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  • Are We On The Road To Castaway Island?

    Contributed by Rev. Chris Swanson on Nov 18, 2021
     | 151 views

    Many have read and undoubtedly heard this Scripture countless times. It speaks of someone running a race. But we need to see the spiritual aspect of this road that we are on.

    The Apostle Paul concludes Chapter 9 with a plea for self-disciple and self-denial in the Christian life. He compares himself to the athletes in the Isthmian games, which was well known by the Corinthians. In any case, in the Christian race all may run in order to obtain the prize. First ...read more

  • Run On Real Road Not On Treadmills

    Contributed by Donato Solano on Jan 19, 2017
     | 4,640 views

    Practice makes perfect! Put in life everything we learn from God's word.

    24Do you not know that all the runners in a stadium compete, but only one receives the prize? So run to win. 25Each competitor must exercise self-control in everything. They do it to receive a perishable crown, but we an imperishable one. 26So I do not run uncertainly or box like one who hits ...read more

  • Finishing Well Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 13, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 18,362 views

    Good starts don't secure a strong finish. So what's needed to finish strong?

    Finish Strong 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Warren Buffett said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” Have you ever noticed in life that a good start isn’t always enough? Now there is nothing wrong with a good start mind you, but it is often not enough to get us to ...read more

  • Simple Evangelism Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Apr 12, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,644 views

    We struggle so much about this thing we call EVANGELISM but when we look at what Jesus actually calls us to do, it relieves us of our fear and allows us to do what He wants... share Him!

    Sermon Brief Date Written: April 8, 2010 Date Preached: April 11, 2010 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Sermon Series: Evangelism 101 -- A Course in Obedience! Sermon Title: Simple Evangelism Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 9:19-27 [HCSB] 19 For although I am free from ...read more

  • Race For The Prize

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Apr 28, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,828 views

    Winning a race requires purpose and discipline. As Christians, we are running toward our heavenly reward. Don’t merely observe from the grandstand; don’t just turn out to jog a couple of laps each morning. Train diligently – your spiritual progress depend

    Opening illustration: We can become distracted and look away from the goal of becoming like Christ. If you saw the movie Chariots of Fire, then maybe you remember the great runner Abraham. He had won so many races. His coach held up such discipline. But he finally lost one of the races because he ...read more

  • Cross Training Series

    Contributed by Christopher Lanham on Jul 19, 2010
     | 3,085 views

    Is it possible to be technically correct but biblically wrong?

    Cross Training 1 Corinthians 9:19-27 Cascades Fellowship CRC, JX MI February 1, 2009 Series: The Church in Crisis The seminary environment is one that fosters discussion as part of the learning process. Part of the reason I recall my seminary days with such fondness is in large part due to ...read more

  • Meekness: The Bit And Bridle Syndrome

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,377 views

    The reward of meekness, of being controlled by the Holy Spirit, is the assurance that when Christ returns and ushers in the new creation, we will be there to rejoice with the saints and enjoy God’s presence forever.

    I saw a segment on TV the other day about a feature in Cleo magazine which lists Australia’s 50 most eligible bachelors. As you can imagine, they were the epitome of what you might describe as desirable young men. They were the sort who get elected as the school captain, or who get leading parts in ...read more

  • For Example

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jun 30, 2010
     | 3,639 views

    The progress of the gospel is more important than my rights.

    Title: For Example Text: 1 Corinthians 9:1-27 Truth: The progress of the gospel is more important than my rights. Aim: To value the gospel enough to sacrifice for its furtherance. Life ?: What sacrifices are you willing to make for the gospel? INTRODUCTION Nantucket, Massachusetts is ...read more

  • Life Is Like A Game

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on Aug 13, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,691 views

    This is a funeral sermon for a longtime and well respected Coach, who lived a great Christian witness!

    Because I do some football officiating, especially as Umpire, it puts me out there in the middle of the game! When I moved to Uvalde, I first recall meeting Coach King on the Football field. I was officiating and Coach King looked at me with a bewhildered look and asked, “Are you my new ...read more

  • Get In The Race Series

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Mar 29, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,451 views

    The first sermon in the Series RUN TO WIN talks about the christian life as a race we are to win. The first and most important step in winning is... COMMITMENT.

    Series: Running To Win Get In The Race 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 Today I am beginning a sermon series that will probably last 6 weeks. In case you could not guess from the backdrop, it is entitled RUNNING TO WIN It is based on 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 ((Read)) Today we are focusing on verse 24 ...read more

  • Let Holy Spirit Help Lead In Formal And Informal Settings

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,624 views

    General John Galvin, Supreme Allied Commander in Europe was asked what was it like to be in charge of a variety of forces. His reply: “I often feel like the director of a cemetery. I have a lot of people under me but nobody listens

    Learning to Lead in Formal and Informal Settings (I Cor 9:19-27) Some leaders are comfortable in formal settings but are awkward informally relating to people. Jonathan Edwards, the former President of Princeton Seminary was dismissed as the Pastor of his local church for that very reason. ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Practice Temperance In All Things

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 67 ratings
     | 4,654 views

    1. The Holy Spirit gives us the self-control to practice a self-restraint so that we are able to exhibit moderation in all our relationships, ministries and personal habits.

    1. The Holy Spirit gives us the self-control to practice a self-restraint so that we are able to exhibit moderation in all our relationships, ministries and personal habits. Paul wrote, "The fruit of the Spirit is...self-control." (Gal. 5:23) Ask the Lord to give you an increasing ability to ...read more

  • Play To Win

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Nov 5, 2010
     | 3,867 views

    Sermon preached at the funeral of a retired physician.

    PLAY TO WIN Isaac Butterworth 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 (NIV) 24 Do you not know that in a race all the runners run, but only one gets the prize? Run in such a way as to get the prize. 25 Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not ...read more

  • Finishing Strong Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Nov 25, 2010
    based on 11 ratings
     | 63,028 views

    We are called to finish the race, and it takes endurance. We need to be (1) prepared for the struggles that will come, and (2) focus our attention on Jesus. Ministry flows out of a love relationship with Christ. Our vision of Him will enable us to fini

    [Some of the thoughts in this sermon are taken from Max Lucado’s book Just Like Jesus.] Let’s learn about endurance today. We want to finish strong, not just starting well. I don’t always finish what I start. Chances are I am not alone. • We have unfinished tasks lying around - like a book ...read more

  • Running To Win In The Race Of Faith

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 12, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 8,083 views

    Writing the Corinthian believers who lived just 10 miles from the famous Isthmian Games, Paul challenged them not merely to join the race of faith but to be serious about it and run to win. God wants winning believers! In our present sports-crazed world,

    Intro: Perhaps the most remarkable scene in sports is the marathoner’s last lap at the end of a tough 26-mile race. As the exhausted runner presses to the finish line, the crowd in the Olympic stadium cheers him on. With eyes focused on the finish line, the runner fully exerts whatever remaining ...read more