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  • Healing For The Broken Heart

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Apr 24, 2009
    based on 32 ratings

    Two big ways Jesus heals the brokenhearted.

    We’re in the series, "The Case for the Real Jesus, How Jesus is not Synthetic or False, but Real and Reliable!" We’re using Psalm 34:8 (NCV) as our Scriptural theme for this series. "Examine and see how good the Lord is. Happy is the person who trusts him." Historical evidence abounds for the more

  • How To Be Joyful In Any Situation

    Contributed by Bradley Kellum on Sep 23, 2009
    based on 64 ratings

    "In everything give thanks". Sound impossible? Paul shares with us the secrets of being joyful in any situation we face in life.

    “How To Be Joyful In Any Situation” “Give thanks in everything, for this is God’s will (for you) in Christ Jesus.” – 1 Thessalonians 5:18 (CSB) Thoughts on Gratitude: 1. Gratitude is the attitude that keeps my life flying at a steady altitude regardless of the storm I’m in. 2. Being thankful more

  • Hannah: She Got Up

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Sep 26, 2009
    based on 69 ratings

    This message encourages people to get up out of their depression and loneliness in order to discover something new God may be trying to do in their lives.

    Hannah, They Got Up September 27, 2009 1 Samuel 1:1-28 Hebrews 11:1-7 How many of you remember the person who taught you how to ride a bicycle? How many of you remember either your foot slipping off the pedal and you stopping, or you going wobbly and hit something, or you simply fell more

  • Holding God's Promises Series

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Oct 29, 2009
    based on 31 ratings

    The promises of God are certain, complete, collective, constructive and conditional.

    HOLDING GOD’S PROMISES Back in 1921, a missionary couple named David and Svea Flood went from Sweden to the heart of Africa to what was then called the Belgian Congo. They met up with another young Scandinavian couple, the Ericksons, and the four of them sought God for direction. In those days more

  • How To Handle Stress - Jesus (Part 2) Series

    Contributed by Mark Nichols on Nov 2, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    Jesus was constantly under pressure and yet remained cool, calm and collected. Here are last 4 of 8 principles we learn from His life!

    TEXT: various TITLE: Jesus - How to Handle Stress - Part 2 SERIES: When Life Gets Messy TOPIC: Stress OCCASION: Burnside Christian Church, October 11, 2009 PROP.: Jesus was constantly under pressure and yet remained cool, calm and collected. Here are last 4 of 8 principles we learn from more

  • Buffeted But Blessed

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Nov 2, 2009
    based on 24 ratings

    Life sometimes seems to be giving us a good beating. But God’s purpose in permitting trials and troubles in our lives is not to beat and burden us, but rather to build and bless our Christian life.

    Buffeted But Blessed Text: 2 Cor.12: 9, 10 Intro: Most of us would think the ideas of buffeting and blessing are totally foreign to one another. It’s difficult to wrap our limited insight around the biblical idea that the former could actually produce the latter. As a matter of fact, the more

  • A Snake Is A Snake Series

    Contributed by John Petty on Nov 3, 2009
    based on 8 ratings

    God is calling us to come out of the fox holes and go on the offensive. But before you can attack the enemy you must be able to recognize th enemy. And when you do remember... a snake is a snake.

    Genesis 3:1-7 (NKJV) 1 Now the serpent was more cunning than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. And he said to the woman, "Has God indeed said, ’You shall not eat of every tree of the garden’?" 2 And the woman said to the serpent, "We may eat the fruit of the trees of the more

  • God Uses Thorns Series

    Contributed by Stephen Sheane on Nov 10, 2009
    based on 29 ratings

    God calls us to accept, own and use our thorns to extend His grace to others.

    GOD USES THORNS Years ago in the northeastern United States codfish was a big commercial business. There is a market for eastern cod all over, especially on the West Coast. The demand posed a problem to the shippers. At first they froze the cod, then shipped them elsewhere, but the freezing more

  • A Widow With Nothing But Empty Vessels

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Nov 18, 2009
    based on 51 ratings

    This message is intended to encourage the body of christ in these trying times.

    Introduction: God wants to fill your emptiness with the oil of His Holy Presence. The Widow in our text, was empty. She was without a husband. She was broke and broken. Her finances had vanished. She had no bread and no bread winner. She had no employement or opportunity to be employed. However; more

  • When Bad Things Happen To Good People

    Contributed by Doug Humphrey on Nov 18, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    The purpose of this sermon is to help people trust God in the midst of life’s suffering and trials. Rather than focus on the "Why" question, I encourage them to focus on the "Who" question. For behind life’s trials stands a God who is good, loving and sov

    When Bad Things Happen to Good People Acts 9:32-43 Introduction: The Bible teaches that we live in a fallen world. This is not the world as God originally created it. It is not the world as it will be one day. But when Adam and Eve sinned everything changed. The Bible says that creation more

  • Suffering For Following Jesus Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Nov 30, 2009
    based on 34 ratings

    This section covers persecution & hostility in the world. Jesus’ disciples would not have life easy. He says that discipleship will be a costly endeavor & whoever chooses to follow Him must be ready to experience & endure the sort of conflict He experie

    JOHN 15: 18-27 SUFFERING FOR FOLLOWING JESUS This section centers on the topic of persecution and hostility in the world. Jesus foresaw that His disciples would not have life easy. He says that discipleship will be a costly endeavor and whoever chooses to follow Him must be ready to more

  • Knocked Down But Never Knocked Out

    Contributed by Jimmy Dillon on Nov 14, 2011
    based on 7 ratings

    Message about continually moving forward in the midst of the storms

    KNOCKED DOWN BUT NEVER KNOCKED OUT Romans 8:31-39 INTRODUCTION One of my favorite movies of all time is the movie “Rocky.” The movie depicted the struggles of a club boxer who had raw but untapped skills. During a championship fight, defeat appeared certain for Rocky. more

  • Lessons From Ground Zero

    Contributed by Jay Mccluskey on Dec 30, 2011
    based on 7 ratings

    Delivered on September 11, 2011 the Tenth Anniversary of the 911 attacks.

    LESSONS FROM GROUND ZERO It is a common observation for events that are sudden, shocking, and heavy events that we not only remember the event, we remember where we were when we heard about the event. Senior adults who were alive during the 1940’s not only remember the attack on Pearl more

  • The Hope Of Glory Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Jan 9, 2012
    based on 27 ratings

    For many Christianity is just not working for them. That may be the reason so many Christians have so little real impact on others, on their world. They live without a clear purpose. God designed and created you for a purpose; His purpose.

    COLOSSIANS 1: 24-29 THE HOPE OF GLORY [2 Corinthians 11:23-29] By the Cross of Christ Christians have been made acceptable to God. Someone said that the idea of redemption in a world of sin and tragedy constitutes the noblest concept ever to enter the mind of God or the awareness of a more

  • Prone To Wander Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Apr 28, 2012
    based on 8 ratings

    The human heart is deceitful and will lead us astray. From the Hymn writer who said, "Prone to Wander, Lord I feel it. Prone to Leave the God I love. HERE'S MY HEART Lord, take and seal it."

    How to Do Life Prone To Wander - #23 of 24 Jerry Watts James 5:19-20 * I begin by reminding you that James is writing to ‘believers in the faith.’ * The last verse of the hymn “Come Thou Fount” is very revealing. It reveals something about us which we don’t more