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  • Introduction To The Gospel Of Luke Series

    Contributed by Timothy Archer on Feb 3, 2004
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,299 views

    As we begin a study of the Gospel of Luke, let’s look at some of the background behind the book.

    Introduction: We are beginning a study of the Gospel of Luke. Since we will spend quite some time in this study, it seems right that we should begin it with some background about the book itself. I. Who was Luke, the author? A. He was the same author as the book of Acts. 1. By comparing the ...read more

  • What Am I Here For

    Contributed by Rudy Klimes on Dec 27, 2002
    based on 76 ratings
     | 6,370 views

    Find the purpose of your life by examining Esther’s experience

    What Am I Here For? Objective: Participants shall find their mission in life by applying lessons from Queen Esther’s experience. In the 470s BC, King Xerxes ruled Persia and Esther was queen. For background, read the book of Esther ( or Megillat Esther and Purim) and below. Then write: My life ...read more

  • The Book Of Ruth - Lesson 1

    Contributed by James Turner on Feb 21, 2001
    based on 138 ratings
     | 7,268 views

    A book study of the Book of Ruth, this lesson deals with chapter 1, verses 16-17.

    The Book of Ruth Lesson 1 - Ruth 1:16-17a And Ruth said, Intreat me not to leave thee, or to return from following after thee: for whither thou goest, I will go; and where thou lodgest, I will lodge: they people shall be my people, and thy God my God. I. Background. A. The book of Ruth ...read more

  • Exodus 1 Series

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Aug 11, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,646 views

    verse-by-verse

    Have you ever just wanted to get out of somewhere? On February 23, 2007 in Parrish Florida 13 Year Old Boy was kidnapped at gunpoint at his bus stop by a 22 year old kidnapper who drove him into the country. He chose the boy at random planning to hold him for ransom. Once he had 13 year old Clay ...read more

  • Hanging Out With God Series

    Contributed by Jake Kircher on Mar 5, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,883 views

    It is so important to hang out with God so that we know Him more and more. What does that look like and how do we do that.

    In our culture today, the importance of nutrition is such a big issue that seems to be everywhere we turn. Almost every magazine that covers culture, like People, Cosmo Girl, or Entertainment Weekly, usually has some story inside about some celebrity who is too skinny. Images like these (on wall) ...read more

  • Messages Of Resurrection

    Contributed by Dan Santiago on Jan 10, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,296 views

    Resurrection of Christ has great implications to our present experience of life.

    THE MESSAGES OF RESURRECTION LUKE 24:1-49 INTRODUCTION ILLUSTRATION Josh McDowell entered university as a young man looking for a good time and searching for happiness and meaning in life. He tried going to church, but found religion unsatisfying. He ran for student leadership ...read more

  • Satan's Background

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on May 9, 2011
     | 1,499 views

    Some background information on Satan & his demons.

    Satan’s Background Introduction A Pam’s reading a book on “birth orders”. 1 According to the book, your birth order determines how you act, your personality, strengths & weaknesses. a Fascinating, & right more often than it is wrong. b See/understand why people do ...read more

  • Vii. Prevenient Grace Series

    Contributed by John Stackhouse on Jul 20, 2016
     | 1,721 views

    The Seventh Article of Faith of the Church of the Nazarene.

    What a great day to be in the house of the Lord! This morning, we are going to continue our walk through the Articles of Faith of the Church of the Nazarene. We have already looked at: I. The Triune God II. Jesus Christ III. The Holy Spirit IV. The Holy Scriptures V. Sin, Original and ...read more

  • How's Your Spiritual Maintenance?

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Sep 15, 2001
    based on 48 ratings
     | 6,783 views

    The cares and anxieties of the world, and distractions of the age, and the pleasure and delight and false glamour and deceitfulness of riches,and the craving and passionate desire for other things creep in and choke and suffocate the Word, and it becomes

    How’s Your Spiritual Maintenance? By Pastor CG "The cares and anxieties of the world, and distractions of the age, and the pleasure and delight and false glamour and deceitfulness of riches, and the craving and passionate desire for other things creep in and choke and suffocate the Word, ...read more

  • An Introduction To John's Gospel Series

    Contributed by Craig Cramblet on Mar 1, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,922 views

    An introduction to John’s Gospel. How and why is it different from the synoptic Gospels?

    “The Jesus Files” An introduction to John’s Gospel “Jesus: He is a path, if any be misled. If any are hungry, He is bread. Those in bondage, He can make free. If any be weak, how strong is He! To the dead, He is life. To the sick, He is health. He is the truest source of joy, and ...read more

  • Seeing A Mother's Dreams Fulfilled

    Contributed by Sunny Philip on May 16, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,874 views

    Why every mother has a right to see her God given dreams come through and how God works it out.

    It has become a tradition in our church on Mother’s Day to look into the life of a mother we see in the Bible. Today we will be considering the mother of Samuel, Hannah primarily. 1. BACKGROUND. When the book of 1 Samuel opens up, we see this mother as a woman in need. She was a woman of child ...read more

  • Esther

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Feb 19, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 12,212 views

    God’s exiled remnant preserved.

    ESTHER Theme: God’s exiled remnant preserved. Key Verse: Esther 4:14 "For if you remain silent at this time, relief and deliverance for the Jews will arise from another place, but you and your father’s family will perish. And who knows but that you have come to royal position for such a ...read more

  • Renew Us Our Days

    Contributed by Steve Boyd on Feb 14, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 7,530 views

    The opportunity to start over again is one of the greatest gifts that God gives to mankind...

    Renew Our Days as of Old March 23, 2003 / Sunday a.m. Lamentations 5:19-22 19 Thou, O LORD, remainest for ever; thy throne from generation to generation. 20 Wherefore dost thou forget us for ever, and forsake us so long time? 21 Turn thou us unto thee, O LORD, and we shall be turned; renew ...read more

  • Coloring Outside The Line Series

    Contributed by David Richardson on Jan 15, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,525 views

    The doctrine of the depravity of man as set forth in Romans 1:18-32 as a testing doctrine. Your prevailing attitude on this subject will assuredly determine your viewpoint of many other Biblical doctrines of like importance.

    Series Title: Romans – The Line in the Sand Message Title: Coloring Outside the Line 18 The wrath of God is being revealed from heaven against all the godlessness and wickedness of men who suppress the truth by their wickedness, 19 since what may be known about God is plain to them, because God ...read more

  • Leadership Prayer

    Contributed by Dr. Madana Kumar, Phd on Oct 18, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,478 views

    There are many prayers in the bible. One small and "difficult to locate" prayer was made famous through the best selling book "Prayer of Jabez". If we look beyond the skepticism and commercilisation of the book and the concept, there are some valuable les

    Leadership Prayer I have read this story from the Sermon Central website A woman was at work when she received a phone call that her daughter was very sick with fever. She left her work and stopped by the pharmacy to get some medication for her daughter. When returning to her car she found ...read more