Contributed on Jun 21, 2001
This sermon introduces the series and illustrates the faith that is necessary to build a prevailing church.
Ten Marks of a Prevailing Church Mark #1: Uncommon Faith Matthew 16:13-18 June 24, 2001 Intro: A. [What the Church Really Needs, Citation: Father John McKenzie. Leadership, Vol. 15, no. 2.] If the church were to lose its hierarchy, its clergy, its vast collection of buildings, its stores ...read more
Contributed on Jun 28, 2001
This sermons encourages the type of commitment that all beleivers should have for the cause of Christ.
Ten Marks of a Prevailing Church Mark #2: Uncommon Commitment July 1, 2001 Intro: A. [A Flag of Rags, Citation: John McCain. From the files of Leadership.] In the final years of our imprisonment, the North Vietnamese moved us from small cells with one or two prisoners to large rooms with ...read more
Contributed on Jul 12, 2001
This sermons underscores the necessity, nature, and nurture of unity within the body of Christ.
Ten Marks of a Prevailing Church Mark #4: Uncommon Unity July 15, 2001 Intro: A. [Misunderstood Children’s Sermon, Citation: Marilyn McCoy, Chester, Vermont. Christian Reader, "Kids of the Kingdom."] Each Sunday our minister presents a "children’s sermon" to all the young children. ...read more
Contributed on Jul 19, 2001
This sermon encourages the desire for the church to change in order to meet the needs of the lost.
Ten Marks of a Prevailing Church Mark #5: Uncommon Methods 1 Corinthians 9:22 July 22, 2001 Intro: A. God uses many methods to communicate--not only through his Word, his Spirit, and the ministry of Christian friends, but also through more unconventional methods--like burning bushes, ...read more
Contributed on Aug 3, 2001
This sermon inspires the hope of eternal life to all who beleive.
Ten Marks of a Prevailing Church Mark #6: Uncommon Hope 1 Corinthians 15:35-58 July 29, 2001 Intro: A. [Born to Lose, Citation: Norman Vincent Peale in Power of the Plus Factor, in Christianity Today.] Once walking through the twisted little streets of Kowloon in Hong Kong, I came upon a ...read more
Contributed on Aug 3, 2001
This sermon clarifies what real worship is, as was described by Jesus in John 4:23.
Ten Marks of a Prevailing Church Mark #7: Uncommon Worship Isaiah 6 August 5, 2001 Intro: A. [2 jokes] 1. An old farmer went to the city one weekend and attended the big city church. He came home and his wife asked him how it was. "Well," said the farmer, "it was good. They did ...read more
Contributed on Aug 10, 2001
This sermon inspires the greatest sacrifice of all, the sacrifice of self to Jesus Christ through which we can find real life.
Ten Marks of a Prevailing Church Mark #8: Uncommon Sacrifice Philippians 2:1-17 August 12, 2001 Intro: A. [Will You Wash My Dishes?] Sometimes we get a distorted idea about what love is. One night, a man decided to show his wife how much he loved her. After dinner he began to recite ...read more
Contributed on Aug 17, 2001
This sermon details the fellowship that the first church had and many churches today lack.
Ten Marks of a Prevailing Church Uncommon Fellowship Acts 2:42-47 August 19, 2001 Intro: A. [Welcome and Do-Si-Do, Citation: Cartoonist Sandy Silverthorne in Leadership, Vol. 11, no. 4]. "And now here’s the point in our service where I’d like you all to rise, turn to the person on your ...read more
Contributed on Aug 24, 2001
This sermon underlines the utmost importance of prayer.
Ten Marks of a Prevailing Church Mark #10: Uncommon Prayer Colossians 1:3-14 August 26, 2001 Intro: A. [The Giver’s Big Hands, Citation: Brian Harris, Mt. Roskill, Auckland, New Zealand] A young boy went to the local store with his mother. The shop owner, a kindly man, passed him a ...read more