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  • The Church Bone Yard: Or: Bony Christians

    Contributed by Dennis Cocks on Oct 23, 2003
    based on 81 ratings
     | 9,780 views

    This is talking about Israel. Explain. But what if we applied this to the church today? What if this was the church bone yard? What kind of bony Christians would we have in our churches today? Let’s look at some of today’s bony Christians.

    THE CHURCH BONE YARD OR: BONY CHRISTIANS TEXT: Ezekiel 37:1-10 INTRODUCTION: This is talking about Israel. Explain. But what if we applied this to the church today? What if this was the church bone yard? What kind of bony Christians would we have in our churches today? Let’s look at some ...read more

  • Casual Attitude Or Committed Action?

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 25, 2002
    based on 394 ratings
     | 26,053 views

    Most people respond to Christ in one of two ways: casual attitude or committed action.

    CASUAL ATTITUDE OR COMMITTED ACTION? Mark 11:1-11 INTRO.- ILL.- A preacher was riding on a plane filled with people and cigarette smoke. (Of course, this had to be some time ago since we know that smoking is now banned on airplanes.) The preacher knew he would have to take a bath, and send ...read more

  • "Can Dry Bones Live?"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Oct 9, 2004
    based on 198 ratings
     | 165,002 views

    God has a plan to bring life to a dry, thirsty soul.

    “Can Dry Bones Live?” Ezekiel 37:1-10 INTRODUCTION: Read Ezekiel 37:1-10. Let’s take a look at the BACKGROUND for this Scripture. God had called His people, the Jews, out of captivity in Egypt. For over 100 years, they had been in Egyptian captivity. God brought them into the ...read more

  • The Local Church - God's Missionary People

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Oct 20, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 6,942 views

    The DNA of the Local Church is made up of core values, vision and mission. If someone were to walk up to a member of the church and ask: "What is the mission of this church?" What would you answer be?

    The Local Church – God’s Missionary People CHURCH SIGNS The best vitamin for a Christian is B1." "Soul food served here." "Tithe if you love Jesus! Anyone can honk!" "Beat the Christmas rush, come to church this Sunday!" "Don’t wait for the hearse to take you to church." "Don’t give up. ...read more

  • Revival!

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 362 ratings
     | 18,817 views

    The elements of revival as spelled out in God’s Word.

    Revival 2 Chronicles 7:14 John Basham, ?Prayer is the backbone of a revival.... Instead of substituting new ideas such as religious films or social entertainment, why not really try the God-given method for revivals: ?Pray without ceasing??? Definitions: Revival is always extraordinary... ...read more

  • No Reserves, No Retreats, No Regrets

    Contributed by Bobby Mcdaniel on Sep 4, 2003
    based on 62 ratings
     | 12,464 views

    This message describes how we are to approach our Christian life based on the philosophy of missionary William Borden.

    Scripture Ref: Revelation 3:15-16, 19-21 Mark 12:28-30 Joshua 24:14-15 2 Corinthians 7:10-11 1. Introduction—Read the story of William Borden In 1904 William Borden, heir to the Borden Dairy Estate, graduated from a Chicago high school a millionaire. His parents gave him a trip around ...read more

  • #8fruit Of Spirit Meekness Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on May 29, 2002
    based on 138 ratings
     | 7,010 views

    We continue the study on the Fruit of the Spirit:MEEKNESS

    #8 STUDY OF THE FRUIT OF THE SPIRIT: MEEK -- MEEKNESS By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith, 23. Meekness, temperance: against such there is no law. WE HAVE BEEN STUDYING THE ...read more

  • Who Will Stand In The Gap?

    Contributed by Leo Launio on Oct 15, 2003
    based on 86 ratings
     | 16,869 views

    “The good news is--that in spite of our moral bankruptcy, God keeps on doing business with us.”

    June 23, 2001 I. Introduction: A. David Seamand 1. “Healing Grace” 2. Story of a farmer who one day went to his banker to tell him several bad news and one good news. 3. Bad news—because of drought and insects, the farmer could not pay the banker a penny on his loan for the farm. Not a ...read more

  • It's Show Time Series

    Contributed by William Morris on Mar 20, 2004
    based on 59 ratings
     | 3,785 views

    The 6th in a series of messages on the life of teh Prophet Elijah

    Sermon by: Dr. Todd Morris Text: I Kings 18:16-40 Title: It’s Show Time (Elijah #6) Date: March 21, 2004 Introduction: We have had the privilege over the past few weeks of observing God as He trained a man named Elijah. We saw Him bring him from nowhere, set him before an king and use ...read more

  • Prophecy

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on May 15, 2004
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,342 views

    The Spirit and Power of Elijah is being poured upon people today.

    Prophecy! 2 Kings 2:13-14 (NAS) 13. He also took up the mantel of Elijah that fell from him and returned and stood by the bank of the Jordan. 14. He took the mantel of Elijah that fell from him and struck the waters and said, Where is the Lord, the God of Elijah? And when he had also struck ...read more

  • Who Will Bear The Stretcher?

    Contributed by Don Austin on Dec 30, 2000
    based on 141 ratings
     | 10,471 views

    Disciplship

    Who will bear the Stretcher? Matthew 9:1-8 / Mark 2:1-12 We see from time to time somebody on a gurney being taken from either one place in a hospital to another, or we see them being took from their homes to the hospital. When we see this, there is a sort of sympathy or we feel a bit sorry ...read more

  • The Sanctity Of All

    Contributed by Douglas Bryan on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 282 ratings
     | 8,385 views

    This message discusses the importance and value of every single person, including those little ones who have yet to be born.

    THE SANCTITY OF HUMAN LIFE Psalm 139 INTRODUCTION: ILL> A recent Reader’s Digest had this story. The man was running late. He was worried that he was going to miss his plane so he ran out of the hotel, flagged down the first cab he saw and got in. He told the driver to get to the airport ...read more

  • Looking At Adversity

    Contributed by C.j. Moffett on Aug 12, 2003
    based on 98 ratings
     | 5,241 views

    No one in their right mind enjoys pain and hardship, but do they hold a redeptive purpose?

    --Nietzche said, "Whatever doesn’t kill me only makes me stronger." --Illus: Kia Jurgenson was a student at a Christian University. A gifted high school basketball player (she was all state), she received a full-ride scholarship and started as a freshmen on the University team. During those ...read more

  • God's Formula For Success Series

    Contributed by Jerry Fenter on May 23, 2002
    based on 568 ratings
     | 124,149 views

    God’s formula for Joshua’s success is a model for today’s believer.

    God’s Formula For Success Joshua 1:6-9 There is a common desire within every person to feel successful. We often measure our worth on the basis of how successful we are. How we measure that success is often based on a worldly standard rather than a godly standard. Success by the world’s ...read more

  • The Ishmael Idea Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jan 26, 2004
    based on 80 ratings
     | 6,958 views

    What happens when God’s people don’t stand up for what they know is right?

    OPEN: Henry Ward Beecher was a very famous preacher in his day. When he was a boy, it is said that the teacher in the school he attended asked a classmate a question The boy answered, but his teacher became visibly upset with his answer and cried testily: "Sit down!" This frightened the boy… ...read more