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  • Pleasing God

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Dec 31, 2010
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,943 views

    To please God simply means to bring delight and gladness before Him. As children of God, pleasing our Heavenly Father should be our highest priority. Pleasing the Lord is a central teaching and command from the holy scriptures. It is also God’s way of ble

    Intro: To please God simply means to bring delight and gladness before Him. As children of God, pleasing our Heavenly Father should be our highest priority. Pleasing the Lord is a central teaching and command from the holy scriptures. It is also God’s way of blessedness. In our current study, the ...read more

  • Breaking The Spell Of Masturbation

    Contributed by Enarenren Jolly Erhunwmunse on Sep 20, 2010
    based on 38 ratings
     | 13,134 views

    Whenever your emotion is controlled base on what you see or hear it’s an unholy act. Those who fornicate are control by emotion, to make this clear you cannot masturbate successfully without having sexual imagination. This the bible condemned.

    Beloved I thank God for his revelation and insight towards the topic before this day. It is a common practice among both the young and old, married and singles. But the question is that this common practise that cover the society of our generation is it Godly or ungodly. Some medical practitioners ...read more

  • Be Ye Holy! Series

    Contributed by Ken Mckinley on Jan 19, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,646 views

    This sermon discusses how we can live holy before the Lord

    Be Ye Holy Text: 1st Thessalonians 4:1-8 By: Ken McKinley (Read Text) Now if you remember last time we talked about how Paul prayed for the Thessalonians that the Lord would make them increase and abound in love to one another and to all, so that He may establish their hearts blameless in ...read more

  • Take Pleasure In Pleasing God

    Contributed by Christopher Nerreau on Mar 15, 2009
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,815 views

    Seeking personal pleasure is seen as the highest priority of modern culture. In our passage today Paul affirms the opposite to be true: humanity’s chief goal ought to be to take pleasure in pleasing God. The question we are going to address today is ho

    TITLE : TAKE PLEASURE IN PLEASING GOD TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 INTRODUCTION: Background to the Letter: Chapters 1-3 o The oldest letter in the NT (50 AD) o Written to a Church Paul established himself o The Church was heavily persecuted and many were martyred. First by the Jews and ...read more

  • True Love Waits - Youth Abstinence

    Contributed by on Feb 16, 2009
    based on 40 ratings
     | 37,798 views

    True Love Waits is an international campaign designed to challenge students to be sexually abstinent until marriage. This messages talks about the benefits of abstinence.

    TRUE LOVE WAITS (February 2009 – Beausejour Church Youth Rally – Pastor Chris Jordan) WHAT IS TRUE LOVE WAITS? True Love Waits is a campaign designed to challenge students to remain sexually abstinent until marriage. 2.5 – 3 million students have made the True Love Waits Pledge. When I ...read more

  • Living To Please God

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 17, 2008
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,437 views

    The Bible is full of admonition on how to please God in life. We have three different admonitions in this text. 1- Avoid sexual lust 2- Adopt brotherly love 3- Ambitiously work hard

    INTRO.- ILL.- The American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal Mexican village when a small boat with just one fisherman docked. Inside the small boat were several large yellow fin tuna. The American complimented the Mexican on the quality of his fish and asked how long it took to ...read more

  • "Sanctification"

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Nov 11, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 6,700 views

    Shares the process of sanctification

    “Sanctification” November 14, 2008 “Finally, brothers, we instructed you how to live in order to please God, as in fact you are living. Now we ask you and urge you in the Lord Jesus to do this more and more. For you know what instructions we gave you by the authority of the Lord Jesus. It ...read more

  • The Landmine Of Sexual Sins Series

    Contributed by Charles Stanley on Sep 20, 2007
    based on 178 ratings
     | 20,977 views

    The Bible teaches us a basic truth: Sinful activity carries serious consequences. Sexual sin is no exception. No matter what the world may want us to believe, God’s Word is clear that we are to live in purity of mind and body. Sexual sin is a devastating

    Landmines in the Path of the Believer Part 5: The Landmine of Sexual Sins Summary: The Bible teaches us a basic truth: Sinful activity carries serious consequences. Sexual sin is no exception. No matter what the world may want us to believe, God’s Word is clear that we are to live in ...read more

  • Pleasing God

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 31, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,887 views

    This message attempts to identify who man tries to please, God or man.

    PLEASING GOD 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 INTRO: Man is always striving to please someone. The Christian will either please God or he will please man. There are certain things that man must do if he is going to please God. Likewise, there are certain things he must not do in order to please God. ...read more

  • Eulogy Edna White

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on May 28, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,725 views

    This is a eulogy for a believer in Christ who loved her family but was not heavily involved in the life of the church.

    Edna White Rick Gillespie-Mobley Edna White 5 While the powers that be had decided that the World was to go to war in 1914, 63 days after the nations declared war on each other, on October 6th, God had decided to send a gift of hope into the world. ...read more

  • Avoiding The Mistake Of Sexual Immorality Series

    Contributed by David Owens on May 8, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,835 views

    Samson made many mistakes with regard to sexual immorality. Let’s learn from his mistakes, not our own.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of a church secretary who would typically answer the phone saying, “Jesus loves you. Karen speaking. How may I help you?” 1. One day she was distracted when the phone rang, and she answered, “Karen loves you. Jesus speaking. How may I help you?” 2. There ...read more

  • How To Please Your Father Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,066 views

    5th in series on 1 Thessalonians (5 of 8).

    HOW TO PLEASE YOUR FATHER 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 INTRO: Along with jogging, walking has become a popular exercise and outdoor sport. You can see entire families out enjoying a walk together. The Christian life can be compared to a walk. It begins with a step of faith. But that step leads ...read more

  • Responding To Responsibility

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Mar 19, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,792 views

    Encouraging responsibility towards God; Fellow Christians; and the unsaved.

    I Thessalonians 4:1 - 12 I. OUR RESPONSIBILITY TO PLEASE GOD I Thessalonians 4:1dear brothers and sisters, we urge you in the name of the Lord Jesus to live in a way that pleases God, as we have taught you. You are doing this already, and we encourage you to do so more and more. ...read more

  • Holiness And Purity Series

    Contributed by Kerry Bauman on Feb 7, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 7,201 views

    Holiness has everything to do with exercising self-control over our sexual desires.

    Holiness and Purity Text: 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8 Introduction: The Illinois Department of Resources reports that more than 17,000 deer die each year after being struck by motorists on state highways. I’m sure that a number of us have helped some of these beautiful animals commit suicide in the ...read more

  • Training For Reigning

    Contributed by Doug Morrell on Dec 5, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,930 views

    We are never to feign happiness in pain, but if we are growing in Christ-likeness, we should be demonstrating a more eternal, positive perspective (considering it pure joy), because we are realizing that we are training for reigning.

    Depth of character is realized under pressure. Anyone can be a Christian when things go well, but how do you do when a little pressure, a little pain, a little discomfort, criticism or gossip, a sick child, loss of income, are applied? When your fruit is squeezed, what kind of juice comes forth? We ...read more