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  • Curious, Convinced, Or Committed

    Contributed by Mike Dubose on Feb 6, 2002
    based on 119 ratings

    When Jesus Christ calls disciples, he’s looking for committment... Some of us appear to be more curious than we are committed...

    Curious, Convinced, or Committed Matthew 4: 18-22 January 27, 2002 As I was preparing the message, I was thinking about our fish fry that was scheduled for today… Unfortunately, Ricky had some complications with his shoulder and we’ve had to postpone the fish fry… But I more

  • Tagging Along Or Truly Following Jesus

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Mar 3, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    Jesus called disciples to follow him. What did he really mean by "follow me"? Luke 9 gives us some insight.

    Martin Luther once said, “A religion that gives nothing, costs nothing and suffers nothing, is worth nothing.” (from Philip Gunther’s intro.) What does Jesus mean when he says, “Follow me”? We need to ask ourselves, am I just tagging along or truly following Jesus? When Jesus says to us, more

  • Discipleship As A Pattern Series

    Contributed by Dean O'bryan on Jun 13, 2006
    based on 13 ratings

    From a series on our church’s Core Values

    Trinity Baptist Church May 7, 2006 True Values Discipleship as a Pattern Matthew 28:16-20 A couple of years ago I took a course in leadership at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Every week, we would read 10 or 12 articles on some aspect or theory of Leadership. Then we came to a more

  • God's Plan For Change

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    Following God means embracing change

    Intro: *note - will have just finished having communion service Jesus tells us to do this in remembrance of him. Let’s reflect a little on the Lord Jesus, and the earthly ministry he had while he was here among us. We know that Jesus came to do the father’s will. He came to finish the work the more

  • Starting At "Square-One" Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Sep 2, 2001
    based on 257 ratings

    This is the first sermon of the series "Discipleship". What is the disciple’s motto?

    Sunday Evening September 2, 2001 Bel Aire Baptist Church, Hobbs, New Mexico Series: Discipleship #1 STARTING AT “SQUARE-ONE” Luke 9:57-62 Introduction: 1. Each of you has been given 4 slips of paper. On each slip of paper is a word. The words are: Family, Work, Possessions, and more

  • Jesus And His Disciples

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Nov 17, 2013
    based on 10 ratings

    A look at the call and mission of the Disciples of Jesus Christ

    Jesus And His Disciples Mark 3:13-19 As we have walked with Jesus throughout His travels throughout Jerusalem, Nazareth, Capernaum & the areas of Galilee, we have seen the personal call of James, John, Peter, Andrew & Levi to be Disciples of Christ. Understand that at this point there were more

  • Responding To Jesus' Call

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 17, 2002
    based on 21 ratings

    Appraising our discipleship as a New Year approaches

    “Responding to Jesus’ Call” Rev Dr Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Outline: A. Andrew and John, vss 35-39 B. Andrew and Peter, vss 40-42 C. Philip and Nathanael, vss 43-51 Introduction: We’ve read a record of how the earliest believers became followers more

  • What It Takes To Be Christ's Disciple

    Contributed by Keith Davis on May 7, 2003
    based on 35 ratings

    Learning how to follow Jesus.

    What It Takes To Be Christ’s Disciples John 17:6-10 INTRO: Read Text ‒ What is a “disciple?” What is involved in being a disciple of Jesus? ‒ “Disciple” in N.T from the root word for “mathematics.” Means a learner, or a pupil. more

  • "The Water's Fine"

    Contributed by J. Curtis Goforth, O.s.l. on Jan 11, 2005
    based on 70 ratings

    The Baptism of the Lord First Sunday in Ordinary Time

    One of my favorite movies is made by the Coen Brothers. It is called “O Brother, Where Art Thou.” It features George Clooney and John Turturro as these escaped convicts in the depression of the 1930’s in America. George Clooney is a smooth-talker in jail for practicing law without a license. more

  • The Cost Of Discipleship

    Contributed by Bobby Daniel on Jun 3, 2007
    based on 52 ratings

    An overview of what discipleship: Where do i begin, What is required and What do i have to lose?

    INTRO: I heard a story once about a pig and a chicken walking past a church where the sign read, “Help us to feed the hungry”. The chicken suggested to the pig that maybe they can help by pitching in some eggs and bacon. The pig responded, “Easy for you to say, your part requires just a more

  • Partial Or Complete Salvation

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Aug 18, 2003
    based on 36 ratings

    The Bible is a book that reveals the way of salvation. Jesus Christ came to be our Savior. He lived a sinless life in order to be our Savior and died as a substitute for our sin. He rose from the dead, triumphant and victorious, to bring us salvation. Now

    Title: Partial or Complete Salvation Text: "How shall we escape if we ignore such a great salvation?" (Heb. 2:3 NIV). Scripture Reading: Hebrews 2:1-4 Introduction The Bible is a book that reveals the way of salvation. Jesus Christ came to be our Savior. He lived a sinless life in order to more

  • The Peril Of The Soul Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Jul 29, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    We have a obligation to the lost world.

    The Peril of the Soul John 4:35 Intro As the God of heaven looked down on a sinful race, knowing the many perils to which people were exposed, he was moved by his grace and mercy to the extend that he gave his only Son to die on a cross that people might be saved. As Jesus beheld the needy more

  • The Praisefest In Jerusalem

    Contributed by Abraham Shanklin on May 19, 2003
    based on 22 ratings

    Without Christ we are just ordinary people, ordinary creation, who don’t experience the extraordinary hand of a living God. Without Christ we are without joy, peace, wisdom, self-control, patience, and the strength to live the life it was meant to be.

    The PraiseFest in Jerusalem Scripture References: Luke 19:35 – 40; Matthew 21:8 –11; Mark 11:8 - 10 Introduction The donkey awakened, his mind still savoring the afterglow of the most exciting day of his life. Never before had he felt such a rush of pleasure and pride. He walked into more

  • Target Group Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 183 ratings

    This is the 2nd sermon in the "Who Is Jesus Christ?" series. This sermon follows the footsteps of Jesus to see who He ministered to.

    Sunday Morning February 17, 2002 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: Who Is Jesus Christ? [#2] TARGET GROUP 1 Timothy 1:15-17 Introduction: 1. Last week we learned that Jesus did not come to this earth to make us better. Jesus came to resurrect us from the dead. 2. Jesus said He came to more

  • Saying 'grace' And 'the Second Blessing' Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Sep 29, 2005
    based on 144 ratings

    Intriguing look at some OT Saints saved in NT days...still looking forward for their Messiah until they realized He was behind them! Link included to formatted text version, handout, and PowerPoint template.

    Saying ‘Grace’ and ‘The Second Blessing’ Acts 19:1-7 It’s very important to understand that the book of Acts is a book of “transition.” It’s a bridge, so to speak, between the OT and the NT. Bridges are a good thing…they help connect things…make new journeys possible. But one thing you never more