Month: August 2017

Sunday is Coming – William (Bill) Shilady (historic sermon 2016)

Rev. Dr. William (Bill) Shilady is the Executive Director of the United Methodist City Society in New York City.  He has an undergraduate degree in Religion and Business Administration from Lebanon Valley College and a Master of Divinity degree from Duke Divinity School.  Previously he was the senior pastor at Park Avenue United Methodist Church in Manhattan.  He was Hillary Clinton's pastor during her failed run against Donald Trump for President in 2016. On the morning of November 9, 2016, Rev. Bill Shillady, sent her Hillary Clinton this letter the day after she lost the presidential election to Donald Trump. Sunday is Coming November 9, 2016 It is Friday, but Sunday is coming. This is not the devotional I had hoped to write. This is not the devotional you

144,000 sealed – God seals believers before opening of seventh seal (Revelation 7:1 – 7:8)

After the lamb opened the scroll sealed with seven seals, John saw four angels holding back the winds of the earth so no wind could blow on land, the sea, nor rustle the leaves on trees. A fifth angel, having the seal of the living God, descended from the east. The angel called in a loud voice to the four angels who had been given the power to harm the land and the sea. “Do not harm the land or the sea until we put a seal on the foreheads of the servants of God.” Then John heard the number of those who were sealed. They were 144,000 from all the tribes of Israel. From the tribe of Judah 12,000 were sealed, from the tribe of Reuben 12,000, from the tribe