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  • Raymond Petzholt

    Contributing sermons since Mar 25, 2004
Raymond's church

Mandarin Baptist Church of Pasadena
Arcadia, California 91006
6264462976

About Raymond
  • Education: BA in Biology and Psychology from SUNY at New Paltz N.Y. M.Div Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary D. Min Fuller Theological Seminary
  • Experience: Missionary in Latin America - Learned Spanish pastored Hispanic Church; Missionary in Israel - Learned Hebrew; Missionary in Taiwan - Learned Chinese; Presently Pastor at Mandarin Baptist Church. But the most important experience I have gotten is from being a Husband and Father.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Preach the Word, Love the people, and then shut up!
  • Books that have had an impact: Eternity in their Hearts by Don Richardson
  • What I want on my tombstone: He was only a grain of wheat that fell into the ground and died. The nut is gone to be with Jesus, only the shell remains
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Newest Sermons

  • God Creates Sea Life & Fowl On Day 5 Part 2

    Contributed on Nov 28, 2022
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    When Solomon was gifted with Divine Wisdom he spoke of beasts, & of fowl, & of creeping things, & of fish (I Kings 4:33). And all people came to hear the wisdom of Solomon. Wise people still seek God's wisdom from Nature!

    Genesis 1:20-23 Day 5: GOD CREATES SEA LIFE & FOWL “And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature (Heb. = living soul) that hath life, & fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. (21) & God created great whales, & every ...read more

  • God Creates Sea Life And Fowl On Day 5

    Contributed on Nov 28, 2022
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    God created fish and birds to teach us about His infinite wisdom and glory. We can learn life changing wisdom by studying fish and birds. God designed some animals as prophetic Types to teach us important spiritual lessons

    Genesis 1:20-23 Day 5: God Creates Sea Life & Fowl “& God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature (Heb. = living soul) that hath life, & fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven. (21) & God created great whales, & every living ...read more

  • Is Man Created By God Or An Evolved Animal?

    Contributed on Nov 28, 2022
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    Which foundation of Faith will you choose to find life? The Revelation of an omniscient God which reveals your life has eternal value and purpose or the theory of ignorant men that says you are an accident of time and chance without real purpose in life?

    Genesis 1:26-27: Is Man Created by God or an Evolved animal? Which Foundation of Faith will you choose to find life? 1. The Revelation of an omniscient God: “In the Beginning God created” (Gen. 1:26-8; 2:7; Rev. 4:11). How? By Infinite Wisdom & Power. If true, we are special; life has ...read more

  • The Creator's Wisdom Manifest In Creeping Things: Genesis Day 5 & 6

    Contributed on Nov 28, 2022
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    This study will: 1. Reveal the glory of God in the things He has made (Rom. 1:20). 2. Expose the flaws & delusions in evolutionary theory (I Cor. 1:19-21; 3:19). 3. Set us Free from a hopeless life of materialism by God's truth (John 8:32).

    The Creator’s Wisdom manifest in Creeping Things Genesis Day 5 & 6 This study will: 1. Reveal the Glory of God in the things He has made (Rom. 1:20). 2. Expose the flaws & delusions in evolutionary theory (I Cor. 1:19-21; 3:19). 3. Set us Free from a hopeless life of materialism by God’s ...read more

  • Mystery #4 The Imminent Rapture Of The Church

    Contributed on Apr 14, 2014
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    The Church is the Body and Bride of Christ. Jesus, as was Jewish custom will return as a their in the night to "snatch" away His bride to the specially prepared place for the greatest honeymoon in History! Are you going to be part of it?

    Mystery # 4 “The Imminent Rapture of the Church” (I Cor. 15:51-58; I Thess. 4:13-18; John 14:1-3; 11:25-26; Phil. 3:18-21) The 1st Mystery is “God was manifest in the flesh” (I Tim. 3:16. The 2nd is “Christ in you the Hope of Glory” (Col. 1:27). Faith in ...read more

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  • Robert E. Coleman Writes That He Once "Heard A ...

    Contributed on Oct 17, 2005
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    Robert E. Coleman writes that he once “heard a missionary tell about a boy who appeared at a mission hospital in Kenya with a gaping wound in his foot. He had been accidentally injured while cutting grass far out in the jungle. Part of his heel was cut off. Without waiting to inform anyone of the ...read more

  • In An Interview In The March-April 2003 Issue Of ...

    Contributed on Jun 3, 2005
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    In an interview in the March-April 2003 issue of The Door, preacher/author Calvin Miller observed, "Michael Card and I are kind of amateur astronomers, and he’s much better at it than I am. We were in his backyard one night, and he gave me a book by an astronomer that opened my eyes. When you look ...read more

  • Car Radio. (I Kings 19:9-13 ...

    Contributed on Mar 25, 2004
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    Illustration: Car Radio. (I Kings 19:9-13 Elijah, still small voice). One of my Professors at Seminary shared about a time he was driving to a speaking engagement with his wife. There was a storm coming so he needed to listen to the radio to hear the weather report. But he also wanted to talk ...read more