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  • John Baggett

    Contributing sermons since Jul 2, 2003
JOHN's church

Life in the Cross
62063 Illinois , 62063
3614464514

About JOHN
  • Education: John is a graduate of Mid-Continent College located in Mayfield, Kentucky. There he received his bachelors degree in Biblical Studies and Christian Education.
  • Experience: John has served as pastor for churches in both Kentucky and Illinois. He has spoken in churches throughout Missouri, Kentucky, Texas and Illinois.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: God’s Best To You!
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: John has enjoyed searching the depths of Old Testament wonder such as: The 10 Commandments and Nehemiah as well as Esther These areas as well as the life of David have all been great rewarding areas.
  • One of my favorite illustrations: To many to choose from
  • What my parents think of my sermons: Mom has never heard a better preacher then her son...surprise. Dad thinks I have quite an obvious knack for preaching... He might be a tad biased.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She has heard better and she has heard worse.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Have a heart gentle as a lamb and skin as tough as an elephant.
  • Books that have had an impact: The Apostolic Preaching of the Cross Leon Morris Joseph Alexander’s work on Psalms Alva J. McClain on Romans - The Gospel of God’s Grace
  • Hobbies: Some of John’s interest include writing, fishing, and spending time in the outdoors.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: All that you are must be saturated with Jesus All that you own belongs to Him All that you need is Him
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: One Sunday morning in the closing portion of my message A good hearted southern gentleman who said a hearty amen to every other sentance the pastor said left the congregation in great laughter when the the pastor said "And I am gonna close with this third and final point." To which the gentleman gave a heart felt "Praise the Lord." The congregation roared with laughter....The man came forward durring the invitation to ask for forgiveness. :)
  • What I want on my tombstone: Gone To Be Totally With Jesus
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  • The Miracle Of Marriage

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2007
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    This is a wedding sermon that is brief but bold enough to encourage a couple to make Christ the miracle of their marriage.

    This wedding service can be adapted to aid anyone in the preparation of a good solid message of encouragement for husband and wife. I have changed the places where I normally use the couples names to read.. husband and wife. Friends and Family we rejoice today for the occasion for which we ...read more

  • Moving Into Miracle Territory Believing

    Contributed on Feb 3, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,969 views

    Advancing Into Miracle Territory BELIEVING Reminds us that in order to experience VICTORY in our life/church we need to BELIEVE.

    This Sermon Preached on Superbowl Sunday Advancing Into Miracle Territory BELIEVING The Gospels tell us about many miracles of Jesus. He turned water into wine. He made the blind to see. The deaf to hear and the lame to walk. He raised the dead from the grave. He took a man’s ear ...read more

  • True Purpose

    Contributed on Sep 30, 2006
    based on 1 rating
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    From the sermon series TRUE NORTH. Remembering that God’s Purpose is discovered through the TRUE CALL, TRUE WAY, TRUE GOAL. The Apostle Paul is our example of recognizing and fulfilling Gods Purpose for our lives.

    TRUE PURPOSE Text: Acts 16:6-12 What makes the difference between a good parent and a GREAT parent? What makes the difference between a good teacher and a GREAT teacher. What makes the difference between a good coach and a GREAT coach. What makes the difference a good follower of ...read more

  • True Ownership

    Contributed on Sep 30, 2006
     | 911 views

    From the sermon series TRUE NORTH. Remembering that everything belongs to God. Its about attitude not assets. Its about needs but not greeds. Living for the Eternal VS. Temporal

    TRUE OWNERSHIP Text: Luke 12:13-21 This morning we begin a journey. A journey that will take us in the direction of TRUE NORTH as we travel together over the next few weeks seeking God’s truth. Our journey begins this morning by thinking about TRUE OWNERSHIP. What comes to your mind when ...read more

  • True Generosity

    Contributed on Sep 25, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,221 views

    TRUE GENEROSITY is #2 in the stewarship series True North. It tells how generosity is vital to our walk as a follower of Christ. It shares how we are blessed when we learn to practice True Generosity.

    True Generosity Philippians 4:14-23 Today we continue the journey we began a week ago. A journey in which we are traveling under God’s guidance. What direction is He taking us on this journey …? True North… that is the direction we are headed. What will we find? God’s plan for us in ...read more

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  • The Story Is Told Of The Great Preacher D.l. ...

    Contributed on Oct 29, 2005
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    The story is told of the great preacher D.L. Moody who went to an art gallery in Chicago there he saw a painting .called “The Rock of Ages.” The painting showed a person with both hands clinging to a cross firmly embedded in a rock,. While the stormy sea smashed against the rock the person ...read more