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  • The De-Voted Christian Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 18, 2016
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,348 views

    Can you be both a Christian AND a Republican or a Democrat? The answer is no. That doesn't mean you can't register with or work for a party... it's just you can't serve two masters. Do you know why?

    OPEN: I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but the Presidential election is officially this Tuesday. How many of you have taken part in early voting? (About 2/3s of the church raised their hand). Whoa. That’s a bunch of you. But I’ve got some bad news for you. In Indiana ...read more

  • A Charge To The Church (For Pastor Installation)

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Nov 12, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 23,891 views

    A charge to the church as they install a new pastor in 2013

    1 Timothy 2:1-4 Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. For this is good and acceptable in the sight ...read more

  • Is Dancing A Sin?

    Contributed by Robert Glass on Apr 23, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,272 views

    Can a Christian dance without Lust & Sin?

    Is Dancing A Sin? Robert A. Glass The purpose of dancing is multi-faceted. It provides a means by which men and women may come together, eat, enjoy music, reduce inhibitions and become more sociable. However, the reduction of inhibitions creates a dangerous situation. Lust and illicit desire ...read more

  • The Parable Treasure And Pearl / I Surrender All

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jul 28, 2011
    based on 405 ratings
     | 67,735 views

    What, then, do the parables teach? Church fathers such as Irenaeus and Augustine identified the treasure and the Pearl with Christ. The recent convert to Christianity says exactly the same thing: "I found Christ." Yes, it seems like we did find Christ.

    In his series of seven parables in Chapter 13, Matthew is quite elaborate ....... on the first two, providing an interpretation for each. The other five are shorter and more pointed in content. The parables of the hidden treasure and of the pearl consists of two sentences each. And in ...read more

  • Behavior Of Men And Women Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 25, 2011
    based on 27 ratings
     | 8,108 views

    In our text, Paul speaks of the behavior of Christian men and women.

    INTRO.- Our world is full of bad behavior. However, it’s not supposed to be in the church! Christians are supposed to be somewhat different from other people in the world. ILL.- Geroge Gallup wrote: There’s little difference in ethical behavior between the churched and the unchurched. ...read more

  • I Urge You Series

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 26, 2011
    based on 64 ratings
     | 7,965 views

    God urged Timothy through Paul to do certain things: 1- I urge you to pray 2- I urge you to be godly 3- I urge you to seek salvation

    INTRO.- I urge you. I encourage you. I challenge you. I charge you. I beg you. I plead with you. I appeal to you. I’m asking you. Wow! That’s a lot urging. Sometimes it takes a lot to get people to do things. ILL.- One dental worker said: At the busy dental office where I work, one ...read more

  • Women Saved Through Childbearing?

    Contributed by Richard Futrell on Oct 7, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,411 views

    1 Timothy has some strange stuff for our 21st-century ears. It says, women “will be saved through childbearing--if they continue in faith, love, and holiness, with self-control.”

    Intro Today’s Epistle reading has some strange stuff for our 21st-century ears. It says, “Let a woman learn quietly with all submissiveness. I do not allow a woman to teach or to exercise authority over a man; rather, she is to remain quiet…. She will be saved through childbearing--if they ...read more

  • Eternity Clothes Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 28, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,885 views

    God wants both men and women to wear holiness and peace to church.

    Norma Lauby, of La Mesa, California, was browsing in the ladies’ department one day with her son who was just learning to read. Trying to read all the signs he could, he came upon one in the maternity department. “Look, Mom!” he said excitedly as he pointed at the sign. “They’re even making ...read more

  • Top Priority Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jun 3, 2010
    based on 11 ratings
     | 21,401 views

    The top priority of the church is prayer. More than anything else, we must pray for people’s salvation. Pray that they come to the Father through Jesus, the Son, and pray that they find freedom through Jesus, the Savior.

    Several years ago, because of all the tornados in the area, a developer in Tulsa, Oklahoma, offered an optional tornado-safe room in the new homes he was selling. Nine of the first ten buyers opted to pay the extra $2,500 for the room, which can also be used as a closet, bathroom, or vault when ...read more

  • How To Pray For Our Nation

    Contributed by Jerry Falwell on Sep 22, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 28,334 views

    How to be more effective prayer intercessors.

    HOW TO PRAY FOR OUR NATION By JERRY FALWELL I want everyone to pray for our nation, so I thought about a sermon that would help people be more effective prayer intercessors for our nation. As I studied my Bible, I found two sources that instructed us how to pray for our nation. First, the ...read more

  • Freedom In Christ

    Contributed by Ryan Akers on Jul 8, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 26,888 views

    True freedom is not found in the constitution real freedom is only found in Jesus Christ.

    TRUE FREEDOM IS IN CHRIST I TIMOTHY 2:1-7 I hope your 4th of July weekend has been awesome. This time of year has always been special for me. Some of my greatest memories growing up happened around the 4th of July. It was a tradition each year that my whole family would go to my grandparent’s ...read more

  • If You Don’t Want To Be Bitten, Don’t Pet The Beast

    Contributed by Michael Stark on May 24, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,186 views

    Modesty in women’s dress is no accident. It is the result of training and adherence to biblical standards of decency in order to strengthen the witness of women.

    “Women should adorn themselves in respectable apparel, with modesty and self-control, not with braided hair and gold or pearls or costly attire, but with what is proper for women who profess godliness—with good works.”[1] A 54-year-old British woman tried to pet a lion in the El Arca wild ...read more

  • A New Beginning For America

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 22, 2009
    based on 109 ratings
     | 5,383 views

    The apostle Paul gives us some specific things we can do to help America get better. 1- We must pray unceasingly 2- We must live righteously 3- We must evangelize fervently

    INTRO.- ILL.- Someone wrote: WHERE WOULD YOU BE... If you had all the money your heart desires? If you had the most fabulous home in the perfect neighborhood? If you had no worries? If you came home and the finest gourmet meal was waiting for you? If your bathwater had been prepared? If you ...read more

  • Give Thanks!

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Nov 21, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,046 views

    We don’t really give thanks anymore. That should not be. We have a lot for which to be thankful.

    -We have much for which to be thankful oWe have some pretty good jobs oThe rest of the world is going through a financial crisis – we are relatively unaffected oPeople are being laid off – we still have a means to support ourselves and our families oDoesn’t mean the job is always ...read more

  • Election Debrief 2008

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Nov 9, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,427 views

    The presidential election is now over. As Christians, how do we respond to the election of a new president.

    Opening A president met w/president elect- gave him 3 numbered envelopes w/instructions to open when great difficulties arise. After- new president- in office for a short time- economic crisis arose- He opened envelope #1. The note said, “Blame me.” Which he did. Some time later- domestic crisis ...read more

  • Peaceable Politics Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Nov 5, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,678 views

    With all the things that go on during the political season, do you lose sight of the big picture? Today, we’ll spend our time looking at the big picture concerning politics. We’ll see what the Bible tells us our chief political job as a Christian is.

    I read an article the other day that was written by an Air Force officer who had been stationed with the Army Corps of Engineers in Baghdad. He told of something that happened to him while they were working on the reconstruction of Iraq. His unit was responsible for rebuilding roads and bridges ...read more

  • Praying For The President And America

    Contributed by William D. Brown on Aug 17, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,559 views

    We are to pray for our leaders even though we may not always agree with what they say or what they may be doing.

    PRAYING FOR THE PRESIDENT AND AMERICA Today we’re going to talk for a little while on praying for our president and other leaders of our country & also for our country. Let me say that the king at the time Paul wrote this epistle was Nero, who was an unbeliever and Paul specifically told ...read more

  • For God And Country

    Contributed by Hansel Young on Jul 7, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 9,692 views

    Patriotic 4th of July Message We need to pray fervently, live faithfully, and witness fruitfully in order that we might rescue our great nation.

    For God and Country I Timothy 2:1-4 On July 4th, we celebrated 232 years as an Independent nation. But did you know that July 4th is not the original independence day? That’s right, the original independence day was July 2nd 1776. That’s when the members of the Continental Congress voted in ...read more

  • National Day Of Prayer, Guide

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Apr 10, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,859 views

    The Best way to pray for our nations is to pray according to the written Word of God.

    National Day of Prayer, Biblical Guide Praise: “Know that the LORD is God. It is He who made us, and we are His; we are His people, the sheep of His pasture. Enter His gates with thanksgiving and His courts with praise; give thanks to Him and praise His name. For the LORD is good and His love ...read more

  • The Man's Role In Society

    Contributed by Clinton Smith on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 17 ratings
     | 52,382 views

    The sermon was written to call us to repentance for missing for so long, restore us to the place of godly leadership and stability, and encourage us to hang in there even when the going gets tough.

    The society in which we live has neglected to teach men about their role in the home, in the church, and society. The worldly view of a man’s role is that he should provide financially for his family, but we shouldn’t expect him to be very engaged with home life. In spite of all our talk of ...read more

  • Modesty For His Majesty

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on Oct 30, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,792 views

    A carefully crafted, unashamedly Biblical and necessary message on the importance of the principle of modesty as applied to the choices we as Christians make regarding our appearance and the message it communicates about both ourselves and our Lord.

    Modesty For His Majesty Perth Bible Church Sunday AM October 28, 2007 Rev. Todd G. Leupold PREAMBLE: As you can see, I’m taking a little different approach this morning. No slide show, no pulpit - just the LORD, you and me with little in between. I believe that what the Lord has ...read more

  • The Role Of Women In The Church

    Contributed by Steve Hereford on Jun 28, 2007
    based on 30 ratings
     | 7,867 views

    What does the Bible say about a woman’s role? Is she to be a pastor or what? In this message, Pastor Steve examines a woman’s role in light of 1 Timothy 2:11-12

    1 Timothy 2:11-12 says, “A woman must quietly receive instruction with entire submissiveness. But I do not allow a woman to teach or exercise authority over a man, but to remain quiet.” When Paul gave these instructions to Timothy, he gave three principles regarding women’s ministry in the ...read more

  • Modesty Series

    Contributed by Merv Budd on Jun 6, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,709 views

    While modesty is not mentioned directly that often in Scripture, it is core to Biblical spirituality. In this sermon we explore why.

    Series: Vanishing Virtues Sermon: Modesty June 3, 2007 NBBC Intro A virtue is a moral standard which a society holds as something worthy to aspire towards. As such a society will bring subtle and not so subtle influence and pressure to see that virtues are adhered to. As a virtue becomes ...read more

  • Women Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Jun 5, 2007
    based on 32 ratings
     | 2,953 views

    May all women rise up within the leadership of the church and find their rightful place.

    WOMEN IN MINISTRY. WOMEN AS PASTORS. WOMEN LEADING IN THE CHURCH. THESE FEW STATEMENTS HAVE PROBABLY SPARKED MORE DEBATE AND HAVE CAUSED MORE DISSENTION AND TRAUMA WITHIN THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH THAN ANYTHING BEFORE. I WONDER HOW MANY GREAT AND OUTSTANDING WOMEN THROUGHOUT THE COURSE OF HUMAN ...read more

  • When We All Get Together Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Jun 4, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,779 views

    This sermon addresses the sometimes "sticky" topics of hand-raising and women in the church. If Paul would be "appalled" with any legalistic interpretation of his advice to Timothy.

    I Timothy #2 CHCC: April 22, 2007 When We All Get Together I Timothy 2:1-15 INTRODUCTION: Last Sunday, we looked at I Timothy chapter 1 where Paul gave a young minister named Timothy direction on how to handle false teachers in the Church at Ephesus. Paul charged Timothy to defeat ...read more

  • Intercessory Prayer

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 31, 2007
    based on 28 ratings
     | 4,628 views

    A message focusing on praying for others.

    INTERCESSORY PRAYER 1 Timothy 2:1-3 INTRO: As I was visiting with the family of someone in the hospital recently I asked, “Is there anything we can do for you?” She replied, “Just pray for us.” After a service recently, one of the ladies of the congregation said to me as she left the church, ...read more

  • Gapstanders: The Role Of Intercession

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 27, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,337 views

    Prayer is important to the church today. There is a high calling that God wants many to enlist as interceeders for their leaders, the lost, and for others.

    GAP STANDERS --- THE OFFICE OF INTERCESSION IN THE CHURCH By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com The other day I heard a TV preacher say the roll of intercession in the church is dead. I strongly disagree and have submitted this lesson to those that will receive --- GOD IS STILL CALLING ...read more

  • National Prayers Series

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Apr 25, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,793 views

    The Apostle Paul is being led of the Holy Spirit to take the Body of Christ to the high level of intercession for those they love and for those in authority. The truths found in this portion of Scripture guide the children of God to a very effective form

    Turn Your Bibles to 1 Timothy 2: 1-4 Title: National Prayers Theme: Praying for Our President and America Series: National Day of Prayer Listen as I read 1 Timothy 2:1-4, “I urge, then, first of all, that requests, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for everyone -- for kings ...read more

  • One God, One Mediator, One Ransom

    Contributed by Stephen Boldin on Feb 3, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,499 views

    We discover in this text that there is only One God, One Mediator, and One Ransom

    ONE GOD, ONE MEDIATOR, ONE RANSOM 1 Timothy 2:4-7 Last Sunday morning we saw 2 Timothy 2:1-2 that Paul exhorts young Timothy “that supplications, prayers, intercessions and thanksgivings be made for all men.” The “all” in this case being “all without distinction” rather than “all mankind ...read more

  • Get In Where You Fit In

    Contributed by Shane Burney on Sep 18, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,905 views

    Sermon on women’s role in the church.

    “Get In Where You Fit In” 1 Timothy 2:8-14 • Honor & Reverence. *I ask you today that you pray for me and pray with me, as I attempt to deliver the Word of God to you. Today is very difficult for me, considering the present situation of the church. Years ago, when I began preaching, a wise ...read more