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  • God's Solutions Are Better Series

    Contributed by Tim White on Mar 10, 2014
     | 1,939 views

    God rejects Abraham's plan and gives him a better one.

    • Ill. Todd Coget could feel the pressure. He was beginning to believe he had bit off more than he could chew and his wife was expecting way too much out of him. • He had to finish painting the kitchen to the house they were building, pick up the kids, and somehow select the things to ...read more

  • Trusting God

    Contributed by Matthew Oliver on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,142 views

    The experience of Abraham and Ishmael and Christ’s words tell us that we are to trust God, even to death.

    5th Sunday after Pentecost Trusting God. Preached at Saint John the Evangelist, Cold Lake, Holy Eucharist 23 June 2002 Genesis 21:8-21; Romans 6:1-11; Psalm 86:1-10, 16-17; Matthew 10:24-39 O Lord, we pray, speak in this place, in the calming of our minds and in the longing of our ...read more

  • Dealing With Our Good And Bad Traits Series

    Contributed by Paul Clemente on Feb 16, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,172 views

    Like Abraham, Keturah, Ishmael, Isaac, Rebekah, Esau, and Jacob, each one of us today have good and bad traits; and the first thing we need to do to have effective and productive lives is to know these personal traits, then control them.

    Some may call it stereotyping, but we connect certain traits with a specific ethnic background don’t we? What do people say about Asians?? What do people say about Germans or Irish People?? What do people say about Italians and Spaniards?? Isn’t it interesting that we have a tendency to think ...read more

  • The Lies Of False Religion.4 Series

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Jul 29, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,078 views

    Who put a division among the Jews? It was Jesus.

    The Lies of False Religions pt. 4. Ask yourself, Who put a division among the Jews? It was Jesus. John 10:19 There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings. I agree that there are many in this world that are ministering the Word of God for prophet only. They have not the ...read more

  • Genesis 25:7-18 - How To Claim Your Inheritance Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Aug 2, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 7,221 views

    What is that inheritance that God wants me to receive? How can I receive it?

    Genesis 25:7-18 - HOW TO CLAIM YOUR INHERITANCE “MISHMA, DUMAH, MASSA,” (Genesis 25:14). Three of the children of Ishmael, maybe triplets. Their names became a PROVERB. Adam Clarke in his commentary on Genesis says "Mishma" means HEARING. "Dumah" means SILENCE; and þ"Massa" means ...read more

  • The Average Ones: God Uses "Seconds."

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 12, 2000
    based on 158 ratings
     | 4,564 views

    Does God only care about those in the limelight, the Sarahs? Or does he also care about the "second bests," the Hagars?

    The Average One: God Uses "Seconds" (Gen.21:1-21) 1. I love bargains.... 2. Alden’s Christmas tree (1972)--$10; HobbyLobby--$30 (1998) 7.5ft 3. Other bargains are seconds...our first kitchen table... 4. Sometimes people feel like "seconds" (unfavorite child, single, after a divorce, ...read more

  • Redeemed From Poor Choices

    Contributed by Curtis E. Nester on Sep 19, 2016
     | 1,372 views

    Abraham and Sarah became impatient and ran ahead of God. But God overcame their poor choices.

    TITLE: Redeemed from Poor Choices TEXT: Genesis 15:1-6; 16:1-5; 17:18-19 INTRO: A man named Fred inherited a huge land grant. The will provided that he could choose land in either Chile or Brazil. He chose Brazil. If he had chosen Chile, he would have received his inheritance in land on which ...read more

  • The Muslim Maze, Pt. 4

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Nov 29, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,132 views

    This series could be summed up this way...Jesus raised the dead and Mohammad killed the living. Jesus healed the sick and Mohammad harmed the healthy. Jesus released the oppressed and Mohammad enslaved the free! And it’s still happening today!

    “The Muslim Maze”, Pt. 4 Matthew 7:15-20 I just want to go on record as saying again; these 4 weeks have not been a Muslim bashing with hate. But rather it’s been an Islamic exposing with truth. Last week we covered some good ground in order to search out the facts about Islam. Just ...read more

  • The Undivided Heart

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 12, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,205 views

    How we tend to have divided hearts, and how God wants us to be single-hearted for him.

    The Undivided Heart (Bishopsgate, 10/99/00) 1. Introduction- discrimination; the Internet (my U6, search for ‘God’); saying ‘no’ to things- deselecting is harder than selecting; every choice you make, there are ten you don’t- imperative to get it right, then? How can we? How do we know what to say ...read more

  • He Gave (3:16, Part 3) Series

    Contributed by Steve Miller on Mar 2, 2008
     | 1,896 views

    Gospel Message using John 3:16’s phrase, "He Gave." Using various scriptures (1 John 4:9-10, Genesis 22, and John 1, the sermon explains: God gave 1.)His only begotten son, and 2.)the world the offer of salvation.

    Message developed as part of series inspired and adapted from Max Lucado’s book 3:16, Numbers of Hope, study guide materials, and his sermon series by the same title. Scripture: 1 John 4:9-10; Genesis 22; John 1 Title: He Gave Series: 3:16 (part 3) Introduction Thirteen-year-old Logan ...read more

  • The Chosen Sacfirice Series

    Contributed by Mark Aarssen on Mar 14, 2009
     | 1,119 views

    Do you carry a burden today? Is life an up hill struggle? Would you be willing to surrender your life as a sacrifice to please God?

    The Chosen Sacrifice Genesis 17:15-27 Hebrews 5:1 Last week I introduced you to the Patriarchs with Please Pass the Patriarchs. The sermon title was to reference the fact that the Patriarchs provide the spice to our collective religious history. We learned that God called Abram out of Ur ...read more

  • Committed Vs Submitted

    Contributed by Rick Brown on Feb 15, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 3,377 views

    We have moved from being submitted disciples to committed members. It is time to move back where God wants us.

    COMMITTED VS SUBMITTED EXODUS 2:11-14 4:1-5&20 BRBC 9-12-04 INTRO: HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHY THE CHURCH OF TODAY DOESN’T SEE THE THINGS HAPPEN THAT HAPPENED IN THE EARLY CHURCH. (IN THE BOOK OF ACTS) I THINK IT IS BECAUSE WE HAVE CHANGED. WE HAVE STRAYED FROM WHAT THE CHURCH WAS ...read more

  • Hagar’s Dilemma

    Contributed by Henry Lee Clay on Jul 9, 2006
    based on 20 ratings
     | 14,372 views

    Most of us have experienced some type of dilemma and we’ve all dealt with dilemmas or circumstance or our own making. But the God of Glory is more than able to hear, help and to bring us out.

    Gen. 21:1-3, 8-10,14-20 Hagar’s Dilemma H Lee Clay The word “dilemma” is defined by the American Heritage Dictionary as meaning, “A situation that requires a choice between options that are or seem equally unfavorable;and a problem that seems to defy a satisfactory solution” All of us at ...read more

  • A False View Of Worship

    Contributed by Tim Larrimore on Sep 16, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,829 views

    THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN FALSE AND REAL WORSHIP.

    A false view of worship Text: Gen. 22:1-19 Intro: Tell what most people think worship is. If you want to know the true meaning of a word go to the first time it is used in the bible. ( Mark 5 Different from Gen. 22) Verse 1 says after these things- what things? To ...read more

  • Trying Times - Hurricane Andrew Series

    Contributed by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid on Jun 2, 2013
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,507 views

    A comparative: the affliction of Hurricane Andrew, lost love and broken hearts (Thanking God for placing things in perspective that there is no great affliction or small affliction that we hold in our hearts that is too much for God's love to deal with, i

    Trying Times -Hurricane Andrew by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid (5/29/2013, 6/1/2013) “Draw nigh to God, and he will draw nigh to you, Cleanse your hands, ye sinners, and purify your hearts, ye double-minded (James 4:8, King James Version (KJV), [Patience in ...read more