Sermons by Pastor Jay Smith

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Clarity of Vision

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Proverbs 4:20-27    New International Version (NIV) 20 My son, pay attention to what I say; turn your ear to my words. 21 Do not let them out of your sight, keep them within your heart; 22 for they are life to those who find them and health to one’s whole body. 23 Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you […]

Alive in Christ

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Ephesians 2:1-10    New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) From Death to Life 2 You were dead through the trespasses and sins 2 in which you once lived, following the course of this world, following the ruler of the power of the air, the spirit that is now at work among those who are disobedient. 3 All of us once lived among […]

Breaking the Chains

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John 1:14-18    New International Version (NIV) 14 The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of graceand truth. 15 (John testified concerning him. He cried out, saying, “This is the one I spoke about when I said, ‘He who […]

God’s Relentless Love

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Psalm 23:1-4    New International Version (NIV) Psalm 23 A psalm of David. 1 The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. 2 He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, 3 he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. 4 Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will […]

God of Our Fathers

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Deuteronomy 1:9-13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV) Appointment of Tribal Leaders 9 At that time I said to you, “I am unable by myself to bear you. 10 The Lord your God has multiplied you, so that today you are as numerous as the stars of heaven. 11 May the Lord, the God of your ancestors, increase you a thousand times more and bless […]

What Do You Love?

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Psalm 69:1-5    New International Version (NIV) Psalm 69 For the director of music. To the tune of “Lilies.” Of David. 1 Save me, O God,     for the waters have come up to my neck. 2 I sink in the miry depths,     where there is no foothold. I have come into the deep waters;     the floods engulf me. 3 I […]

Words to Live By

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Proverbs 4   New International Version (NIV) Get Wisdom at Any Cost 4 Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction;     pay attention and gain understanding. 2 I give you sound learning,     so do not forsake my teaching. 3 For I too was a son to my father,     still tender, and cherished by my mother. 4 Then he taught me, and he […]

How Many Lumens is Your Light?

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Psalm 139:1-6    New International Version (NIV) Psalm 139 For the director of music. Of David. A psalm. 1 You have searched me, Lord, and you know me. 2 You know when I sit and when I rise; you perceive my thoughts from afar. 3 You discern my going out and my lying down; you are familiar with all my ways. 4 Before a […]

When I Grow Up to Be A Man

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Proverbs 6:20-22    New International Version (NIV) Warning Against Adultery 20 My son, keep your father’s command     and do not forsake your mother’s teaching. 21 Bind them always on your heart;     fasten them around your neck. 22 When you walk, they will guide you;     when you sleep, they will watch over you;     when you awake, they will speak to you. […]

Jesus; You Are Leaving?

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Psalm 93    New International Version (NIV) Psalm 93 1 The Lord reigns, he is robed in majesty;     the Lord is robed in majesty and armed with strength;     indeed, the world is established, firm and secure. 2 Your throne was established long ago;     you are from all eternity. 3 The seas have lifted up, Lord,     the seas have lifted up their voice;     the seas have lifted up their […]