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  • Kermit Reaves

    Contributing sermons since Jul 17, 2007
KERMIT's church

OLIVET BAPTIST CHURCH
AUSTIN, Texas 78702
512-478-7023

About KERMIT
  • Education: CHRISTIAN FENGER HIGH (CHICAGO ILLINOIS) OLIVE HARVEY COLLEGE (CHICAGO ILLINOIS) AUSTIN GRADUATE SCHOOL OF THEOLOGY (AUSTIN TEXAS)
  • Experience: GOSPEL MUSIC CLINICIAN
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: THIS BOOK OF THE LAW SHALL NOT DEPART OUT OF YOUR MOUTH BUT YOU SHALL MEDITATE THERIN DAY AND NIGHT, THAT YOU MAY OBSERVE TO DO ACCORDING TO ALL THAT IS WRITTEN THERIN.FOR THEN YOU SHALL MAKE YOUR WAY PROSPEROUS..AND THEN YOU SHALL HAVE GOOD SUCCESS
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: THE HARVEST IS RIPE SERMON MADE A DIFFERENCE IN MY LIFE IT IS THE SUPREME FACT OF HISTORY. (1) THROUGH JESUS INCARNATION, JESUS REVEALED GOD TO MAN; (2) THROUGH HIS ATONEMENT, JESUS RECONCILED MAN TO GOD; (3) AND THROUGH HIS GIFT OF THE SPIRIT, HE MADE POSSIBLE A NEW LIFE FROM ABOVE FOR THOSE, WHO SAT IN DARKNESS AND IN THE SHADOW OF DEATH. (A) IN OTHER WORDS, THIS GOSPEL IS GOD WITH US - AT BETHLEHEM; (B) GOD FOR US - AT CALVARY; (C) GOD IN US - AT PENTECOST. ..... THIS GOSPEL IS GOOD NEWS F
  • One of my favorite illustrations: USE TO BE,GONNA BE ,HAVE TO BE,SHOULD BE....GOD CREATED THREE TYPES OF BEES A HONEY BEE AND A BUMBLE BEE YOU MUST BE BORN AGAIN..WE SHOULD JUST LEARN TO SAY I ONCE WAS LOST BUT NOW I’M FOUND WAS BLIND BUT NOW I SEE
  • Family: MATTHEW 12:46-50 While He was still speaking to the crowds, behold, His mother and brothers were standing outside, seeking to speak to Him. Someone said to Him, "Behold, Your mother and Your brothers are standing outside seeking to speak to You." But Jesus answered the one who was telling Him and said, "Who is My mother and who are My brothers?" And stretching out His hand toward His disciples, He said, "Behold My mother and My brothers! For whoever does the will of My Father who is in heaven
  • What my parents think of my sermons: OVER JOYED
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: SHE’S MY BEST CRITIC...
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: LET THE HOLY SPIRIT USE YOU
  • Books that have had an impact: THE PURPOSE DRIVEN LIFE
  • Hobbies: BASKETBALL
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: GET RIGHT CHURCH AND LET’S GO HOME
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: HMMMMM!!!!
  • What I want on my tombstone: A CHILD OF THE KING
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  • Stirring Time Is Coming

    Contributed on Jan 7, 2014
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    HAVE YOU EVER RAN ACROSS PEOPLE WHO SAY ONE THING AND DO ANOTHER. OR DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO SAYS DON’T DO AS I DO, DO AS I SAY. LET’S GET PERSONAL OR HAVE YOU SAID ONE THING AND DONE ANOTHER. THAT IS SO MESSY. JESUS HAS GIVEN US A SOLUTION HOW NOT TO BE

    STIRRING TIME COMING MATTHEW 23:25-26/MARK 7:13,21 MANUSCRIPT BY MINISTER KERMIT REAVES HAVE YOU EVER RAN ACROSS PEOPLE WHO SAY ONE THING AND DO ANOTHER. OR DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WHO SAYS DON’T DO AS I DO, DO AS I SAY. LET’S GET PERSONAL OR HAVE YOU SAID ONE THING AND DONE ...read more

  • Worshipping In Spirit And In Truth

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2007
    based on 46 ratings
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    SO THEREFORE,MY BROTHERS AND MY SISTERS,BY THE MERCIES OF GOD,THAT YOU PRESENT YOUR BODIES A LIVING SACRIFICE,HOLY,ACCEPTABLE UNTO GOD,WHICH IS YOUR REASONABLE SERVICE.AND BE NOT CONFORMED TO THIS WORLD,BUT BE YE TRANSFORMED BY THE RENEWING OF YOUR MIND,T

    WORSHIPING IN SPIRIT AND IN TRUTH John 4:19-24 At this very moment, there are people all over the world in hot pursuit of the ultimate experience. People who will do anything in order to feel truly fulfilled, truly exhilarated, truly satisfied, truly alive; who will try anything in order to ...read more

  • The Essence Of Worship

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
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    First, the worship services were boring; second, the sermons were irrelevant. Now, I do recognize that it’s quite possible for a pastor to make the greatest story ever told - the most gripping and significant message ever proclaimed - seem dull and routin

    THE ESSENCE OF WORSHIP Mark 14:3-9 Back in my hometown of Chicago I have a friend by the name of Pastor Flozell Porter the pastor of the Burnside Missionary Baptist Church now we would sit and talk about different topics the music ministry,outreach ministry etc.but Pastor Porter had a great ...read more

  • Turn,turn,turn

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2007
    based on 25 ratings
     | 6,366 views

    Hear me, O Lord, hear me, that this people may know that thou art the Lord God, and that thou hast turned their heart back again."

    TURN, TURN, TURN Biblical Text: 1 Kings 18: 24 and 37 "And call ye on the name of your gods, and I will call on the name of the Lord; and the God that answereth by fire, let him be God. And all the people answered and said, ’It is well spoken.’" "Hear me, O Lord, hear me, that this ...read more

  • How Should We Pray

    Contributed on Jul 17, 2007
    based on 27 ratings
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    P.U.S.H.PRAY UNTIL SOMETHING HAPPENS

    HOW SHOULD WE PRAY P.U.S.H. MATTHEW 6:5-7 I WANT TO ANSWER THREE QUESTIONS CONCERNING PRAYER:FIRST,WHAT IS PRAYER? SECOND,WHY PRAY? THIRD,WHAT IS THE SECRET OF SUCCESSFUL PRAYING? WHAT IS PRAYER? FIRST PRAYER IN IT’S SIMPLEST FORM IS NOTHING MORE THAN JUST ASKING FOR THINGS.ASK AND IT SHALL ...read more

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  • Some People Are Asleep Because They Have Never ...

    Contributed on Jul 24, 2007
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    Some people are asleep because they have never been awake. I am familiar with that state because I was once in it myself. I attended church, heard God’s Word preached, sang the great hymns, listened to others pray — but with no depth of comprehension. I was simply present where others worshiped. I ...read more