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  • The God Of The Unexpected (Part 5 Exodus) Series

    Contributed by Roberta Karchner on May 12, 2018
     | 3,102 views

    At the Red Sea the Israelites are caught between the Red Sea and the Army. They have no Idea that God is about to do the unexpected. What challenges in your life call for you to look to an Unexpected action by God

    Exodus 14:10-22 10 As Pharaoh drew near, the Israelites looked back, and there were the Egyptians advancing on them. In great fear the Israelites cried out to the Lord. 11 They said to Moses, “Was it because there were no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away to die in the wilderness? What ...read more

  • God Moves In Mysterious Ways Series

    Contributed by David Dykes on Oct 11, 2006
    based on 39 ratings
     | 32,779 views

    Many people think God’s ways are so mysterious, they are beyond our understanding. Perhaps the phrase “God moves in mysterious ways” was coined because in the Bible, God often did the UNEXPECTED. God seldom acts or moves the way we think He should.

    INTRODUCTION Over the past few weeks we’ve been studying popular sayings people think are in the Bible–but they aren’t. We’ve already discussed several pseudo-scriptures including, “God helps those who help themselves” and “God won’t put more on you than you can bear.” Today, we are focusing on ...read more

  • Be Prepared For Christ’s Return

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Nov 25, 2016
     | 2,675 views

    The central theme of the reading from Matthew 24:36-44 is promise. Jesus promises that when he returns he will gather his people. We don’t need to be afraid of the Great Tribulation or the Battle of Armageddon. Jesus will be with us. He will protect us.

    The central theme of the reading from Matthew 24:36-44 is promise. Jesus promises that when he returns he will gather his people. We don’t need to be afraid of the Great Tribulation or the Battle of Armageddon. Jesus will be with us. He will protect us. No one knows when He will return to ...read more

  • Celebrate A Shepherd's Christmas

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 15, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 4,670 views

    Celebrate a Shepherd’s Christmas by listening to the angels’ message.

    Do you open your presents on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day? How about your stockings – do you get to check those every day or just on Christmas morning? Is your tree artificial or natural? Do you decorate the outside of your house as well as the inside? Christmas customs – every family has them ...read more

  • Small Town Boy Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Dec 17, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,250 views

    Bethlehem....What’s that near?

    Where do great leaders come from? When you think of Rockefellers, Kennedys, and Trumps.....Kansas immediately comes to mind doesn’t it. Small towns are not generally known for producing great leaders. Small towns lack opportunities, they are not centers of power or influence, and there is ...read more

  • When Little Is Big

    Contributed by Paul Decker on Dec 24, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 13,882 views

    God uses the insignificant and the unexpected to bring significance and purpose to our lives. [Christmas Eve Meditation]

    WHEN LITTLE IS BIG Luke 2.1-7 S: Christmas Eve C: Bethlehem Pr: GOD USES THE INSIGNIFICANT AND THE UNEXPECTED TO BRING SIGNIFICANCE AND PURPOSE TO OUR LIVES. Type: Topical; inductive I. PLACE OF SUFFERING (Genesis 35.16-20) II. PLACE OF REDEMPTION (Ruth 4.7-12) III. PLACE OF ROYALTY ...read more

  • Godless Delusion Ii Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 20, 2017
     | 2,211 views

    Jeroboam listened to his own voice and the voices of men, ignoring the voice of God, and led Israel into grievous sin.

    We saw last week King Rehoboam (Solomon’s son) listening to the advice of his peers, motivated by his own desires, caused the split of the Kingdom. • This turn of events fulfilled the Word of God given to Solomon and Jeroboam. • We see the sovereignty of God and the certainty of His ...read more

  • Sight For The Blind Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 7, 2018
     | 2,508 views

    Message 20 from John's gospel exploring the passage where Jesus restored sight to the blind man.

    Alliance Church Pastor David Welch “Sight for the Blind” INTRODUCTION John portrays Jesus as the one who came to give light and life to men. He did not come to condemn but to convert those in darkness. As we said a few weeks back, blindness or darkness comes from two problems. No light ...read more

  • God Works In Unexpected Ways (Moses)

    Contributed by Steve Pearman on Jun 21, 2017
     | 2,457 views

    The story of Moses childhood reminds us that God works in very unexpected ways sometimes. It was true for the Hebrew people; it was true with Saul, it is true of us today.

    Discovering God through Moses 1 Exodus 2:1-21 Let’s start by getting the timing of this story and the chronology of it. Abraham – Isaac – Isaac – Jacob Jacob – Joseph Joseph gets to Egypt – His family lives there and grow!!! Anyone think the Old Testament is out of date? We live in a ...read more

  • No Excuse

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Apr 24, 2012
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,349 views

    Moses had a burning bush experience with God and had no excuses that would be acceptable to God for not doing what He was called to do.

    No Excuses Exodus chapter 3:1-10 Introduction- I want to talk to you about a God that desires to communicate with us every day. We live in a society that believes that God is distant and uncaring and not ...read more

  • Naaman's Miracle

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Mar 27, 2012
     | 3,168 views

    Everyone likes a happy ending. Do we put ourselves in a position to receive a miracle from the Lord and do we position ourselves to be a part of someone elses miracle? Naaman did not receive until he did what the prophet had told him to do.

    Naaman’s Miracle 2 Kings Chapter 5:1-5:16 Introduction- 2 Kings Chapter 5:1-5:16- Read Everyone likes a happy ending. Everyone like the guy who gets the girl. When justice prevailing over wickedness. Everyone likes to hear about a miracle. What I question is do we put ...read more

  • "Christmas Is Not Your Birthday: Giving Up On Perfect:" Series

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Nov 30, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,895 views

    A sermon for the Second Sunday of Advent.

    Luke 1:26-38 “Christmas Is Not Your Birthday: Giving up on Perfect” (based on Mike Slaughter's book) How many of you have seen the movie Christmas Vacation starring Chevy Chase? The movie has become a holiday favorite. It’s a parody about the false expectations that ...read more

  • Even Though You're Young Series

    Contributed by Jake Kircher on Jul 3, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,844 views

    Too often, young people are told that they aren’t good enough, experienced enough, or educated enough. Meanwhile, talent and gifts are going unused.

    Tonight, I want to start right off by jumping into the Word and looking at a passage about a young boy being used by God in a big way. Let’s open our Bibles to 1 Samuel 16:1-13. ***Have a youth read 1 Samuel 16:1-13*** As we pick up our text, a man named Saul has been King of Israel. In fact, ...read more

  • Not What I Expected Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Feb 19, 2012
     | 2,314 views

    That's what the Christmas event is all about - God showing up in the midst of the unexpected.

    Not What I Expected Isaiah 9:1-2 When I was in seventh grade, like so many youth at that age, music became a huge part of my life. I was awakened to the sounds of music of Elton John’s Greatest Hits, SuperTramps’ Breakfast in America and Led Zepellin 2. So my hope and dream was to ...read more

  • Un:expected Series

    Contributed by Stephen Colaw on Nov 19, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,502 views

    Part 1 of "Christmas UN:wrapped" When God calls us to the unexpected we can respond with fear and doubt or we can trust and obey.

    THE POINT: When God calls us to the unexpected we can respond with fear and doubt or we can trust and obey. ME I don’t know about you, but I LOVE CHRISTMAS… I love the Christmas season, I love the sights, the sounds, the smells associated with Christmas… I hate winter and I hate ...read more