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  • Keep It Simple When Answering Critics Of Our Christian Faith Series

    Contributed by Charles Cunningham on Aug 20, 2019
     | 933 views

    Jesus taught a simple solution to convoluted criticisms hurled at Christians. Instead of getting bogged down in futile, endless arguments, why not implement His Formula which works so effectively! Stay tuned!

    GOOD NEWS PRESENTED BY MARK Study of the Gospel According to Mark As you read Mark, be aware that you are reading the very first written account of the ministry of ...read more

  • It Is Good To Be Filled With The Holy Spirit

    Contributed by Robert Doran on Jun 1, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,684 views

    This is a sermon for people who are afraid of and or do not understand the infilling of the Holy Spirit. I use Bible passages from both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament.

    Sermon for Ellzey United Methodist Church June 3rd 2007 Acts 2:8 & 9 “It is good to be filled with the Holy Spirit “ In our day good Christian people have different opinions and teachings about the infilling of the Holy Spirit. There is what I call Pneuma-phobia. This means fear of the ...read more

  • The What,how,& Why Of Our Business Here Today.

    Contributed by Steve Dunning on Feb 4, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,374 views

    Deacon ordination sermon

    Acts 6:3 The What, How, and Why of our Business Here Today (Deacon Ordination Sermon) Over 200 years ago the founding fathers of this nation set out to build a Christian nation. Today in this nation it seems that their intentions are being thwarted on all sides. Where school children ...read more

  • You Can't Prove That God Exists Series

    Contributed by David Cambridge on May 10, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 2,416 views

    So many people say they don’t believe because the existence of God can’t be proved. This lesson considers what people really mean by this question and their real motive for such a criticism.

    Answering Criticisms "You Can’t Prove That God Exists" Introduction 1. This is a very common cry of those who wish to justify their disobedience to the gospel. 2. In this lesson we shall consider: a. What people mean when they say, “You can’t prove that God exists.” b. The real ...read more

  • Justified By Works - Does James Contradict Paul? Series

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on May 20, 2014
     | 1,910 views

    James and Paul seem to be saying something different about faith. But their message is the same. True faith results in a changed life.

    James’ teaching on Faith seem to contradict what Paul teaches about Faith. I want to answer this question as we our study of James brings us to James’ familiar statement in chapter 2. “Faith without works is dead.” Is James contradicting what Paul writes in Romans, ...read more

  • Turn A Sinner From The Error Of His Way Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Dec 19, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,690 views

    Moses, Pt. 10

    TURN A SINNER FROM THE ERROR OF HIS WAY (NUMBERS 12) There are people who genuinely think they are God’s instrument of discipline and correction, and maybe even punishment. These critics make you question yourself and mess with your motivation, head and development. In the classic words of an ...read more

  • Which Nobody Can Deny Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Oct 10, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 7,708 views

    This is a sermon from a series I preached on Nehemiah’s one holy passion, the glory of God.

    One Holy Passion Nehemiah 6:15-19 April 22, 2001 ¡§Which Nobody can Deny¡¨ What a difference 9 months makes! Ask any woman who has ever had a baby¡Xor ask Nehemiah, either one! From Nehemiah receiving the report, until the time that the walls were completed, only nine months had ...read more

  • Turn A Sinner From The Error Of His Way Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Mar 5, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,344 views

    Moses, Pt. 10 of 15

    TURN A SINNER FROM THE ERROR OF HIS WAY (NUM 12) There are people who genuinely think they are God’s instrument of discipline and correction, and maybe even punishment. These critics make you question yourself and mess with your ideas, motivation, and head. In the classic words of an American ...read more

  • You're Hanging With Who? Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Apr 5, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,264 views

    Looks at some of the various people who impacted Nehemiah as he rebuilt the walls.

    Hanging with Who? He was a little confused. There were some people who loved him and others who hated him. He thought he was doing a good thing, a necessary thing, even a God thing, but obviously there were those who disagreed. Nehemiah was one of the Jews living in exile and was in the ...read more

  • Just Like Jesus Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,426 views

    Max Lucado wrote a very good book by this title which gave me the idea for this series. God loves us the way we are, yet he loves us too much to leave us that way. The heart of Jesus is a listening heart and is lead by the hand of God

    Just like Jesus part 2: Ears to hear Jesus tells a story about a seed scatterer and soil. MT 13:1 That same day Jesus went out of the house and sat by the lake. 2 Such large crowds gathered around him that he got into a boat and sat in it, while all the people stood on the shore. 3 Then he told ...read more

  • Whats Right With Doubt

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Apr 15, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,725 views

    Just as Thomas doubted, we all must deal with doubt. Here are some specific steps to dealing with doubt.

    “What’s Right With Doubt?” John 20:19-31 Introduction The sorcerer had fallen out of favor of the court, and the king sentenced him to death. On the day of the planned execution, the sorcerer told the king that if he would allow him to live for one year, the king could become famous around the ...read more

  • All In Series

    Contributed by Joe Tilton on Nov 11, 2013
     | 2,885 views

    Sadducees disagreed--with nearly everybody. They had their version of the Torah, much like the Samaritans. So the question must be asked; want to argue or be "all in" the service of our God?

    Message November 10, 2013 All In A man opens his eyes and realizes he’s in front of St. Peter at the pearly gates. Immediately St. Peter said, “It’s not so easy getting into heaven. There are some criteria to be met before entering. “For example,” Peter said, ...read more

  • The Heart God Uses

    Contributed by Randy Hamel on May 15, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,641 views

    This message looks at Cornelius in Acts 10; his heart was a prepared heart because God heard his prayers.

    Message ‘The Heart God Uses’ Acts 10:30-43 (NIV) May 4, 2008 o There was a pastor who had a parrot. All the parrot would say was, “Let’s pray, let’s pray.” The pastor tried to teach him to say other things but to no avail. He learned that one of his deacons had a parrot. The parrot would only ...read more

  • What Is Faith? Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jul 11, 2008
    based on 15 ratings
     | 17,271 views

    This is the first sermon in a series on the Heores of Faith from Hebrews 11. This one deals with what faith is and what to expect from the series.

    Introduction By Faith You’ve probably heard it a hundred times. It’s one of the oldest preacher stories around. But it still provides a powerful illustration of the personal nature of faith. One day long ago, a world-renowned tightrope walker came to Niagara Falls and stretched his rope ...read more

  • Answering His Critics Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Apr 26, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,237 views

    Paul had his critics there in Corinth and in this last section of the letter Paul makes a strong defense against them. We learn some helpful things from Paul about dealing with our own critics.

    Introduction: A. The story is told about D.L. Moody, one of the most effective American evangelists of the 1800s. 1. Like all preachers, he had some supporters and some critics. 2. One day we went into the pulpit to give his sermon. 3. He looked down on the podium and noticed a note for ...read more