Sermons by David Taylor

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From Palms To The Cross (04-08-17)

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We – like Christ – have the opportunity to walk our own unique path of obedience toward God.   It is a path which may see us surrounded by enjoyment, possessions, and popularity, it may lead us into loneliness, misunderstanding, and poverty.  But none of these things will finally give life its meaning.   Up hill or […]

How Does Revival Happen? (04-01-17)

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Central Seventh Day Baptist Church 1100 Enterprise Rd. Mitchellville, MD Pastor David Taylor Ezekiel 37:1-14 The situation in Ezekiel 37 was bleak. It is proclaimed to the exiles, probably sometime between the dates presented in 33:21 and 40:1, around 572 B.C. Israel was a defeated nation. It had been crushed militarily, its people had been […]

But God (03-25-17)

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There is a way to make sense of the senseless, Jesus suggests that we make sense of the senseless, not by condemning the victims of tragedy for their complicity in their own deaths – but by considering our own mortality, and our own sinfulness, and working to produce fruit befitting our salvation before we are […]

A Question of Focus (03-11-17)

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Central Seventh Day Baptist Church Mitchellville, MD Pastor David Taylor Luke 13:18-35 As I look at our culture today it seems clear that we prize comfort more than commitment, self-indulgence more than self-sacrifice, possessions more than people. And the sad thing is that many of us do not even realize that our values are askew. […]

God’s Call to Purposeful Surrender (03-04-17)

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Central Seventh Day Baptist Church 1100 Enterprise Rd. Mitchellville, MD Pastor David Taylor Matthew 4:1-11 In Jesus baptism’ we have the acceptance of Jesus to begin what would become three and a half years of focused, driven ministry that would end in His sacrifice. From this moment on He would be about doing the will […]

How’s Your Memory? (02-25-17)

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“Halftime” – “mid-life” – it’s a great time to sit back and evaluate your life. Have you ever taken the time to sit back and ask, “What do I want out of life? What do I want to see God do through me?” Often when we ask that question, we realize that the most important […]

Majoring In The Minors (02-18-17)

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In this section of Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, He’s telling us that we have choices to make, and these choices will affect our future. And while the choices we have as outlined here are not as trivial as to which chocolate candy to pick, the reality is that there are no trivial choices when […]

Who Is The Call For? (01-07-17)

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Have faith – but more than have faith – exercise your faith by stopping, by looking, by hearing, and by feeding and with Paul, and I dare to say, with me you will discover that the word is near to you – in your heart and in your mouth, and that word, being in your […]

A New Chapter (12-31-16)

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Psalm 90:1-14 Pastor David Taylor It’s 2016. The door on this year is about to close. The New Year is about to open. It’s a time to reflect back, and a time to look forward. To think of what is to come in the new year. What we shall make of it, and what might […]