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  • The Parable Of The Investments Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Apr 14, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
     | 10,076 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

  • Christ: His Word Series

    Contributed by Michael Blankenship on Mar 29, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 954 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

  • "The Gate Is Still Narrow"

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Sep 26, 2001
    based on 132 ratings
     | 1,842 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

  • The Lost Coin

    Contributed by Lindsey Mann on Jul 25, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 5,166 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

  • The Shepherd And Overseer Of Our Souls Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,505 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

  • Danger!

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,084 views

    A study on what professing believers ought to pursue and resulting failures if not pursued.

    I. Two Things Professing Believers are to Pursue (diokete = press after, chase after, pursue) A. Pursue Peace 1. The Importance of Peace a. Peace is essential to spiritual progress, to usefulness, and to enjoyment of the presence of Christ. b. Peace is the rhythm of our wills with Jesus’ ...read more

  • How Did Jesus Remain Holy Without Acting Like The Pharisees

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 32 ratings
     | 2,012 views

    "Be holy as I am holy." Practical ways that we can be obedient to the divine command.

    How to be Holy as Jesus Commands us To Be - Matt. 6:26,27 Illustration: Quarterback cum ESPN commentator Joe Theismann, allegedly explaining to his soon-to-be-ex second wife why he had an affair: "God wants Joe Theismann to be happy." Source Unknown. A holy life will make the deepest ...read more

  • Why Jesus Chose To Not React To Cultural Or Personality Traits But focused On Principles

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,049 views

    1. Jesus knew that He would have been accused of partiality by giving favorable treatment to the rich young ruler over the woman at Jacob's well. Surely, Jesus understood all of the elements of social-cultural norms and the intricacies of personalities, but He chose to objectively address all ...read more

  • 0301 Pre-Lent I (Septuagesima): Here Be Dragons! Series

    Contributed by Mark Woolsey on Aug 18, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,330 views

    Care must be taken to properly interpret the parable of the Workers in the Vineyard.

    Sermon: Here Be Dragons! Text: Matt 20:1-16, I Cor 9:24-27 Where: Arbor House When: Sunday, January 23, 2005 Occasion: Septuagesima Where: TI When: Friday, February 11, 2005 Occasion: Morning Prayer Who: Mark Woolsey May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable ...read more

  • Why Jesus Did Not React To Cultural Issues But Focused On Principles

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 21, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,312 views

    Instead of going into a long explanation on subjects, Jesus taught in principles saying, "When you pray, say, . . ." and He gave them a pattern that also included prayer principles.

    Why Jesus Chose to Not React to Cultural or Temperaments but Focused on Principles John 4:23-34 - "Yet, a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and in truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. God is Spirit and his ...read more

  • Higher Expectations For This Christmas!

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Dec 6, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,486 views

    Our expectations for Christmas must be diferent than others.

    When John heard in prison what Christ was doing, he sent his disciples to ask him, “Are you the one who was to come, or should we expect someone else?” Jesus replied, “Go back and report to John what you hear and see: The blind receive sight, the lame walk, those who have leprosy are cured, ...read more

  • Christ Is Born, God With Us

    Contributed by Bruce Landry on May 25, 2005
    based on 3 ratings
     | 730 views

    Let us visit the old, old story once more about Jesus and HIS love...

    Luke 2:1-7 (KJV) And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed. [2] (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.) [3] And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city. [4] And Joseph ...read more

  • When No One Is Looking Series

    Contributed by Tom Evans on Apr 1, 2002
    based on 103 ratings
     | 5,499 views

    GOD IS LOOKING FOR MEN AND WOMEN HE CAN TRUST. MEN AND WOMEN WHO PRACTICE WHAT THEY PREACH! MEN AND WOMEN WHOSE CHARACTER CONTINUES WHEN THEY SHUT THE DOOR AND NO ONE ELSE IS AROUND.

    WHEN NO ONE IS LOOKING THERE WAS UNREST IN JUDEA. IT WAS MARCH 13, 4 B.C. TWO POPULAR RELIGIOUS TEACHERS, JUDAS AND MATTHAIS HAD RALLIED THEIR STUDENTS TO REMOVE A GOLDEN EAGLE THAT HAD BEEN PLACED OVER THE ENTRANCE TO THE TEMPLE. TO THEM IT REPRESENTED IDOLATRY, WHICH HAD NO PLACE IN GOD’S ...read more

  • Primary Colors 4

    Contributed by J. Ritter Jr on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,361 views

    Introduction What are you supposed to look like? A young 8-year-old boy was sitting on a wooden pew during the Sunday morning service in a war torn German sanctuary. The others in attendance were stern, rigid, and downcast. The sermon was quite dry and austere. The young boy sought some object ...read more

  • What Makes God Holy Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Feb 9, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 4,837 views

    A look at the characteristics of God’s holiness.

    "Holiness: Heresy & Heritage" "What Makes God Holy" "As obedient children, do not be conformed to the passions of your former ignorance, but as he who called you is holy, be holy yourselves in all your conduct; since it is written, "You shall be holy, for I am holy." 1 Peter 1:14-16 ...read more