Author Archives: Fries Church

Can We Handle the Truth?

This written sermon has had additional information of interest added to illustrate the points made in the oral version.  WNG This morning I am going to attempt a short sermon.  The late Peter Marshall, who was once chaplain of the … Continue reading

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Unity in Diversity

John 17:20-26 Some of you know that I collect typewriters. I love them for their quality, and variety, and for their historical associations. I have a typewriter like the typewriter that Ernest Hemingway used to write most of his novels. … Continue reading

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Glory and Love

Psalm 148 and John 13:31-35 In Psalm 148, the Psalmist calls for everything (and everyone) created by the Lord God to  praise the Lord God. It is interesting to take note of the categories he assigns. In verse 1, the … Continue reading

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Reading Scripture Cafeteria Style

John 21:1-19 The late Bishop Herbert Spaugh was still living when I went to The Little Church on the Lane, way back in 1977. It was my privilege to meet with the Bishop for an hour once each week. He … Continue reading

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The First Apostle: Mary Magdalene

John 20:1-18 This morning I want to talk to you about the first apostle.  Children sometimes ask me about the difference between an apostle and an epistle. It is easy to tell them apart. An apostle will not fit into … Continue reading

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