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  • David Swanger

    Contributing sermons since Dec 27, 2023
About David
  • Education: BS: BIble, Freed-Hardeman University MA: Trevecca Nazarene University
  • Experience: 40 Years Ministry, serving both as Pulpit Minister and Outreach Minister
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  • Jesus Rejected At Nazareth

    Contributed on Feb 1, 2024
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    Like the citizens of Nazareth, how much do I miss out on when I fail to see Jesus for who He is?

    Great Lessons from the Life of Christ #9 Jesus Rejected at Nazareth (Mark 6:1-6) JESUS REJECTED AT NAZARETH (Mark 6:1-6) 1. I could not get past the lessons of these six verses. 2. While John the Baptist was a recluse preaching in deserted regions of Judea, Jesus was anything but a ...read more

  • Desperate People Need Jesus

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2024
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    Only Jesus has the answers to the problems of life.

    Great Lessons from the Life of Christ #8 Desperate People Need Jesus (Mark 5:21-43) In Mark 5:21-43 you have two stories of two desperate people. One had lost a child. The other had suffered with a disease from which she could find no relief. They have tried everything and now turn to Jesus for ...read more

  • Now Is The Hour

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2024
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    Though we do not know what the future holds, we will choose what we do, become, and how we respond.

    NOW IS THE HOUR (Ephesians 5:15-17) Compared to eternity, in one sense our lives are almost nothing. But they are everything, because in this short thing called life, I can insert myself into God’s eternal plan – passionately live for Him, use my time and talents to live for others and make an ...read more

  • Lessons Learned In The Storm #7

    Contributed on Jan 15, 2024
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    Storms will come into every life. Jesus teaches us what to do when they come.

    Great Lessons from the Life of Christ #7 Lessons Learned in the Storm (Mark 4:35-41) Life is tough, but if you have lived very long, you already know that. • Scott Peck, begins his book The Road Less Traveled with the words “Life if Difficult.” • In life, you are going to experience pains, ...read more

  • Christ In The Pressure Cooker #5

    Contributed on Jan 13, 2024
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    To know what a person is like, watch them under pressure. Jesus shows us how to respond when under pressure.

    Great Lessons from the Life of Christ #5 CHRIST IN THE PRESSURE COOKER (Mark 3:1-35) If you want to know what a person is really like, watch that person when he/she is under pressure – watch closely those moments of stress and duress…in anxiety producing situations. • It may be on the ball field ...read more

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  • Bad Attitude

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2024
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    A mother and daughter, trying to make the most of the sales before Christmas, spent the day shopping. As they went from store to store in the mall, the mom complained about everything: the crowds, the poor quality of the merchandise, the prices, her sore feet. After the mother experienced a ...read more

  • Positive Attitude

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2024
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    A beginning driver for an interstate trucking company, made several long tiring trips with an older driver. Though twice his age, this older man seemed to thrive on these long trips. After one such trip, as they sat drinking coffee, the younger man commented on how his partner looked as if he had ...read more

  • Choosing Your Attitude

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2024
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    In his book Take the Stairs, Roy Vaden tells of visiting Jamaica and complaining to the cab driver about the rain. The cab driver smiled and responded, “In Jamaica, man, we don’t have rain; we only have liquid sunshine.” As they drove through town, Vaden commented on how annoying all the speed ...read more

  • Winston Churchill's Resolve

    Contributed on Jan 19, 2024
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    After the Nazis drove the British army from the European continent at Dunkirk and obtained France’s surrender in June of 1940, the Germans were certain that victory in Europe was at hand and that Great Britain would seek a peace agreement. France also believed that was true. French General Maxime ...read more

  • Jackie Robinson

    Contributed on Jan 19, 2024
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    Jackie Robinson was the first black to play major league baseball. While breaking baseball’s “color barrier,” he faced jeering crowds in every stadium. While playing one day in his home stadium in Brooklyn, he committed an error. His own fans began to ridicule him. He stood at second base, ...read more