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  • The Calling To Pastoral Ministry

    Contributed by John Bartol on Nov 12, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    A Pastors advice to his son on the day of his ordination to the Christian ministry. Son, keep close to Christ; keep close to your people; and by the grace of God seek to bring the two together.

    The Call to Pastoral Ministry. Service of Ordination into the Christian ministry Scripture readings: 2nd Corinthians 4:1-10, 16 – 18; 1st Peter 5:1- 4. more

  • Spiritual Warfare, Really?

    Contributed by Greg Carr on Oct 22, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    You may not want to think about it, you may not want to accept it, but the fact remains, if you have determined to follow Jesus with all your heart and live according to His plan that is found in His Word then you have been marked as a target by Satan.

    According to a study done by George Barna and the Barna Group, 40% of Christians in the United States strongly agreed that Satan “is not a living being but is a symbol of evil.” An additional two out of ten Christians (19%) said they “agree somewhat” with that perspective. more

  • Spiritual Protection For The Battlefield

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Feb 17, 2013
    based on 245 ratings

    We are engaged in a spiritual war. A serious battle. For the Christian, faith is not spelled "F-A-I-T-H" it is spelled "R-I-S-K." If something is not a risk, then it really does not require faith.

    For Those not Familiar with an Anglican Service there are 4 Scripture readings before the message is given. Today's Scriptures were Deuteronomy 26:1-11 ; Psalm 91:1,2,9-16 ; Romans 10:8-13 and Luke 4:1-13 One gentleman commented, ... "I wouldn't be tempted ... if temptation .... wasn't ... so more

  • The Pitfalls Of Leadership

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Mar 2, 2013

    There are certain things that a wise and Godly leader must avoid. The devil uses many demonic assignments to discourage and destroy Godly leaders. God has already provided the power of His Word and His Spirit to help leaders overcome their weaknesses

    The Pitfalls of Leadership 1 Peter 5:8 - Be sober, be vigilant; because your adversary the devil walks about like a roaring lion, seeking whom he may devour. There are certain things that a wise and Godly leader must avoid. The devil uses many demonic assignments to discourage and destroy more

  • God’s Victory Plan For Us

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Mar 30, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    1. Serve like our Savior (vs. 1-4 & 12-14). 2. Humble your heart (vs. 5-6). 3. Cast your cares on the Lord (vs. 7). 4. Be determined to resist the devil (vs. 8-9). 5. Count on God to complete what He started (vs. 10-11).

    God’s Victory Plan for Us 1 Peter 5:1-14 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Feb. 24, 2013 *Remember when the Saints were winning a few years ago? -- Of course we do. Everybody loves a winner! And Christians: we are winners for all eternity! Jesus Christ won the victory for more

  • Overcoming The Enemy

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Apr 18, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    Overcoming the enemy once does not mean he will stop his harassment of us. This is what he is, and what he does. So our posture toward him, both defensively and offensively, needs to become habitual and reflexive. We need to overcome our ignorance of the

    Opening illustration: One morning, I watched a rabbit nibble grass in my backyard. He was on the small side, with brown flecked fur and a cotton-puff tail. Suddenly, a hawk sliced through the air as fast and precise as lightning. With talons outstretched, he snatched for his prey. But the rabbit more

  • In The Meantime

    Contributed by Dr. Bruce Northam on Jul 11, 2020
    based on 1 rating

    In the meantime means, until something expected happens.That is exactly what Peter is discussing in this text.

    In the meantime…In the meantime means, until something expected happens, or while something else is happening: “Your computer won't arrive until Thursday. In the meantime, you can use the one at the volunteer desk” or “Meanwhile back at the ranch…”. Meanwhile and meantime can both be nouns or more

  • Defusing The Bomb Of Conflict

    Contributed by Tim Hinrichs on Nov 29, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    The key to defusing the dangerous and destructive bomb of conflict is humbling ourselves before God and our neighbor. This will result in blessing for ourselves and is the one thing that can change our neighbor.

    The setting is modern day Iraq. A soldier specially trained is cautiously approaching a large torpedo shaped bomb capable of destroying the lives of anyone within half a block. He has good intentions of defusing it and bringing peace instead of destruction. The bomb is a real threat – it is more

  • Who Attacked The Church?

    Contributed by Kelly Benton on Jan 24, 2012
    based on 34 ratings

    To understand where the real attacks are coming from and how to combat them.

    I am not sure how many of you noticed all the damage to our church this morning as you were walking in. We have been attacked. Any one hear of this? I am truly surprised that none of you knew about this. It was in all the papers and on the news. For those of you that hadn’t read the paper, more

  • Spiritual Warfare - It Is Our Battle

    Contributed by Robert Sickler on Feb 16, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Satan knows that the time he has left is short and he is determined to destroy as many human lives as he can. But, we must not fear Satan; we must stand and face his attacks by relying on the power of God.

    SPIRITUAL WARFARE ILLUSTRATION Facebook can be an excellent way for family members, especially extended family members, to maintain a daily communication link. People with a warm sharing personality can find a great deal of support and comfort in having a family member, or a friend, who has a more

  • Strategy For Defeating Satan’s Attacks

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Feb 4, 2015
    based on 6 ratings

    When your faith is the strongest, you come up under the greatest attack, because the enemy is trying to destroy your destiny. Let us be in a state of readiness; in a stance of resistance toward the devil and ready to give our statement of resolution.

    Opening illustration: The ancient sport of falconry used trained hawks or falcons in the pursuit of wild game. When the "educated predator" was allowed to fly, however, it often rose too high for human eyes to see it. So a hunter often carried a small caged bird called a shrike. By watching the more

  • The Prowling Lion

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Jan 28, 2015

    Satan tries to destroy us, but God prevails.

    The Prowling Lion January 25, 2015, Morning Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: Satan tries to destroy us, but God prevails. Focus Passage: 1 Peter 5:8-10 Supplemental Passage: Submit therefore to God. Resist the devil and he will flee from you. (James more

  • Wake-Up Call

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Aug 1, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    Every believer has three enemies - the world system, the flesh, and the Devil. If we don't wake-up, heed and act on Biblical warnings, we will not only be spent but also taken down. God's truth is the best protection against Satan's lies.

    Opening illustration: As we moved to our new home in the Middle-East after the government transferred Maureena and me to a previous location in the mountains, we never expected the place to be hiding scorpions which would show up regularly in our bathrooms and poisonous snakes that would appear in more

  • What’s Up God! Part 2 Give Blame, Where Blame Belongs Series

    Contributed by Tom Feola on Aug 25, 2013

    Many times we go through life and stuff happens and we wonder, what's going on. In this series will see how it's not God that brings the problems but the enemy and how God gets us through it.

    WHAT’S UP GOD! Part 2 Give blame, where blame belongs Galatians 6:7-9 (NKJV) Do not be deceived, God is not mocked; for whatever a man sows, that he will also reap. 8 For he who sows to his flesh will of the flesh reap corruption, but he who sows to the Spirit will of the Spirit reap more

  • Grace Applied

    Contributed by Selwyn Robins on Jun 10, 2013

    Having Grace Applied to all areas of our life. In turn, applying Grace to those in our lives.

    Grace Applied(Prov 3:34 / I Peter 5:5, 6-11) Prov 3:34..."Surely he scorneth the scorners: but he giveth grace unto the lowly."I Peter 5:5-6..."Likewise, ye younger, submit yourselves unto the elder. Yea, all of you be subject one to another, and be clothed with humility: for God resisteth the more