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  • Getting In The Way Series

    Contributed by Patrick Nix on Jul 13, 2010

    Ever feel like you’re just ’in the way’ ?? This message is for you ... ’in the way’ is where God blesses and uses people!

    II Corinthians 12:7-10; Exodus 5:20 * In mechanic’s shop lately – he was telling about people who just stand there, asking questions, hanging around, not helping…me! * Define – “in the way” – being useless; without function; causing more harm then good; preventing someone or more

  • The Crutch Series

    Contributed by John Sears on Nov 21, 2013
    based on 6 ratings

    Is Christianity a crutch for the weak minded and naive? How should Christians respond to the criticism?

    I wonder if you have heard this statement. It goes something like this. “Christianity is only for those who are weak; it only offers consolation to life’s losers.” Have you heard it or seen this criticism? Just watch TV or go see a movie sometime. Read comments under Christian Facebook more

  • Who Is Wrong? Who Is Right?

    Contributed by Wade Martin Hughes, Sr on Jun 28, 2019

    We need rules to live by and realize that we are a total of our daily choices. What role does your attitudes play in your choices?

    WRONG? RIGHT? ATTITUDES? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. TEXT: Isaiah 55:9 For as the heavens are higher than the earth, so are my ways higher than your ways, and my thoughts than your thoughts. WHO IS WRONG? WHO IS RIGHT? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. I more

  • Running On Empty

    Contributed by Felicia Clayborne on Oct 4, 2015

    Recognize that you are on empty.

    Title: Running On Empty Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:10 KJV: Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions, in distresses for Christ's sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong. Introduction: Have you ever drove your car when it was on empty? Have more

  • For What Should We Pray? Series

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 5, 2001
    based on 169 ratings

    The natural response when we see someone who is sick, or going through tough times, or marital difficulty, or financial reversals, is to say, "We’re praying for you." But for what should we pray? (PowerPoints available - #148)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this srmon are available at no charge. Just email me at and request #148.) ILL. In Tony Campolo’s book, "The Kingdom of God Is a Party," he tells of an event that took place more

  • Handles For The Hard Times (Part 4) Series

    Contributed by Rich Young on Jan 18, 2001
    based on 96 ratings

    Fourth in a series of sermons on dealing with difficult times.

    Handles for the Hard Times (Sermon #4) TEXT: II Cor 12:1-10 INTRODUCTION · Ever been between a rock & a hard place? · Times when circum/difficulties/trials are pressing in upon you? · Life feels like it’s a zoo and the zoo has been turned over to the monkey? · Times when confusion more

  • Mirando Hacia Arriba Cuando La Vida Se Viene Abajo -Serie 3 Series

    Contributed by Fernando Ocampo on Oct 27, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    El dolor y el sufrimiento son inevitables, sin embargo ninguno de ellos carece de propósito.

    Una historia impactante la de Charles Templenton, un elocuente predicador, compañero de púlpito y amigo de Billy Graham quien, en el recorrido de la vida cristiana y el ministerio, llegó a un momento en donde sus cuestionamientos acerca de Dios tornó su corazón hacia la dureza. Templenton no more

  • A Tea Bag Experience In A Hot Water World

    Contributed by Russell Lee on Feb 20, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    The thing in life that causes you the most pain can be your greatest gift from God!

    2 Corinthians 12: 7Because of the surpassing greatness of the revelations, for this reason, to keep me from exalting myself, there was given me a thorn in the flesh, a messenger of Satan to torment me—to keep me from exalting myself! 8Concerning this I implored the Lord three times that it more

  • From Thorns To Thankfulness Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Mar 17, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Paul could have easily boasted on how he had it all together and everything he had accomplished, but as soon as he wanted to boast, God gave him a thorn to remind him that it is wasn’t about him. What is a thorn? Thorns are any form of physical issues, hu

    From Thorns to Thankfulness 2 Corinthians 12:7-10 A seaman meets a pirate in a bar, and take turns boasting of their adventures on the high seas. The seaman notes that the pirate has a peg-leg, hook, and an eyepatch. The seaman asks "So, how did you end up with the peg-leg?" The pirate replies more

  • Strength Training Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 28, 2010
    based on 48 ratings

    How could my weakness be a good thing? Why would this truth be necessary for me to understand God’s will for my life?

    OPEN: A work crew had been working at a construction site for about a week when the company hired a new man to replace a man who’d been hurt the day before. He was a broad-shouldered, powerful young man and was a good worker… but he was also annoying. He was always bragging that he was stronger more

  • Prayer (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Apr 12, 2019

    What do you do when God says no? In 2 Corinthians 12, Paul sets an example by praying about his problems, praying with persistence, and discovering the true power of prayer.

    Prayer (2) Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church: 3/1/2015 Last Sunday we began a brief series on prayer. In Matthew 6, Jesus reveals four secrets to a successful prayer life, urging us to pray sincerely, pray secretly, pray simply, and pray securely. But even when we follow more

  • How The Holy Spirit Provides Us With The Serenity To Accept The Things We Cannot Change, The Courage To Change The Things We Can And The Wisdom To Know The Difference

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 202 ratings

    How the Holy Spirit Provides Us With the Serenity to Accept the Things We Cannot Change, the Courage to Change the Things We Can and the Wisdom to Know the Difference 2 Cor. 12:9-12

    How the Holy Spirit Provides Us With the Serenity to Accept the Things We Cannot Change, the Courage to Change the Things We Can and the Wisdom to Know the Difference 2 Cor. 12:9-12 Quote: Adaptability is a great ability Illustration:Years ago, Frank Lloyd Wright was given the impossible more

  • Religious Lies

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Jul 18, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    This is the 4th sermon in the Truth series dealing with religious lies Christians sometimes pick up in church

    Truth Series #4 RELIGIOUS LIES 2 Cor. 12:9-10 CHCC – July 17, 2011 INTRODUCTION: For the last three Sundays we’ve been talking about TRUTH. We’ve looked at lies we tend to believe – Self lies, Worldly lies, Marital lies … and today we’re going to look more

  • Thorns And Grace! Series

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 20, 2016

    Thorns and Grace – 2 Corinthians chapter 12 verses 1-21 – sermon by Gordon Curley. PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email:

    SERMON OUTLINE: (1). His Revelations From Christ (vs 1-6). (2). His Thorn in His Flesh (vs 7-10). (3). His Apostolic Signs (vs 11-18). (4). His Courage in Dealing With Sin (vs 19-21). SERMON BODY: Ill: • The photographer for a national magazine; • Was assigned to get more

  • Experiencing Grace

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Nov 15, 2016

    Paul’s life example ought to give us incredible encouragement to God’s power. We must submit under the GRACE of Christ before we can ever really live and must see ourselves for who we are before we can experience freedom.

    Experiencing Grace 2 Corinthians 12:1-10 Introduction - This morning, I’d like to discuss a word that is used often in church - It is a word that has several meanings to several, but the same beginnings - Jesus suffered and died to bring this entire creation the GRACE of God - more