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  • Palm Sunday Journey

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Sep 1, 2004
    based on 95 ratings
     | 6,001 views

    Jesus’ Palm Sunday Journey

    1. The road was well known, but this journey was unique. - Jesus had been on this road many times. - Offers Himself as King. “Behold your King is coming to you, lowly and sitting on a donkey” (Matt. 21:5). - We may know our road, but Jesus knows our journey. 2. Why a donkey for this ...read more

  • When The Brook Dries Up

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Aug 21, 2003
    based on 214 ratings
     | 38,813 views

    We’ve all been in a place where the "brook" dried up and God moved us on to another place. There are many lessons to be learned beside the brook.

  • Iraq In Prophecy: Lesson 1 Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on May 1, 2003
    based on 138 ratings
     | 3,512 views

    Iraq in Prophecy

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. Iraq is the second most mentioned nation in the Bible after Israel (Mesopotamia, Babylon, Assyria, Ninevah, Chaldees, etc.). 2. Saddam Hussein called himself Nebuchadnezzar. 3. The name Iraq is a recent name and Baghdad is a modern city. B. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND 1. The ...read more

  • Nehemiah: Building And Battling

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 7,545 views

    Nehemiah was the Persian king’s Cup Bearer. Even though he was a servant, he was trusted to be a leader.

    A.INTRODUCTION (Nehemiah 1-6) 1.After the Babylonian captivity was over, two men helped restore the city of Jerusalem. a.Zerubbabel built the TEMPLE. b.Nehemiah built the WALLS. 2.This is the first of two lessons about Nehemiah (his name means comfort of the Lord) who was the Persian ...read more

  • Learning From The Past

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 144 ratings
     | 12,851 views

    The past - you cannot change it. The present - you can give God everything. The future - your future is hidden in your daily routine.

    A. INTRODUCTION: PHILIPPIANS 3:13-14 "Because I am not perfect and have not attained, I am going to let this one standard guide me. I am willing to forget the things of the past. I am willing to give everything to reach the things of the future, and I am willing to give all my energy to win the ...read more

  • He Wore My Crown Of Thorns

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 114 ratings
     | 17,102 views

    The significance of the crown of thorns.

    A. INTRODUCTION: JOHN 19: 2-5 "And when they had platted a crown of thorns, they put it upon His head and a reed in His right hand: and they bowed the knee before Him, and mocked Him, saying, Hail, King of the Jews!" (Matt. 27:29). "Then came Jesus forth, wearing the crown of thorns, and the ...read more

  • The Events Of Three Dark Days

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 92 ratings
     | 3,542 views

    An Easter sermon.

    A. INTRODUCTION: MATTHEW 27:57-28:2, 11-15 1. What is the natural response to a corpse? "He (Joseph) went to Pilate and begged the body" (27:58). "He wrapped it in a clean linen cloth" (27:59). "Laid it in his own tomb" (27:60). "The women . . . stood afar off . . . beholding" (Luke 23:49). ...read more

  • Characteristics Of A Good Mother

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 17,944 views

    Many women throughout the Bible serve as great examples of godly mothers.

    A. WHAT A GOOD MOTHER DID. EXODUS 2:1-10 1. She married right. "A man of the house of Levi . . . took to wife a daughter of Levi" (v.1). 2. She chose life. "The woman conceived and bare a son" (v.2). 3. She had eyes of faith. "She saw him, that he was a goodly child" (v.2). "By faith . . . ...read more

  • Fasting And Prayer For Revival

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 151 ratings
     | 9,269 views

    By fasting and praying for revival and evangelism, God will pour Himself on His people.

    A. INTRODUCTION 1. First mention. The Day of Atonement, i.e., Yom Kippur Fast. "On the tenth day of the seventh month of each year, you must go without eating to show sorrow for your sins" (Lev. 16:29 CEV). 2. Full mention. "Is not this the fast that I have chosen? To loose the bands of ...read more

  • Lessons From Cross Bearing

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 11, 2003
    based on 125 ratings
     | 31,989 views

    Simon was a man who came to worship at the Passover. His life was changed when he was forced to carry a cross up a hill.

    A. INTRODUCTION (Mark 15:20-22 KJV) And when they had mocked him, they took off the purple from him, and put his own clothes on him, and led him out to crucify him. Simon was a man of color from Africa who came to worship at the Passover. His life was changed when he was forced to carry a ...read more

  • What Burns Your Heart?

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 11, 2003
    based on 160 ratings
     | 9,458 views

    "They said one to another, did not our hearts burn within us, while he talked with us by the way and while he opened to us the scriptures" (Luke 24:32).

    A. INTRODUCTION ( Luke 24:13-21) On Easter Sunday afternoon, Jesus met two disciples who were returning home from Jerusalem. The reports of the empty tomb confused and discouraged them. Jesus explained to them the message of the resurrection. "They said one to another, did not our hearts burn ...read more

  • Facing The Goliath In Our Lives

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 11, 2003
    based on 93 ratings
     | 7,928 views

    "So Many Christians Never Achieve The Maximum Potential In Their Lives Because They Never Conquer The Thing That They Fear The Most."

  • (Lesson 8) The Woman With The Issue Of Blood Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 10, 2003
    based on 100 ratings
     | 44,755 views

    A woman thought a slight touch of the hem of Jesus’ coat would heal her, but she was encountered by Jesus to learn that it was her faith that made her whole.

  • Three Of The Greatest Emotions In Life

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Apr 9, 2003
    based on 160 ratings
     | 11,866 views

    We have many emotions. These include fear, anger, excitement, loneliness, despair, and satisfaction. What emotions motivate you the most?

  • Experiencing Revival (Lesson 1) Series

    Contributed by Elmer Towns on Jan 31, 2003
    based on 124 ratings
     | 4,649 views

    Series: What Happens When the Church Prays?

    “Every revival begins in a prayer meeting” –J. Edwin Orr “Whenever God intends great blessings for His people, He first sets them to praying” –Matthew Henry 1. The promise of revival: Acts 1:4-8. Predicted by John the Baptist. “You shall be baptized with the Holy Ghost, not many days from ...read more