• Edward Hardee

    Contributing sermons since Jun 8, 2006
Edward's church

Langley Church of God
, South Carolina

About Edward
  • Education: Associates in Business Management at Aiken Technical College Bachelors in Pastoral Ministry at Holmes Bible College Graduate MIP 1994 Mental Health First Aid Training
  • Experience: Pastoring over 28 years. Youth pastor before that.
  • Comment to those looking at my sermons: The sermons are designed to be sermon starters. My goal is not to write a sermon for someone but to inspire a spark that helps people build better sermons.
  • Sermon or series that made a difference: Going Deep.
  • One of my favorite illustrations: "whenever you knock over a jug, whatever is in it will come out"
  • Family: My wife is the love of my life. We have four children whom we spend a lot of purposable time with, Kai, Rebekah, Leah and Hannah
  • What my parents think of my sermons: My mother was always respectful of my ministry even though she was a believer. Thank the Lord she became a believer 6 years before her passing. I pastored in another town.
  • What my spouse (really) thinks of my sermons: She appreciates them more now than when I first started. Great encourager and helpmate.
  • Best advice given to me about preaching: Always remember I am still learning and most of it is done behind the pulpit when God is giving me what to say.
  • Books that have had an impact: Leadership books by John Maxwell, Bill Hybels, Rick Warren Church growth books
  • Hobbies: Computers, sports,
  • If I could Preach one more time, I would say...: Live for the Lord because your family needs to see you do it.
  • Something funny that happened while preaching: My grandmother who has Alzheimers interrupting me while I am preaching.
  • What I want on my tombstone: He loved God, his wife and his family
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  • Joy Comes In The Morning

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2024

    Resurrection message dealing with Mary Magdelene meeting Jesus at the empty tomb. Jesus found her weeping but she left full of joy.

    Title: From Weeping to Joy Theme: To show how Mary Magdalene went from weeping in her life to joy. Text: John 20:1 – 18 Note: Part of the idea for this message came from Unshakable Hope by Max Lucado ch. 11 John 20:1-18 Now on the first day of the week Mary Magdalene went to the tomb early, more

  • Overcoming The Grasshopper Mentality

    Contributed on Mar 7, 2024

    How do we overcome the grasshopper mentality? Why is it important not to live in comparison syndrome?

    Grasshopper Mentality Theme: To show that comparison is the enemy of growth and ministry. Text: Numbers 13:25 - 33 Opening Scripture Numbers 13:25-33 And they returned from spying out the land after forty days. (26) Now they departed and came back to Moses and Aaron and all the congregation of more

  • Jesus The Healer - Spiritual And Physical

    Contributed on Mar 7, 2024

    Showing the importance of getting people into Jesus presence so that people can be healed.

    Jesus the Healer – Spiritual and Physical Theme: Showing the importance of getting people to Jesus. Text: Luke 5:17-26 Luke 5:17 Now it happened on a certain day, as He was teaching, that there were Pharisees and teachers of the law sitting by, who had come out of every town of Galilee, Judea, more

  • Claiming Our Inheritance

    Contributed on Feb 18, 2024

    A Christian must know what out inheritance in Christ is. We need to learn to claim the promises of God.

    Title: Our Inheritance Theme: To show that as a child of God we have been given freedom and promises that we need to hold onto. Text: Romans 8:17, Note: This message was inspired from Unshakable Hope by Max Lucado. Where quotations are the book is quoted. Great message from the book I wanted to more

  • Rivers Of Healing – Bitterness & Barrenness

    Contributed on Feb 6, 2024

    A message about what it means to be a spirit filled Christian.

    Title: Rivers of Healing – Bitterness & Barrenness Theme: To show how the rivers of the Lord that from the throne bring healing from Bitterness and Barrenness. Text: Ezekiel 47:1-12; John 7:37 - 38 (Ezekiel 47:1) Then he brought me back to the door of the temple; and there was water, flowing more

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  • Make Sure Your Ax Is Sharpen

    Contributed on Feb 16, 2023

    When we were young we did not have central heating and air. As a matter of fact I do not remember us having a window unit. What we had was a fireplace in the winter time and a screen door in the summer. I remember that old fire place. If it was real cold we would put a blanket over the door more

  • Telemarketers

    Contributed on Aug 28, 2017

    IRS Spam Call - I wanted to share an experience that I just had on the phone. I got that dreaded spam call from the IRS. I knew it was false but I felt like I wanted to talk to a person about it. So I called the number. A young lady answered. She gave me a name and told me I owed $4800 on my more

  • What Are You Holding Onto?

    Contributed on Mar 18, 2016

    Props: trophies, on large nice trophy for the main story. These are some nice trophies. This one was earned by my daughter through playing softball. She was so proud as they called her name up to receive this trophy. This is from a contest that one of them had worked hard for. This large more

  • As I Was Reading The Newspaper The Other Day I ...

    Contributed on Nov 14, 2007
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    As I was reading the newspaper the other day I came across a letter that had been written to dear Abby. It was from a young man named Paul. It reads like this, "Dear Abby: When I was in law school, I shared an apartment with three other graduate students who like me, held part-time jobs and has more

  • The Secure Man's 23rd Psalm Says…

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2006
    based on 26 ratings

    The secure man’s 23rd Psalm says… I am my provider, I shall not be in want I have stored up hay if the grass is not green in the valley I have a big canteen just incase the waters are dried up I have a map so I can find the right path Even if I walk through the valley of the shadow of death I more