Sermons by Pedro Vazquez

Pastor Pedro was ordained as an associate pastor at Gospel Light under the Harvest Fellowship of Churches in 2004. He first came to Gospel Light in 1996. He had taught Pastor Jim’s children at Multicultural Magnet School, in Bridgeport. They have three daughters. Raquel, is a graduate of Gordon College in May, 2007. Marisol is a nursing student at Southern Connectucut State University, and Laura, is a graduate of Albertus Magnus University.

Pastor Pedro and Sister Amy came to know the Lord at the University of Conn. through The Navigators, a world-wide campus ministry in 1978. In 1983, Pastor Pedro was called to Bridgeport, CT from his hometown in Meriden, CT to be a math teacher at Harding High School.

In July 2009, Pastor Pedro retired from the Bridgeport School System to become Gospel Light’s second Senior Pastor.

Serves Up Week 2

Our continuing November series “Serve’s Up” with Pastor Pedro Vazquez “Jesus, the Disciple & You”   Main Text John 13:1-17 I. Servanthood in Jesus (John 13:1-5, 12 & Phil. 2:5-11) II. Servanthood in the Disciples (John 13:6-11, 13-14; Luke 22:24-27; Titus 3:4-6) III. Servanthood in Us (Luke 13:15-17; Romans 12:1-2)

Money Matters Week 2

  Pastor Pedro Vazquez with a message called Investing Into Eternity Pre-message clip: Introduction Luke 16:8-9 I. Why do we Invest? 1. We Invest To Further God’s Work Acts 4:33b – 4:35 Matthew 6:19-21 2. We Invest to Care for our Families. Eccl. 5:13-14 Proverbs 22:6 NKJV Proverbs 13:22a II. How should we make…

Sons & Daughters Week 2

Our “Sons & Daughters” series continues with this message from Associate Pastor Pedro Vazquez entitled “Trust God.” Introduction: Main Text: Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; 6  in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight. 1. Trust the…

Holiness Week 3

Pastor Pedro continues our Holiness series with this message:  Be Holy Main Text 1 Peter 1:13-16 1.) Gird Up the Loins of Your Mind (v.13) Psalms 139:13-16 Jer. 1:5 Is. 49:15 Heb. 4:12 2.) Do Not Conform with Your Past Ignorance (v. 14) Romans 12:2 3.) Be Holy, Because God is Holy (v.15-16) James 2:10…

Grow – Week 2

Pastor Pedro continues our “Grow” series on Palm Sunday with a message entitled “Grow on the Vine” Main Passage: John 15:1-8 I. He Cuts Off and He Prunes (John 15:2) (Hebrews 10:1-2) Greek word for cuts off is “airo” Greek word for prune is “kathairo” Hebrews 10:1-2  Hebrews 10:14 II. Remain in Me (John 15:4-7)…

Healthy Church Week 2

Pastor Pedro continues our March series with a message titled “Deeper Thought Through Discipleship” “mathetes” (all verses in NIV) Conviction (John 8:31-32) Hebrews 11:1 Romans 4:20-21 2 Cor. 5:17 Character (John 13:34-35) 1 John 1:9 1 Timothy 4:7-8 2 Thes. 2:8-9 Competence (John 15:8) 2Timothy 2:15 Commitment (Luke 14:25-27) Matt. 10:37-39 Matt. 16:24-25 Gal. 2:20…

For the Joy Week 3

Pastor Pedro with a message entitled “The Joy of Christmas” Luke 4:18-19 I. An Angel Brings Good News to the Shepherds (Luke 2:10-14) II. Shepherds Respond to God’s Call (Luke 2:15-16) III. Shepherds Spread the Good News (Luke 2:17-20)

Going Deeper – Week 7 – Submission

The seventh week of our summer series, Going Deeper, continues with a message from Associate Pastor Pedro Vazquez. Introduction Jer. 29:11 (Today’s Main Passage) Ephesians 5:21 “Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.” Greek word for submit: Hupotasso. I. How Submission is Demanded John 4:34 John 6:38 Mark 10:45 1 Timothy 2:3-4 II.…