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  • Solutions For Jealous Tendencies

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 19, 2003
    based on 58 ratings
     | 5,263 views

    Jealousy creates destructive behavior. The best people of the day were swept up in a wave of jealous retribution. "But the Jews aroused the devout of the city and instigated a persecution against Paul and Barnabas and drove them out of their district."

    The Roots Of Jealousy (Acts 13:42-52) Illustration:JEALOUSY It is the eyes of other people that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither a fine house nor fine furniture. Benjamin Franklin. There is a fable of an eagle which could out fly another, and the other ...read more

  • Remaining In Christ

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Apr 1, 2001
    based on 189 ratings
     | 11,462 views

    The key to lasting fruitfulness for the Kingdom of God is to remain connected with Christ

    Remaining in Christ John 15:1-8 April 1, 2001 Morning Service Introduction In Hampton Court near London, there is a grapevine under glass; it is about 1,000 years old and has but one root which is at least two feet thick. Some of the branches are 200 feet long. Because of skillful cutting ...read more

  • Standing On The Dream

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Apr 29, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,497 views

    Last message of five on ’Dreams.’ Next week we will have our Stewardship program!

    Walking and Standing on the Dream Text: Joshua 1: 1-8 1 After the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, it came to pass that the LORD spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ assistant, saying: 2 “Moses My servant is dead. Now therefore, arise, go over this Jordan, you and this entire ...read more

  • Abiding In Christ

    Contributed by David Yarbrough on Aug 6, 2001
    based on 73 ratings
     | 6,186 views

    Our number one goal must be our relationship with Christ, staying with Him, obeying His commands and living in His love.

    Intro: An older sister was sitting next to her younger brother in Church one Sunday morning unsuccessfully trying to keep him still and quiet. Finally she said, “I wish you would calm down.” “I can’t”, he said, “it’s just so boring.” With that his sister turned and said, “It’s supposed to be ...read more

  • Is There Really A God?

    Contributed by David Parks on Nov 1, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,148 views

    You say of course there is a God, but What If you attended a school where they ridiculed belief in God. Could your faith withstand the ridicule of a high school professor or a university Biology prof. who made fun of God?

    Is There really A God? And Does It Matter? TEXT: Acts 2:25-26; Heb. 2:1-4 INTRODUCTION: 1. Is there really a God? And does it really matter? 2. You say of course there is a God, but What If you attended a school where they ridiculed belief in God. Could your faith withstand the ridicule ...read more

  • Spiritual Adolescence

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Aug 29, 2002
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,354 views

    Jeremiah 18:1-11 is a parable about how the house of Israel was acting like an unruly adolescent in the spiritual sense.

    SPIRITUAL ADOLESCENCE Text: Jeremiah 18:1-11 Have you ever known someone that you would could consider to be a know-it-all? We know that there is truth to the understanding that the older we get, the wiser we get. There is also the reality that as adolescents, to one degree or another ...read more

  • Burn The Ships!

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Sep 10, 2007
    based on 26 ratings
     | 10,060 views

    Examine the obstacles that will hinder you from moving forward in obedience to Christ.

    On April 21st, in the year 1519, the Spanish explorer Hernando Cortez sailed into the harbor of Vera Cruz, Mexico. He brought with him only about 600 men. Over the next two years his vastly outnumbered forces were able to defeat Montezuma and all the warriors of the Aztec empire, making Cortez the ...read more

  • Whom Will You Serve In 2003

    Contributed by John Johnson on Jan 8, 2003
    based on 67 ratings
     | 9,726 views

    Just like Joshua had to make a decision for the future, you and I must make a decision to be fully committed to the upbuilding of God’s Kingdom.

    Whom will you serve in 2003 Joshua 24:14 You did it! You made it through another year. 2002 is history. 2003 is a mystery. The new year divides the past from the present, the old from the new. This is a new year, full of all sorts of possibilities and opportunities. 12 long ...read more

  • Providence Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Mar 22, 2002
    based on 49 ratings
     | 2,532 views

    This sermon encourages believers to go deeper in their relationship with God and really allow Jesus to be the King of our life.

    Providence Acts 5:17-42 March 24, 2002 Palm Sunday Intro: A. [Scripture Reading] John 12:12-15, The next day the great crowd that had come for the Feast heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. 13 They took palm branches and went out to meet him, shouting, "Hosanna! " "Blessed is he ...read more

  • Old Time Gospel Beliefs

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Apr 21, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 3,232 views

    Old time gospel beliefs are never out of date with the Lord.

    OLD TIME GOSPEL BELIEFS INTRO.- ILL.- Someone wrote, “You’re over the hill when...” - You find yourself beginning to like accordion music. - You’re sitting on a park bench and a Boy Scout comes up and helps you cross your legs. - Lawn care has become a big highlight of your life. - You’re ...read more

  • With A Shout Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on May 5, 2006
    based on 25 ratings
     | 2,612 views

    4th in the series "Left Behind: 1 & 2 Thessalonians."

    1 Thes 4:13-18 Illustration: Thanks for the Memos from NPR’s show “What do You Know.” Usually these memos contain quite a bit of confusion (http://www.notmuch.com/Features/Memos for examples) The occaision of Paul’s letter to the Thessalonians is a bit of confusion about the Lord’s ...read more

  • Prisoner Of War Series

    Contributed by Paul Getter on Apr 7, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 7,854 views

    I Refuse To Be A Prisoner of War! Jesus came to set you free Indeed

    I Timothy 1: 18  ¶This charge I commit unto thee, son Timothy, according to the prophecies which went before on thee, that thou by them mightest war a good warfare; 19  Holding faith, and a good conscience; which some having put away concerning faith have made shipwreck: II Corinthians 10: 3 ...read more

  • Uprooting The Roots Of Jealousy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,319 views

    How to recognize and uproot the main causes of jealousy and envy that ruin relationships

    The Roots of Jealousy (Acts 13:42-52) Illustration:It is the eyes of other people that ruin us. If all but myself were blind, I should want neither a fine house nor fine furniture. Benjamin Franklin. 1. Why do you suppose that many people allow jealousy to hinder their relationships, ...read more

  • Freedom's Price

    Contributed by James May on Jul 2, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 6,017 views

    The cost of freedom is not cheap. Many men have died for the freedom of our nation. But only one Man died for the freedom of our souls.

    Freedom’s Price By Pastor Jim May Thank God for freedom; freedom to travel across the fruited plain; freedom to visit the purple mountain’s majesty; freedom to go from sea to shining sea without having to clear a thousand checkpoints; freedom to go to the voting booth where the destiny of our ...read more

  • Why Jesus Taught People To Avoid Sins Of Ignorance

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 65 ratings
     | 8,978 views

    Jesus knew that ignorance of the truth is no excuse for sinning. The Lord said to the Pharisees, "You are in error because you do not know the Scriptures or the power of God." (Ten points)

    Why Jesus Taught People to Avoid Sins of Ignorance (Matt 22:29-31) Illustration: always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth. . --2 Timothy 3:7 When Harvard University was founded, its motto was Veritas Christo et Ecclesiae--"Truth for Christ and the Church." Its ...read more