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  • How To Have An Attitude Of Gratitude

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Dec 23, 2001
    based on 34 ratings

    The bible gives clear instruction on how to have an attitude of gratitude.

    How To have An Attitude of Gratitude (Thanksgiving Message) November 18, 2001 FBC Chester, Illinois Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction: 1. Doesn’t it seem like we start looking at Christmas a little sooner every year. A. We walked through the Wal-Mart at the end of last month (October) more

  • I'm Going To Heaven. Ok, Now What?

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 24 ratings

    how we respond in light of Jesus’ Second COming.

    December 15, 2002 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 16 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 everything. Hold on to the good. 22 more

  • Thanksgiving Vs. Thanks-Living

    Contributed by William Barnes on Nov 20, 2002
    based on 367 ratings

    Scripture admonished us to be thankful in all circumstances. This means our thanksgiving is to be continual and not contingent. 3 reasons for "continual thanksgiving"

    “Thanksgiving Vs. Thanks-living (part 2)” Intro: The fact that God expects us to thank Him for His blessings in our lives, is evident in the words of Jesus, to the one lone ex-leper who returned to thank Him. Luke 17:15 “One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud more

  • Come, Let Us Pray

    Contributed by Jim Parisi on Jan 6, 2003
    based on 54 ratings

    A New Year is here. Start it off right. Start it off in prayer.

    Come; Let Us Pray HHM Pastor Jim Parisi 1-05-03 A New Year is here….. Start it off right ...start it off in prayer Direction Harvest House Should not be only know as a place where the Spirit of God Dwells….. But of a Mighty People of Prayer Lifting up our voices to God For His more

  • Rejoice Always

    Contributed by Carla Powell on Jan 7, 2003
    based on 47 ratings

    Sermon highlights joy in the midst of pain, defines the Latin word Gaudete. Reflection on the difference between joy and happiness.

    Grace be to you and peace from the One who was, and is, and is to come. Amen. Today is the third Sunday in Advent, which was historically called Gaudete Sunday, from the Latin word for ‘rejoice’. Gaudete Sunday is the Sunday, if we had a pink candle in our Advent wreath, that we would light the more

  • Living A Focused Life - Part 4 Series

    Contributed by David Derry on Nov 23, 2002
    based on 75 ratings

    Focusing on being thankful - looking at the good instead of the bad - Paul

    Living a focused life – Part 4 Today we will conclude the sermon series “living a focused life”. Over the past three weeks, we have talked about… · Keeping our focus, even when we fall. (Peter) · Staying focused when temptations come our way. (Joseph and David) · Focusing our time on what’s most more

  • Thanksgiving Declaration

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 29 ratings

    The need for giving thanks is vital to Chrisitan growth, but those who have much seem to find it more difficult to be thankful.

    Thanksgiving Declaration Eph 5:19 - 20, 1 Thes 5:16-18, Psa 100:1 - 5, Rom 1:21, Th 5:18 November 18, 2002 I. On Sept 16, 1620 Two ships sailed from Plymouth England, The Speedwell and the Mayflower. The Speedwell had a lot of problems as they started among them were many leaks springing in more

  • Stop The Snooze

    Contributed by Jeremy Farmer on Dec 3, 2002
    based on 25 ratings

    Laziness is the number one cause of church decline in the last decade.

    “Stop Hitting the Snooze” 1 Thessalonians 5 1Now, brothers, about times and dates we do not need to write to you, 2for you know very well that the day of the Lord will come like a thief in the night. 3While people are saying, "Peace and safety," destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor more

  • Advent Iii, Year B

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Dec 4, 2002
    based on 129 ratings

    Paul exhorts us to "rejoice always." True joy and rejoicing is a gift recieved vis-a-vis our relationship with Christ.

    Sermon for Advent III, Yr B Dec 15, 2002 Based on I Thess 5:16 Grace Lutheran Church, Medicine Hat By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson A woman was sitting on her living room couch one day when a black snake slithered past. The woman, who was deathly afraid of snakes, dashed to the bathroom to more

  • Unusual Thankfulness (Revised)

    Contributed by David Fox on Nov 14, 2001
    based on 175 ratings

    Christians are usually like other people, but God wants us to be unusualy thankful.

    Unusual Thankfulness Please turn to 1 Thessalonians 5:18 & Ephesians 5:19-20. While you are turning there allow me to share with you some unusual things you may have to be thankful for. <<ILL>> “I am thankful for… *The taxes I pay because it means I am employed… *The clothes more

  • A Richer, Fuller Life

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 17, 2001
    based on 45 ratings

    A richer, fuller life comes by committing ourselves to Christ in certain ways.

    A RICHER, FULLER LIFE I Thess. 5:16-18 INTRO.- ILL.- A man by the name of George owned an apartment complex and had just completed the exterior brick work on the 2nd floor. He had some bricks left over and was trying to decide the best way to get the load of bricks back down to the ground level more

  • How To Handle Difficult Times

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 14, 2001
    based on 48 ratings

    This is a devotional given to my leadership board for the month of November.

    How to Handle Difficult Times Selected Passages November 13, 2001 Three Ways to handle difficult times I. Be Thankful 16 Be joyful always; 17 pray continually; 18 give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18 A. God has blessed us The more

  • A Proper Perspective On Thanksgiving

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Nov 11, 2001
    based on 2,464 ratings

    This morning I would like to share with you three things we learn about thanksgiving from the Bible.

    "A Proper Perspective On Thanksgiving" Eph 5:19,20; 1 Thess 5:18 The following proclamation was made by Governor Bradford in 1623, 3 years after the Pilgrims settled at Plymouth; To all ye Pilgrims, Inasmuch as the great father has given us this year an abundant harvest of Indian corn, wheat, more

  • What To Do When... Things Go Wrong Series

    Contributed by Brian Moon on Aug 7, 2002
    based on 39 ratings

    Life is an ever changing mix of good times, and bad times, and in the mix we take our eyes off of God. This series will show you how to keep our eyes on God no matter what is going on.

    What to Do When… part 2 “When things go wrong” Story – the summer before my sophomore year we had a really big summer camp planned up in the mountains of Tennessee. We were supposed to have repelling, mountain climbing, mountain bike riding, nature walks, and a lot of other cool things. I had more

  • Saying Thanks

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Feb 25, 2002
    based on 36 ratings

    This sermon focuses on how to say thank you as it focuses on Thanksgiving.

    SAYING THANKS Text: First Thessalonians 5:13-18 To be thankful is an attitude of gratitude. To be thankful means more than just saying "thank you". When we were growing up our parents taught us to be grateful. When someone did something nice, they taught us to say "thank you" so that more