big Message: 2 John

Short Book, Big Message: 2 John A Message on 2 John 4-6 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Feb. 24, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   2 John 4-6 (NRSV)   I was overjoyed to find some of your children walking in the truth, just as we have been commanded by the Father. But now, […]

Short Book, Big Message: Philemon

Short Book, Big Message: Philemon A Message on Philemon 17-21 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Feb. 17, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   Philemon 17-21 (NRSV)   So if you consider me your partner, welcome him as you would welcome me. 18 If he has wronged you in any way, or owes you anything, […]

Short Book, Big Message: Obadiah

Short Book, Big Message: Obadiah A Message on Obadiah 17-21 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Feb. 10, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   Obadiah 17-21 (NRSV)   But on Mount Zion there shall be those that escape,    and it shall be holy; and the house of Jacob shall take possession of those who dispossessed […]

Methodist Vows: Witness

Methodist Vows: “Witness” A Message on Matthew 5:13-14 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Feb. 3, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   Matthew 5:13-14 (NRSV)   “You are the salt of the earth; but if salt has lost its taste, how can its saltiness be restored? It is no longer good for anything, but is […]

Methodist Vows: Service

Methodist Vows: “Service” A Message on Matthew 20:25-28 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church January 27, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   Matthew 20:25-28 (NRSV)   But Jesus called them to him and said, “You know that the rulers of the Gentiles lord it over them, and their great ones are tyrants over them. It […]

Methodist Vows: Gifts

Methodist Vows: “Gifts” A Message on Romans 12:3-8 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church January 20, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   Romans 12:3-8 (NRSV)   For by the grace given to me I say to everyone among you not to think of yourself more highly than you ought to think, but to think with […]