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  • Abraham- Faith And Fear Series

    Contributed by Craig Cramblet on Aug 26, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 6,237 views

    Abraham’s "two steps forward, one step back" life story is just like ours. How does fear undermine our faith?

    Abraham: Faith and Fear Genesis 12 “It is only the fear of God that can free us from the fear of man.” -John Witherspoon ***IF you were to WRITE A BOOK about your life...and you gave EQUAL TIME and EQUAL WEIGHT to every person and every event in your life...it would be IMPOSSIBLE to ...read more

  • Why Abraham's Faith Was Superior To Human Reasoning

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 79 ratings
     | 3,093 views

    Why Abraham’s Faith Was Superior to Human Reasoning (Rom. 4:10-12)

    Why Abraham’s Faith Was Superior to Human Reasoning (Rom. 4:10-12) Illustration:The more we know of God, the more unreservedly we will trust him; the greater our progress in theology, the simpler and more childlike will be our faith. J. G. Machen. 1. Why do you suppose that Abraham’s ...read more

  • Unwavering Faith Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jul 10, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 9,072 views

    Abraham believed and followed God's promises and God credited him with righteousness. Because of Jesus' death and resurrection, we, like Abraham, can be accounted as righteous through faith also.

    ROMANS 4: 19-25 UNWAVERING FAITH Salvation is not something earned. It is a free gift. It is not something deserved, it is from God's grace to all who will actively take God at His Word. In this passage there is another example which illustrates Abraham's justification by faith. God gave ...read more

  • The Father Of The Faithful Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jun 20, 2011
    based on 10 ratings
     | 8,639 views

    Through this passage one can understand that Abraham was justified before he was circumcised and before the Law was given. Circumcision and legal obedience are not necessary conditions of justification

    ROMANS 4:9-15 THE FATHER OF THE FAITHFUL Paul has proven that Abraham was not justified nor forgiven on account of his good actions. But what was the nature of the Covenant made with Abraham? Was the promise made on the condition of faith, or on the condition of circumcision, which was the ...read more

  • Keeping The Faith #1 Series

    Contributed by Timothy Shirley on Apr 19, 2002
    based on 38 ratings
     | 3,056 views

    This is a study of faith from the book of Hebrews chapter 11.

    Keeping the Faith#1 Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Introduction. There is a close relationship between faith and hope. Faith is something you believe in. Hope is something you expect. And so our faith, or belief, is the substance, ...read more

  • Your Pain, Your Gain

    Contributed by Dan Chromy on Oct 25, 2000
    based on 57 ratings
     | 2,626 views

    The Christian can maintain a positive attitude in the face of trials because they provide opportunities to prove God's faithfulness.

    Why do you go through trials? If God really loves you, wouldn't he protect you from the bad things that everyone else goes through? We have many blessings because of our faith in Jesus Christ. Because of your faith in Christ, you know that your sins are forgiven. Your faith in the death ...read more

  • Do It On God's Appointed Time

    Contributed by Pastor Ade Oyeyemi on Feb 16, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,878 views

    Often we run our program and expect God to comply with what we are doing, but the easiest way to get things done and right is to work with God's timetable. Christians are to learn patience and reliance on God, anytime we operate on the permissive will of

    The Ultimate Substitute God commanded Abraham to sacrifice Isaac, Abraham’s precious son, to Him. Abraham did not ask any questions but obeyed because he trusted wholeheartedly in God and believed something was going to happen. God, in response to Abraham's faith and obedience, provided a ...read more

  • Be Still And Know That I Am God

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 13, 2008
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,464 views

    David, in the 146th Psalm, declares the power, glory, might, ad compassion of God.

    BE STILL AND KNOW THAT I AM GOD Psalms 46:10 INTRO: David, in the 146th Psalm, declares the power, glory, might, ad compassion of God. He then asks his people to BE STILL AND KNOW THAT HE IS GOD. It is important that we pray, and work for God, but ...read more

  • Part 3 - Genesis 22:1-11 - When It Comes To The Crunch... Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 10, 2010
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,246 views

    It is what happens in these intervening years before the "some time later..." that determines my destiny. It is those things appropriated and applied in the EVERYDAY that determine how I will respond to God when the crunch comes "some time later".

    Part 3 - Genesis 22:1-11 - WHEN IT COMES TO THE CRUNCH... Day after day the drudgery of books had began to depress me. Don't misunderstand. I love reading books. I was working in a warehouse at the time. Two of us would work in a large cubicle to pack books into boxes according to a computer ...read more

  • Faith

    Contributed by Tony Grant on Oct 31, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,923 views

    As Tillich said, to have faith in Jesus is to be "ultimately concerned" about Jesus.

    Faith Romans 4:1-5 04/10/05 2392 words 1 What then are we to say was gained by Abraham, our ancestor according to the flesh? 2 For if Abraham was justified by works, he has something to boast about, but not before God. 3 For what does the scripture say? "Abraham believed God, and it was ...read more

  • The God Of Provision-"Jehovah Jireh"

    Contributed by Kelly Dodson on Apr 9, 2002
    based on 112 ratings
     | 15,326 views

    Just as God provided a sacrifice for Abraham, The same God will provide for you and I.

    TITLE-THE GOD OF PROVISION- "JEHOVAH JIREH" SCRIPTURE READING-GEN. CHAP. 22 V. 1-14 Genesis 22:1 And it came to pass after these things, that God did tempt Abraham, and said unto him, Abraham: and he said, Behold, [here] I [am]. Genesis 22:2 And he said, Take now thy son, thine only [son] ...read more

  • Experience The Word

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Sep 8, 2010
    based on 51 ratings
     | 5,184 views

    Which is more important - doctrine, or experience? The WORD is our authority, but shouldn't our experience corroborate the truth? Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    Experience the Word Galatians 3:1-5 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/ExperienceTheWord.html Paul now goes back to the experience of the Galatians. How were they saved? Were they saved by law or were they saved by faith in Jesus Christ? O foolish Galatians, who hath bewitched you, that ye ...read more

  • The Obedience Of Faith

    Contributed by Scott Coltrain on Sep 6, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,717 views

    Can mere belief in God and the truths of His Word win the Lord’s approval and blessings? To the contrary, the Scriptures plainly teach that only a faith that leads to obedience to God wins approval and reward.

    When one reads the Letter to the Romans and then reads the Letter of James, there may appear to be a contradiction. Romans 4:1-6 clearly teaches that we are justified by faith apart from works. However, James 2:24 says that a man is justified by works and not by faith alone. Martin Luther ...read more

  • Faith And Passing God's Tests Series

    Contributed by Simon Fullylove on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,179 views

    Looks at how God tests us and how we can pass them.

    Introduction Chippie the parakeet never saw it coming. One second he was peacefully perched in his cage. The next he was sucked in, washed up, and blown over. The problems began when Chippie’s owner decided to clean Chippie’s cage with a vacuum cleaner. She removed the attachment from the end ...read more

  • Faith In Action

    Contributed by Steven Cannon on Jul 30, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,355 views

    If you claim to have faith you must have deeds.

    FAITH IN ACTION Jesus Christ was the most powerful example of faith and deeds the world has ever seen. So powerful was His example that John said in: Jn 21:25 Jesus did many other things as well. If every one of them were written down, I suppose that even the whole world would not have room ...read more