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  • Proposing A New Image For Old Age

    Contributed by Richard Pfeil on May 23, 2005
    based on 74 ratings
     | 13,194 views

    A message for "older members" month (May) that challenges myths about aging and what people can do in thier twilight years.

    Proposing a New Image for Old Age Sunday, May 5, 2002 TEXT: II Corinthians 4: 7, 16-18 You might find today’s sermon title a little funny. It’s a beautiful Sunday in May and we’re talking about getting old. What made me start thinking along this line was something in our Presbyterian ...read more

  • "Light Breaking Through Darkness" Series

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Mar 6, 2005
    based on 58 ratings
     | 5,992 views

    Every Christian was once living in darkness with a heart filled with sin and hopelessness. How did the light of the gospel begin to break through?

    Iliff and Saltillo United Methodist March 6, 2005 Fourth Sunday of Lent "Light Breaking Through Darkness” II Corinthians 4:3-7 INTRODUCTION: Every Christian you have ever met--including yourself--was once living in darkness with a heart filled with sin and hopelessness. “But God, ...read more

  • Rising Above Doubts And Fears

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jan 31, 2005
    based on 59 ratings
     | 6,773 views

    Eight realizations for dealing with trouble.

    The book of Second Corinthians is about trouble so we’re going to use a small passage from chapter four of this letter to gather some clues on how to deal with our trouble. This is the last sermon in the series "How to Have a Great Year!". We’ve learned that if we’re going to have a great year ...read more

  • I Still Have Joy

    Contributed by La Juana Morris on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 301 ratings
     | 33,329 views

    The Joy of the Lord is our Strength

    I still Have Joy! II Corinthians 4:7-18 Joy a word small in stature but mighty in meaning Joy a directive a strong basis for the faith of a Christian And in our Christian journey we will find that Joy is the opposite of Happiness! Why? Well Happiness is the reaction to an action where ...read more

  • Responding To A World Of Despair

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Nov 9, 2004
    based on 334 ratings
     | 23,785 views

    1- Live your faith 2- Stand firm in your faith 3-Spread your faith

    INTRO.- ILL.- A grandmother overheard her 5-year-old granddaughter playing "wedding." The wedding vows went like this: "You have the right to remain silent, anything you say may be held against you, you have the right to have an attorney present. Now you may kiss the bride." ILL.- While ...read more

  • Why Paul Never Gave Up!

    Contributed by Louis Bartet on May 24, 2004
    based on 80 ratings
     | 20,898 views

    Paul gives us four reasons for perservering.

    Preached at Point Assembly by Pastor Louis Bartet Why Paul Never Gave Up or Four Reasons For Going On! Galatians 6:9¡XAnd let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not. (KJV) Galatians 6:9¡XAnd let us not lose heart and grow weary and faint in ...read more

  • The Importance Of The Resurrection

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on May 18, 2004
    based on 89 ratings
     | 9,147 views

    The resurrection of Christ gives meaning to our lives.

    THE IMPORTANCE OF THE RESURRECTION INTRO.- ILL.- A Sunday School teacher was explaining to a group of small children about the death and resurrection of Jesus. She made a crude cross out of some sticks and explained how Jesus was nailed to the cross. And little boy responded by saying, "Oh, ...read more

  • How To Keep Going When You Can't Go On

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Jan 23, 2004
    based on 184 ratings
     | 33,497 views

    All of us get to the point where we feel we can’t go any further. By looking at the words of Paul, we can learn how to keep going when we can’t go on !

    How To Keep Going When You Can’t Go On 2 Cor. 4:1-18 I believe my sermon title tonight would be called a oxymoron. It doesn’t hardly make sense does it. Yet, there are times when we must keep going when we just feel like we can’t. Have you ever said, " I just don’t know how ...read more

  • Troubled But Not Distressed

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Dec 16, 2003
    based on 83 ratings
     | 10,918 views

    Too many people fall in to the trap of feeling like they are a victim of their circumstances. John Leo, in the Dec. 8th, 2003 edition of US News and World Report writes: "Expert victimologists estimate that 91.2% of people in North America and Europe now

    Troubled but Not Distressed (2 Cor. 4:8-18) Paul reminds us that even though we may think we are at the end of our rope, we are never without hope. Paul faced all kinds of troubles, hardships and adversity for the sake of the Lord Jesus and His kingdom’s ministries. Regardless of the ...read more

  • Don't Lose Heart

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 185 ratings
     | 20,002 views

    Paul had a secret for not losing heart.

    INTRO.- ILL.- The New York City Transit Company was missing a bus and a driver some years ago. For over a week, authorities searched for the man but couldn’t find him. Finally, ten days later after the man had disappeared, he was found, bus included. IN MIAMI, FLORIDA! The driver said, "I’d ...read more

  • Hardships For Heaven's Sake Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Sep 29, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 3,305 views

    Need strength to face difficulty as a Christian? Paul supplies us with purpose and focus in this fourth chapter of 2 Corinthians.

    Chapter 4 of 2 Corinthians finishes what he starts in chapter 3 and begins what he discusses in chapter 5. The chapter and verse divisions of your Bible were not put in there by God. In fact, Stephen Langton first divided the Bible into chapters in 1228. The Old Testament was first divided by ...read more

  • God's Goodies In Cracked Pots

    Contributed by Johann Neethling on Sep 4, 2003
    based on 151 ratings
     | 10,062 views

    We’re all earthen vessels – made from the dust of the earth – and some of us, are just cracked pots! But in them we carry an awesome treasure!

    God’s Goodies in Cracked Pots Introduction: • Our oldest daughter, Maria, told us a wonderful story recently about a friend of hers in Lander, Wyoming who had gone out with her husband to the city dump to dispose of some larger yard trash. • As they were ditching their junk their eye caught a ...read more

  • "How To Handle Failure"

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Aug 8, 2003
    based on 234 ratings
     | 56,281 views

    How a person handles failure can mean the difference between living a life of victory or living a life filled with bitterness, hostility and anger.

    The Apostle Paul -How to Handle Failure- 2 Cor. 4:7-9 2 Cor. 11:24-30 Introduction How a person handles failure can mean the difference between living a life of victory or living a life filled with bitterness, hostility and anger. In the first church I served as pastor in Kansas City ...read more

  • Looking Up, When Life Has Got You Down

    Contributed by Robert Parker on Jul 3, 2003
    based on 94 ratings
     | 19,012 views

    No matter what hardships, mistakes or mishaps that can occur in life God allows us to Look up when Life has got us down. A message of encouragement during tough times...

    Scripture: 2 Corinthians 4: 7 – 10, 14 (4:7) “But we have this treasure in earthen vessels, that the Excellency of the power may be of God, and not of us.” (4:8) “We are troubled on every side, yet not distressed; we are perplexed, but not in despair.” (4:9) “Persecuted, but not ...read more

  • Clay People

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Jun 19, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,677 views

    Ever felt like a grasshopper? Unimportant, inferior, low-down? Israel felt that way when Moses’ spies reported back from their excursion into the Promised Land. They said, "And there we saw the giants, . . . and we were in our own sight as grasshoppe

    CLAY PEOPLE SCRIPTURE: Genesis 3:19; Jeremiah 18:1-6; 2 Corinthians 4:7 Introduction Ever felt like a grasshopper? Unimportant, inferior, low-down? Israel felt that way when Moses’ spies reported back from their excursion into the Promised Land. They said, "And there we saw the giants, ...read more