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Spiritual Disciplines: Prayer

Spiritual Disciplines: Prayer A Message on Matthew 6:5-8 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Feb. 28, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Matthew 6:5-8 (NRSV) 5 “And whenever you pray, do not be like the hypocrites; for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and at the street corners, so that they may be […]

Spiritual Disciplines: Study

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: Covenant A Message on 2 Timothy 3:14-17 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Feb. 21, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 2 Timothy 3:14-17 (NRSV) 14 But as for you, continue in what you have learned and firmly believed, knowing from whom you learned it, 15 and how from childhood you have known […]

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: Covenants

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: Covenant A Message on 1 Peter 2:9-10 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Feb. 14, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 1 Peter 2:9-10 (NRSV) 9 But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s own people, in order that you may proclaim the mighty acts of him who […]

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: Trust

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: “I freely and heartily yield all things to thy pleasure and disposal.” A Message on Jeremiah 17:7-8 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Feb. 7, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Jeremiah 17:7-8 (NRSV) 7 Blessed are those who trust in the Lord, whose trust is the Lord. 8 They shall be like […]

Wesley Covenant Prayer: Treasure

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: “Let me be full, let me be empty. Let me have all things, let me have nothing.” A Message on Matthew 6:19-21 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Jan. 31, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Matthew 6:19-21 (NRSV) 19 “Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust […]

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: Work

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: “Let me be employed by thee or laid aside for thee…” A Message on John 6:22-27 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Jan. 24, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com John 6:22-27 (NRSV) The next day the crowd that had stayed on the other side of the sea saw that there had been […]

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: Suffering

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: “Put me to doing, put me to suffering.” A Message on James 1:2-4 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Jan. 17, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com James 1:2-4 (NRSV) My brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of any kind, consider it nothing but joy, because you know that the testing of […]

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: Acts 15:36-40

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer A Message on Acts 15:36-40 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Jan. 10, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Acts 15:36-40 (NRSV) After some days Paul said to Barnabas, “Come, let us return and visit the believers in every city where we proclaimed the word of the Lord and see how they are […]

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer: Galatians 2:20-21

Wesleyan Covenant Prayer A Message on Galatians 2:20-21 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Jan. 3, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Galatians 2:20-21 (NRSV) …and it is no longer I who live, but it is Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the […]

Glory to God!

Glory to God! A Message on Luke 2:8-20 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Dec. 27, 2020 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Luke 2:8-20 (NRSV) In that region there were shepherds living in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9 Then an angel of the Lord stood before them, and the glory of […]