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The last time I was at First Presbyterian Jackson - I was in the sanctuary of First Presbyterian Church Jackson, Mississippi was in September of 1975!  And I promise to be back in thirty-nine and a half years for another visit!  And I know that I’m probably belaboring the obvious but this place looks a lot different.  Did something happen between 1975?  I remember it pretty well but...

Please turn with me in your Bibles to John chapter 6, John chapter 6.  It begins in the church Bible on page 891.

Starving Souls and Hungry Hearts

 And before we read, something to consider.  My wife could tell you that sometimes, especially when I am hungry, that I can be pretty forgetful.  Sometimes, especially when I am hungry, I...

Found: When Ordinary People Meet Jesus

Each week over the last several Sunday evenings we’ve been looking at some of the encounters between Jesus and ordinary people in the Gospel stories.  These people come from different backgrounds, different ethnicities even.  Their problems, as we’ve begun to see, are complex; they are varied.  But in each case so far, they leave their meeting with Jesus changed forever.  Tonight we’re going to be thinking about what...

An Empty Life? (A series on Ecclesiastes)

The Emptiness of Significance Ecclesiastes 1:1-11

If you have your Bibles, I'd invite you to turn with me to the book of Ecclesiastes. Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, in your Old Testament. We’re beginning a summer Sunday morning series on the book of Ecclesiastes, a book that at first reading is filled with despair, frank hopelessness, stiff philosophy, is in fact full of gospel truth. And we...

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