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Change: Abraham

Change: Abraham A Message on Genesis 15:1-6 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church June 20, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Genesis 15:1-6 (NRSV) After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, “Do not be afraid, Abram, I am your shield; your reward shall be very great.” 2 But Abram […]

Change: Naomi and Ruth

Change: “Naomi and Ruth” A Message on Ruth 1:6-18 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church June 13, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Ruth 1:6-18 (NRSV) 6 Then she started to return with her daughters-in-law from the country of Moab, for she had heard in the country of Moab that the Lord had considered his people […]

History

“History” A Message on Deuteronomy 28:1-14 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church June 6, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Deuteronomy 28:1-14 (NRSV) 1If you will only obey the Lord your God, by diligently observing all his commandments that I am commanding you today, the Lord your God will set you high above all the nations […]

The Trinity

“The Trinity” A Message on Romans 8:12-17 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church May 30, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Romans 8:12-17 (NRSV) 12 So then, brothers and sisters, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh— 13 for if you live according to the flesh, you will die; but […]

“Joy,” A Message on 1 Peter 1:1-9

“Joy” A Message on 1 Peter 1:3-9 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church May 16, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 1 Peter 1:3-9 (NRSV) 3 Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! By his great mercy he has given us a new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of […]

Good Workers

“Good Workers” A Message on 2 Timothy 2:14-17A, 20-26 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church May 2, 2021, Methodist Readiness School Sunday By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com 2 Timothy 2:14-17A, 20-26 (NRSV) 14 Remind them of this, and warn them before God that they are to avoid wrangling over words, which does no good but only […]

The Greatness of a Child

“The Greatness of a Child” A Message on Matthew 18:1-7 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church April 18, 2021, Methodist Readiness School Sunday By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Matthew 18:1-7 (NRSV) At that time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, “Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?” 2 He called a child, whom […]

“Doubt” “Doubt” A Message on John 20:19-29 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church April 11, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com John 20:19-29 (NRSV) 19 When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked for fear of the Jews, […]

He is Risen!

Easter Sunday: He is Risen! A Message on John 20:1-18 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church April 4, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com John 20:1-18 (NRSV) Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the […]

Palm Sunday: Start Spreading the News!

Palm Sunday: Start Spreading the News! A Message on Mark 11:1-11 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church March 28, 2021 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Mark 11:1-11 (NRSV) 1 When they were approaching Jerusalem, at Bethphage and Bethany, near the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples 2 and said to them, “Go into […]