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  • You Always Have A Friend & Guide Series

    Contributed by Tim Bond on Mar 26, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 6,365 views

    When you give your life to Christ, you never need to face the challenges of life alone.

    If we were to go around the room this morning, I wonder how many could tell what your life insurance policy would pay if you suddenly died in a car wreck? How about your auto insurance policy? What is the maximum dollar amount it will pay if you are in an accident and someone sues you? How about ...read more

  • The Pit Knows Everything

    Contributed by James Westmoreland on Aug 27, 2005
    based on 46 ratings
     | 5,821 views

    One of the great challenges in life is to deal with opposition and the knowledge that not everyone likes us. There are other experiences that are very hard for us to deal with and one of them is when we experience a sense of abandonment. It is then that t

    Have you ever had the feeling that things were not going your way? That it was going to be a "bad hair" day and not much else was going to go well either? Robert Orben(1) was quoted as saying, "Sometimes I get the feeling the whole world is against me, but deep down I know that’s not true. Some of ...read more

  • Move On!

    Contributed by Joel Santos on Sep 22, 2004
    based on 146 ratings
     | 24,403 views

    Maybe you have stayed too long for your ministry and God wanted you to move on in other direction or advance into a better one. This message is dedicated for you!

    (I Shared this message during Central Bible College Chapel Service, Oct. 8, 2004) Brethren, Did you know that the number one problem of the Christian churches in the Philippines today is contentment? Being contented in your life according to Apostle Paul is good but when it comes to church ...read more

  • How To Be Totally Secure

    Contributed by Raymond Dix Jr. on Apr 21, 2002
    based on 37 ratings
     | 2,267 views

    This message attempts to provide an answer for those, who like many, live their lives in a state of fear and insecurity. Those whose lives are governed by circumstances.

    (Elab) = Elaborate (Trans) = Transition John 14:27 (God’s Word Translation) 27 "I’m leaving you peace. I’m giving you my peace. I don’t give you the kind of peace that the world gives. So don’t be troubled or cowardly. Intro – What is it about humanity? We have the innate need to feel ...read more

  • From Faith To Faith

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jan 9, 2001
    based on 549 ratings
     | 21,300 views

    How to move from mustard seed faith to great faith.

    From Faith to Faith “For in the gospel a righteousness from God is revealed, a righteousness that is by faith from first to last, just as it is written: "The righteous will live by faith." (Romans 1:17) ALL OF US KNOW SOMETHING OF THE VALUE OF FAITH. For example, we know what ...read more

  • A Godly Father's Reward

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Jun 18, 2004
    based on 154 ratings
     | 6,047 views

    This sermon explores the 128 psalm as a model for changing life, family, and nation from the father up.

    A Godly Father’s Reward Psalm 128:1-6 This morning I want to break with a long standing church tradition. Somehow it has become a tradition to praise mothers for their wonderful and inspiring work on Mothers Day – and berate Dad’s for their shortcomings on Fathers Day. We often make the ...read more

  • Survivor 1: The Survivor's Guidebook Series

    Contributed by Geoff Baggett on Sep 16, 2002
    based on 121 ratings
     | 6,608 views

    This is the first message in my SURVIVOR series, focusing upon God’s Word as the true guidebook for life (09-15-2002).

    Opening Comments Today we begin our new SURVIVOR series. Our theme will be “Surviving the Challenges of Life.” This is not, of course, an original idea. It is based upon the wildly popular reality TV show called “Survivor.” The fifth installment of that show begins this Thursday ...read more

  • Attacking Anxiety

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Oct 8, 2001
    based on 81 ratings
     | 5,142 views

    Since September 11th our nation has been in a state of high anxiety. God has the solution for high anxiety.

    Attacking Anxiety Selected Passages October 7, 2001 Introduction What do all of these things have in common?  Fear to take action  Cowardice to deal with difficult situations  Withdrawal from daily life  Depression and discouragement  Distrust and ...read more

  • A Call From Outside The Comfort Zone Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Oct 21, 2001
    based on 154 ratings
     | 15,155 views

    Numbers 13 – 14 tells the story of a people called Israel. They had come to a comfortable place at Kadesh Barnea. God had given them everything they needed but now He was getting ready to call them out of their comfort zone.

    “But the men that went up with him said, We be not able to go up against the people; for they are stronger than we. And they brought up an evil report of the land which they had searched unto the children of Israel, saying, The land, through which we have gone to search it, is a land that eateth ...read more

  • Winning The War Before The Battle Begins Series

    Contributed by Tim George on Oct 28, 2001
    based on 306 ratings
     | 34,475 views

    Joshua had a giant called Jericho to face but first he had to win the war in his own heart. There were two things that had to happen for Joshua to win that war before the battle began.

    “And it came to pass, when Joshua was by Jericho, that he lifted his eyes and looked, and behold, a Man stood opposite him with His sword drawn in His hand. And Joshua went to Him and said to Him, “Are You for us or for our adversaries?” So He said, “No, but as Commander of the army of the Lord I ...read more

  • Increase Our Faith - Part Two Series

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Feb 17, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,622 views

    We have decided that we should not limit the glory of the Lord with our unbelief.

    This morning I want to continue the emphasis on FAITH. You can find our Key Verse in your bulletin.Luke 17:5 And the apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith."As a body of believers, we’ve recognized the need for us to begin to allow the Lord to "Increase our faith."The Lord has greater ...read more

  • Passport To Life Series

    Contributed by Charles Scott on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 2,063 views

    The love that Christians hold for one another and their self-sacrifice is evidence that they have been transformed from life that ends in death to eternal life with the Father.

    I JOHN 3:13-24 PASSPORT TO LIFE There are some powerful and surprising statements in I John 3 ". . . we know we have passed from death to life because we love the brothers. The man who does not love is among the living dead." Christians gather in churches for many reasons, but ...read more

  • The Fear Of Rejection Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 6,705 views

    Sermon 1 in a series on Fear.

    The Fear Factor WHAT ARE YOU AFRAID OF? TOP 14 FEARS OF AMERICANS (before 9/11) 1) Public speaking 2) Heights 3) Insects and bugs 4) Financial problems 5) Deep water 6) Sickness 7) Death 9) Loneliness 8) Flying 10) Dogs 11) Driving/riding in a car 12) Darkness 13) ...read more

  • Experiencing Eternal Life

    Contributed by Brad Bailey on Aug 3, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,638 views

    The reality of the Resurrection has deep transforming impact on our lives.

    Max Lucado, in his book, “Six Hours One Friday,” tells the story of a missionary in Brazil who discovered a tribe of Indians in a remote part of the jungle. They lived near a large river. The tribe was in need of medical attention. A contagious disease was ravaging the population. People were dying ...read more

  • Life Choices

    Contributed by Robert Tatum on Sep 5, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,672 views

    God wants us to have a life that is useful and not useless, this sermon moves the listeners toward a life of usefulness to God.

    Life Choices (Revelation 3:14-22) Robert Frost, one of America’s favorite poets, wrote a poem that I like very much. Listen to the words of Robert Frost as he penned in the poem, “ The Road Not Taken”: Two roads diverged in a yellow wood, And sorry I could not travel both And be one ...read more