Sermon Series
  • 1. Responsibilities, Rights, And Privileges Of The Church

    Contributed on Jan 19, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,665 views

    1. The church consists of those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be holy. (v. 2) 2. The church does not lack any spiritual gift (v. 7) 3. The church is kept strong to the end by Jesus Christ. (v. 8-9)

    Some of the topics that will be covered 1. The church consists of those sanctified in Christ Jesus and called to be holy. (v. 2) 2. The church does not lack any spiritual gift (v. 7) 3. The church is kept strong to the end by Jesus Christ. (v. 8-9) INTRO: “If you ever find the perfect church ...read more

  • 2. 2. Dealing With Division In The Church

    Contributed on Jan 24, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,886 views

    All Christians should recognize Jesus Christ is the leader of the church, and do what they can do foster unity in the local church and the worldwide church.

    INTRO: A very interesting thing happened last week in the NFL playoff game between Indianapolis and Pittsburgh. Trailing by 18 points late in the 3rd quarter, Indianapolis faced a 4th and 2 in their own territory. Coach Tony Dungy made the standard decision and sent out the punting squad. ...read more

  • 3. 5. How To Receive Eternal Rewards

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2006
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,767 views

    Jesus Christ is the only sure foundation for your life.

    1 Corinthians 3:1-15 (NIV) Brothers, I could not address you as spiritual but as worldly—mere infants in Christ. 2I gave you milk, not solid food, for you were not yet ready for it. Indeed, you are still not ready. 3You are still worldly. For since there is jealousy and quarreling among you, are ...read more

  • 4. 6. Real Life Christianity Vs "Hallmark” Christianity

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,179 views

    All Christians should understand that Real Life Christianity does not always have “happy endings”, but it is still a lifestyle worth living.

    INTRO: Enjoyed watching “The Polar Express” DVD last December. Our kids are at the age where there is bit of doubt about the reality of Santa Claus. But after watching the movie – they were true believers once again! It just HAD to be real! But we know a time will come when they will grow ...read more

  • 5. 7. Always A Place For You! Who?

    Contributed on Mar 9, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,048 views

    CTK church always has a place for non-Christians and Christians who are repentant, but we do not have a place for unrepentant Christians.

    INTRO: ACTUAL TABLOID HEADLINES FROM “WEEKLY WORLD NEWS” TIME-TRAVEL DOG FROM FUTURE HELD CAPTIVE! – WWN March 2006 MAN WITH LARGE FUZZY SLIPPERS CREATES ENOUGH ELECTRICITY TO HEAT HIS HOUSE — WWN February 2006 URBAN PLANNING NIGHTMARE: SELF-BUILDING STRIP MALLS INVADE U.S. — WWN ...read more

  • 6. 8. Handling Conflict With Christians

    Contributed on Mar 16, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,505 views

    All Christians should be willing to be wronged rather than engage in public litigation to protect their rights when in conflict with other Christians.

    OBJECTIVES: The hearer will be instructed on how to respond when in conflict with other believers. The hearer will be motivated to choose the way of meekness in order to bring glory to the name of Christ. INTRO: My friend Jeff Hartwell is a chiropractor in Oregon. He and his wife are also ...read more

  • 7. How Free Can We Be?

    Contributed on May 18, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,302 views

    Christians are free to follow their conscience in ethical “gray matters” but must not offend a weaker Christian’s conscience.

    A Sunday school teacher asked her class, "What was Jesus’ mother’s name?" One child answered, "Mary." The teacher then asked, "Who knows what Jesus’ father’s name was?" A little kid said, "Verge." Confused, the teacher asked, "Where did you get that?" The kid said, "Well, ...read more

  • 8. Run To Win

    Contributed on Jul 5, 2006
    based on 26 ratings
     | 10,671 views

    All Christians should discipline themselves spiritually like athletes training for a contest.

    In business, school, athletics, you name it – those who succeed are those who discipline themselves to perform the tasks that are necessary for success. And the same is true in our spiritual lives. Although we celebrate the fact that our salvation is not something we can earn – it’s important for ...read more

  • 9. The Simple Truth About Temptation

    Contributed on Jul 11, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,032 views

    All Christians can overcome temptation by taking the way out that is provided.

    There’s a real benefit to the ability to resist temptation... especially in the realm of sin. For some, it will be easier than others – but if any of us wants to succeed in our spiritual lives – let alone the rest of our lives – we must come to grips with how to overcome temptation. That’s ...read more

  • 10. The Lord's Supper: What You Should Know

    Contributed on Aug 1, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,134 views

    Every disciple should come to the Lord’s Supper with thanksgiving for the New Covenant and repentance from all sin.

    Imagine if you would it’s thanksgiving dinner. You and your loved ones are sitting down to eat. The turkey is delicious – so is the mashed potatoes and the gravy and everything else. In the middle of the meal, your host stands up with a loaf of French bread and begins breaking off pieces, saying ...read more

  • 11. Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts: Part 2

    Contributed on Aug 16, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,340 views

    God still uses the “manifestation gifts” to build up his church. Every Christian should be aware and desirous of these gifts from God.

    We’re going to spend some time today talking about 9 of those gifts and how God wants to use them in the body – but I was reminded by my “mouse problem” that we must be connected to the giver of the gifts – the Holy Spirit – in order to be able to make use of his gifts. God wants to use each ...read more

  • 12. Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts: Part 4

    Contributed on Aug 30, 2006
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    Every believer is meant to function as a part of the body according to the spiritual gifts they have received.

    We’re finishing up our 4 weeks on discovering your spiritual gifts. As we’ve learned in 1 Cor 12, every person who submits their life to Christ is a member of the Body of Christ – and we all have an important part to play. So important, in fact, that God gifts EACH ONE with gifts from the Holy ...read more

  • 13. Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts Part 3

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2006
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    God gifts believers in various ways for the building up of His church.

    Do you like the way your body looks? Some of you do and some of you do don’t. But all of us can find parts that need improving. When God looks at the church – known as the “body of Christ” – do you think He likes what He sees? Just like us I think he likes certain parts and really wishes ...read more

  • 14. Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts Part 1

    Contributed on Sep 12, 2006
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     | 1,387 views

    All believers should discover and use the spiritual gifts God has given them. Spiritual gifts are given for the benefit of God’s Kingdom.

    What is the best gift you’ve ever received? For me, I’ll never forget Christmas when I was in 4th grade. When I went out to the living room – leaning on it’s kickstand was a beautiful silver univega ten-speed bicycle. I’d been dreaming of it and finally I had it! I can still remember going for ...read more