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  • Gary Smith

    Contributing sermons since Apr 3, 2002
Gary's church

Fort Payne Church Of God
Fort Payne, Alabama 35967
256-845-0073

About Gary
  • Education: Munford High School, J.R. Pittard Area Vocational School, Gadsden State Junior College, Lee University, North West Shoals Comminity College
  • Experience: I have been a minister for over 20 years and I have been a pastor since 1985
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: My you be blessed
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: A series I preached on prayer
  • Family: My wife Peggy Smith, Oldest Daughter: Dana NcChae (Na-shae) Smith, 17 years old, Youngest daughter: Cassie Leann Smith 14 years old, One son deceast: Joshua David Smith, Still Born Jan 5th 2002 One Daughter On The Way. Expected delivery date; June 5th 2003, Her name will be Kayli Marie Smith
  • What my parents think of my sermons: They like them.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She is a great encouragment to me
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Don’t try to preach everything you know in one sermon. Save some for each time you minister. Dress for the part. Dress yourself and groom yourself like a minister.
  • Books that have had an impact: "Partnering In Prayer" By John Maxwell, "Can God Move Here," by Toby Morgan, Pathway Press
  • Hobbies: Bowling, 4 wheeling, reading
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Love Jesus, Preach Jesus, Love people, tell people the truth even if they don’t wont to hear it.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I tripped on some mic cords and pulled down several mics in the middle of a sermon.
  • What I want on my tombstone: Carpenter’s Helper
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  • "Imitators Of Christ"

    Contributed on Jun 22, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,062 views

    To be a truen New Testament Church we must do what Jesus did. WDJD What did Jesus do? Let us discover what Jesus did and become Imitators of Christ.

    “Imitators Of Christ” Prepared For Fort Payne For Wed. Night, June 18th 2003 Text; Matt 4:18-22 (KJV) 18 And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. 19 And he saith unto them, ...read more

  • "Knowing The Hope Of His Calling"

    Contributed on Mar 22, 2003
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,121 views

    This is the second sermon in the Prophecy Series. It seeks to explain the Hope Or Confidence We As Christians have concerning our Future & Eternity.

    “Knowing The Hope Of His Calling” Pastor Gary L. Smith Text: Eph. 1:15 - 23 15 Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints, 16 Cease not to give thanks for you, making mention of you in my prayers; 17 That the God of our Lord Jesus ...read more

  • "Who Knows For Sure?"

    Contributed on Mar 22, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,139 views

    There are many things that are uncertain in life, but God’s Word Tells us about some things that we can know for sure.

    “Who Knows For Sure?” TEXT: Proverbs 27:1 James 4:14 Prov 27:1 (KJV) 1 Boast not thyself of to morrow; for thou knowest not what a day may bring forth. James 4:14 (KJV) 14 Whereas ye know not what shall be on the morrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapour, that appeareth for a ...read more

  • "From The Garden To The City"

    Contributed on Mar 15, 2003
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,382 views

    This sermon takes you on a trip from the garden of Eden, to the New City Of Jerusalem. It seeks to explain we should read & study the prophetic scriptures.

    Prepared For Lexington Church Of God For Sunday Morning March 16th, 2003 “From The Garden To A City” TEXT: 1 Cor 2:4-13 (KJV) 4 And my speech and my preaching was not with enticing words of man’s wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power: 5 That your faith should not ...read more

  • "Building An Attractive Church"

    Contributed on Mar 15, 2003
    based on 57 ratings
     | 3,036 views

    If you were looking for a church to serve as your home church, what kind of church would you look for?

    Lexington Church Of God, March 16th, 2003 PM Service “Building An Attractive Church” Text: Acts 2:41-47 (KJV) 41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls. 42 And they continued stedfastly in the apostles’ ...read more

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