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  • Turn Up Your Hope

    Contributed by Modupe Adefala on May 31, 2003
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,611 views

    Hope is central to Christianity. Hope leads us to God and hope sustains us in Christ. The outbreak of war, disease, financial and emotional distress, has filled the air with despair, but God wants His people to hope in Him.

    Turn on Your Hope Scripture reading: Psalm 33:12-22 (Mercy and Hope) John 12: 24 – 28 (Jesus troubled) 2 Corinthians 4: 6-11 (Paul troubled) Roman 5: 1 – 5 ( Justified by faith and brought into hope that makes not ashamed) Romans 15:13 (Overflowing hope) In Psalm 33 ...read more

  • Billy Graham's Steps To Peace With God

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jan 18, 2004
    based on 65 ratings
     | 10,822 views

    Here are four steps to peace with God. Billy Graham discovered the secret to effectiveness in his preaching which we all need. Many often overlook this one element that is so central to the Christian faith - the preaching of Christ crucified on the cross

    Steps to Peace With God - Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (John 3:16) Here are four steps to peace with God. Billy Graham discovered the secret to effectiveness in his preaching which we all need. Many often overlook this one element that is so central to the Christian faith - the ...read more

  • Prepare, Practice, Play

    Contributed by Paul Redwine on Jan 2, 2004
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,306 views

    Christians are to be DOERS of the Word.

    Prepare, Practice, Play, James 1:19-27 Paul Redwine, Northside Christian Church, July 13, 2003 Introduction At a sporting event, you can see that the fans participate in the sport in their own unique ways: The Casual Spectator -- watches the game for some entertainment The Tailgater -- The ...read more

  • Always Faithful

    Contributed by Tim Patrick on Oct 16, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 5,965 views

    In this sermon you will find encouragement and motivation to remain faithful to Jesus Christ.

    Over the past few weeks I have highlighted several overarching qualities that I see in the people of our church. These are not a source of arrogance. This does not mean we are superior to any other church. We celebrate these qualities because God has assembled a group of people who share similar ...read more

  • God's Message To Us Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 4, 2005
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,883 views

    Without the divine intervention of God in the death of Christ, and His resurrection, man would be destitute spiritually, and following Christ would be little more than a glorified Boy Scout Troop. So here in these verses, Paul seeks to explain what it is

    GOD’S MESSAGE TO US 1 Corinthians 2:6-13 INTRODUCTION: As we have previously discussed, the Apostle Paul is concerned about one thing and one thing only – the gospel of Christ portrayed out in the death, burial, and resurrection of Christ. This pervasive biblical truth is central to ...read more

  • Healing & Wholeness - Signs & Wonders Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Aug 8, 2012
    based on 14 ratings
     | 10,497 views

    Do you need to claim the promise of healing for yourself? For your family? For your friend? God is able to heal today.

    Healing & Wholeness - Signs & Wonders Isaiah 35:6 Isaiah 53 This month In our series on Fresh Fire, we are looking at the work of the Spirit in the Writing of the Old Testament Prophets. And as this is a Healing and Wholeness Service it is a wonderful opportunity for us to consider a few ...read more

  • Is Right Still Right

    Contributed by Ray Swift on Dec 2, 2009
    based on 11 ratings
     | 7,275 views

    What does the Bible teach about what is right? Why believers need to know right, learn right and do right.

    FBMB February 22, 2009 Sunday Morning “Is Right Still Right?” Daniel 1:8; 3:18 Intro.: Ever since God created man and gave him the ability to think – we have consistently made wrong decisions. From Adam to Abraham, from Moses to Matthew to Mary, from Joseph to Jonah to John. From the Bible ...read more

  • "The Case For Easter”

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Mar 25, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,643 views

    Stage a courtroom drama concerning the case for the resurrection of Jesus and help affirm the belief of the listener

    “The Case for Easter” 1st Peter 3:15 OBJECTIVE: To stage a courtroom drama concerning the case for the resurrection of Jesus and help affirm the belief of the listener INTRODUCTION: With all of the focus that the film “The Passion of the Christ” has given the crucifixion of Jesus, it can ...read more

  • Look At What You Can't See Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Oct 19, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 3,658 views

    What we see can distract us from what needs to be seen. With the eyes of faith we look beyond the temporal view to behold that which is glorious and eternal.

    Looking at What We Cannot See 2 Corinthians 5 After saying: 4:18 …while we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen; for the things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal. Paul goes on to describe looking at things we can ...read more

  • Who You Believe: Who Is Love And Justice (Session 4) Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Feb 10, 2010
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,081 views

    Many people find it difficult to understand why Jesus Christ dying an undeserved and cruel death on a cross can have any effect on their own lives. In fact until we understand two fundamental truths - the extent of God’s love and our need for forgiveness

    Who is Love and Justice? The cross is central to the Christian message. Some churches display a cross, some people wear a cross as a fashion accessory. In this session we are going to examine the real meaning of the cross of Jesus Christ. Many people find it difficult to understand why Jesus ...read more

  • Experience The Joy Of Receiving

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Dec 10, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,334 views

    Learn how to experience joy in all that we receive

    Two weeks ago, Pastor Winsome Wu taught us how to cultivate joy in life. Last week, I talked about how we can experience joy by choosing the right expectations for each day and for our future. So intentional efforts are required to experience joy. Joy, we talked about, is more than happiness. ...read more

  • Spotting Godly Men (Part 1: Humility) Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 19, 2008
    based on 12 ratings
     | 4,373 views

    God makes us humble to exalt us like Jesus.

    Scripture Introduction Three weeks ago, we explored in 1Peter 5 the heart of the job description of church elders. They are “shepherds,” looking out and caring for us through love, prayer, compassion and concern. We also learned they are “overseers,” a work which must be done without ...read more

  • Hope - His Overall Purpose Is Our Elevation - God Gives Us Cause To Hope!!

    Contributed by John Gullick on May 18, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 6,754 views

    A sermon that uses primary scripture Ezekiel chapter 37 1-11 as a lesson on hope.

    His One Purpose is our Elevation. A philosopher of last century, Bertrand Russell was an outspoken atheist. He even wrote a book called Why I Am Not A Christian. When Russell was 81 years old, he was interviewed on a British Broadcasting Corporation radio talk show. The interviewer asked him ...read more

  • When Death Intrudes Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Jun 18, 2002
    based on 115 ratings
     | 5,103 views

    Like it or not, death intrudes on our lives all the time -- our friends die, our loved ones, and eventually death comes to claim our lives. Jesus says he is the resurrection -- that if we believe in him, even if we die, we will live. But do we really be

    When Death Intrudes by Maynard Pittendreigh John 11:1-57 On his arrival, Jesus found that Lazarus had already been in the tomb for four days. Bethany was less than two miles from Jerusalem, and many Jews had come to Martha and Mary to comfort them in the loss of their brother. When Martha ...read more

  • Things Sometimes Get Messy!

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 93 ratings
     | 8,655 views

    Life is hard, unfair, and sometimes just plain messy! It requires sacrifice! This is true even of God, who sent His Son as a Sacrifice -- a lamb -- who would pay the price for the injustice, sinful messiness of humanity.

    Isa 53:1-12 1 Who has believed our message and to whom has the arm of the LORD been revealed? 2 He grew up before him like a tender shoot, and like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him. 3 He was despised ...read more