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  • Practicing The Blessed Hope

    Contributed by Larry Kettle on Dec 14, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    This is a sermon that is meant to make the listener think about their biblical responsibility to actively look for Christ to come.

    “Practicing the Blessed Hope” 1 Thessalonians 4 Introduction A. What is the value of hope? 1. Hope cannot be imprisoned by maximum security. 2. Hope cannot be invalidated by propaganda. 3. Hope is only invigorated by persecution. 4. The value of hope has been measured in the eyes of martyrs, more

  • A Life Worth Living Is A Life Worth Working At. Series

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 10, 2007

    If the world, can’t see God’s demonstrated in our daily life, Through our behavior, then God hasn’t been seen.

    We are quickly coming to the end of the first of Paul’s Letters to the Thessalonians. • But there is still one message that He wants to make clear. • That message is to make sure that these new converts live a life that pleases God. • So Paul is giving them some final instructions. • Paul is more

  • Living The Life Of A Believer Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Nov 5, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    For the believer, life is not obtaining the good life, BUT about living the life God ordained for us.

    LIVING THE LIFE OF A BELIEVER 1 THESS 4:1-8 INTRODUCTION: I am sure that we have all heard about the good life. Living the good life, or having the good life, or getting the good life. Problem with the good life is that good does not necessarily mean the same thing to everyone. For one the more

  • Sexuality And Holiness Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Aug 13, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Christian sexual ethics are oriented toward the long-term and contrary to society’s values and contrary to our fallen human natures.

    Sexuality and Holiness (I Thessalonians 4:1-8) 1. The Slavic peoples today populate several nations: the Czech Repulic, Slovakia, Poland, Belarus, Russia, Ukrania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia. 2. During Medieval times, the Slavic peoples were ready more

  • Pleasing God

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 31, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    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. more

  • Eulogy Edna White

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on May 30, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    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. more

  • Avoiding The Mistake Of Sexual Immorality Series

    Contributed by David Owens on May 8, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    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 more

  • How To Please Your Father Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 24 ratings

    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 more

  • The Church At Thessalonica Series

    Contributed by Doug Henry on Dec 30, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    Lessons we can learn from those at the Thessalonian Church.

    Warnings, Exaltations & Instructions: The Church at Thessalonica 1 Thessalonians 4:1-8 A few years ago, I had the privilege of going to a Penguin’s game at the Mellon Arena with a few of my friends. As we waited for the game to begin, we decided to go to our favorite food stand to get the more

  • The Call To Holiness

    Contributed by Michael Martin on Dec 24, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness

    (1 Th. 4:1-7) "For God hath not called us unto uncleanness, but unto holiness." A survey was conducted in Jan. 2006, that began with this question: Are You Holy? The survey, conducted by the Barna Research Group. A very prestigious and well known research group. The survey found more

  • Let's Talk About #3 - Sex And Dating! Series

    Contributed by on Oct 20, 2006
    based on 13 ratings

    Is sex a good thing or a bad thing? And… how far is too far in a dating relationship? We are living in a sex-crazed society. However – what does the Bible have to say about sex?

    LET’S TALK ABOUT #3: SEX AND DATING INTRO TO TOPIC: Tonight… we’re going to talk about... sex! LET’S TALK ABOUT QUESTION: Is sex a good thing or a bad thing? And… how far is too far in a dating relationship? We are living in a sex-crazed society. However – what does the Bible have more

  • A Call To Grow!

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jul 13, 2006

    God calls us to grow in our intimate relationship (if we are married), in our brotherly love, and in our attitude to work.

    We have just read from a portion of the Bible which could be seen as impossible for a ‘Priest’ to relate to. After all (you might think to yourself), what would a ‘Priest’ know about the intimate relationship between a man and a woman! After all (you might think to yourself), what would a ‘Priest’ more

  • Responding To Responsibility

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Mar 22, 2006
    based on 36 ratings

    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. more

  • Santos Sexuales Series

    Contributed by Felix Ramirez on Nov 17, 2005
    based on 30 ratings

    El llamado de Dios a mantener la pureza sexual

    SANTOS SEXUALES 1 Tesalonicenses 4:1-8 INTRODUCCIÓN * Hay dos palabras que en cualquier lugar que las menciones lograrás llamar la atención del público: Fuego, Gratis y Sexo. * La sexualidad es uno de los temas siempre relevantes. Todos somos o hemos sido tentados. * Hoy vamos a meditar en more

  • Lust Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Nov 9, 2005
    based on 84 ratings

    The second message in a series on the seven deadly sins.

    Virus – Hidden Infections in the Spiritual Life Lust – 1 Th. 4:1-8 Intro: Video Clip – It’s Just Sex Trans: Last week we started a new series on the (7) deadly sins – Virus. Our goal is to place these deadly sins under the microscope of God’s Word to understand their infectious more