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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 […]

  Note: This message was written and preached by Andrew Thompson, a participant in the Texas Annual Conference’s College Pastoral Intern Project (CPIP). Andrew will be starting his senior year this fall at Abilene Christian University and is discerning a call to ordained ministry in the United Methodist Church. He has served here at Jacksonville […]

Meeting Jesus: The Prodigal Son’s Father

  Meeting Jesus: The Prodigal Son’s Father A Message on Luke 15:11-32 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church June 16, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Luke 15:11-32 (NRSV) Then Jesus said, “There was a man who had two sons. 12 The younger of them said to his father, ‘Father, give me the share of the […]