Sermon Series
  • 1. What Do You Believe About The Church?

    Contributed on Jun 6, 2002
    based on 40 ratings

    We need to have a scriptural understanding about the chruch. But just as important, our belief should be followed by action.

    "When the roll is called up yonder, when the roll is called up yonder, when the roll is called up yonder–, when the roll is called up yonder I’ll be there." We like to think about our future home called heaven. But what about the earthly institution called "The Church?" If the roll were called more

  • 2. Living Stone Soup

    Contributed on Jun 8, 2002
    based on 57 ratings

    Unity and cooperation will accomplish much more than criticism and isolation. God wants to bring us together as living stones to fulfil His purpose throught the Church.

    During the Revolutionary war a young British soldier found himself separated from his unit, numb with cold and so far away from home. He stumbled from the woods into a small village. Going from door to door, he begged for a morsel of food and a warm fire. The doors were constantly slammed in his more

  • 3. Conquering Hell

    Contributed on Jun 15, 2002
    based on 55 ratings

    The reality of hell should motivate the church to action. God has given each member of the body of Christ keys of the kingdom with which we can conquer hell.

    On this Father’s day we can all remember what it was like to think our dad was the greatest. Three little boys were talking about how great their fathers are. "My dad is the greatest; he’s a lawyer and can make guilty people look innocent." The second boy says, "My father is greater than that; more

  • 4. A Love Affair Between Christ And His Church (Part 1)

    Contributed on Jun 27, 2002
    based on 46 ratings

    Paul describes the great mystery of Christ’s passionate love for the church through the relationship of the husband and wife. What does it look like for the Church to have a passionate relationship with Jesus? It begins with SUBMISSION.

    A Nashville newspaper carried a tongue-in-cheek story about a Mrs. Lila Craig who hadn’t missed attending church in 1,040 Sundays (20 years). The editor commented, “It makes one wonder, what’s the matter with Mrs. Craig? Doesn’t it ever rain or snow in her town on Sunday? Doesn’t she ever have more

  • 5. A Love Affair Between Christ And His Church (Part 2)

    Contributed on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 23 ratings

    Through the husband and wife relationship Paul identifies the mysterious relationship that Christ has with His Church. As we enter into a passionate relationship with Christ, He will make us into a LOVING CHRUCH.

    I like the story about the legalistic Seminary student who wanted to have a scriptural basis for everything he did. He felt he was on solid ground if he could quote chapter & verse to okay all his actions. He was doing fine until he fell in love with a beautiful co-ed. He wanted very much to more

  • 6. A Love Affair Between Christ And His Church (Part 3)

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2002
    based on 29 ratings

    The relationship between husbands and wives pictures the mysterious relationship between Christ and His Chruch. As we share a passionate relationship with Jesus He will make us into a RADIANT AND GLORIOUS CHURCH through righteous living and good works.

    A young man was head over heals in love with a young lady. The time they spent together was magical. When they were with each other everything was always perfect; there was never a problem. He decided that the two of them should be married, so he set off in search of the prefect engagement more

  • 7. A Love Affair Between Christ And His Church (Part 4)

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2002
    based on 46 ratings

    Will we be the church as Jesus desires us to be? The husband and wife relationship pictures the mysterious relationship between Christ and His church. He will make us a NURTURING CHURCH as we are passionately in love with Him.

    We are all saddened to learn this week of the death of one of our church’s most valuable members, Someone Else. Someone’s passing created a vacancy that will be difficult to fill. Else has been with us for many years, and for every one of those years, Someone did far more than a normal person’s more

  • 8. Prayerfully Encountering The Living God - Part 1

    Contributed on Jul 28, 2002
    based on 29 ratings

    Suffering from an inferiority complex? The same God who is a work in the lives of others desires to make your impossibilities possible. Let’s learn from the early church how to prayerfully encounter the living God!

    Two cows were standing in a field saw a milk truck pass by. The truck had painted in large letters on its side, “Prairie Farms Milk –– Homogenized –– Sanitized –– Vitamin Enriched” One cow spoke up and said, “Makes me feel kind of inferior!” I’m sure that none of us have ever felt inferior more

  • 9. Prayerfully Encountering The Living God - Part 2

    Contributed on Sep 6, 2002
    based on 46 ratings

    Through the early chruch’s example we can learn how to encounter the presence of God in a fresh and powerful way. Are you hungry for an encounter with God?

    Todd Coget a minister in Indiana tells a story of growing up on a pig farm. They raised about a thousand pigs a year; there would be two or three hundred little oinkers running around in one field. Long before the sun would rise each morning Todd would walk into the field to feed the pigs and more

  • 10. Prayerfully Encountering The Living God - Part 3

    Contributed on Sep 6, 2002
    based on 28 ratings

    What happens to the church or an individual that encounters God’s presence? Just like 2+2 always equals 4, an encounter with God should bring CLEANSING + EMPOWERING = TRANSFORMATION.

    Two young boys were out in a large field playing hide and seek. As the first boy leaned against a tree covering his eyes and counting to 100, the other boy ran across the field and climbed up into another tree to hide. Just then the first boy reached 100 and he yelled out, “ready or not here I more

  • 11. Looking For Directions?

    Contributed on Oct 4, 2002
    based on 214 ratings

    In our politically correct pluralistic society seeking tolorance at all costs, Jesus is still THE WAY, THE TRUTH AND THE LIFE. We can trust Christ to bring us safly into His eternal presence.

    Imagine a little league baseball team of six and seven-year olds learning how to play the game. Having once been a six-year-old eager to play the game and having coached little league, I know that many six and seven-year olds would rather just play the game than learn how. Now can you picture more