Sermons by John K. McGhee

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Grave-robber – NEED: Submission, Edits, Image, Rick

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Header Image: graveyard with an open grave or casket Of all the enemies threatening human beings, death is the worst because it is the last and final enemy.  Graveyards are the final resting places where Dr. Death hangs victory wreaths.  But I know a Super-hero who is Dr. death’s worst nightmare. He is a grave-robber.  […]

Reconciliation – Are You Winning Enough

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  Let’s pretend that you are an athlete on a world class team.  The competition is brutal.  The championship series is on the line.  You are sitting on the bench and the coach puts you in the game to replace a star player.  You make a great play.  The crowd cheers.  Then you blow an […]

Christmas Program 2017

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A Christmas program featuring the Skagit Youth Ensemble, Byron Schurch on guitar, story called “Chinese Haircut,” and an appeal for compassion by Lorraine McCormick. Scripture: Luke 2 “Christmas Program” preached by Pastor John K McGhee on December 16th, 2017 at the Mount Vernon Seventh-day Adventist Church in Mount Vernon, Washington

Do You Know Emmanuel

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Luke reports that our Messiah was given two names by an angel:  Jesus and Emmanuel.  Which name did Mary use while rocking her heavenly baby to sleep?  Why is one of these names English and the other Hebrew.  Which name is mentioned only three times in scripture.  Do the names mean the same thing?  Is […]

Jesus Is Alive

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A Jewish seeker once asked a preacher, “why should I believe a bunch of stories about a dead Jew?” The preacher answered, “Jesus Christ is not dead, He is alive.” Was the preacher right? How do you know that Jesus is alive? Listen to members of the Mount Vernon community tell you how they know […]

Slippery Deal

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Imagine a love story about a homeless migrant farm worker who gets engaged to her boss through a very slippery deal.  Prepare to be shocked.  Bring your Bible.  I’ll see you soon.  Pastor John K McGhee Last week I found Cinderella in the Bible.  It is a story about how a poor woman whose life […]

Friend-power

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If you knew Jasmine, you would know what “Friend-power” looks like and acts like.  If you knew Juana Maria’s story, you would know how crucial it is to have friends.  Imagine living alone on an island for 18 years?  This Bible study teaches why we need friends and how making new friends is natural for […]

Odds of Survival

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Make no mistake.  If you live in the Pacific Northwest, you live near survivalists.  You may not see them.  But they are there.  Somewhere.  Close.  Can we learn anything from “Preppers?” Are their odds of survival better than yours if Mount Rainier explodes, a giant tsunami hits, or North Korea attacks? This sermon will answer […]

Together

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Two elephants are locked in a life and death struggle for survival. Two world powers are locked in a life and death struggle for survival. Two churches are locked in a life and death struggle for survival. Will they both win?  Will they both lose?  Will one win and the other lose? Scripture: Acts 2:1-47 […]

Total Eclipse

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If the moon is 400 times smaller than the sun, how could it block out the sun during an eclipse? Which is the better athlete, Venus or Serena Williams? Have you experienced at least two baptisms? Your answers will sparkle and shine during the “Eclipse.” Scripture: John 3:30 -35 “Total Eclipse” preached by Pastor John […]