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  • The World Series Game

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Dec 13, 2000
    based on 85 ratings

    Life is like a world series ball game.

    THE WORLD SERIES GAME I Cor. 9:25 "Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever." INTRO.- ILL.- The song goes like this: Take me out to the ball game, Take me out with the more

  • Green Eggs, Ham And The Gospel

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Oct 30, 2000
    based on 134 ratings

    Looks at the need to use various means for reaching people with the Gospel

    I am Sam, Sam I am That Sam-I-am, that Sam-I-am! I do not like that Sam-I-am! Do you like green eggs and ham? I do not like them Sam-I-am. I do not like green eggs and ham Would you like them here or there? I would not like them here or there, I would not like them anywhere, I do not like green more

  • Walking Back To Happiness

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on May 15, 2003
    based on 8 ratings

    A sermon for Seekers and believers to find the secret of happiness in 1) seeking (God, not happiness) 2) Running (the race, not casually walking) 3)throwing off (anything that hinders)

    ¡§Walking back to happiness¡¨ WBC 18/5/03am 1 Cor 9:24-27 Baptism of Lou Beamish, Walk Wessex present (after ¡§remember your chains¡¨) Classified AD From ¡§The Hayward¡¨, Calif. Review: "Found, false teeth, in parking lot at Daily Review. Please come in and smile at the switchboard operator, and more

  • Parable Of The Three Baseball Fans

    Contributed by James Chandler on May 18, 2003
    based on 127 ratings

    This is a parable that I created to illustrate the different types of people responding to Christ.

    The Parable of the Three Baseball Fans I Corinthians 9:24-27 NOTE: Before I entered the auditorium, I changed into a baseball uniform. As the organist played and the people sang “Take Me Out To The Ball Game” I entered the auditorium and walked up on stage. I loved seeing the surprised look on more

  • An Example Of Love Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Mar 18, 2003
    based on 59 ratings

    The purpose of this sermon is to demonstrate that Paul intended 1 Corinthians 9 as a personal example of the point that he made in chapter 8. That point being that Christians are to give up their rights for the cause of others and to demonstrate love.

    1 Corinthians An Example of Love 1 Corinthians 9:1-18 March 23, 2003 Intro: A. [If Sermon Offends Thee] A preacher came to the breakfast table with a cut on his cheek. His wife asked him what had happened. He replied that he was concentrating on his sermon while shaving and cut his face. His more

  • From The Heart

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Oct 7, 2004
    based on 20 ratings

    Loveing the flock, The Children of God

    From The Heart A Look at Christianity from a Ministers Point of View. The following scriptures give us an insight on who we are and the awesome responsibility that we have as ministers of the word of God. more

  • Olympic Sport

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 10, 2004
    based on 25 ratings

    Paul often compared our living the Christian life to the athletes who participated in the ancient Olympic games. This lesson examines those similarities.

    Do you have the fever yet? No, not the flu! Do you have Olympic fever, yet? August 13th marks the beginning of Olympic competitions in Athens, Greece! 10,500 athletes from 202 nations will be gathering for the games. Upwards of a couple million will travel to watch the contests. Amazingly, more

  • The Need For Discipline

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 16, 2004
    based on 24 ratings

    Too many Christians live undisiplined lives. This sermon will give direction in how to live a disciplined Christian life.

    THE NEED FOR DISCIPLINE 1 Corinthians 9:27 I. DISCIPLINE YOUR WILL (Ephesians 6:6). A. Discipline means “training that develops self-control . . . accep-tance of or submission to authority and control”—Webster. B. In his most excruciating hour, Jesus submitted his will to more

  • This Is Going To Cost You Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Jun 26, 2004
    based on 41 ratings

    We are to adequately support those that make their living by the gospel.

    THIS IS GOING TO COST YOU I Corinthians 9:1-14 S: Ministry C: Ministers of the gospel are to be materially supported Th: Live the Difference Pr: We are to adequately support those that make their living by the gospel. ?: Why? KW: Proofs TS: We will find in our study of I Corinthians 9:1-14 three more

  • Like Is Like The Olympics

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 22, 2004
    based on 204 ratings

    The Olympics: 1- the sports 2- the training 3- the spectators 4- the rules 5- the rewards

    INTRO.- ILL.- A man was discussing his tennis technique with a friend. He said, “My brain immediately barks out a command to my body: ‘Run forward, and fast.’ It says, ‘Start right now. Drop the ball gracefully over the net and then race back to position.’” His friend replied, “And then what more

  • Whatever It Takes (#1) Series

    Contributed by Jon Daniels on Aug 24, 2004
    based on 27 ratings

    This is the first in a series of 4 messages challenging the hearers to do "whatever it takes" to be the person God has called them to, and help their church be all that God would have it to be.

    “WHATEVER IT TAKES” 1 Cor. 9:22-23 INTRO – Are we living our lives as individual Christians w/ a “whatever it takes” mentality? Are we willing to do whatever it takes to live our lives for Jesus? Do you truly desire to be used by Him as you live out your days on this earth? Or are you more

  • Finish The Race

    Contributed by Bobby Mcdaniel on Sep 17, 2003
    based on 14 ratings

    A lesson on staying the course with Jesus and not giving up.

    Finish the Race Scripture Ref.: 1 Cor. 9:24–27 Heb. 12:1–2 2 Tim. 4:7–8 References: The Bible Knowledge Commentary 1. Introduction—Read the following story of Derek Redmond and his Dad. The Barcelona Olympics of 1992 provided one of track and field’s most incredible moments. Britain’s more

  • Saved To Save

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Feb 24, 2003
    based on 68 ratings

    God wants us to set aside our likes and preferences for the benefit of those who don’t know Him yet.

    “Saved to Save” 1 Corinthians 9:16-23 Who has ever heard of Harriet Tubman before? Her story is an exciting one. She was a runaway slave who was able to get to the north with the help of some sympathetic people both white and black. She was so thankful for the help that she had received that more

  • Five Traits Of A Super Bowl Christian

    Contributed by Mark Land on Dec 23, 2003
    based on 254 ratings

    By using the analogy of football during the super bowl season this sermon seeks to challenge Christians to a higher level of discipleship through desire, discipline, commitment, sacrifice, and character.

    FIVE TRAITS OF A SUPER BOWL CHRISTIAN In a few minutes a game of great importance will be played. Large men will face off across a line of scrimmage. A call will be made, leather will slap, and bodies will collide and crash. A battle has begun. For four 15 minute quarters men will expend more

  • Condiciones Para El Heraldo

    Contributed by Edgar Nazario on Jan 11, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    Nuestro proposito es presentar al cristiano los principios biblicoteologicos desde una perspectiva historicogramatical. El enfasis va dirigido al ministerio varonil pero es aplicable para ambos sexos como a la congregacion en general. Que espera Dios de n

    Introducción: · Cita de James Black, The Mystery of Preaching, 1924: “Que la mejor predicación es aquella que naturalmente inunda a una mente que está dispuesta a recibir” · Palabras de Gratitud, Bienvenida y Felicitación: · Título: Condiciones para el Heraldo de Cristo Lectura Bíblica: 1 Co more