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  • Two Ways Of Living Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jul 6, 2004
    based on 129 ratings
     | 8,761 views

    Every moral choice we face is made as we stand at a fork in the road, deciding whether we will choose to go God’s direction, or some other way.

    Two Ways Of Living Over the Summer we are looking at several of the Psalms out of the Old Testament. The book of Psalms was the hymnal of the Jews and the early church. They are a group of poems or songs that the early followers of God used to express their worship, and they are filled with ...read more

  • Giving The Spirit Control Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 2,141 views

    The Fruit of the Spirit is the motivation behind our use of our God-given spiritual gifts.

    This morning we are going to conclude our discussion of Spiritual Gifts by talking about how to turn control of our lives over to the Spirit. Thus far we’ve talked about the nature of spiritual gifts, that they are God given abilities that are to be used to build up the Church and help other ...read more

  • Realized Christianity Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 56 ratings
     | 2,859 views

    With a great sense of urgency, and a deep and abiding faith, the first century church grew and developed quickly. The same resources must be utilized by the contemporary church.

    A friend of mine, Brett Kays, some time back noticed some things that are true of scenes in almost every movie or TV show. If you determined reality according to the way Hollywood defined it, you could be very confused. According to Hollywood: • All grocery shopping bags contain at least one ...read more

  • Using What You've Got Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 7,910 views

    The Holy Spirit not only give us spiritual gifts to use in our service to God, He also gives us the power, love and self-discipline to utilize them effectively.

    Last week we began a series of 3 messages on the nature and responsibility of having Spiritual Gifts. If you were here you might remember that we read from Romans 12 and 1 Peter 4. And we learned that every believer has at least one spiritual gift. These are God given abilities distributed among ...read more

  • The Unstoppable Church Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 45 ratings
     | 12,737 views

    Through the gift of the Holy Spirit, Jesus has provided the church everything we need to accomplish His Will in this world.

    How many of you here this morning have had someone close to you die? (raise hands) I don’t think there is another crisis in life quite like that one. When someone that you have spent your life with is taken away from you, there is a tremendous void, a gaping hole that for the rest of your life will ...read more

  • The Unhindered Good News Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,790 views

    The primary hinderance to the Good News being taken to all the world is our willingness to share it.

    I’ve told you about Myrtie Howell in the past, but she is such a perfect example of what I want to talk about his morning that I want to remind you of her inspirational story. Myrtie was a deeply Christian lady, but she lived a tough life from the start. Her family was very poor, so when she was 10 ...read more

  • "Lessons Learned From The Storm" Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on May 2, 2003
    based on 99 ratings
     | 11,025 views

    God allows storms in our life so that we can experience the power and the presence of Christ.

    One of my favorite stories is about Chippie the parakeet. Chippie was a happy little bird, content every day to sit on his perch, swinging and singing to his little heart’s content. One day Chippie’s owner took the initiative to clean out his cage. She took off the attachment from the end of the ...read more

  • When There Are More Q's Than A's

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Nov 19, 2002
    based on 206 ratings
     | 26,916 views

    When we are forced to live with more questions than answers, we must live by faith.

    A few years ago I received one of those tests that Fathers get into trying to be a good “Dad.” We were living in KY at that time, and on that day I had to travel to Scottsburg, IN for a lunch meeting. Trent was in pre-school at the time, except it wasn’t in session that day so I decided I would be ...read more

  • The Body Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 94 ratings
     | 10,446 views

    The Church is described as the Body of Christ to stress the connections that we all have to one another, as well as our response to the direction of the head, Jesus Christ.

    For the next several weeks I’m going to be preaching a series of messages called “A God’s Eye View of the Church.” In these sermons we’re going to be taking an up close and personal look at what God wants the church to be, and hopefully an honest appraisal of who we really are. Now I want to be ...read more

  • The Family Of God Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 139 ratings
     | 20,139 views

    The church is called "The Family of God" because it is all about relationships, those with our Heavenly Father, and our brothers and sisters.

    Families are funny things, and I don’t mean funny in the sense of humorous. Families are a strange and wonderful and dangerous thing. The people that we love the deepest are probably part of our family. In a family unit there is the potential for the most fulfilling and closest relationships that ...read more

  • The People Of God Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,305 views

    God has chosen us so that we can become a distinctive people, helping others come to know His love for them.

    If we stopped people on the street of Nashville and asked them what they think of when they hear the name “Nashville Christian Church” what would come to their mind? (Pause) Some might mention our parking lot, maybe others a pretty building in the middle of town. If we are a little more optimistic ...read more

  • The Bride Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 247 ratings
     | 38,090 views

    The Church is called the bride of Christ to stress the purity we should maintain, as well as the sense of anticipation we have awaiting the coming of our bridegroom.

    Max Lucado tells a story from ages past about a stately prince and a peasant girl who fall in love. This really a difficult one to understand. On the one hand is a prince who literally had the world at His disposal. There has never been a more perfect specimen of a man that ever lived. Nothing ...read more

  • Brother's Keeper Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Oct 2, 2002
    based on 108 ratings
     | 9,425 views

    No matter what Cain might lead us to believe, we are our brother’s keeper.

    After God finished creating a perfect world for us to live in, He gave us the capacity to manage and affect that world. With that privilege and responsibility, human beings allowed sin to enter into the world. Once sin entered the picture, a creation that God had declared "very good" began to ...read more

  • Facing God Wherever You Are Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Sep 23, 2002
    based on 294 ratings
     | 16,204 views

    Through prayer, James urges us to seek God’s face no matter what our circumstances.

    Facing God, Wherever You Are Recently there has been much information in the media about the Islamic faith. You might have learned more about the Muslims in the last year than you did all the rest of your life. I was interested to learn about one of their “Five Pillars of Faith,” the binding ...read more

  • For Whom Do You Dance?

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Sep 14, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,278 views

    John the Baptist is one person who recognized the person to whom he was answerable. He only lived for God’s sake!

    I’m not sure how many of you have seen the most recent Star Wars release that came out a couple of years ago now, Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. If you did, I have no doubt that one of the supporting characters caught your attention. His name was Jar Jar Binks, and he was, in my eyes the most ...read more