Sermons by David Taylor

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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 […]

Christmas Is Full of Surprises (12-24-16)

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“Christmas is full of surprises.” Somewhere in my reading this week I ran across that sentence. While I am sure it is true, it doesn’t always seem true. Christmas poses a yearly challenge to those of us who have heard the story since we were children. After you have attended 20 or 30 or 40 Christmas […]

A Conspiracy of Love (12-17-16)

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You know the Christmas Story is strongly reliant upon something that most people find very strange.  It is reliant upon two people saying yes to God.  And saying yes in most unusual circumstances, to a proposal that seems most strange indeed. We are all keenly aware of Mary and how she said yes to God, […]

Are You Prepared? (12-10-16)

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Today is the Sabbath of Joy.  The joy of God.  In preparing for the coming of the Christ – we are called to keep alive the vision which provides us with hope and to seek the Peace of God – that peace that only God can give – that peace which comes when we turn, and […]

How The Grinch Stole Christmas (12-03-16)

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As Christians we are called to use Advent as a time of preparation and solemn expectation, a time to focus our understanding and efforts on the promises God makes to us during the season. Or in other words to rediscover and reclaim the reason for the season. As Christians we believe that the precious child […]

Waiting For God (11-26-16)

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First Sabbath of Advent – Central SDB Church – Mitchellville, MD – November 26, 2016 – Pastor David Taylor. www.centralsdbchurch.org. There will always be those who believe it is futile to wait for God. But they deliberately forget that he has already come. He came to the Garden of Eden. He came to Noah. He […]