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  • Joel Vicente

    Contributing sermons since Jul 13, 2002
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Open Arms Church, Tampa Bay
Tampa, Florida 33605
813-248-2595

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  • What I want on my tombstone: He was called, he went, and finished.
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  • 348 - Shadow Road

    Contributed on Oct 16, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
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    Walking with God under the shadows. SECRETS FROM THE SHADOW ROAD.

    Sermon # 348 ¡V SHADOW ROAD SECRETS FROM THE SHADOW ROAD Key Verse: Psalm 23:4 -- Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death (deep darkness), I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. Define: Valley, Mountains, Shadow, ...read more

  • 347 - Desert Road

    Contributed on Oct 16, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 8,261 views

    What treasures do we discover in the desert?

    Illustrate Humor: During Superbowl XXXVII, FedEx ran a commercial that spoofed the movie Castaway, in which Tom Hanks played a FedEx worker whose company plane went down, stranding him on a desert island for years. Looking like the bedraggled Hanks in the movie, the FedEx employee in the commercial ...read more

  • 331 - Away From The Crowd

    Contributed on Oct 16, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,170 views

    How to hear and see God’s will.

    Sermon # 331 – “AWAY FROM THE CROWD” Three stories that teach us to be alone with God: Mark 7:32-35 -- There some people brought to him a man who was deaf and could hardly talk, and they begged him to place his hand on the man. [33] After he took him aside, away from the crowd, Jesus put his ...read more

  • 328 – Seven Looks

    Contributed on May 28, 2005
    based on 67 ratings
     | 7,253 views

    ELIJAH kept praying even after 6 disappointments, and the answer came at the seventh look, from a "small" sign of hope.

    Sermon # 328 – SEVEN LOOKS Historical Background 1 Kings ~ 16:29-34 = Ahab (Jezebel’s, who killed God’s prophets, was his wife) becomes king of Israel (for 22yrs) – v.30 “did many things the Lord said were wrong.” Jericho walls were rebuilt. ~ 17:1-15 = Elijah declares a curse upon the land – ...read more

  • 327 – Seven Dips

    Contributed on May 21, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,676 views

    Learn the lessons from the seven dips into the water.

    Sermon # 327 – SEVEN DIPS 2 Kings 5:1-27 Now Naaman was commander of the army of the king of Aram. He was a great man in the sight of his master and highly regarded, because through him the Lord had given victory to Aram. He was a valiant soldier, but he had leprosy. Note: He had ...read more

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  • Trate Humor: During Superbowl Xxxvii, Fedex ...

    Contributed on Oct 16, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 777 views

    Illustrate Humor: During Superbowl XXXVII, FedEx ran a commercial that spoofed the movie Castaway, in which Tom Hanks played a FedEx worker whose company plane went down, stranding him on a desert island for years. Looking like the bedraggled Hanks in the movie, the FedEx employee in the commercial ...read more

  • Just Believe By Joel Vicente

    Contributed on Oct 16, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 549 views

    JUST BELIEVE by Joel Vicente THOUGH TIME MAY BE TOUGH AND THE ROAD REAL ROUGH JUST BELIEVE THOUGH YOU’VE CRIED MANY TEARS AND WAITED MANY YEARS JUST BELIEVE IF GOD SAID HE WILL THEN JUST BE STILL AND BELIEVE FOR GOD WILL TRULY DO WHAT HE PROMISED YOU IF YOU JUST BELIEVE JUST ...read more

  • Cry Of The Streets

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
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    CRY OF THE STREETS by Joel Vicente Inspired by the countless faces of people we minister to. These are the unheard voices of the streets. The Cry of the Streets If the streets could speak What would they cry I don’t have clothes without a tear Do not pass me by The other kids ...read more

  • The Man Who Refuses To Forgive Destroys The ...

    Contributed on Feb 26, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
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    “The man who refuses to forgive destroys the bridge over which he himself ...read more

  • What My Mother Taught Me

    Contributed on Feb 14, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,529 views

    Illustrate Humor: WHAT MY MOTHER TAUGHT ME My mother taught me RELIGION: When I spilled grape juice on the carpet, she instructed, "You better pray the stain will come out of the carpet." My mother taught me LOGIC: From her decisive words, "Because I said so, that’s why." My mother taught me ...read more