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  • Living To Please God Series

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Mar 13, 2010
    based on 16 ratings
     | 14,306 views

    Message given on Girl Scout Sunday. Living a life that is pleasing to God is the most important thing you can do.

    Living to please God 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 Introduction Good morning. This morning I want to talk for a moment about living a life that pleases God. A life that you are not ashamed for God to see. A life that is a model of Christ ...read more

  • The Quiet Life

    Contributed by Robert Harmon on Jul 31, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,057 views

    As Christians, this may sound counter-productive to ministry! However, Paul lets us know that sometimes it is better to be seen than heard!

    INTRODUCTION Some time ago, I was presented with a challenge! A lady within my home congregation said something about a sermon she had never heard. She said that she had attended church since she was 6 and never, EVER heard a sermon on this scripture! Far be it from me to back down from a ...read more

  • Live The Life God Called Us To Live Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jan 23, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,601 views

    We are called to live in a special way.

    INTRODUCTION • SLIDE #1 • How are we to live out our lives as we await the return of our Lord Jesus? • In have spent the first couple of messages talking about how we are called to reach out to people who do not know Jesus and how we are to then take those people and help them to become ...read more

  • Living To Please God

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 17, 2008
    based on 29 ratings
     | 5,299 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

  • Living A Life Successful For God Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,924 views

    Last week with looked at what it would take to live a life pleasing to or towards God. What we discovered was that this life was accomplished through sanctification and pursuing God’s desires. The foundation for accomplishing this was to value our worth

    LIVING A LIFE SUCCESSFUL FOR GOD 1 Thess 4:9-12 INTRODUCTION: Last week with looked at what it would take to live a life pleasing to or towards God. What we discovered was that this life was accomplished through sanctification and pursuing God’s desires. The foundation for accomplishing this ...read more

  • Inside Outside Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 4, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,853 views

    What impresses Christians is not necessary what impresses lost people; but both groups are impressed by genuineness.

    Inside Outside (I Thessalonians 4:9-12) 1. Sometimes it is difficult to impress people. 2. During a visit to the mental asylum, a visitor asked the Director what the criterion was which defined whether or not a patient should be institutionalized. "Well," said the Director, "we fill up a ...read more

  • Pleasing God

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 31, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,748 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 30, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,638 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

  • How To Please Your Father Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,957 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 22, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,764 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

  • Final Instructions - How To Be A Gospel Church Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Nov 8, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,252 views

    How to be a gospel church; how to live lives that are appropriate for people who are waiting for Christ to return to take us to be with him forever.

    We’re going to be thinking today about how to be a gospel church; how to live lives that are appropriate for people who are waiting for Christ to return to take us to be with him forever. Last week you were reminded that even if we don’t know exactly when Jesus will return, he is coming and that ...read more

  • Thoughts About Labor Day

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Sep 7, 2005
    based on 94 ratings
     | 16,787 views

    Christian values effect the way employers and employees interact.

    Thoughts About Labor Day I Thess. 4:11 & II Thess. 3:10-12 INTRO: I think Labor Day is a kind of strange holiday. While we call it "Labor Day," we try to do as little labor as possible and most working people have the day off. I don’t recall anyone wishing me a "happy labor day" or sending me a ...read more

  • Entire Sanctification

    Contributed by George Crumbly on Aug 10, 2005
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,093 views

    God expects His people to be Holy

    “ENTIRE SANCTIFICATION” (I Thessalonians 4: 1-10) Sheridan Church of the Nazarene: Sunday Morning, November 11, 2001 George E. Crumbly TURN TO I THESSALONIANS 4 The meat of the Holiness message is Sanctification. We believe in the doctrine of Entire Sanctification. ...read more

  • Value Industry Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jul 14, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,245 views

    Christian parents need to model and teach a good work ethic.

    The apostle Paul gives us a powerful word here about the value of industry. He says that the people of God should be known as an industrious people. Apparently, some of the folks at Thessalonica did not heed Paul’s instructions given here, because in 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13, Paul wrote again about ...read more

  • Live To Please God - Look To Your Redemption Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 23, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,339 views

    We make two mistakes when looking for Jesus’ return - tune out or fall into despair. Learn how to occupy and the first of three studies on the Rapture of the church.

    People have tried to figure out when Jesus would return for a long time - in fact, the first disciples believed He would return before they died. In A.D. 204 a Roman Christian named Hippolytus records that a bishop was convinced that the Lord was going to return immediately. He urged his ...read more