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  • Good News, Bad News

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 10, 2001
    based on 87 ratings
     | 8,705 views

    There are bad things which need to be extinguished from our lives and good things that need to be added.

    GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS Col. 3:5-9, 12-14 INTRO.- We’ve all heard some of those “good news, bad news” jokes and I want to share a few this morning, because that’s what life is full of: both good news and bad news. Good news: Did you all know that Gary Saveley made the Olympic javelin team ...read more

  • Putting An End To Self-Defeating Behavior Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Aug 13, 2003
    based on 85 ratings
     | 5,430 views

    Here are some self-help principles from Daniel chapter 4 on putting an end to self-defeating behavior in your life.

    In Daniel chapter four we read of a king gone mad. This, by the way, is not unusual. There are many instances in history (and in modern culture) of those who have achieved great status, wealth, power or fame, ending up mentally and/or emotionally disturbed. Sometimes it is directly tied to the ...read more

  • Overcoming Feelings Of Inadequacy Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Aug 21, 2003
    based on 68 ratings
     | 4,907 views

    Here are some self-help principles for overcoming feelings of inadequacy from Daniel chapter five.

    What makes people behave badly? We partially answered that question last week in the sermon, "Putting an End to Self-defeating Behavior" based on Daniel chapter four, but the Word of God is going to expand our understanding this week. The Bible gives us an example of some very bad behavior ...read more

  • Inexcusable Series

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Dec 22, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,001 views

    We’re real good at making excuses for our bad behavior...but have you noticed how easy it is to see bad behavior in others but really think the best about ourselves?

    1. By now in Romans, it’s easy to look at CH 1 and breathe a sigh of relief… thinking: “Wow, I’m glad I’m not that bad!” a. I’m sure there were those in Rome, maybe even those who are reading & studying this book today thinking… b. “Yes, others, sinners, unbelievers, backslidden people are ...read more

  • Our Behavior In This World

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 20, 2008
    based on 35 ratings
     | 5,333 views

    Let’s consider Paul’s behavior and how it applies to us. 1- Authoritative - no 2- Gentle - yes 3- Blameless - yes

    INTRO.- Our behavior in this world. ILL.- Admiral David Glasgow Farragut (July 5, 1801 – August 14, 1870) was the first senior officer of the United States Navy during the American Civil War. When Admiral Farragut’s son was about ten years old, the father said in his hearing, that when he was ...read more

  • Fiddle Vs. Violin; Staff Vs. Rod

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 12, 2005
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,825 views

    Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me, let us consider the difference between correction and punishment.

    Fiddle vs. Violin? Staff vs Rod? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr Kyfingers@aol.com INTRODUCTION: Seems many people today do not know the difference in punishment and correction. I was speaking at a church in Clinton, Ky. The Sunday School teacher did a very good job. In his lesson he said there ...read more

  • How To Behave In Church

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 106 ratings
     | 4,593 views

    The Scripture tells us how to behave toward our leaders and toward one another.

    HOW TO BEHAVE IN CHURCH I Thessalonians 5:12-15 INTRO.- ILL.- A young mother went to her doctor for an appointment. She took her little five-year-old son with her and made no attempt to restrain him from ransacking an adjoining room. Finally, after hearing a bunch of bottles being rattled, ...read more

  • What Hinders Church Growth?

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Nov 1, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 13,907 views

    There is a number of things that hinders the church from growing.

    ACTS 2:41-47 “WHAT HINDERS CHURCH GROWTH?” A) Church growth is normal ... Standing still and stagnation is not normal for the church! * The first century church saw believers added daily! * The early church would have kept the adding machines and the computers going to keep up with it’s ...read more

  • "How To Pray For Your Children"

    Contributed by Marilyn Murphree on Oct 22, 2004
    based on 53 ratings
     | 2,779 views

    Specific ways to pray for children that will prove to be more effective than vague generalizations.

    Iliff and Saltillo UM October 24, 2004 "How to Pray for Your Children" Philippians 4:4-7 INTRODUCTION: A bumper sticker read, "I have teenagers! Pray for me!" If you have teenagers, you might feel this way at times. However, today we’re going to talk about how you can pray for your ...read more

  • God Is Love Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 18, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,223 views

    God’s love is complete when it is reproduced in us. God’s love generates our love. When we love, we show that we are living in the Light.

    Sermon Series on First John, “Collecting Evidence of Faith”...“God is Love” I John 4:7-21 -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts C.S. Lewis suggested that God’s love for us is a much safer subject to consider than our love for others. On this Sunday ...read more

  • Mother's Day 2001

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on May 14, 2001
    based on 76 ratings
     | 3,326 views

    We should both appreciate and imitate our godly mothers.

    MOTHER’S DAY - 2001 II Tim. 1:3-5 INTRO.- I am reminded of your sincere faith which lived in your mother Eunice and now lives in you. TIMOTHY GOT SOMETHING GOOD FROM HIS MOTHER! He apparently got some of his faith in Christ from his mother. Should that surprise us? Men, can you ever be ...read more

  • Trials: God's Hard Gifts Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,666 views

    The trials in our life are never easy, but God uses them to refine us into better people.

    James 1:1-18 January 12, 2003 Trials - God’s Hard Gifts Last week we looked at the Man James, brother of Jesus. Today, we begin to look at the letter that he left us in the New Testament. Jesus was prophesied to be a man of sorrows, well acquainted with grief; his brother James also ...read more

  • Finding Truth In An Age Of Lies

    Contributed by Kemuel Travis on Mar 24, 2006
    based on 26 ratings
     | 2,236 views

    To show that truth can be known and that we must be willing to tell the truth to a world walking in deception.

    -We live in what I would call an age of lies -It’s difficult, if not impossible at times to discern the truth from the lies, the fact from the fiction -General Statistics -In 1963, according to Gallup, 65% believed the Bible literally; today the number is only 32%. There was a time when most ...read more

  • Straight Talk About Spanking

    Contributed by Todd Stiles on Dec 5, 2006
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,292 views

    This no-nonsense and short sermon about spanking will cut to the chase about child discipline.

    Straight Talk About Spanking ~A Biblical Perspective on the Meaning of “Rod”~ If you’ve heard it once you’ve heard it 1,000 times – “Spare the rod, spoil the child.” But is that really in the Bible? Well, yes and no. Technically, that exact phrase is not in the Scriptures. But the principle is ...read more

  • Do You Reject Evil?

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Sep 16, 2006
     | 1,554 views

    Is there really evil in the world? Are we ready to resist evil?

    Some questions are hard to answer. And they should be hard. As a minister I stand before a bride and groom and ask, “Do you take this man to be your lawfully wedded husband, to have and to hold from this day forth, as long as you both shall live?” Then I ask the groom a similar ...read more