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  • Casting Aside Unrealistic Expectations Series

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Sep 29, 2001
    based on 31 ratings
     | 11,293 views

    You will be able to cast aside unrealistic expectations when you: 1. Discover God’s will for your life. 2. Learn to be grateful for the way God has made you. 3. Be yourself.

    Skip Hollandsworth, writing in the December 1998 issue of Texas Monthly talks about his interview with Troy Aikman, quarterback of the NFL’s Dallas Cowboys. In the article entitled “The Real Troy Aikman” he says: “Aikman is an elusive hero, difficult to understand, clearly driven by something ...read more

  • A Silent Testimony

    Contributed by Charles Banks on May 21, 2003
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,783 views

    Examines the awesome power that is portrayed through a testimony that is so anointed it does not need to be spoken to minister to others but merely seen!

    “A Silent Testimony!!!” I Samuel 17:50-57 Ordain (Merriam-Webster’s) Etymology: Middle English ordeinen, from Old French ordener, from Late Latin ordinare, from Latin, to put in order, appoint, from ordin-, ordo order Date: 14th century transitive senses 1 : to invest officially (as by the laying ...read more

  • Fight For The Elders

    Contributed by Timothy Brewington Ii on Sep 9, 2003
     | 301 views

    In this scripture we see a wonderful testimony of how God will use any body who is not afraid. God is calling youth who are not afraid to take a stand.

  • Fight For The Elders

    Contributed by Timothy Brewington Ii on Sep 9, 2003
     | 293 views

    In this scripture we see a wonderful testimony of how God will use any body who is not afraid. God is calling youth who are not afraid to take a stand.

  • Fight For The Elders

    Contributed by Timothy Brewington Ii on Sep 9, 2003
     | 275 views

    In this scripture we see a wonderful testimony of how God will use any body who is not afraid. God is calling youth who are not afraid to take a stand.

  • Problem Analysis

    Contributed by Michael Raisbeck on Aug 27, 2003
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,108 views

    Life is full of problems to solve; this is an introduction to an approach which may be helpful.

    In previous messages I touched upon a process called KT Decision Analysis. There is also a related process called KT Problem Analysis. This process is used to solve problems in industry and the originators of the approach Charles H. Kepner and Benjamin B. Tregoe recognised that problem solving must ...read more

  • Goliath's Armor Bearer

    Contributed by James May on Oct 13, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 26,397 views

    Goliath’s armor bearer took the brunt of the battle for him. Satan does the same to those who work for him. But God fights for us.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many ...read more

  • Excellence In Integrity, Part 4 Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Oct 13, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
     | 3,112 views

    Psalm 78 is a Historical Psalm that summarizes Israel’s history in a poetic way. The Psalm does have some sad elements in it, but it concludes somewhat abruptly on a positive note with their national hero, King David, from Judah, the founder of the dynast

    INTRODUCTION Opening Statement: Psalm 78 is a Historical Psalm that summarizes Israel’s history in a poetic way. The Psalm does have some sad elements in it, but it concludes somewhat abruptly on a positive note with their national hero, King David, from Judah, the founder of the dynasty that would ...read more

  • Climbing Mountains, Tripping Over Stones Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Jan 23, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,146 views

    We can step out in faith and climb mountains, or we can keep to ourselves and trip over stones.

    Climbing over mountains, tripping over stones 1 Sam 17:1-57 and John 11:1-50 The style of this is actually segmented narrative, telling three stories at the same time and bringing them together at the end. 1st Story: (1 Sam. 17:1) 1SA 17:1 Now the Philistines gathered their forces for war and ...read more

  • Needed: A Few Giant Killers

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Feb 5, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 3,037 views

    This sermon deals with some of the major spiritual problems existing in the church today.

    Needed: A Few Giant Killers Text: 1st Samuel 17:41-53 Introduction- Today in the Christian church I believe we face some giants that are just as real, just as antago- nistic to our cause, just as threatening to our existence as did the nation of Israel in ...read more

  • Five Smooth Stones

    Contributed by Pastor/Author: Terry Sisney on Jul 30, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 15,846 views

    We don’t fight a flesh and blood giant with natural weapons, so what do the five smooth stones of David symbolize for me? How can I use them effectively against my giants?

    1 Sam 17:40 ¶ And he took his staff in his hand, and chose him (five smooth stones) out of the brook, and put them in a shepherd’s bag which he had, even in a scrip; and his sling. Here are what I believe these 5 smooth stones represent in the life of the child of God (CALLED) 1 Cor 1:9 God is ...read more

  • May The Force Be With You Series

    Contributed by Jack Brown on Aug 6, 2002
    based on 33 ratings
     | 17,309 views

    Part two of the "Holding Out for a Hero" series, examining the story of David and Goliath and asking "What are the giants we face and how do find victory instead of defeat?"

    HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO “May the Force Be With You” Wouldn’t it be great to have super powers? Wouldn’t you like to wake up one morning to find you had, in the words of the old Superman TV show… “powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal men?” To be faster than a speeding bullet… More ...read more

  • Going Going Gone For God

    Contributed by Jason Love on Dec 2, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,406 views

    We need to always consider where we are going and what we are doing when it comes to our spiritual life.

    I. Introduction To understand how we relate to this scripture we must first understand who David is. A. David is seen as a son(son of Jesse) B. David is seen as a servant(servant of Jesse) C. David receives instruction from his Father II.David was Going A. David left early in the ...read more

  • Grab Some Rocks!

    Contributed by Robbie Parsons on Mar 1, 2003
    based on 58 ratings
     | 3,048 views

    A teaser or introduction for the "This Means War!" series. We have to beware, be ready, and be strong so we can be like David and GRAB SOME ROCKS, even when the deck seems stacked against you.

    I. BEWARE - Realize that there will be giants v.4-10 GOLIATH-CHAMPION OF THE PHILISTINES: “Height was 6 cubits and a span…” Probably 9’ 9” tall, if 1 cubit=18” and 1 span=1/2 cubit “He was armed with a coat of mail; and the weight of the coat was five thousand shekels of ...read more

  • Facing Giants

    Contributed by Nathan Robertson, Jr. on Nov 5, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 17,578 views

    Like David, there is times in our lives that we have to face giants. We can learn from David how we can be victorious.

    The story of David and Goliath is one of the most familiar stories of the Bible. Sports broadcasters and announcers like to use this story to explain Great teams vs. Not So Great Teams. When the odds are heavy on one side of the competition. Remember when the New Jersey Nets faced the ...read more