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  • Do The Little Things Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Feb 13, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,412 views

    Everything in the Christian life is based imitating Christ. As Christ-imitators, we need to remember that: Our acts of service imitate Jesus, Our acts of service demonstrate our love, Our acts of service validate our words.

    Do the Little Things. 1 John 3:16-18 Everything in the Christian life is based imitating Christ As Christ-imitators, we need to remember that: 1. Our acts of service imitate Jesus v.16 Romans 5:8 Matthew 20:26-28 John 13 2. Our acts of service demonstrate our ...read more

  • A Cup Of Cold Water Series

    Contributed by Dan Hues on Apr 28, 2021
    based on 3 ratings
     | 652 views

    Even the smallest, seemingly insignificant act of love or mercy could have a lasting impact upon someone else.

    1. “Starfish Story” originally written by Loren Eiseley. "One day a man was walking along the beach, when he noticed a boy picking up starfish and throwing them into the ocean. Approaching the boy, he asked, “Excuse me, but what are you doing?" The boy replied, “Throwing starfish back ...read more

  • An Unsung Hero

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Apr 17, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 7,569 views

    The greatest work of the church is often the little acts of service that happen "behind the scenes."

    How many of you are familiar with penicillin? Of course, this is one of the most widely used antibiotics in modern medicine. Perhaps you have also heard the name of Sir Alexander Fleming, the pharmacist who discovered the medicine. Or maybe if you haven’t heard of Mr. Fleming, perhaps the ...read more

  • How You Can Be A Minister

    Contributed by Daniel Difranco on Jun 23, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,821 views

    This message is designed to help every believer perform acts of service and ministry.

    How YOU Can Be a Minister. What can I do? I don’t have any useful skills. I’m not smart enough. I’m too old. I’m too young. I have a disability. I don’t have enough time. Isn’t that someone else’s job? Have you ever had some of these thoughts or questions when thinking about ministry? It is ...read more

  • Never Mind Feet Washing, Let's Get On With More Important Acts Of Service!

    Contributed by Roger Whipp on Apr 29, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,182 views

    I ask the question, how well do we know our commander in chief, Jesus? Do we allow him to help in the many battles we face throughout our lives. How prepared are we to follow his example of servant-hood.

    Servanthood: John 13 v1-16 At the American Revolution a man in civilian clothes rode past a group of soldiers repairing a small defensive barrier, their leader was shouting instructions, but making no attempt to help them. Asked why by the rider, he retorted with great dignity, "Sir, I am a ...read more

  • Peter's Sermon After The Beggar Is Healed

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Jul 22, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,806 views

    Peter and John give us a model for Christian acts of service and proclamation. Also, Peter’s sermon focuses on Good News now and for the future.

    Background: Two of Jesus’ disciples – Peter and John – are on their way to the temple for prayer (Acts 3:1). In other words even though they were the first Christians – believing and trusting in Jesus as Messiah, and having witnessed Jesus’ death and resurrection – they had not turned their ...read more

  • Connect The Dots

    Contributed by Bill Sullivan on Mar 27, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,408 views

    A needed skill in the Christian life is to "connect the dots" both in our acts of service to God and in understanding His sovereign care and perfect plans.

  • Jesus Said, "Love One Another." But... How Are We To Do That?

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Jul 25, 2014
     | 3,495 views

    Jesus told us to love one another. We can do this in many different ways, through quality time, words of affirmation, giving of gifts, acts of service, and physical touch.

    JESUS SAID: “LOVE ONE ANOTHER” – BUT… HOW DO WE DO THAT? OPENING TEXT: Jesus said: “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for ...read more

  • Take Hold Of That Which Is Truly Life

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Oct 23, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,174 views

    Take Hold of That Which Is Truly Life 1) Let go of your love for money; 2) Grasp on to your loving Saviour; 3) Let loose with acts of service.

    “Now this is life!” Have you said anything like that while kicking back on vacation with fishing pole in hand, or while taking in the sweeping mountain views from your rented cabin, or while floating on an oversized rubber ducky at a pool somewhere warm? What is it about moments like that that move ...read more

  • His Workmanship Series

    Contributed by Daniel Austin on Mar 16, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,591 views

    While no work we can do can help us obtain salvation, God’s intention and expectation is that our salvation will result in acts of service: good works.

    His Workmanship 11/16/08 AM Text: Ephesians 2:10 Introduction: Ephesians 2:10 (NASB) For we are His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand so that we would walk in them. In our Wednesday evening bible class we have been studying the parables of Jesus ...read more

  • Serving With The Right Motive Series

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Apr 14, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 10,113 views

    Tonight from this passage of scripture we will learn what God expects of us in our giving, keeping in mind again the overall theme of the sermon on the Mount, is distinctiveness, being different from the world, and it is no different in our acts of servic

    Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount Part 11 Serving with the right Motive Pm Service January 11th 2009 Matthew 6:1-4 Introduction I read about a person who went to a concert at a beautiful old art-deco theatre. At the end of the concert, this person noticed two ushers standing near his seat who ...read more

  • I Still Believe Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on Jul 30, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 6,691 views

    We believe that God will do that which seems “impossible”. We believe that God will take each opportunity, each act of service, each expression of love to one another and use that for His glory and His Kingdom.

    I Still Believe Sept 7, 2008 Zech 8:1-8 Intro: I think I used to be more of a dreamer. I was never a pure idealist, with a grand vision of the perfect future “if only…”, but I have been close. I remember studying Romans 6 and hearing the Holy Spirit loudly saying “YES! It IS possible for ...read more

  • The Hidden World Of Service

    Contributed by Michael Trask on Sep 25, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,607 views

    The contrast couldn’t be more stark. Jesus describes his ultimate act of service while the disciples argue over which of them will be the greatest! This sermon stealthily plunges the listener into this contrast; then pulls them out on the right side.

    My dear friends in Christ, I want to tell you about something that I didn’t really begin to figure out until I was about 24. Many of you figured it out long before you reached that age; some of you have not figured it out yet. But when someone finally does learn it, and it begins to sink ...read more

  • Language: How We Perceive Love Series

    Contributed by Paul Basehore on Feb 10, 2016
     | 2,976 views

    Jesus told us to love one another. But what does that love look like? We all perceive it differently, but there are five "languages" that we use when we speak love.

    For the past two weeks, we’ve discussed love. First, we learned what love is not -- lust. After that, we learned the four types of love. But love is a verb -- it’s something we choose to do, right? #chooseagape, remember? We all know that the Bible tells us to show love. John ...read more

  • Faith And Service Through Our Understanding Of Maundy Thursday

    Contributed by Ian Bullock on Mar 31, 2021
     | 550 views

    An opportunity to reflect on some of the key themes of Maundy Thursday, as we begin to prepare for Good Friday

    In the name of the Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Amen, Today we enter the Holy Triduum, the three days which changed everything. Maundy Thursday is replete with signs and symbols, so much for us to think about, and to celebrate before we sit vigil in the garden of gethsemane with Christ later ...read more