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  • How To Identify An Abuser Of Authority

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 3, 2006
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,607 views

    Let us identify twenty of the characteristics of abusers of the truth, their positions of authority and their opportunities

    How to Identify an Abuser of Authority (2 Cor 11:12-20) "I would die before taking your money. I’m giving nobody grounds for lumping me in with those money grubbing preachers vaunting themselves as something special. They’re a sorry bunch - pseudo apostles, lying preachers, crooked workers ...read more

  • Work Of Thy Hands

    Contributed by Paul Richard on Jun 30, 2020
     | 1,033 views

    Work exists before man. The creation of man and other things were the handiwork of God and they were good. What a pity! Today’s man has a wrong perception about work for the sake of instant reward, personal gain or interest.

    I. In general term, work is an activity, task, duty, responsibility or assignment. When something is created, done or made, work is said to have taken place (Genesis 1:11, Genesis 1:21, Genesis 1:25-27). Work is done to achieve a particular outcome or result which oftentimes is either positive or ...read more

  • Forgive, "or Else" Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Mar 23, 2019
     | 1,852 views

    The culture itches to persecute the Catholic Church, and a small number of renegade priests and bishops who abused their authority have provided the excuse.

    Tuesday of the Third Week in Lent 2019 It’s often been said by commentators that the “ten thousand talents” that the Gospel servant owed his master was a sum greater than the gross national product of Palestine in New Testament times. Jesus is clearly exaggerating for effect here, something that ...read more

  • Submission Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on May 25, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,095 views

    This is the 19th sermon in the "Accounting" series from the Book of Ephesians.

    Series: Accounting [#19] SUBMISSION Ephesians 5:22-24 Introduction: There are some subjects that preachers really enjoy preaching about, and then there are other subjects that are not so popular. Today is 1 of those not so popular subjects- Submission. I do want to preface this sermon with a ...read more

  • Who's In Charge Around Here Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Mar 20, 2019
     | 912 views

    Why would Paul bring up this subject? Because the Corinthians needed to decide who their authority would be.

    WHO’S IN CHARGE AROUND HERE? II CORINTHIANS 10:7-11 INTRODUCTION: A man wandered into the pastor’s study and said, “I’m looking for someone around here with a little authority.” The pastor replied, “I’ve got just about as little authority as anyone, what you need?” Who’s in charge around ...read more

  • Godly Family Relationships Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 4, 2001
    based on 69 ratings
     | 7,931 views

    UNION WITH CHRIST MANIFESTS ITSELF IN GODLY FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

    BIG IDEA: UNION WITH CHRIST MANIFESTS ITSELF IN GODLY FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS OF ACCOUNTABILITY INTRODUCTION Paul starts to deal with practical areas of family relationships – always dealing first with the subordinate member in the relationship and then offering some balancing admonitions to ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Helps Us Respond To Difficult People

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,048 views

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us speak the truth in love to deceitful people.

    1. The Holy Spirit helps us speak the truth in love to deceitful people. Paul wrote, "Speaking the truth in love, let us grow up in all aspects into Him who is the Head, even Christ." (Eph. 4:15) Ask the Lord to help you speak the truth in a loving way to people who are prone to deceive, cheat or ...read more

  • What Is God Saying? Part 6 Series

    Contributed by Tiger Gullett on May 3, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,861 views

    God has said much throughout this series. Today, as we look at Daniel 6, we see a man who belongs to God. In Daniel 6 God is saying, "BE MY PEOPLE."

    WHAT IS GOD SAYING? “BE MY PEOPLE !" 1. ““BE A PEOPLE OF INTEGRITY.”” (v 1-9) (A) DANIEL WAS LIVING IN A CORRUPT GOVERNMENT WITH JEALOUS AND ENVIOUS MEN. DARIUS’ IDEA WAS A GREAT ONE. TO SET UP 120 GOVERNORS AND 3 MEN TO OVERSEE ALL OF THEM. THE PROBLEM WAS THAT THESE MEN WERE SKIMMING ...read more

  • Beware Bad Advice

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jun 17, 2005
    based on 26 ratings
     | 3,814 views

    A sermon outline that follows three men and their choices.

    I. The man of God who allowed himself to be deceived. 1. He ADMITTED that the Lord told him not to eat or drink anything in the land. (Verses 9 & 17) (Luke 12:48 - "Unto whomsoever much is given of him shall much be required.") (See also James 4:17) 2. He ACCEPTED the prophet’s word on the ...read more

  • The Meaning Of Membership

    Contributed by David Quackenbush on Apr 17, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 8,476 views

    This message highlights the biblical importance of being a member of a local church. It was delivered on membership Sunday before presenting the new members to the congregation.

    New Members Sunday “So then you are no longer strangers and aliens, but you are fellow citizens with the saints, and are of God’s household” (Eph 2:19) “…so we, who are many, are one body in Christ, and individually * members one of another.” (Rom 12:5) Introduction When you become a ...read more

  • Are You A Sell-Out Or Are You Sold-Out?

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on Feb 6, 2019
     | 2,574 views

    We should be sold-out followers of Jesus Christ!

    Are You a Sell-Out or Are You Sold-Out? February 3, 2019 Morning Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: We should be sold-out followers of Jesus Christ! Focus Passage: Matthew 4:18-22 Supplemental Passage: Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy ...read more

  • The Purpose Of Authority Series

    Contributed by Michael Wilson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 7,224 views

    This series deals with how to properly honor the authorities in our life.

    Honoring Authority The Purpose of Authority Opening Statement This can be a very touchy subject due to the misuse of authority by people with wrong motivations. Or, it can be taken as a means to set oneself up on a pedestal. This series is about neither. It is about teaching what Godly ...read more

  • Fathers Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jul 27, 2008
    based on 34 ratings
     | 7,493 views

    The role of fathers - Fathers day message

    Fathers – Don’t Provoke our kids to Anger Ways we do that Abuse our Authority over our kids Over Protect Our kids Over Indulge our kids Over Criticize our Kids What should we do? Do Raise our kids Do Discipline our kids – Educate, Discipline Do Instruct our kids ...read more

  • Honor Your Mother

    Contributed by Dale Miller on May 7, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,869 views

    This is a mothers day sermon from Eph 6.

    MUB MOTHERS DAY 2005 EPH 6;1-3 LIVING BIBLE 1Children, obey your parents; this is the right thing to do because God has placed them in authority over you. 2Honor your father and mother. This is the first of God’s Ten Commandments that ends with a promise. 3And this is the promise: that if ...read more

  • Dad! Be Responsible!

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jun 10, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,517 views

    This sermon deals with the God-given responsibilites of fathers.

    Dad! Be Responsible! Ephesians 6:1-4 1 Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. 2"Honor your father and mother," which is the first commandment with promise: 3"that it may be well with you and you may live long on the earth." 4And you, fathers, do not provoke your ...read more