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  • Tempting

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Feb 7, 2005
    based on 126 ratings
     | 7,116 views

    A sermon for the First Sunday in Lent Temptation of Jesus series A

    1st Sunday in Lent Matthew 4:1-11 "Tempting"   "Then Jesus was led up by the Spirit into the wilderness to be tempted by the devil. And he fasted forty days and forty nights, and afterward he was hungry. And the tempter came and said to him, "If you are the Son of God, command these ...read more

  • Being A Disciple Ofthe Most High God

    Contributed by Joshua Minisci on Jul 27, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 6,041 views

    What it takes to be a disciple of Jesus Christ!

    Being a disciple of Christ Matthew 4:19 Jesus called out to them, “ Come and be my disciples, and I will show you how to fish for men.” Pray After hearing how My god was beaten over and over. How could I not serve him. After hearing how my God was whipped with the cat o nine ...read more

  • Becoming Fishers Of Men

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jun 7, 2004
    based on 33 ratings
     | 6,074 views

    A challenege to share your faith to a lost world in need of Christ.

    All on the Altar – Becoming Fishers of Men Aug. 11, 2002 Matthew 4:19 and Luke 5:1-11 Sunday AM Intro: This morning I want to speak with you about something that all of us know as Christians that we are supposed to be doing, yet few of us, due to fear, ignorance, busyness, and other excuses ...read more

  • Light In The Darkness: Jesus Power To Give.

    Contributed by Amanda Wilson on May 5, 2004
    based on 69 ratings
     | 7,002 views

    Based on Isaiah 9:1-4 & Matt. 4:12-23 this discussess the use of power by Jesus with illustrations from the movies of Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter and Pay it Forward.

    “There is no good or evil, just power and those too weak to use it.” If you have seen the movie or read the book of HP and the philosopher’s stone, then you will have heard that phrase. In a last ditch attempt to win Harry’s cooperation, the evil wizard Voldemort asserts “There is no good or evil, ...read more

  • Christ Challenges Every Christian

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Jan 28, 2004
    based on 66 ratings
     | 6,252 views

    EPIPHANY 3(A) - With the words, "Come, follow me" Christ challenges every Christian to believe wholeheartedly God’s word and to follow wholeheartedly Jesus’ call.

    CHRIST CHALLENGES EVERY CHRISTIAN Matthew 4:12-23 - January 25, 2004 MATTHEW 4:12-23 12When Jesus heard that John had been put in prison, he returned to Galilee. 13Leaving Nazareth, he went and lived in Capernaum, which was by the lake in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali-- ...read more

  • The Ones God Calls Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 6, 2003
    based on 156 ratings
     | 26,787 views

    What do we say to the church member who says they’re "too busy" to help at church?

    OPEN: Several years ago, in London, England the city was besieged with complaints about London’s mass transit system. It seems that the city’s buses tended to drive right past bus stops even though there were customers standing in line waiting to be picked up. Called upon to explain their ...read more

  • Stepping Into A New Season

    Contributed by Rick Adams on Jul 25, 2003
    based on 372 ratings
     | 168,979 views

    We serve a God of seasons. This sermon addresses three main points that saints encounter when we step into a new season of God.

    Introduction This morning I want you to look around you. Look over this building, and the faces of those sitting around you. You see, this is a different place than you walked into this morning. And those of you who came into this place this morning are different, because you just stepped ...read more

  • Cast Your Net Into Deeper Water

    Contributed by Monte Robinson on Jul 21, 2003
    based on 140 ratings
     | 19,292 views

    Challenge your congregation to see God work in their lives by persevering, because when God does work in our lives, it empowers us to walk away from this life and follow the Son.

    Let’s read Luke 5: 1-11 Pray Ill. Jake and the rain. I. Background A. This is the description of the first disciples being chosen by Jesus by the Lake of Gennesaret—Christians commonly refer to this lake as the Sea of Galilee. B. Some believe that this may have been a first encounter of Jesus ...read more

  • Worship That Works

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Jun 23, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 6,263 views

    Second Sunday after Pentecost: What is worship that is real and authentic? We look at Jesus’ teachings about this to learn how to honor God in worship.

    The Bible describes perfect worship. It occurs around the throne of God. That is a place where there is no pain, or sadness; A place where no sun or moon are needed because God is there to provide light and warmth; A place where the chaos and all that disturbs is replaced by the perfect peace. It ...read more

  • Repentance Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jun 12, 2003
    based on 70 ratings
     | 3,511 views

    Jesus began his teaching ministry with this bold proclamation. He commands repentance as a requirement for entrance into His kingdom. Jesus presents all men with only two choices in life: 1. Come to repentance, or 2. Perish.

    The Teachings of Christ Repentance #1 in Series Matthew 4:17 INTRODUCTION • Jesus began his teaching ministry with this bold proclamation. He commands repentance as a requirement for entrance into His kingdom. • Jesus presents all men with only two choices in life: 1. Come to repentance, ...read more

  • Six Steps For Bringing About Eternal Change

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 21, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,089 views

    Jesus said, "Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men. When they heard this, they left everything and followed Him." (Matt 4:19-21)

    HOW TO USE THE SIX STEPS OF INNOVATION IN EVANGELISM & LEADERSHIP Jesus said, "Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men. When they heard this, they left everything and followed Him." (Matt 4:19-21) RELATIONSHIPS, DIAGNOSIS, ACQUIRE RESOURCES, SOLUTIONS, ACCEPTANCE, ...read more

  • Go Fish!

    Contributed by Ron Crow on Mar 10, 2003
    based on 138 ratings
     | 6,375 views

    “Why is our Christianity not more contagious? Why are we not winning more of our friends, relatives, and associates to Christ? Why are we not better witnesses?” Because we are not obedient to the command to "Go Fish!"

    Go Fish Matthew 4:18-22 Introduction Illustration: describe fishing & my experiences…then…relate it to Christianity. A question to ask Jesus: “Why is our Christianity not more contagious? Why are we not winning more of our friends, relatives, and associates to Christ? Why are we not better ...read more

  • Fishers Of Men Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 104 ratings
     | 8,853 views

    First in a series about Fishing for Men! (Adapted from Standard Publishing 1998 Vacation Bible School "Hooked on Jesus")

    Sermon for 4/19/98 Fishers of Men Introduction: A. Clarence Darrow, the great criminal lawyer of another day, had among his friends a young minister. This seems strange, because, as you remember, Darrow was usually thought of as an atheist, infidel, agnostic or what have you. They ...read more

  • Catching Fish With Jesus

    Contributed by Howard Mcglamery on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,052 views

    A challenge to go fishing - for souls. quit being just a sponge that soaks up the Word of God. Let God squeeze you.

    Catching Fish With Jesus Matt. 4:18-22 and Lk. 5:1-11 Introduction Tonight I want to talk about fishing. As I look out into my audience tonight I can see a lot of fishermen. Some of you have been fishing for over fifty years. My dad wasn’t one for fishing and so I didn’t learn how to fish ...read more

  • Summer Vacation: E.t.a. Series

    Contributed by Lance Bane on Oct 1, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 5,038 views

    This is the second of a four part series on encouraging students to seek God during the summer vacation.

    Text: "Come, follow me," Jesus said. Matthew 4.19 Summer Vacation. Taking trips. Doing fun things. Enjoying friendships. The motive for this series is that even though we have a summer vacation, we do not get a spiritual vacation. We feel strongly that you should take this season of ...read more