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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 […]

Meeting Jesus: Peter

  Meeting Jesus: Peter A Message on Acts 2:32-41 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church June 9, 2019, Pentecost Sunday By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Acts 2:32-41 (NRSV) This Jesus God raised up, and of that all of us are witnesses. 33 Being therefore exalted at the right hand of God, and having received from the […]

Meeting Jesus: The Roman Guard

“Meeting Jesus: The Roman Guard” A Message on Acts 16:25-34 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church June 2, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Acts 16:25-34 (NRSV) About midnight Paul and Silas were praying and singing hymns to God, and the prisoners were listening to them. 26 Suddenly there was an earthquake, so violent that the […]

Meeting Jesus: Mary

  “Meeting Jesus: Mary” A Message on John 19:25-27 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church May 12, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com John 19:25-27 (NRSV) Meanwhile, standing near the cross of Jesus were his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene. 26 When Jesus saw his mother and the […]

Meeting Jesus: Children

  “Meeting Jesus: Children” A Message on Mark 10:13-16 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church April May 5, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Mark 10:13-16 (NRSV) People were bringing little children to him in order that he might touch them; and the disciples spoke sternly to them. 14 But when Jesus saw this, he was […]

Meeting Jesus: Blind Bartimaeus

  “Meeting Jesus: Blind Bartimaeus” A Message on Mark 10:46-52 For Jacksonville First United Methodist Church April 28, 2019 By Doug Wintermute dwinterm@yahoo.com Mark 10:46-52 (NRSV) They came to Jericho. As he and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. 47 […]