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  • Changing Our Name

    Contributed by Rhonda Feurtado on Oct 30, 2010
    based on 4 ratings

    God changed Abram's name when he made the covenant with him. In the Bible, changing of names often indicates something significant happening in a person's life. When we let God into our life, things are different. God wants to enter into covenant relation

  • Abraham, A Man Challenged #10 Series

    Contributed by Raymond Smith on Jan 20, 2008

    The Changing of the names

    Abraham a man of Challenge, Faith and Promise The Changing of the names Reading: Genesis 17:1ff Abram, his family and entourage had first entered the land of Canaan some 24 or 25 years earlier. Abram was 75 and Sarai was some 62 years old. Both well advanced in years, yet willing to more

  • Don't Let Anyone Change Your Name!

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Oct 8, 2001
    based on 49 ratings

    This sermon is about the reason behind changing the names of Daniel and the 3 Hebrew Children. We need to know that our true name is "Child Of God".

    "Don’t Let Anyone Change Your Name" NLF 10/4/2001 Psalm 1:1-6 Acts 14:8-18 Text Daniel 1 Once we understand who we are, we can move through life much more successfully and avoid a lot of pitfalls in life. We would know which messages are for us and which more

  • Funeral Message - Hope Vs Death

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Oct 6, 2009
    based on 16 ratings

    Christian Hope vs Death. A brief funeral message for a Christian. Change the name and you are good to go.

    Scripture tells us many things about the death of a Christian. Scripture does not gloss over the fact that death is a painful reality for us, nor does it tells us to pretend to be happy about the death of a loved one. We are expected to cry, have times of great sadness, mourn, and be at a loss when more

  • Doubting Thomas? How About Willing Thomas

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Oct 29, 2002
    based on 69 ratings

    Thomas was a lot more willing then doubting, this sermon makes a case to change thomas name to willing thomas rather then doubting thomas

    John 20:24-29 Thomas the Doubter? How about Willing Thomas Introduction A. Sometimes we just associate people with what they do. B. Let me give you a couple of Examples C. Larry works for a printer, his real last name is Kosht D. However to me, his last name is printer, middle name is the, more

  • Who Are You Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 24, 2001
    based on 56 ratings

    The sermon deals with the need to know who we are, becuase the world seeks to change our name.

    "Who Are You" 5/22/95 GNLCC Deuteronomy 18:9-13 Acts 19:8-20 Text Daniel 1 Once we understand who we are, we can avoid a lot of pitfalls in life. We would know which messages are for us and which ones are not. If more

  • From Disharmoney To A Gift Series

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Jun 6, 2013

    Levi changed his name to Matthew in his Gospel to reflect his heart change.

    Last week we talked about the man who came through the roof with the help of his friends. Remember Jesus was more concerned about his spiritual healing than a physical healing. While his friends expected a physical, healing Jesus instead forgave his sins. It was after the religious people got upset more

  • The Covenant With Abraham Series

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Mar 28, 2018

    The covenant making God renews His covenant with Abram, and changes his name to Abraham.

  • Committal

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Oct 30, 2006
    based on 186 ratings

    Basic Committal, at the graveside after funeral service - 5 minutes. Change the name and you are good to go.

    Carl Brady Rom 14:7-8 For none us lives to himself alone and none of us dies to himself alone. If we live, we live to the Lord; and if we die, we die to the Lord. So whether we live or die we belong to the Lord. Message We may have come here to committ our Brother Carl Brady To the more

  • Why A New Church?

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Oct 20, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    A message explaining why we decided to plant a church. This can be adapted to show why we need to change formats, names, etc.

    An old fisherman used to amaze all the locals with how many fish he was able to catch. It didn’t matter what the weather was like, or how much other fishermen were able to catch, he always caught more than anyone else. The stories became legend, and soon reached the local game warden. He more

  • No Longer A Deceiver

    Contributed by William R. Nabaza on Sep 28, 2015

    To show that GOD changed our names to CHRISTians as follower of GOD before enemies of GOD we prevail over GOD (in our prayers) and with men.

    I. EXORDIUM: Do you rule with GOD? Yes. Galatians 6:16 Galatians 6:16 (Amplified Bible) Peace and mercy be upon all who walk by this rule [who discipline themselves and regulate their lives by this principle], even upon the [true] Israel of God! II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: more

  • Rebels Without A Chance Series

    Contributed by Jim Drake on Aug 27, 2007
    based on 43 ratings

    Times have changed and the names on the map have changed, but God remains the same and man’s response to Him remains the same. God’s pattern of judgment remains the same also.

    1. God’s grace 2. Man’s response 3. Man’s conviction 4. God’s judgment How many times have you ever heard a sermon that you thought, “Boy, I wish so-and-so was here.” Or, “I hope so-and-so is listening.” One thing, preachers love hearing Amens. So much so, that some will fall into the more

  • "The Fool..." By Dr. E. Winson Butler

    Contributed by Winson Butler on Sep 15, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    No one likes being called a "fool." Yet, the Bible says a man who says there is no God, well, get ready to change your name. Let’s examine more what the Bible says about the matter!

    Introduction How many times have you heard someone say, "She’d be a fool to take him back." or "You’re a bigger fool than I thought you were." or "Boy was I a fool to believe that." Regardless of it’s use, it leaves a strong taste in all of our mouths and rightly so! It’s not the worst but more

  • Stay In Like Barnabas Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Oct 30, 2013

    Barnabas was known as an encourager and this is why God changed his name. Barnabas lives up to his mission from the Lord in the book of Acts and challenges us to follow in his path.

    Stay In like – Barnabas Illustration: The Story of Margaret: The Story of Margaret: From Messy Spirituality (pages 45-56) Cast: Actor Margaret: Ashley Actor teacher Ms. Garner (Vivian) Actor Jesus: David Actors: 5 students from youth group? The Story of Margaret: Scene In the more

  • Barnabas Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Sep 16, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    Barnabas our unsung hero of the faith became known as an encourager – he was so good at it - God changed his name from Joseph to Barnabas – which means encourager.

    Unsung Heroes Sermon: Barnabas Scripture Texts: Acts 4:36-37: 36Joseph, a Levite from Cyprus, whom the apostles called Barnabas (which means Son of Encouragement), 37sold a field he owned and brought the money and put it at the apostles’ feet. Acts 9:26-31: 26When he (Paul) more