Sermon Series
  • 1. Applying Gifts To Ministry

    Contributed on Feb 2, 2007
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    This sermon is the tenth in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which purposes to encourage hearers to apply their spiritual gift in ministry to others.

    This is the final message in a series of sermons I have been preaching on “spiritual gifts.” We began this series by talking about the 3 Categories of Gifts and they are Motivational gifts, Ministry gifts, and Manifestation gifts. The texts we will consider in applying Ministry gifts today will ...read more

  • 2. Some Exhortation About Spiritual Gifts

    Contributed on Feb 6, 2007
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    This sermon is the ninth in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which contrast a natural talent with a spiritual gift.

    I’m not sure that we’ve come spiritually alive yet to the Spiritual Gifts I’ve been preaching about for the past few weeks. So today I want to share with you “Some Exhortation About Spiritual Gifts.” My intent is to explain a couple more things about spiritual gifts and to exhort as well as ...read more

  • 3. The Gift Of Administration

    Contributed on Feb 6, 2007
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    This sermon is the eighth in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which communicates the characteristics of the gift of Administration in order to allow the Holy Spirit to reveal this gift to those who have it.

    Well, with the gift of administration we come to the seventh motivational spiritual gift categorized in Romans 12:6-8. And in verse 8c the KJV reads, “he that ruleth, with diligence.” The NIV translates it, “if it is leadership, let him govern diligently.” The Greek word here is “proistemi” ...read more

  • 4. The Gift Of Giving

    Contributed on Feb 14, 2007
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    This sermon is the seventh in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which communicates the characteristics of the gift of Giving in order to allow the Holy Spirit to reveal this gift to those who have it.

    In Romans 12:8b, the second phrase says in the KJV, “he that giveth, let him do it with simplicity or liberality.” The NIV says “if it is contributing to the needs of others, let him give generously.” One of my favorite advertisements is the Red Cross Blood Banks appeal to “Give the Gift that ...read more

  • 5. The Gift Of Exhortation

    Contributed on Feb 21, 2007
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    This sermon is the sixth in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which communicates the characteristics of the gift of Exhortation in order to allow the Holy Spirit opportunity to reveal this gift to those who have it.

    This year LifeWay Christian Resources of the SBC released through Holman Bible Publishers the inaugural edition of the Holman Christian Standard Bible from which I read Romans 12:4-8 today . . . There are 7 heart Motive gifts listed here. That’s who you are! There are many Ministries, that’s what ...read more

  • 6. The Gift Of Teaching

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2007
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    This sermon is the fifth in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which communicates the characteristics of the Gift of Teaching in order to allow the Holy Spirit opportunity to reveal this gift to those who have it.

    Today is Graduate Recognition at FBC Ashland and what more appropriate time to teach on “The Gift of Teaching.” We’re so proud of the accomplishments that each of you has made and we applaud you for the milestones you have reached. However, you probably would not have been recognized for your ...read more

  • 7. The Gift Of Mercy

    Contributed on Mar 8, 2007
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    This sermon is the fourth in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which communicates the characteristics of the Gift of Mercy in order to allow the Holy Spirit opportunity to reveal this gift to those who have it.

    Today is Mother’s day and the most appropriate spiritual gift to talk about is that of showing mercy. Whether it’s a skinned knee or a broken heart mothers are the ones we usually turn to for compassion and love. However, there are just as many men who have the heart gift of showing mercy as ...read more

  • 8. The Gift Of Serving

    Contributed on Mar 15, 2007
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    This sermon is the third in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which communicates the characteristics of the Gift of Serving in order to allow the Holy Spirit opportunity to reveal this gift to those who have it.

    We’re looking at the Motivational Spiritual Gifts from the Word of God. And we’ve already established the fact that there are three categories of gifts; Motivational, Ministry and Manifestation gifts. Last week we looked at the Gift of Prophecy, the heart gift of Prophecy and the person who ...read more

  • 9. The Gift Of Prophecy

    Contributed on Mar 22, 2007
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    This sermon is the second in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which communicates the characteristics of the Gift of Prophecy in order to allow the Holy Spirit opportunity to reveal this gift to those who have it.

    Last week I introduced this subject area of spiritual gifts by sharing the “Categories of Gifts.” Based on 1 Corinthians 12.4-7 I shared that there are Motivational Gifts, Ministry Gifts and Manifestation Gifts. Every Christian, every believer, every born again child of God is given a spiritual ...read more

  • 10. Categories Of Gifts

    Contributed on Mar 30, 2007
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    This is the introductory sermon in a series of ten on Motivational Spiritual Gifts which communicates the three categories of spiritual gifts in order to lay the foundation for communicating the characteristics of the 7 Motivational Spiritual Gifts.

    In some respects the church today is like a football game. Bud Wilkinson, football coach of the Oklahoma Sooners before he joined the President’s Physical Fitness Program and later became a commentator for ABC, was asked, “What contribution does professional sports make to the physical fitness of ...read more