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  • Edward Hardee

    Contributing sermons since Jun 8, 2006
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Langley Church of God
, South Carolina
803-593-9373

About Edward
  • Education: Associates in Business Management at Aiken Technical College Bachelors in Pastoral Ministry at Holmes Bible College
  • Experience: Pastoring over 18 years. Youth pastor before that.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: The sermons are designed to be sermon starters. My goal is not to write a sermon for someone but to inspire a spark that helps people build better sermons.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Going Deep.
  • One of my favorite illustrations: "whenever you knock over a jug, whatever is in it will come out"
  • Family: My wife is the love of my life. We have four children whom we spend a lot of purposable time with, Kai, Rebekah, Leah and Hannah
  • What my parents think of my sermons: My mother was always respectful of my ministry even though she was a believer. Thank the Lord she became a believer 6 years before her passing. I pastored in another town.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She appreciates them more now than when I first started. Great encourager and helpmate.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Always remember I am still learning and most of it is done behind the pulpit when God is giving me what to say.
  • Books that have had an impact: Leadership books by John Maxwell, Bill Hybels, Rick Warren Church growth books
  • Hobbies: Computers, sports,
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Live for the Lord because your family needs to see you do it.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: My grandmother who has Alzheimers interrupting me while I am preaching.
  • What I want on my tombstone: He loved God, his wife and his family
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  • Pentecost Sunday - Being Filled

    Contributed on May 30, 2020
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    A simple message for Pentecost Sunday and being filled with the Spirit

    Title: Celebrating Pentecost Theme: To show the importance and power of Pentecost Text: Acts 2 Introduction I wanted to share with you the message of Pentecost from Acts 2 as we commemorate Pentecost Sunday. I believe this a important event for the New Testament church. This is key to the ...read more

  • Family Values

    Contributed on May 16, 2020
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    Message on the importance of building the right foundation for the family.

    Title: Unless the Lord Builds the House Theme: To show the importance of the Lord being in and of the house. Text: Psalms 127:1-5 Introduction If you would turn in your Bibles to Psalms 127. We are beginning a short series on the Modern Family. Raising great family/children in a crazy world. I ...read more

  • Broken To Beauty

    Contributed on May 10, 2020
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    Mother's Day message by Carol Hardee. God has made us blessed, beloved, and beautiful.

    Mother’s Day by Carol Hardee May 10,2020 Broken to Beauty Introduction: She lay at his feet just following the words of her mother-in-law, not quite understanding all the traditions. I am sure she was questioning will he accept me or make a mockery of me? Then it happened He woke up ...read more

  • Come Unto Me

    Contributed on May 4, 2020
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    A message from Matthew 11. Jesus teaches how to walk in the Unforced Rhythms of Grace

    Title: Come Unto Me Introduction Matthew 11:28 Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 29 Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For My yoke is easy and My burden is ...read more

  • Do You Want To Be Well?

    Contributed on Apr 27, 2020
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    A message about overcoming brokenness and hurt. Moving from the past.

    Will You Be Made Well? Theme: Text: John 5:1 – 7 Introduction Before looking at the following story with regard to its practical application, I would like us to consider its theological implications, for in it we find a clear picture of the impotency of tradition and organized religion… Courson ...read more

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  • Telemarketers

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2017
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    IRS Spam Call - I wanted to share an experience that I just had on the phone. I got that dreaded spam call from the IRS. I knew it was false but I felt like I wanted to talk to a person about it. So I called the number. A young lady answered. She gave me a name and told me I owed $4800 on my ...read more

  • What Are You Holding Onto?

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2016
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    Props: trophies, on large nice trophy for the main story. These are some nice trophies. This one was earned by my daughter through playing softball. She was so proud as they called her name up to receive this trophy. This is from a contest that one of them had worked hard for. This large ...read more

  • As I Was Reading The Newspaper The Other Day I ...

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2007
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    As I was reading the newspaper the other day I came across a letter that had been written to dear Abby. It was from a young man named Paul. It reads like this, "Dear Abby: When I was in law school, I shared an apartment with three other graduate students who like me, held part-time jobs and has ...read more

  • The Secure Man's 23rd Psalm Says…

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2006
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    The secure man’s 23rd Psalm says… I am my provider, I shall not be in want I have stored up hay if the grass is not green in the valley I have a big canteen just incase the waters are dried up I have a map so I can find the right path Even if I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I ...read more