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  • Our Master's Joy Series

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on Jun 10, 2016

    The parable of the talents, ministering as given by our master

    I. Introduction A. The outline for this message came from “The Preacher’s Outline and Sermon Bible,” by Leadership Ministries Worldwide B. An old missionary couple had been working in Africa for years and were returning to New York to retire. They had no pension; their health more

  • The Leader And The Work Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Feb 20, 2015

    Nehemiah has got them to agree to rebuild but now it needs to be organised. They get all the people involved in groups according to their ability though there are a few who refuse to get involved.

    Sermon by Rev George Hemmings When I was growing up, I spent my weekends and holidays working on our family farm. I’d come home from boarding school and straight away be put to work. There’d be a long list of jobs to do, like mowing the acre that was our front yard, or weeding the more

  • Be Faithful Series

    Contributed by Michael Stover on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 46 ratings

    Be faithful in light of Jesus' return.

    Be Faithful! Matthew 25:14-30 I. Distribution to the Servants (14-18) A. Investment by the Master 1. According to ability 2. According to Master’s discretion B. Investment by the Servants 1. 1st Two invested more

  • The Duty Of Churches To Their Pastors

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 11, 2008
    based on 40 ratings

    We usually hear messages about the responsibility that a pastor has to his church. This is a message about the responsibility a church has to her pastor!

    THE DUTY OF CHURCHES TO THEIR PASTORS 1 Corinthians 16:10 INTRO: The Word of God is a perfect rule of faith and practice. It is not only profitable for doctrine, reproof and correction, but for perfection instruction in righteousness, that the man of more

  • What It Means To Have Faith Series

    Contributed by Jamie Wright on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    Taken from Hebrews 11, what does it mean to have faith as a Christian?

    What It Means to Have Faith? Pastor Jamie Wright * Maranatha Fellowship Church Hebrews 11:6 “But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.” Faith is: 1. Believing when I don’t more

  • How Should I Give Series

    Contributed by Keith Crouch on Jan 8, 2005
    based on 38 ratings

    This is the second in a series of 4 messages that take a look at biblical giving.

    How Should I Give? I Cor. 16:1-2, II Cor. 8:1-3, 9:6-8 I. We Should Give Systematically (I Cor. 16:2) “On the first day of the week let each one of you lay something aside storing up as he may prosper....”- v. 2 A. There is a call for setting aside 1. Each one means everyone 2. We are to more

  • The Secret Of Successful Christian Living

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Aug 3, 2003
    based on 77 ratings

    The secret of living a successful Christian life, or to say, a life that is pleasing to God is found in the declaration: “they first gave themselves to the Lord”.

    THE SECRET OF SUCCESSFUL CHRISTIAN LIVING “Moreover, brethren, we make known to you the grace of God bestowed on the churches of Macedonia: that in a great trial of affliction the abundance of their joy and their deep poverty abounded in the riches of their liberality. For I bear witness more

  • The Face Of Faithfulness: John Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 18, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    today we want to focus our attention on John. His face beneath the cross is the face of faithfulness. A study of John’s presence at the cross will help us in the pursuit of faithfulness.

    5-12-03 Title: The Face of Faithfulness: John Text: “Now there stood by the cross of Jesus his mother, and his mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Cleophas, and Mary Magdalene. When Jesus therefore saw his mother, and the disciple standing by, whom he loved, he saith unto his more

  • You've Been Blessed To Invest Series

    Contributed by Rick Adams on Nov 24, 2001
    based on 65 ratings

    Realizing that what we have has been given to us by God to invest back into His Kingdom.

    NOTE: My manuscripts are basically my thoughts on paper. Typically, I use them as a guide, not verbatim. Very rarely do I preach my message exactly the way I wrote it. If you would like to hear the message preached, please visit Abundant Life Fellowship’s multimedia page at more

  • God Has Given Us Many Talents - Share Them

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Nov 15, 2008

    A sermon for the 27th Sunday after Pentecost, proper 28, series A

    27th Sunday after Pentecost [Pr. 28] November 16, 2008 “Series A” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus the Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, through our baptism into the death and resurrection of your Son, Jesus the Christ, you have called more

  • Addicted To The Ministry

    Contributed by Martin Holland on Sep 7, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    If there is an addiction we must have let it be to the ministry of our Lord.

    Addicted to the Ministry 1 Cor. 16:15 Addicted = Devoted or committed Ministry= Service Minister = Servant 1 Tim. 1:12 Putting me into the ministry The Mission of the Church: • The Great Commandment • The Great Commission Administration (Song leader, trustees more

  • Not Our Talents But Our Use Of Talents

    Contributed by Howard Gunter on Nov 12, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    How we use our gifts are more important than their monetary value. It isn't the size of the gift, it's the motive in the giving!

    Not Our Talents BUT Our Use of Talents Matthew 25:14-30 This parable provides us with a message that can be and often is misunderstood. The talents referred to in the parable are monetary units. A talent was not really a coin at all but rather an ingot, weighing around 75 pounds. At that more

  • On The Move For God

    Contributed by Brian Kluth on Feb 15, 2007
    based on 19 ratings

    Five Keys For Moving Forward Together

    1 – MOVE ONWARD WITH GOD’S STIRRING Scriptures: Ezra 1:1-4 In the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, in order to fulfill the word of the LORD spoken by Jeremiah, the LORD moved the heart of Cyrus king of Persia to make a proclamation throughout his realm and to put it in writing: "This is what more

  • Following God's Lead Series

    Contributed by David Owens on May 18, 2014

    In this second sermon in this series, we explore how Israel follows God's lead after King Cyrus gives them permission to return and rebuild the Temple of God.

    Introduction: A. Many of us have our favorite songs. Maybe it’s a song that describes the theme of our lives or of our relationships. 1. Major league baseball now uses what are called a player’s walk-up song – It is used as a player heads to the mound or walks to the more

  • How Jesus Kept His Disciples United

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 25 ratings

    Every group contains of a wide variety of personalities, interests and backgrounds. When Jesus brought people together with such stark perceptional differences, He knew that in fighting might become a real problem. Instead of insisting that the disciples be unified, Jesus pointed His men toward more