• 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
  • Experience: Pastoring over 25 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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  • Getting Unstuck

    Contributed on May 7, 2022

    A message from the Ascension of Jesus. The disciples stood gazing at Jesus. They were stuck

    Title: Don’t Get Stuck Theme: Text: Acts 1:1 - 11 Opening Scripture Act 1:1-11 The former account I made, O Theophilus (the same person Luke wrote to. Luke and Acts are companion books. There was unfinished business at the end of Luke and so Acts steps in. That is why we call this book the more

  • David - A Man After God's Own Heart

    Contributed on Apr 24, 2022

    David is called a man after God's own heart even though God knew he would sin. In this message we discover why.

    Title: David – A Man After God’s Own Heart Theme: To show how David knew how to get close to God. Text: 1 Samuel 16:1 Opening Scripture: 1 Samuel 16:1 Now the Lord said to Samuel, "How long will you mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? Fill your horn with more

  • Passion Of Christ - Humility

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2022

    A message about the humility of Christ and how we can learn from Him

    Title: Passion of Christ – Humility Theme: To show the humility of Christ in dying on the cross. Text: Philippians 2:5 - 8 Introduction of Series Remember, while Jesus was hanging on the cross, it wasn’t the nails that kept Him there. (I heard one person say that if the soldiers stopped more

  • Characters Of The Cross

    Contributed on Apr 3, 2022

    A message about those who followed the cross. The things we can learn from them.

    Title: Characters of the Cross Theme: Learning from those who were around the cross. Text: A variety Simeon of Cyrene Mark 15:21 Then they compelled a certain man, Simon a Cyrenian, the father of Alexander and Rufus, as he was coming out of the country and passing by, to bear His more

  • Jesus And Lazarus

    Contributed on Mar 15, 2022

    A message of how Jesus dealt with Lazarus being raised from the dead.

    Title: The Resurrection and the Life Theme: The Giver of Life can give life and freedom to you. Text: John 11:1 - 43 Introduction John 11:1 Now a certain man was sick, Lazarus of Bethany, the town of Mary and her sister Martha. 2 It was that Mary who anointed the Lord with fragrant oil and more

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  • 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