Sermon Series
  • 1. Fix Your Attitude

    Contributed on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 3,383 views

    This is the first sermon in a series on the Sermon on the Mount.

    Quick Sermons for Permanent Fixes Lesson 1 Fix your Attitude Matthew 5:1-12 Who is the real you? How do you know? Ever heard someone say, “I just don’t feel like myself today?” Ever said it yourself? How did you know? William James: “I have often thought that the best way to define ...read more

  • 2. Fix Your Cape

    Contributed on Oct 2, 2002
    based on 83 ratings
     | 2,912 views

    The second in a series. A look at the distinctive nature of Christians.

    Quick Sermons for Permanent Fixes Lesson 2 Fix Your Cape Matthew 5:13-16 “You are the salt of the earth; but if the salt loses its flavor, how shall it be seasoned? It is then good for nothing but to be thrown out and trampled underfoot by men. You are the light of the world. A city that ...read more

  • 3. Fix Your Righteousness

    Contributed on Oct 2, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 2,607 views

    Lesson 3 in a series. Jesus’s relationship to the Law and how it teaches us about righteousness.

    Quick Sermons for Permanent Fixes Lesson 3 Fix Your Righteousness Matthew 5:17-20 The word “Law” or “rules” probably makes you feel a little confined. When I think of rules I think of the principle in West Virginia last week that essentially banned Valentine’s at his school He refused all ...read more

  • 4. Fix Your Anger

    Contributed on Oct 25, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 2,765 views

    Lesson 4 in a series on the Sermon on the Mount. This sermon helps us get a handle on our anger.

    Quick Sermons for Permanent Fixes Lesson 4 Fix Your Anger Matthew 5:21-26 We’re in lesson 4 of our series on the Sermon on the Mount. We’re talking about Quick Sermons for Permanent Fixes. Jesus challenges us to look long range and make real fixes in our lives instead of temporary, quick, ...read more

  • 5. Fix Your Purity

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,174 views

    Lesson 5 in a series. This sermon focuses on Jesus’s words regarding sexual purity.

    Quick Sermons for Permanent Fixes Lesson 5 Fix Your Purity Matthew 5:27-37 Return to series this week. Examine Jesus’s words on adultery, divorce, and keeping your promises. There is a lot of power in these words and Jesus says there is a lot of power in our words. “I do” is a big thing ...read more

  • 6. How To Fix The Other Guy

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 68 ratings
     | 3,026 views

    Lesson 6 in a series. This lesson focuses on how we relate to people who don’t like us.

    How to Fix the Other Guy Matthew 5:38-42 In Brazil, several Indians who had been refused an audience with then President Ernesto Geisel because they were not wearing ties told the press they would “insist that any government official visiting an Indian Village must wear a feathered ...read more

  • 7. Fix Your Love

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 59 ratings
     | 2,381 views

    Lesson 7 in a series. This lesson focuses on how to love our enemies.

    Fix Your Love Matthew 5:43-48 Intro. Did you ever wonder why we like super heroes so much? I mean what is it about us that wants to fly, leap tall buildings, bend steel and stop bullets? Why do we have such a fascination with being able to read peoples thoughts or turn invisible? I ...read more

  • 8. Fix Your Heart

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,592 views

    Lesson 8 in a series. This lesson focuses on how to do good deeds.

    Fix Your Heart Matthew 6:1-8 Intro. Father’s Day today. Time to think about our earthly fathers. But also a great time to reflect on our heavenly Father. We have been looking at the Sermon on the Mount and we are moving into a new chapter today. In Matthew 5 Jesus used the phrase ...read more

  • 9. Fix Your Prayers

    Contributed on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 57 ratings
     | 2,284 views

    Lesson 9 in a series, this sermon covers the Lord’s Prayer. It is one of my favorites.

    Fix Your Prayers Matthew 6:9-15 Intro. Have you ever had the opportunity to use room service in a hotel? I can’t say that I have, but the principle sounds wonderful. All you do is pick up the phone and somebody is ready to bring you breakfast, lunch, dinner, a chocolate milkshake, ...read more

  • 10. Fix Your Treasures

    Contributed on May 29, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,553 views

    This is lesson 10 in a series on the Sermon on the Mount.

    Matthew 6:19-24 Fix Your Treasures What would you do for money? Many years ago, when this was still a large sum of money, a radio station in Chicago, WKOX, offered $10,000 to the person who came up with the most outlandish way to get the money. More than 6,000 people responded to the ...read more

  • 11. Fix Your Fears (Part 1)

    Contributed on May 29, 2003
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,132 views

    This is lesson 11 in a series on the Sermon on the Mount. I actually spent two sermons on this topic of worry.

    Fix Your Fears (Part 1) Matthew 6:25-34 Maybe you’ve read the little book that went to the top of the New York Times Bestsellers list recently. It’s by Richard Carlson and it’s called “Don’t Sweat the Small Stuff . . . and it’s all small stuff.” I had heard that before though it was phrased ...read more

  • 12. Fix Your Fears (Part 2)

    Contributed on May 29, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,617 views

    Lesson 12 in a series on the Sermon on the Mount. It is the second sermon on Jesus’s words about worry. I preached part 1 and 2 as Sunday AM & PM combo.

    Fix your Fears (part 2) Matthew 6:25-34 Intro. Near the end of his life, Mark Twain said, “I am an old man and have known a great many troubles, but most of them never happened.” We spent our time this morning looking at this passage from the Sermon on the Mount and we focused almost ...read more

  • 13. Fix Your Judgements

    Contributed on May 29, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,009 views

    Lesson 13 in a series on the Sermon on the Mount. This one focuses on judging others and what it means and does not mean. We can still be fruit inspectors, just not judges of another’s heart.

    Fix your Judgements Matthew 7:1-5 This morning we continue our series on the Sermon on the Mount. We’ve been talking about making permanent fixes in our lives. We are rapidly coming to the close of this series and we have examined several areas of our lives where Jesus tells us we need to make ...read more

  • 14. Fix Your Holiness

    Contributed on May 29, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 2,668 views

    Lesson 14 in a series on the Sermon on the Mount. I spent the whole sermon talking about holiness and what it means and how it changes us. I took the people through the process of putting this sermon together to help them see how I arrived at my conclusio

    Fix Your Holiness Matthew 7:6 This morning I am going to do something that I very rarely do. As we are moving through the Sermon on the Mount, I have tried to select sections of scripture for us to examine. We have looked at as many as 10 verses at one time. This morning, we will examine a ...read more

  • 15. Fix Your Prayers (Part 2)

    Contributed on May 29, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 2,041 views

    Lesson 15 in a series on the Sermon on the Mount. I revisited the topic of prayer as we came to Jesus’s words about asking, seeking, and knocking.

    Fix Your Prayers (part 2) Matthew 7:7-11 It is quite possible that no aspect of the Christian life is as mysterious as prayer. What should I pray for and how should I pray? How come it seems like nothing happens when I pray? Do you ever think you’re just talking to the wall when you pray? Why ...read more

  • 16. Fix Your Rule

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 53 ratings
     | 2,645 views

    Lesson 16 on the Sermon on the Mount. The Golden Rule.

    Fix Your Rule Matthew 7:12 In the old Soviet Union there were very few laws about factories polluting the water. That was with good reason because one of the few laws they did have was that any factory which dumped chemicals back into the river must do so upstream from its own intake ...read more

  • 17. Fix Your Path

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
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    Lesson 17 on the Sermon on the Mount. Choose the narrow path.

    Fix Your Path Matthew 7:13-23 Intro. One day when mom asked little Johnny what he’d learned about in Bible school he replied that they had studies Enoch. What did you learn about Enoch? Mom asked. Well, Enoch and God used to walk together every day. And they walked longer and longer and ...read more

  • 18. Fix Your Foundation

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 3,658 views

    Lesson 18 on the Sermon on the Mount. Will you be the wise man or the foolish man?

    Fix Your Foundation Matthew 7:24-29 Intro. Gregory Elder tells about growing up on the Atlantic Coast. As a child, he loved to make elaborate sand castles. He made entire sand cities some times. But one year, for several days in a row, a group of bullies would come through and smash ...read more