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  • Swimming In The Baptistery

    Contributed by Josh Foster on Feb 18, 2014

    It’s an adventure. It’s a good-thing! It’s a joy-to-follow Jesus because so-long-as you’re following Him, …that-just-means that you’re close to His heart and He’s close to yours! And isn’t that exactly-where we wanna be!?!

    Walkin’ with Jesus: Swimmin’ in the Baptistery Scripture Text: Mark 10.35-45 INTRODUCTION We need the “meat” of the gospel. We need the stuff that’ll sustain and prepare-us for the long-journey of following Jesus. And that’s-why He teaches more

  • Not Peace But A Sword!

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Oct 23, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    Not Peace but a Sword - Luke chapter 12 verses 49-53 - sermon by Gordon Curley. PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request – email:

    SERMON OUTLINE: (1). The Cross is key regarding Fire. (vs 49). (2). The Cross is key regarding Suffering & Death (vs 50). (3). The Cross is key regarding Division (vs 51-54). SERMON BODY: Ill: • Oftentimes, a logo signifies the presence of a product or a company; • That we know all too more

  • Having A Healthy Ambition

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Oct 14, 2015
    based on 41 ratings

    We are all ambitious, in one way or another. That is how God created us. We should be ambitious for who we Christ Jesus. Ambition is a healthy thing when it motivates us to reach our God-given potential.

    For thse not familier with an Anglica Service: there are four Scripture readings prior to the message. Today's assigned readings are: Job 38:1-7 & Job 34:41; Psalm 104:1-9; Hebrews 5:1-10 and Mark10:35-45 What does it mean... to be ....ambitious? When is ambition.... healthy,... and when more

  • Core 52 Week 30 - Dirty Hands Leadership Series

    Contributed by Lanny Smith on Aug 4, 2020

    Leading like Jesus means we're going to get our hands dirty.

    You can hear the sermon on my podcast here: • stopping to help woman with tire. • Son Jay’s insight about dirty hands. "I guess that's what a Christian's hands are supposed to look like. • likely we’ve all done similar things without much deep more

  • The Fire Lord Not The Junk Heap

    Contributed by Dean Morgan on Sep 3, 2004
    based on 15 ratings

    What could be so tragic as to be set aside and declared, “No longer useful to the Lord”? How much better to go through the fires of testing and proving, if in the end you come out refined and purified and able to be used once again by God

    TEXT: Luke 13:49-52 TITLE: THE FIRE, LORD, NOT THE JUNK HEAP! The television personality, Arthur Godfrey, likes to tell the story of his acquaintance with an old blacksmith. He used to watch this man at his work, as he took each piece of metal in his experienced hand to examine it. Some he more

  • The Great Confession

    Contributed by David Cambridge on Jul 18, 2002
    based on 56 ratings

    What was the ’rock’ that Jesus promised to build His church upon? What does ’the gates of Hell’ mean? These are just two of the questions answered in this exegesis of Matthew 16:13-19.

    The Great Confession An Exegesis Of Mathew 16:13-19 Introduction 1. After the miracle of feeding four-thousand people with seven loaves and a few little fish (Matthew 15:32-38), Jesus and His disciples came to Magdala (Matthew 16:39). a. It was in Magdala that the Pharisees and Sadducees more

  • What Is The Baptism Of The Holy Spirit? Series

    Contributed by Terry Detwiler on Jan 25, 2007
    based on 8 ratings

    This is Part 1 of 3 of the Series "A Most MisUnderstood Gift". This explains what the Baptism of the Holy Spirit is and describes the difference between H.S. Baptism and Water Baptism.

    PART 1 Introduction: For the next several week’s I am going to spend considerable amount of time on the subject of the Baptism of the Holy Spirit and that which is closely related in some aspects – the subject of tongues. I will be breaking it down in very simple and concise terms so that we more

  • Is Jesus Divisive?

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Aug 19, 2013

    Deciding to follow Christ is a discerning decision, but depending on our circumstances, it may also be a difficult and divisive decision.

    Title: Is Jesus Divisive? Text: Luke 12:49-56 Thesis: Deciding to follow Christ is discerning decision, but depending on our circumstances, it may also be a difficult and divisive decision. Introduction Ancient Greek Philosopher Democritus was cited for having said, “Creatures more

  • Division Over Jesus

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Aug 11, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    Is conflict always avoidable? Is conflict always a sign of failure? Can good come from conflict? Let’s see how conflict is part of the Gospel message in Luke 12:49-56.

    Is conflict always avoidable? Is conflict always a sign of failure? Can good come from conflict? Let’s see how conflict is part of the Gospel message in Luke 12:49-56. Fire & Division Luke 12:49-51 “I have come to set the world on fire, and I wish it were already burning! 50 I have a more

  • Our Foundation Series

    Contributed by Joseph Rodgers on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    In order to live a life worthy of our spiritual calling, we need to understand what unites us and what we must base our faith on.

    Live Out Loud – Our FOUNDATION May 27, 2007 Ephesians 4:4-6 Video: The Power of Unity – Note: Last Sunday we spoke about Paul’s plea for unity by charging all of us to walk in a manner worthy of our calling as followers of Christ. If you remember, more

  • Improving Your Serve

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    An attempt to speak about serving God in the church in a guilt-free way. Part of my series on the purposes of our church

    Mark 10:35-45 – Improving Your Serve Today we are continuing our journey through the purposes of the church, the 5 God-given directions for what He wants His church to look like. We have seen that this church exists to Glorify God, to praise Him, to lift Him up, to worship Him, to point to more

  • Godly Ambition Series

    Contributed by Bob Myers on Sep 8, 2020

    Ambition is a common human motivation. We see it played out in the lives of countless men and women throughout history. In our text today, we observe two kinds of burning ambition. While the passion to achieve desired ends is similar, the motivation sets them worlds apart.

    Who Is This Man? Godly Ambition Mark 10:32-45 Ambition We often talk about people going through “phases.” That’s especially true for those who are growing through adolescence or some other dynamic season of life. “Oh, don’t worry about it,” we tell ourselves, “it’s just a phase.” Grown adults more

  • 12 Disciples - James Series

    Contributed by Darren Rogers on Aug 12, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Study on the lives of the 12 Disciples

    12 Disciples – James – Monday 16th October 06 James is the 3rd disciple mentioned in Matthew 10:3 The name ‘James’ is the English equivalent of the Greek ‘Jacobus’ meaning ‘supplanter’ 2 others called James. The Lords brother Gal 1:19, and the son of Alphaeus Matthew more

  • Conflict

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Aug 17, 2016

    Is conflict always avoidable? Is conflict always a sign of failure? Can good come from conflict?

    Intro Is conflict always avoidable? Is conflict always a sign of failure? Can good come from conflict? Goal I want us to learn that conflict is a part of the full Gospel message. Sermon Plan We will discuss Luke 12:49-56, a world on fire, family conflict and interpreting the more

  • True Hope And Change Series

    Contributed by Donald Rapp on Jul 24, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    An introduction to the One who can bring real hope and change

    True Hope and Change The Book of Mark Mark 1:9-15 I. We have been hearing a lot about hope and change these days. A. That phrase has become well worn and almost meaningless. B. People want to hope in something. 1. Hope in the future of their family. 2. Hope in the future of our more