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  • Servants Of The Word

    Contributed by John Gaston on Dec 4, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,562 views

    Luke says we're to be "servants" of the Word, not be critics of it or think we're over it. WHY? Because the Word of God is Divine/Eternal, because it's superior to us, and because it is the final authority. The Bible is the embodiment of knowledge and truth.

    SERVANTS OF THE WORD Luke 1:1-4 INTRODUCTION A. HUMOR: PEOPLE THINK THEY KNOW THE BIBLE 1. Did you hear the story about the lady who was talking to her friend and brought up the Bible. Her friend said, “Oh don’t start trying to tell to me about the Bible; my parents had me read it every day. I’m ...read more

  • The Identity Of Christians

    Contributed by Carl Palatino on Aug 3, 2011
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,646 views

    Christians has a great identity for it was founded with a firm foundation, made it fit together and a church who loved by God.

    Title: THE IDENTITY OF CHRISTIANS Text: 1 Peter 2: 4-6 Introduction: This epistle claims that the Apostle Peter wrote it (1:1). Since there is only one Peter who was an apostle we may be confident of the identity of the writer. There is only one Peter that the entire New Testament mentioned. ...read more

  • Treasures

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Jul 26, 2017
     | 5,298 views

    The kingdom of heaven is like treasures old and new.

    Intro, Purpose & Plan Do we have any special treasures? Do we own heirlooms from distant lands? Are our families among our greatest treasures? Do we treat the things of God as our greatest treasures of all? Let’s look at some special aspects of the kingdom of heaven. The Kingdom of ...read more

  • Let Go Of Lazarus

    Contributed by Bryan Beverly on Sep 2, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,874 views

    Everyone has a ‘Lazarus’; everyone has a person, place or thing that they believe is essential to their lives. We can’t imagine life without our ‘Lazarus’. This sermon encourages us to mature in our faith by ‘letting go of Lazarus’ and holding on to Christ.

    Let Go of Lazarus So they took away the stone. And Jesus looked upward and said, “Father, I thank you for having heard me. I knew that you always hear me, but I have said this for the sake of the crowd standing here, so that they may believe that you sent me.” When he had said this, he cried with ...read more

  • "Wonderful Word Of Life" Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 11, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,222 views

    Why did John write the letter of 1 John?

    It's become very popular in our day for people to describe themselves as "spiritual." What this usually means is they're open to anything and everything. And in this day, where truth is seen as purely subjective, for a person to be "spiritual" can mean almost anything. This has led to confusion. A ...read more

  • The Easter Story: What It Is Not Series

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Apr 12, 2003
    based on 88 ratings
     | 3,373 views

    a challenge to think through the authentic easter’s message

    16For we were not making up clever stories when we told you about the power of our Lord Jesus Christ and his coming again. We have seen his majestic splendor with our own eyes. 17And he received honor and glory from God the Father when God’s glorious, majestic voice called down from heaven, "This ...read more

  • The Church's One Foundation Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Sep 14, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,335 views

    What is to be the foundation of a church, and how then should the builders build upon it?

    1 Corinthians 3:10-13 The Church’s One Foundation 1/26/03 D. Marion Clark Introduction I am amazed at times at how well the scripture for the sermon fits the occasion of the day, considering that the text is chosen without my knowledge of the circumstance. I could not have selected a ...read more

  • Narnia: Always Winter, Never Christmas Series

    Contributed by Merwin Rylaarsdam on Jan 4, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,099 views

    A world without Christ is a world that is "always winter and never Christmas."

    Sermon – “Always Winter, Never Christmas” Scripture – Isaiah 40 There is a strange phenomenon that is happening in the world today. Two unlikely groups of people have gotten together and are excitedly talking about the same thing! It’s strange that Hollywood and the Evangelical church are ...read more

  • The Da Vinci Code: Who Was Jesus, Really? (Part 4) Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on May 30, 2006
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,064 views

    Dan Brown said Jesus was just a really good man who turned his church over to Mary Magdalene...God says differently.

    Several years ago Jack Lemon and Walter Matthau made their last movie together. It was the second of two movies which told the story of two elderly neighbors. They were best friends as children, but time and circumstances had turned them into cantankerous, grouchy and bitter rivals. Although ...read more

  • A Tale Of Two Fish Stories

    Contributed by John Williams Iii on Mar 1, 2021
     | 598 views

    What do these two stories (Jonah and disciples called to be fisher of men) the have in common? The disciples were called to be fishers of people and Jonah got eaten by a fish. Both of these stories have elements of decision, opposition and courage.

    A TALE OF TWO FISH STORIES Text: Jonah 3:1- 5, 10 Mark 1:14 – 20 Jonah 3:1-10  The word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time, saying,  (2)  "Get up, go to Nineveh, that great city, and proclaim to it the message that I tell you."  (3)  So Jonah set out ...read more

  • The Facts On The Ground: Science, God, And The Testimony Of Great Thinkers

    Contributed by Justin Steckbauer on Apr 27, 2021
     | 137 views

    Is it reasonable to believe in God? Can we confidently believe? This is a quick description of some of the keys to unlocking the truth hidden in plain sight.

    “Discoveries of the last half of the 20th century have brought the scientific community to the realization that our universe and our planet in the universe are so remarkably unique that it is almost impossible to imagine how this could have happened accidentally, causing many agnostic scientists to ...read more

  • God Breathed

    Contributed by Bennett T Cortez on Apr 16, 2014
     | 4,027 views

    John assures us that much more could have been written, but these are written, “that we might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing we might have life through his name”

    INTRODUCTION There are various views of inspiration. The Bible says and shows about itself, a definition of divine inspiration can be formulated. The ultimate source of divine inspired God Himself for the Scripture are God “breathed” (inspired) by Him (2 Tim. 3:16): “All ...read more

  • A Life Of A Clear Conscience Series

    Contributed by D Marion Clark on Aug 10, 2012
     | 2,182 views

    How do we live in an unjust world?

    Introduction Peter’s epistle begins in such a nice way. He tells of all these wonderful blessings we have, how we are such special people; then, just when we are feeling so great about the Christian life, he throws these water balloons at us, that splash us with sobering exhortations. ...read more

  • Sophomore Or Saint? Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Aug 10, 2008
     | 3,212 views

    We tend to use our limited knowledge to bludgeon others who do not know what we know or whose behavior does not match our standards; but we are called to be in Christ first and to love them, letting behavior flow from the relationship.

    There is an old, corny story – and please don’t stop me if you have heard this one – a story about the young man who was the first in his family to go to college. In fact, he was the first in his small town to go to college. And so when he came home after his freshman year, he was the apple of ...read more

  • Does God Believe In Atheists?

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Jul 13, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,069 views

    Looking at seven reasons why atheism is a difficult stance to take.

    Does God believe in atheists? Intro: There’s a story told about a Professor of biology who was an atheist. Every year he began his lectures on evolution by asking if any of the students were religious. When they identified themselves he boasted that by the end of his course they’d all ...read more