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  • The Real Thing (Part One)

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Oct 22, 2018

    Coca-Cola had an advertizing campaign where its slogan introduced the beverage as the real thing. It's understood that by describing itself as "the real thing" it implied that its competitors are merely impostors and of a lower quality. The real thing is better.

    THE REAL THING (part one) Coca-Cola had an advertizing campaign where its slogan introduced the beverage as the real thing. It's understood that by describing itself as "the real thing" it implied that its competitors are merely impostors and of a lower quality. So, you have the real thing and more

  • Jesus' Chilling Warning, Part Ii Series

    Contributed by James Wallace on Sep 17, 2018

    How can we explain that some who even prophesy, cast out demons and do miracles in Jesus name will find out on Judgment Day that they have not done the will of God and are headed to hell?

    The Paradoxical Sayings of Jesus Jesus' Chilling Warning, Part II Matthew 7:13-28 As we attended Dallas Seminary in the 1980s, my brother-in-law was attending dental school in Tulsa, Oklahoma, at Oral Roberts University and lived in the student dorms there. So we would often visit them in Tulsa, more

  • Can The Devil Make Us Do Sinful Things?

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jul 22, 2018

    Sometimes people look for excuses for the sinful things they do. The devil often gets the blame. This sermon which includes a true story explores that excuse.

    Can The Devil Make Us Do Sinful Things? 1 John 4:1-4 [1]Beloved, do not believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God; because many false prophets have gone out into the world. [2] By this you know the Spirit of God: Every spirit that confesses that Jesus Christ has come more

  • Stand Firm Against The World Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 1, 2018

    Message 22 from Philippians. The message continues a discussion concerning our need to stand against the evil world system in which we live.

    “Stand Firm Against the World” We in the section of Paul’s letter to the Philippians where he instructs them in some specific actions or behaviors that facilitate joy no matter what. 1. ADOPT THE RIGHT AXIS – A Passion to praise Christ Exalting Christ in everything is a foundation for more

  • Born To Love

    Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Mar 8, 2018
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    When we accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior, we have the capacity to love in the very same way God loves. But so many Christians don't understand what it means to love like God loves.

    John 3:16 is a verse we learn very, very early in life, even before we accept Jesus as our Lord and Savior. My Mom and Dad, and I’m sure your Mom and Dad too, repeated this verse to us as children. “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him more

  • Hearing Heresy? Rebuke It In Jesus Name!

    Contributed by Kelly Durant on Mar 2, 2018

    Many people have been exposed to voices, aliens, angels or demons and these messages have confused their ability to discern what is truth. It is important to discern with scripture these communications.

    Hearing Heresy? Rebuke It In Jesus Name! Kelly Durant 3-4-18 Galatians 1:8 But even if we, or an angel from heaven, preach any other gospel to you than what we have preached to you, let him be accursed. Galatians 1:9 As we have said before, so now I say again, if anyone preaches any other more

  • Watch For False Prophets (Week 4)

    Contributed by Matthew Cox on Jan 17, 2017

    In this sermon we talk about false prophets.

    Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. 1 John 4:1 Sometimes people can fool us just by the way they appear on the outside. So be careful who you listen to concerning the word of God. If you more

  • The Doctrine Of Assurance: "Caught Between Two Worlds" [part Three]

    Contributed by Reverend Cooper Mcwhirter on Sep 29, 2016

    Living between two worlds diametrically opposed to one another

    Sermon Preached at Grace Community Church (EPC) Sun City Grand, Surprise, AZ Sunday, June 14, 2015 by the Reverend Cooper McWhirter The Doctrine of Assurance: “Caught Between Two Worlds” [Part Three] 1 John 4:1-6 On numerous occasions you’ve heard me speak fondly of our more

  • How We Overcome The World Series

    Contributed by Jordan Muck on Sep 9, 2016
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    Sermon Series on 1 John

    Series: 1 John Week: 16 Passage: 1 John 4:1-6 Title: How we Overcome the World Focus: Brotherly Love INTRODUCTION: So far in this epistle, John has given us five answers to questions that all Christians ask: 1. Question: What should be my relationship be with God? • 1 John 1:6 more

  • The World Is Against You Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Aug 30, 2016
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    Sermon adapting Little Red Riding Hood to talk about the power Christians have in overcoming the world which is against us.

    THE WORLD IS AGAINST YOU 1 JOHN 4:1-7 #GreaterIsHe THE STORY… Little Red Riding Hood (p) Once upon a time there was a little girl; we’ll call her Little Red Riding Hood, who was heading to her grandmother’s house to make muffins. Little Red and her grandmother both loved more

  • Fakes Do Not Negate Reality!

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Aug 26, 2016

    Don't toss away diamonds because zircons exist.

    Dear single men, please advise your fiancée that she will not be getting a diamond because there are so many fake stones that look like diamonds that you want no part of that mess and you are sure that such a logical woman as she is that she would not want to participate in such an endeavor. Ha! more

  • "Separating Truth From Error" Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Aug 25, 2016
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    How can I discern whether a preacher isa false prophet or not?

    Christians aren't to accept everything they hear as truth, even if it's from a supposedly Christian source. He draws a contrast by saying that the Spirit of truth is of God; and the spirit of error is of the devil. God's chief desire is to confront mankind with truth in order to set us more

  • The Need For Spiritual Discernment Series

    Contributed by Christopher Benfield on Jun 23, 2016
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    Man is designed to be a spiritual being. He will worship something, even if it's a false god. The truth has been diluted and compromised by many, and we live among many who are confused. There is an urgent need for spiritual discernment in our day.

    The Need for Spiritual Discernment 1 John 4: 1-6 I am sure we’ve all been warned about believing everything we hear. The same caution should be applied for what we see as well. It is foolish to believe everything we are told and much of what we see. Lies and deception were used to tempt more

  • Spirits Among Us Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Jun 4, 2016
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    John provides 1) A Command to test (1 John 4:1a) 2) A Reason to test (1 John 4:1b) and 3) Guidelines on how to test (1 John 4:2-6) the Spirits/False teachers in our midst.

    James Marshall, the first to discover gold in California in 1848, and the “forty-niners” who followed him, used the term eureka, meaning “I have found it”. Other would-be prospectors quickly learned that not everything that appeared to be gold actually was. Riverbeds and more

  • We Have...

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on May 15, 2016

    Life Light and Love – 1 John chapter 4 verses 1 to 17 – sermon by Gordon Curley PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email:

    SERMON OUTLINE: (1). We Have a New Nature (vs 1-8). (2). We Have a Unique Saviour (vs 9-11). (3). We Have the Holy Spirit (vs 12-17). SERMON BODY: Ill: • The old preacher had spent 40 years pastoring in the same church; • And he was highly respected in the community. more