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  • 60. The Holy Spirit - Spiritual Guide Series

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Nov 10, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Although we are God’s children already considered holy and righteous by our inclusion with Christ, God’s intention is to develop His divine nature of love within us.

    IN GOD'S IMAGE 60 - THE HOLY SPIRIT - SPIRITUAL GUIDE This message is part of a series of 90 sermons based on the title, “In God’s Image – God’s Purpose for humanity.” This series of free sermons or the equivalent free book format is designed to take the reader through an amazing process beginning more

  • Perfect Love Drives Out Fear

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Feb 18, 2007
    based on 55 ratings

    What do you mean by “Perfect Love”? Eugene Peterson defines it as “well-formed love.” I. Perfect Love is Supplied by God (v.17) II. Perfect Love is Empowerd by God (v.18a) III. Perfect Love is Assured by God (v.18b)

    PERFECT LOVE DRIVES OUT FEAR 1 John 4:17-18 Once upon a time, Jane was going to get married, and her friend Jemima decided to send them a text message wishing the happy couple well. She thought of the verse that we had in our first reading, “There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives more

  • God's Love And Our Love Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jan 29, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Love is the core of our faith

    1 John 4:7-21 January 28, 2007 God’s Love and Ours John is coming to the end of his letter & it is this point that he brings it all together. You remember that he is arguing with a group who has left the church that we call proto-Gnostics. These people believed that we are saved, not more

  • Unloved? Series

    Contributed by John Harvey on Jan 31, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    No matter how we may feel at times, God loves us always.

    Confessions of a Pastor, Part 3 “Unloved?” “Unloved” video opener The two greatest needs of mankind: to love and be loved. Personal experience with feeling like God doesn’t love me or can’t love me. (Emily reminding me Jesus loves me.) “We know it so well, we’ve embraced it heart and more

  • The Enemy Within: Fear Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 5, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    A look at the things we fear and how the Bible addresses our fears.

    The Enemy Within: Fear. I Jn. 4:18 INTRO.: August 14, 1941, F. D. R. and Winston Churchill signed the Atlantic Charter, by which they stated they wanted to provide the people of the world four basic freedoms. Among them was freedom from fear. Four short years later, the atomic bomb was more

  • How Could A Loving God...?

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Nov 21, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    If you struggle to understand how a loving God can exist with all the suffering and pain of life. This message is for you.

    How Could a Loving God.... “God is Love” 1 John 4:7-10, 16 “God so loved that he gave” 9-10 7 Dear friends, let us continue to love one another, for love comes from God. Anyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 8 But anyone who does not love does not know God ? for God is love. 9 God more

  • Replacing My Religion Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Apr 24, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    Religion which is man-made brings insecurity, but a Relationship with Jesus brings confidence.

    > When I was a young man, I would frequently hear, “I’m gonna lose my religion!” Normally, this was said at a time of stress and frustration. > Gallup took a poll on “Religion” in January of 2007, the results of which seems to me to be a little contradictory in nature. When asked “do you more

  • Pictures Of A Father's Heart. Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Richard Laraviere on Sep 20, 2007

    Love, there is simply nothing like it. The ability of love to motivate and aceept is almost unbelievable.

    A Love that runs Part 2 Love- characteristic of God’s heart A. Love is the greatest force because it flows from the Father God’s heart and into this dark and cold world 1. It was love that sent God into the garden looking for his fallen children. a. God went looking for more

  • The Possibilities Of Community

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Sep 21, 2007

    Friendships are the building blocks of community. God wants us to know and be known, and He’s given us the key to making friends.

    Sermon for Suites by the Lake – September 22, 2007 – The Possibilities of Community [This sermon was for a Retirement Community’s Chapel Service] Thanks to W. Maynard Pittendreigh for some borrowed thoughts and some illustrations for this more

  • Back To The Basics: The Church Series

    Contributed by Brian William on Oct 25, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    Fourth in the "Back to the Basics" series, exploring the foundational beliefs of Christians. This sermon addresses the question, "What do Christians believe about the Body of Christ, the Church?"

    This past week, someone brought to my attention a different kind of church. Travel a half-hour south of Dallas, Texas, and you’ll find the Cowboy Church of Ellis County. Based on the photographs they provide on their website, you’ve got a few choices if you want to lead worship at the Cowboy more

  • The Unlovables

    Contributed by Jason Winters on Dec 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Loving the difficult to love people in your life

    The “UnLoveables” “We love each other as a result of his loving us first” 1 John 4:19 NLT). I. God loves the U . “The LORD did not choose you and lavish his love on you because you were larger or greater than other nations, for you were the smallest more

  • Don't Fear The Dark (Halloween)

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Oct 27, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Our ability to enjoy every day that God has given us is not dependant on how others view that day. We don’t walk in the darkness of fear. We walk in the light of Christ! We have no need to be afraid of the dark.

    Don’t Fear the Dark, I John 4:18 Introduction Our family dog Happy is a big baby! For such a big dog, she is afraid of some of the silliest and smallest things. Recently my wife and I were at the store and our two year son Sebastian saw a toy that he just had to have. It is a plastic more

  • A Love That Runs, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Richard Laraviere on Aug 16, 2008

    Love- characteristic of God’s heart

    A Love that runs Part 2 Love- characteristic of God’s heart A. Love is the greatest force because it flows from the Father God’s heart and into this dark and cold world 1. It was love that sent God into the garden looking for his fallen children. a. God went looking for more

  • The Opening For Fellowship Series

    Contributed by Brien Sims on Jun 17, 2008

    The origin of love, the power of real love, the evidence of real love, the need for real love

    How often are we enticed with the idea of escaping the reality we live in each day? That’s why we have television, video games, radio, and every other form of entertainment. Some of you quilt, make food, work, scrap book, etc. all just to move out of this world with all its troubles. A little more

  • Identifing Traits Of The Believers

    Contributed by Jerry Stepp on Jul 20, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Looking at What John would like for us to Behold in this quick 21 verse for the Saints of God.

    Identifying Traits of the Believers I John 4:1-21 KJV 7/18/08 Beloved: to…. The Saints, the Believers, the Church, the Loved ones is who John is writing to, to those that know Christ as there Saviour. It is important too understand who the writer is writing to, and how to apply the more