Showing posts from May, 2019

Heavenly Home: In Life and in Death

The First United Presbyterian Church “Heavenly Home: In Life and in Death” Rev. Amy Morgan May 26, 2019 Listen to audio Romans 14:7-9 We do not live to ourselves, and we do not die to ourselves.   8 If we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord; so then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord's.   9 For to this end Christ died and lived again, so that he might be Lord of both the dead and the living. John 14:1-7, 27 "Do not let your hearts be troubled. Believe in God, believe also in me.   2 In my Father's house there are many dwelling places. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you?   3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, so that where I am, there you may be also.   4 And you know the way to the place where I am going."   5 Thomas said to him, "Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know th

Heavenly Home: Resurrection of the Body

The First United Presbyterian Church “Heavenly Home: Resurrection of the Body” Rev. Amy Morgan May 19, 2019 Listen to audio John 20:19-20 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, Jesus came and stood among them and said, "Peace be with you."   20 After he said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples rejoiced when they saw the Lord. 1 Corinthians 15:1-8, 12-26, 35-55 Now I would remind you, brothers and sisters, of the good news that I proclaimed to you, which you in turn received, in which also you stand,   2 through which also you are being saved, if you hold firmly to the message that I proclaimed to you-- unless you have come to believe in vain.   3 For I handed on to you as of first importance what I in turn had received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the scriptures,   4 and that he wa

Dust and Wonder

The First United Presbyterian Church “Dust and Wonder” Rev. Amy Morgan May 12, 2019 Listen to audio Genesis 3:14-19 14 The LORD God said to the serpent, "Because you have done this, cursed are you among all animals and among all wild creatures; upon your belly you shall go, and dust you shall eat all the days of your life.   15 I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will strike your head, and you will strike his heel."   16 To the woman he said, "I will greatly increase your pangs in childbearing; in pain you shall bring forth children, yet your desire shall be for your husband, and he shall rule over you."   17 And to the man he said, "Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten of the tree about which I commanded you, 'You shall not eat of it,' cursed is the ground because of you; in toil you shall eat of it all the days of your life;   18 thorns and this