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  • Marilyn Murphree

    Contributing sermons since Mar 10, 2003
Marilyn's church

Coburn United Methodist
Zanesville, Ohio 43701
740 452-8030

About Marilyn
  • Education: I have an A. B. degree in English from Ohio University M. Ed. in Guidance and Counseling from Ohio University M. A. in Management and Supervision--personnel mgmt. from Central Michigan University DPA (Doctorate in Public Administration) from Nova Southeastern University M.A. in Christian Ministry from Indiana Christian University M.Div. in Pastoral Ministry from Indiana Christian University ThD in Theology from Indiana Christian University Have taken several courses from Methodist Theological School of Ohio
  • Experience: High School Guidance Counselor for 30 years Served as pastor of two United Methodist Churches for 7 1/2 years in Ohio
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: Please feel free to use anything you want to and help people
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: I am especially interested in the subject of physical healing and also practical subjects that deal with every day life problems and solutions.
  • One of my favorite illustrations: The story of the fox hunter who sold his business to a young guy giving him all of the instructions for success. In the spring the new hunter came back. The old fox hunter wanted to know how it went over the winter. He said, "I didn’t catch the first fox." The old hunter wanted to know if he followed his instructions to the letter. The novice said, "No, I found a BETTER WAY." Do we follow our way or God’s way? Are we successful.
  • Family: My family consists of my wonderful husband, Walter, and we have been married 32 years. He has been totally supportive to me throughout my ministry.
  • What my parents think of my sermons: Had they been living at the time I entered the ministry, they would have felt that my sermons were practical and down to earth.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: He really thinks that they are well prepared, down to earth and practical and that I have spent a lot of time on them because I want them to help people once they take the time to come and hear them.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Do not let people define you. Allow God to lead you into what he wants. Not what people want.
  • Books that have had an impact: Kenneth Copeland and Kenneth Hagin books on healing and how to receive from God.
  • Hobbies: writing--Have three books published and they can be ordered from me as follows: Moments with Marilyn $12.95 (125 inspirational devotionals) More Moments with Marilyn $14.95 (125 more inspirational devotionals) Prayers from the Heart (100 prayers on a variety of concerns in a casual style that hits home). Order from: Dr. Marilyn S. Murphree 3642 Kay Dr. Zanesville, Ohio 43701 A fourth book is almost completed. It will be called Many Moments with Marilyn--another 125 devotionals.
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Make a clear cut commitment and serve the Lord rain or shine.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: I was scheduled to baptize a baby and that morning the water was turned off at the church due to a problem. I filled the baptismal font with ice cubes and thought they would be melted before time to do the baptism. They weren’t. Parents saw the ice cubes and wondered why I was baptizing with ice cubes.
  • What I want on my tombstone: She was faithful to the Lord .
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  • Agree With God

    Contributed on Oct 7, 2018
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    We often say things that overrule what God has said and then we wonder why our prayers are not answered. He tells us he is the Lord that healeth us and we disagree because we still have pain in our body and do not feel healed.

    Agree with God Job 22:21-25 ESV “Agree with God, and be at peace, thereby good will come to you. Receive instruction from his mouth, and lay up his words in your heart. If you return to the Almighty, you will be built up” (English Standard Version). We often say things that overrule what God has ...read more

  • The Healing Power

    Contributed on Oct 2, 2018
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    Healing is given to us in the form of healing power that goes to work in your body to drive out sicknessa nd disease

    The Healing Power The healing power is working in you to drive out sickness and disease. We have healing given to us in the form of healing power that goes to work when hands are laid on us, when we speak the Word, when we place an anointed prayer cloth on us or in any number of other delivery ...read more

  • Praying In The Spirit

    Contributed on Oct 2, 2018
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    A better way to pray in order to get to the root of th problem

    Praying in the Spirit Praying in the Spirit is important as well in our healing experience. Many times we do not know how to pray about something because we can’t really pinpoint the problem. Romans 8:26 KJV tells us, “Likewise the Spirit also helpeth our infirmities: for we know not what we ...read more

  • The Strongman

    Contributed on Sep 29, 2018
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    The problem must be first bound and removed before the strongman is overcome and gone.

    The Strongman Too many things try to latch on to us—sickness, disease, things that start out small but work their way in over time, a little pain until we can’t shake it and it becomes debilitating as time goes by. When we do not rise up to combat the problem, pretty soon we are chained so tightly ...read more

  • Speedy Healing

    Contributed on Sep 27, 2018
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    God heals hethr it comes slowly or speedily

    Speedy Healing Testimony: My ankle was killing me, and it should have been well weeks ago. I had stepped out of the motorhome and twisted my ankle when we were in Texas. Thinking my ankle would be all right in a couple of days, I didn’t have it x-rayed, but when I got back home and back to ...read more

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