God On The Mountain Is God In The Valley: Sermon Audio

The account of the transfiguration gives us a glimpse of God’s glory, revealed in Jesus Christ, but is that dramatic display of God’s power the most significant way in which God’s glory is revealed? How is God’s glory revealed deep in the valley?

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Sermon Title: Turning the Other Cheek
Preacher: Allen McGraw
Date: 2/26/2017
Time: Morning Worship Service
Location: First United Methodist Church of Water Valley
Scripture Reference: Matthew 17:1-9

Turning the Other Cheek: Sermon Audio

Concluding our series on The Sermon on the Mount, we come to what may be the most challenging of all the commandments of Jesus. Turning the other cheek and loving our enemies doesn’t come easy. So, what are we to do with these difficult passages?

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Sermon Title: Turning the Other Cheek
Preacher: Allen McGraw
Date: 2/19/2017
Time: Morning Worship Service
Location: First United Methodist Church of Water Valley
Scripture Reference: Matthew 5:38-48

Hospitable and Then Some: Sermon Audio

In a follow-up to last week’s sermon, we explore what it means to be salt and light in the world today. It starts with a focus on Christian hospitality that flows from the heart of God that “so loved the world.” This recording also includes a bit of my testimony. And yes, this Christian pastor was an atheist.

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Sermon Title: Hospitable and Then Some
Preacher: Allen McGraw
Date: 2/12/2017
Time: Morning Worship Service
Location: First United Methodist Church of Water Valley
Scripture Reference: Matthew 25:31-46

You Are Salt and Light: Sermon Audio

In The Sermon on the Mount from Matthew 5, Jesus calls us “the salt of the earth” and “the light of the world”. Have we these phrases to the point where they are meaningless cliche or can we reclaim these descriptions in a meaningful way?

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Sermon Title: You are Salt and Light
Preacher: Allen McGraw
Date: 2/5/2017
Time: Morning Worship Service
Location: First United Methodist Church of Water Valley
Scripture Reference: Matthew 5:13-20