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  • How To Survive Your Doubts

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Apr 20, 2004
    based on 376 ratings

    if we are honest with ourselves, we are a lot more like Thomas than we want to admit. Thomas gives us some important lessons about what it means to have faith.

    How to Survive Your Doubts John 20:24-29 April 18, 2004 Introduction In a Peanuts comic strip, Charlie Brown is talking with Lucy as they walk home on the last day of school. Charlie Brown says to Lucy: “Lucy, I got straight A’s. isn’t that great!” Lucy in her typical fashion shoots down more

  • Thomas - Vilified By Reputation Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Dec 19, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    It is so easy to characterise ourselves and others on the basis of past actions or occasions when sin has prevailed. The way Jesus deals with Thomas reminds us that we should not be judged on the basis of our reputation, but on the basis of Christ’s grac

    Message John 20:24-29 “Thomas … vilified by reputation” We like to put people into a box don’t we? To be able to look at someone and feel that we have a measure of who they are. We see a single mum … and all too quickly we make a presumption about the sort of person she is. We discover more

  • The Twelve Men Who Shaped The World – Session 7, Thomas And Matthew Series

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Aug 17, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    Have you ever had a dream crushed? Have you ever totally devoted yourself to something only to see it fail? Have you ever felt complete despair in the midst of suffering? Have you ever doubted so thoroughly what you had taken to be true that you doubted e

    Have you ever had a dream crushed? Have you ever totally devoted yourself to something only to see it fail? Have you ever felt complete despair in the midst of suffering? Have you ever doubted so thoroughly what you had taken to be true that you doubted everything? Have you ever lost a friend you more

  • All One In Christ Jesus

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 8, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Our purpose as a Church is to demonstrate the power of the gospel in the way we live together in unity.

    He was a twin, but we don’t know anything about his brother; he was cautious, yet ready to walk into danger if that’s where his master was going; he was the one who was prepared to admit his ignorance if he didn’t understand something; he was a cynic, or a realist, depending on how you look at it, more

  • In The Footsteps Of Thomas

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Feb 2, 2004
    based on 149 ratings

    Having just returned from India and seeing the impact that Thomas had and is still having on this land I wanted to find out who Thomas was from a biblical point of view and see some of his motivations.

    In the footsteps of Thomas John 20:24-29 One of the disciples, Thomas (nicknamed the Twin), was not with the others when Jesus came. 25 They told him, “We have seen the Lord!” But he replied, “I won’t believe it unless I see the nail wounds in his hands, put my fingers into them, and place my hand more

  • My Lord And My God

    Contributed by Simon Rundell on Dec 20, 2000
    based on 217 ratings

    Thomas as Everyman: Doubting Thomas or Believing Thomas?

    Assessed Sermon: Easter 2, RCL Year A: John 20:19-31 “My Lord and My God” In the name of the +Father, the Son and Holy Spirit. Amen. Thomas must have felt that he had a bit of a raw deal. For he really missed out on that first Easter Sunday. Thomas must be the definitive everyman, for more

  • A Slave

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Apr 17, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Just with a few words, he paints a powerful picture of who, he is and who Jesus is!

    Verse 1-James, a bondservant of God and of the Lord Jesus Christ, What is the first thing we do when we receive a letter Most of us look at the bottom of the page to see who signed it before we read it. In ancient days the author would sign his name at the top. Mark 6:1-6-Then He went out more

  • Have You Seen?

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on May 1, 2011

    Sermon for the 2nd Sunday of Easter

    John 20: 19 – 31/ Have You Seen? Intro: If I had written the account of the resurrection of Jesus, I would have begun a little differently. When John returned from the empty tomb he found Peter and ran up to him. Excitedly, he said, “Peter, I have some good news and I have some more

  • Character Study - Thomas

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Nov 29, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    Character Study - Thomas (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email:

    Readings: • John chapter 11 verses 6-16 • John chapter 14 verses 1-6 • John chapter 20 verses 24-29 Ill: • Some people are household names: • You know who they are, and what they do or are famous for. • Pele - Football • Pavoroti - Singer • Dickens - Literature more

  • Jesus Knew

    Contributed by Tom Tarpley on Mar 27, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    What separates us from the crowd on the side of the road?

    Sermon Title: Jesus Knew Luke 19:28-44 Hi, my name is Thomas, you have probably heard about me, I am one of Jesus’ disciples. I want to take you on an imaginary journey, back to the day of the first Palm Sunday. I want you to travel with me this morning to see if we can answer the more

  • Because He Lives, I Can Face Today Series

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Apr 23, 2012

    You are not defined by your house, your car, your job, your education, or your credit score! You are defined by how you invested moments in the lives of others! How will someone define you because of your investment of today?

    Because He Lives I Can Face Today! John 20:29 John 20:29 29 Then Jesus told him, “Because you have seen me, you have believed; blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.” Living Easter Everyday, living each day like Jesus is alive, changes everything! Easter can even more

  • Living With Your Doubts

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 31, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    Thomas has been given a fairly difficult stereotype through the centuries because he is often referred to as doubting Thomas, but I don't believe that the title truly fits this man. So let's take a few moments to clear the air and see what we really know

    May 21, 2006 Living With Your Doubts John 20:24-20:29 (GNB) In a Peanuts comic strip, Charlie Brown is talking with Lucy as they walk home on the last day of school. Charlie Brown says to Lucy: "Lucy, I got straight A's; isn't that great!" Lucy in her typical fashion shoots down poor more

  • Why I Know Jesus Is Alive!

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Apr 16, 2001
    based on 261 ratings

    A sermon presented in dramatic form as if being presented by the Apostle Thomas.

    I want to thank the pastor for inviting me to speak this Easter Sunday. I’ve been told a lot of people identify with me. Maybe after you hear my story you’ll identify with me also. Now I know there’s a derogatory nickname for me going around - "Doubting Thomas". Actually that really doesn’t more

  • Doubting Thomas?

    Contributed by Elliot Ross on Jun 5, 2001
    based on 300 ratings

    Thomas doubted but Thomas was more than just a doubter but also one who was very faithful to his Lord.

    Doubting Thomas? When we think of the Lord’s disciples. We have certain words that almost always go with them. We think of Judas Iscariot or Judas the Betrayer, we think of Peter denying Christ three times but also Peter the Rock that the church was build on, we think of the John, the one more

  • Thomas, The Disciple (No Longer The Doubter)

    Contributed by Rev. Matthew Parker on Mar 30, 2016

    This is a post-easter message that focusses on the struggle of Thomas to come to terms with the fantastic news of the resurrection of Jesus.

    Feast Devotion – March 29, 2016 [This is a short devotion given at an inner-city mission in downtown Toronto, Canada.] Have you ever told someone something that happened to you and they said: "yeah, right." Have you ever not been trusted when you said something true? How did you more