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  • The Ideal Discipleship Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 11, 2009
    based on 57 ratings

    Win ’em, wet ’em, & wean ’em. That last step is the big one of discipleship - "Teaching them to observe all things..." Often forsaken, but so important! Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    The Ideal Discipleship I Thessalonians 3 Chapter 2 had a nursing mother, and a teaching father doing spiritual parenting of these new believers. It leads perfectly into this chapter about grounding new believers. v. 2 “to establish more

  • Love People, Use Things

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Feb 1, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Thanksgiving Eve sermon 1989: We have a hard time giving up our attachment to things material. We do need to feel, however, that what we use makes a difference for someone -- a way to love them.

    When we read that the city of Washington is going to get everybody out of an infamous homeless shelter by Christmas, because that shelter is no longer fit for human habitation, we have a variety of reactions. Some react at the thought that we still have not come very far at settling the issue of more

  • Destined In Life

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Sep 8, 2008
    based on 40 ratings

    In this text, in a sense, we see the destiny of every Christian. 1- The destiny of spreading the gospel 2- The destiny of encouraging others 3- The destiny of experiencing trials

    INTRO.- What’s your destiny in life? Did you know when you graduated from high school what your destiny was? What you would become? And where you would be now? You may have had an idea you would live in Arkansas, but did you know what you’d do for a living? And if you’d follow the faith in more

  • Fear Not, God's Got Is With Them Series

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Jun 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Fears are common - we all have them - but do we take them to the Lord?

    1. “I’m afraid Daddy”. Those were the words of my daughter not too long ago. Really it happens every now and then. • A noise or a sound startles her so she walks across the house to our bedroom and then startles me. That’s just how it GOES EH? • She’s there staring at me until my eyes open and more

  • Concern For The Persecuted

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 12, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Concern for the persecuted, confirmation of faith and love, committal to the Father and the Son

    A. Intro & Conclusion Shawshank Redemption- the beers • Are we desiring to live an increasingly Christ-like life? • Are we devoting our whole lives to the love of others, and the building-up of younger Christians? • Are we being picked on for being like Jesus, and how are we coping with more

  • The Trials Of Life. Series

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    How to deal with the trials of life.

    So far we have looked at the people and the messengers. • We have seen how they have changed and how Paul and his traveling companions have bonded with the Thessalonians • But we have to keep in mind that has been a while since they have been together • The Thessalonians have been living among more

  • The Emotional Intensity Of Caring Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 2, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    When we really care about those we influence for God, we experience a broad-spectrum of intense feelings.

    The Emotional Intensity of Caring (I Thessalonians 3:1-8) 1. Pastor Marc Axelrod shared this: ? My nephew Justin is a Marine. Right now, he’s going through boot camp. And other than me, he is probably the only Christian in the family. And so Jeanne and I have been praying for him alot. It’s more

  • Am I A Jerk At Work? Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Apr 19, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    The attitudes I must have in order for others to enjoy working with me.

    AM I A JERK AT WORK? Part 2 of 6 of the series "When Relationships Disappoint You, How to Find God’s Peace in the Pain" I originally titled this week’s message "When You Work With a Jerk," but as I continued studying the Scriptures a different perspective presented itself. The Bible more

  • Take A Stand Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    4th is series on 1 Thessalonians (4 of 8).

    TAKE A STAND 1 Thessalonians 3:1-13 INTRO: Before a child can walk, he must learn to stand. Usually the father and mother teach the child to stand and then to walk. Paul was “spiritual parent” to these believers, but he had been forced to leave Thessalonica. How, then, could he help these more

  • The Good News I Didn't Want To Hear Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 26, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    What is Paul saying about troubles in a Christian’s life? Expository sermon. Clip from movie "Men of Honor" illustrates endurance.

    The Good News That I Didn’t Want to Hear 1 Thessalonians 3:1-13[1] 10-24-04 Intro I have entitled the message this morning: The Good News That I Didn’t Want to Hear. I think we all agree that the gospel is good news. It’s good news that I am forgiven of my sin—that I have been born more

  • Why Do We Withhold Life-Giving Words?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jun 20, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    This message focuses on the importance given to encouragement biblically and provides a few ideas for where to do it.

    - Imagine a life or death medical situation and you know the answer and you don’t speak those life-giving words. - every day around us are people needing the life-giving words that we have. . . and too often we withhold them. - talking about words of encouragement. - sometimes we withhold more

  • When The Enemy Seems To Win Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 23, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    How often are we discouraged when things do not go the way we planned? Is it our lack of faith, or a plot from the enemy to stop us from serving God?

    Have you ever had something go completely south on you? Especially in ministry this can be very troubling. I had an experience like that once - when I had pledged my life to a cause and jumped in with both feet - then it seemed like Satan attacked others and removed me from that I could no longer more

  • ¿cómo Esta Tu Fe?

    Contributed by Ramon Rojas on Jun 1, 2004
    based on 83 ratings

    Haz un alto y procede a evaluar como se encuentra tu fe. Evalúa que es lo que al presente esta en control sobre todo cuanto acontece a tu alrededor. Evalúa cuan firme te encuentras ante las pruebas. Evalúa si otros pueden reconocer que tu fe les ha sido d

    Introducción: Haz un alto y procede a evaluar como se encuentra tu fe. Evalúa que es lo que al presente esta en control sobre todo cuanto acontece a tu alrededor. Evalúa cuan firme te encuentras ante las pruebas. Evalúa si otros pueden reconocer que tu fe les ha sido de fortaleza. Evalúa tu actitud more

  • A Concerned Apostle - Message 1 Of 3 Series

    Contributed by Naveen Balakrishnan on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 12 ratings

    This is part 1 of 3 messages concerning the Steadfastness of believers in the light of the Second Coming of Jesus Christ and here Paul shows his concern for the Thessalonians.

    “A Concerned Apostle” 1 Thessalonians 3:1-5 I. A CONCERNED Apostle. (vv. 1-5) 2 Corinthians 2:13; 1 Thessalonians 2:17 1. The PERSON sent. (vv. 1-2a) Timothy Acts 17:14-15; 18:5; Philippians 2:19-20 2. The PURPOSE for which Timothy was sent. (vv. 2b-3a) Romans 16:21 a. To more

  • The Pastor's Heart - Part Three

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Nov 12, 2003
    based on 23 ratings

    A Pastor’s heart is for God’s people to be strengthened in their walk and in the Word.

    THE PASTOR’S POINTS sermon ministry of CEDAR LODGE BAPTIST CHURCH Thomasville, NC -------------------------- October 26, 2003 -------------------------- 1Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone; 2And sent Timotheus, our brother, and minister more