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  • We Have, They Need: Formula For Life Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 27, 2002
    based on 45 ratings

    First of a series based on the Johannine letters: our response to overwhelming need is first of all a discovery of who we are; then a commitment to maximum effort; and finally a discovery of where our passion lies. This will energize us.

    I invite you today on an imaginary trip. Let’s walk through just one day in a needy world. Just imagine a few hours in a world that asks us for more than we can possibly give: You are awakened early by the phone’s insistent ringing; you hear the voice of a member of your family. He more

  • Walking With Others Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jan 31, 2001
    based on 105 ratings

    Three ways our relationships with other Christians demonstrates our faith in Jesus

    When I was in high school my friends always told me that I was born twenty years too late. You see, in high school I idealized the countercultural movement of the 1960s, when the youth culture was demonstrating against everything from the Viet Nam War to Civil Rights. But I was in high school in more

  • Wedding Service Series

    Contributed by Jimmy Davis on Mar 31, 2001
    based on 137 ratings

    A traditional wedding service for a Southern Baptist Church

    Wedding.060 Bryan Fink & Monica Aaron Seating of Grandmothers: Seating of Mothers: Processional: Welcome & Call to Worship: We are gathered here today on this most joyous occasion, to witness the joining together of Bryan Fink and Monica Aaron in the holy estate of matrimony. On behalf of more

  • I Know What Love Is! Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on May 10, 2001
    based on 94 ratings

    In contrast to what the world calls love, this sermon explains the Bible’s definition of what real love is.

    What Do You Know? I Know What Love Is 1John 3:11-24 & 4:7-21 May 13, 2001 Mother’s Day Intro: A. [Kellie Ammons sent the following e-mail to me this week…] Once upon a time there was a child ready to be born. So one day he asked God, "They tell me you are sending me to earth tomorrow but how am more

  • True Love In A Nutshell

    Contributed by Bradley Boydston on Jan 11, 2003
    based on 211 ratings

    Four practical words built around the idea that true love manifests itself in action.

    - - - - - - - - - Unless otherwise noted all scripture is quoted from the New Living Translation of the Bible. - - - - - - - - - Bud was a factory worker with more than a slight resemblance to Archie Bunker. Every single day he’d come home sweaty and dirty. He’d go in the back door, grab a beer more

  • Loving In Deed And Truth

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Apr 7, 2003
    based on 9 ratings

    Living out our faith

    Loving In Deed and Truth 1st John 3:13 – 3:24 Jeff Hughes I. Introduction a. Turn with me in your Bibles to 1st John, Chapter 3, and verse 13. b. Tonight we are going to look at the Book of First John, chapter three, verses 13 through 24, eleven verses that give us some guidance on how we live our more

  • "We Know Love By This"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on May 8, 2003
    based on 20 ratings

    Jesus loves us so much, and that means that we ought to love others.

    1 John 3:16-24 “We Know Love By This” By: Rev. Kenneth Emerson Sauer Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA Humankind has made so many attempts to define love. Volumes upon volumes of books have been written about it. Over the centuries romantic love has been the theme of more

  • We Dwell In God's House

    Contributed by Edward Frey on May 21, 2003
    based on 49 ratings

    Through faith in Christ, we are God’s children and members of his household.

    The other day I was playing with my sons. We were building a house out of blocks. Up and up the structure went until it would reach a certain point, and, then it toppled over. So we’d start over. Higher and higher the blocks would go until they fell over. This happened a couple of times and more

  • Am I My Brother's Keeper?

    Contributed by Tom Lovorn on Nov 10, 2000
    based on 164 ratings

    We still ask the third question in the Bible, "Am I my brother's keeper?" to excuse our responsibility for our fellowman.

    Am I My Brother's Keeper? Genesis 4:9; 1 John 3:11-24 Introduction This past week I installed a new ISP on my computer. I had to set up the DNS and the TCP/IP. Then I had to configure the SMTP and the POP. If you don't know what I'm talking about, maybe you'd better read the FAQ. By the way, more

  • Love For The Brethren

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 17 ratings

    1. Love for the Brethren Proves Our Relationship With God (:14-15) a.

    1. Love for the Brethren Proves Our Relationship With God (:14-15) a. Loving Indicates Life (:14a) b. Hating Indicates Death (:14b-15) 2. Love for the Brethren Will Be Like Christ's Love for us (:16-18) a. Our Pattern in Loving -- Christ's love for us (:16) b. Our Obligation to Love -- Concrete more

  • The Test Of Abiding In Faith

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 8 ratings


    THE TEST OF ABIDING IS FAITH IN JESUS CHRIST AND LOVE FOR THE BRETHREN BY THE INDWELLING HOLY SPIRIT (3:23 - 5:12) A. Theme of Section III (3:23-24) 1. The Relationship Between the Test of Sonship and the Test of Abiding 2. Explanation of the Concept of Abiding -- cf. John 15 3. Faith in Jesus more

  • What's Love God To Do With It?

    Contributed by Henry Lee on Mar 12, 2002
    based on 34 ratings


    PROPOSITION: Love is at the core of being a true disciple. INTRODUCTION How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee to the level of everyday’s Most more

  • God's Love Story

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 17, 2002
    based on 37 ratings

    Discover how true love wins over conflict in God’s love story.

    Last Thursday, I watched about 10 minutes of a Winnie the Pooh St. Valentine’s Day special. I began to think about how each one of us learned what love is. From childhood to adulthood we unintentionally allow our parents, our teachers, our classmates, our dating experience and the media to more

  • To Pray Well, Obey Well

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Jan 12, 2002
    based on 38 ratings

    If we do not merit God’s blessings, then how is it that those who are obedient are more likely to see their prayers answered?

    This morning, we continue our series of messages on prayer. I’ve chosen this topic to begin the year because of its great importance. Prayer is absolutely foundational to the Christian life. It’s basic to our identity as Christians. Prayer is a necessary practice for anyone who wants to know and more

  • Glorifying God By Fellowship Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 8, 2005
    based on 46 ratings

    Our ultimate goal in life is to glorify God. One way in which we glorify God is by loving other believers. This sermon explores different levels of relationship, three that are inadequate, and one that demonstrates that we belong to God’s family.

    Scripture One November day in 2002, Jim Sulkers, a 53-year-old retired municipal worker from Winnipeg (Manitoba, Canada), climbed into bed, pulled the covers up, and died. Nearly two years later, on August 25, 2004, police who had been called by concerned relatives entered Jim Sulkers’ apartment more