Sermons tagged with ‘MVSDA’

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The Foundation

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What is the most basic of the basics? Is there something so fundamental that if we get this right our lives will have a good outcome and if we don’t, we won’t? Let’s ask Jesus by way of Matthew. Scripture: Mt 7:24-27; Mt 7:21-23; Jn 13:37-38; Mt 26:41; Mt 5:3,4,5; Mt 26;75; Jn 21:15,18; Acts […]

He Knew My Name

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Today’s sermon is a journey back in time through the Bible to the book of Ruth. Imagine what it must have felt like to grow up afraid of the pagan god of your country. What must it have felt like to lose the man you married, and then to follow your mother-in-law to a new […]

Fishing Off the Map

Have things ever gone wrong? Your carefully crafted plans fallen apart? You’re not alone. Jesus’ disciples never planned on Jesus’ death and when it happened, they reacted in ways we may find very familiar. Explore what we can learn from them and discover the courage to walk ‘off the map’ with Jesus. Scripture: John 21:1-6 […]

Follow Me

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John’s gospel, written to believers who would remain after the one remaining apostle’s death, is a gospel directed to us today. In Jesus’ absence it would be the disciple’s responsibility, and by extension our responsibility, to carry on the work that Jesus had started. In the closing chapter of the gospel of John, the author […]

King of the Jews

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John loves to use double meanings throughout his Gospel. Find out why the title “King of the Jews” written in 3 languages is both so tragic and so powerful. Scripture: John 19 – the whole chapter “King of the Jews” preached by Pastor John K McGhee on July 13th, 2019 at the Mount Vernon Seventh-day […]

When God’s People Lie

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Bernard Madoff went to prison on June 29, 2009 for stealing 65 billion dollars by lying to his friends, family, and fellow Jewish networks. At times, he acted like a devout Sabbath keeper. I wonder if the Sabbath keepers who sincerely follow Biblical Truth ever tell lies. Is there such a thing as a good […]

The Cave-man’s Story

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Welcome to my cave. It is dark in here. But I have 7 little lights above me and a nice warm fire. I have a story to tell about a 55-day long birthday party unlike any the world has ever experienced. It happened 1888 years ago. Scripture: Rev 1, John 12, John 13 “The Cave-man’s […]

Mary’s Story

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When Jesus walked the earth, He had a few close friends; people who brought him joy, comfort and companionship. Mary and her siblings were some of those precious few. Have you ever wondered how Mary might have experienced Jesus? What did she see, feel, hear, touch and taste as she wholeheartedly embraced this new teacher? […]

Not On My Watch

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This is Memorial Day weekend. We honor those who stood up to evil and said “Not On My Watch.” Thankfully, besides the military, the police, and the fire-fighters, we have a guardian to protect us. He is identified in John 10. Last week He spoke to us and said “I Am The Light Of The […]

Trust Trap

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John 8: 5 In the Law Moses commanded us to stone such women. Now what do you say?” 6 They were using this question as a trap, in order to have a basis for accusing him. According to Stephen Covey, author of the bestseller entitled “The Speed of Trust,” four kinds of trust exist: blind […]