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  • Choosing To Be Thankful

    Contributed by Jody Vansickle on Nov 18, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    Thanksgiving is a choice, so what should be choose to be thankful for?

    CHOOSING TO BE THANKFUL: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 The Apostle Paul is finishing up his first letter to the church at Thessalonica. • This was a congregation of believers who were suffering because of their faith. • But in spite of their suffering, they remained faith to more

  • How Many Did You Say, Was Coming To Dinner?

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Nov 20, 2011
    based on 9 ratings

    If we are Christians and were not thankful, what kind of a message does that send to all those who don’t know the Lord? We should be the happiest people on earth, we have been given so much and been asked to give so little in return.

    How Many Did You Say,  Was Coming For Dinner? This coming Thursday, since 1621, will mark the 390th time, Thanksgiving has been celebrated in this great country. Tables will be spread with all the favorite recipes of families handed down, for generations all over the land, Even though more

  • Thanksgiving Through The Gospel

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Nov 20, 2011

    Thanksgiving always brings memories and allows families to come together; but do we spend our entire lives being thankful, rejoicing always, and praying without ceasing? Paul's encouragement on this is clear, and God's will for your life requires it!

    Thanksgiving through the Gospel 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18 Introduction - Thanksgiving is always a time of thinking back; a time of reflection for many - It brings to some memories of family gatherings, and even some funny reunions - For some though, it can bring sadness b/c of love’s more

  • Thanksliving Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Todd Pope on Nov 21, 2011

    Sermon Series on gratitude becoming a way of life.

    Can you remember a moment of ingratitude upon someone receiving a gift? Perhaps it is a story of your children or of you as a child or teen. Have you ever witnessed an act of ingratitude that was just wrong, it just bugged you? Someone given a gift and their attitude screamed like a spoiled brat? more

  • Thanksliving Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Todd Pope on Nov 21, 2011

    Sermon series about gratitude as a way of life.

    Last week we talked about being GR8ing or GR8ful where I laid out the need for having an attitude of gratitude, the science to back up the fact that gratitude leads to a better life, We looked at some of the Scriptures that command us to be thankful, grateful, such as 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 (NLT) more

  • Thanksliving Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Todd Pope on Nov 21, 2011

    Sermon series on gratitude becoming a way of life.

    Two weeks ago we talked about being GR8ing or GR8ful where I laid out the need for having an attitude of gratitude, the science to back up the fact that gratitude leads to a better life, We looked at some of the Scriptures that command us to be thankful, grateful people. We looked at examples of more

  • Thankfulness

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Nov 23, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    "Thanks" is a word we probably don’t say often enough. And being thankful is an attitude we probably don’t have enough. Unfortunately, when Thanksgiving is over we typically move from being thankful to being materialistic when the Christmas shopping seaso

    THANKFULNESS INTRODUCTION: Rudyard Kipling was one of the few old writers who had opportunity to enjoy his success while he lived. One time a newspaper reporter came up to him and said, "Mr. Kipling, I just read that somebody calculated that the money you make from your writings amounts to over more

  • Alienten A Los Desanimados. Series

    Contributed by Luis Marquez on May 23, 2012

    Uno de los papeles importantes en la familia de Dios es animar a nuestros hermanos o hermanas en Cristo cuando tienen miedo o están deprimidos.

    1 Tes 5:14b: También os rogamos, hermanos, que amonestéis a los ociosos, que alentéis a los de poco ánimo, que sostengáis a los débiles, que seáis pacientes para con todos. Introducción: Shoichi Yokoi fue un soldado japonés que peleó en la II Guerra Mundial; vivió oculto en las selva de la isla more

  • What Does God Want For Christmas?

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Dec 11, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    What Does God Want for Christmas? Genuine Optimism

    All I want for Christmas is…my two front teeth…a laptop…a pet hamster…a power saw…to see my family… How would you finish that sentence? If I gave you ten seconds right now, I’m sure you could come up with a Christmas wish-list that’s half a page long. more

  • The Challenge Of Thankfulness In The Age Of Stuff Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Dec 23, 2011


    The Challenge of Thankfulness in the Age of Stuff. Come Ye Thankful People Come INTRODUCTION We just sang Come, ye thankful people, come, raise the song of harvest home; all is safely gathered in, ere the winter storms begin. God our Maker doth provide for our wants to be supplied; come to more

  • Focus On His Image Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 23, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    We need to focus on His return, do God’s will, keep our hearts blameless and by all means build each other up and not tear each other down.

    Series: Imitators Thesis of series: We live in a society that seldom reflects Jesus. As Christians, we are called to be His reflection, to do His will and to keep our hearts blameless. Sermon: Focus on His Image Thesis of sermon: We need to focus on His return, do God’s will, keep more

  • No Grumps Allowed

    Contributed by Horace Wimpey on Nov 9, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    In 1 thessalonians 5, Paul tells us to be thankful in all situations through being joyful and prayerful.

    No Grumps Allowed 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Intro: Max Lucado gives us this scenario. . You came home cranky because a deadline got moved up. She came home grumpy because the day-care forgot to give your five-year-old her throat medicine. Each of you was wanting a little sympathy from the other, more

  • "The Healthy Christian"

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Aug 9, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    For things a healthy Christian does.

    “The Healthy Christian” August 9, 2012 1 Thessalonians 5:12-24 “Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who work hard among you, who care for you in the Lord and who admonish you. Hold them in the highest regard in love because of their work. Live in peace more

  • Just How Long Has It Been Since You Enjoyed Serving God

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Jul 28, 2012
    based on 6 ratings

    When did you last pray for God to move in the church

    JUST HOW LONG HAS IT BEEN YOU ENJOYED SERVING GOD 1ST Thessalonians 5:14 Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feebleminded, support the weak, be patient toward all men. 5:15 See that none render evil for evil unto any man; more

  • The Stewardship Of Joy

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Sep 17, 2016

    Let's talk about the pleasures of joy and then the stewardship of joy (Material adapted from Robert C. Roberts' book, Spiritual Emotions, chapter 8 Joy, pgs. 114-129)

    HoHum: From Max Lucado- “I have everything I need for joy!” Robert Reed said. His hands are twisted and his feet are useless. He can’t bathe himself. He can’t feed himself. He can’t brush his teeth, comb his hair, or put on his underwear. Strips of Velcro hold his more