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  • Who Is Chief Of Sinners?

    Contributed by Jeff Hatos on Aug 2, 2018

    Paul identified himself as chief of sinners. Is this a right assessment or does someone else deserve that title?

    1 Timothy 1:12-17 And I thank Christ Jesus our Lord, who hath enabled me, for that He counted me faithful, putting me into the ministry; Who was before a blasphemer, and a persecutor, and injurious: but I obtained mercy, because I did it ignorantly in unbelief. And the grace of our Lord was more

  • The Mission Of Jesus

    Contributed by Daniel Austin on Mar 1, 2010
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    In these statements, Paul gave to Timothy, Titus, and now to us, principles which are true and dependable, truths upon which we can build our faith and our lives in Christ.

    The Mission of Jesus A Trustworthy Statement 09/28/08 AM Text: 1 Timothy 1:15 Introduction This is the final lesson in this series drawn from the letters of Paul that we often refer to as the “Pastoral Epistles”, those letters written to Timothy and Titus. In this lesson, as with the others, more

  • How Could Paul Be The ‘world’s Biggest Sinner’ When He Was So Religious? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Aug 29, 2014

    A look at how the greatest evil is often wears religious clothes and how we can avoid having that happen in our lives.

    A QUESTION: How could Paul be the “world’s biggest sinner” when he was so religious? - 1 Timothy 1:15. - This passage is interesting and sets up an obvious question: if Paul was so religious and so focused on pleasing God, how could he have been the world’s biggest more

  • Five Things God Has Prepared For Us Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Sep 22, 2014

    A look at five things that God has prepared for us.

    - There is a late scene in “Searching for Bobby Fischer” where the protagonist sees far enough ahead on the chess board that he sees he’s going to win. He graciously offers a draw, but the other player thinks he’s in the superior position. (You can find this scene by more

  • Why Am I Surrounded By Problem People And Problem Situations? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Sep 23, 2014

    A look at the call to "fight the good fight."

    FIGHTING: You were made to take ground. - 1 Timothy 1:18b – “fight the good fight.” - It’s a fight. It’s a battle. - You are a warrior, a soldier. - This is a spiritual battle rather than a physical ground, but that doesn’t change the need to take more

  • How Does God Benefit From Saving People By Grace? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Aug 25, 2014

    A look at why God saves by grace and how that should impact what the church looks like.

    - The "reverses the line" story off Preaching Today. “FOR THAT VERY REASON”: Grace “reverses the line.” - 1 Timothy 1:16. - This verse continues with the thought from verse 15 that we discussed last week: that Paul considered himself the worst of sinners. - The more

  • How Can My Life Shine More Glory On God? Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Sep 19, 2014

    A look at why God desires to be glorified as well as how we can do more of that.

    DOES GOD WANT GLORY? Yes, not because He has low self-esteem, but because He wants us living for what matters most. - 1 Timothy 1:17. - John 8:50, 54; John 13:31; John 17:4-5. - There are numerous passages that speak of the importance to God of receiving glory. (See the John more

  • Winning The Spiritual Battle (Part 3) Series

    Contributed by Dan Proctor on Jul 14, 2014

    Here in our text, the Christian life is likened to a battle. Every believer must war a good warfare. How can we do this? The apostle Paul lays out a strategy for us.

    Winning The Spiritual Battle (Part 3) 1 Timothy 1:15-26 Introduction: 1. Many preachers today make a living off of telling people what they want to hear. They tell people that it is God’s will that they be prosperous, healthy, wealthy, and basically have a more

  • No Soldier Left Behind

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Jun 14, 2014
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    As Christian soldiers, are we shooting our own wounded or are we willing to do what it takes to rescue the prisoners of war and see them restored and ready for battle?

    No Soldier Left Behind Genesis 14:13-16 In recent weeks one story has been at the forefront of the news. I am referring to the story of Bowe Bergdahl an American Soldier who has been “held captive” in Afghanistan for 5 years. This story has been filled with controversy. Many are more

  • How What We Know Impacts How God Judges Us Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Feb 20, 2014

    A look at our how our judgment is partially dependent on how much we knew, whether we're a Christian or non-Christian.

    MORE THAN HEARING: How much we’ve heard impacts how much God expects of us. - 1 Timothy 1:13. - Verse 13 brings out an interesting phrase: “because I acted in ignorance and unbelief.” - Paul there acknowledges that part of God’s great mercy to him was prefaced on more

  • I’d Like To Do Something For God, But I Don’t Feel Up To The Task Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on May 13, 2014

    A look at how we've been appointed to service and how Jesus helps us succeed in that.

    “I DON'T FEEL UP TO THE TASK": Jesus has appointed you to service. - 1 Timothy 1:12d. - Matthew 10:42; Mark 10:43-44; John 13:14; 2 Corinthians 5:20; Galatians 6:10; Ephesians 6:7; Philippians 2:7. a. Service for everyone. - Some think that only pastors and deacons are to serve. more

  • Real People . . . Real Stories - Pt. 3 - Own It! Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Sep 8, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    The clock is ticking! Limited time! Limited days! What would you do if you knew that your time was about to be up?Description: It is personal. Sometimes it is guarded and sometimes it is shared. Everyone has one. Real people have real stories! Are you telling yours?

    Own It! I. Introduction When you know the rest of the story it often makes you miss the importance of the beginning of the story. Knowing the end causes you to take for granted the steps it took to get there. Today’s real story is one of those stories. You most likely know the end but you may have more

  • What Mean Ye By This Service?

    Contributed by Jerry Smith on Dec 25, 2018

    One way Christians remember Christ during Christmas time is by way of the Christmas tree. But, what does the Christmas tree mean in your house? Do you know? Do your children know? Today, we will discover how we can answer those questions in reference to a simple Christmas tree.

    “And it shall come to pass, when your children shall say unto you, What mean ye by this service?” (Exodus 12:26). What mean ye by this service? There are many opinions about Christmas: whether Christian should celebrate it or not, if so, how Christians should celebrate Christmas. However, we more

  • The Conscience Of Man - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Jeff Budzinski on Jul 30, 2010

    • This evening I want to take a few weeks and look at the conscience of man. • I want to try to answer and address a few questions. o When you’re tempted to do the wrong thing, do you listen to your conscience or do you just ignore it and keep going?

    Introduction • This evening I want to take a few weeks and look at the conscience of man. • I want to try to answer and address a few questions. o When you’re tempted to do the wrong thing, do you listen to your conscience or do you just ignore it and keep going? o How can more

  • 2nd Chance Jesus?

    Contributed by Joseph Stapleton on Apr 9, 2010

    Many of become ineffective Christians, because of the sin our lives. God gives us a second chance to get it right.

    2 CHANCE JESUS? (All my sermons use illustrations found on and passages are NIV unless noted) I have studied many different passages of scripture, I have read and re-read several passages and felt a different leading many times. One of my favorites books in the Bible is the more