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  • Abstinence Not Concupiscence Series

    Contributed by Cesar Verdeflor on Nov 8, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,188 views

    Sexual sin will not only hurt one’s own body but others as well. No sin has greater effect on the mind, soul and spirit than sexual sin.

    ABSTINENCE NOT CONCUPISCENCE (1Thessalonians 4:3-8) A well-known theologian and pastor was requested by a distraught Christian mother into an undesirable counselling session with her young son who had moved out of the family home and into his own apartment owing to the mother’s constant ...read more

  • Sexuality, Immorality, And Purity [true Love Waits / Abstinence / Fidelity] Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on May 18, 2004
    based on 671 ratings
     | 34,523 views

    Good for vow renewals and True Love Waits Campaigns, as well as general purposes. Formatted Text Version and Powerpoint included.

    SEXUALITY, IMMORALITY, AND PURITY Vow Renewals/True Love Waits Powerpoint for this and hundreds more free sermons at our website: http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons.html -------------------- Heb. 13:4 It’s not common that you’ll find it. It’s not popular if you say it. The “in” crowd does ...read more

  • Doing God's Will Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 19, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 23,200 views

    It’s one thing to know God’s will; it’s another to do it. God wants us to be pure, to love others, and He longs to have our lives attract others to the life-changing message of the gospel.

    Doing God’s Will A wealthy man went up to his pastor and said, “I want you and your wife to take a three-month trip to the Holy Land at my expense. When you come back I’ll have a surprise for you.” Three months later they returned home and discovered that this man had built a beautiful new ...read more

  • Self-Judgment: Are We Stumbling Blocks Or Stepping-Stones?

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jun 16, 2004
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,899 views

    The basis for Paul’s exhortation in verses 13-23 is that neither the exercise of Christian liberties nor the abstinence from them is intrinsically good or evil. The rightness or wrongness of these liberties is determined by our attitude toward them

    SELF-JUDGMENT Are we stumbling blocks or stepping-stones? Romans 14:12-23 INTRODUCTION: As we begin, it is important to note the following: The Ultimate Issue Is Not One of Right or Wrong. The basis for Paul’s exhortation in verses 13-23 is that neither the exercise of Christian liberties ...read more

  • Wisdom For Successful Living Series

    Contributed by Curtis Rowe on Aug 4, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,131 views

    Disciplines which contribute to Godly success.

    Wisdom for Successful Living Jeremiah 35 The Rechabites were descendents of Moses father-in-law Jethro. They were God-fearing people with a strong testimony in Israel. As we saw last week, the newly anointed king Jehu chose Jonadab the son of Rechab to ride with him in his chariot as he ...read more

  • Ascending God's Hill

    Contributed by Colin Coombs on Oct 8, 2005
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,601 views

    The way into God’s pesence, and the consequent blessing.

    ASCENDING GOD’S HILL A Psalm of David. 1 The earth is the LORD’s, and everything in it, the world, and all who live in it; 2 for he founded it upon the seas and established it upon the waters. 3 Who may ascend the hill of the LORD? Who may stand in his holy place? 4 He who has clean hands and a ...read more

  • Doing Without

    Contributed by Ken Gehrels on Jul 24, 2001
    based on 32 ratings
     | 1,651 views

    How renunciation, in a consumer age, is vital for spiritual development

    Gold Within - Nuggets Of Christian Character: Doing Without Bible Reading: Matthew 6: 10,25-34; 18: 7-9 Catechism Reading: Q/A 124, 125 PREPARED BY KEN GEHRELS PASTOR CALVIN CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH NEPEAN, ...read more

  • Alcohol And The Bible

    Contributed by James Boyd on Feb 10, 2003
    based on 164 ratings
     | 7,755 views

    An article from James & Dave’s Bible Page: What does the Bible REALLY teach about drinking alcohol?

    "The saloon is a liar. It promises good cheer and sends sorrow. It promises prosperity and sends adversity. It promises happiness and sends misery.... It is God’s worst enemy and the devil’s best friend." -Billy Sunday (1) When I was sixteen years old, I received the tragic news that a certain ...read more

  • Proclaiming A Fast

    Contributed by Timothy Finch on Mar 9, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,447 views

    Explores the value and purposes of fasting privately and corporately.

    I. Fasting Defined: Refraining from eating and/or drinking. A. Three degrees or types of fasting are mentioned in Scripture. 1. Normal Fast - total abstinence from food (Matthew 4:1-2 & Luke 4:1-2). a. Matthew 4:1-2 1 Then Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert to be ...read more

  • Why True Love Waits

    Contributed by Dr. Keion Parrish on Jun 9, 2007
    based on 26 ratings
     | 12,831 views

    Youth Sermon

    YOUTH SERMON Why True Love Waits Scripture: Various Introduction: True love waits. Is that true? It sounds boring. Sexual abstinence isn’t a popular concept. We don’t want to wait on anything in our culture. But, I want you to understand that ...read more

  • Fasting Series

    Contributed by Bruce Allen on Sep 29, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,876 views

    This is a study on the Sermon on the Mount. This is the 7th sermon in the series.

    Sermon on the Mount Pt 7 Fasting Matthew 6: 16-18 Moreover, when you fast, do not be like the hypocrites, with a sad countenance. For they disfigure their faces that they may appear to men to be fasting. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. [17] But you, when you fast, anoint ...read more

  • Dealing With Conflicts Biblically

    Contributed by Naveen Balakrishnan on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,149 views

    The LORD Jesus Christ gives the biblical mandate to dealing with conflicts in the church.

    “Dealing With Conflicts Biblically” Matthew 18:15-17 A. The first stage in resolving conflict is doing it ALONE (meaning one on one). (v. 15) B. The second stage in resolving conflict is doing it ADDITIONALLY (taking one or two more witnesses). (v. 16) C. The third stage in ...read more

  • The Fruit Of The Spirit - Temperance Series

    Contributed by David Quackenbush on Mar 29, 2008
    based on 20 ratings
     | 29,705 views

    A look at the last of the 9 manifestations of the fruit of the Spirit in the life of the believer.

    The Fruit of The Spirit - Temperance Scripture: 22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23 Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. 24 And they that are Christ’s have crucified the flesh with the affectionsb and lusts. ...read more

  • Special Honor For Elders Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 7, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,317 views

    HOW TO RELATE PROPERLY TO CERTAIN SPECIAL GROUPS OF PEOPLE IN THE CHURCH -- PART II -- SPECIAL HONOR FOR ELDERS

    BIG IDEA: HOW TO RELATE PROPERLY TO CERTAIN SPECIAL GROUPS OF PEOPLE IN THE CHURCH -- PART II -- SPECIAL HONOR FOR ELDERS I. (:17-18) RECOGNITION OF EXCELLING ELDERS A. Double Honor Deserving to those Who Excel 1. Based on Ruling Well to Oversee the Church "Let the elders who rule well ...read more

  • Faith?

    Contributed by J C Prince on Oct 15, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,515 views

    Of all the things God could have chosen as the road to salvation. Why did he choose Faith?

    Why Faith? Romans 1:13-19 for I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. For therein is the righteousness of God revealed from faith to faith: as it is written, The just shall live by ...read more