• Lanny Carpenter

    Contributing sermons since Jun 28, 2003
Lanny's church

Pee Dee So. Meth. Church & Bethesda Southern Methodist Church
, South Carolina

About Lanny
  • Education: B. A. Degree, Southern Methodist College, Orangeburg, SC
  • Experience: Pastor for 20 years in the Southern Methodist Church. Experienced in youth camp work as counselor and speaker. Bible Teacher, Dillon Christian School, 13 years. Writer, Light of Life Ministry, Nashville, TN, 6 years
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: I pray that these messages are a blessing to all who read them.
  • Hobbies: Sports (playing and coaching), reading
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  • If Only I Had Known!

    Contributed on Dec 30, 2017

    A Christmas sermon told in the first-person from the perspective of a Bethlehem citizen.

    If Only I Had Known! Matthew 2:1-14 "Now after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea in the days of Herod the king, behold, wise men from the east came to Jerusalem, saying, “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews?" "Then Herod summoned the wise men secretly and ascertained from them more

  • The Prodigal Father

    Contributed on Apr 8, 2005
    based on 29 ratings

    Who is the real emphasis on in the commonly called "Parable of the Prodigal son"? It may surprise you who was the real prodigal!

    THE PRODIGAL FATHER LUKE 15:11-24 INTRO: Jesus often spoke in parables in his teachings. 1. What is a parable? a. Parable signifies "the placing of one thing beside another" with a view to comparison. b. It is the lesson that is of value; the hearer must catch the analogy if he is to be more

  • Crowds Around The Cross

    Contributed on Mar 19, 2005
    based on 13 ratings

    A message about the various groups around the cross of Christ on crucifixion day.

    CROWDS AROUND THE CROSS MATTHEW 27:26, 31 INTRO.: If you were to look at Rembrandt’s painting of The Three Crosses, your attention would be drawn first to the center cross on which Jesus died. 1. Then as you would look at the crowd gathered around the foot of that cross, you’d be impressed by more

  • Extreme Mental Makeover!

    Contributed on Apr 18, 2004
    based on 79 ratings

    Describes the renewal of the mind which takes place in the life of a believer.

    EXTREME MENTAL MAKEOVER EPHESIANS 4:20-24 INTRO.: The important word in our society today is "makeover." 1. It is a phenomenon that has swept our country by storm. 2. Some people are having radical surgeries, some go on extensive diet and exercise plans, and some are having their hair more

  • The War Is On

    Contributed on Apr 18, 2004
    based on 46 ratings

    Describes the reason why unbelievers are the way they are -- because of the way their mind works.

    THE WAR IS ON! EPHESIANS 4:17-19 INTRO.: The battle lines have been drawn in the sand. 1. The forces have taken their positions, and are prepared for the worst. 2. The leaders have exhausted every resource, and have resigned themselves to the inevitable. 3. Weapons are readied, now aimed more

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