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  • 1. True Freedom

    Contributed on Apr 25, 2009
    based on 8 ratings

    Jesus offered true freedom to those who believed and surrendered to Him. We can have true freedom today.

    Real Freedom John 8:31-36 * Our nation was built on the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. * Lyrics, This Little Child, Scott Wesley Brown: Many years have come and gone - Yet this world remains the same - Empires have been built and fallen Only time has made a change - Nation ...read more

  • 2. A Line In The Sand

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Jesus presents an opportunity to choose. His message drew the line, fear warns us away, but it is up to our choice whether we follow Him.

    * Remember, this man was born blind. * Jesus’ disciples asked the current-day riddle, “what sin caused this man to be born blind?” * Jesus said, “Not his sin nor his parents, but for the glory of God to be seen.” * Then Jesus spit, applied and instructed. * The man obeyed and could see. * ...read more

  • 3. Trouble, Troube, Trouble

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Sometimes we don’t understand much of our instructions. If we take the small step towards God we know, God will light the rest of the way.

    Introduction: Jesus meets a man with a need. * Read text. I. The Purpose * The man was blind from birth. Never experienced sight. * The disciples knew who had an answer to the riddle of the day. * Did this man sin before he was born (in the womb) or was it because of a sin of his parents that ...read more

  • 4. A Family Resemblance

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    Looking like a member of God’s family comes from hearing, believing, and living out the truth of God’s Word.

    * Illus. People’s dogs tend to look like them. * Family members typically carry a resemblance to each other. I. Those of God act like it. * Some people have no place for Jesus’ teachings. (37) * What Jesus is saying doesn’t fit into their plans, their lives, or their family ...read more

  • 5. Never Give Up

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    Some people will believe early, some later. We are to remain faithful in praying for and witnessing to those who have not believed in Jesus.

    Ill. Persistence * Proverbs 3:5-6 basically says “Trust in God, Stop trying to fit God into your logic. Just look for His hand around you, and then that Hand will guide you.” * But I say, “Lord, that is how I try to live, but…” * What about those we are praying for? What about those around ...read more

  • 6. That Radiant Light

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2009
    based on 10 ratings

    Jesus is the light of the world, revealing the Father and calling us to Salvation.

    * Making decisions in the dark can lead to some regrettable consequences. Back in the days before electricity, a tightfisted old farmer was taking his hired man to task for carrying a lighted lantern when he went to call on his best girl. "Why," he exclaimed, "when I went a-courtin’ I never carried ...read more

  • 7. When Jesus Confronts

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2009
    based on 6 ratings

    You are either stepping towards God or away from Him. There is no neutral position.

    * It’s important to get good directions. * In November, 1975, 75 convicts started digging a secret tunnel designed to bring them up at the other side of the wall of Saltillo Prison in northern Mexico. On April 18, 1976, guided by pure genius, they tunneled up into the nearby courtroom in which ...read more

  • 8. Without The Hand Of God

    Contributed on Jun 19, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Without the Hand of God in our lives, we cannot believe God, will hate His Messenger, and will be gullible to any and every opinion.

    • Who can ever forget Winston Churchill’s immortal words: "We shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills." • It sounds exactly like our family vacation. • Family life is difficult for all of ...read more

  • 9. The Key To Sharing The Gospel

    Contributed on Jun 20, 2009
    based on 15 ratings

    Jesus used the physical to reach the spiritual needs of men, gave us the pattern for evangelism, and allowed God to work around Him to accomplish His purpose.

    The Key to Sharing the Gospel John 9:35-41 * Review chapter 9:1-34 * Remember, he followed the light he had. He obeyed the instructions he was given. * Read text. * I want to talk about three things this morning found in this passage. * I. Serving the Lord. * II Seeking the Lost. * III. ...read more

  • 10. The Valuable Shepherd

    Contributed on Jul 4, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Jesus is the priceless shepherd because of our needs, and we can go to Him because of His passion for us.

    Key verse, 11. 1. His Diety: "I am", the old testament name for God. 2. His Desirability: "Good", (Kalos) beautiful, good, virtuous, valuable. 3. His Dedication: "Shepherd", (Not an easy life. Difficult, lonely, and painful suffering). I. The Danger: He gives His life for His sheep. (11-13) * ...read more

  • 11. An Act Of Worship

    Contributed on Aug 19, 2009
    based on 10 ratings

    At the feast in Bethany, we can see a beautiful picture of the Church and a contrast between a worshiper and one who was selfish.

    * Jesus had been staying a Ephraim. * As the Passover approached, people began to wonder if Jesus would show up for the feast. * He shows up in Bethany at a feast to honor him, sponsored by the family of Lazarus, Mary and Martha. * In this setting, we get the most beautiful picture of a healthy, ...read more