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Faithbook — Biblical Truths for the Digital Age: “Your Story”

Faithbook–Biblical Lessons for the Digital Age: “Your Page (Your Story)” A Message on 2 Corinthians 5:11-15 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Aug.12, 2018 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 2 Corinthians 5:11-15 (NRSV)   Therefore, knowing the fear of the Lord, we try to persuade others; but we ourselves are well known to God, and I […]

Faithbook — Biblical Truths for the Digital Age: “Home”

Faithbook–Biblical Lessons for the Digital Age: “Home” A Message on 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Aug. 5, 2018 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 2 Corinthians 5:1-10 (NRSV)   For we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with […]

Faithboo–Biblical Lessons for the Digital Age: “About”

Faithbook–Biblical Lessons for the Digital Age: “About” A Message on Philippians 2:1-10 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church July 29, 2018 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   Philippians 2:1-10 (NRSV) 2 If then there is any encouragement in Christ, any consolation from love, any sharing in the Spirit, any compassion and sympathy, 2 make my joy […]

Fruit of the Spirit: “Self Control”

  Fruit of the Spirit: “Self Control” A Message on Titus 2:11-15For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church July 22, 2018 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Titus 2:11-15 (NRSV) For the grace of God has appeared, bringing salvation to all, 12 training us to renounce impiety and worldly passions, and in the present age to live lives […]

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Fruit of the Spirit: “Gentleness”

  Fruit of the Spirit: “Gentleness” A Message on 2 Timothy 2:22-26 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church July 15, 2018 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   2 Timothy 2:22-26 (NRSV) Shun youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart. 23 Have nothing […]

Fruit of the Spirit: “Faithfulness”

  Fruit of the Spirit: “Faithfulness” A Message on Luke 16:1-13 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church July 8, 2018 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Luke 16:1-13 (NRSV)   Then Jesus said to the disciples, “There was a rich man who had a manager, and charges were brought to him that this man was squandering his […]

Fruit of the Spirit: “Goodness”

  Fruit of the Spirit: “Goodness” A Message on Romans 8:28-30 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church July 1, 2018 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com   Romans 8:28-30 (NRSV)   28 We know that all things work together for good for those who love God, who are called according to his purpose. 29 For those whom […]

Fruit of the Spirit: “Kindness”

  Fruit of the Spirit: “Kindness” A Message on Ephesians 4:29-32 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church June 24, 2018 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Ephesians 4:29-32 (NRSV)   Let no evil talk come out of your mouths, but only what is useful for building up, as there is need, so that your words may give […]

Fruit of the Spirit: “Patience”

Fruit of the Spirit: “Patience” A Message on Psalm 37:7-11 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church June 17, 2018 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Psalm 37:7-11 (NRSV)   Be still before the Lord, and wait patiently for him;    do not fret over those who prosper in their way,    over those who carry out evil devices. Refrain […]

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Another Side of Sunday: “Peace”

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law. Galatians 5:22-23 ESV Pastor Bonnie reminded us Sunday, peace is only one part of the fruit of the Spirit. The fruit of the Spirit is one fruit with nine different characteristics. We […]