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  • An Accepting God

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Mar 19, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 1,596 views

    Fourth Sunday in Lent Series C Lectionary Prodigal Son

    ’’An Accepting God" Luke 15:1-3, 11-32 4th Sunday of Lent C A young man had secretly misappropriated several hundred dollars from his employer. When the shortage was discovered he was called to the office of the senior partner Immediately he knew he would be fired and would have to go to ...read more

  • Acceptable Worship Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 28, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,782 views

    Jesus confronts Pharisaic tradition.

    Acceptable Worshi) Mark 7:1-23 INTRO.: As we read the second through the seventh chapters of the Gospel of Mark, it seems to me there is a major emphasis on the controversy between the Pharisees and Jesus. The great expositor, G. Campbell Morgan, thought Jesus was intentionally confronting the ...read more

  • Accepting God

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 8, 2002
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,452 views

    This is the most important decision available to man. Everyone that hears the truth must make a decision of what to do with it.

    Accepting God! John 3:10-22 The Rev. Billy Graham tells of a time early in his career when he arrived in a small town to preach a sermon. Wanting to mail a letter, he asked a young boy where the post office was. When the boy had told him, Dr. Graham thanked him and said, “If you’ll come to the ...read more

  • An Acceptable Offering

    Contributed by Steven Kellett on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 215 ratings
     | 32,156 views

    A look at Cain and Abel’s offerings to see why one was acceptable and the other was not.

    Two shopkeepers were bitter rivals. Their stores were directly across the street from each other, and they would spend each day keeping track of each other’s business. If one got a customer, he would smile in triumph at his rival. One night an angel appeared to one of the shopkeepers in a dream ...read more

  • Acceptance And Rejection

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 25, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,147 views

    We know what both acceptance and rejection feel like. What must God feel at our rejection of Him? In Jesus He turns around our rejection into His acceptance of us. We can accept our acceptance.

    “He came to what was his own, and his own people did not accept him.” Do you have experience with both acceptance and rejection? I imagine you do. No one is so fortunate as to have had everything he wants, and so we have all experienced rejection. And no one is so hard-up that she has been ...read more

  • Accepting The Responsibility Series

    Contributed by Mike Gilbert on Jan 19, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,752 views

    God has entrusted the fulfilling of His mission to us, while providing for us all we need in order to accomplish the mission. Will we accept the responsibility, be faithful to the task?

    -Intro> I had just turned nine years old on that cold January morning in 1961, but I remember it like it was yesterday. I was young, but I knew something truly significant was happening. Up until that day all the Presidents I was aware of had been my grandfather’s age. But in January of ’61, ...read more

  • Accepting Forgiveness

    Contributed by Matt Barker on Jul 13, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 6,992 views

    As Christians, we often work hard at forgiving others; we need to learn to accept God’s forgiveness of ourselves.

    Accepting Forgiveness Let’s open our bibles this morning to Psalm 103. In this Psalm, David is praising God for his tremendous love for His people. We’ll come back to this in just a minute. Now, we all know that David wasn’t perfect. Let’s take a look at one of his most famous stories. ...read more

  • Accepting The Cup

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Feb 16, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,538 views

    Communion message based on Ray Vander Laan’s description of the acceptance of the "bride price" by the prospective bride.

    Accepting the Cup Matthew 26:17-29 February 11, 2007 This last week Debra and I were at our annual Pastors Retreat in Rapid City with the other pastors of our district. It’s always a great time of refreshment and fellowship, not to mention listening to some great teaching from guest ...read more

  • The Ministry Of Accepting No

    Contributed by Corey Howse on Feb 6, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 2,484 views

    This sermon is designed to encourage the believer that God has a purpose in saying no to his children.

    Have you ever asked your parents for something and they said no. Have you ever asked the teacher at school to allow you to do something and they said no. Have you ever asked God why did you allow my friend or loved one to go into a coma, and die. What did you do? Did you throw a temper tantrum, ...read more

  • Acceptable Worship Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Aug 20, 2012
    based on 18 ratings
     | 9,467 views

    The joy and satisfaction which so many Christian lack can be received only by surrendering back to the Lord what He has already given to us. When we surrender our body, mind and will to God as a living sacrifice, then we can truly render spiritual worshi

    ROMANS 12: 1-2 ACCEPTABLE WORSHIP A tearful distraught young woman approached a pastor who had been speaking on worship at a conference and told him that she could not live the Christian life the way she should. She said, "I'm frustrated. My worship experience is not meaningful and ...read more

  • Accept No Substitutes Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 13, 2004
    based on 88 ratings
     | 18,849 views

    Why would the Israelites accept stale stagnant water rather than the living water God offered them? Did they just wake up one morning and say "I don’t want to follow God"? Consider these intriguing thoughts.

    OPEN: How many of you have ever bought “generic” products? Many of us do. We’ll go to the pharmacy and we’ll ask for the “generic” version of the medicine the Doctor has prescribed. Or, we’ll go the grocery store and purchase the store version of whatever product Kellogg’s or Seyfert’s or Land ‘o ...read more

  • Accepting Satisfaction

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Aug 23, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 3,497 views

    What needs to happen before a person will accept the offer of eternal life Jesus offers?

    INTRODUCTION • Have you ever tried to explain something to a person only to have that person not understand a word you had to say? • Jesus has just fed the 5,000 and now because of His love for the people He is trying to lead them to Him. The crowd is fixated on the physical world. This does ...read more

  • Accepting The Challenge

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Oct 30, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,988 views

    Paul is wrapping up his stay in Corinth, and heading back to Antioch.

    I. PRAYER II. Introduction a. The story is told of a little boy that was very impressed with a missionary that had come to his church. The missionary had come to the small church hoping to recruit men for the mission field in South Africa, but he was disappointed to find that there were only ...read more

  • An Accepting Christian Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Dec 3, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,011 views

    the importance of buildng bridges over the divides that separate us

    Triple AAA Church and Christian. I want to speak to about being an Accepting Christian! Prayer - Bridges and walls are both necessary and both serve very different purposes. Walls divide. Bridges unite! In 1964, our family lived on Staten Island, NY. It was an exciting time for that ...read more

  • You Are Accepted

    Contributed by Doug Morrell on Dec 5, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,444 views

    The reason we think and many times say such terrible things about others is that we do not truly accept that we are accepted. We are haunted by guilt because we have never accepted and forgiven ourselves.

    Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. Or so we have been told. However, the Bible tells us that our words have the power of life and death (Proverbs 18:21). God also tells us that only wholesome talk should come from our mouths and that we should encourage one ...read more