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  • Is Your Life Holy?

    Contributed by Tommy Ellis on May 9, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    Sermon describes basic Christian disciplines, and how they should be done.

    IS YOUR LIFE HOLY? Have you ever met someone who made you say, “The only thing holy about him is his socks!” Were you looking in the mirror at the time? It is so easy to see the faults in others. Yet, the saying of our school teachers still rings true: Whenever you point the finger at others more

  • Walking Confidently In Uncertain Times Series

    Contributed by Ralph Juthman on Aug 9, 2002
    based on 71 ratings

    How can I live a Holy Lifestyle in a pagan world?

    TITLE: Walking Confidently TEXT: 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 THEME: Holiness P.S. How can I be a Holy Christian if I am in the world? The Apostle Paul writes here reminding us that the answer is not in hiding form the worldly pressures. The answer is found in verse 3,For this is the will of God, your more

  • Sexual Purity: The Result Of A Commitment To Holiness

    Contributed by Todd Riley on Aug 12, 2002
    based on 178 ratings

    Holiness and its practicality

    Islington Baptist Church August 11, 2002 I Thessalonians 4:1-8 Scripture reading: Leviticus 18 Sexual purity: the result of a commitment to holiness In Leviticus 11:44a God says to the Israelites “I am the LORD your God; consecrate yourselves and be holy, because I am holy.” In I more

  • Real Love Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Jan 24, 2001
    based on 65 ratings

    How the Bible’s description of love debunks three popular myths about love.

    (Note: This sermon was introduced with the Susan Ashton song "Call of the Wild"). The song says, "The freedom he loved, he was now a prisoner of, because he answered the call of the wild." We see examples of that reality all around us, as we live in a culture that urges us to answer that call. In more

  • Are You A Bar Hopper?

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on May 11, 2001
    based on 57 ratings

    Some Christians would do well in the bar scene as they already have some of the habits.

    Are You A Bar Hopper? I know this is a rather unusual title for a sermon. I do see a similarity between bar hoppers and some Christians. I am not referring to consumption of alcohol, though some might imbibe, but rather in their choices of establishments and other desires. In more

  • The Master's Table

    Contributed by Kenneth Bailey on Jun 14, 2001
    based on 85 ratings

    Sermon for the Second Sunday in Lent 1928 Prayer Book. Seeks to understand our relationship to god through Christ as we come to His Table.

    The Master’s Table How many of us have ever had a dog? Most of us probably have had at least one in our lifetime. Dogs love to do three things. They love to play. They love to sleep. They love to eat. Most sacred of all to a dog, though, is the “holy” food that comes directly from his more

  • When Gabriel's Trumpet Sounds

    Contributed by Rick Kallstrom on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 81 ratings

    The signs of the times are everywhere, and the day and the time is drawing close when up in Heaven God will say “it is time,” and Gabriel’s trumpet will sound announcing that the Lord Jesus Christ is coming to earth again.

    God is so good. God is sooooo good! Although we have failed God so many times, He has never failed us. When things in our lives have got the hardest, that’s when God has been the strongest. When we have been too weak to walk alone, God has carried us. He is the Creator and the sustainer of all more

  • Christ Our Sanctifier Series

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Dec 27, 2002
    based on 64 ratings

    Part 2 of 4 Advent sermons focusing on the Four-fold Gospel (C&MA distinctives)

    Christ Our Sanctifier (4FG-2) I. Why Do I Need a Sanctifier? A. What is sanctification? B. What is the relationship between salvation and sanctification? C. How important is sanctification? II. What Is God’s Plan to Meet My Need? A. A perfect man B. A perfect sacrifice III. How Do I Receive Christ more

  • Who's Job Is It Anyway Series

    Contributed by Paul Durbin on Feb 15, 2003
    based on 34 ratings

    We cooperate with God in the process of our personal sanctification

    Whose Job is it Anyway? I. Psychologists say one of the primary causes of conflict in households involves dispute over what’s generally called division of labor. A. diapers. You’ve been there . . . 1. We’ve been dealing with now for more

  • Taking Out The Trash

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Feb 13, 2003
    based on 156 ratings

    A message on living a pure Christian life.

    TAKING OUT THE TRASH 1 Thessalonians 4:7 INTRO: Ken’s mother was preparing a salad for the evening meal when Ken asked permission to go with a few friends to a R-rated movie. Ken knew the family rule was not to attend any movies rated stronger than PG, but he thought, Just this once, my parents more

  • How Do I Know That I Am Sactified?

    Contributed by Darin Gary on Apr 24, 2003
    based on 67 ratings

    Entire Sanctification & its attributes.

    "How Do I Know that I am Sanctified?" (1 Thess. 5:23-24 & 1 Thess. 4:7) Did you know that the author of Amazing Grace (John Newton), prior to his conversion, years as a pastor and theologian had sunk very low in his life. Early on in his life, Mr. Newton stole away on a ship, where he was found more

  • Risky Business

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Apr 17, 2001
    based on 67 ratings


    “RISKY BUSINESS” I THESSALONIANS 4: 1-12 SEPTEMBER 24, 2000 INTRODUCTION: TRANSITION: Today, our text deals with the reality of Sanctification in this Life. Our text bears out that “It is God’s will that you should be sanctified.” The Goal is to please God and in so doing, the Apostle Paul more

  • Strive For Excellence In Pleasing God

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 17, 2000
    based on 70 ratings


    GROWING DISCIPLES MUST STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE IN PLEASING GOD A. Our Present Level of Obedience Should Be the Foundation For Striving For Excellence in Pleasing God (:1-2) (rather than the excuse for settling for mediocrity or the mountaintop for sliding to the valley) 1. Growing Disciples Need more

  • We're Out Of Here Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Apr 9, 2002
    based on 65 ratings

    This is the 3rd sermon in the series "The End". This sermon is about the rapture.

    Sunday Evening, April 14, 2002 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: “The End” [#3] WE’RE OUT OF HERE! 1 Thessalonians 4:1-18 Introduction: 1. We have come to an exciting part of our study as Christians. Imagine with me for a moment: Airplanes falling from the sky without pilots, more

  • Could It Be I'm Falling In Love

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 24, 2001
    based on 70 ratings

    This sermon deals with Christian marriage.

    Could It Be I’m Falling In Love 6/27/99 Proverbs 4:18-27 Colossians 3:1-4 Text Thessalonians 4:1-8 How many of us remember the days when we use to have crushes on someone as a junior or senior higher. As young as age 12, I can remember being on my knees praying that God would let me more