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  • Challenging The Challenges

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 16, 2004
    based on 47 ratings
     | 3,144 views

    When faced with challenges, prayer is the answer.

    CHALLENGING THE CHALLENGES EXODUS 17:1-16 INTRODUCTION Throughout their journey to the promised land the Children of Israel would face challenge after challenge to their faith. We still face challenges today in our lives. 1 Peter 1: 6-7 “ In this you greatly rejoice though for a little while ...read more

  • The Challenge

    Contributed by Tim Wormuth on Dec 5, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,634 views

    Will we do what it takes to reach our community for Christ?

    ACTS 17:1-10 I. INTRODUCTION A. Have you ever had one of those experiences where you read something and it just seemed to jump off the page at you? I had that happen this week as I was reading a sermon in “Revival Fires”. It was one sentence, and yet I haven’t been able to get it out ...read more

  • Challenged

    Contributed by Ronald Degraw on Dec 14, 2001
    based on 14 ratings
     | 884 views

    In the evil shadow of Herod, Shepards were challenged to believe a baby was the messiah, in this evil time we too face the same challenge

    Challenged: Isaac prayed to the Lord on behalf of his wife, because she was barren. The Lord answered his prayer and his wife Rebekah became pregnant. The babies jostled each other within her, and she said, “why is this happening to me?” So she went to inquire of the Lord. The Lord said to ...read more

  • The Challenge Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,481 views

    There is a huge difference between an encounter and a Close Encounter. In this 4 part series, learn the ingredients that are necessary to have a Close Encounter with God. You will be challenged by this series.

    “Close Encounters” Pt. 1 - The Challenge From the very beginning we want to make it very clear that we are here on purpose. We believe that we have a very clear mandate from God. That mandate can be simply wrapped up in three words . . . Encounter, Equip, Engage. We are passionate and ...read more

  • The Challenge

    Contributed by Buddy Baird on Oct 19, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,471 views

    Nehemiah came and fulfilled the challenge before him, we must also accept the challenge that God has placed before us.

    CHALLENGE TEXT: Nehemiah 1.3-6, 11 INTRODUCTION: The book of Nehemiah is the conclusion to Old Testament history. He is giving the history of the third and final return of the Jews from captivity to the city of Jerusalem in 444 BC. This book emphasis the importance of spiritual recovery ...read more

  • The Challenge Series

    Contributed by Moses Radford on Mar 3, 2011
     | 1,780 views

    Jesus wants real committment out of the believers.

    JOHN 6: 60-71 11. When Jesus knew in himself that his disciples murmured at it, he said unto them, Doth this offend you? John 6:61 (KJV) 12. What and if ye shall see the Son of man ascend up where he was before? John 6:62 (KJV) A. THE TEACHINGS OF JESUS B. THE CALL TO ...read more

  • The Challenge

    Contributed by Thomas Wilson on Sep 7, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,283 views

    Challenge we face as Christians - 9/11 and forgiveness and judgement....are we comfortable being Christians?

    Soon as I get in from work, I like to get comfortable. I kick of my shoes, strip off my clothes, head for a shower and then put on my normal clothes – denims, t-shirt and trainers – l love to be comfortable and hate wearing shirts of any kind or suits for that matter! When I sit ...read more

  • Challenges Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Powell on Mar 26, 2013
     | 2,258 views

    Challenges by Paul to the church

    Challenges – Are we ready to step up to Paul’s Challenges? 1 Thessalonians 5:12-18 I. Challenge to Churches (12-13) a. We are to Respect, Recognize, and Honor our Leaders 1. Senior Pastor 2. Youth Pastor 3. Deacon Leadership aa. Pray for Them • Prayerless ...read more

  • The Challenge

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Jul 20, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 2,036 views

    St. Francis of Assisi once said”Preach the Gospel to all the world – and if necessary use words.”

  • The Challenge To Warriors

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Jan 23, 2001
    based on 86 ratings
     | 2,190 views

    God created us as a warrior race and equips us to fight the good fight of faith.

    How many of you want to be in control of everything you do? I think if we honestly look at ourselves we would admit that is the case. We all have this drive, this inborn desire to want to control. Just walk downstairs and spend some time in the nursery. Every child there has a desire to ...read more

  • The Challenge Of Worship Series

    Contributed by Robert Massey on Oct 6, 2002
    based on 92 ratings
     | 6,449 views

    Worship will always challenge us. We can not stand in the holy presence of God and not feel His challenge. This text shares three ways in which we are challenged when we worship.

    THE CHALLENGE OF WORSHIP Genesis 22:1-19 Famous researcher, George Barna recently conducted a survey on worship in American churches. He had some very interesting things to say, so let me share just a couple of them with you. “Worship is a non-negotiable obligation and privilege of every ...read more

  • The Greatest Challenge

    Contributed by Clinton Nobles on Nov 27, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,482 views

    In the life of a Christian there are many things that we do that we can often refer to as "stumbling blocks." These are barriers in our personal walk with Christ Jesus our LORD.

    "Now the works of the flesh are manifest, which are these; Adultery, fornication, uncleanness, lasciviousness, idolatry, witchcraft, hatred, variance . . . and such like: of the which I tell you before, as I have also told you in time past, that they which do such things shall not inherit the ...read more

  • The Religious Challenge

    Contributed by John Knight on Apr 15, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 2,661 views

    Overcoming religiosity and legalism. (a piecing together of three sermons from sermoncentral)

    The Religious Challenge Mark 7:1-13 Introduction: Christmas phonies My experience with religious phonies Christian legalists made them that way I. Pharisees As Imitations Respected religious leaders Keepers (guardians) of the Law Became a members only club Jesus defines ...read more

  • The Prayer Challenge Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Jun 30, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,536 views

    A challenge to 30 days of prayer based upon the Prayer of Jabez.

    Now Jabez was more honorable than his brothers, and his mother called his name Jabez, saying, "Because I bore him in pain." And Jabez called on the God of Israel saying, "Oh, that You would bless me indeed, and enlarge my territory, that Your hand would be with me, and that You would keep me from ...read more

  • Pete's Challenge Series

    Contributed by David Beirne on May 3, 2004
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,131 views

    What to do when it’s gut-check time. Where do you stand?

    A Challenge John 6:66-69 Intro. A challenge: when it gets intense how do you react? when you’re the only one, are you ready to stand alone? In John’s gospel, chap 7 begins with intense opposition building. Jesus’s popularity basically is going downhill. 1. The question: Now that it is ...read more