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  • What's On Your Mind?

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 6, 2006
    based on 64 ratings

    What we can do to set our minds upon God.

    Introduction The popular talk-show host Larry King was one asked whom he would choose, if he had the choice to interview one person across history. Larry King replied that he would like to interview Jesus Christ and that he would ask Him just one question: “Are you indeed virgin born? The answer more

  • Passionate Christianity

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on May 1, 2006
    based on 22 ratings

    Preachers need to return to fasting, prayer and keeping their offices as a place of study. The children of God need to walk into church expecting to hear a message that is birthed from the Word of God while praying for illumination from the Holy Spirit.

    Turn Your Bibles to Mark 8:34 -38 Title: Passionate Christianity Theme: Unashamedly Living for Christ Introduction: There is a tale of the great English actor Macready. Macready was once asked by a preacher; “What is the difference between the two more

  • What Hast Thou Done For Me?

    Contributed by Paul Humphrey on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 33 ratings

    This sermon centers upon three things that Jesus tells us that we must do if we wish to follow him.

    What Hast Thou Done for Me? Second Sunday in Lent 2006 Dr. Paul G. Humphrey Mark 8:31-38 MK 8:31 He then began to teach them that the Son of Man must suffer many things and be rejected by the elders, chief priests and teachers of the law, and that he must be killed and after three days rise more

  • Truth In Advertising The Christian Life

    Contributed by William Mouser on Mar 17, 2006
    based on 20 ratings

    Suffering for the gospel is an indispensable part of the gospel. Faith that perseveres through suffering is rewarded with the victory of Christ’s resurrection.

    Psalm 16, Genesis 22:1-14, Romans 8:31-39, Mark 8:31-38 There is a body of legislation on the books in most states today that we might call “truth in advertising laws.” They were enacted by state legislatures over the past several decades in order to protect consumers from false advertising more

  • The Hand In The Coconut

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Sep 17, 2005
    based on 191 ratings

    Using an illustration showing how we not only grab things of this world, but we hold on to them in spite of approaching spiritual death.

    For those of you who were not able to be here last Sunday evening, Pastor Willie presented one of the best sermons I have heard in a very long time. In that sermon was an illustration that I thought was perhaps the best I have ever heard involving how we may want God, but we want what is in the more

  • What Discipleship Involves

    Contributed by Mike Turner on May 15, 2005
    based on 82 ratings

    A look at what being a disciple of Christ really involves.

    What Discipleship Involves Mark 8:34-38 Leadership magazine once ran a cartoon that showed a church building with a billboard in front that said: "The LITE CHURCH: 24% fewer commitments, home of the 7.5% tithe, 15 minute sermons, 45 minute worship service; we have only 8 commandments—your more

  • Make The Commitment! Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 35 ratings

    Fourth in a series designed for a giving campaign, "Get In The Game!"

    We are continuing in our consideration of the things that need to be true of us, as the people of God, if we are going to make sure that we "Get In The Game" for God and live lives that count for Christ. We said that we can know we’ve "Got Game" if we: Go for the gold; Aim for excellence; Make the more

  • "The Cost Of Following Jesus" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Feb 18, 2005
    based on 141 ratings

    How do we determine the cost of following Jesus? What does it take to follow Him wholeheartedly.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM church Second Sunday of Lent February 20, 2005 “The Cost of Following Jesus” Mark 8:31-38 INTRODUCTION: At the beginning of this chapter we see 4000 people fed with 7 loaves of bread and a few fish. Jesus told his disciples to feed the people and when they said, more

  • Carry Your Cross

    Contributed by Phillip Wright on Apr 26, 2004
    based on 71 ratings

    Many would say they are committed Christians but what is their level of service?

    Carry Your Cross Mark 8:34-38 Rev. Phillip A. Wright Mark 8: 34 When He had called the people to Himself, with His disciples also, He said to them, "Whoever desires to come after Me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow Me. NKJ Need: Every believer needs to make a more

  • In Giving Everything We Gain Everything

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 68 ratings

    The giving away of our lives for others through Christ is where real life is found.

    Mark 8:34-38 "In Giving Everything We Gain Everything" The first question in the Bible is found in Genesis, chapter 3. God asks Adam and Eve, "Where are you?" The answer?... ... "I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid." And so we have not only the first question in the Bible, more

  • The Cost Of Discipleship

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Sep 14, 2003
    based on 324 ratings

    The Text is the Gospel Reading for Common Lectionary, Year B, the theme is characteristics of a Disciple as seen in this text.

    THE COST OF DISCIPLESHIP—MARK 8:27-38 --by R. David Reynolds Billy Graham has said, “Salvation is free, but discipleship costs everything we have” [--Edythe Draper, Drapers Book of Quotations for the Christian World (Wheaton: Tyndale House Publishers, Inc., 1992)]. In our text this morning more

  • Calling All Losers

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on Sep 13, 2003
    based on 50 ratings

    Discipleship is about our willingness to lose ourselves in God’s will.

    "Calling All Losers" Mark 8:34-38, John 12:23-28 By Rev. A. LaMar Torrence, Pastor of Cross of Life Lutheran Church The great statesman, Winston Churchill, once said, “We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give.” That proverbial statement best captures the meaning of more

  • Living In The Shadow Of The Cross

    Contributed by Mark Beaird on Mar 25, 2003
    based on 123 ratings

    I still believe that the message of the cross is still as powerful and compelling as it has ever been. Look with me at the characteristics of the message of the cross.

    LIVING IN THE SHADOW OF THE CROSS © 2000 Mark Beaird Text: Mark 8:34-38  Billy Graham wrote in Decision magazine, “I find that I can preach on any subject other than the cross, and it does not seem as offensive to people as the cross does. I can preach on doing good works, on more

  • Three Choices

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Mar 15, 2003
    based on 262 ratings

    The three choices in the life of a Christian. To put the will of God foremost in our lives i) some of the time ii) most of the time iii) all of the time

    Briningham and Binham 16-03-03 Mk 8:31-38 Story: One man I admire greatly is Maximilian Kolbe (1894-1941). Maximilian Kolbe was a Catholic priest, who was put in a Nazi concentration camp for his faith. On May 28, 1941, he was transferred to the concentration camp more

  • The Less Traveled Road

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Mar 12, 2003
    based on 232 ratings

    A sermon for the 2nd Sunday in Lent Take up your cross

    2nd Sunday in Lent Mark 8:31-39 The Less Traveled Road   31 And he began to teach them that the Son of man must suffer many things, and be rejected by the elders and the chief priests and the scribes, and be killed, and after three days rise again. 32 And he said this plainly. And Peter took more