Showing posts from July, 2022

July 24th: "Always Yes"

  Watch the sermon here First United Presbyterian Church “Always Yes” Rev. Amy Morgan July 24, 2022 Luke 11:1-13 He was praying in a certain place, and after he had finished, one of his disciples said to him, "Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples."   2 He said to them, "When you pray, say: Father, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come.   3 Give us each day our daily bread.   4 And forgive us our sins, for we ourselves forgive everyone indebted to us. And do not bring us to the time of trial."   5 And he said to them, "Suppose one of you has a friend, and you go to him at midnight and say to him, 'Friend, lend me three loaves of bread;   6 for a friend of mine has arrived, and I have nothing to set before him.'   7 And he answers from within, 'Do not bother me; the door has already been locked, and my children are with me in bed; I cannot get up and give you anything.'   8 I tell you, even though he will not get up and give him

July 10th: "This Is the Sermon About Abortion"

Watch the Sermon here First United Presbyterian Church “This Is the Sermon About Abortion” Rev. Amy Morgan July 10, 2022 Judges 11:29-40 29 Then the Spirit of the LORD came upon Jephthah.  He passed through Gilead and Manasseh, and he passed through Mizpah of Gilead, and from Mizpah of Gilead to the Ammonites.  30 And Jephthah made a vow to the LORD and said, “If you will for certain give the Ammonites into my hand, 31 then whoever comes out from the doors of my house to meet me upon my peaceful return from the Ammonites will be the LORD’s, and I will offer him up for a burnt offering.”  32 Then Jephthah crossed over to the Ammonites to wage war with them, and the LORD gave them into his hand.  33 And he smote them from Aroer as far as Minith - twenty towns - and as far as Abel-keramim; an exceedingly great slaughter.  So the Ammonites surrendered themselves to the Israelites.  34 Then Jephthah came into Mitzpah, to his house.  And behold!, his daughter was coming out to meet him with