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All Saints Sunday Meeting Jesus: Martha

Meeting Jesus: Martha A Message on John 11:17-27 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Nov. 3, 2019 (All Saints Sunday) By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com John 11:17-27 (NRSV) When Jesus arrived, he found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb four days. Now Bethany was near Jerusalem, some two miles away, and many of the […]

Meeting Jesus: The Widow’s Offering

Meeting Jesus: The Widow’s OfferingA Message on Luke 21:1-4For Jacksonville First United Methodist ChurchOct. 27, 2019By Doug Wintermutedwinterm@yahoo.com Luke 21:1-4 (NRSV) He looked up and saw rich people putting their gifts into the treasury; he also saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. He said, “Truly I tell you, this poor widow […]

Meeting Jesus: The Boy with Five Loaves and Two Fish

Meeting Jesus: The Boy with Five Loaves and Two Fish A Message on John 6:1-14 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Oct. 13, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com John 6:1-14 (NRSV) After this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias. 2 A large crowd kept […]

Meeting Jesus: Zacchaeus

“Seek and You will Find” A Message on Luke 19:1-10 Jacksonville First United Methodist Church By Amber Jones, Associate Pastor amberjones293@gmail.com Luke 19:1-10 Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus; he was a chief tax collector and was wealthy. He wanted to see who Jesus was, […]

Meeting Jesus: The Seven Disciples

Meeting Jesus: The Seven Disciples A Message on John 21:1-14 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Sept. 8, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com John 21:1-14 (NRSV) After these things Jesus showed himself again to the disciples by the Sea of Tiberias; and he showed himself in this way. 2 Gathered there together were Simon Peter, […]

Meeting Jesus: Saul

Meeting Jesus: Saul A Message on Acts 9:1-20 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Sept. 1, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Acts 9:1-20 (NRSV) Meanwhile Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest 2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues at Damascus, so that […]

Meeting Jesus: Barnabus

Meeting Jesus: Barnabas A message on Acts 13:1-3; Romans 10:13-15By Amber Jones Associate PastorJacksonville First United Methodist ChurchAugust 25, 2019 “Commissioned!” Acts 13:1-3 Barnabas and Saul Commissioned13 Now in the church at Antioch there were prophets and teachers: Barnabas, Simeon who was called Niger, Lucius of Cyrene, Manaen a member of the court of Herod the ruler […]

Meeting Jesus: The Syrophoenician Woman

  Meeting Jesus: The Syrophoenician Woman A Message on Mark 7:24-30 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Aug. 18, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Mark 7:24-30 (NRSV) From there he set out and went away to the region of Tyre. He entered a house and did not want anyone to know he was there. Yet […]

Meeting Jesus: Nicodemus

  Meeting Jesus: Nicodemus A Message on John 3:1-17 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church Aug. 11, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com John 3:1-17 (NRSV) Now there was a Pharisee named Nicodemus, a leader of the Jews. 2 He came to Jesus by night and said to him, “Rabbi, we know that you are a […]

Meeting Jesus: The Man Born Blind

  Meeting Jesus: The Man Blind from Birth A Message on John 9:1-12 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church July 28, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com John 9:1-12 (NRSV) As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he […]