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  • In And Around Heaven

    Contributed by David Moore on Dec 9, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    This is a mid-week Bible Study on Rev 4, showing some of the sight and sounds of glory as the believer anticipates heaven.

    Studies in Revelation In and Around Heaven Text: Revelation 4:2-11 Introduction: Following the rapture in 4:1 John makes it very clear where he is now located – vs 2 – “in heaven,” and that is where we are in this book for the next two chapters. These are exciting verses because they give us more

  • There Is Hope In Faith Full Living Series

    Contributed by Clinton Smith on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    The believers of the Old Testament teach us to anticipate heaven while evaluating earth. In other words, keep heaven in view while living in here on earth.

    Philip Yancey in his book, Disappointment with God, tells of a letter he received from a woman who was struggling with life and her faith in God. He says, “A young mother wrote that her joy had turned to bitterness and grief when she delivered a daughter with spina bifida, a birth defect that more

  • That's Why We Are Not Discouraged

    Contributed by Michael Stark on May 29, 2020

    Stress and Disappointment come into every life. Christians are provided a powerful response to such stressors, and this powerful response is revealed in Paul's review of his own life.

    “We have this treasure in clay jars to show that its extraordinary power comes from God and not from us. In every way we’re troubled but not crushed, frustrated but not in despair, persecuted but not abandoned, struck down but not destroyed. We are always carrying around the death of Jesus in our more

  • Stand Firm With Your Fellow Citizens

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Mar 5, 2010

    In our Christian warfare on earth, imitate the example of those like Paul who look only to the cross of Christ, anticipating heaven. Parts: A. Imitating those who, like Paul, are allies of the cross of Christ. B. Anticipating our true country.

    Text: Philippians 3:17-4:1 Theme: Stand Firm With Your Fellow Citizens A. Imitating those who, like Paul, are allies of the cross of Christ B. Anticipating our true country Season: Lent 2c Date: February 28, 2010 Web page: more

  • Homesick For Heaven

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Mar 4, 2019
    based on 5 ratings

    A sermon examining the promise of our Heavenly home.

    HOMESICK FOR HEAVEN 2 Corinthians 5:1-9 As he approached the end of his life, Dwight L. Moody viewed Heaven as something to anticipate. Moody wrote: “Some day you will read in the papers that D.L. Moody of East Northfield, is dead. Don’t you believe a word of it! At that moment I shall be more more

  • Don't Forget About Heaven

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Nov 24, 2003
    based on 11 ratings

    This sermon encourages believers to live in a joyful expectation of heaven. The daily challenges and trials of life should be viewed from an eternal perspective. Some exciting reasons for this expectation are explored.

    Don’t Forget About Heaven Matthew 6:19-21 7-7-02 I. Importance of Anticipating Heaven 1. Ever notice in the Bible when people get visions of Heaven? a. Ezekiel saw the heavens when he was at the banks of the river more

  • Pass Away Series

    Contributed by Todd Pugh on Jan 14, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    First of four messages looking at eternity and the urgency and excitement we can have looking forward to it. Randy Alcorn’s book "Heaven" was used extensively for this series.

    Driven By Eternity ----- P.A.S.S Away Sunday Sermon / September 9th 2007 Intro: Heaven! Can you even imagine how awesome Heaven is? Have you ever tried to? In so doing we will find great joy and encouragement in this temporal life. I want you to join me over the next four weeks for a more

  • The Hopeful "If" Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Nov 4, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    This sermon explores the consequences of not having a hope of resurrection and assures that, since Christ is raised, there is promise of resurrection for His followers.

    The Hopeful “If” I Cor. 15:19 INTRO.: Today we conclude our series of messages on the “If’s” in the middle of life. I want us to consider the theme, “If there is no resurrection.” If there is no resurrection, we have no hope beyond this life. Without the resurrection, the message of the Gospel more

  • The Motivation Of Heaven Series

    Contributed by Glenn Pease on Apr 2, 2021

    The Christian not motivated by the heavenly hope will soon be a worldly Christian, for he will not be able to pull away from the value system of the world, since he has no higher value system that makes it look shabby in comparison.

    In the 15th chapter of Gibbon's Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire, he says that the promise of heavenly bliss was one of the five major causes for the growth of Christianity in the Roman Empire. The leaders of Rome mocked the idea of immortality, and they did not live this life with any more

  • Sin's Sentence Continued Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Mar 23, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    God’s abiding intent is that His glory should fill the whole earth as it has filled His house (2:14) & that man should know His glory fully. For this to occur the false knowledge the Babylonian character & aspirations epitomize must be removed.

    Habakkuk 2:14-15-20 SIN’S SENTENCE CONTINUED We have discovered in verse 14 that God’s abiding intent, His overarching aim, is that His glory should fill the whole earth as it has filled His house, (Num. 14:21; Ps. 57:5,11; 72:19; Ex. 40:34-35; 1 Kings 8:11) and that man should know His more

  • Furnish Your Memory Series

    Contributed by Curry Pikkaart on Aug 5, 2015

    What is in our minds largely determines our perspective. What we think influences what we see.

    “Living A Joy-Full Life: Furnish Your Memory” Phil. 3:17-21 What is in our minds largely determines our perspective. What we think influences what we see. For example, look at these words on the screen. WOMAN WITHOUT HER MAN IS A SAVAGE. What’s in your mind will determine how more

  • Lawlessness: The Man And The Mystery

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 27, 2010

    Lawlessness: The man and the mystery (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Reading: chapter 2 verses 1-12: Ill: • A university student was seen with a large "K" printed on his T- shirt. • When someone asked him what the "K" stood for, he said, "Confused." " • “But," the questioner replied, "you don't spell ‘confused’ with a more

  • Be In The Now

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Jan 8, 2018

    It's easy to get sidetracked and let your mind wander. We get focused on things from the past or what's in the future. This can be especially true as we head into the new year. If we're not careful we'll risk losing out on making the most of the moment.

    BE IN THE NOW INTRODUCTION: Be Here Now is a book published in 1971 by Ram Dass on Hindu spirituality and yoga. I've never read the book and don't subscribe to Hinduism but the principle of the phrase itself is a valid one. Be here now communicates the importance of keeping your focus on what more

  • The Promise Of God's Guidance Series

    Contributed by Manny Salva Cruz on Jun 15, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    After the giving of the Law to Moses, it is time to move forward and prepare the people to claim the Promised Land. Along the way, though difficult the way maybe, God has promised to guide them until they reach their eternal destination.

    THE PROMISE OF GOD'S GUIDANCE SCRIPTURE READING: Exodus 23:20-26 (NIV) 20 “See, I am sending an angel ahead of you to guard you along the way and to bring you to the place I have prepared. 21 Pay attention to him and listen to what he says. Do not rebel against him; he will not forgive more

  • Meekness Not Weakness Series

    Contributed by Adrian Warnock on Feb 15, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    The antidote to "self-esteem" - othewise known as pride.

    Meekness not weakness By Adrian Warnock Audio available at 8th Feb 2003 (Mat 5:5) Like the other beatitudes, this one is completely contrary to what the world says- the world says blessed are the RICH, the Happy and the more