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  • Jesus Vs The Temple

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Mar 7, 2012
    based on 11 ratings
     | 18,266 views

    The Passion Week was not Jesus vs the Jewish religious leaders, or Jesus vs Rome...it was Jesus vs the Temple. A different perspective on a text we look at every year. Two kingdoms approach Jerusalem from two opposite directions at the same time with t

  • "How To Run From God”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 5, 2003
    based on 116 ratings
     | 7,724 views

    A sermon for those who are running or thinking of running from God.

    Have you ever heard a sermon on how to run from God? Most of the sermons we hear are why you shouldn’t run from God, or how to get close to God. But I believe this is a topic that most of us can relate to. How many of you as children ever wanted to run away from home? I remember when I was ...read more

  • "Pit Crew”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 5, 2003
    based on 85 ratings
     | 3,672 views

    How does God feel about sending people to your church?

    Intro: You ever have one of those moments when everything just seems to come together and you step back from your life and everything makes sense? We call those light bulb or ah ha moments. It’s like when I get something that says “some assembly required”. When it comes to putting things ...read more

  • View From A Lifeboat

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Apr 21, 2003
    based on 78 ratings
     | 4,329 views

    Highly evangelical Easter Sermon based on our confident hope in a future resurrection with heavy lifeboat illustration.

    Intro: For those of you who don’t normally attend church with us, I usually don’t dress this way for Sunday Morning Services. I get all dressed up twice a year for Sunday morning services, Easter and Christmas. Speaking of dressing up I spoke with a guy the other day who said he’s not dressing up ...read more

  • "What Turned The Crowed Against Jesus?” Palm Sunday

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 116 ratings
     | 8,012 views

    . Too many people do this still today, they run to God’s grace desiring eternal life in heaven, but quickly pull back from God at the first hint of obligation or responsibility to this grace we freely enjoy.

    Intro: A little boy was sick on Palm Sunday and stayed home from church with his mother. His father returned from church holding a palm branch. The little boy was curious and asked, "Why do you have that palm branch, dad?" "You see, when Jesus came into town, everyone waved Palm Branches to honor ...read more

  • "Are You Still Amazed By God's Grace”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 131 ratings
     | 11,023 views

    Every believer needs to stop and think about what they have been rescued from.

    British Airways 2069 left Heathrow’s London Airport everything seemed to be going quite well at first. Six hours into the flight some of the passengers were asleep, some of the reading lights were on, everyone was comfortably settled in when suddenly everyone was jarred awake by a violent dip of ...read more

  • Vital Signs

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Apr 8, 2003
    based on 67 ratings
     | 3,557 views

    How a beleiver can check the vital signs of their relationship with God.

    Intro: It amazes me sometimes when I go to some people’s home and they have all this vegetation growing in their home. I mean real live plants, not the fake plastic stuff. Anybody can have the fake plastic stuff, but it takes what we call somewhat of a green thumb to keep plants alive in your ...read more

  • "Got Stress?”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 119 ratings
     | 11,342 views

    The three major stresses that everybody faces are: 1. RELATIONAL STESS – family, friends, neighbors 2. FINANCIAL STRESS - #1 cause of divorce 3. OCCUPATIONAL STRESS – the people you work with, benefits – security

    "The population of this country is 200 million. 84 million are retired. That leaves 116 million to do the work. There are 75 million in school, which leaves 41 million to do the work. Of this total, there are 22 million employed by the federal government. "That leaves 19 million to do the work. 4 ...read more

  • "Vcr Faith”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 52 ratings
     | 1,239 views

    To overcome our doubts we must first face them head on and have a bout with doubt.

    I’m so glad our God doesn’t impose a question quota on us. God welcomes our doubts, questions and feelings. Sometimes we all have bouts with doubts. 1. Those who are pre-doubters. 2. Those who are doubters. Every once in a while that doubt drives you crazy. 3. Those who are dead. The ...read more

  • "Thinking Like Jesus Does”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 90 ratings
     | 2,400 views

    If Jesus had a passion for "sinners" why do they feel so unwelcome in our churches today?

    Illus.: Four Preachers Confess Four preachers met for a friendly gathering. During the conversation one preacher said, “Our people come to us and pour out their hears, confess certain sins and needs. Let’s do the same. Confession is good for the soul.” In due time all agree. One of them said that ...read more

  • "It's All Good Or It's All Bad”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 2,828 views

    Through the cross the believer has the promise that God is working in all things for his eternal good. But it’s a different story for the nonbeliever.

    The mule in the well! A parable is told of a farmer who owned an old mule. The mule fell into the farmer’s well. The farmer heard the mule "braying", or whatever mules do when they fall into wells. After carefully assessing the situation, the farmer sympathized with the mule, but decided ...read more

  • "Cowardly Christian Or Bold Believer?”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 130 ratings
     | 9,800 views

    In Acts chapter four we read the word boldness three times, a mark of discipleship is boldness. Are you a bold believer, or are you a cowardly Christian?

    “Cowardly Christian or Bold Believer?” Acts 4 Their was once a little boy who owned a cure dog. A man came along and asked the boy; “what kind of dog is that?” The boy replied; “Why it’s a police dog.” The man said, “it doesn’t look like a police dog.” To which the boy said, “Well, he’s in ...read more

  • All Stressed Out With No Where To Go

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Aug 12, 2002
    based on 79 ratings
     | 2,464 views

    The three major stresses that everybody faces are: 1. RELATIONAL STESS – family, friends, neighbors 2. FINANCIAL STRESS - #1 cause of divorce 3. OCCUPATIONAL STRESS – the people you work with, benefits – security

    "The population of this country is 200 million. 84 million are retired. That leaves 116 million to do the work. There are 75 million in school, which leaves 41 million to do the work. Of this total, there are 22 million employed by the federal government. "That leaves 19 million to do the work. 4 ...read more

  • Elijah: "More Power To Ya” Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jul 29, 2002
    based on 118 ratings
     | 5,616 views

    God wants to empower your life with the Holy Spirit. Elijah and Elisha illustrate how this can happen for you.

    The life of Elijah has been a whirlwind of activity! From the time he stepped out of nowhere to confront the king of Israel, to his adventures of faith at the dry brook and the widow’s house, to his great victory on Mount Carmel and to his fall into and restoration from defeat and disuse. Elijah’s ...read more

  • Elijah: "The Emotional Roller Coaster” Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jul 22, 2002
    based on 110 ratings
     | 5,461 views

    A look at the dangers of depression, and what God has done to help us in our times of emotional overload.

    Humor: Have you ever heard this expression, "It’s enough to make a preacher cuss." It reminds me of story about little boy trying to sell a lawn mower. The local pastor walked up and he was able to persuade him to buy the worn out lawn mower. The pastor pulled on the rope several times to make sure ...read more