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  • Challenging The Challenges

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Feb 15, 2004
    based on 47 ratings
     | 7,689 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 Revd. Martin Dale on Jul 20, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 3,708 views

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

    St. Francis of Assisi once said ”Preach the Gospel to all the world – and if necessary use words.” The way we live is vital if we want to be effective for the Kingdom. Indeed we need to excel in all three of the relationships of John 15 if we want to be true servants of the Lord. These are ...read more

  • Challenges Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Powell on Mar 26, 2013
     | 3,915 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 Series

    Contributed by Moses Radford on Mar 3, 2011
     | 3,048 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 Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Oct 1, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 8,739 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

  • Challenged

    Contributed by Ronald Degraw on Dec 14, 2001
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,795 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

    Contributed by Thomas Wilson on Sep 7, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,208 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

  • The Challenge

    Contributed by Buddy Baird on Oct 17, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,623 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

    Contributed by Tim Wormuth on Dec 3, 2003
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,839 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

  • A Challenge To The Church Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Jun 10, 2019
     | 1,997 views

    Herein are some great insights regarding the ministry of the individual Christian and the church. Note in v.9, Paul’s words “To make plain” (bring to light, to enlighten). What Paul communicates let us comprehend

    A Challenge To The Church Ephesians 3:1-12 Introduction: Herein are some great insights regarding the ministry of the individual Christian and the church. Note in v.9, Paul’s words “To make plain” (bring to light, to enlighten). What Paul communicates let us comprehend. I. Paul’s Sacred ...read more

  • The Challenge - The Potential Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Jun 10, 2019
     | 1,619 views

    How about a sermon for the New Year or new church year. There is before us a challenge, an opportunity, an open door. Are we up to the task?

    The Challenge – The Potential Ephesians 3:14-21 Introduction: How about a sermon for the New Year or new church year. There is before us a challenge, an opportunity, an open door. Are we up to the task? In 2:19-22, Paul gives a glorious description of the church. When he comes to 3:1 “for this ...read more

  • The Challenge Of Obedience Series

    Contributed by Scott Kircher on Mar 1, 2009
    based on 31 ratings
     | 9,526 views

    Have people considered the cost of what it truly means to be an obedient follower of the Lord?

    This series is based upon a series by Nelson Searcy and the Journy church. This sermon however, is my own. The Challenge of Obedience Obediently following Christ is costly Obediently following Christ is to be prioritized Obediently following Christ is to be ...read more

  • Gamaliel's Challenge

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,277 views

    Thesis: Believers are best motivated from within.

    Thesis: Believers are best motivated from within. Intro.: 1. <Sound familiar?> a. "We tried a visitation program here but it didn't work." b. "I started a daily BS & prayer time but things kept coming up." c. "We tried knocking on doors but we never could get enough people." d. "I ...read more

  • Christ's Challenges

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 7, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,660 views

    Print this for a seeker

    18 “AND A CERTAIN RULER QUESTIONED HIM, SAYING, ‘GOOD TEACHER, WHAT SHALL I DO TO INHERIT ETERNAL LIFE?’ 19 AND JESUS SAID TO HIM, ‘WHY DO YOU CALL ME GOOD? NO ONE IS GOOD EXCEPT GOD ALONE. 20 YOU KNOW THE COMMANDMENTS, DO NOT COMMIT ADULTRY, DO NOT MURDER, DO NOT STEAL, DO NOT BEAR FALSE ...read more

  • The Greatest Challenge

    Contributed by Clinton Nobles on Nov 26, 2002
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,144 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