Sermons by Pastor Jay Smith

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Good News, Bad News

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Jeremiah 17:5-10    New International Version (NIV) 5 This is what the Lord says: “Cursed is the one who trusts in man,     who draws strength from mere flesh     and whose heart turns away from the Lord. 6 That person will be like a bush in the wastelands;     they will not see prosperity when it comes. They will dwell in the parched […]

Source of Love

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Jeremiah 1:4-10    New International Version (NIV) The Call of Jeremiah 4 The word of the Lord came to me, saying, 5 “Before I formed you in the womb I knew you,     before you were born I set you apart;     I appointed you as a prophet to the nations.” 6 “Alas, Sovereign Lord,” I said, “I do not know how to speak; I am too young.” […]

Understanding the Body

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1 Corinthians 12:12-31    New International Version (NIV) Unity and Diversity in the Body 12 Just as a body, though one, has many parts, but all its many parts form one body, so it is with Christ. 13 For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the […]

The Good Stuff

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Isaiah 62:1-5    New International Version (NIV) Zion’s New Name 62 For Zion’s sake I will not keep silent,     for Jerusalem’s sake I will not remain quiet, till her vindication shines out like the dawn,     her salvation like a blazing torch. 2 The nations will see your vindication,     and all kings your glory; you will be called by a new name […]

In His Name

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Isaiah 43:1-7    New International Version (NIV) Israel’s Only Savior 43 But now, this is what the Lord says—     he who created you, Jacob,     he who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you;     I have summoned you by name; you are mine. 2 When you pass through the waters,     I will be with you; and when you pass through the […]

Jesus, for All the World

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Isaiah 60:1-6    New International Version (NIV) The Glory of Zion 60 “Arise, shine, for your light has come,     and the glory of the Lord rises upon you. 2 See, darkness covers the earth     and thick darkness is over the peoples, but the Lord rises upon you     and his glory appears over you. 3 Nations will come to your light,     and kings to the brightness of your dawn. 4 “Lift up […]

A Night to Remember

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Isaiah 9:2-7    New International Version (NIV) 2 The people walking in darkness     have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness     a light has dawned. 3 You have enlarged the nation     and increased their joy; they rejoice before you     as people rejoice at the harvest, as warriors rejoice     when dividing the plunder. […]

Nothing is Impossible

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Micah 5:2-5    New International Version (NIV) 2 “But you, Bethlehem Ephrathah,     though you are small among the clans of Judah, out of you will come for me     one who will be ruler over Israel, whose origins are from of old,     from ancient times.” 3 Therefore Israel will be abandoned     until the time when she who is in labor bears a […]

Message Received

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Malachi 3:1-4    New International Version (NIV) 3 “I will send my messenger, who will prepare the way before me. Then suddenly the Lord you are seeking will come to his temple; the messenger of the covenant, whom you desire, will come,” says the LordAlmighty. 2 But who can endure the day of his coming? Who can stand when he appears? For he will be like a […]