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  • A Mayhem To Avoid Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Feb 5, 2009
    based on 1 rating


    a mayhem to avoid September 21, 2008 Titus 1:10-16 INTRODUCTION Mayhem – a state of rowdy disorder. Often reflects the shape of our lives. Too many challenging events, crises, and problems lead us to a meltdown point. Too many bills, too many responsibilities, too much pressure more

  • Avoiding Usury

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 20, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Investing as a Christian means taking the Biblical command against usury seriously and interpreting it as the Church does.

    Monday of 25th week in course 22 Sept 2008 Psalm 15 “Market meltdown. . .wild roller-coaster ride. . .investor lack of confidence. . .flight to safety. . .historic market swing.” These are all phrases that described recent stock and bond market activity throughout the world. What does the more

  • Avoid The Nightlife

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Sep 6, 2002
    based on 19 ratings

    While we are waiting for Christ’s return, we are to clothe ourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ

    Rom 13:8-14 – Avoid the Nightlife One of the more sobering parables Jesus told was the parable of the ten virgins • Story of 10 virgins waiting for the bridegroom to return • 5 made the mistake of allowing their lamps to go out because of a lack of oil • while they went to buy more oil, the more

  • Avoid Adultery Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Aug 19, 2002
    based on 51 ratings

    The only way to avoid spiritual adultery against God is to humble ourselves enough to obey Him.

    One of the most common characters for children to learn about in Sunday School when they are young is Samson. Kids love to hear about the guy who was so powerful that nobody could beat him up. His physical strength was so great that he was able to bring a huge building down by pushing on the more

  • Avoiding Deception

    Contributed by Tommy Hames on Sep 25, 2002
    based on 70 ratings

    How a Christian can avoid deception from the pulpit

    AVOIDING DECEPTION INTRODUCTION There are indeed mockers of Jesus Christ living among us who continue to walk after their own ungodly lusts. Jude tells us that they do not have the Spirit of God living in them. Unfortunately, some of these mockers have infiltrated the pulpits of our churches. more

  • Avoiding Today

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Sep 5, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    A message that goes with Nooma #017 - "Today" Purchase here: This one deals with reasons we avoid living in the here and now.

    Dakota Community Church September 2, 2007 Avoiding Today Play Nooma DVD #17: Today Wow, that is just really effective isn’t it, you see this guy drop his morning tea and go tearing down the street, and I can’t help but wondering, what is so exciting, is it the return of the Lord? Is that more

  • Avoiding Amnesia Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Sep 2, 2003
    based on 50 ratings

    A communion message about remembering who we were and what Jesus did for us.

    1 Corinthians 11:23-26 – Avoiding Amnesia An older couple had trouble remembering common, day-to-day things. They both decided that they would write down requests the other had, and so try to avoid forgetting. One evening the wife asked if the husband would like anything. He replied, “Yes. more

  • Avoiding Strife

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Jan 21, 2013

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you a quarrelsome person? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show proof that strife can be avoided and stopped. IV. TEXT: Proverbs 20:3 (Amplified Bible) It is an honor for a man to cease from stri

    I. EXORDIUM: Are you a quarrelsome person? II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To show proof that strife can be avoided and stopped. IV. TEXT: Proverbs 20:3 (Amplified Bible) It is an honor for a man to cease from strife and keep aloof from it, but every fool more

  • Avoiding Millstones Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Sep 3, 2013

    Jesus warns us of the consequences of being the cause of someone stumbling, but what is it they stumble over?

    It is the stuff of nightmares, you’re unable to breath, the pressure is closing in and your last thoughts reflect on what you wished you had done. Regrets fill your mind, if onlys become your focus and as the darkness increases your struggles decrease until what was you has departed and what more

  • Avoiding A Shipwreck Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 26, 2015

    We must avoid shipwrecking our faith at all costs! You must maintain the right course; do not assume the ship will steer itself!

    Avoiding a Shipwreck (I Timothy 1:18-20) 1. The Italian cruise ship Costa Concordia capsized and sank after striking an underwater obstruction off … Tuscany, on 13 January 2012, with the loss of 32 lives. Costa Concordia… is one of the largest ships ever to be abandoned… more

  • Avoiding Quarrels

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 7, 2001
    based on 53 ratings

    How Isaac avoided quarrels and let things go when God directed

    How to Solve Quarrels 1. Aim: To lead the people to know how to follow Isaac’s example of obedience in avoiding quarrels and overcoming the opposition with kindness, hard-work and friendliness. 2. Explanation of the Aim: Even though Isaac has to admit that he sinned, God still uses him more

  • Avoiding Penalties Series

    Contributed by Charles Whitmire on Sep 14, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    This message talks about the destruction of sin and how to avoid it...

    I enjoy watching a good football game. Yesterday, I must admit that I watched several... One of my favorite parts of a football game is when there’s a game changing play - a long pass - or a huge run - that is so fun to watch! BUT one of my least favorite parts of the game is what happens when you more

  • Avoiding Catastrophe

    Contributed by Brad Froese on Oct 8, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    One day, mankind will face the stark reality of eternity. Today, every man and woman is faced with the decision of a lifetime: choose life by the blood of Jesus Christ, or let the pride, the sin, and all the mistakes, which stand between us and God separ

    (Making the big decisions too late.) Open: The story of loosing my brother Kenny. My desperate hope that he’s in Heaven with the Lord, but I’m just not sure if that’s true or not. I stood there in my room alone after he died, weeping to God, wishing I could say a final goodbye, tell him how much more

  • Avoiding Imposters Series

    Contributed by David Scudder on Aug 21, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    How can we spot a religious impostor? What does God think of shallow religion?

    Avoiding Imposters II Timothy 3:5-9 Purpose: To describe what false teachers look like. Aim: I want the listener to be alert to false teaching and turn away from it. INTRODUCTION: Sunflowers are fascinating. These large flowers actually follow the sun from sunrise to sunset. I remember more

  • Avoiding The Bandwagon Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Apr 27, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    Ed Howe said, “The average man’s judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.” Tainted by a sin nature, our judgments can often by skewed in a direction favoring ourselves, and detrimental or vindictive of others. Paul, in this passage re