Contributed on Jul 27, 2006
Jesus wants us to take our eyes off of our problems and put them on Him.
More Good News for the Worry Wart Text: Jn. 14:1-6 Introduction 1. Read Jn. 14:1-6 2. Illustration: Rick Warren says, "Worry is the warning light that God is really not first in my life at this particular moment." Because worry says that God is not big enough to handle my troubles. ...read more
Contributed on Aug 19, 2006
The Holy Spirit is the one who comes and stands beside us at all times.
WHO IS THE HOLY SPIRIT? Text: Jn. 14:15-26 Introduction 1. Read Jn. 14:15-26 2. Illustration: Wilma had been a member of her church for many, many years. In her later years she needed the assistance of a cane to help in walking. As she was talking with her pastor, she would make points ...read more
Contributed on Sep 8, 2006
If we want to live fruitful Christian lives, we have to stay connected to Christ.
Staying Connected Text: Jn. 15:1-11 Introduction 1. Read Jn. 15:1-11 2. Illustration: S. D. Gordon tells of a spring storm that broke a large limb on his cherry tree. Although it hung by a very slender strand, to his surprise the blossoms came anyway. Later some fruit began to grow as ...read more
Contributed on Oct 11, 2006
If we truly believe that this could be our last day on earth, we ought to spend it in prayer.
How to Pray In the Final Hours: Part 1 Text: John 17:1-5 Introduction 1. Read John 17:1-5 2. Illustration: A middle aged woman had a heart attack and was taken to the hospital. While on the operating table she had a near death experience. Seeing God, she asked "Is my time up?" God said, ...read more
Contributed on Apr 6, 2007
The true believer believes because he trusts God.
Are You A Doubting Thomas? Text: John 20:24-29 Introduction 1. Illustration: A man and his dog are walking along the beach when they see a visitor to the beach. The owner of the dog is proud of his dog’s newly mastered feat - so he says to the visitor, "Watch this." He tosses a piece ...read more