• Fred W. Penney

    Contributing sermons since Jan 8, 2001
Fred W.'s church

Elim Pentecostal
St.John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador A1W 2H2

About Fred W.
  • Education: Doctor of Ministry. D.Min
  • Experience: 32 years preaching
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Gardner Taylor once told me: "Words are the weapons of our warfare." Haddon Robinson once told me: "Your big idea is the arrow and the sermon purpose is the target."
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  • The Story Of Jerusalem

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2018

    The first advent anticipates the second

    The story of Jerusalem – City of David, City of God Texts: Genesis 12 and Revelation 21:3 and 22:5 Introduction: December 2018 - Advent message Great cities of the world include… NYC… Paris…London… Beijing…Rio De Janerio… San Francisco…Washington DC… Toronto…New Deli (Mumbai) (India)… Cairo… more

  • I Am Gabriel

    Contributed on Dec 28, 2018

    The Christmas story told from the perspective of the angel Gabriel. First person narrative sermon.

    “I am Gabriel - I stand in the presence of God.” Move #1 – read text – Luke 2:1-14 Introduction: Allow me to introduce myself. I am Gabriel. I’m an angel. Now I don’t wish to boast but some people even consider me angelic. Where I come from, “Star Wars” is small potatoes… I find those movies it a more

  • Joseph - Husband Of Mary - In First Person Narrative

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2016

    Christmas or Advent message about the birth of Jesus

    You Believe in Miracles?” Joseph-- {Eyewitness of his Majesty} “My name is Joseph; you know my wife better; she is much more famous than I. I’m the lesser half some might say. We were very average people--at least in the beginning, until all the attention. We were from a small tribe lived in a more

  • How Can I Keep From Singing"

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2016

    Palm Sunday message. "My house shall be called a house of prayer!"

    Title: How Can I Keep From Singing?" Gospel Idea; Jesus is our king who rides into Jerusalem on a donkey and conquers kingdoms by dying on the cross. Luke 19: 28 After Jesus had said this, he went on ahead, going up to Jerusalem. 29 As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill more

  • Zechariah - In The First Person

    Contributed on Dec 12, 2016
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    An advent sermon about the life of John the Baptist and his parents as told from his Father Zechariah's perspective

    Title: Zechariah - in the first person Text: Luke 1:5-25 and 3:1-20 Big idea: “May our prayers rise to heaven like incense.” It’s been 400 years since we have heard from a prophet. And as a result, things have been upside-down in our nation for far too long. We have long suffered under more

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  • Parable Of The Lost Brother

    Contributed on Dec 31, 2018

    A Modern Parable of the Lost Brother (As interviewed on CBC radio Toronto, Metro Morning, by host Matt Galloway. February 7, 2017) Anton Pilipa of Toronto suffers from mental illness. Five years ago, feeling he wanted his space, he moved into his own apartment. A few short days later, without any more

  • Gratitude - Dorothy Day

    Contributed on Dec 31, 2018

    I try to think back. I try to remember this life that the Lord gave me ... I just sat there and thought of our Lord and his visit to us all those centuries ago and I said to myself that my great luck was to have had him on my more

  • Justice

    Contributed on Dec 31, 2018

    Mans capacity for justice makes democracy possible. Mans capacity for injustice makes more

  • Baseball - The Curious Case Of Scooter Gennett

    Contributed on Dec 31, 2018

    Baseball And The Curious Case Of Scooter Gennett Baseball is known for its surprises. It's a beautiful game that lets grown men play a kids game. For more than a century of baseball and thousands of games, only 16 men have homered four times in one game. The last was Josh Hamilton, five years more

  • Pride (Augustine)

    Contributed on Dec 31, 2018
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    Augustine on pride: Every proud man heeds himself and he who pleases himself seems great to himself. But he who pleases himself pleases a fool for more