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  • God Sighs Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 34 ratings
     | 5,539 views

    A man is brought to Jesus who is deaf and has a speech impediment. Perhaps, because of his deafness, he never learned to speak clearly. Jesus shows ultimate compassion by refusing to make a mockery of this man’s problems. The man had problems; he would

    Proclaiming His Majesty Series 2006 God Sighs Mark 7:31-35 Reading the text of Mark 7:31-35 you come across a word that is, at first, out of place. It is one of those words that, if you are not careful, you will just read through and never give a second thought. "He sighed," Mark ...read more

  • In Pursuit Of Peace Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,541 views

    I am firmly convinced that more than a timeless letter about the gospel of Christ, Paul wrote Romans as an effort to unify a church on its way toward division. Romans 14 is the climax of that effort.

    Proclaiming His Majesty Series 2006 In Pursuit of Peace Romans 14:1-23 The other night at worship, my son, John Austin, asked Sheryl, "Mom, why does everybody call daddy, Brother Mitchell?" As Sheryl did her best to explain to him how we are all brothers and sisters in Christ and ...read more

  • Blind Ambition Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Apr 25, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,742 views

    Overcoming the world view of winning at all costs and moving toward a biblical view of success.

    Proclaiming His Majesty Series 2006 Blind Ambition Genesis 11:1-9 If you could travel back in time to the days of Noah what an amazing sight you would see! Not the flood or the ark, but right after the flood waters had dried is the time I am thinking of. If you were there you ...read more

  • Evangelism Depends On You Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Nov 4, 2003
    based on 73 ratings
     | 2,753 views

    Christians should be compelled to evangelize. Christians should compromise to evangelize. Christians should compete in evangelism.

    Evangelism Depends on You 1 Corinthians 9:16–27 INTRODUCTION During the preparations for an evangelistic crusade in Latin America, a very poor, unshaven man came to one of the week-long biblical counseling courses. It was unusual to see a man of this condition attending an in-depth training ...read more

  • An Anchor For The Soul Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Oct 21, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 3,529 views

    Success in the Christian life isn’t all about our effort. While we must make an effort we are not left to do it alone. However, we can have assurance of success without yet realizing the success.

    An Anchor for the Soul Hebrews 6:13–20 INTRODUCTION At the time of his death, this man’s work appeared in twenty-six hundred newspapers worldwide, and was the basis of a franchise earning $1 billion a year. Since its modest debut in just seven papers on October 2, 1950, his comic strip ...read more

  • Removing Stumbling Blocks Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Oct 21, 2003
    based on 107 ratings
     | 8,277 views

    Three eternal principles found in Paul’s admonition to the Christians at Corinth which are much needed in the church today. Looking past the specific concern we can see some eternal principles that Paul uses in dealing with the problem of eating food sac

    Removing Stumbling Blocks 1 Corinthians 8:1–13 INTRODUCTION Paul wrote to the young evangelist Timothy, “All scripture is God–breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work” (2 Tim. ...read more

  • Purposed Discipline Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,257 views

    In 1 Corinthians 5, Paul severely admonishes the church for it’s failure to discipline an erring brother. The lesson we need to take from the Corinthian problem is: Don’t Forsake Christ’s Plan of Discipline.

    Purposed Discipline Series: Studies from 1 Corinthians 5:1–13 1 Corinthians INTRODUCTION UCLA sociologist, James Wilson, has observed an interesting fact about city life: The crime rate escalates on those streets where broken windows are not repaired. His study showed that the failure to ...read more

  • Bought With A Price Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,679 views

    We all possess something inherently valuable and therefore we need to act as if our lives depended upon it, because it does! A Revision of a previous sermon from the same passage.

    Bought with a Price Series: Studies from 1 Corinthians 6:12–20 1 Corinthians INTRODUCTION What do you figure you’re worth? According to an estimate by scientists from the American Chemical Society, the total value of all the elements in an average adult body would be $25. But before you ...read more

  • Full Assurance Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 3,069 views

    The Hebrew writer is encouraging us to be diligent to the end. The result of this diligence allows one to have that full assurance of salvation that God has promised. To KNOW, without a doubt that you are saved, that when you die your home will be in He

    Full Assurance Series: Messages from Hebrews 6:1–12 Hebrews INTRODUCTION From 1960 to 1981, Walter Cronkite anchored the CBS News. It’s a position he might have never attained had he let an earlier experience tarnish his determination. At the age of twenty-one, Cronkite was doing what he ...read more

  • Wandering In The Wilderness Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Sep 22, 2003
    based on 59 ratings
     | 10,287 views

    Christians are promised something better. We too, just like Israel, plan to enter a promised land. We to can become complacent in our lives, we can get caught up in sin and have hard hearts. If we allow this to happen then we will be left Wandering in

    Wandering in the Wilderness Hebrews 3:1–19 INTRODUCTION There is an old saying, "Those who fail to learn from the past are doomed to repeat it." Perhaps this is why the Hebrew writer takes the time to give his readers a history lesson which at the time was more than 1,000 years old ...read more

  • God's Last Word Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Aug 31, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 3,378 views

    God spoke in many ways and at different times in the past. (Burning Bushes, smoke and lightning, dreams and vision, etc.) This encouraging word from Hebrews reiterates the reason and the meaning of the last time God spoke to humanity.

    God’s Last Word Series: Messages from Hebrews 1:1–2:4 Hebrews INTRODUCTION Illustration: Not long after the fall of the Soviet Union, an elderly Russian woman came to America. One day she went for the first time to an American supermarket. Accustomed to long lines and food shortages, she ...read more

  • My Response To The Cross

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Aug 9, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,006 views

    Hebrews 10 is a reminder of the fact that Christ’s shed blood is the source of our Salvation. “And by that will, we have been made holy through the sacrifice of the body of Jesus Christ once for all.” Heb. 10:10 It is because of the cross that we assem

    My Response to the Cross Hebrews 10:19–26 INTRODUCTION Everything that needed to be done for man to be right with God, to stand before him justified, was accomplished through the work of Christ on the Cross. “You see, at just the right time, when we were still powerless, Christ died for the ...read more

  • Revival-Fire From Above (Elijah) Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jul 11, 2003
    based on 110 ratings
     | 11,692 views

    To ask God for Revival is to pray for Fire From Above. No one knew how to start a fire like Elijah!

    # 4 in series Revival–Light the Fire (Elijah’s Fire from Above) 1 Kings 18 INTRODUCTION There was a man who was going skydiving for the very first time. He had taken all the lessons and now it was time for his first solo jump. He leaps out of the plane but he panicked and couldn’t ...read more

  • God Wants You To Be Fat! Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jul 12, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,525 views

    God loves a FAT Man! One who is FAITHFUL, ACCOUNTABLE AND TRUSTWORTHY. Main Points and Title for this sermon were inspired by a sermon from William Wilmore, Jr. God Loves a Fat Man.

    God Wants You To Be FAT! The Parable of the Talents) Matthew 25:14–30 INTRODUCTION • The Players in the Parable: The Master represents Christ while the servants represent us (Christians). • When Jesus ascended into heaven, he was like a man traveling to another country. • He did not leave ...read more

  • Out Of The Box (The Revival Of Samuel) Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jul 5, 2003
    based on 136 ratings
     | 6,995 views

    Experience Revival by thinking "out of the box." A study of the revival of Samuel. When we decide to live for God then the glory will return.

    Revival–Light the Fire! # 3 in series Out of the Box (The Revival of Samuel) 1 Samuel 4–7 INTRODUCTION There is a popular children’s show on the Disney Channel called Out of the Box. The theme song is one of those songs that, once you’ve heard it, sticks in your mind all day. It ends ...read more