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  • Relying On The Holy Spirit To Fulfill Your Call

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jan 26, 2008
    based on 24 ratings

    God’s plan is always the best plan. If men and women will allow the Holy Spirit to lead them He will bring perfect direction.

    Relying On the Holy Spirit to Fulfill Your Call Text: Acts 20:22-24 22And now, you see, I am going to Jerusalem, bound by the [Holy] Spirit and obligated and compelled by the [convictions of my own] spirit, not knowing what will befall me there- 23Except that the Holy Spirit clearly and more

  • Clarifying Our Mission And Purpose, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Richard Laraviere on Aug 16, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Unless we know who we are, where we are going and who we are trying to minister to, how can we fulfil our mission as a church family?

    What are we aiming for? Clarifying our mission and purpose Part 2 Review: Write down on a paper, last weeks main point of the message. Put your name at the top of the paper and pass it forward. The main thrust of the message was, Do we know who we are as a church? What do more

  • So You Call Yourself A Pastor 1 Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Feb 9, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    Exposition of Acts 20:17-24. First of a three part series on Paul’s charge to the elders of Ephesus at Miletus. This message is about Paul’s example of how ministry should be done.

    Text: Acts 20:17-24, Title: So Call Yourself a Pastor I, Date/Place: NRBC, 2/8/09, AM A. Opening illustration: Bad preachers on God Stuff— 30 second intro, pause it B. Background to passage: Paul is on his way back to Jerusalem to deliver an offering that he has taken up for the more

  • Farewell

    Contributed by Blake Inscore on Sep 25, 2008
    based on 37 ratings

    This was my final sermon at Michigan Heights Baptist Church after 10 wonderful years as their Pastor.

    Introduction: Today is my last Sunday as your Pastor, and I want to offer my farewell sermon based on the farewell that Paul gave to the leaders from the Church at Ephesus. I. The Past (17-21) 17Now from Miletus, he sent to Ephesus and called for the elders of the church. 18And when they came more

  • “a Life Worth Living” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Mar 2, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    A life worth living is a life on mission.

    Paul speaks here of how the Spirit was leading him to go to Jerusalem. Paul said that he was committed to following Christ, even if the only promise given him was that he’d face difficulty. I wonder, if the Spirit spoke to you as He had to Paul, would you obey? If you knew that following God more

  • The Confident Servant

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Mar 6, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Paul is addressing the elders at Ephesus as he heads for Jerusalem, and in doing so he gives us a great picture of what makes a servant of God confident in what he is doing.

    Passage: Acts 20:13-28 Intro: Once in a while, when things are a little overwhelming in my life, I have what Jan and I call “the church dream.” 1. I’m here, though the room is usually a little larger, with a lot more people. 2. the service is underway as I walk in, but I don’t recognize the more

  • Exiting This World In Fashion

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on May 25, 2008
    based on 38 ratings

    Let’s think about how Paul was going to leave this world and how this applies to our exiting this world. 1- He wanted to exit while serving the Lord 2- He wanted to exit while preaching strongly 3- He wanted to exit while compelled by God’s Spirit

    INTRO.- ILL.- There was an elderly man at home, upstairs, dying in bed. He smelled the aroma of his favorite chocolate chip cookies baking. He wanted one last cookie before he died. He stumbled down the stairs and crawled into the kitchen where his wife was busy baking cookies. With his more

  • No Need To Say Good Bye

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Jul 1, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    My Last Sunday and the time to say goodbye has come.

    No need to say Goodbye Acts 20:17-20:32 How do you say “goodbye” when you leave friends? Gotta go. Bye It’s been fun. Take it easy Adios Amigo After while, crocodile So long Catch you later Ariverderchi “Toodle-oo.” Goodbye and God bless you Perhaps Paul Harvey’s , good day. more

  • Getting Ready For Our Final Goodbye (Part 1)

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 27, 2007

    Paul was ready for his final goodbye. How can we get ready?

    Getting Ready for Our Final Goodbye (Part 1) Acts 20:13-24 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - Dec. 5, 2007 *The rest of Acts 20 is an extremely important portion of Scripture. In these verses Paul reflects on the past and tries to prepare the church leaders of Ephesus for life more

  • Getting Ready For Our Final Goodbye (Part 2)

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Dec 27, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Paul was ready for his final goodbye, and in these verses he shows us how to get ready.

    Getting Ready for Our Final Goodbye (Part 2) Acts 20:17-38 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - Dec. 12, 2007 *Eugene J. Toni is a Vietnam veteran. In 1991, Eugene made a visit to the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C. Standing under a full moon, he flipped more

  • Paul's Pep Talk Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Oct 26, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Sometimes in the face of difficulty we need some encouragement to stay the course. That’s what Paul gives us as we prepares for a very difficult time in his life.

    I dislike performance evaluations. (Performance Evaluation Dictionary). Giving or getting employee evaluations are a little like going to dentist, but without the Novocain. I like coaching better. I took golf lessons as a youngster. I really liked it when the coach would come over and put his hands more

  • S Is For Serve Series

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on May 30, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    A study of the word "serve" and also "steadfast"

    Introduction 1. I shared this story before...but let me share it again to illustrate my sermon for this evening... In 1972, NASA launched the exploratory space probe Pioneer 10. According to Leon Jaroff in Time,... the satellite’s primary mission was to reach Jupiter,... photograph the more

  • The Truth And The Whole Truth

    Contributed by Jeff Hughes on Feb 2, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Paul talks about the ministry.

    I. PRAYER II. Introduction a. What makes Christianity different from all the other religions of the world? Years ago that very question was discussed at a Christian leadership conference. Some of the participants argued that Christianity is unique in teaching that God became man. But someone more

  • Farewell

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Dec 22, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    This is a farelwell sermon to the faithful and loving people of Perche. A challenge to ministry and encouragement of love. Using the Apostles farewell to the Ephesian church.

    Intro: What can be said that is adequate in a farewell sermon? There are not enough words of thanks or enough words of love that I could share. However I will try my best to leave you with these last words of challenge, encouragement and love. We find as we study the New testament that the more

  • The Challenge Of Generosity Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Jan 26, 2009
    based on 39 ratings

    Challenges people to be generous with time, talents and treasure.

    This Sermon and series based on sermon series by Nelson Searcy and the Journey Church. The Challenge of Generosity Slide Good morning. Welcome to Hickory Creek Community Church. We are glad that you are here today. We hope that because of your being here, God would speak to you more