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  • The Charism Of Priestly Celibacy Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 28, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,250 views

    The priest and bishop who choose celibacy as a response to their call are imaging Christ, the Bridegroom.

    March 2, 2009 Sacramentum Caritatis The call to holiness that is summed up and made possible by the sacraments–especially this sacrament of charity–is universal. All the people of this new Israel, this Church, are to be holy. All are called to live a life of effective love of God and of ...read more

  • Oneness In Marriage

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,094 views

    Celibacy 1) is good, 2) it can be tempting, 3) it is wrong for married people, and 4) it is a gift from God.

    In all the events overshadowing last week, perhaps you missed an interesting report. A new study for the federal Justice Department says Canada should get rid of its law banning polygamy, and change other legislation to help women and children living in such multiple-spouse relationships. The ...read more

  • Spiritual Counsel About Marriage Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Jun 11, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,631 views

    Paul gave some important advice about singleness and marriage for the Corinthian’s and their time that also applies to us and our time.

    Introduction: A. Today we want to talk about the spiritual counsel about marriage given by the Apostle Paul in 1 Corinthians chapter 7. 1. Before we get into the text, let’s lay a little ground work. B. Some questions about love and marriage were posed to kids ages 5 to 10 and here are a few ...read more

  • Marriage And Singleness - 2 Gifts From God Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Jun 24, 2003
    based on 71 ratings
     | 8,448 views

    Marriage or singleness, celibacy or asceticism. The issue, whatever state we happen to be in, is this: "unhindered devotion to the Lord." Married or single, this is what matters: is your mind set on the things of the Lord? Are your energies directed to se

    You can almost imagine Paul, sitting at his desk, with the letter that the Corinthians have sent him in his hand, as he dictates his reply. He’s been through the introductory remarks and now he comes to the questions they’ve put to him. And again we discover just how contemporary some of their ...read more

  • Feasting Through Fastiing

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Sep 22, 2006
     | 755 views

    “Fasting”… topic we don’t hear much about in the church to day - Many of us may think of fasting as for the spiritually elite… those specially gifted… a gift we seek about as much as celibacy or martyrdom. - Many of our initial thoughts, or even experi

    “Fasting”… topic we don’t hear much about in the church to day - Many of us may think of fasting as for the spiritually elite… those specially gifted… a gift we seek about as much as celibacy or martyrdom. - Many of our initial thoughts, or even experiences conjure up thoughts of sitting around ...read more

  • A Second Home

    Contributed by Doug Lyon on Sep 15, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,728 views

    Celebacy is an acceptable lifestyle in God’s eyes

    1 Corinthians 7:6-9 A Second Home Introduction A first grade teacher gave each child in her class the first half of a proverb. She then asked them to come up with the remainder of the proverb. Now, keep in mind that these are 6 year-olds who responded. [Power Point:] · Better to be ...read more

  • Sermon For 3 Epiphany, Yr B

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Jan 20, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 2,234 views

    A sermon on the tension and paradox of "the now and the not yet," this world and the next.

    Sermon for 3 Epiphany Yr B 26/01/2003 Based on I Cor. 7:29-31 Grace Lutheran, Medicine Hat, Alberta By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson Most of us have heard the old saw: “He or she is so heavenly minded that they’re no earthly good.” Others would turn the saw around and reply: “He or she is ...read more

  • Saved, Single, And Sexy, Seminar Series

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Dec 30, 2004
    based on 52 ratings
     | 10,399 views

    Living life as a single Christian.

    SAVED, SINGEL, AND SEXUAL IN OUR FIRST SESSION SEVERAL MONTHS AGO, WE DISCOVERED THAT IT’S OKAY TO BE SINGLE, AND THAT ALSO, BEING SINGLE IS NOT A DIRTY WORD. WE DISCUSSED THE DATING PROCESS AND THINGS TO CONSIDER AS DATING SINGLES. NOW WE MOVE INTO AN AREA THAT IS OFTEN THOUGHT ABOUT BUT NOT ...read more

  • Is "Sex" A Dirty Word? Series

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Jan 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,942 views

    Why can’t we talk about sex in the context of Christian marriage? Does sex belong to the world or to God? Where does our sexuality come from and when are desires a good thing?

    IS “SEX” A DIRTY WORD? Some time ago I watched a movie called “Arabesque” in which Gregory Peck plays a stodgy professor of hieroglyphics. He is explaining the various symbols on a chart and how to interpret them. The lecture is dry and anything but captivating. In fact a young man is nearly ...read more

  • Issues Of Marriage And Singleness For Disciples

    Contributed by Bledar Valca on Dec 24, 2008
     | 1,742 views

    Clearifying misconceptions regarding 1 Cor 7

    ISSUES OF MARRIAGE AND SINGLENESS FOR DISCIPLES 1 Corinthians 7 Context of 1 Corinthians 7 It is a interest to see the background of 1 Corinthians 7 in order to understand better this chapter of Corinthians. The information in extracted from two sources: 1) The letters to the Corinthians. ...read more

  • False Teachings Of Today

    Contributed by Larry Wolfe on Jul 27, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,637 views

    A survey of the major cults and their false teaching

    ’The False Teachings of Today’ I. The Catholic Church/Romanism A. It’s False Salvation is in the Seven Sacraments Definition: A sacrament is a holy ordinance instituted by ...read more

  • Was Jesus Really Married? Series

    Contributed by Keith Miller on Jul 6, 2006
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,200 views

    This sermon addresses the question regarding the role and position of women in the early church. This sermon also addresses Dan Brown’s claim that Jesus was married to Marry Magdalene.

    Was Jesus Really Married? John 20:14-17 Introduction Permit me to begin with another quote from Dan Brown’s book, The Da Vinci Code: “The social decorum during that time virtually forbid a Jewish man to be unmarried. According to Jewish custom, celibacy was condemned, and the obligation ...read more

  • God's Word To Singles Series

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Jul 15, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,767 views

    Singles are a larging growing population in our country and a population that needs ministering too. Paul in our text today address this group specifically and gives them words of wisdom to take with them in life.

    Keeping the Home Fire Burning Series GOD’S WORD TO SINGLES 1 Cor. 7:6-9; 25-41 Intro Singles are a swiftly growing portion of our society. In fact, only 42% of all households in the US are headed by single adults. Nearly 20 % of the adult population of the United States have never been married. ...read more

  • The Harlot Or Apostate Church Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Jul 9, 2003
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,756 views

    Week 37 in a Wednesday evening study through the book of Revelation

    WEEK 37 The Harlot or Apostate Church Date: May 14, 2003 Place: Allendale Baptist Text: Revelation 17:1-18 The Description of Religious Babylon (17:1-6a) Verse 1. John is called to come and see the judgment of Babylon, but in the process he also gets a description of the woman (Babylon). ...read more

  • The Da Vinci Code: Who Was Mary Magdalene Series

    Contributed by Ken Baugh on Feb 8, 2006
    based on 142 ratings
     | 6,619 views

    This sermon decodes the faulty perspective of Mary Magdalene’s role as depicted in the book The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

    WHO WAS MARY MAGDALENE? Beyond The Da Vinci Code – Part 8 Tonight we’re in part eight of our series Beyond The Da Vinci Code and the question that we’re going to tackle is Who was Mary Magdalene? I. QUOTES FROM THE CODE As you know if you’ve read the book, Mary Magdalene is central ...read more