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  • Jesus Vs The Temple

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Mar 7, 2012
    based on 11 ratings
     | 16,956 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

    Jesus VS The Temple Palm Sunday (2012) Mark 11:1-11 Chronological Bible 10/23 pg. 1410 Mark 11:1–3 (NLT) Jesus’ Triumphant Entry As Jesus and his disciples approached Jerusalem, they came to the towns of Bethphage and Bethany on the Mount of Olives. Jesus sent two of them on ahead. 2 “Go ...read more

  • "How To Run From God”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 5, 2003
    based on 116 ratings
     | 6,294 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

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

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 116 ratings
     | 6,429 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
     | 10,173 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

  • "Cowardly Christian Or Bold Believer?”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 129 ratings
     | 8,755 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

  • "Got Stress?”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 119 ratings
     | 9,973 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
     | 4,228 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
     | 4,165 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

  • Elijah: "A Declaration Of Dependence” Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jul 1, 2002
    based on 112 ratings
     | 4,525 views

    BEFORE GOD CAN MOLD US INTO WHAT HE HAS CREATED US TO BE HE MUST FIRST MELT US.

    Intro: When I was about 5 or 6 years old I went through a mid childhood crises. I was the youngest of 4 children and by the time I was 5 years old I was tired of being referred to as the baby. One of my favorite things was to go to the grocery store with my mother. My two main stops at the ...read more

  • "Six Temptations All Men Face”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 111 ratings
     | 7,111 views

    As men there are two things that are certain: 1. We are always going through trials. . 2. We are always being tempted.

    Intro: I remember as a little boy not any older than six years old playing football in my friend Michael Holman’s front yard. He said, “My dad can punt this football almost as high as that tree”, pointing to a tall pine tree in his front yard. Then I said “My dad can punt that football over that ...read more

  • Elijah: Out Of The Comfort Zone – Into The Battle Zone Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 126 ratings
     | 4,954 views

    We have too much distracting us from God and not enough attracting us to God. We often speak of all the worldly distractions we face as believers, but let me tell you about the greatest distraction I ever faced.

    We have too much distracting us from God and not enough attracting us to God. We often speak of all the worldly distractions we face as believers, but let me tell you about the greatest distraction I ever faced. This distraction kept me from truly knowing God and loving God for the first 10 ...read more

  • Elijah: The Unpredictable Will Of God Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 124 ratings
     | 2,741 views

    We never get what we expect or deserve, we get what we need for spiritual growth, and we recieve grace and mercy.

    Wouldn’t it have been easier if God just would’ve have simply killed Ahab and Jezebel and replaced them with a Godly king and queen? If I was advising Elijah on these matters that’s what I would have advised him to pray for. I mean a drought is a painful thing, no rain for 3 ½ years is bad. ...read more

  • Worship: Drawing Close To The Heart Of God Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 20, 2002
    based on 118 ratings
     | 18,567 views

    What we do in one hour of corporate worship each week is to be a reflection of what we as individuals are doing the other 167 hours a week. In fact, God despises corporate worship if the worshipers have hearts that are not right with Him.

    Intro: Back in 1992 when the Dallas Cowboys were preparing to play the San Francisco 49rs for the NFC Championship in San Francisco the Cowboys had a pep-rally at Texas Stadium. The audience cheered wildly for each player when he was introduced. The fans carried banners. They painted their fans and ...read more

  • Fellowship Series

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on May 20, 2002
    based on 255 ratings
     | 23,098 views

    The purpose of this message is to challenge you to develop deeper relationships within the church and in effect enhance your own personal relationship with God.

    Humor: Years ago, Leslie Flynn penned a book called, Great Church Fights. In it he chronicled the way people in different churches would go after each other – all in the name of Jesus Christ. A young father heard a commotion out in his backyard; he looked outside and saw his daughter and several ...read more

  • "The Reality Of Easter”

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Apr 10, 2002
    based on 63 ratings
     | 5,659 views

    Proof that the resurrection realy occured.

    Intro: An atheist complained to a Christian friend, “Christians have their special holidays, such as Christmas and Easter; and Jews celebrate their holidays, such as Passover and Yom Kippur; Muslims have their holidays. EVERY religion has its holidays. But we atheists,” he said, “have no recognized ...read more