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  • Turn Life's Challenges Into Positive Life Lessons

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Aug 16, 2004
    based on 34 ratings

    By the grace of God you can turn your failures and challenges in life into positive life lessons.

    Turn Life’s Challenges Into Positive Life Lessons Hebrews 12:1 Introduction: Pastor Ray comes from the back of the church down the aisle with a back pack and carrying a number items including: small TV, tennis racquet, cell phone, etc. I’m sorry I’m late but I am slowed down by the more

  • The Roles Of Attacks, Tribulations And Challenges In The Kingdom Agenda

    Contributed by Richard Papafio on May 30, 2018

    Tribulations, challenges and attacks, takes us out of our comfort zones and launches us deep into the hidden and unknown regions to spread the Gospel of Jesus and win all souls for Jesus

    May the peace of the Lord be with you. Topic: THE ROLES OF ATTACKS, TRIBULATIONS AND CHALLENGES IN THE KINGDOM AGENDA Acts 8:1-3 King James Version (KJV) 8 And Saul was consenting unto his death. And at that time there was a great persecution against the church which was at Jerusalem; and more

  • The Reign Maker

    Contributed by Perry Greene on Jan 14, 2014

    Elijah demonstrates the rule and reign of God in his life, land and legacy.

    1. Authority A teacher was telling about the time their new elementary school was raising the American flag for the first time. To make the day special, they had invited a Marine Corps Color Guard to come out and perform the duty for them. The day before the ceremony, the Marine in charge of the more

  • What Brand Are You, Regular Or Extra Faithful?

    Contributed by James Sanders on May 15, 2002
    based on 124 ratings

    Paul talked with great passion and pride about the marks that he bore for the sake of Jesus Christ. Such marks designate the character of the believer.

    I. Introduction · In the early 1900’s a wealthy financier by the name of Sir Alfred Chester Beatty began to indulge in a newfound interest in archaeology, and he made many great discoveries. · Among those discoveries are some of the most ancient copies we have of New Testament writings. · One more

  • The Church Of Christ 3

    Contributed by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid on Feb 16, 2016

    The love of God abounds in faithful glory to help his children overcome their trials of faith.

    THE CHURCH OF CHRIST 3 by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid (February 16, 2016) “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting Life” (St. John 3:16, King James Version [The witness of more

  • "God's Formula For Victorious Living” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Jul 27, 2009
    based on 27 ratings

    How can I, as a believer, walk in the victory that is my heritage in Christ?

    Two people, each claiming to be a Christian, lose their job. One falls into a severe depression; while the other retrains himself and enters an entirely new field of employment, discovering more fulfillment than he ever had in his old job. The difference? One followed God’s formula for victorious more

  • How To Stop Fights At Church?

    Contributed by Major Gerardo Balmori on Apr 2, 2011
    based on 13 ratings

    There is a direct correlation between the effectiveness of our mission and how we treat each other. We must be the church before we can build the church. We must care for one another before we can hope to reach this community and county for Christ

    Mayor Gerardo Balmori The Salvation Army As we continue in our series through the Book of Nehemiah, we’ve learned that Nehemiah confronted a different challenge in each chapter: • In chapter one, he was faced with a personal challenge. When he heard about what was happening in Jerusalem, more

  • It's A Fact Series

    Contributed by Johnny Spencer on Feb 6, 2004
    based on 13 ratings

    Paul’s introduction to the letter of 1 Corinthian’s

    1 Cor. 1:1-3 It’s a Fact A. It’s useful to notice the prayers of Paul because what he prays for in the beginning he talks about in the letter. Maybe you have had this experience when you were in college and went home for Christmas break. You are sitting down for dinner and your mom says, more

  • Here's Your Sign Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 13, 2004
    based on 15 ratings

    A Christian is like a Human Church Sign.

    Purpose Series #5 (Six Sessions on God’s Purpose for Your Life) Here’s Your Sign Matthew 5:14-16 SCRIPTURE READING: Matthew 5:14-16 INTRODUCTION: This fall, we’ve been studying from Rick Warren’s book, The Purpose driven Life. This week we’re focused on the 4th Purpose: Sharing more

  • Be An Example Series

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Jan 27, 2020

    The world sees us as examples of Christianity. We have Jesus as our example of how we should act.

    Opening and Introduction In our lesson tonight, we heard part of a longer passage that’s a discussion on how a wife and husband should treat each other. It’s a message about relationships. This text applies to all of us, married or not. We’re all in some form of relationship with each other… more

  • Jesus Comes To His Temple Series

    Contributed by John Murphy on Mar 27, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Only Jesus could sit with the most educated men in Israel and astound them.

    The last time, I spoke of all the signs that pointed to Messiah being born when He was and where He was and that no one seemed to care, remember or just plain covered it up. I thought this would be a good starting point for a look at the life of Christ through the scriptures We are told more

  • Who Wants To Live Forever?

    Contributed by David Petticrew on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 36 ratings

    A look at what the Bible says about resurrection and immortality and whether this is a good or a bad thing for us.

    Introduction Immortality. For many it is the ultimate goal. To live for ever and never die. Woody Allen said “I don’t want to achieve immortality through my work; I want to achieve immortality through not dying.” In many works of fiction immortality is on offer, probably, the most famous of which more

  • If This Is From God ... Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Mar 14, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    How do you respond to the work of God in Christians lives and how will you respond when you face opposition?

    It seems to me there are 2 different questions that arise for us in this passage today. The first is this: "How will you respond to the work of God in the lives of his followers? Will you respond with faith, with allegiance to Jesus Christ as Lord or will you reject his claims over you as more

  • Sharing Your Faith Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Apr 4, 2006
    based on 28 ratings

    You can share your faith without changing who you are.

    [Much of the material in this sermon was taken from the book Becoming a Contagious Christian.] When I say the word “evangelism” what pops into your mind? Many people immediately conjure up memories of infamous televangelists, known primarily for extracting large amounts of money from their more

  • Wisdom Brings True Success Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Dec 8, 2011
    based on 14 ratings

    Wisdom endows its seekers and their life with true wealth (CIT). In this passage the beauty and grace of wisdom are set forth with the understanding that it can never be achieved without the fear of the Lord.

    PROVERBS 8: 12-21 WISDOM BRINGS TRUE SUCCESS [Isaiah 55] Having just stated that the worth of wisdom's instruction and knowledge is more valuable than all monetary achievements (8:10-11), Solomon now develops the proof. Wisdom endows its seekers and their life with true wealth (CIT). more