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  • Gordon Pike

    Contributing sermons since May 12, 2018
Gordon's church

First United Methodist Church of Pahokee
Pahokee, Florida 33476
561-924-7241

About Gordon
  • Education: BA in English Lit. from Univ. Florida MA in Divinity from Asbury Theo. Seminary
  • Experience: Been a pastor for 15 years … before that I was devote practicing sinner.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Jet skis turn on a dime, oil tankers take 7 miles to turn around. A church is an oil tanker.
  • Hobbies: Riding my bike, fishing, writing
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  • It's All Over But The Praying

    Contributed on Dec 5, 2018
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    Keep praying always and don’t lose heart. Today we’re going to listen in as Jesus explains to His disciples why it is so important to persist in prayer … and then we’re going to look at what we miss out on when we don’t spend dedicated time with the Lord each day.

    As a courtesy, a guest preacher was asked to give the offertory. Seeking to impress his captive audience, he went on and on … and on. Finally, one man leaned over to his neighbor in the pew and said: I don’t know about you but I’d double my offering right now if he’d just shut up!” You might ...read more

  • Giving That Counts

    Contributed on Nov 27, 2018
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    From Paul’s letter to the Corinthians, we can discover and learn three qualities of a successful giver. Successful givers are generous. Successful givers have a positive attitude about giving. And successful givers are secure.

    It had been a hard winter in the Rockies. The snow piled deeper and deeper. The temperature dropped below zero and stayed there. The rivers froze. People were suffering. After a long, hard day, a rescue team in a helicopter saw a cabin nearly submerged in the snow as they were returning to ...read more

  • Love

    Contributed on Nov 7, 2018
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    Biblical or divine love is a self-sacrificing, caring commitment that shows itself in seeking the highest good for the one being loved.

    According to the musical wisdom of John, Paul, George, and Ringo … “All you need is love, love … love is all you need.” Well … that and food … and shelter … and air … and sleep … Love is literally in the air. You hear that word everywhere. It’s been the subject of plays and novels and poems, ...read more

  • Always With You

    Contributed on Oct 30, 2018
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    Living in God’s Presence means realizing that God is with you anywhere and everywhere you are 24/7 … and that He is more concerned about every part of your life than you could possibly imagine.

    Today we’re going to learn about the God who is always here … who is always there [point out into the congregation] … and there [point to a different part of the congregation] … who is always everywhere. Just as God is infinite with respect to time, so He is infinite in terms of space. He is ...read more

  • All-Knowing

    Contributed on Sep 26, 2018
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    God knows you … God really, really knows you … everything about you … and yet God still loves you! His love and His omniscience are both infinite, which means He can never know us better or love us less.

    Imagine that you and the President of the United States are close friends. Better than that … he or she is your twin brother or sister. Now … I don’t want you to get lost here. I’m not talking about a particular person or president. I just want you to imagine “the” President … you can imagine ...read more

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