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  • How To Treat The Good The Bad And The Ugly Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Dec 17, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,029 views

    3 John gives to us a glimpse into the life and struggles of the church of the first century. They struggled with the truth and with personalities. To borrow the words of a New Testament scholar: “Third John is all about the Elder, who wrote it; Gaius, who

    Jay Leno once said that the Christmas tree is the perfect houseplant for him because it is already dead. And that’s probably true for many of us. Growing house plants sometimes is hard work. One preacher was given a Peace Lily for a wedding gift. I don’t know what the symbolism means. Peace ...read more

  • How To Treat Your Salvation Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Dec 17, 2007
     | 1,696 views

    This sermon was preached right after the Virginia Tech shootings. Aside from the apostle Paul, I don’t know if we see a greater change in anyone than John. He went from a "son of thunder" to one who said, "little children, let us love one another." It

    As we continue through some of the smallest letters in the New Testament, we come to two of the letters written by the apostle John. But before we get to his writings, let¡¦s look at John, and how he was changed by Jesus. John is thought by most to be the youngest of the disciples. I would ...read more

  • Skip Loneliness, Find Belonging Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Dec 17, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,067 views

    Christmas is a happy time for many, but it is also a lonely time for many. For those who have lost loved ones, or are just feeling empty, this sermon is for them.

    The Horse Whisperer was a movie based upon the work of Monty Roberts. Monty Roberts’ secret of his horse whispering involves his getting into the corral with an untamed mustang. And when asked his secret, he said, “the animals need to be with others so much, they would rather befriend the enemy ...read more

  • Skip Excess, Find Simplicity Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Dec 17, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,801 views

    Worry is a big problem, especially at Christmas time. We shouldn’t be chasing after and worrying about things that non-Christian people chase! The sins of worry and fretting over things might be acceptable sins to people, but they aren’t to God! Worry is

    You might be wondering why I am starting a Christmas series even before Thanksgiving. Well, the stores start Christmas now, so I figure if you can’t beat em, join em! That is only partially true. One reason I am starting it now is that I am going to be on vacation next week. But another ...read more

  • Skip Rush, Find Rest Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Dec 17, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,599 views

    Do you ever feel like life is flying by, out of control? You want to get off, but it is like a merry-go-round that is moving too fast. Jumping off can hurt more than staying on! So you just hold on and keep flying. I think we have that problem year rou

    Do you ever feel like life is flying by, out of control? You want to get off, but it is like a merry-go-round that is moving too fast. Jumping off can hurt more than staying on! So you just hold on and keep flying. I think we have that problem year round now, but it is at its worst at Christmas ...read more

  • How To Treat One Who Has Wronged You Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Apr 26, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,358 views

    What do we do when someone has wronged us? We know that we must forgive, but when is restoration necessary? Paul’s letter to Philemon gives us some insights into when it is appropriate to restore someone who has wronged us.

    How to Treat One who has Wronged You Philemon Over the next four weeks we will be taking a look at how to treat what we often ignore. These messages will come from four of the smallest books in the Bible, all one-chapter books. Today we’re going to walk through the book of Philemon and then ...read more

  • Jesus - Little Interest In Personal Comfort Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Mar 8, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 5,432 views

    Many Christians today are guilty of thinking that Jesus wants us to be comfortable. Our comfort, at least in this life, is not very high on his list of what he wants for us.

    It has been about 3 years that Jesus has been working with the disciples. They have heard some teaching that they understood, and some that they didn’t. They have seen Jesus do some incredible things. They believe with all of their being that he is the Messiah. But what they believe of the ...read more

  • When You Play With Fire Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Jan 5, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,913 views

    Joseph provides a great example for us in how to deal with temptation. If you flirt with temptation, sooner or later, you are going to get burnt.

    If you have been reading your children’s Bible Story books you might have read the story about Joseph and the coat of many colors. Joseph was a favorite of his father Jacob and because of the favoritism his 10 older brothers despised him. But to make matters worse, Joseph also had a miraculous ...read more

  • Overcoming The Urge To Kill Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Sep 27, 2005
    based on 25 ratings
     | 3,333 views

    When jealousy or anger rears its ugly head, what do we do? The story of Cain provides us with some valuable answers.

    A woman testified to the transformation in her life that had resulted through her experience in conversion. She declared, "I’m so glad I found Jesus. I have an uncle I used to hate so much I vowed I’d never go to his funeral. But now, why, I’d be happy to go to it any time." Have you ever ...read more

  • Why Was Crucifixion The Passion Of The Romans Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 69 ratings
     | 6,375 views

    The Romans seemed to enjoy the crucifixion. This message explains why, while answering the question, "who really did crucify Jesus?" The answer might surprise you!

  • Man Enough To Stand Alone Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Jun 19, 2003
    based on 258 ratings
     | 48,603 views

    As Elijah faces the prophets of Baal, we will look at what it takes to be a real man in a society that has neutered manhood.

    Title: Man Enough to Stand Alone Text: 1 Kings 18:16-24 Series: The Prince of Prophets, Elijah A woman getting onto a ski lift was given instructions that the moment the lift’s chair touched her backside she was to sit down and lift her feet from off the ground. Instead when the chair came ...read more

  • Canceling Our Debts Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Jan 14, 2003
    based on 86 ratings
     | 7,742 views

    Finding the ability to leave the past behind.

    Canceling our Debts John 8:1-11 In Max Lucado’s book, He Still Moves Stones he writes of this incident we find in John 8:1-11, and he begins with this illustration I’ve used before. But it is so powerful, it is worth using again. Rebecca Thompson fell twice from Fremont Canyon Bridge. She ...read more

  • Faithful In The Midst Of Discouragement Series

    Contributed by Dale Harlow on Sep 5, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 7,427 views

    Encouragement to stay faithful in the midst of trials and discouragement.

    A grandchild sitting on her grandfather’s lap listening to the Bible story of Noah’s Ark, asked "Were you in the Ark, grandpa?" He chuckled and replied, "Why, no I wasn’t." There was a pause, and the child looked up at him quizzically and asked, "Then why weren’t you drowned?" If that is ...read more