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  • A Call To Prayer

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Feb 13, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,481 views

    This sermon is about the need to believe that prayer has purpose and expectation. It uses Elijah as the illustration of our own prayers.

    A Call To Prayer (James 5:13-18) Introduction: A. There are stories in the OT that cause me lift up God' power and in humility thank him for letting me see it. One of the great stories is that of Elijah on Mt. Carmel. B. Elijah was a great prophet. He saw his people in sin and called ...read more

  • To The Rich People

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Jan 29, 2011
     | 1,415 views

    Wealth won't last. Wealth will testify. So who are the rich that James talks to? In part, it is us. We are the rich and how we use our wealth is a statement about our spirituality.

    A Sermon To the Rich (James 5:1-6) Introduction: A. There has been some political debating over how much taxes individuals who make over $200,000 should pay. That group of people make up 3% of the American population or approximately 3.4 million households. For many, that is what we call ...read more

  • The Anointed Ones

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Jan 16, 2011
     | 1,452 views

    The antichrists have come, even come out from among us. But we are anointed by the Holy One. What does that anointing mean?

    The Anointed Ones (1 John2:18-27) Introduction: A. The Bible gives us several warnings about troubles that are coming. Peter talks about scoffers in the last days. Paul tells Timothy that a time is coming when people will turn aside from sound doctrine and turn to teachers who tell them ...read more

  • Is There Room In Your Inn

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Dec 20, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 9,043 views

    This lesson talks about how Jesus was laid in a manger because there was no room for him in the inn. Then compares that thought with our hearts as an inn and if we have room for Jesus in us.

    Is There Room In Your Inn? (Luke 2:1-7) Introduction: A. I heard on the radio that a GPS company had given several very small GPS transmitters to non-profits, especially churches. There had been a rash of people steeling Jesus from nativity scenes outside churches. With the GPS ...read more

  • Stairway To Heaven

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Apr 22, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 5,188 views

    Jacob saw a stairway (ladder) to heaven. What was that dream all about? What, or who is the ladder leading to heaven? This sermon is based on a lesson by Patrick Mead of Rochester Hills, MI.

    NOTE: This lesson is based upon a sermon I heard Patrick Mead preach. Patrick preaches in Rochester Hills, MI. Stairway To Heaven (Gen. 28:12-22) Introduction: A. Have you ever seen the Indiana Jones movies? I just watched the “making of” each of those movies and decided I wanted to ...read more

  • Am I Not To Drink The Cup?

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Mar 31, 2007
    based on 17 ratings
     | 7,259 views

    The cup of Jesus was seen several times during the last week before the cross. This lesson centers on His cup and why it had to be drunk.

    Am I Not To Drink The Cup? (John 18:1-11) Introduction: A. About this time of year, 2000 or so years ago, the greatest event in the history of mankind took place. It took place in a country that most people saw only as a tool, no longer as a theocracy. It took place in the shadows and ...read more

  • The Influential Father

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Jun 21, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,031 views

    This is a sermon of four stories. The stories tie together and show how influential dads are upon their children.

    The Influential Father (1 Kings 22:51-53) Intro: A. Happy Father’s Day. It is good to be men. As many of you know that I enjoy the old musicals. One that I watch and listen to the music of, is “My Fair Lady.” I don’t believe that Prof. Higgins is a great example of men, but he does have ...read more

  • Living In Victory Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Mar 9, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,747 views

    What does it mean to live in Victory every day of your life? How can I live in victory?

    Living In Victory (Joshua 6:15-20) Intro: A. It was a victory that some people today deny could happen. They cannot understand how the Biblical account of the destruction of such a strong city could even be true. B. Seven times on the seventh day the children of Israel marched around ...read more

  • God, Sex, And Marriage

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Mar 5, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,625 views

    What does God say about sex before marriage? What about sex outside of marriage?

    God and the Marriage Bed (1 Cor. 7:1-9) Intro: A. When you look at our society today, we have seen many marriages that have ended in divorce. When you consider the statistics concerning sexuality and teens, you see that most people have some type of sexual activity before they marry. The ...read more

  • Living In Grace Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Feb 7, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,324 views

    Living in grace is knowin the past from which you were saved and being God’s workmanship for the world to see our good works.

    Living In Grace (Eph. 2:1-8) Intro: A. Once upon a time... There was a young illiterate couple named Dave and Carol. Dave and Carol had recently confessed faith in Jesus Christ and were baptized. And wanting to be more involved in the activities of the church, they regularly attended the ...read more

  • Living In Harmony Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Feb 3, 2005
    based on 70 ratings
     | 17,093 views

    Unity of the church is based upon seeing the value of everyone and providing a refreshing spiritual nurishment to the body.

    Living In Harmony (Ps. 133) Intro: A. In John 17 we have the priestly prayer of Jesus. In this prayer to his father he prays for his disciples. Then as the prayer begins to close, Jesus prays for all believers. Listen to the words of Christ in John 17:20-26. B. How can Christians ...read more

  • Living In The Light Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Feb 3, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 5,400 views

    Living in the light means our life is exposed, is action oriented, is saved by Jesus.

    Living In The Light (John 3:19-21) Intro: A. Conflict. We hate it, but everyone faces it. There are personal conflicts that we may have with other people. Sometimes those conflicts literally churn within us. There is the conflict we have internally as we strive to do good and find ...read more

  • Living In The Power Zone Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Feb 3, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,804 views

    Living in the Power of the Holy Spirit means to get drunk with the Spirit. Filled to overflowing.

    Living In the Power Zone (Acts 1:7-9) Intro: A. Jesus knew that his time with his disciples would soon be over in the physical world. He knew that they need to have some teaching and understanding of what was about to happen. It was confusing at best for these men. They wanted to know ...read more

  • Spiritually Alive In 2005 Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Feb 3, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,430 views

    What does it mean to be alive spiritually? Sometimes dead Christians just think they are alive!

    Spiritually Alive In 2005 (Rev. 3:1-6) Intro: A. It’s a new year! Many of you may have stayed up until early hours of the morning yesterday and are still a little sleepy today. This last year has had wonderful memories of seeing some of you come into our part of the family of God. For ...read more

  • My Gift

    Contributed by Jeffrey Dillinger on Feb 3, 2005
    based on 37 ratings
     | 7,599 views

    My gift is simple, without reward, and to Christ. Giving made understandable.

    My Gift (Matt. 25:31-40) Intro: A. During World War II, England needed to increase its production of coal if it was going to have any hope of winning the war. Winston Churchill called together labor leaders to enlist their support. And at the end of his presentation he asked them to stand ...read more