Contributed on Jan 11, 2007
We need to ask ourselves if we have the kind of heart that in which God can produce fruit.
Are You Good Ground? Text: Mark 4:13-20 Introduction 1. Illustration: In the movies "Gettysburg," there is a scene the night before the main battle. The commanding General of the Union Army, George Meade, comes to the house where their headquarters have been established. He looks at ...read more
Contributed on Feb 16, 2007
Paul is telling us that as believers our mind is to be focused on God and His purposes.
Heavenly Minded Text: Col. 3:1-4 Introduction 1. Illustration: A wise person once said, "A man’s life is governed by his thoughts; he will ultimately become that which dwells most on his mind. “You are what you eat.” Engulf yourselves with His presence, put Him in your mind, Become more ...read more
Contributed on Feb 23, 2007
We must follow the example of Jesus and be faithful in all that God has called us to do.
A Call to Faithfulness Text: Heb. 3:1-6 Introduction 1. Illustration: According to a 1974 newspaper item, Leo Fortier had rung the bell of his parish church in Three Rivers, Quebec, every Sunday for 52 years. Quite a record of faithfulness. 2. Maybe God has not called you to be a bell ...read more