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  • Payback Is Sweet Series

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 8, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,773 views

    A look at restitution from the life of Zacchaeus.

    BIG LESSONS IN SMALL PACKAGES Part 1—Payback is Sweet Luke 19:1-10 Sunday, August 31, 2008 Pastor Brian Matherlee A soldier fighting over in Iraq received a letter from his girl friend that said she was breaking up with him. She also asked him to send the picture she had given him when he ...read more

  • Gaining Altitude Series

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,578 views

    Part 3 in a series from Isaiah 40

    FLYING LIKE EAGLES Part 3-Gaining Altitude Sunday, September 23, 2007 Pastor Brian Matherlee Isaiah 40:31(New American Standard Bible) “Yet those who wait for the LORD Will gain new strength; they will mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not get tired, they will walk and not ...read more

  • Love Connection

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,832 views

    Every action, word, and relationship we have must be governed by love or its impact will be void of lasting value.

    LOVE CONNECTION 1 Corinthians 13 Sunday, February 4, 2007 Pastor Brian Matherlee Introduction In the book, “Children’s Letters to God: The New Collection”, a little girl named, Nan, writes this letter: “Dear God, I bet it is very hard for you to love all of everybody in the whole world. ...read more

  • Introduction To Revelation Series

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Nov 30, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,573 views

    Introduction in a Bible study of the book of Revelation.

    REVELATION An Introduction 1:1-1:20 Pastor Brian Matherlee September 5, 2007 Basic Background The first thing that strikes me is the chain communicating the Revelation: God to Jesus to the angel to John while he was in the Spirit. • God does the revealing here. Remember that Jesus said ...read more

  • Traveling On Your Knees

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 11, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,147 views

    6 truths about prayer.

    Acts 10:1-12:25 March 13, 2005 Traveling On Your Knees Last night I took a journey to a land across the seas. I didn’t go by ship or plane I traveled on my knees. I saw so many people there In bondage to their sin, And Jesus told me I should go, That there were souls to win. But I ...read more

  • What's On Your Mind?

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 6, 2006
    based on 64 ratings
     | 6,592 views

    What we can do to set our minds upon God.

    Introduction The popular talk-show host Larry King was one asked whom he would choose, if he had the choice to interview one person across history. Larry King replied that he would like to interview Jesus Christ and that he would ask Him just one question: “Are you indeed virgin born? The answer ...read more

  • Pentecost Sunday

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 6, 2006
    based on 57 ratings
     | 11,458 views

    3 things the Holy Spirit accomplished at Pentecost.

    PENTECOST SUNDAY May 15, 2005 Acts 2:1-12 Pastor Brian Matherlee Introduction The Fine Art of Doing Nothing The sign on the stage proclaimed: "The Motionless Man: Make Him Laugh. Win $100." The temptation was irresistible. For three hours boys and girls, men and women, performed every ...read more

  • The Message Of The Angels

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 6, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,065 views

    This message was presented at a corporation. In between points, songs were sung as part of the program.

    The angels gave 4 messages prior to the birth of Jesus. Each message began with “Don’t be afraid”. At first reading it might seem that they said that because of their fantastic appearance. But as we look at each individual message we see the angels were coming to reassure God’s people of ...read more

  • The Abundant Life

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 6, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,837 views

    Keys to the abundant life promised and provided in Christ.

    It is easy to become disillusioned in this life. Heartaches come. Dreams remain unrealized. Hopes, sometimes, are dashed. Jesus came to set these things right. In John 10:10 Jesus states, “The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have ...read more

  • Increase Our Faith

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 6, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,804 views

    How God increases our faith.

    INCREASE OUR FAITH Luke 17:5 Sunday, November 6, 2005 Pastor Brian Matherlee Introduction A small boy riding a bus home from Sunday school was very proud of the card he had received, which had a picture and a caption that read: “Have Faith in God.” Then to his dismay the card slipped from ...read more

  • My Trials, So Hard, Will Soon Be Over

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 5, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,984 views

    Everyone has trouble and the psalmist displays 3 attitudes that will allow God to draw us out of despair.

    The Psalmist displays 3 things that will help overcome despair: 1. Passion (42:1) a. There’s a story of a young American engineer who was sent to Ireland by his company. It was a two-year assignment. He had accepted it because it would enable him to earn enough to marry his long-time ...read more

  • Trading Silver Spoons For Sandals Series

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Aug 24, 2006
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,729 views

    A look at the characteristics of Moses faith that include him in the "Faith" chapter.

    TRADING SILVER SPOONS FOR SANDALS Big Faith Series-Part 5 Hebrews 11:23-28 Sunday, August 13, 2006 Pastor Brian Matherlee Introduction George W. Bush, in an airport lobby, noticed a man in a long flowing white robe with a long flowing white beard and flowing white hair. The man had a ...read more

  • Standing Up When Everyone Else Lays Down Series

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Aug 24, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,152 views

    This sermon looks at the life of Noah and outlines principles that we should emulate and warning signs to help us avoid danger.

    STANDING UP WHEN EVERYONE ELSE LAYS DOWN Big Faith Series-Part 3 Hebrews 11:7; Genesis 6-9 Sunday, July 30, 2006 Pastor Brian Matherlee Introduction Show “Noah Situation” video clip I think the bedrock principle of Noah’s life was this: NOAH TOOK GOD SERIOUSLY! Noah took God ...read more

  • The Devil Made Me Do It Series

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on May 22, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,161 views

    Part 3 in temptation series. This installment deals with the tactics Satan uses to come against our minds and how we resist and overcome.

    AN APPLE A DAY The Temptations We Face Part 3, The Devil Made Me Do It James 4:7 May 14, 2006 Pastor Brian Matherlee In the movie, On Golden Pond, a man, played by Dabney Coleman is speaking with a Ethel at a dock. Ethel is the mother of the woman he likes. He puts one foot on a boat ...read more

  • The Stranger Series

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on May 22, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,103 views

    Part 2 in a 4 part series dealing with temptations that we all face. This message deals with the attack of our old nature upon our physical body as Paul understood the struggle in Romans 7.

    AN APPLE A DAY The Temptations We Face Part 2, The Stranger Romans 7:21-25 May 7, 2006 Pastor Brian Matherlee The Scripture refers to a part of life that everyone has experienced—even those with a personal relationship with God through faith in Jesus Christ. Billy Joel wrote a song ...read more