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  • Labor To Rest

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Oct 13, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 5,651 views

    How like poppers are we; who know not, who apprehend not their own worth? We have been created to rest in the provision of our Heavenly Father!

    Labor to Rest, Hebrews 4:1-11 Introduction In English folklore a story is told of a child of one of Britain’s noble families who was stolen from his house by a chimney sweep. The parents spared no expense or trouble in their search for him, but in vain. A few years later the lad happened to be ...read more

  • And They Said Nothing To Anyone

    Contributed by Alvin Hathaway, Sr. on Mar 22, 2009
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,969 views

    Your past, your problem or perception should never hinder you from telling the story of God loves and Jesus’ saving power.

    “You Tell the Story” Mark 16:1-8 “…And they said nothing to anyone…” I call the Markian version of the gospel the realist version. Mark appears to recognize the frailty of the human spirit. You may remember when we preached when you need a second touch from Mark 8; Jesus needed to touch the ...read more

  • The Cry Of Abba Father Series

    Contributed by Allan Kircher on Jun 22, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,780 views

    I want you now to notice a very sweet fact about this cry; namely, that it is literally the cry of the Son.

    “The cry of Abba Father” www.planttheseedministries.org Allan H. Kircher 1 John 1:5-7 “This is the message God has given to us to pass on to you: that God is light and in him is no darkness at all. So if we say we are his friends, but go on living in spiritual darkness and sin, we are lying. But ...read more

  • God Hates Overachievers

    Contributed by Curt Cizek on Oct 17, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,394 views

    Jesus tells the parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector.

    -Rugged individualism is a highly sought after and much honored trait, especially in America -Workaholism is one of only a handful of diseases that goes untreated in America -We love to watch John Wayne or Clint Eastwood westerns -We love to hear the rags to riches story where the guy who comes ...read more

  • A Shoulder To Lean On

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 24, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,049 views

    God is dependable through all of life’s problems.

    A SHOULDER TO LEAN ON Psalm 46:1-11 INTRO: Life can be brutal. We experience grief and see our friends experience sudden calamities. A tornado or fire wipes out a family dream. Cancer strikes, and long, drawn-out suffering begins. Friends and family let us down through broken promises. They ...read more

  • Does God Really Help In Times Of Trouble

    Contributed by David Tullock on Feb 12, 2003
    based on 57 ratings
     | 10,326 views

    Discovering ways God promises to deliver us in times of trouble

    How Does God Help in Times of Trouble Isaiah 40:27-31 Fifth Sunday After Epiphany February 9, 2003 One of the most perceptive Christian writers of the 20th century was C. S. Lewis. Lewis was a bachelor until his late fifties and then ...read more

  • A Voice In The Wilderness Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 87 ratings
     | 9,424 views

    As predicted by the prophets, John the Baptist came to tell the world to prepare the way for Jesus. Emphasis on faith & repentance, Salvation message.

    A Voice in the Wilderness Text: Matthew 3 Introduction At an intersection, the green light changes to yellow. At the theater the house lights flash In the Battalion Tactical Operations Center a WARNO comes down from Brigade At the airport terminal the boarding call comes over the ...read more

  • How Redemption Works Through Righteousness

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 228 ratings
     | 9,866 views

    How Redemption Works Through Righteousness (Rom. 3:21-26)

    How Redemption Works Through Righteousness (Rom. 3:21-26) Illustration:Faith is not merely your holding on to God--it is God holding on to you. He will not let you go! E. Stanley Jones. 1. Have you ever stopped to contemplate how redemption works through Christ’s righteousness? ...read more

  • The Neccessity Of Stewardship Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Busch on Nov 6, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 2,075 views

    Part 3 of 4. We have leaned well how to Lean Against God. But we hestitate to Lean on Him. -The necessity of us to be stewards of what God has blessed us with is that we understand “who butters our bread” so to speak.

    Stewardship: Learning to Lean -Part 3 The Neccessity of Stewardship Intro: Illus: A little child in church for the first time watched as the ushers passed the offering plates.When they neared the pew where he sat, the youngster piped up so that everyone could hear: "Don’t pay for me Daddy. ...read more

  • Be Enriched Through Giving

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 17, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,097 views

    People give most when they see how they will be enriched by contributing to a vision that will last for eternity. Paul wrote, "You will be enriched in every way so you can give even more generously." Ten principles

    How to Be Enriched By Giving (2 Cor 9:1-15) Most people like to give to a dynamic vision. Contributors do not like having to just give regularly to just meet needs. People want to give to something that is significant that will give them a sense of eternal enrichment. Jesus promised those who ...read more

  • From Riches To Rags

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Dec 1, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,839 views

    Jesus left His glorious position and endured humilation so that He might make us rich beyond measure.

    FROM RICHES TO RAGS II Corinthians 8:9 “FROM RAGS TO RICHES.” That’s a common American expression, isn’t it? We know what it means---someone began life in virtual poverty and grew to become wealthy and/or successful. They did on their own. They did it through sheer determination, ...read more

  • "The Three "Fors" Of The Gospel"

    Contributed by Quintin Morrow on Feb 11, 2002
    based on 32 ratings
     | 1,697 views

    An exposition of Romans 1:16-17.

    “I Am Not Ashamed of the Gospel” Romans 1:16-17 Preached at St. Andrew’s, Ft. Worth, February 10, 2002 The Rev’d Quintin Morrow 16For I am not ashamed of the gospel of Christ: for it is the power of God unto salvation to every one that believeth; to the Jew first, and also to the Greek. ...read more

  • Bringing People To Jesus

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Nov 10, 2012
    based on 20 ratings
     | 8,999 views

    In our text there's only one follower of Jesus, but he finds someone who found someone, and they each brought someone to Jesus, who in turn did the same. Link inc. to formatted text, audio, PowerPoint.

    Bringing People to Jesus John 1:35-51 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/BringToJesus.html Our missionaries in NYC are seeing some great ministry right now, reaching out to those suffering in their area from the storm damage. People are guarding their possessions in their driveways. Looters ...read more

  • A True Cinderella Story

    Contributed by Andrew Schroer on Jul 9, 2001
    based on 77 ratings
     | 2,645 views

    Ours is a true Cinderella story. God has taken us from humble roots, given us the best clothes and made us heirs of his vast fortune.

    Mexican soap operas crack me up. Nine times out of ten they are about a young, poor maid who falls in love with her employer’s handsome son. After many trials and tribulations, this young, poor maid finally finds the life of her dreams with the man of her dreams. For some reason, we can’t get ...read more

  • Beattitude 2 Series

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Mar 8, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 4,927 views

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    Beatitude Series # 2 Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ Matt 5:4 Blessed are those who mourn for they will be comforted Original date April 18, 1999 Revised May 5, 2001 Intro. Church bulletins „h "Scouts are saving aluminum cans, bottles, and other items to be recycled . ...read more