• Gerald Manning

    Contributing sermons since Oct 26, 2010
Gerald's church

First Church of the Nazarene
Bluefield, West Virginia 24701

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Newest Sermons

  • Jesus Healed Them All

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2023

    The very short text, HE HEALED THEM ALL, refers to Jesus healing all the people who had any difficulty whatever.

    SERMON: HE HEALED THEM ALL Scripture Matt 12:9-15 9-10 When Jesus left the field, He entered their meeting place. There was a man there with a crippled hand. They said to Jesus, “Is it legal to heal on the Sabbath?” They were baiting Him. 11-14 He replied, “Is there a person here who, more

  • Four W's Of Motherhood

    Contributed on May 13, 2023

    Women Waiting Working Wondering

    SERMON: WAITING, WORKING, WONDERFUL WOMEN Mother's Day sermons are among the most difficult of all for me to prepare and deliver. The reasons are several .... like, what can I say that hasn't been said, before? Or ... what can I say, when somewhere in the congregation there is almost more

  • The Greatest Comeback

    Contributed on Apr 10, 2023

    The greatest comeback in all of history happened in Jerusalem when Jesus came back from the dead.

    SERMON: THE GREATEST COMEBACK Scripture: Matt 28:1-10 After the Sabbath, as the first light of the new week dawned, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary came to keep vigil at the tomb. Suddenly the earth reeled and rocked under their feet as God’s angel came down from heaven, came right up to where more

  • How Well Do You Live?

    Contributed on Oct 20, 2022

    How we die is not nearly as important as how we .... LIVE!

    SERMON: HOW WELL DO YOU LIVE? Scripture: 2 Timothy 4:6-8, 16-18 As for me, I am already being poured out as a libation, and the time of my departure has come. I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. From now on there is reserved for me the crown of more

  • Living Creatively

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2021

    Living Creatively is letting God’s Spirit do the growth work in you, harvesting a crop of real life, eternal life.

    Galatians 6:1-8: (THE MESSAGE) "Live creatively, friends. If someone falls into sin, forgivingly restore him, saving your critical comments for yourself. You might be needing forgiveness before the day’s out. Stoop down and reach out to those who are oppressed. Share their burdens, and so more

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  • Gold, Frankincense, & Myrrh

    Contributed on Dec 21, 2015

    The little boy was no more than seven years old. It was time for Church, and he wanted to take his teddy bear, whom he had always called Frank. His parents protested, but he insisted that he had to take Frank, today, and they finally relented. When the offering plates were passed, he put the more

  • Little Gifts

    Contributed on Dec 14, 2015

    The man was quite obviously hard pressed by life .. his clothing was a bit tattered, he hadn’t shaved for several days, his face was gaunt, his eyes vacant. He was hungry, no doubt, and all I had in my pocket was a quarter. I knew that it wouldn’t buy much, but perhaps it was a start, and I more

  • Offering Story

    Contributed on Nov 23, 2015

    Words of Offering: A rich, but cynical businessman said to one of his staff, "Show me a truly unselfish act and I will give you a $100 bill." The staffer, said, "OK, walk with me at the lunch hour." They went to that part of town where there were lots of street people. The staffer said, more