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  • Avoid Foolishness

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 24, 2014
    based on 80 ratings
     | 12,052 views

    Avoid various things in life and you’ll avoid trouble. 1- Avoid religious arguments 2- Avoid selfishness

    INTRO.- We need to learn how to avoid certain pitfalls and even disasters in life. ILL.- One time I was driving home around 10 p.m. I had worked all day in a retail store and was tired and sleepy. I was driving about 55 to 60 mph when I suddenly started to fall asleep. I didn’t even ...read more

  • When Troublemakers Show Up Series

    Contributed by David Rigg on Jun 7, 2015
     | 1,712 views

    As hard as we might try, we can't please everyone. When troublemakers show up, they look for disputes to make even worse. That's what this sermon deals with.

    When Troublemakers Show Up 2 Samuel 19:39 -- 20:2 39 Then all the people went over the Jordan. And when the king had crossed over, the king kissed Barzillai and blessed him, and he returned to his own place. 40Now the king went on to Gilgal, and Chimham went on with him. And all the people of ...read more

  • Living Trouble And Stress Free

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 29, 2015
     | 861 views

    Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. - Matthew 6:34 Worry is one of the greatest problems of modern society. It is the cause of many illnesses and problems in th ..

    Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble. - Matthew 6:34 Worry is one of the greatest problems of modern society. It is the cause of many illnesses and problems in this life. Over-worrying can hurt one's body ...read more

  • Safe Zone Or Faith Zone?

    Contributed by John Gaston on Nov 12, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,563 views

    We have the tendency to avoid trouble and difficulty. We want to play it safe. If we would move into the realm of the supernatural, we must defeat our desire to stay in the Safe Zone and move into the Faith Zone.

    SAFE ZONE OR FAITH ZONE? Acts 9:10-19 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. Wife:" There's trouble with the car. I think it has water in the carburetor." 2. Husband: "Water in a carburetor? That's ridiculous." 3. Wife: "I tell you the car has water in the carburetor." 4. Husband: "Honey, You don't ...read more

  • "Come, See A Man..." By Dr. E. Winson Butler

    Contributed by Winson Butler on Jul 20, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,191 views

    When you help someone up a mountain, you’ll find yourself close to the summit too. This truth is seen in Jesus’ conversation & conversion with the woman at the well.

    Introduction If the truth was known, when we help another we’re really helping ourselves and we are no more like Christ than when we are extending a hand to someone else! It’s no secret, Jews and Samaritans were historic enemies, however, when we are willing to lay aside our differences and ...read more

  • Fruit Of Peace Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jul 17, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,288 views

    This is the 3rd sermon in the series "Fruit Producers".

    Series: Fruit Producers [#3] FRUIT OF PEACE Galatians 5:22 Introduction: Galatians 5:22 says, “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace…” 1. The Hebrew word for peace is shalom. It means freedom from trouble, experiencing the highest good, enjoying the very best, possessing all the ...read more

  • Peace Christ Give To Us

    Contributed by Cesar Delgado on Jan 21, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 918 views

    What is this peace Christ gives to His disciples? Is it a peace that is sought through pleasure, satisfaction, contentment, absence of trouble, positive thinking, or denial of problems?

    PEACE CHRIST GIVE TO US John 14:27 Good News Christian Fellowship BUCAS, Daraga, Albay January 20, 2007 INTRODUCTION A. Every men of this world seek for lasting peace. B. Nations of the world tried to bring peace in the trouble areas. C. There is the peace of escapism, of avoiding ...read more

  • What Was John's Purpose For Writing His Gospel? Series

    Contributed by Sean Lester on Jan 13, 2016
     | 1,627 views

    This message informs the hearer of the purpose of the gospel, and by so doing direct them to study the gospels in order to know what kind of life Jesus has for them.

    The Junior Bible Quiz Sermon Series What did John say was his purpose for writing his gospel? But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name. John 20:31 Purpose: This message informs the hearer ...read more

  • Trouble Comes Along Series

    Contributed by David Lodwig on Sep 23, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,539 views

    Gideon serves as a voice for people living in conflict with God. Verse 13 is a perfect example of a human mindset when life gets difficult.

    Break the Cycle: Trouble Comes Along Text: Judges 3:7-11 Big Idea: As we repeat the cycles of our lives, they are often defined by the trouble that we encounter. Trouble is unavoidable, and it is related directly to our tendency to wander away from God. INTRO • Have you ever found ...read more

  • Tested By Wisdom Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,702 views

    Any path apart from God’s way is a downward path. God offers us light and liberation, while secular reasoning brings only darkness and despair.

    Overcoming Futility, a Sermon Series on Ecclesiastes "Tested by Wisdom", Ecclesiastes 7:13-29 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts I read an apt example of worldly wisdom the other day, in the latest issue of Money magazine: Under the heading of financial ...read more

  • The Importance Of Planning Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 26, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,641 views

    “Does the Bible have anything to say about planning?” The answer is yes! So, in our time together this morning, I would like to look at what the Bible has to say about plans and planning.

    THE IMPORTANCE OF PLANNING INTRODUCTION: A line adapted from the poem, “To the Mouse”, by Robert Burns is stunningly apropos today. “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” This weekend is one of those “days”. For all of the planning, advertising, and preparation, snow, sleet ...read more

  • A Contrast In Heart Attitudes Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 25, 2018
     | 634 views

    Dealing with people means adjusting to a variety of responses. Some are just nasty, bitter, agitators; others more open-minded/gracious. Some are open to the Gospel, others become adversaries, while others do not embrace the Gospel but are not hostile.

    A Contrast in Heart Attitudes (Acts 17:1-15) 1. “On a highway in Indiana, about 20 cars were trailing behind a slow driver in the passing lane who wouldn’t change lanes. When Indiana State Trooper Sgt. Stephen Wheeles noticed the line of traffic, he decided to do something about it. “Wheeles, ...read more

  • Peace, Joy, And Security

    Contributed by Jerry Cosper on Apr 18, 2012
     | 2,205 views

    Let’s talk a little about this peace that Jesus mentions. Peace means to bind together, to join, to weave together. It means that a person is bound, woven and joined together with himself and with God and others.

    Jesus begins tonight’s passage where we began a few weeks ago by saying, (READ PASSAGE).. Let’s talk a little about this peace that Jesus mentions. Peace means to bind together, to join, to weave together. It means that a person is bound, woven and joined together with himself and ...read more

  • Peter And Judas: What's The Difference?

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on Aug 29, 2011
     | 3,814 views

    Peter and Judas both failed during the Passion of Christ. But the result was really different. Here's why.

    Passage: Matthew 27:1-10 Intro: There are few more dishonorable people than Judas Iscariot 1. when is the last time you heard of a baby named Judas? 2. he comes and goes in this ongoing drama, and here he finally goes. 3. I find it very interesting that this event is found right after ...read more

  • What Time Is It For You?

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Aug 19, 2002
    based on 25 ratings
     | 1,938 views

    Esther is a great study in God’s hand to save his people. He uses events of history and people he choses to fulfill his will. What’s his plan for you?

    The canonization of Esther in the Holy Scriptures has been a hotly debated topic for centuries. While Esther tells of a historic event in the life of God‘s people, it never once mentions God’s name. For all practical purposes Esther is in the Bible to explain the origin of the Jewish ...read more