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  • Choices We Make

    Contributed by Grant Gregory on Sep 9, 2006
    based on 111 ratings
     | 20,168 views

    The choices we make today have an impact on the decisions we will be making tomorrow. They establish a pattern and a foundation for our life.

    Choices we Make Jos. 24:15 “…Choose you this day whom ye will serve; whether the gods which your fathers served that were on the other side of the flood, or the gods of the Amorites, in whose land ye dwell: but as for me and my house, we will serve the LORD.” Life is filled choices. We ...read more

  • A Mother's Love

    Contributed by Larry Finley on May 15, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,176 views

    Mary’s devotional act expresses a Mother’s Love

    1. ACTIVE LOVE A. Deliberate 1. She had heard & received His Words 2. “Come Unto Me” – she came & sat at His feet 3. “I will give you rest” – nothing else mattered 4. “ Die & third day rise” – only one who believed B. Delicate 1. quietly stood to feet- no ...read more

  • Addicted To The Ministry

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,948 views

    What does a functioning ministry team look like? See the characteristics...

    October 21, 2001 13Be on guard. Stand true to what you believe. Be courageous. Be strong. 14And everything you do must be done with love. 15You know that Stephanas and his household were the first to become Christians in Greece,and they are spending their lives in service to other ...read more

  • Finding True Wisdom Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 17, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,132 views

    Wisdom is the ability to apply the Truth of scripture to our daily lives.

    Finding True Wisdom James 3:13-18 November 5, 2006 Evening Service Introduction 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. 14 But if you harbor bitter envy and selfish ambition in your hearts, do not ...read more

  • Jesus Feeds The 5000

    Contributed by Daniel Sorensen on Oct 26, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,452 views

    BRIEF sermon (homily) given to a group of sailors recently graduated from boot camp which could be modified to recent graduates from High School or a retreat or confirmation.

    Jesus Feeds the 5000 5000 people, all together in a tight space, all sweaty, and hungry, and tired. Kind of sounds like life on an aircraft carrier. No matter how long we have been in the service, be it 5 weeks or 5 years, we have already experienced crowds of people. Lines in the ...read more

  • Getting Over Fear Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Feb 14, 2005
    based on 33 ratings
     | 6,198 views

    This message will help the listener to discover four truths from 1st John that will help us overcome fear. It is written to help the listener understand the realationship between love and fear.

    "Getting Over Fear" 1st John 4:11-18 A young five-year-old was in the kitchen as his mother was making supper. She asked him to go into the pantry and get her a can of tomato soup, but he didn’t want to go in alone. He said, it’s dark in there and I’m scared. So she asked him again but ...read more

  • Real Love Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Aug 14, 2006
    based on 33 ratings
     | 8,031 views

    5th in the series "Love Notes: A Letter from John." What genuine love looks like.

    A girl gave a photo to a boy she was dating with this inscription on the back. “Dear Johnny, the last two weeks have been the best of my whole life. I will love you as long as the stars shine and until the oceans run dry. Love Susan. p.s. If we break up I want this picture back.” We know ...read more

  • How To Handle Complainers

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,627 views

    Paul’s prudence evidenced the Spirit’s leading not only in his content but also in his approach to people

    How to Handle Complainers Illustration:Don’t complain and talk about all your problems--80 percent of people don’t care; the other 20 percent will think you deserve them. Mark Twain. Illustration: A heavy wagon was being dragged along a country lane by a team of oxen. The axles ...read more

  • God's Love And Our Love Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jan 29, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,822 views

    Love is the core of our faith

    1 John 4:7-21 January 28, 2007 God’s Love and Ours John is coming to the end of his letter & it is this point that he brings it all together. You remember that he is arguing with a group who has left the church that we call proto-Gnostics. These people believed that we are saved, not ...read more

  • The Character Of Love Series

    Contributed by Scott Bradford on Mar 20, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 11,445 views

    This sermon is the 1st in a series on the fruits of the Spirit, or rather, the character of a Christian: Love!

    Remember "The Dating Game"? Where contestants asked eligble bachelors or bachelorettes questions to determine which one they would want to go on a date with. What if we did like "The Christian Game?" Like the Pastor or Administraitive Board had to ask potential members questions before they could ...read more

  • Solomon: Not The Man He Used To Be Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 24, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 11,712 views

    Solomon’s downfall occurred when he was older because he gave into the temptation of the elderly: focusing upon himself rather than the Kingdom’s future generations.

    Solomon: Not the Man He Used to Be (I Kings 11) 1. People are better off when they care about other people: Mamie Adams [an elderly widow] always went to a branch post office in her town because the postal employees there were friendly. She went there to buy stamps just before Christmas ...read more

  • Pursuing Victory

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Jun 5, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,265 views

    Joseph’s life is a remarkable example of how God works within seemingly impossible circumstances to bring hope and victory.

    Based on Genesis 37:12-28; 50:19-21 JOSEPH WAS YOUNG AND FAITHFUL -- LOVED BY HIS FATHER BUT DESPISED BY HIS BROTHERS. THE LOVE JOSEPH’S FATHER GAVE TO HIM PROVIDED A RICH ENVIRONMENT WHERE HE COULD GROW PHYSICALLY, EMOTIONALLY, AND SPIRITUALLY. HOWEVER, THE PEACE AND REASSURANCE HE FELT IN ...read more

  • Overcome Complaining Tendencies

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 17, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,448 views

    Paul asserted his truth and reasonableness when he cried, "I am not insane, most excellent Festus," "What I am saying is true and reasonable." "The king is familiar with these things and I can speak freely to him." Paul used great skills of affirmation, c

    How to Handle Complainers Illustration:Don’t complain and talk about all your problems--80 percent of people don’t care; the other 20 percent will think you deserve them. Mark Twain. Illustration: A heavy wagon was being dragged along a country lane by a team of oxen. The axles ...read more

  • Ten Gifts Of Jesus In The Gospel Of St John

    Contributed by Tony Abram on Apr 21, 2008
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,770 views

    In this sermon we outline 10 of the wonderful gifts Jesus gave to us, the Church. Many times we forget all the precious promises He gave us. May we be truly thankful for all He has done for us.

    TEN GIFTS OF JESUS IN THE GOSPEL OF ST JOHN In this sermon we outline 10 of the wonderful gifts Jesus gave to us, the Church. Many times we forget all the precious promises He gave us. May we be truly thankful for all He has done for us. I.GRACE AND TRUTH John 1:17 For the law was ...read more

  • Loving God's Way

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Feb 20, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 1,666 views

    Is it possible to describe the awesome character of God with one Word. All that he was, is, and shall be. Yes!!! 1 John 4.8 "God is love" This examines God as the source of love, our fruit of love, confidence in love, and conviction of love.

    How in one word could you sum up all that is God? Can you this morning think of one word or a phrase that completely and adequately tells us who God is? Is it possible you say? Can you so simply state the totality of who God is? Is it possible to communicate the infinite unending; ...read more