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Christ Our Healer - Online Bibliography

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 30 October 2018 - - - - - - · 0 views

Check out my "Christ Our Healer" online bibliography resources helpful in your preparation of messages on healing, healing services, elder training, writing "Christ Our Healer" ordination and consecration position papers or grading the position papers if you are serving as a mentor.  
I recently completed seven years of grading "Christ Our Healer"...


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Your Worldview and Your Vote - Part 3 - Forming a Biblical Worldview

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 27 October 2018 - - - - - - · 0 views

https://4.bp.blogspo...s400/Slide1.jpg  (This is the third and final part of a message entitled "Your Worldview and Your Vote" that I preached at Pines Baptist Church in Pembroke Pines Florida on November 4, 2012.) Lastly, this morning, a word about how we form a...


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The Grace of Giving - 2 Corinthians 8:1-15 - "excel in this grace of giving"

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 25 August 2018 - - - - - - · 144 views

( I preached this message at Pine Baptist Church in Pembroke Pines Florida on September 4, 2011.)    In October 2008, www.emptytomb.org published the following data regarding giving in a report "The State of Church Giving through 2006". In 1916 Protestants gave 2.9% of their income to churches; in 1933, in the worst of the Depression, 3.2%;...


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Your Worldview & Your Vote - Part Two - Worldview & the Ballot Box

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 23 August 2018 - - - - - - · 161 views

 (This is the second part of a message entitled "Your Worldview and Your Vote" that I preached at Pines Baptist Church in Pembroke Pines Florida on November 4, 2012.)  Now to the question, "How then should we vote?" In other words, how do we determine who and what to vote for?  Christian attorney, John Stemberger founder and president of...


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Your Worldview & Your Vote - Part One - Christian Why Vote?

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 19 August 2018 - - - - - - · 134 views

 (This is the first part of a message entitled "Your Worldview and Your Vote," from Romans 13:1-4; 12:1-2, that I preached at Pines Baptist Church in Pembroke Pines Florida on November 4, 2012.) In any general election, of the 60 million Christians in America, only 30 million of them vote. To put that in perspective, in the state of Missouri i...


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Remarks Given at the Memorial Service for Shanice Denise Osbourne

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 23 June 2018 - - - - - - · 332 views

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(Rev. Dr. O'Neal Dozier, pastor of The Worldwide Christian Center in Pompano Beach, asked me to bring some remarks at the Memorial Service for Shanice Denise Osbourne held at his church on October 14, 2008. Baby Shanice was the victim of infanticide...


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How Valuable Are the Unborn To God?

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 27 May 2018 - - - - - - · 257 views

     
(I gave this message on April 28 and 29, 2018 at New Hope Community Church (C&MA) in North Port Florida. It is an update and slightly revised version of a message I wrote originally in 2013 under the title "Responding to 40 Years of Legal Abortion." You can view the PowerPoint slides of this message online at Microsoft...


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The Gospel, Abortion and the Church - Responding to America's Abortion Crisis - Psalm 106:34-42; Jeremiah 19:1-9

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 20 November 2017 - - - - - - · 1045 views

(I gave this message on Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, January 29, 2012 at Pines Baptist Church, Pembroke Pines Florida. You may view the PowerPoint slides of this message on Microsoft OneDrive HERE .)  As I begin this message I want you to know that I know it is likely that someone here this morning has been touched by an abortion. Perhaps you hav...


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Power to Endure and Mature - Understanding & Responding to Trials - James 1:1-8,12

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 23 August 2017 - - - - - - · 1184 views

(I last gave this message at Community Alliance Church in Port Saint John Florida on July 30, 2017. You can view a YouTube video of the same message given at First Baptist Church Oakland Park Florida on May 18, 2014 at: https://youtu.be/NcR..._xRKsnLvJlzKRfQ)  
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Following God's Leading - Joshua 21:43-45; 23:14-15

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 15 July 2017 - - - - - - · 2829 views

(I gave this message most recently at First Christian Church of Wilton Manors on July 9, 2017) 
James Chalmers was born in Scotland in August 1841. At the age of 24, he married Jane Hercus, two days later was ordained, and in less than three months set sail with his wife for Sydney Australia. Sixteen months later they arrived at their ultimate destin...