Sermon Series
  • 1. Hanging In There

    Contributed on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Sermon on persevering in the face of trials. 1st sermon in series

    Hanging in There aug0497 Sermon Series II Corinthians 4:7-10 I want to tell you a true story. At least it has truth in it. Well, if it’s not a true story it ought to be. A young man had been in the army a little over a week. He wrote home and said, "Folks, I’ve just been here a more

  • 2. Hanging In There Through Mistakes

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    Five areas of mistakes that we commonly make and the answer for how to deal with them according to Psalm 31.

    Hanging in There Through Mistakes apr1998p Psalm 31 One of the strangest phenomena of our time is that of the bumper sticker. It tells you so much about so many different people. It communicates a message. I have been a little wary of Christians who wear their mottos or their slogans or more

  • 3. Hanging In There Through Loss

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Job teaches us that through loss, God responds to us as a father shaping, molding and blessing even in the pain.

    We are here tonight once again following the theme, Hanging in There. I want us to look at the subject, Hanging in There Through Loss. The loss of something special is always grievous. Those who study grief have learned that grief has a pattern. At times that pattern is longer for some than it more

  • 4. Hanging In There Through Despair

    Contributed on Sep 18, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    Through the experience of Elijah after Jezebel’s threat and his subsequent despair we can learn some ways to hang in there.

    In a certain household the family cat brought a mouse into the house. The father was going to do away with it. The children were mortified that Papa would do such a thing. So he waited until they life the room. Then he saw a glass of water on a table and he dropped the mouse into the glass. Later, more

  • 5. Hanging In There Through Anger

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2007

    Anger is a God-given emotion. And all anger is not sin. But we need to control our anger so as not to destroy us from being the people God want us to be.

    We are following the theme: Hanging in There. Tonight I want us to look at the subject, “Hanging in There Through Anger.” Thomas Jefferson once wrote some rules for living. “When angry count to ten before you speak, if very angry, count to a hundred.” Seventy-five years later, Mark Twain, the more

  • 6. Hanging In There Through Temptation

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Temptation comes to all of us. But, like Christ, we can counteract temptation and resist it in the power of the Holy Spirit.

    James 1:2-4, 12-17 Is there anyone who has not been tempted to sin this week? If so, you may leave now. You can go straight to Braums. One of the truly great historical characters was Mark Antony. He was known as the “silver-throated orator of Rome.” He was a brilliant statesman, magnificent more

  • 7. Hanging In There Through Misunderstanding

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Everyone has been misunderstood at one time or another. This sermon seeks to help us to "Hang in there" when that happens.

    1 Samuel 18:5-9, Psalm 140 Few things are more difficult to live with than being misunderstood. Sometimes it’s downright unbearable. When you are misunderstood, you have no defense. And have you noticed that when you are misunderstood, no matter how hard you try to correct the misunderstanding, more

  • 8. Hanging In There Before Impossibilties

    Contributed on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    God specializes in impossible things. When we encounter those things over which we have no control, who better to turn to than the God of impossibilities, because nothing is too impossible for God.

    Jeremiah 32:17, 27; Luke 1:37; 18:27 Robert Schuller in his book, Move Ahead with Possibility Thinking begins the book with these questions: Are you limping when you could be walking strong; whimpering when you could be whistling; crying when you could be laughing? Are you being defeated by your more

  • 9. Hanging In There Before Feelings Of Inferiority

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    When we are called by God to any task, we often look at our resources and abilities and we discount God’s resources and abilities. Whenever God calls we must look to Him for the resources and abilities to accomplish what He has asked.

    Do you ever feel inadequate? Do you ever feel that maybe you are inferior? A man paid a visit to his local psychologist. When the doctor asked him what had prompted the visit, the man said, “I’m suffering from an inferiority complex.” Over the next few weeks, the psychologist put his new patient more

  • 10. Hanging In There In Face Of Fear

    Contributed on Oct 9, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    Everyone faces fear in their lives. When we do God has some important things to help us not only cope with them, but overcome them in His name.

    Revelation 1:17-18; Psalm 27 A young college student had a summer job as a welder’s assistant, building a hospital. He had never welded before in his life. He was afraid of heights, and wouldn’t you know it, they put him to work welding on the seventeenth floor! Vast sections of steel beams were more

  • 11. Hanging In There Through Anxiety

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2007

    Anxiety is common to all people, even Christians. We can learn to handle our anxiety by understanding that God is our ever present help, His strength is adequate for anything you might face and His help stands on its own.

    We are living in anxious times. As I grew up we faced total annihilation by way of the bomb. My folks actually considered building a bomb shelter. Some of you may have done that. We wondered what would happen. Our anxieties are ever expanding. We have seen people poisoned by simply eating food that more

  • 12. Hanging In There Through Patience

    Contributed on Oct 10, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Psalm 62 is a passage that speaks about waiting on God. And patience is going to come as we learn to wait on God, only. Patience from any other source is not going to be the kind of patience you desire or need. We need the kind of patience that comes from

    She had just passed her one hundredth birthday. She had a letter form the President of the U. S. congratulating her. Her pastor went to visit her in a nursing home. She was blind and could not see. She was lame and could not walk. In fact she could not leave her room except for emergencies. She more