Sermons

Borderline Personalities, Contentment, and the Good Fight

August 22, 2021

Borderline Personalities, Contentment, and the Good Fight Rev. Christian Iosso, August 22, 2021  Texts: Proverbs 15: 32—16:8; 17: 19-24.    I Timothy 6: 3-8, 11-16.   The book of Proverbs describes…

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“Finding Our Way Home in an Age of Anxiety”

February 23, 2021

“Finding Our Way Home in an Age of Anxiety” February 21, 2021 — First Sunday in Lent First & Franklin Presbyterian Church Rev.  Jack Hodges  The Prayer for Understanding: The Witness…

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Chicken Necks and Lifting Weights: God’s Radical Kingdom

February 3, 2021

“Chicken Necks and Lifting Weights: God’s Radical Kingdom” Psalm 62: 5-12 Mark 1:14-20 Rev. Kate Foster First & Franklin Presbyterian Church Sunday, January 24, 2021 My senior year of high…

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Fitting In

February 3, 2021

Dorothy Churn LaPenta First and Franklin Presbyterian Church – January 10, 2021 Mark 1: 4-11 Acts 19:1-7 FITTING IN There was a difference between John’s baptism and Jesus’ baptism. John’s…

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Ode to a Shepherd

November 25, 2020

“Ode to a Shepherd” – Rev. Rhonda S. Cooper – November 22, 2020 Ezekiel 34:11-16, Matthew 25.31-40, 41-46 Jesus was well aware of both the Psalms and the Prophets, having…

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The Risk-Free Option

November 16, 2020

The Risk-Free Option Matthew 25:14-30 Stephen Hollaway Sunday, November 15, 2020 This story used to frighten me more than all the other judgment parables combined. When I was in college…

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IMAGINE THERE’S A HEAVEN

November 11, 2020

November 1, 2020 Imagine There’s a Heaven Rev. Stephen Hollaway Revelation 7:9-17   John Lennon’s song Imagine is a song that seems to be everywhere. It’s at the Olympics; it’s…

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Sweat Equity

November 4, 2020

Sweat Equity Rev. Robert P. Hoch, Ph.D. First & Franklin Presbyterian Church Baltimore MD 21201 October 4, 2020   Gospel Matthew 21:33-46 33“Listen to another parable. There was a landowner…

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Lively Commentary

October 25, 2020

Lively Commentary Rev. Robert P. Hoch, Ph.D. First &Franklin Presbyterian Church Baltimore MD 21201 October 25, 2020 Matthew 22:34-39   When the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees,…

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Render Unto God

October 18, 2020

Render Unto God  Rev. Robert P. Hoch, Ph.D. First & Franklin Presbyterian Church Baltimore MD 21201 October 18, 2020   Gospel Matthew 22:15-22 15Then the Pharisees went and plotted to…

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Real Hunger & Real Thirst

October 11, 2020

Real Hunger & Real Thirst Rev. Robert P. Hoch, Ph.D. First & Franklin Presbyterian Church Baltimore MD 21201 October 11, 2020     Gospel Matthew 22:1-14 1Once more Jesus spoke…

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Power Grab or Gift of Power?

September 27, 2020

    Power Grab or Gift of Power? Rev. Robert P. Hoch, Ph.D.   First & Franklin Presbyterian Church Baltimore MD September 27, 2020   Philippians 2:1-13   1If then…

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