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  • Be Alert! Series

    Contributed by Charles Cockroft on Mar 17, 2008
    based on 86 ratings

    The Bible teaches us that we are to be alert watching for the return of Jesus

    "Be ALERT!" There are many Christians WAITING for the return of Jesus Christ -- but not that many who are WATCHING for the return of Christ! The Bible doesn’t teach us to wait for His return; we are to WATCH for His return! What then is the difference between WAITING and WATCHING? Would more

  • Discourager Or Encourager

    Contributed by Mark Roper on Nov 28, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    We live in a world where people are finding themselves being put down, rejected and held back in so many ways. We must help them find Jesus so they can discover themselves.

    DISCOURAGER OR ENCOURAGER 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Sunday, July 28, 2002 In the book "Growing Deep in the Christian life", there’s a great story explaining how we face opposition. It tells about a man getting ready to make an around-the-world voyage in his homemade boat. Without exception more

  • The Power Of Encouragement

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Nov 25, 2007
    based on 19 ratings

    There are eight ways the Bible suggests we can encourage one another.

    The Power of Encouragement 1 Thessalonians 5:11 Sermon Objective: There are eight ways the Bible suggests we can encourage one another. Intro: We have all watched infants who were on the verge of taking their first unassisted steps. For several days or weeks they stand alone confidently for more

  • Are We Truly Thankful?

    Contributed by Fred Markes on Nov 12, 2007
    based on 69 ratings

    A simple Thanksgiving message that focuses on two attitudes. The attitude of selfishness and the attitude of Thankfulness. The message closes out with the one thing that Christians should truly be thankful for and that is the Price that Jesus paid.

    “ARE WE TRULY THANKFUL?” 1 Thessalonians 5:18 Rudyard Kipling, author of “The Jungle Book”, at one time was so popular that his writings were getting ten shillings per word. [about $10!] A few college students, however didn’t appreciate Kipling’s writings; they lightheartedly sent him a more

  • Daylight, The Saving Time Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 17, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Those of us who are in Christ have great privileges, like a heads-up knowledge of end time events; nonetheless, with great privilege comes great responsibility.

    Daylight, The Saving Time I Thessalonians 5:5-11 1. Some people have it all wrong. 2. A man flew into Chicago & hired a taxi to take him downtown. As he was riding along they came to a red light & the driver went right on through the red light. The man said, "Hey, the light was red. more

  • Encourage On Another

    Contributed by William Akehurst on Sep 16, 2007
    based on 23 ratings

    We are told to encourage each other, 1 Pet 5 tells us we are not alone in our suffering. Paul gives us guidelines for encouragement 1 Thess 5. When we suffer and can encourage others, it goes a long way.

    Encourage one another Encourage ON another…in the faith We all experience trials in life. But we must know that even during these trials, we must remain constant in our faith. And every now and then, we need to be encouraged. And too, many around us, need our encouragement. Peter tells more

  • A Thief In The Night: The Plot Thickens Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Sep 10, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    Although Christians might disagree as to when the rapture takes place, there are three truths about the coming Day of the Lord that no Bible-believing Christian can deny.

    A Thief in the Night: The Plot Thickens (I Thessalonians 5:1-4) 1. Intro: The dreaded words every English or Math teacher hears are also dreaded by Pastors who teach the whole counsel of God. We don’t want to hear you ask, "What do I need this for?" 2. The Christian life is a life that is more

  • Functioning In The Community Of Faith

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Jul 8, 2007

    how each of us should operate in the body of Christ, how to contribute to our community, some guidelines set forth by Paul in achieving great things for God in the local church

    Intro: since we have been preaching community for weeks, I had this thought during the city fireworks for the fourth of July celebration, this took a community effort for this night to happen. From the Mayor to councilmen, to chamber of commerce, to the law enforcement, to the community clubs, more

  • Thanks

    Contributed by Billy Kangas on Jun 21, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Just as ancient offerings were said to ascend to the heavens, so also a life lived in praise connects us with God in powerful ways.

    2,186,230 Can anyone guess what that number represents? 2,186,230 any Ideas? 2,186,230 this is the number of people who were in Jail, or Prison in the United States alone in June 2005 (the most recent statistics I could find). Each person incarcerated in our system today is there because the more

  • The Day Of The Lord Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Apr 6, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    7th is series on 1 Thessalonians (7 of 8).

    THE DAY OF THE LORD 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 INTRO: Jesus Christ both unites and divides. Those who have trusted in Him as Saviour are united in Christ. When Jesus returns in the air, we shall be caught up together, never to be separated again. But Christ is also a divider. Those who reject more

  • Band Of Brothers Series

    Contributed by Drew Mills on Mar 16, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    On the Narrow Road of Jesus, we need one another.

    Theme: Narrow Road Series Purpose: We need each other Strike while the iron is hot. Did you ever wonder what that means? The blacksmith heats his iron red-hot in the fiery forge. It requires time to heat the iron up and time for it to cool down once it is plunged into the cooling water. But, in more

  • It's Time To Wake Up Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 16, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    The reality of Christ’s return challenges all believers to a more serious and devoted life.

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO What Happens When A Person Dies Series It’s Time to Wake Up! 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Introduction: It’s time to wake up! I could be talking to Josh Stinnet and Andee Burnett, but I’m not. Most of you may more

  • Stop The Madness Part Ii Series

    Contributed by Christopher Lanham on Nov 28, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    In our passage this morning Paul writes to the Thessalonians and says that about times and dates he did not need to write to them, for they knew very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. Time and dates. The real centerpiece

    Stop the Madness, Part II 1 Thessalonians 5:1-11 Cascades Fellowship CRC, JX MI July 13th, 2003 Last week, I mentioned that “End Times Fever” was nothing new to the Christian church. Listen to this list which gives expression to that very point – (read article on list of end times more

  • Living In The Light Of His Coming

    Contributed by John White on Nov 22, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Jesus is coming again and those who have and cherish this blessed hope should live in the light of His coming.

    LIVING IN THE LIGHT OF HIS COMING I Thess. 5:1-11 "But of the times and the seasons, brethren, ye have no need that I write unto you. For yourselves know perfectly that the day of the Lord so cometh as a thief in the night. For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction more

  • Unleashing The Power Of Encouragement

    Contributed by Daniel Harman on Aug 28, 2006
    based on 79 ratings

    An inspiration to both individuals & congregations to cultivate a CULTURE of ENCOURAGEMENT – enabling it to become part of your DNA, woven into your values & day to day lifestyle. This sermon will encourage you to be generous, lavish, extravagant with

    Title: UNLEASHING THE POWER OF ENCOURAGEMENT Pastor Dan Harman (Victory Church Portsmouth, ENGLAND) Definition: Encouragement = the act of giving hope or support that inspires confidence & a will to keep on keeping on. Aim: to INSPIRE you as individuals & as a congregation to cultivate a more