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  • Boast In The Lord God Almighty Not In This Empty World

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on May 12, 2019

    The wisdom of this world is foolishness to God, therefore He has used the foolish things of the world to confound the wise, the weak things to confound the mighty ones and has made things disregarded and looked down upon important and well positioned. Boast of God and no one else

    May the peace of the Lord be with you. Topic: *BOAST IN THE LORD GOD ALMIGHTY NOT IN THIS EMPTY WORLD* 1 Corinthians 1:27-31 King James Version (KJV) 27 But God hath chosen the foolish things of the world to confound the wise; and God hath chosen the weak things of the world to more

  • "The Old Rugged Cross"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Oct 3, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    The old rugged cross reaches, reasons, reaps, and redeems humanity.

  • Bearing Your Cross!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Nov 13, 2018
    based on 4 ratings

    What does it mean to "take up" or "bear" your cross? What does the Bible teach abou "cross-bearing"? (Powerpoint Available - #358)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at and request #358.) TEXT: Mark 8:34; 1 Corinthians 1:22-24 This morning I want more

  • The Magnetism Of The Cross

    Contributed by Dr. Casey Adams on Oct 9, 2018

    This message helps hearers understand how attractive the draw is to Christ through his sacrifice.

    I. "AND IF I BE LIFTED UP FROM THE EARTH, WILL DRAW ALL MEN UNTO ME" A. A more unlikely prophecy than this was ever addressed to human ears: 1. When the words were spoken it might well seem that the ministry of Jesus had ended in failure 2. He had proclaimed His divine message, and it had fallen more

  • Failure, The Backdoor To Victory Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Jun 27, 2018

    Message 11 in our journey with Joshua into the Promised Land. This message explores principles leaned from Israel's eventual victory over Ai after a humiliating defeat.

    Joshua Series #11 The Amazing Race to Rest & Reward “Failure: the Backdoor to Victory” We have been following the trail of the new generation of Israelites all under 40 except for two old guys, Joshua and Caleb. All the rest died in the 40 year wandering in the wilderness because they more

  • El Significado De La Cruz

    Contributed by Craig Benner on Feb 27, 2010
    based on 6 ratings

    La cruz no era nada bonita. Fue la manera más vergonsoza de morir. Cristo la aceptó con gozo.

    EL SIGNIFICADO DE LA CRUZ 1a. Co. 1:18 Porque la predicación de la cruz es locura a los que se pierden; pero a nosotros los salvos, es poder de Dios. Gá. 6:14 Mas lejos esté de mí gloriarme, salvo en la cruz de nuestro Señor Jesucristo, por el cual el mundo me es crucificado a mí, y yo al more

  • Salvation Milestones

    Contributed by Robert Sickler on Feb 11, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Knowing that Jesus is savior of the world is of no profit unless that knowledge allows the power of God to produce a spiritual transformation, which results in our life manifesting the fruit of the spirit.

    SALVATION MILESTONES ILLUSTRATION A number of people went to the King and said, "Sir, there are many wandering preachers and scholars who indulge in constant dispute, some saying one thing and others saying another. What, Sir, should we believe concerning them?" The King answered, "Go and more

  • Believers Have Reason To Boast

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Feb 25, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    Epiphany 4(A) - Believers have reason to boast. Boasting is never because of one's human flesh. Boasting is always found in the Lord!

    BELIEVERS HAVE REASON TO BOAST (Outline) January 31, 2010 - Epiphany 4 - 1 CORINTHIANS 1:26-31 INTRO: Pride and boasting are words coupled with great sinning. It was the pride of Adam and Eve that brought sin into the world. Out of pride they disobeyed God and did as they more

  • The Word Of The Cross

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Feb 26, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Funeral message for Mrs. Athelstein Coleman, whose hobby was working crossword puzzles: a play on "crossword" to say that the "word of the cross" means wisdom and strength.

    It's not only what people do that interests me; it's also why they do it. When I see someone doing something over and over again, I want to know what that behavior means. If there is a pattern in someone's behavior, what does that pattern mean? Often you find that people do what they do, even more

  • The Comfortable Cross Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 28, 2014
    based on 24 ratings

    Many baptized believers attempt to avoid offending the world by not standing up for the cross because they feel they'd risk too much by doing so. But we've died supposedly died to this world and its attractions. How can we do that?

    OPEN: Clarence Jordan, author of the "Cotton Patch" New Testament was getting a red-carpet tour of another preacher’s church. With pride the minister pointed to the rich, imported pews and luxurious decorations. As they stepped outside, darkness was falling, and a spotlight shone on a huge more

  • Answer Two: God’s Humble And Simple People Series

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Apr 9, 2015

    Every church needs to take this message to heart because one of the most tragic characteristics of modern society is pride and self-sufficiency.

    I said last time that in Paul’s first letter to the Corinthians concerning what to do about their divided church, Paul gives 11 answers to their problem. The first answer, Paul said, was the cross. If the church would refocus on their purpose based upon the cross, the church would begin to more

  • "Seven Sins Of The Pulpit"

    Contributed by Dr. William D. Poovey on Apr 23, 2015

    Paul was determined to know and preach nothing except Christ and Him crucified . Today, it seems we preach everything but Christ and the cross, causing many to live as enemies of the cross..

    Matthew 4:1-11 Mark 4:17-22 "Yes or No" You Decide. A few years ago Gloria and I were traveling on one of the freeways our on our way home from vacationing some place in the south, I can't remember exactly where we were coming from. All of a sudden, all I could see ahead of us were braking more

  • Become A Better Boaster

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Feb 2, 2014

    Paul teaches us that we have something better to boast about than worldly wealth or smarts. We have Jesus!

    The post-game interview was all the talk among football fans. Even in a league known for brash and swaggering athletes his words stopped viewers in mid-chew of their chicken wings to ask one another: “Did he just really say that?” I’m talking about the interview given by Richard more

  • Being A Diverse But Christ Focussed Church

    Contributed by Richard Schwedes on Jan 26, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    Being a Christian church means following Jesus command to make disciples of people of all nations, which means we will be a community of diverse people. We explore why this is important, what it means for us and how to live with differences in our church

    There is something important for everyone in our congregation to think deeply about. Do you see differences as a blessing or a problem? How you answer this question is important, as it will influence how you live and act. It will influence how you be part of the church. The church in Corinth more

  • Who You Gonna Call

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Apr 18, 2015
    based on 4 ratings

    In writing to the Corinthian believers, Paul explains why God uses ordinary people and things to bring Glory to Him.

    “Who You Gonna Call” 1 Corinthians 1: 24-31 Intro: As I am walking onto the stage, play a clip from Ghost Busters. . How many remember those movies. Ghost Busters. You see what we want to do as humans is when we have a problem or an emergency, we want an expert don’t we. more