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  • Hands

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Apr 21, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,636 views

    To a church which has prided itself on its accumulated resources, but which now faces austerity, God says that if we do not fear but trust Him, we are enough to get Him the victory.

    Hands. You have two hands. A right hand and a left hand, two hands. They are the most versatile parts of the human body, the places where our creativity is expressed, the instruments through which we register emotions, the tools we use to earn our daily bread. Hands. What a wonderful gift are our ...read more

  • How Much Is Enough

    Contributed by Ron Hietsch on Nov 18, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,737 views

    Because of the sinless life, atoning sacrifice, resurrection and ascension of Jesus Christ we, through him, have eternal life in His presence. This is the good news! This calls for unending thankfulness.

    How Much is Enough? Thanksgiving 2010 Text Philippians 4:10-20 Grace mercy and peace from God the father and Christ Jesus our Lord. A rich industrialist from the north was horrified to find a southern fisherman lying lazily beside his boat smoking a pipe. “Why aren’t you out fishing?” ...read more

  • Abba

    Contributed by Eric Sellgren on Mar 2, 2004
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,331 views

    Jesus taught us to call God "Daddy"! - A Sermon for Lent on "The Lord’s Prayer"

    "ABBA - FATHER" Before the coming of Jesus the Jews saw God only as a figure of majesty and awe. Their normal reaction towards Him was an attitude of fear and trembling. But, when Jesus came, He brought a totally NEW concept - a QUITE STARTLING ...read more

  • The Cana Miracle Is Filled With Humor And Grace

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Jan 13, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,086 views

    A sermon for the 2nd Sunday after the Epiphany, Series C.

    2nd Sunday after Epiphany, January 14, 2007 “Series C” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, during this season of Epiphany, as we focus on the various ways in which your word and grace was manifest in the ...read more

  • The Parable Of The Investments Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
     | 9,837 views

    The Parable of the Ten Minas.

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 53 “The Parable of the Investments!” Luke 19:11-26 I believe that one of the great heroes of the faith in our day is Dr. Billy Graham. Although he is now in his 80’s and battling ...read more

  • The Gift Of Purpose Series

    Contributed by Thomas Donelan on Dec 9, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,351 views

    After all the turkey of thanksgiving and in the rush of getting the gifts and “bargains” of “black Friday” and planning vacations and family get togethers, we can easily lose sight of what is important and the important thing is Jesus Christ.

    INTRODUCTION After all the turkey of thanksgiving and in the rush of getting the gifts and “bargains” of “black Friday” and planning vacations and family get togethers, we can easily lose sight of what is important and the important thing is Jesus Christ, without whom we ...read more

  • Decimating Factors

    Contributed by Lonnie Huett on May 25, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,718 views

    Fear, wavering, and the "Mordecai factor" will dimish your life, faith and hope.

    DECIMATING FACTORS 3 FACTORS THAT WILL REDUCE YOUR LIFE, YOUR FAITH, YOUR HOPE IF ALLOWED TO REMAIN I. Fear Fear is the antithesis of faith. Faith has positive power in us and fear has negative, decimating power. Faith gets results. So does fear. Job 3:25 For the thing which I ...read more

  • Christ: His Word Series

    Contributed by Michael Blankenship on Mar 29, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 908 views

    Christ is the word of God.

    Hebrews 4:1-16 Christ: His Word Dickerson Road Baptist Church Nashville, Tennessee. 37207 March 12,2006 A.M. The austere words of warning in Hebrews could leave a person in despair if not accompanied by good news. For the ancient ...read more

  • Almight's Attested Assurances Accomplish Anointed Allegiance Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Sep 28, 2007
     | 1,244 views

    The Jewish people had a set way of worshipping God, but there was no inner personal presence of God until the fulfilmment of the Better Promise came and made His entry into the heart of the redeemed one.

    HEBREWS 8:6-13 ALMIGHTY’S ATTESTED ASSURANCES ACCOMPLISH ANOINTED ALLEGIANCE I. THE ASSEMBLING: A. Adoration. B. Accessibility. C. Accountability. II. THE ACCEPTANCE: A. Affirmation. B. Affinity. C. Acquirement. III. THE ATONEMENT: A. Advocate. B. ...read more

  • The Lost Coin

    Contributed by Lindsey Mann on Jul 25, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 5,049 views

    The Lord seeks out those who are lost because they are of great value to Him.

    THE PARABLE OF THE LOST COIN Luke 15:8-10 Either what woman having ten pieces of silver, if she lose one piece, doth not light a candle, and sweep the house, and seek diligently till she find it? And when she hath found it, she calleth her friends and her neighbours together, saying, Rejoice ...read more

  • A True Faith

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 1, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,714 views

    To call people to a true and living faith.

    A True Faith Luke 11:37-44 Primary Purpose: To call people to a true and living faith When you think of a Pharisee, what comes to mind? You don’t think of someone fun and enjoyable to be around. Most of us think of someone like Jesus encountered: stern, legalistic, cruel, rigid and ...read more

  • "The Gate Is Still Narrow"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Sep 26, 2001
    based on 132 ratings
     | 1,827 views

    This is not a full sermon. It is a devotional to be used in your Bible study/discussion group. But the message is timely.

    “Enter by the narrow gate; for the gate is wide, and the way is broad that leads to destruction, and many are those who enter by it. For the gate is small, and the way is narrow that leads to life, and few are those who find it.” ...read more

  • How Not To Pray

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 27, 2005
    based on 94 ratings
     | 4,648 views

    Brief Message w/ good illustrations...In answering the disciples request "Teach Us To Pray", Jesus told them how NOT to pray: Don’t Pray HAZY, Don’t Pray CRAZY, and Don’t Pray LAZY. Powerpoint at website.

    How Not to Pray Mt. 6:5-13 Powerpoint for this and hundreds more free sermons at our website: http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons.html "The proper way for man to pray," said Deacon Lemuel Keyes; "The only proper attitude is down upon his knees." "Nay, I should say the way to pray," said ...read more

  • A Review Of Orthodoxy By G.k. Chesterton

    Contributed by Frederick Meekins on Feb 28, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,762 views

    A Review Of The Apologetic Classic

    Over the course of the modern era, whether fairly or not, orthodoxy has come to be associated with glumness and austerity. Thus, those coming across Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton might assume they are in for a dull and obtuse recitation of doctrine and dogma. They will, however, be delightfully ...read more

  • The Shepherd And Overseer Of Our Souls Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,437 views

    Jesus: Friend of Sinners, Part 5 of 7

    THE SHEPHERD AND OVERSEER OF OUR SOULS (LK 15:1-7) An elderly farmer was brought into the hospital because he appeared confused and was thought to have had a stroke. Attempting to assess his mental state, the doctor asked, “If you have a hundred sheep in a pasture and seven escape, how many will ...read more