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  • Being Ready For The Enemy

    Contributed by Ian Johnson on Jun 8, 2003
    based on 76 ratings

    When Jesus Christ organised His church, He equiped her for battle, He did not leave her powerless.

    When the sun rose over Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, it seemed like the most unlikely place to start a war. The weather was perfect. Light winds. Cool temperatures. Blue skies dotted with puffy clouds. The birds had begun to fill the morning air with the songs given them by their Creator. ...read more

  • Being Ready Means Living In Faith

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Nov 30, 2002
    based on 41 ratings

    First Sunday In Advent: Preparation for Jesus’ return is not ’rocket science.’ Readiness is simply living in the faith that God has called us to by grace.

    Today is the first Sunday of Advent - the beginning of a new Church Year. The Altar is draped in blue - expressive of hope, expectation and anticipation, which is the dominant mood of Advent. The Advent season is four Sundays long. That is why we have the four Advent candles in the Advent wreath. ...read more

  • Are You Ready

    Contributed by Barry Edmondson on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 15 ratings

    A message of being ready for the rapture, or for death.

  • The Master Theif

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Mar 23, 2001
    based on 56 ratings

    This sermon deals with being ready for the second coming of Jesus Christ.

    The Master Thief 8/20/95 Psalm 24:1-10 Luke 12:35-48 Text 1 Thessalonians 5:1-12 What makes for a really good thief. A good thief has an eye for good merchandise. What would you think of a thief who’d break in and steal someone’s dirty laundry and smelly garbage bag?. A good thief ...read more

  • End Times Survival Manual Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jun 14, 2005
    based on 19 ratings

    The Parable of the Ten Virgins provides a warning about always being ready and waiting.

    The End Times Survival Manual Matthew 25:1-13 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: Authors Joshua Piven and David Borgenicht have turned a rather dull how-to-book into virtual gold mine. Their original book The Worst Case Scenario ...read more

  • Shake Off The Dust

    Contributed by Tim Gibson on Nov 23, 2000
    based on 179 ratings

    What does the shaking off the dust represent ? It speaks of being ready to share the gospel, not covered in the dust of the world.

    (1) INTRODUCTION: Earlier the 12 were sent forth with a similar mission (Luke 9:1-6). 12 is the number of the 12 Tribes of Israel and the sending of the twelve is to Israel alone . 70 is the number of nations mentioned in Genesis 10 and so symbolically the sending of the 70 talks of reaching ...read more

  • Are We Ready To Give Series

    Contributed by Tony Miano on Feb 15, 2001
    based on 110 ratings

    Part of being the salt of the world is being ready to give sacrifically, abundantly, liberaly, and tenderly.

    Are We Ready To Give? I Timothy 6:18 Preached by Pastor Tony Miano Pico Canyon Community Church February 18, 2001 Introduction: We’re going to continue our study on giving this morning. Last week we looked to God’s Word for some perspective about what a rich person actually looks like, ...read more

  • Ready Or Not, Here He Comes Series

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Jun 16, 2001
    based on 197 ratings

    This sermon discusses the Lord’s return by stressing the importance of being ready for His Coming.

    Intro: Our whole family would be getting ready to go out to eat, and my twin brother Larry would be in his room watching everybody else taking their showers, getting dressed, etc. When we started to leave and yelled for Larry, He replied, "I’m not ready, no one told me we was leaving." It should ...read more

  • I Wish We'd All Been Ready Series

    Contributed by Scotty Killingsworth on Sep 18, 2003
    based on 16 ratings

    Being ready to meet the Lord is the most pressing issue in life. Readiness must become our highest priority.

  • Four Truths (And Four Promises) Regarding Christ's Second Coming

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Dec 24, 2002
    based on 85 ratings

    This message deals with the importance of being ready and deals with the difference between those who will be found faithful and unfaithful.

  • When Christ Returns

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Nov 23, 2003
    based on 96 ratings

    Sunday of the Fulfillment: What is the healthy attitude toward ’end-times’ Bible prophecy. This message looks at two common errors and what The Lord teaches about the end-time.

    This is the last Sunday in the church year. Today, throughout the whole Christian Church on earth, believers are contemplating the return of Jesus Christ. Today, the Church looks toward the future – to the consummation of the age. On this Sunday, the Christian Church talks about preparation – about ...read more

  • "Set Thine House In Order" By Dr. Winson Butler

    Contributed by Winson Butler on Jan 11, 2006
    based on 45 ratings

    The purest metal comes out of the greatest heat! It’s amazing what we can discover about ourselves & others when life throws us a curve. We can see this in the life of Hezekiah. Let’s examine it together!

    Preached @ Dinsmore Baptist Church (free audio tape upon request) Introduction What would you do IF, today you were told, "You would do well to get all your affairs in order because today at 3:00 PM life as you know it will end!" Panic? Party? Pray? This is exactly the decision ...read more

  • Are You Ready?

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Nov 8, 2002
    based on 44 ratings

    Are you ready for Jesus to return. You better be!

    INTRODUCTION • Today I want to time a moment to recognize our veterans and to also have a moment of silence in honor of those who have sacrificed their lives for our country. • A teacher asked the children in her Sunday school class, "If I sold my house and my car, had a big garage sale and ...read more

  • An Effective Witness

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jun 10, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    A sermon about the responsibility of soul-winning.

    AN EFFECTIVE WITNESS 1 Peter 3:15 INTRO: Jesus would witness if He still walked the earth. He came to seek and to save the lost. Witnessing begins by setting apart Christ as Lord in your heart. Perhaps the greatest sin of Christians is also the reason so few witness ...read more

  • 3 R's Of A Godly Graduate

    Contributed by Craig West on Dec 10, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    Characteristics of a Godly Graduate; a Baccalaureate sermon

    Baccalaureate Service – May 2, 2004 2 Timothy 4:6—8 Intro: 3 “R’s” of education --- 3 “R’s” of a Godly graduate (1) READY (v 7) << ILLUS. A. Lincoln – “I think the necessity of being ready has increased.” >> - A Godly grad will be ready for the things that will come (Phil 4:13). ...read more