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  • Evil Intent, Good Intent

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Oct 10, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,294 views

    The story of Joseph is the display of the providential power of God to to accomplish his good purposes. Let’s consider what teaches about us teaches about us, about God, and what it all means for us.

    Genesis 37:12-36 Evil Intent, Good Intent 10/2/16 D. Marion Clark Introduction “As for you, you meant evil against me, but God meant it for good.” So Joseph assuages the fears of his brothers after the death of Jacob, and so he articulates the providence of God. The story of ...read more

  • Don't Let Temptations Sink You Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jan 11, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,064 views

    Though so often we start out with such good intentions, things happen in our life to trip us up from serving God. What are those things and how can we avoid them?

    Paul has just gotten finished encouraging us to pursue our relationship with the Lord and our being used by Him in the furtherance of the gospel like we were competing for the Olympic games, or in a boxing match where winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing! It’s a ...read more

  • Intentional Relationships Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Dec 1, 2004
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,706 views

    If we are to live life to the full, we must have intentional relationships with other Christians

    Keys to Life August 22, 2004 Intentional Relationships This summer, we have been preaching through a series called “Keys of Life” and we have hit on many different topics. Today I want to talk about the key of relationships – specifically intentional relationships between ...read more

  • Bad Intentions

    Contributed by Kenneth Cox on Jun 13, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,510 views

    This sermon deals with the situational irony in the life of Joseph.

    BAD INTENTIONS The workweek seems to have more hours in it than it used to have. A housewife with three children she adores becomes tired, exhausted, and wondering why she ever married in the first place. A healthy, robust man suddenly becomes ill and has to be rushed to the nearest hospital ...read more

  • Letter Of Intent

    Contributed by Brian Mann on Nov 20, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,345 views

    As a Christian; and see if you will agree with me on this, its so easy to get caught up in the work of the ministry or the “Call” so much so that we can become out of touch with the “Caller” We can become so focused and driven to build the “Church” that w

    “A Letter Of Intent” Mt 18:11 For the Son of man is come to save that which was lost. 12 How think ye? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains, and seeketh that which is gone astray? 13 And if so be ...read more

  • Good Intentions Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Aug 13, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,698 views

    Moses obeyed God, but the intial reaction was Pharoah’s orders and the Hebrews’ backlash. Sometimes we get misunderstood too. But hang in there anyway!

    Good Intentions – Exodus 5-6 At their school carnival, our kids won four free goldfish (lucky us!), so out I went Saturday morning to find an aquarium. The first few I priced ranged from $40 to $70. Then I spotted it—right in the aisle: a discarded 10-gallon display tank, complete with ...read more

  • Intentional Relationships Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Jan 25, 2010
     | 5,481 views

    Without intentional, spiritual relationships, our love for God can grow cold

    Commitments January 24, 2010 Intentional Relationships Ecclesiastes 4:8-12 In Romania, after communism fell, we in the west became aware of the many orphans there who were basically warehoused in huge orphanages. They were vastly understaffed. So the babies, while they had most of their ...read more

  • The Intentional Life Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 8, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,760 views

    God demands that the Christian live his or her life with intentionality, not by the default setting of obliviousness.

    The Intentional Life (Philippians 4:8-9) 1. The two greatest leaders of the Reformation were Luther and Calvin. 2. Luther was a fun loving guy; he loved to dance, sing popular songs, and enjoy fun for the sake of fun. He took a song they sung in the bars, wrote Christians words to it, and ...read more

  • Intentional Ministry Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on May 15, 2012
     | 3,455 views

    If we want to minister like Jesus we must be intentional, unconditional and relational.

    There’s a story about a local fitness center, which was offering $1,000 to anyone who could demonstrate that they were stronger than the owner of the place. Here’s how it worked. This muscle man would squeeze a lemon until all the juice ran into a glass, and then hand the lemon to the ...read more

  • Intentional Impact Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 17, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,862 views

    Exposition of Nehemiah 11:1-12:26 about the measures taken to strengthen the city to the glory of God

    Text: Nehemiah 11:1-12:26, Title: Intentional Impact, Date/Place: NRBC, 1/20/08, PM A. Opening illustration: Tell about Armitage Baptist Church reaching out to Muslims in the city in the aftermath of 9/11. “If one percent of evangelicals living outside the inner city had the faith and courage to ...read more

  • Intentional Grounding

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Feb 20, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,759 views

    Living for God isn’t something that just happens. It must be intentional.

    February 22, 2009 Morning Worship Text: Ephesians 5:15-21 Subject: Living for God Title: Intentional Grounding Most of you know that I like sports. I am a life long sports fan – especially for our hometown teams. I love the St. Louis Cardinals, the Missouri Tigers (football and ...read more

  • Giving With Intent Series

    Contributed by Gary Stebbins on Feb 17, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,108 views

    In today’s world many are struggling financially, this series is to help us understand how to be rich in a way that honors God ( Adapted from a series by Craig Groeschel, lifechurch.tv)

    As a parent, when I had young children, I remember times that I would give something to one of my children and ask them to share it with their brother/sister. For example you are on a trip in the car and hand child “A” a bag of French fries and ask them to share it with their brother/sister. Before ...read more

  • Intents Of The Heart Series

    Contributed by Patrick Ziegler on Oct 18, 2015
     | 1,745 views

    The intents of the heart leads to actions. This passage reveals the intents of Jesus and the Pharisees. The hearer is challenged to do good and save life like Jesus taught.

    Mark Series Intents of the Heart Mark 3:1-6 October 18, 2015 AM Introduction: Once again we find Jesus teaching to the people with the Pharisees standing by listening for an opportunity to find something wrong with His teaching. In this instance it is on the Sabbath day. Jesus is going to ...read more

  • The Intentions Of The Heart

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Sep 2, 2015
     | 2,663 views

    Within, is the place where change needs to begin... where good intentions are reflected by godly actions.

    Title: The Intentions of the Heart Text: Mark 7:1-8, 14-15 and 21-23 (Mark 7:1-23) Thesis: Within, is the place where change needs to begin… where good intentions are reflected by godly actions. Introduction There is a project in the works that is doing Depravity Standard ...read more

  • Intentional Discipleship

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Mar 16, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,207 views

    Although we find it easy to be distracted by a thousand voices calling in our world, it is crucial that Christians be focused on serving Jesus in intentional ways. Mary of Bethany is a wonderful example of this!

    Intentional Discipleship John 12:1-8 Introduction Although we find it easy to be distracted by a thousand voices calling in our world, it is crucial that Christians be focused on serving Jesus in intentional ways. This is a story of celebration and worship that takes place in the home ...read more