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  • Carefully Taught

    Contributed by Tammy Garrison on Nov 11, 2001
    based on 17 ratings

    The Lord went to a lot of effort to write us a love letter. We call it the Bible. We would be amiss not to read it.

    Letters are interesting and amazing things. They have been the main form of communication between two people or groups of people who are some distance apart, longer than any other form of communication. With the invention of the telephone, there was some threat that written correspondence may more

  • Spotting Bad Leaders - Growing Good Ones Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on May 20, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    What makes good leadership material? It might surprise you that it’s not the strong, dictatorial man-in-charge, but is someone who models the gentle and giving spirit of Jesus.

    Timothy found himself in a pickle. False teachers had come in and were fomenting dissent among the men and using freedoms in Christ to pull women off into their deception and rebellion. Some of these men were leaders in the church. He needed a strong hand to put this troubled church back on track more

  • How To Act In Church

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jun 13, 2005
    based on 29 ratings

    Exposition of 1 Timothy on the relationship of the nature of the church and our Christian conduct.

    How to Act in Church 1 Timothy 3:14-16 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: Don¡¦t act that way in church! Ever said that? Been told that? I¡¦ll bet you have. Especially some of our kids. Take your hat off. Stop running. Don¡¦t talk more

  • Is Jesus In Here? - 3:16 & Jesus Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 28, 2005
    based on 67 ratings

    As powerful a verse as I Timothy 3:16 is, it seems out of place with verses around it. That is, it seems out of place until we understand "the mystery of godliness". What is the "mystery of godliness?"

    OPEN: 5 year old Johnny was in the kitchen as his mother made supper. She asked him to go into the pantry and get her a can of tomato soup, but he didn’t want to go alone. “It’s dark in there and I’m scared.” She asked again and he persisted. Finally she said, “It’s OK-Jesus will be in more

  • Church Family Matters Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jun 28, 2005
    based on 159 ratings

    Good News: the church is like a family. Bad news: the church is like a family.

    Church Family Matters 1 Timothy 3:15, 5:1-8 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: I have some good news and some bad news today. Which do you want first? Did you hear about the guy who was called into his doctor’s office? The doctor more

  • The Qualifications Of Leadership In The Church

    Contributed by W F on Jun 21, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    Everything rises or falls on leadership. The qualifications of leadership in the church

    INTRODUCTION In many respects the appointment of leaders within a church can be perceived to be the dry, boring mechanics of how a church operates. But I want you to hear this. “Everything rises and falls on Leadership.” The success of any organisation – including the church – is directly related more

  • The Church As The Family Of God

    Contributed by Steven Angus on Oct 5, 2006
    based on 8 ratings

    The relationship between older and younger church members

    The Church as The Family of God 1 Timothy 1:1-2; 3:14-15; 5:1-2 Today, we begin a series of sermons that will focus on the greatest of all institutions. No I am not referring the national government or the United Methodist Church. I am speaking of the family. May 7-13 is National Family Week more

  • A Standard For Success Series

    Contributed by Ron Murphy on Dec 8, 2006

    Many churches based the success or failure of their ministries on how many people come. God’s standard is somwhat different.

    Introduction I. What is the determining factor between success and failure? A. Pappa John’s pizza has a mission statement of “To produce the best possible pizza at the most affordable price.” B. Now you may not like Pappa John’s pizza, and you may not think it is the most affordable, but is more

  • The Qualifications Of Deacons

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jun 6, 2004
    based on 174 ratings

    A message concerning the calling and responsibilities of Deacons.

    The Qualifications of a Deacon July 13, 2003 1 Timothy 3:8-13 Sunday AM Intro: “Everything rises and falls on Leadership.” Setting: The Ephesian church had been blessed w/ great leadership. Acts 20 tells us it was founded by Paul who later turned it over to Timothy. During his time in Ephesus, more

  • A Functioning Church

    Contributed by George Rennau on Mar 24, 2003
    based on 44 ratings

    Truth for a church after a split, but on the mend - We are not a perfect church but we are headed in the right direction.

    Illustration “Don’t Join That Church” A poem There is no perfect Church You know, its come to my attention that there are people talking about us and our church I don’t know how many times people in the community have said in sort of a snide way “O, you’re the pastor of that church”. Like they more

  • Church Covenant: What Is Requried Of Church Members ? Part 4 Series

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Feb 13, 2004
    based on 31 ratings

    Part 4 of Sermon Series on the Church Covenant and what is required of church members

    Church Covenant: What Is Reguired Of Church Members ? # 4 Final in Series I Timothy 3:15 Congregation stand and read covenant: Having been led, as we believe, by the Spirit of God, to receive the Lord Jesus Christ as our Saviour, and on the profession of our faith, having been baptized in the more

  • Help Wanted - Man Of God

    Contributed by Ralf Bergmann on Sep 14, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    Today, we have the threat of cross-contamination between the ways of God and the ways of the world, just as it was threatening the church where Timothy was Paul’s chosen leader.

    Sermon Title: Help Wanted – Man of God Text: 1 Timothy 3 Date: August 24, 2003 Context of Scripture: It only stands to reason that since we dealt with the issue of women in the ministry last times we looked at Paul’s letter to Pastor Timothy, we should look at what is required of the men. When more

  • Reading The Owner's Maual Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Stratton on Nov 14, 2002
    based on 43 ratings

    Learning how to become strong for the off-road times of life from 1 Timothy

    September 7 & 8, 2002 2 Timothy 3:10-17 “Reading the Owner’s Manual” The Ford Motor Company was incorporated and began production of the model A in 1903. As one would expect, they were pretty simple vehicles. There were really very few moving parts, they were open air cars and their top more

  • The Family Of God

    Contributed by Bruce Smith on Jul 12, 2002
    based on 229 ratings

    A look at the family aspects of church

    THE FAMILY OF GOD INTRO 1. One of the most important parts of the church is its family-like aspect 1 Tim. 3:15 but if I am delayed, I write so that you may know how you ought to conduct yourself in the house of God, which is the church of the living God, the pillar and ground of the truth. more

  • Purpose Of The Church

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Feb 28, 2002
    based on 69 ratings

    Exhortation to church on our purpose on a membership Sunday.

    We will be a church deeply in love with God. We will fervently worship God with our whole heart, soul, mind, strength, time, and finances. We will avoid the complacency of lukewarm, status-quo religion. We will pursue a deeper relationship with God through committed prayer, fasting, studying more