Sermon Series
  • 1. 1. Understanding Our Message

    Contributed on Apr 20, 2006
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    1st in a series from 1 Timothy. In spite of the world’s conclusion that the church is inneffective, God still calls on today’s believers to "Hold Fast" and rely on His grace.

    Lessons for a Healthy Church: Understanding Our Message (1 Timothy 1:3-20) Introduction (Mention the devotional insert in the bulletin): Years ago the following ad appeared in a London Newspaper: “Men wanted for hazardous journey, small wages, bitter cold, long months of complete darkness, ...read more

  • 2. 2. Living In Peace

    Contributed on May 1, 2006
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    2nd in a series from 1 Timothy. Without a relationship with the Prince of Peace, we cannot be at peace. But by yielding ourselves to God as peacemakers, He can use us to make a difference in direction, attitude, and goals.

    Lessons for a Healthy Church Living in Peace 1 Timothy 2:1-15 Introduction: Last Sunday we learned that there are times we must confront error. But that doesn’t mean we are to be in a constant state of war with the world or with each other! Paul taught, “If it is possible, as far as it depends ...read more

  • 3. 3. Choosing Allies Of Integrity

    Contributed on Aug 20, 2007
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    3rd in a series from 1 Timothy. While the world looks for certain attributes in its leaders, good church leaders are measured by completely different standards.

    Lessons for a Healthy Church Choosing Allies of Integrity 1 Timothy 3:1-13 Introduction: Spring is just 22 days away. Are you glancing at seed catalogs or wandering into the garden departments at the local stores to see what is being set out on display? Whether we are farming, planting a small ...read more

  • 4. 4. Guarding The Church's Reputation

    Contributed on Aug 20, 2007
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    4th in a series from 1 Timothy. Because God wants purity in the lives of Christians to draw others to the truth of His love, we must take spiritual infections seriously!

    Sermon Notes Lessons for a Healthy Church: Guarding the Church’s Reputation 1 Timothy 3:14-4:16 Introduction: A long running ad campaign for a particular brand of soap declares that it is “99 44/100% Pure.” Pure what? How did it get that way? Did it just happen by chance? Does nature produce ...read more

  • 5. 5. Meeting Diverse Needs

    Contributed on Aug 20, 2007
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    5th in a series from 1 Timothy. We are obligated to meet God’s standards. Even if the issues change, the strategy for dealing with people is still the same: love our church family; encourage those who lead; and deepen our obligations to one another.

    Sermon Notes Lessons for a Healthy Church Meeting Diverse Needs 1 Timothy 5:1-6:2 Introduction: From it’s beginning, the church was made up of diverse groups of people. At first it was entirely Jewish. In a short time it included proselytes and Hellenistic Jews. Later God revealed that the ...read more

  • 6. 6. Avoiding The Money Pit

    Contributed on Aug 20, 2007
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    6th in a series from 1 Timothy. Which do we love more: God or money? Let’s use the resources God places in our care to honor Christ and aid those in need. “You can have all this world, but Give me Jesus!”

    Sermon Notes Lessons for a Healthy Church: Avoiding the Money Pit 1 Timothy 6:3-19 Introduction: In 1986 Tom Hanks & Shelly Long starred in a movie called "The Money Pit." It’s a film “for everyone who’s ever been deeply in Love or deeply in debt.” One of my favorite lines: “Here lies Walter ...read more