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  • The Church And The World Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jun 12, 2021
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     | 254 views

    First John 2:12-17 teaches us about the church and the world.

    Scripture False teachers were spreading heresy about knowing God. In his First Letter, John wrote to encourage the church regarding their assurance of salvation. John had been coming down hard on the false teachers. He had also given clear tests about how one could be sure that one has fellowship ...read more

  • Peculiar People

    Contributed by Mike Bryant on Jun 8, 2021
     | 217 views

    Israel's desire for a king is used to illustrate the temptation we face to be more like the rest of the world. But even though the world's view of us often chafes, it is God's plan that we be conspicuously different.

    I) After Moses brought the nation of Israel out of Egypt, they did not have a king for many years. A) Unlike the nations around them, they were led by men and women, judges, who were direct intermediaries between God and man. B) Early on, the people tried to make one of those judges, Gideon, into ...read more

  • Why Christians Are Different? Series

    Contributed by Scott Maze on Jun 4, 2021
     | 253 views

    We are in a series of sermons called, The Seven Practices of a Healthy Christian. This week we’re focusing on “Why Christians are different” by examining our giving.

    Part One (This message is in two parts as the offering separates it.) This morning I want to talk about, “Why Christians Are Different.” We are different in many ways from the rest of the American population but one of the ways we are different is in how we use our money. I want to call your ...read more

  • What Is Happiness, Really? Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jun 4, 2021
     | 85 views

    Happiness does not come from anything this-worldly. If you restrict happiness and joy to material things, you are doomed to disappointment.

    Happiness Is . . . When I was in my teens, it was still legal to advertise cigarettes on television, so we were often overwhelmed with those kinds of commercials. I think the one that was most offensive was the one that used a popular jingle to say “Happiness is the taste of” a particular cancer ...read more

  • Commentary On 1 John Chapter 2 Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on May 30, 2021
     | 292 views

    Chapter 2 continues John’s focus on fellowship with God through five significant points.

    Theme: The advocacy (support) of Christ; how the dear children may have fellowship with each other; the “dear children” must not love the World. Text: 1 John-CH. 2 (KJV) King James Bible Jesus is Our Advocate 1My little children, these things write I unto you, that ye sin not. And if any ...read more

  • A Condemnable Love! Series

    Contributed by Thomas Fortini on May 26, 2021
     | 131 views

    As Christians we are called to hate as well as love! There is a love that God condemns!

    1 John 2 (KJV) 15 Love not the world, neither the things that are in the world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in him. 16 For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh, and the lust of the eyes, and the pride of life, is not of the Father, but is of the world. 17 And ...read more

  • Love's Limitations Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 26, 2021
     | 351 views

    The challenge of John is for believers to be loyal to the Lord in their love, and not corrupt it and diminish it by allowing the world to gain their affection.

    "Atlanta's Race" is the title of Sir E. J. Poynter's most successful paintings. The story behind the painting is from Ovid's Metamorphoses. Atlanta was the daughter of Schoenus of Boeotia, and she was famous for her matchless beauty. She was also so swift of foot that none ...read more

  • Strategies Of The Enemy: How To Counter & Defeat Satan

    Contributed by Justin Steckbauer on Mar 23, 2021
     | 458 views

    We know as Christians that we have a friend, his name is Jesus. And we know as Christians that we have an enemy, and his name is Satan.

    Do not love this world nor the things it offers you, for when you love the world, you do not have the love of the Father in you. For the world offers only a craving for physical pleasure, a craving for everything we see, and pride in our achievements and possessions. These are not from the Father, ...read more

  • Love's Limitations Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Mar 17, 2021
     | 311 views

    All of life is a competitive battle between the love of the eternal and the love of the temporal. One or the other must win, for one excludes the other. You cannot have your cake and eat it too.

    "Atlanta's Race" is the title of Sir E. J. Poynter's most successful paintings. The story behind the painting is from Ovid's Metamorphoses. Atlanta was the daughter of Schoenus of Boeotia, and she was famous for her matchless beauty. She was also so swift of foot that none ...read more

  • That Critical Word "unless" Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Mar 13, 2021
     | 345 views

    Isn’t it true that when we ask Jesus for some favor, His timing is always flawless?

    Monday of 4th Week in Lent 2021 One of the most contemptible features of our modern culture shows up today in the Gospel of John. Jesus tells this petitioner: “Unless you see signs and wonders you will not believe.” The man repeats his request for Jesus to come from where he was in Cana to ...read more

  • Dealing Wisely With Unbelief & Opposition Series

    Contributed by James Wallace on Mar 10, 2021
     | 914 views

    If we stand for Jesus, we will inevitably face the same kind of opposition that He did. How do we respond? His example gives us a clue as he faces both the unbelief of his own family, and the deadly opposition of israel's leaders.

    It’s been more than 20 years ago now since I initiated a lawsuit in the name of the church against the Washoe County School District. As a few of you know, and even fewer of you probably remember, it was about the matter of Equal Access—equal access to public school facilities for churches and ...read more

  • Strategies Of The Enemy: How To Counter & Defeat Satan

    Contributed by Justin Steckbauer on Mar 9, 2021
     | 361 views

    We know as Christians that we have a friend, his name is Jesus. And we know as Christians that we have an enemy, and his name is Satan.

    Do not love this world nor the things it offers you, for when you love the world, you do not have the love of the Father in you. For the world offers only a craving for physical pleasure, a craving for everything we see, and pride in our achievements and possessions. These are not from the Father, ...read more

  • Shame In Shechem Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Feb 24, 2021
     | 836 views

    Don’t compromise in your commitment to the Lord nor with the godless culture that surrounds you, lest you be consumed by it.

    There is an old Russian parable about a hunter who came to a clearing and encountered a bear. The hunter raised his rifle to shoot when the bear said, “Wait, what do you want?” The hunter replied, “A fur coat.” “That’s reasonable,” answered the bear. “I want a full stomach. Let’s sit down and ...read more

  • A Message For Everyone

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Feb 22, 2021
     | 1,094 views

    The Apostle John shares with us a Message for everyone - 1. Jesus has paid the price for our forgiveness 2. We can grow into Oneness with Him and Others (Spiritual Maturity)

    Scripture: 1 John 2:7-17 Theme: A Message for Everyone The Apostle John wants to share a Message with everyone – 1. Jesus has paid the price for all your sins – Receive His Salvation 2. We can grow into Oneness With Him and Others (Spiritual Maturity) INTRO: Grace and peace from ...read more

  • Happiness Through - Satisfaction (Beatitudes) Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bartlett on Nov 2, 2020
     | 978 views

    We live in a world that is looking for total and lasting satisfaction in life, yet it seems nowhere to be found. Ever feel that way? Restless, not content, needing a change or wanting to try something different?

    Happiness In An Unsettling World Steele Creek Church, Eastfield Campus Dr. Tom Bartlett – October 11, 2020 Matthew 5:6 Satisfaction OUTLINE Satisfaction “When something seems to be missing in life” “. . . No matter how much we see, we are never satisfied. No matter how much we hear, we are not ...read more