Sermon Series

  • 1. Begin In The Right Place

    Contributed on Aug 29, 2003
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    To know what life is all about, it’s important to begin in the right place. For Christians, begin with our heavenly seating place! (This series gives all due credit to Rick Warren who has written the excellent book!)

    Begin in the Right Place Purpose Driven Series #1 Cornwall/Montreal August 2, 2003 Beginnings are important and have a great bearing on where we end up in particular endeavours. If someone wants to end up with a Ph.D., but doesn’t have a high school education, that becomes more difficult- ...read more

  • 2. Forward To Eternity

    Contributed on Aug 29, 2003
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    Here is not our ultimate home. Keep eternity, our longterm home, before you.

    Forward to Eternity Purpose Driven Life #4 August 23, 2003 The new cars and trucks are coming out. This is the time of year when the models for the next year are being rolled out, and this is the time of year that people who purchased or leased a new vehicle this year begin to feel unhappy ...read more

  • 3. You Are Not An Accident

    Contributed on Aug 29, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
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    Unless you know how special you are to God, you may undervalue yourself. Many do. But let scripture teach you about who you are to God.

    You are Not an Accident Purpose Driven Life #2 Montreal/Cornwall August 9, 2003 I was born illegitimate in Winnipeg and I stayed that way for 2 months, until I was adopted. The woman who gave me birth, in those days, had to stay with me until adoption and, had she wanted to, could likely have ...read more

  • 4. What Is Your Life All About?

    Contributed on Aug 29, 2003
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    Is your life a game? or something else? God tells you and me what our lives are.

    What is Your Life all About? Purpose Driven Life #5 Montreal/Cornwall August 30, 2003 What is on television says a lot about the times, and what is on these days says a great deal about our times. In particular, the game shows that are airing right now are declaring a lot about how we feel ...read more

  • 5. What Drives Your Life?

    Contributed on Aug 31, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
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    Many things drive people’s lives, but does the right thing drive yours? In this sermon, given by Jean Leprohon, we are directed to what God wants to drive us.

    What drives your life? – Purpose Driven Life #3- delivered by Jean Leprohon What is it that guides your life? What is the agent in your life, which has a certain control on your reactions? 1. Certain people are driven by guilt. Gen 4:12 the guilt of Cain has made him a wandering man... ...read more

  • 6. Life Is A Temporary Assignment

    Contributed on Sep 29, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
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    This life is not forever. However, it is important- very important, in light of where we’re going.

    Life is a Temporary Assignment Purpose Driven Life #6 Cornwall September 6, 2003 We don’t want it to be, but life on earth is a temporary assignment, and this brings some perspective to what we do and how we live that might be different from what we have if we think we’ll go on forever. I ...read more

  • 7. Be Careful About The Family Name

    Contributed on Sep 29, 2003
    based on 26 ratings
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    As we must be careful about our family names, we must be careful not to bring dishonor to God’s family name.

    Why? Purpose Driven Life #7 Montreal/Cornwall September 13, 2003 How much do you value your name? Do you have a good name? God tells us, in Proverbs 22.1, that to have a good name is better than great riches. I think my mother must have taken this passage literally as she often reminded my ...read more

  • 8. God And Emotions

    Contributed on Nov 16, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
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    God created emotions and they are a wonderful tool to use in our worshipping of Him.

    God and Emotions Montreal/Cornwall October 4, 2003 God is emotional, often passionate, but rarely placid. This statement is quite contrary to the image that most have of God. Traditionally, God’s people have thought of God as stable, unchanging, grand, majestic, and attentive. All of these ...read more

  • 9. I Surrender All

    Contributed on Nov 16, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
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    God doesn’t want only part of us- we need to fully surrender everything to Him.

    I Surrender All Purpose Driven Life #10 October 18, 2003 Cornwall/Montreal This story was in many newspapers on March 9 of this year: TERRIFIED Iraqi soldiers have crossed the Kuwait border and tried to surrender to British forces - because they thought the war had already started. The ...read more

  • 10. Is God Your Friend?

    Contributed on Nov 16, 2003
    based on 18 ratings
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    You are not primarily a servant of God. You are God’s friend!

    Is God Your Friend? Purpose Driven Life #11 Cornwall/Montreal October 25, 2003 You are not, primarily, a servant of God. But you are, primarily, a child of the living God and, as a child of God’s family, you have available to you the closest friendship relationship possible. You are designed ...read more

  • 11. What Makes God Smile?

    Contributed on Nov 16, 2003
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    God is a parent who smiles at us a lot. What can we do to help God smile on us?

    What Makes God Smile? Purpose Driven #9 Cornwall October 11, 2003 As a parent, I’ve smiled many times as I’ve watched my children. Sometimes, I’ve smiled as they’ve done something very pleasing to me, or have given me a gift that they have either picked out or created. I’ve smiled when I’ve ...read more

  • 12. A Place To Belong

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2004
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    Are you a church attender or a church member? Does it matter which you are, or which you choose to be?

    A Place to Belong Purpose Driven Life #17 Cornwall/Montreal December 6, 2003 Are you a church attender or a church member? Does it matter which you are, or which you choose to be? Maybe you’re not sure, right now, what you want to be and are exploring to decide what you want to be. It does ...read more

  • 13. Developing Your Friendship With God

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2004
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    God wants you as a friend.

    Developing Your Friendship with God Purpose Driven Life #12 Cornwall November 2, 2003 God is to be your closest friend. Last week, we looked at this and how, through prayer and meditation, you can be closer to Him than you are now. You, frankly, can be as close to God as you want to be and it ...read more

  • 14. Formed For God's Family

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2004
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    You were created with the purpose of being part of God’s family!

    Formed for God’s Family Purpose Driven Life #15 Montreal/Cornwall November 22, 2003 You were made for God’s family. God wants a family and he created you to be part of it. This is God’s second purpose for your life, which he planned long before you were born. This is what God has been ...read more

  • 15. Life Together

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2004
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    Being together in the church is being together in the family of God.

    Life Together Purpose Driven Life #18 Cornwall December 13, 2003 “How wonderful it is, how pleasant, for God’s people to live together in harmony. For harmony is as precious as the fragrant anointing oil that was poured over Aaron’s head, and ran down onto his beard, and onto the border of ...read more

  • 16. When God Seems Distant

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2004
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    What do you do when God feels distant? It happens to all Christians.

    What about When God Seems Distant? Purpose Driven Life #14 Montreal/Cornwall November 15, 2003 When God is near and you can almost feel his presence, it’s easy to worship Him. If this happens here, you can have tremendous feelings of exhilaration and can go home tremendously buoyed up. If it ...read more

  • 17. What Matters Most?

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
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    Love and learning to love are the most important activities. The church is the special God-given place to learn.

    What Matters Most Purpose Driven Life #16 Cornwall November 29, 2003 Life is made up of many activities and many things we can focus on. However, there is one focus, which is the one, and only and most important focus, from God’s point-of-view. Paul said it best, as he declared ...read more

  • 18. Worship That Pleases God

    Contributed on Jan 30, 2004
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    God wants all of you, presented to him in worship that goes beyond Church time, to include all the time.

    Worship that Pleases God Purpose Driven Life #13 Montreal/Cornwall November 8, 2003 God wants all of you. He wants you to present yourself- your whole self- as a living sacrifice to Him and in your doing of this, you will be offering the worship to God that He made you to offer Him. He has ...read more

  • 19. Are You A Disciple?

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2004
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    God is clear that He wants us to grow up to be more than little children in Christ.

    Are you a Disciple? Purpose Driven Life- Chapter 23 Montreal/Cornwall January 24, 2004 What do you think God wants of you, as far as your growth is concerned? What is God’s desire for you in spiritual maturity? How would you describe what He wants for you in that regard? (get ...read more

  • 20. It Takes Time

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2004
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    We have to work with our impatience to become fully like God, understanding we’re in a process that takes time.

    It Takes Time Purpose Driven Life #28 Cornwall February 28, 2004 I want to grow up and be fully like Christ and I want to be that now! I don’t imagine that I’m the only one who feels this. I imagine that this is your desire, too. We don’t want to be babes in Christ. We don’t want to be ...read more

  • 21. Slimey Pits

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2004
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    Like Jeremiah, we end up in some slimey pits in our lives, but God wants to use these for our growth.

    Slimy Pits Purpose Driven Life #25 Cornwall February 7, 2004 Jeremiah was a prophet to the ancient people of Judah. What is a prophet, you might ask? He was someone who got messages from God and took them to people. Jeremiah got messages from God and did his job and took them to the people ...read more

  • 22. Temptations And Growth

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2004
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    Temptations have a very positive side to them, that we often overlook.

    Temptations and Growth Purpose Driven Life #26 Cornwall/Montreal February 14, 2004 "My temptations have been my masters in divinity." So said one theologian, who recognized the important place of temptations in the process of Christian growth. Most of us are not too keen on being tempted and ...read more

  • 23. The Perfect Food

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2004
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    God’s Word provides us with the perfect meal whenever we want such a meal.

    The Perfect Food Purpose Driven Life #24 Cornwall/Montreal January 31, 2004 We like to eat. One of the most popular activities around church is our community meals- potluck meals. They are always popular and attendance is sometimes higher- maybe, often higher- on a week when we have one of ...read more

  • 24. The Way Through

    Contributed on Mar 1, 2004
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    Temptations will come and God is right there with us when they do.

    The Way Through Purpose Driven Life #27 Cornwall/Montreal February 21, 2004 Sometimes, in spite of what we considered together last week, temptations seem overwhelming and seem that the only answer is to give in to them. Even though we might know that each temptation provides and equal ...read more

  • 25. Accepting Your Assignment

    Contributed on May 18, 2004
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    Serving is to be at the core of our lives- that’s what we were created for.

    Accepting Your Assignment Purpose Driven Life #29 Cornwall/Montreal March 6, 2004 Are you concerned more with what you receive from something or with what you can contribute to something? Is coming to church a matter of getting something or giving something? Is going to school a matter of ...read more

  • 26. Made Me A Servant

    Contributed on May 18, 2004
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    Begin to think like a servant.

    Make Me a Servant Purpose Driven Life #33 Montreal/Cornwall April 24, 2004 God is looking for a few good people that He can depend on to be involved in the work of His family. He, however, is not looking like others, here on earth, might be looking. God is looking for servants. We have ...read more

  • 27. Out Of Weakness

    Contributed on May 18, 2004
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    It can be so difficult to handle our personal weaknesses, but know that God is using them for His glory.

    Out of Weakness Purpose Driven Life #35 Cornwall/Montreal May 8, 2004 When children come to Jesus they come knowing they are not particularly strong. This is to their advantage, and this is what Jesus knew when He brought them forward to bless them. Matt.19.13-15- Jesus saw something that ...read more

  • 28. Shaped To Serve God

    Contributed on May 18, 2004
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    As you better understand how God has shaped you, you’ll become better able to serve as you were designed to serve.

    Shaped to Serve God Purpose Driven Life #30 Cornwall/Montreal March 13/20, 2004 Can someone, please, read the following verse? Job 10.8- Your hands shaped me and made me. And, another? Isa.43.21- especially the last part. "The people I have shaped for myself will broadcast my ...read more

  • 29. Understanding And Using Your Shape

    Contributed on May 18, 2004
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    Understand your abilities, personality and experiences as you better understand how God has shaped you to serve Him and others.

    Understanding and Using your Shape Purpose Driven Life #31 Montreal/Cornwall March 27, 2004 You have been uniquely designed by God and He has particular ideas of how you are most fully ’you’ and, thereby, how you most fully glorify Him, which you were created to do. All of this is so that you ...read more

  • 30. Using What God Gave You

    Contributed on May 18, 2004
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    Parable of the Talents warns us to use what God gives us, and to use it well.

    Using What God Gave You Purpose Driven Life #32 Cornwall April 17, 2004 You have considered who you are, over the past few weeks, in looking to understand where you are to fit into the family of God. Four weeks back, we considered the subjects of the spiritual gifts you have received and your ...read more