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  • Jesus Made Me Kosher

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Nov 26, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Our access to God is not by ceremonial ritual but the sacrifice of Christ.

    We have differing standards on what we consider “clean” and “unclean.” A lot depends on how meticulous we are. For some of us, when we drop a cookie, we follow the “5-second rule” (this was tested recently on Mythbusters). When I lived in Germany, everything was spotless--you could eat off the more

  • Spiritual Righteousness: Vegetarian Jesus

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Oct 4, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    What is it that really makes me a spiritual person? If I act good for long enough, will it no longer be an act, will it then become real?

    Two missionaries were on their way through the jungle when they were captured by a group of cannibals. The two missionaries, Harrison and Thompson, were brought to the village with much fanfare where they were presented to the chief. The village chief stepped forward and said in perfect English, more

  • How's Your Recovery?

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Sep 26, 2007
    based on 17 ratings

    God gives us a heart transplant when we become believers in Christ. How are we doing at taking care of our new heart?

    How’s your recovery coming? Don’t look at me like you don’t know what I’m talking about. How’s your recovery coming? Recovery from your heart surgery? Okay, your spiritual heart surgery? How’s your recovery coming? You all know that heart disease comes from a number of factors: stress, more

  • '30 Second' Offering Devotions For Church Services!

    Contributed by Roger Spackman on Jul 21, 2007
    based on 25 ratings

    Over one year worth of high quality ’30 second devotions’ on the topics of Tithing, Giving and Money, that you (or your service leaders) can present on Sunday without any prior reading or preparation!

    ‘30 second’ Offering Devotions for Church Services! FUll PPT Slides and color booklet available free to download from Compiled and adapted by: Ps Roger Spackman Te Atatu Baptist Church © more

  • Weeds, Water, And Insects Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on May 22, 2007
    based on 19 ratings

    There are natural enemies to growth that must be confronted and overcome through spiritual weapons.

    WEEDS, WATER, AND INSECTS Mark 7:1-23 (NIV) Sermon Objective: There are natural enemies to growth that must be confronted and overcome through spiritual weapons. SERIES INTRO: We are in a sermon series today from Mark’s Gospel called “Life on the Farm.” It will focus on some of the basics more

  • The Consequences Of Hold On When We Should Be Turning Loose

    Contributed by David Rogers on Jan 16, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    a sermon dealing with holding on to what we want instead of what God wants

    Consequences Of Holding On When We Should Be Letting Go Mark 7:14-23 Prayer Introduction Good Morning I hope that you all had a very good week last week and that God Blessed you during the week. In fact I know that He did because you are here this morning that is a blessing in itself more

  • The Holy Toothbrush Series

    Contributed by D Parker on Nov 19, 2006
    based on 17 ratings

    A very pratical definition of Holiness

    The Holy Toothbrush Mark 7:1--23 9/17 † In the Name of Jesus! † Grace and Peace from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ! The Sacred Toothbrush There are many words that we use in church language today, that I do not think we truly understand. We might have an idea, but if asked to more

  • La Pureza En La Vida

    Contributed by Wilbur Madera Rivas on Nov 17, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    La esencia de la pureza cristiana

    La pureza en la vida Intro. Recuerdo en mis tiempos de adolescencia temprana que todas las tardes después de comer y hacer la tarea, salíamos a la famosa “cáscara” de fútbol. La calle de la García Ginerés (bueno, realmente carrillo y anconca) se convertía en el Azteca o el maracaná. Después de more

  • It's All In Your Heart

    Contributed by Wes Humble on Nov 10, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    A call to be genuine Christfollowers

    It’s all in your Heart A heavily booked commercial flight out of Denver was canceled, and a single agent was rebooking a long line of inconvenienced travelers. Suddenly an angry passenger pushed his way to the front and slapped his ticket down on the counter. "I have to be on this flight and it more

  • Does God Want A Dirty Church

    Contributed by Corey Laughary on Sep 21, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    What does it mean to "honor God with your lips" and yet be far from him? This sermon explores the type of followers Jesus is calling us to become.

    Mark 7:1-23 “Does God want a Dirty Church?” 7:1 The Pharisees and some of the teachers of the law who had come from Jerusalem gathered around Jesus and 2 saw some of his disciples eating food with hands that were "unclean," that is, unwashed. 3(The Pharisees and all the Jews do not eat unless they more

  • Traditions That Define The Family

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Sep 2, 2006
    based on 41 ratings

    A sermon for Proper 17, year B. The commandment of God verus human tradition

    13th Sunday after Pentecost (PR. 17) September 3, 2006 “Series B” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, through the power of your Holy Spirit, open our hearts and minds to your Word for our lives, more

  • Am I A Religious Or A Christian Person

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Aug 29, 2006
    based on 82 ratings

    A sermon for the 13th Sunday after pentecost Proper 17

    13th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 17 Mark 7:1-8,14-15,21-23 "Am I a Religious or a Christian Person?" 7:1* ¶ Now when the Pharisees gathered together to him, with some of the scribes, who had come from Jerusalem, 2* they saw that some of his disciples ate with hands defiled, that is, more

  • How Do You Approach Jesus? Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 13, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    Meet 5 people or groups who approached Jesus in many different ways. Jesus reaction tells a lot about how we should and should not approach Jesus when we are in need, in grief, in sin, or in control.

    How do you approach Jesus? Here are some possibilities: Burn with anger Shrug your shoulders in indifference Look the other way Run the other way Stand off at a distance Look down your nose Bow prostrate Run into His arms Run up to Him and demand One thing’s for sure - we all approach more

  • Sin And Uncleanness

    Contributed by Ron Macarthur on Jun 13, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    This sermon discusses sin and its origins as well as scripture that tells us how to fight agains it.

    Jesus had just finished a discussion with the Pharisees and now turns to address the crowd. Mark 7:14 Again Jesus called the crowd to him and said, "Listen to me, everyone, and understand this. (15) Nothing outside a man can make him `unclean’ by going into him. Rather, it is what comes out of a more

  • Harsh Words Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Mar 20, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    Jesus tongue is a sword. His words are God’s words and they have power to heal or destroy. How do we handle hearing harsh words from heaven’s holy herald?

    Read or quote Mark 7. Does God’s word ever say something that bothers you? I dare say, if you have never had that experience, you must not be reading your Bible much! The word of God comforts the afflicted and afflicts the comfortable, does it not? God told Jeremiah, (23:29) "Is not My word more