Jeff GarrisonBluemont and Mayberry ChurchesMarch 6, 2022Matthew 16:13-20 At the Beginning of Worship: News wise, it’s been another difficult week. We’ve watched the horrors of war in Ukraine. The sabre rattling is frightening as the Russian dictator threatens nuclear war and others warn of a possible World War III. And there is little we can … Read more Why Church?
Jeff GarrisonBluemont and Mayberry ChurchesNovember 15, 2020Matthew 23:13-38©2020 At the beginning of worship: I warned you last week; we’re spending two weeks in the 23rd Chapter of Matthew. It’s a difficult chapter. Jesus deliverers a pulpit-pounding sermon. In the middle of this sermon are seven woes. For each, Jesus lifts up particular actions of … Read more Woe or Whoa?
Jeff GarrisonBluemont and Mayberry ChurchesNovember 8, 2020Matthew 23:1-12 At the beginning of the service: Today we’re moving into the 23rd chapter of Matthew. Some commentators think this is one of the more difficult chapters in Scripture. I’m don’t think that’s true. This text is not that hard for us to understand, but it makes us quite … Read more Matthew 23:1-12
Jeff Garrison Bluemont and Mayberry ChurchesNovember 1, 2020Psalm 110, Matthew 22:41-46 The video above was recorded on Friday, October 30, 2020 and may be a little different from the text below. At the Beginning of Worship We’re going to complete the 22nd Chapter of Matthew’s gospel this morning. Two weeks ago, we began the chapter with … Read more Who is our Savior?
Below is a copy and recording to my sermon for today (the recording was made on Friday, October 23, at Mayberry Church, so it might not be exactly the same as the text). The text is found below the .embedded video. Jeff GarrisonBluemont and Mayberry ChurchesOctober 25, 2020Matthew 22:15-40 At the Beginning of the Service: This … Read more Love God, Love Neighbor
Jeff Garrison Bluemont and Mayberry ChurchesOctober 18, 2020Matthew 22:1-14 Introduction at the beginning of worship: Our text for today’s service is about an invitation to a wedding banquet. Even though this is an allegorical wedding feast, the gospels are full of parties which should remind us that God wants us to have a good … Read more The Wedding Banquet
Jeff Garrison Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church September 6, 2020 Matthew 18:15-20 Click this link to watch the service which begins at the 6 minutes into the table. The sermon starts at 18:20 minutes into the service. Also, it seems I wasn’t the only one to come down hard on gossip this week. Even the Pope … Read more Restoration of a Sinner
Jeff Garrison Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church August 30, 2020 Matthew 16:21-26 Click here to watch the service. The sermon begins at 18 minutes if you want to fast-forward. Beginning of Worship: I saw a meme the other day. A man at a bar ordered a Corona and two hurricanes. “That’d be 20.20,” the bartender said. … Read more It’s All About the Cross
JEFF GARRISON Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church Matthew 15:21-28 August 16, 2020 To watch the service, click here to go to our Youtube site. To see just the sermon (skipping prelude, announcements, call to worship, first hymn and confession) forward to 15:35. Last week, we heard about Jesus saving Peter from drowning after he attempted to … Read more What is Faith?
Jeff Garrison Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church Matthew 14:22-33 August 9, 2020 To watch the sermon, go to our YouTube page (linked here). The sermon begins at 16:30. As you heard in Deanie’s wonderful sermon last week, it had been a tough day for Jesus and the disciples. Jesus had received the news that his … Read more Jesus, We Need You in the Boat