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  • The Science Of Addition

    Contributed by Timothy Finch on Nov 22, 2015
     | 2,781 views

    The focus of this meesage is to "spur on" the believer to a life of dedication, desire, and discipleship.

    1 Simon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who through the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ have received a faith as precious as ours: 2 Grace and peace be yours in abundance through the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord. 3 His divine power has given us ...read more

  • Constructing Christian Character

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Jun 10, 2007
    based on 39 ratings
     | 5,615 views

    We often compare ourselves to others to see how "good we are." However the mark that God commpares us to is perfection. We are challenged and commanded to constuct Christ like character. The passage in 2 peter gives us 7 essential components so we can c

    Intro: A wife remarked to her husband after the church service: "Did you see the hat Mrs. Jones was wearing?" "No," said her husband, "I didn’t." "Did you see the new dress Mrs. Smith had on?" she asked. "I’m afraid I didn’t," said her husband. To this his wife replied: "Well a lot of good it does ...read more

  • The Abundant Life

    Contributed by Geoff Hamrick on Apr 16, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,244 views

    This message deals with people giving up on life.

    The Abundant Life Recently a neighbor of ours decided to end his life. It is not known the reason why, and that is not the important thing here. What is important is that his quality of life was not good enough that he decided to go ahead and end it. There are people who would say, “I would ...read more

  • God Is Good

    Contributed by Charles Forshee on Mar 23, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,232 views

    Until you settle the fact that God is good....and you can trust Him with your life, ....Your Faith is never going to be great because you will always draw back in fear....God is a GOOD GOD,we just need to get to Know Him better.

    Did you Know --- The Good News of the Word of God Won’t work for Everybody? That may be a startling statement for many of you to hear today....But it is true..... Now some of you are thinking ...."I knew it all along....I knew it wasn’t just me" But hold on here just a minute... Don’t be ...read more

  • Sin: Keeping Up Appearances

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Mar 19, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 624 views

    Are we more concerned about appearing Christian than we are with being a Christian. How far will we go to keep a Christian reputation and hide our sin?

    A rather pompous deacon was endeavoring to impress upon a class of boys the importance of living the Christian life. "Why do people call me a Christian?" the man asked. After a moment’s pause, one youngster said, "Maybe it’s because they don’t know you." I wonder…..could that be said ...read more

  • "True Knowledge" Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Mar 13, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,587 views

    Sermon 17 in a study in 1 & 2 Peter

    “Simon Peter, a bond-servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, to those who have received a faith of the same kind as ours, by the righteousness of our God and Savior, Jesus Christ: 2 Grace and peace be multiplied to you in the knowledge of God and of Jesus our Lord; 3 seeing that His divine power has ...read more

  • I'll Grow Into It Series

    Contributed by David Flowers on Mar 5, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 961 views

    Part 5 of series Every Thought Captive. Here Dave takes on the lie, "I’ll Grow Into It." This is when people assume they’ll grow spiritually as they age physically. Contains an explanation of where the lie comes from, the problems it causes, and what t

    “I’ll Grow Into It” Every Thought Captive, part 5 Wildwind Community Church February 18, 2007 David Flowers 2 Corinthians 10:5 (NIV) 5 We demolish arguments and every pretension that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to ...read more

  • Keeping The Hope Of Our Calling Alive

    Contributed by Olorunnisola Oni on Feb 26, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,806 views

    The sermon remind believers and non believers alike that we have a call from God and there is a hope of better things attached to the call. Specifically it tells us how we can keep the hope alive.

    Introduction: God created man with a privileged status of sharing his image and likeness and to have authority over other creatures as well as having fellowship with Him. However, as a result of the fall of man, the privileges and blessings /authority were exchanged for curses and separation from ...read more

  • The Goal Of Discipleship

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 19, 2007
     | 1,961 views

    The question on the table when you first came to Christ was: Do you want the Lord to come into your life and begin the life-long process of making you more and more like Jesus so that you will be ready for heaven when the time comes?” How do we as a chur

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO The Goal of Discipleship: Know-Grow-Show Introduction: 1. Sometimes we get the wrong answers because we ask the wrong questions. The main question of the Gospel is not “Do you want to go to heaven?” “Do you ...read more

  • The Secret Of Real Life

    Contributed by Brian Wright on Jan 12, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,235 views

    This is a message on getting a Real Life in Jesus A salvation message and a message of encourgement to Christains

    Joke: A Montana cowboy was overseeing his herd in a remote mountainous pasture when suddenly a brand-new BMW advanced out of a dust cloud towards him. The driver, a young man in a Brioni suit, Gucci shoes, Ray Ban sunglasses and YSL tie, leans out the window and asks the cowboy, If I ...read more

  • Cause And Effect

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Nov 24, 2006
    based on 31 ratings
     | 3,794 views

    God has made many conditional promises to His children. Will we claim these promises and meet the Lord’s conditions He has set? Link included to formatted text and PowerPoint Template.

    Cause & Effect II Peter 1:4 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/CauseAndEffect.html ----- 2 Peter 1:4 Whereby are given unto us exceeding great and precious promises: that by these ye might be partakers of the divine nature, having escaped the corruption that is in the world through lust. ...read more

  • 2 Peter 1.1-11 Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Nov 4, 2006
    based on 12 ratings
     | 5,474 views

    Peter’s gospel. Perseverance depends on us working with God, the challenge is to be faithful

    2 Peter 1.1-11 Do you remember the Hitler diaries which appeared a few years ago? Or what about those films of Bigfoot? Crop circles? The Da Vinci Code? All pretending to be something they are not. They are fakes masquerading as the genuine article. Peter in his second letter deals with ...read more

  • Holy Communion Series

    Contributed by George Rennau on Oct 5, 2006
    based on 40 ratings
     | 22,960 views

    through Holy Communion we keep central in our church and central in our life the work of Christ upon the cross…

    Communion According to "Christian Standard" – A publication dedicated to the restoration of New Testament Christianity, its doctrines, its ordinances, and its fruits. www.christianstandard.com a recent report says, Some congregations have dropped the communion service from the regular morning ...read more

  • Christian Virtues

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Oct 5, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,846 views

    - Even though we are born again in Christ, we are not removed from our human nature. - As Christians we are continually in the process of sanctification, the “work of God,” which we are to participate in. - Those Peter writes to us that we are to be

    I. The Eight Virtues (vv. 5-7) A. Faith i. It is by faith alone that we are saved through grace, but this saving grace doesn’t continue on by itself. ii. Peter calls for us all to add to our faith, which in NT times meant to add the richness of God to your life. B. Goodness i. This is an ...read more

  • Christians Aren't Perfect, Just Forgiven Series

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 5, 2006
     | 3,861 views

    Part 2 in a series debunking some popular bumper sticker descriptions of the faith

    Introduction Last week we talked about the problem of sin in the life of those apart from God (it leads to death/Hell) and in the life of a child of God (it brings a barrier into the relationship God never intended—a lag in the Christian life). We found that the Bible says sin is a condition ...read more