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  • Less Is Truly More

    Contributed by Tony Lee on Jan 2, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Spiritual Growth, being less, allowing God to be seen more in your life.

    Scripture Text John 30; 30 He must increase, but I must decrease. Introduction History tells of a queen in Scotland by the name Queen Mary Tudor. She was the daughter of King Henry VIII, after his death she quickly and successfully disposed of Queen Lady Jane. She was also very more

  • I Settle For Being Less Than The Best Christian Because …

    Contributed by Chad Bolfa on Oct 1, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    And so the question I have to ask myself is why do I have to strive to be the best Christian I can be? Why can’t I just settle for just getting by in my Christian life?

  • The Rebel Of The Heart

    Contributed by Ralph Andrus on Jul 16, 2007

    Don’t settle for being less than what God has called you to be

    A circus parade was moving gaily through the streets of Milan, Italy. Suddenly one of the elephants veered from the line and marched into a church. [In Milan, church doors are large, and in the summer are often wide open!] This visitor wandered up the center aisle, trumpeted a bit, swung her trunk more

  • Knowing Just Enough To Be Dangerous Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Mar 17, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    Being less than fully informed Christians can be injurious to ourselves and to our world. Ultimately we need to know Christ personally as much as we need to know about our faith.

    Between knowing nothing and knowing a great deal there is something which is very dangerous. That is knowing a little. Knowing just enough to be dangerous. In many instances, it isn't dangerous to be totally ignorant. If you don't know, and you know you don't know, you will go ahead and get more

  • Why Be Stressed, When You Serve The Best?

    Contributed by Jason Horrocks on May 18, 2004
    based on 87 ratings

    With the amount of stress we are under we need an escape and prevention of worry. This sermon reveals the need of being less stressed and gives Scripture to prove it. Our God desires for His children to be a joyful people. "Joy unspeakable and full of

    Why be stressed, when you serve the best? I Peter 5:7 “Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.” We live in a very fast-paced world. We see this rapid pace when we travel. There are times, I will be driving down the Interstate going 75 mph, and someone will pass me, as if I more

  • The Power Of The Peculiar

    Contributed by Dan Myer on Jan 25, 2008
    based on 15 ratings

    There is power in living a life that is seperated unto God and serving Him in holiness.

    Text: 1 Peter 2:9 [KJV] 9 But ye are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, an holy nation, a peculiar people; that ye should show forth the praises of him who hath called you out of darkness into his marvelous light; I Peter 2:9-12 [The Message] 9-10But you are the ones chosen by God, more

  • Following The Fisher Of Men

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Sep 1, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    We are called to become fishers of men by following the fisher of men

    Following the Fisher of Men When Jesus calls Peter on the shore of the Sea of Galilee, it is not their first encounter. The first encounter that Peter has with Jesus is recorded in the gospel of John. John records that Andrew takes Peter to meet Jesus. There is no mention that Peter follows more

  • An Intimate Household Series

    Contributed by Graham Kettle on Dec 25, 2017

    Does today's church practise the type of fellowship we see in the NT? Do we show concern for one another, or are we simply groups of anonymous worshippers. We'll look at factors in society tempting us to be self-centred, so foreign to Christ’s teachings.

    AN INTIMATE HOUSEHOLD - PART 2 OF 5 1. INTRODUCTION A. IN THE FIRST MESSAGE IN THIS SERIES: 1) We looked at whether churches today practise the type of fellowship we see in the Church of the NT 2) We asked questions as to whether today’s churches: * Are communities of believers more

  • What On Earth Are You Doing--For Heaven's Sake?

    Contributed by Paul Gabriel on May 6, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    An appeal for active involvement in Christian service

    Eph. 4:1-16 What Are You Doing--For Heaven’s Sake? I. God’s Grace to the Church - v. 1-7 Notice Paul’s position - ’prisoner of the Lord’ We know that he was the prisoner of the Roman Emperor Nero; yet Paul knew that God is sovereign over Nero, and that he had no power over Paul, more

  • A Closed Door

    Contributed by Kevin Litchfield on Oct 11, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    This sermon is a short story called A Closed Door.

    The Closed Door- Over the last few weeks we have examined the life and ministry of Nehemiah. How when he received a report of the devastation of Jerusalem was faced with a choice. He chose to get involved and risk his life and go before the king and ask first for permission to go to Jerusalem more

  • A Fresh Start

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Jan 8, 2007
    based on 23 ratings

    The Christian life is one of ongoing transformation, when discouragement derails our progress we need God’s grace for a fresh start.

    Dakota Community Church January 7, 2007 A Fresh Start I want to begin today by asking you two questions. Question 1: To what degree are you the person you believe God created you to be? I submit that deep down in the core of our being we know who we are supposed to be. I think we have more

  • How Do You Know?

    Contributed by Gary Harrison on Jun 19, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Truth, faith and how they are tied together

    How Do You Know? 2 Timothy 4 : 1 - 8 Friday at quitting time, Jim said, ‘Boss, have you got any extra work I can do tonight?’ Sure do but I can’t pay you overtime. That’s okay, I just don’t want to go home. Why not? Well, I’ve been in the doghouse since last night. I see...Why? What did more

  • Between A Rock And A Hardplace

    Contributed by Weston Blankenship on Jul 29, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    Sometimes we just have to let go of somethings to survive in our walk with God. It may hurt but God will keep you.

    “Between a Rock and an Hard Place” From the desk of Pastor Blankenship TEXT: Mr 9:43 43 And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell, into the fire that never shall be quenched: {offend...: or, cause thee to more

  • Thanks For Not Running Away Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on May 15, 2015

    Let's talk about the high value of motherhood, the glorious vision of motherhood, the taxing reality of motherhood, and the ultimate restoration of motherhood (Adapted from:

    HoHum: Went shopping for Mother’s Day card- Most over the top sappy and syrupy sweet. Found one that made me LOL- Front (picture of a woman with two suitcases) Mom - I'm sure you've thought of it a few times... Inside: ...but thanks for not running away! Happy Mother's Day! Now that's more

  • Forgive Like Philemon

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Jun 10, 2015

    Forgiving is easy to tell someone else but very hard for each one of us. Forgiving takes the power out of the hands of the offender and allows God to provide healing to you.

    Forgive like Philemon Philemon 1-21 Introduction- This morning I want to talk to you about forgiveness. Right away we can think of many that should hear this message. But you are here this morning and God wants to speak to each one of us about forgiveness. When someone hurts more