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  • As Members Of The Church

    Contributed by Duke Jeffries on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 13 ratings


    A. INTRODUCTION 1. All persons live within a network of relationships, and Christians are no different. What the apostle Paul has shown us in his epistle to the Romans is that the relationships in a believer's life are designed by God to be uniquely spiritual. a. The believer's relationship more

  • Backward Religion

    Contributed by Toby Powers on Dec 23, 2005
    based on 34 ratings

    Do things in the religious world ever just seem backward to you?

    From the desk of Pastor Toby Powers Truth Baptist Church Hwy 78 Bremen, GA Correspondence Address: 56 Taylor Cir Carrollton, GA 30117 Email: Backward Religion Jeremiah 7:21-24 Intro: God has spoken to a backslidden generation of Israelites to let them know that they more

  • Backward Economics Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Sep 27, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    God’s ways are not our ways. This truth is not more clearly demonstrated than in the parable of the lost sheep and the lost coin

    Luke 15:1-10 “Backward Economics” INTRODUCTION Jealousy is never a pleasant human emotion, either when we become aware of it in our own being, or when we see it displayed in the lives of others. Jealousy is a common human emotion, though, and it is one that you and have had to deal with more

  • The Tragedy Of A Backward Look

    Contributed by William Crowder on Jun 10, 2003
    based on 31 ratings

    Looking back can cost you your all -- but in God there is refuge.

    1)Look at what preceded her death a)after being warned destruction was coming b)after great mercy was extended c)after making a start d)after being warned not to look back 2)Consider how she died a)by a look b)by the hand of the one who tried to save her c)by the hand of God d)death more

  • When The Rules Seem Backward Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Feb 10, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    The rules of Kingdom living are different from the rules of worldly living.

    Stories Jesus Told: When the Rules Seem Backward Matthew 20:1-16 (This sermon works best if you have video capability and can show a brief clip from The Andy Griffith Show episode entitled “The Big House.” This clip is of Barney sharing the rules of the jail with new prisoners who have more

  • Stepping Forward Or Sliding Backwards

    Contributed by Lorraine Greeff on Mar 25, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    to walk forward on our own or to chose to walk with God in order to avoid sink holes

    STEPPING FORWARD OR SLIDING BACKWARDS(picture of sandy sinkhole going forward and backwards a crumbling cliff) How many of you have come to church today cross with someone or have had words with someone already, ok who of you have come to church with that person you have had words with, well is it more

  • Look Backward, But Go Forward

    Contributed by Virgil Hurley on Feb 8, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    When we question what way to go, God always commands "Forward".

    Virgil Hurley 3902 Vista Campana North, Unit 1 Oceanside, CA 92057 760-433-6436 Email: LOOK BACKWARD, BUT GO FORWARD Exodus 14:10-15 A recent San Diego Union story featured theoretical physicists debating the existence and meaning of reverse causation—a theory more

  • Narnia: Death Working Backwards Series

    Contributed by Merwin Rylaarsdam on Jan 4, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Christ gives us hope that death no longer has dominion, but works backwards to produce life.

    “Death Working Backwards” Scripture: John 1:1-18 The life of Jesus is filled with what skeptics would call “impossibilities.” From the very moment the egg in Mary’s womb was fertilized by the Holy Spirit, to his long-predicted birth in Bethlehem, to his being sent and called out of Egypt, to more

  • Are You Looking Forward Or Backward?

    Contributed by Jay Winters on Jan 10, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Happy New Year’s Eve! As we look back to our past and the resolutions that we haven’t fulfilled, and look forward expectantly, we look to the forgiveness found in the cross of Christ.

    In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit, the Holy Three In One who was our hope this year and is our hope for eternity to come. Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, For many of us, our New Years resolutions seem to resemble carbon dating – where we can establish the more

  • Looking Backward, Looking Forward

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 10, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Psalm 40 leads us in reflection on the past and a vision for the future. This was a new year’s sermon.

  • Upside-Down, Backwards, And Inside-Out

    Contributed by Jonathan Twitchell on Jul 26, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    Utilizing 2 Samuel 5:1-10; 2 Corinthians 12:2-10; and Mark 6:1-13, this sermon highlights how the Gospel often seems Upside-down and backwards--but really it is our perspective which needs adjusting.

    When I was a camp counselor during the summers of my High School and College years, I looked forward to the many theme days that we would have throughout the summer. We’d have international food days—complete with French Toast, Tacos, and Hungarian Goulash (that you’d eat with your fingers), or more

  • Do We Have It All Backwards Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Mar 7, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    James confronts Christians about the natural tendency to show deference to the wealthy. He challenges us to look at wealth from God’s point of view.

    JAMES 2:5-7 DO WE HAVE IT ALL BACKWARDS? “Listen, my beloved brothers, has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to those who love him? But you have dishonoured the poor man. Are not the rich the ones who oppress more

  • Turning Back The Clock For Hezekiah

    Contributed by John Gaston on Aug 1, 2017

    How the shadow went backward on Ahaz's stair; belief in miracles that defy science, and a recent archaeological discovery that confirms this miracle.

    TURNING BACK THE CLOCK FOR HEZEKIAH Isa. 38:1-8 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR 1. During a church service a man came up to the preacher to request prayer for his hearing. 2. So the preacher got a bottle of oil and anointed the man. He put his hands on the man’s head and prayed vigorously. 3. more

  • "looking Backward, Looking Forward, Looking To Jesus"

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Dec 31, 2018

    New years Eve service we should according to the apostle look back, look forward, and look to Jesus.

    “Looking backward, looking forward” Philippians 3: 4-14 1. Looking back on the past year of the things God has done in your life • Some times has been good times, not so good times, rough going times, dont know if I can make it times, sick times, • Also there has been some super wonderful times, more

  • The Downhill

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Aug 10, 2018

    A study in the book of 1 Samuel 18: 1 – 30

    1 Samuel 18: 1 – 30 The Downhill 1 Now when he had finished speaking to Saul, the soul of Jonathan was knit to the soul of David, and Jonathan loved him as his own soul. 2 Saul took him that day, and would not let him go home to his father’s house anymore. 3 Then Jonathan and David made a more