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  • Following Jesus With Thankful Hearts Series

    Contributed by Steve Lotze on Jan 30, 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 (stevenmary7@hotmail.com). ...read more

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

    Contributed by Eric Vertein on Dec 12, 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 ...read more

  • Sound And Blameless

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Dec 9, 2005
    based on 3 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. --- ...read more

  • Keys To Joy-- Thanksgiving 4 Of 4 Series

    Contributed by David Hodgin on Dec 2, 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 ...read more

  • What's So Great About Gratefulness?

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Dec 1, 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 ...read more

  • Commitment To Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 15, 2005
    based on 1,064 ratings

    We have it so good. We enjoy it so much. We express it so little.

    INTRO.- ILL.- One man wrote, “The day before Christmas became a thanksgiving day for my family. The station wagon was packed with kids and travel stuff for the 400-mile trip to Grandma’s. As is our custom, before leaving we asked God to protect us on the road. He did, but in an unusual way. ...read more

  • Healthy Attitudes For A Spiritual Community Series

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Sep 23, 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 ...read more

  • Sanctify Us Lord

    Contributed by Ron Hicks on Sep 22, 2005
    based on 27 ratings

    Has anyone seen Jesus in you lately? No one has said anything? Hm! Something is wrong.

    SANCTIFY US LORD I want to briefly define Christ like character. 1 Thess 5:11-27 11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do. 12 And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labour among you, and are over you in the Lord, and ...read more

  • An Unbeatable Combination

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Aug 15, 2005
    based on 95 ratings

    There is a dynamic duo in the spirit realm that sends shockwaves through the devils ranks, it has been proven to knock down walls, open prison doors, and set captives free, Put them to work in your life.

  • Are You A Happy Christian?

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Aug 10, 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?

  • The Christian's Labor - 4 Of 6 Series

    Contributed by Naveen Balakrishnan on Jun 1, 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 ...read more

  • Why Bother?

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 23, 2005
    based on 37 ratings

    This sermon is not a "how to" sermon but a "need to" emphasis on prayer.

    “Why Bother?” 1 Thessalonians 5:12-20 V. 17 “Pray continually” Is prayer effective as a painkiller? Anita Manning, USA TODAY provides the following information how "Americans have found a no-cost painkiller they say is as effective as prescription drugs: prayer. "More than half of those who ...read more

  • Ready To Go! Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 20, 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 ...read more

  • The Power Of Praise

    Contributed by Ken Harris on May 1, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    To motivate the hearers to RECEIVE their powerful deliverance through PRAISE by accepting and TRUSTING GOD (without UNDERSTANDING HIM).

    by U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris CP Walker, Taegu South Korea BIG IDEA: A believers’ ATTITUDE of PRAISE AND SITUATIONAL ACCEPTANCE leads to IMMEDIATE DELIVERANCE because it COMMUNICATES to God that HE IS TRUSTED without being UNDERSTOOD. REFERENCES: In everything give thanks: for ...read more

  • Condition For Rejoicing And Giving Thanks

    Contributed by Barnabas Park on Apr 29, 2005
    based on 16 ratings

    Why and how can and should we rejoice and give thanks in whatever circumstances.

    Why and how de we rejoice and give thanks? As I share the word of God with you, I pray that you and I may experience ¡°being Spirit- filled.¡± Actually I am very confident that we would experience that as we pay all our attention to the word of God which I am going to share. The bible says,¡± ...read more