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  • Betrayal, Bravery, And Bravado Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Apr 22, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,515 views

    In the arrest or Jesus we see the worst and the best man can muster - and how its not enough without the strength of our Lord.

    Bravado: "a pretense of courage." It comes from an Old Spanish word "to swagger." Webster’s defines bravery as: "quality of spirit that enables you to face danger of pain without showing fear." Betrayal: "To deliver into the hands of an enemy in violation of a trust or ...read more

  • I Dare You! Series

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Feb 18, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,689 views

    Courage doesn’t mean we’re not afraid. It means we do what we know is the right thing to do even though we’re afraid.

    What does “I Dare You!” mean? Sometimes good, sometimes bad. Whenever someone dares us to do something or be something, it means they want us to do something that’s hard for us to do. Story of “The Cat and the Mice” by Aesop… Mice had a problem… Q: Why was the young mouse’s suggestion a ...read more

  • Courageous Faith

    Contributed by Tim Spear on Sep 6, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,388 views

    Jesus teaches His disciples that courage is not found in acts of bravery but in trusting in God.

    Jesus, the God Man: The Gospel of John “Courageous Faith” John 11:7-16 Introduction: Most of us remember these memorable lines from The Wizard of Oz: Cowardly Lion: Courage! What makes a king out of a slave? Courage! What makes the flag on the mast to wave? Courage! What makes the ...read more

  • Unlikely Heros Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 9, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,639 views

    This is a combination of sermon #2 and #6 taken from Judges chapters 3 and 12 and concerning 5 obscure judges including: Ehud, Shamgar, Ibzan, Elon, and Abidon.

    Unlikely Heros – Ehud, Shamgar, Ibzan, Elon, Abidon Judges 3:12-31 Judges 12:8-15 November 8, 2009 INTRODUCTION After 5 weeks of looking at some obscure names in our sermon series in Judges, we need to have a little "phun" with the Judges. - We’re "phinally almost phinished" with ...read more

  • An Open Door, But Only A Little Strength Series

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Mar 13, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 9,645 views

    Continuing our series on doors this message is about open doors we face in life that require more strength than we seemingly have.

    An Open Door, But Only a Little Strength Last week we began our series on open doors with the message entitled: "the door your grandpa opened." We talked about how God said he would judge some sins to the third and fourth generation, and we looked at several people where that happened: David, ...read more

  • Reaching The Mountain Peak

    Contributed by Bill Burress on Mar 5, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,512 views

    Getting to the top is difficult and the Christian life can at times be a struggle and requires desire, perserverance, guidance, and bravery. This meassage makes a comparrison to going to the top of Pike's Peak.

    "Reaching The Mountain Peak" There are many reasons people go on vacation. Some just to rest, some to just get away from the daily routine, and some go to visit relatives. Have you ever seen the Vacation series movies? Terrie calls me Clark Griswald when we go on vacation. I ...read more

  • Five Reasons To Respect Jesus As Our Leader

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on May 29, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 6,063 views

    Taking a military analogy off of the word "Captain," this sermon discusses the courage and bravery that Jesus displayed and the respect we should accord Him

    Big Idea: Jesus earned the right to be called our Captain by his courage under fire. - Hebrews 2:10. - Jesus is called the “captain of our salvation” in this verse and I want this morning to pursue the military analogy that that puts forward. - “Captain” is the Greek word “archegos” ...read more

  • Brave Believers Series

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Aug 15, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,032 views

    4th in a sereis on the book of Acts. The stories of Stephen and Phillip affirm there are times in our lives when we must make a stand. There is no room to give in to the urge to cut and run in cowardly retreat!

    Brave Believers Acts 6:8-8:40 (Fourth in the series, What’s Next? The Adventures of Growing in Christ) An early Christian leader named Tertullian (164-200AD) declared: “Kill us, torture us, condemn us, grind us to dust. The more you mow us down, the more we grow, for the seed of the ...read more

  • A Potent Start Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 20, 2013
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,814 views

    Jesus was led by the Spirit, and so we should seek to be Spirit-led.

    A Potent Start (Mark 1:12-15) 1. Some people are never happy. A Jewish lady's grandson is playing in the water, she is standing on the beach not wanting to get her feet wet, when all of a sudden, a huge wave appears from nowhere and crashes directly over the spot where the boy is wading. The ...read more

  • Chapter Of Heroes

    Contributed by Randy Trotter on Jun 4, 2013
     | 1,867 views

    Memorial Day Weekend Sermon. Heb. 11 was not just a "FAITH" chapter but a "Chapter of Heroes!"

    “CHAPTER OF HEROES!” INTRODUCTION: What is a “HERO?” I’m told that “BRAVERY” is “GRACE UNDER FIRE!” I’m told that “BRAVERY” is a person “WHO HOLDS ON A MOMENT LONGER THAN THE NEXT PERSON.” I’m told ...read more

  • Testimony Of A Lame Man

    Contributed by Peter Fisher on Nov 16, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,513 views

    An imaginary testimony from the lame man Paul healed in Acts 14, giving the context of the events through the story

    Story This all happened a very long time ago. Location We live in the middle of nowhere, well just outside the middle of nowhere actually. We live here because it's a retirement home for old generals. My dad was a general – legatei is our word, and we moved around the empire when I was a ...read more

  • Primary Colors 4

    Contributed by J. Ritter Jr on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 48 ratings
     | 1,338 views

    Introduction What are you supposed to look like? A young 8-year-old boy was sitting on a wooden pew during the Sunday morning service in a war torn German sanctuary. The others in attendance were stern, rigid, and downcast. The sermon was quite dry and austere. The young boy sought some object ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Peacemakers

    Contributed by Chris Surber on May 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,848 views

    Each of us is a wounded warrior in the battle of life. We don’t have strength enough to fight the battles on our own. But as we surrender our brokenness to God, He will give us the strength to be peacemakers. He makes up the difference between our abil

    “Blessed Are the Peacemakers” Mathew 5:9 Introduction In 1915 Moina Michael wrote a poem which says: We cherish too, the Poppy red… That grows on fields where valor led… It seems to signal to the skies…That blood of heroes never dies… Tomorrow is Memorial Day. Memorial Day is a time when ...read more

  • An Attitude Of Courage Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 21, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,290 views

    This is a message calling members to a deeper prayer life.

    AN ATTITUDE OF COURAGE Acts 4:1-31 INTRO: We are all stirred by tales of valor and bravery. We all wish we were braver. As children, most boys played like they were a soldier in the thick of the battle or a ship’s captain riding a storm. But our daydreams ...read more

  • The Seven Beatitudes Of Revelation (Part 2 Of 2)

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Feb 12, 2012
     | 3,179 views

    Seven words from The Revelation that stir God’s people to faith and faithfulness.

    THE SEVEN BEATITUDES OF REVELATION (Rev. 1:3; 14:13; 16:15; 19:9; 20:6; 22:7; 22:14) Big Idea: Seven words from The Revelation that stir God’s people to faith and faithfulness. INTRO We are all familiar with the beatitudes of Jesus found in the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5). But ...read more