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  • The Greatest Valentines Gift Ever!

    Contributed by C Vincent on Feb 14, 2009
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,626 views

    This is about God’s love towards us and his gift which is freely given. How will we respond and what will we do with the greatest gift; love?

    What’s special about this weekend? Slide 1 Valentines Cards Slide 2 Gifts we might buy or receive Relate history and myths about the meaning of Valentines Day Game Children run and find hidden hearts; written on them are scriptures relating to God’s love for us; 10 hearts, the one’s ...read more

  • Do Not Presume You Have No Sin

    Contributed by Ronald Harbaugh on Mar 6, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,301 views

    A sermon for the 3rd Sunday in Lent, series C

    3rd Sunday in Lent, March 7, 2010, “Series C” Grace be unto you and peace, from God our Father and from our Lord, Jesus Christ. Amen. Let us pray: Dear Heavenly Father, as we move through this season of Lent, help us to grasp and embrace the true meaning of what it means to walk ...read more

  • Elijah, Elisha And Jesus

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Feb 29, 2016
     | 3,087 views

    Let's talk about Elijah, Elisha and Jesus in regards to relationships and leadership

    HoHum: During a lecture on mental health someone once asked the famous Dr. Carl Menninger: "What would you advise a person to do if that person felt a nervous breakdown coming on?" Most people at the conference thought he would say, "Go see a psychiatrist immediately," but he didn’t.  Much ...read more

  • God's Valentine

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Feb 9, 2009
    based on 20 ratings
     | 3,805 views

    God has sent us a Valentine—His Word! Then He sent us His Son who is love personified---a “living” valentine. I Corinthians 13 reminds us of the importance of being filled with God’s love.

    God’s Valentine I Corinthians 13:1-3 VALENTINE’S DAY! NO ONE KNOWS FOR SURE WHERE OR HOW IT ORIGINATED, but we do know who is responsible for keeping it before the public’s eyes---the greeting card, candy, and floral companies. St. Valentine is the designation for several saints. The ...read more

  • Depression

    Contributed by Ted Mulder on Dec 11, 2004
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,350 views

    Depression is a growing problem in America today. Every year the amount of people taking medication for depression is drastically increasing. Does the Bible talk about depression? Does God give us any answers here?

    Depression Have you ever watched a movie that you thought would end happy and it didn’t? It leaves you with sad, depressing feeling. A couple of weeks ago when Joanne was at camp – Kassie and I watched a movie and the main character dies. I jokingly said, “ I hate chick flicks.” In a guy movie – ...read more

  • Digging Out Of Depression Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 8, 2015
    based on 11 ratings
     | 16,876 views

    Is depression a mark of a lack of faith? Is it always a sinful attitude? Consider the story of a great man of God who struggled with this terrible emotion, and the ways in which God healed him.

    OPEN: Over the past few weeks we’ve been dealing with emotions that can cripple Christians. Two weeks ago, our family minister dealt with the issue of Fear. Last week we dealt with Guilt. And this week we’re going to focus on a very real emotion that has crippled thousands: ...read more

  • The Kiss Of God Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 11, 2013
    based on 94 ratings
     | 18,990 views

    Warren Buffett believed his donation of $37 billion dollars to the Gates Foundation would buy him a place in heaven? Is that possible? Can we buy our way into heaven? Can we work our way in? Or is there another way?

    OPEN: A man and wife were sitting in their living room when they noticed their neighbor across the street pull up in to his drive. He stepped out of the car with flowers in his hand, met his wife at the door and laid a passionate kiss on her. As they watched all this play out across the ...read more

  • God's Valentine

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Feb 5, 2005
    based on 176 ratings
     | 8,478 views

    God’slove is the most powerful force in the world. In I Cor.13, Paul lists 6 things that pale in comparison to love.

    God¡¯s Valentine 1 Cor 13:1-13 1 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but have not ...read more

  • Discouraged And Depressed Series

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 39 ratings
     | 6,652 views

    This sermon looks at how Elijah suffered from depression. It looks at the circumstances that made him more likely to suffer from depression and how God lifted him from that dark depression.

    Tell me if you can identify with this song. “Gloom, Despair, and agony on me. Deep dark depression and endless misery. If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all, Gloom, despair, and agony on me.” I know that there are times in my past where that could’ve been the theme song of my ...read more

  • Healing For The Soul

    Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Apr 14, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,819 views

    Rest, Tell God all about it, Rediscover God, Develop an Others Orientation.

    Police officer Ricky Orlowski was on patrol about 5 pm March 11 when he noticed a minivan with Illinois plates parked on a secluded street near a church and a school. “It’s not a real normal place for someone to sit and hang out, Orlowski said. The officer pulled the vehicle over when he saw it ...read more

  • From Warrior To Sorrier Then Back Again Series

    Contributed by Derrick Tuper on Oct 23, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,646 views

    There was an alter sacrifice and the prophets of Baal keep chanting "oh, Baal, answer us!" for many hours, but nothing happened. Then, Elijah offered up a short prayer and God consumed the sacrifice. But soon after things took a turn for the worst.

    FROM A WARRIOR PRAYER TO A SORRIER PRAYER (THEN BACK AGAIN) INTRODUCTION: When I went through the Lord's Prayer a couple of weeks ago in regards to Jesus telling us to not pray as the pagans do I mentioned the account of Elijah and the prophets of Baal. There was an alter sacrifice and the ...read more

  • Who Cares...when I Am Stressed And Depressed? Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Jul 19, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,901 views

    Third in a series exploring life crisis, inspired by the Outreach materials for the "Who Cares" campaign. This message explores stress and depression.

    (This message extensively based on the sermon starters provided in the "Who Cares" package materials from Outreach.) He is believed to have been one of England’s finest preachers, C.H. Spurgeon. Some may know that he was referred to in many circles, and is still known today as the Prince of ...read more

  • Rx For The Soul - Healing For Depression Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 3, 2003
    based on 517 ratings
     | 128,486 views

    A case study in clinical depression and what God did to bring healing to Elijah.

    OPEN: Psychiatry students were in their college class one day when their professor began a discussion to prove a point. "What we’re going to talk about today," the professor said, "are the emotional extremes that many mentally disturbed people go through… for example “What’s the opposite of ...read more

  • Healing For The Soul

    Contributed by Sheila Crowe on Sep 27, 2005
    based on 86 ratings
     | 25,731 views

    When you soul needs healing: rest, tell God all about it, rediscover God, Develop an Others Orientation.

    Sermon: Healing for the Soul 1 Kings 19:1-18 March 13, 2005 Rest, Tell God all about it, Rediscover God, Develop an Others Orientation. Police officer Ricky Orlowski was on patrol about 5 pm March 11 when he noticed a minivan with Illinois plates parked on a secluded street near a ...read more

  • Rollercoaster Depression Series

    Contributed by Steve Akins on Oct 5, 2006
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,811 views

    “Depression is a state of existence marked by a sense of being pressed down, weighed down, or burdened, which affects a person physically, mentally, spiritually, and relationally. In other words, depression is not a state of mind but a state of being.”

    Definition: “Depression is a state of existence marked by a sense of being pressed down, weighed down, or burdened, which affects a person physically, mentally, spiritually, and relationally. In other words, depression is not a state of mind but a state of being.” According to Psychiatrists ...read more