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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

  • Paul's Focus - Active Works Not Empty Behavior Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Jul 30, 2014
     | 5,102 views

    Paul's focus was not only on him knowing what was right and that winning souls was paramount for the believer, but Paul's knew with our actions and service to Christ we cannot just 'go thru the motions' but it must be focused and disciplined!

    ermon Brief Date Written: July 25, 2014 Date Preached: July 27, 2014 Where Preached: OPBC (AM) Sermon Details: Series Title: A Series in 1 Corinthians Sermon Title: Paul’s FOCUS – Active Works not Empty Behavior Sermon Text: 1 Corinthians 9:24-27 ...read more

  • Running For The Prize Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Nov 15, 2014
     | 6,094 views

    In order to reach people with the truth of the Gospel, we must be willing to accept 1) Self-Denial (v.19-23) and be willing to practice 2) Self -Control (v. 24-27)

    After any election, like the recent municipal one, newly elected counselors have a particularly hard calling. They realize that not everyone voted for them yet they must work on behalf of everyone. In Corinth, Paul had the difficult task of working in two distinct cultures: that of Jewish ...read more

  • Running To Win In The Race Of Faith

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 12, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 8,079 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

  • Showing Up At The Gym Series

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Dec 17, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,737 views

    Discipleship will not happen by accident. It requires meaningful practices. It requires meaningful progress. And it requires a meaningful process.

    SHOWING UP AT THE GYM Talking and Listening to God -- Part 4 Isaac Butterworth December 19, 2010 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 ...read more

  • For Example

    Contributed by Ed Sasnett on Jun 30, 2010
     | 3,635 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

  • Lighten Up Series

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Mar 29, 2011
     | 4,148 views

    If we want to RUN TO WIN as Christians in the persuit of Godliness, we must lay aside the things that would hinder us in the race.

    Lighten Up 1 Cor. 9:24-27 Can you imagine running a race and you have a 50 lb. sack on your back Usane Bolt is the fastest man in the world. He can run 110 yards in 9.58 seconds… faster than it takes me to run to the front doors. If he runs uphill… with a hat over his eyes… with this ...read more

  • Get In The Race Series

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on Mar 29, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,447 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

  • Buffet (Buffay) Of Buffet?

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Mar 9, 2015
     | 3,723 views

    A message on fasting. The problem with fasting, the purpose of fasting, the pitfalls of fasting, the promises to fasters.

    Buffet (Buffay) or Buffet? PPT 1 Pic of a buffet (buffay) PPT 2 Pic of a boxer buffeting another boxers body What are you doing with your body? Are you buffaying it or buffeting it? PPT 3 Text 1Co 9:27 but I buffet my body and make it my slave, lest possibly, after I have preached to ...read more

  • Driver's Start Your Engines

    Contributed by Greg Carr on Feb 18, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,050 views

    A sermon that uses a NASCAR theme so we can all run the race.

    There are many forms of racing in our world today. Right now the Winter Olympics are happening and there are many different racing venues there. You have races for people who walk, run, swim, bike skate, snow board, snow ski, water ski. There are races for people who like snowmobiles, water ...read more

  • A Life Of Discipleship - Lent 2010

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Feb 24, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,903 views

    During Lent we prepare ourselves in silence to making a greater effort to become more Christlike.

    A Life of Discipline: Lent 2010 Feb 21, 2010 Intro: Here are some faces that might be familiar to you – who can tell me who they are? (Alexandre BILODEAU (Freestyle Skiing - Men's Moguls, GOLD), Jennifer HEIL (Freestyle Skiing - Ladies' Moguls, SILVER), Maelle RICKER (snowboard cross, ...read more

  • A Life Of Discipline Week 2 Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Mar 3, 2010
     | 2,581 views

    In order to get into better spiritual shape we need to apply certain spiritual disciple. Paul said that working hard does not earn us our salvation; instead it demonstrates our salvation.

    A Life of Discipline, week 2: Lent 2010 Feb 28, 2010 Intro: Welcome this morning to the second Sunday in Lent, which is the season of preparation for Easter. I’ve decided to theme our Lenten Journey this year along the lines of “a disciplined life”, recognizing that God ...read more

  • Discipline And Faith

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Mar 10, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,766 views

    In order to become the person Christ calls us to be, we must discipline ourselves.

    1 Corinthians 9:25-27 November 8, 2008 DISCIPLINE For the past 6 Saturdays, we had a lot of fun in the NETS volleyball program. We learned what Jesus meant when He said to love God with all of your heart, soul, mind and body; and to love your neighbor as yourself. We also played lots of ...read more

  • Finishing Well Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Aug 13, 2017
    based on 4 ratings
     | 18,339 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

  • Cross Training Series

    Contributed by Christopher Lanham on Jul 19, 2010
     | 3,074 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