• Edward Hardee

    Contributing sermons since Jun 8, 2006
Edward's church

Langley Church of God
, South Carolina

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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  • Let The River Flow

    Contributed on Oct 28, 2019

    Message on Ezekiel 47 and the levels of Christians. We need to go deeper.

    Title: Let the River Flow Theme: To show the levels of commitment to our relationship with God. Text: Ezekiel 47:1 – 12 Introduction Ezekiel is considered to be part of the writings of the major prophets. Along with Isaiah, Jeremiah and Daniel he contributed much to speaking to Israel as a more

  • What The Devil Hopes You Never Find Out

    Contributed on Oct 19, 2019

    Israel was caught in bondage to Pharaoh. They did not know that God was already preparing a deliver. If they could see the tatics of the enemy things would be different.

    What the Devil hopes you never find out Theme: To show that the devil is a liar and father there of Text: Exodus 1:8 – 22, Ephesians 6:10 - 18 Now there arose a new king over Egypt, who did not know Joseph. And he said to his people, "Look, the people of the children of Israel are more and more

  • Living Water

    Contributed on Oct 18, 2019

    This message is about the importance of living water. The western mind struggles to comprehend how important this was to the woman at the well. As is today spiritually we struggle to truly connect to this analogy.

    Note: I did read a few articles on the waters of the Middle East in Jesus' day. So this is a combination of different sources. Title: Living Water Theme: To show the need for more in a persons life and how to share our faith. Text: John 4:1 - 26 Therefore, when the Lord knew that the more

  • The Prodigal Sons

    Contributed on Oct 7, 2019

    Looking at the message of the two sons who were prodigals. What should our reaction be?

    Note: I listened to a message by Gregg Lauire on Hope for Lost Loved Ones Title: Bring them Back Theme: Text: Luke 15 Introduction Have you ever lost anything? The other day I thought I had lost my keys. For a few minutes we searched and searched, in the kitchen, living room, bedroom. more

  • Breakthrough Prayer

    Contributed on Oct 7, 2019

    Hannah knew how to hear from God. Let us evaluate the steps to receiving breakthrough in our prayers.

    Note: A resource I used was Breakthrough Prayer by Jim Cymbala. Title: Breakthrough Prayer Theme: Show how to Breakthrough Prayer Text: 1 Samuel 1 Introduction Hannah was one of two wives of Elkanah. There was Peninnah and Hannah. Hannah was the favored wife of Elkanah. Yet she was barren. more

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  • Telemarketers

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2017

    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 more

  • What Are You Holding Onto?

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2016

    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 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 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 more