Sermon Archives

Sermons from the Pastors of First Presbyterian Church of Metuchen
June 23, 2019

The Wayside Sacrament Mark 14.1-11 “The Wayside Sacrament” The Rev. Dr. Fred G. Garry June 23, 2019 It was two days before the Passover and the festival of Unleavened Bread. The chief priests and the scribes were looking for a way to arrest Jesus by stealth and kill him; for they said, “Not during the festival, or […]

June 16, 2019

Everybody, Look Busy Sermon: EVERYBODY, LOOK BUSY Rev. Dr. Fred G. Garry Scripture Reference: Mark 13: 28-37 From the fig tree learn its lesson: as soon as its branch becomes tender and puts forth its leaves, you know that summer is near. 29So also, when you see these things taking place, you know that he is near, […]

June 9, 2019

Subverting Babel: A Journey To Pentecost

June 2, 2019

How To Endure Persecution: Part II “How to Endure Persecution: Part Two” by The Rev. Dr. Fred G. Garry Scripture Reference: Mark 13.14-27           “But when you see the desolating sacrilege set up where it ought not to be (let the reader understand), then those in Judea must flee to the mountains; the one on the […]

May 26, 2019

Love Does  

May 19, 2019

How To Endure Persecution: Part I How To Endure Persecution: Part I Rev. Dr. Fred G. Garry Sermon Text: Mark 13: 1-13 The Destruction of the Temple Foretold      As he came out of the temple, one of his disciples said to him, ‘Look, Teacher, what large stones and what large buildings!’ Then Jesus asked him, ‘Do you see […]

May 12, 2019

The Whole Heart Rev. Dr. Fred G. Garry “The Whole Heart” Scripture Text: Mark 12:38-44 As he taught, he said, ‘Beware of the scribes, who like to walk around in long robes, and to be greeted with respect in the marketplaces, and to have the best seats in the synagogues and places of honour at banquets! They […]

May 5, 2019

Confirmation Sunday: Salt and Light

April 28, 2019

A Division of Labor A Division of Labor By Rev. Dr. Fred G. Garry Scripture Text: Mark 12: 28-37 One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, he asked him, ‘Which commandment is the first of all?’ Jesus answered, ‘The first is, “Hear, O Israel: […]

April 21, 2019

A 10% Discount “A 10% Discount” The Rev. Dr. Fred G. Garry Scripture: Mark 12:18-27 18 Some Sadducees, who say there is no resurrection, came to him and asked him a question, saying, 19 “Teacher, Moses wrote for us that if a man’s brother dies, leaving a wife but no child, the man shall marry the widow and raise up children for […]

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