Proper 21 (B), Sept. 28, 2003 It's Too Early to Say Esther 7:1-10 Was it Yogi Berra, the New York Yankee catcher who used to manage the New York Mets, who once suggested the profound piece of information, "It ain't over till it's over"? It looks like something good is coming and we are s
Proper 20 (B) September 21, 2003 Who is Great? Mark 9:30-37 On the journey to Capernaum, the disciples had been discussing greatness. Nothing really unusual about that. The conversation had been on which of them was the greatest. Nothing really wrong with that. Not really. There is a
Casting Out Demons (March, 2003 POL) Topic: God's Greatness Author: Rick Brand, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Henderson, NC Title: Casting out Demons Text: Isaiah 40:21-31 There are a lot of things happening that do not seem to fit the picture we have of ourselves. So many of our cherished
Faith on Earth? (February, 2003 POL) Topic: Prayer Author: Rick Brand, Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Henderson, NC Title: Faith on Earth? Text: Luke 18:1-8 Edward Bennett Williams is one of those distinguished lawyers who comes from one of those blue blood families who end up heading up lo
Old Simeon and Anna have lived all their lives waiting on the promise of God to bring about the redemption of His people. That one hope, that one vision, that one dream, has been the center of their entire lives. In this first person Christmas sermon, a temple witness watches as Simeon and Anna...