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  • Afar Off

    Contributed by Roger Roark on Mar 23, 2016
     | 2,446 views

    Keeping Jesus at distance

    AFAR OFF 11. "Afar Off" There are many characters who are said to be "afar off." 1. A Demon -Possessed Man, when he "saw Jesus afar off," ran and worshipped Him (Mark 5: 1-6). 5 They came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes.[a] 2 And when Jesus[b] had stepped out of ...read more

  • Following Afar Off

    Contributed by James Sulton on Mar 12, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 3,916 views

    Following Jesus

    Many of us are following as Peter was afar off. Jesus commanded us to take up our cross daily and follow Him. The cross identifies us as His followers so it behooves us to follow close to our Lord, our Master, our General, our Savior. Why follow Jesus? I. Not because we have to. No ...read more

  • Content To View From Afar

    Contributed by Everett Mccoy on Jul 23, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,120 views

    Encourages the audience to go ALL THE WAY across Jordan - like Elisha, while all of the other prophets were content to view Elijah’s end from afar.

    1 When the LORD was about to take Elijah up to heaven in a whirlwind, Elijah and Elisha were on their way from Gilgal. 2 Elijah said to Elisha, "Stay here; the LORD has sent me to Bethel." But Elisha said, "As surely as the LORD lives and as you live, I will not leave you." So they went down to ...read more

  • Brought Near From Afar Series

    Contributed by David Welch on Feb 14, 2011
     | 2,859 views

    13th in the series dealing with our having been brought near to God from alienation through the work of Christ.

    “Brought Near from Afar” Eph 2:11-22 I. Our Wealth and Worth In Christ 1-4 A. Paul blessed God for blessing us with every spiritual blessing 1:3-14 1. Specially Chosen 1:4 2. Purposefully Adopted 1:5-6 3. Freely Redeemed and Forgiven 1:7-8a 4. Spiritually Enlightened 1:8b-10 5. Surely ...read more

  • Following From Afar

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Mar 24, 2010
    based on 11 ratings
     | 9,095 views

    A sermon examining those who attempt to follow Jesus from afar.

  • The Wise Men - How Seekers Find Jesus Series

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Dec 9, 2014
     | 4,030 views

    The Wise Men came from afar to seek Jesus. Are you seeking him today?

    We’ve seen the Christmas poster “Wise Men Still Seek Him.” When we think of the Wise Men we think of those who were seeking Jesus. TODAY we want to look at their example as we continue our series FINDING JESUS. The question you must answer today is whether or not you ...read more

  • Reassign Your Resources Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 6, 2008
     | 2,062 views

    It is impossible to love from afar. Christians are called to share their blessings and get "down and dirty" in their sharing of the gospel and their service of others.

    Much of the content of this sermon was taken from a sample sermon by Rick Rusaw, author of "Living a Life on Loan" Standared Publishing Luke 10:27-37, Matthew 25:14-30 “Reassign Your Resources” INTRODUCTION We are people who have been created, loved, forgiven and called by God. God ...read more

  • A Good Position Does Not Always Mean A Good Condition

    Contributed by Terry Vaughan on Feb 14, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 6,654 views

    Just because you’re in a good position, it does not mean that your soul is in a good condition. Are you following God afar off?

    WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH PASTOR: TERRY VAUGHAN SERMON TITLE: A GOOD POSITION DOES NOT ALWAYS MEAN A GOOD CONDITION “For God so loved the world , that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God sent not His Son into the ...read more

  • Wise Men From Everywhere

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Dec 23, 2008
     | 1,097 views

    From the story of the Wise men that traveled afar, we today can learn key principles to how we should respond to the birth and life of Christ.

  • King Of Kings, High Priest, And Ultimate Sacrifice

    Contributed by Sterling Franklin on Dec 27, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,965 views

    A message focuing on the gifts given by these "wise men" from afar, both relating to significance to Jesus' life, as well as some background on how these gifts were used throughout Scripture.

    Given at Glorious King Jesus (GKJ Christian Church) Apex, NC December 26, 2010 Main Sermon Text: Matthew 2:1-11 Note: This includes a teaching review on Simeon & Anna from Luke 2:22-38, followed by the sermon on Matthew 2:1-11. Scripture Reading and Teaching: Luke 2:22-38 Luke ...read more

  • Jesus Defends The Wrong

    Contributed by Matthew Morine on May 25, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 1,718 views

    Christians run through society judging sin. But instead of judging the failing morality of the world, Christains should love people through sin. It is easy to judge from afar; it is courageous to love up close.

    Jesus Defends the Wrong Theme: Jesus protects the sinner from the self-righteous. Text: John 8:1-11 Lucy is a pretty fourteen year old girl. Maybe that was half of the problem; she was too attractive too early in life. She started dating Mark at the beginning of the school year, Mark ...read more

  • God Is Merciful

    Contributed by William Baeta on Nov 16, 2019
     | 2,176 views

    “And the tax collector, standing afar off, would not so much as raise his eyes to heaven, but beat his breast saying ‘God be merciful to me a sinner’” Luke 18:13.

    Introduction: Our theme for today’s sermon is “God is merciful”. Mercy is at the heart of the Christian faith and God is not just merciful, He is rich in mercy. Mercy is an aspect of God’s nature that spares us the punishment we justly deserve. God’s mercy is unchanging and eternal. Cain killed ...read more

  • Voices From Galilee

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Sep 22, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,357 views

    But when once raised from the dead, Jesus would resume His relationship with His disciples-with the poor of the flock. He would go before them to the place where this relationship commenced, to Galilee, afar from the pride of the nation, and where

    Voices from Galilee Text: Mark 14:26-29; Acts 1:3 And when they had sung an hymn, they went out into the mount of Olives. And Jesus saith unto them, All ye shall be offended because of me this night: for it is written, I will smite ...read more

  • The Face Of Failure-Simon Peter Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Jun 12, 2012
     | 5,450 views

    We have all heard the story of when Peter denied that he knew Jesus. It happened when Jesus was arrested and taken to the high priest to face charges of blasphemy against God. Peter followed Jesus “from afar.” He feared that Jesus was going to be put t

    The Face of Failure: Simon Peter Text: Mark 14:53-72 We have all heard the story of when Peter denied that he knew Jesus. It happened when Jesus was arrested and taken to the high priest to face charges of blasphemy against God. Peter followed Jesus “from afar.” He feared that ...read more

  • The Praise Of The Wise Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 22, 2013
    based on 24 ratings
     | 36,977 views

    Why would the Wise Men travel so far, at such expense, and over dangerous roads? Jesus wasn't "their" King was He? And what can we learn from how they responded to Jesus wasn't they arrived?

    OPEN: When I was a boy, every December we’d sing: We Three Kings Of Orient Are” Stand with me and let’s sing just the first verse together: “We three kings of Orient are, bearing gifts we traverse afar. Field and fountain, moor and mountain, following yonder star. O ...read more