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  • Let The Spirit Enhance Your Self-Control Capacities

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 20, 2004
    based on 34 ratings

    The Holy Spirit gives us a special grace of self-discipline that comes with being completely controlled by the Spirit of God. Ask the Lord to help you overcome your natural tendency to shy away from what God wants you to think, do and become.

    Let the Spirit Enhance Your Self-Control Capacities 1 Thessalonians 5:6-18 Illustration: SPIRITUAL POWER In a seminary missions class, Herbert Jackson told how, as a new missionary, he was assigned a car that would not start without a push. After pondering his problem, he devised a plan. He more

  • Canadian Thanksgiving 2001

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Oct 4, 2001
    based on 174 ratings

    Knowing we belong to Christ, makes the difference in our thanksgiving holiday.

    Canadian Thanksgiving 2001 “Always be joyful. Keep on praying. No matter what happens, always be thankful, for this is God’s will for you who belong to Christ Jesus.” 1Thess.5:16-18 (NLT) Comedian Billy Crystal plays the part of a bored baby boomer in a movie, who sells radio advertising time. more

  • Drive Happy With The Spirit

    Contributed by Edward Frey on Jan 27, 2003
    based on 48 ratings

    Only the Spirit’s continual work through the means of grace can dare keep us in faith and hope.

    Sermon Text: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 February 2, 2003 – The Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany DRIVE HAPPY WITH THE SPIRIT A rental car company has as recent sales pitch: Don’t Worry, Drive Happy. The slogan implies if you rent from this company, you’ll have no worries, and your business trip or more

  • The Attitude Of Gratitude

    Contributed by Nate Barbour on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 36 ratings

    A Thanksgiving sermon on the appropriate attitude for everyday life.

    The Attitude of Gratitude Be Thankful Always! 11/27/02 I. Introduction Everybody knows what day is tomorrow- Thanksgiving Day. The day when everybody’s out of school. The day when you go to grandma’s or aunt may’s house, spend time with family and grub down on some turkey. The day when you toss more

  • Developing A Prayer-Directed Spirit

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 8, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    Preparing our hearts through prayer for combat with evil

    As we gather this morning we do so at a unique time in our lives.. a time in which our nation is preparing for war… perhaps a war that will unfold in a more drawn out manner… but still with a call to ‘readiness’ that is fitting of war. The National Guard has been called up. Reserves… possible more

  • In The Middle Of J-O-Y Is A Never-Ending Circle

    Contributed by Eric Vertein on Dec 11, 2005
    based on 18 ratings

    God shows us how to maintain JOY, even when there are many things attacking that joy.

    I Thessalonians 5:16-24 3rd Sunday in Advent December 11, 2005 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 Be joyful always; 17 pray continually; 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 19 Do not put out the Spirit’s fire; 20 do not treat prophecies with contempt. 21 Test more

  • Sound And Blameless

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Dec 8, 2005
    based on 4 ratings

    How should Christians live in preparation for the coming of the Christ?

    Sound and Blameless – 1 Thessalonians 5: 16 - 28 Intro: It has been particularly difficult getting ready for the Christmas holidays this year. Usually, I have the Christmas trees up by the week after Thanksgiving. That didn’t work this year because we were having new carpet installed. --- So more

  • What's So Great About Gratefulness?

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Nov 30, 2005
    based on 57 ratings

    When we choose to give thanks to God in all circumstances, we reap the benefits of God’s blessings. The hearer will understand WHY he/she should give thanks to God and be motivated to develop the discipline of grateful living.

    INTRO In “The Hiding Place”, Dutch woman Corrie ten Boom wrote of her family’s experience undergoing the trial of concentration camps under the Third Reich in World War II. Though not Jews themselves, she, her father, and her sister, Betsie, were sent to a series of prison camps for harboring Jews more

  • Keys To Joy-- Thanksgiving 4 Of 4 Series

    Contributed by David Hodgin on Dec 1, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    Living with joy is not easy, but if we pursue joy as God instructs we we can live the joy filled life!

    Bible verses mentioned in today’s message 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 Hebrews 13:15 Jeremiah 2:32 Acts2:1-4 Romans 12:2 Proverbs 14:12 Matthew 5:21-44 Philippians 4:4-7 1Th 5:16 Be joyful always; 1Th 5:17 pray continually; 1Th 5:18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you more

  • Ready To Go! Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 19, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    Are you anxiously waiting at the gate for the Rapture - or sleeping in your seat? Paul gives us some practical advise for how to stay alert and ready to board!

    I like to watch people in airports. These days you have to arrive a week before your scheduled departure to make it through parking, hauling your baggage passed the porters, figuring out the new computer check in system - then see the security line snake around the block, waiting for lattes. At more

  • The Christian's Labor - 4 Of 6 Series

    Contributed by Naveen Balakrishnan on May 31, 2005
    based on 7 ratings

    This is the fourth part (triplet of exhortation) of a six part series on the Christian’s Labor from 1 Thessalonians 5:12-24.

    “THE CHRISTIAN’S LABOR” – 4 OF 6 1 THESSALONIANS 5:16-18 1. The COMING Day of the LORD. (5:1-3) 2. The CHILDREN of the Light. (5:4-8) 3. A COMFORTING Legacy. (5:9-11) 4. The CHRISTIAN’S Labor. (5:12-24) I. FIRST Triplet of Exhortation. (vv. 12-13) II. SECOND Triplet of Exhortation. (v. more

  • Following Jesus With Thankful Hearts Series

    Contributed by Steve Lotze on Jan 29, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Ninth in the following Jesus series

    Following Jesus with Thankful Hearts November 20th, 2005 Various Texts These are my actual notes and sermon handouts and they probably mean more to me than they do to you. If you don’t understand something in my notes – feel free to e-mail me for clarification ( Here’s more

  • Are You A Happy Christian?

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Aug 9, 2005
    based on 34 ratings

    We get upset and walk around focusing on those things that do not go the way we want them to. But is being unhappy what God wants for us?

    All of us want to be happy in our lives, don’t we? That might be one reason a person would go to church; to find happiness. But have you ever really thought what happiness includes? Happiness includes a feeling of peace within your heart. Happiness includes a feeling of calmness when all around more

  • Ungrateful Attitude Or Grateful Aptitude

    Contributed by La Juana Morris on Jun 29, 2005
    based on 25 ratings

    Be Grateful for Everything

    Ungrateful Attitude or Grateful Aptitude 1 Thes. 5:12-17 12 My friends, we ask you to be thoughtful of your leaders who work hard and tell you how to live for the Lord. 13 Show them great respect and love because of their work. Try to get along with each other. 14 My friends, we beg you to warn more

  • Healthy Attitudes For A Spiritual Community Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 22, 2005
    based on 58 ratings

    Expository sermon dealing with attitudes toward one another, circumstances, and the Holy Spirit in the life of the church. Clip from movie "Ice Age" illustrates attutudes toward one another.

    Healthy Attitudes for a Spiritual Community I Thessalonians 5:11-28[1] 11-14-04 Intro If you had only one minute to tell someone how to help their church be healthy and spiritually vibrant, what would you say? What issues would you address? What would you tell them to do—with only one minute more