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  • Norman Lawrence

    Contributing sermons since Mar 25, 2001
Norman's church

Millersburg Assembly of God
Millersburg, Pennsylvania 17061
717-692-3904

About Norman
  • Education: They are both graduates of Zion Bible College, Norman in 1982, and Brenda in 1985.
  • Experience: Norman has been in full-time ministry since 1982 serving as Youth Pastor, Pastor, and Associate Pastor of churches in West Virginia and Pennsylvania. Recently, Norman was honored to assist in developing a Web Site Ministry called Global Pastors Network, while working in partnership with Dr. James O. Davis of Cutting Edge International and the late Dr. Bill Bright of Campus Crusade For Christ. The vision of this ministry is to create a global technological presence for the single purpose of
  • Family: Norman and Brenda were married in 1987 in Elkins, WV where he was serving as Youth Pastor at that time. They are the parents of two boys, Aaron and Dwayne who were born in 1988 and 1989.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Be yourself, and allow God to use "you".
  • Hobbies: Softball, Basketball, computer stuff
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  • Stand Down, Or Stand Up!

    Contributed on Jan 14, 2013
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    I believe today that America and the Church in America is at a Crossroad, and it is up to each and every one of us here to decide whether it’s time to “stand down” or “stand up”! I believe it’s time to stand up!

    The past couple weeks, I have heard a term more and more that to be quite honest with you, as a person who has not served a day in the military, hadn’t heard the term, and even when I did, I was a bit unsure what it meant. Here is the meaning of the term STAND DOWN: A relaxation from a ...read more

  • Be A Better Taker - Part 2

    Contributed on Jan 14, 2013
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    2 Sermon series on the need to be a better "taker". Take the Yoke of Christ, Take Up Your Cross Daily, Take the Whole Armor of God, Take Courage, Take Heed To the Condition of Your Heart, Take and Eat.

    As we have just come through the season in which we are constantly sharing with our children, as well as reminding ourselves about the fact it is better to give than receive, I want to continue with the second message on being a “better taker”. Seems a bit odd you might think, and ...read more

  • Be A Better Taker - Part 1

    Contributed on Jan 14, 2013
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    2 Sermon series on the need to be a better "taker". Take the Yoke of Christ, Take Up Your Cross Daily, Take the Whole Armor of God, Take Courage, Take Heed To the Condition of Your Heart, Take and Eat.

    As we have just come through the season in which we are constantly sharing with our children, as well as reminding ourselves about the fact it is better to give than receive, I want to share a couple messages with you today and next Sunday on the importance of being a “better ...read more

  • A Thankful Spirit

    Contributed on Nov 23, 2009
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    Overcoming The Perils of Prosperity with a Thankful Spirit

    The Value Of A Thankful Spirit Overcoming The Perils of Prosperity With A Thankful Spirit Text: Deut. 8:1-20 Deut. 8:1-20 Be careful to follow every command I am giving you today, so that you may live and increase and may enter and possess the land that the Lord promised on oath to ...read more

  • Being Glad In A Sad World

    Contributed on Nov 23, 2009
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    Message dealing with the challenges of maintaining a victorious faith in a world of opposition.

    The Word of God is where we can find peace in troubled times, and rest even in those moments we are feeling the stress from a busy world around us. I thought I would take a moment to look up the words GLAD and GLADNESS in the Bible to see how many times those words make an appearance, and I’m ...read more

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  • Lifting The Fear

    Contributed on Jan 14, 2013
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    LIFTING THE FEAR A story is told of a child who had to walk each evening past a dark, spooky house. Some adults sought to give him courage. One handed him a good luck charm to ward off the ghosts. Another had a light put on the dreaded corner. Still another said earnestly, "It is sinful to be ...read more

  • His Yoke Is Light

    Contributed on Jan 14, 2013
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    HIS YOKE IS LIGHT Mark Guy Pearse preached a sermon on Christ's invitation to the weary and heavy-laden. I had finished my sermon when a good man came to me and said "I wish I had known what you were going to preach about. I could have told you something." "Well, my friend," I said, "may I ...read more

  • Charles Malik, Former Lebanese Ambassador To The ...

    Contributed on Nov 23, 2009
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    Charles Malik, former Lebanese ambassador to the United Nations, asked in a speech: “What has been the greatest American contribution to the rest of the world? Has it been money? Has it been food? Has it been medical skill? Has it been military might? Has it been industrial know-how?” Then he ...read more

  • Grace Or Permission?

    Contributed on Oct 12, 2008
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    Grace or Permission? You're worried about permissiveness—about the way the preaching of grace seems to say it's okay to do all kinds of terrible things as long as you just walk in afterward and take the free gift of God's forgiveness. While you and I may be worried about seeming to give ...read more

  • The Attorney And The Fisherman

    Contributed on Dec 9, 2007
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    The Attorney and the Fisherman A hard-driving corporate attorney saw a fisherman he knew from church one afternoon, legs dangling off the pier as he helped his two young sons catch crabs. “Why aren’t you out there fishing?” he asked. “Because I’ve caught enough fish for today.” “Why don’t you ...read more