Sermons by Pastor Shirley

DO Hear the Call

Paul traveled on an unexpected life journey, going above and beyond.  He never expected to be called to be doing all he did.  At one time, he was out to get Christians and made a living and purpose in having them persecuted and then God intervened and his purpose changed.  It is written that no…

Celebrating Humanity

Scripture stated that a leper came to Jesus begging him, and kneeling to Jesus, “If you choose, you can make me clean.” Moved with pity, Jesus stretched out his hand and touched him, and said to him, “I do choose. Be made clean!” Immediately the leprosy left him, and he was made clean. After sternly warning him, Jesus sent him away at…

“Remember Your Baptism”

WGUMC     Remember Your Baptism   January 14, 2018     A kindergarten teacher gave her class a show and tell assignment of bringing something that represents their religion. The first child got in front of the class and said “My name is Benjamin and I am Jewish and this is the Star of David. The second child…

“Testimonies”

Hagar’s Hope (CARDBOARD TESTIMONIES)  August 13, 2017  WGUMC   Genesis 16  Jeremiah 29:11 By Pastor Shirley Daddario  Families go through troubles.  Sometimes we are the cause, sometimes troubles happen.  In the book of Genesis in chapter 16 what happened was clear.  Abram and Sarai were worn out with worry.  Abram’s deepest heart’s desire for heirs wasn’t…

Praying for the Children

A mom from our church prays specific scripture, for her children everyday for years and still praying into their adult lives. Hear this mother’s prayer of just 4 of 12 scripture verses she prays through, and know that scripture is God’s promises. This mom is praying his promises for her children. Here she prays Ezekiel…

The Full and True Jesus

The scripture said, “…the lawyer stood up to test Jesus.”  Test Him?  Test Jesus!?   Does he really want to test Jesus? But he does, he says, “Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?”  Jesus answers with a question, that is just like Jesus, a question with a question, “What is written in the…

Amazing Grace

For the next few weeks, the sermon series is on songs.  Today’s song is Amazing Grace. Who has not heard the song “Amazing Grace?” A lot of people know this song or have heard this song. President Obama sang the words of Amazing Grace to comfort grieving families at a memorial service in Charleston, South Carolina. Amazing…

The Story of Esther

One of the ways to learn the Bible is through the stories, no matter what age we are. And with the stories come food for thought, and a lesson hopefully learned.  The story today is full of suspense, with a full cast of characters.  We have a king, an orphaned girl, a cousin, a queen, and what is a story without the…

Yes! Prayers of Joy!

Good stories are those that when they are done – we all finding ourselves saying or thinking, Oh! Tell it Again! This is why we have all read our children Cat in the Hat, Good Night Moon, Where the Wild Things Are and other favorites again and again and again. I think many of us have had the experience of the same…