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  • Afar Off

    Contributed by Roger Roark on Mar 28, 2016

    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 more

  • Following Afar Off

    Contributed by James Sulton on Mar 13, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    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 more

  • A Good Position Does Not Always Mean A Good Condition

    Contributed by Terry Vaughan on Feb 14, 2002
    based on 50 ratings

    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 more

  • God Be Merciful To Me A Sinner

    Contributed by William Baeta on Oct 24, 2001
    based on 28 ratings

    “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!’”

    Theme: God be merciful to me a sinner Text: 2 Chron. 19:4-8; 2 Tim. 4:6-8, 16-18; Luke 18:9-14 The eighteenth chapter of Luke’s gospel begins with a parable about how important it is to persist in prayer. In it we are taught that God hears us when we pray and He will see justice done to those more

  • He Ran And He Ran

    Contributed by Ronald Fair on Apr 3, 2001
    based on 43 ratings

    It is ours to run to Jesus if all the running was ours, but the real truth is that the Lord runs to us.

    HE RAN AND HE RAN . Text: Mark 5:6 “But when he saw Jesus afar off, he ran and worshipped him”. Luke 15:20 “But when he was a yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion and he ran and embraced him, and kissed him”. INTRODUCTION These two texts more

  • "Faith To The Third Degree"

    Contributed by Jerry Depoy on May 4, 2005
    based on 18 ratings

    Daniel was spared from being eaten in the Lion’s den, but others were not. Those who died for their faith, had the greatest faith of all!

    Title: “Faith to the Third Degree” Faith is defined as: (Heb 11:1 KJV) Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Faith is required upon salvation… (Eph 2:8 KJV) For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift more

  • Are You Watching And Seeking Jesus?

    Contributed by Joshua Hetrick on Aug 3, 2009

    Mary Magdalene

    Are You Watching and Seeking Jesus? Matthew 27:55-56 55 And many women were there beholding afar off, which followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him: 56 Among which was Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joses, and the mother of Zebedee’s children. Thesis Show from more

  • An Attitude Of Gratitude

    Contributed by Michael Belcher on Nov 20, 2001
    based on 1,224 ratings

    The powerful lesson of gratefulness as taught in the account of the 10 lepers.

    Introductory: Two men were walking through a field one day when they spotted an enraged bull. Instantly they darted toward the nearest fence. The storming bull followed in hot pursuit, and it was soon apparent they wouldn’t make it. Terrified, the one shouted to the other, "Put up a prayer, more

  • Be Blessed

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on May 5, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    ❶. Without Christ ❷. With Christ ❸ My Response

    - My deliberate trip into Elkins WV wild Bowden Cave - It’s huge opening pretends to give promise of a wonderful adventure - once back of the opening it had a tiny winding downward passage into the cavern - Cavern’s slimy slope slid you into a cold underground stream - Every step was more

  • The Unity Of Ten Lepers Dws#3 Series

    Contributed by John Butler on Jun 17, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    What the Greek has to say about Unity in and out of the body of Christ.

    The Unity of Ten Lepers... I. Birds of a Feather Flock Together... a) Read: Luk 17:11 And it came to pass, as he went to Jerusalem, that he passed through the midst of Samaria and Galilee. Luk 17:12 And as he entered into a certain village, there met him ten men that were lepers, which more

  • Make Room For The Camels

    Contributed by David Smith on May 31, 2005
    based on 12 ratings

    A message from Genesis Chapters 22,23,24 that shows the parrallel of Abraham, Isaac, & Jacob to God the Father, Son & Holy Spirit. It is also a message to validate the need for the Gifts of the Spirit.

    Title: “Make Room For The Camels” Text: Genesis 24:10 “The history of what will happen in the future, is hidden in the book of Genesis” Ecclesiastes 1:9-10 – “The thing that has been, is that which shall be. There is nothing new under the son.” Ecclesiastes 3:15 – “If you want to know what more

  • Seeing The Invisible Future Series

    Contributed by Js Collins on Jan 15, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Hebrews 11 is called the hall of faith, because it shows men and women off faith who has been victorious . These have vision in the use of their faith.

    Seeing the invisible future Scripture Text Hebrews 11:13-16 13. These all died in faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off were assured of them, embraced them and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth. 14. For those who say such things more

  • A Visit With People In Hell

    Contributed by Dr.w.samuel Legon on Aug 3, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Hell is real miss it through Christ

    A VISIT WITH PEOPLE IN HELL Most people think that people in hell have no feelings. This is far from right ,people who go to hell have emotions and many other qualities that make them know where they are and why they are there. Luke 16:19 There was a certain rich man, which more

  • An Encounter Of Grateful Faith

    Contributed by Rodney Kelley on Aug 24, 2010

    Are you truly grateful to God for your salvation?

    Intro. As chapter 17 begins, Jesus tells the disciples that some will be stumbling blocks to others, and we must forgive. Then the disciples make a request. Why? We are not sure. They had a simple request- “Increase our Faith” Faith - It is not just a belief, IT IS FOUNDATIONAL! It more

  • Keeping The Faith #1 Series

    Contributed by Timothy Shirley on Apr 19, 2002
    based on 38 ratings

    This is a study of faith from the book of Hebrews chapter 11.

    Keeping the Faith#1 Hebrews 11:1 Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen. Introduction. There is a close relationship between faith and hope. Faith is something you believe in. Hope is something you expect. And so our faith, or belief, is the substance, more