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  • Can God Make A Rock So Big He Can't Lift It?

    Contributed by Alex Mcfarland on Jun 28, 2006
    based on 41 ratings
     | 3,744 views

    Essentially, the questioner is asking, “Is there any way that the God who can make all things can make a rock so big that the God who can lift all things cannot lift it?” Worded this way, the inconsistency and meaningless nature of the question is reveale

    Can God Make a Rock So Big He Can’t Lift It? by Alex McFarland I had just finished speaking at the Spirit West Coast festival and was enjoying the sunny California weather when I noticed a group of teens huddled together, whispering to one another. Curious, I watched while a boy of about 16 ...read more

  • At The Point Of Grace

    Contributed by David Nolte on Nov 14, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 4,805 views

    Deals with Jesus’ encounter with the woman taken in adultery.

    “AT THE POINT OF GRACE!”/JOHN 8:1-11/SHASTA WAY/11-17-02/A.M. In the text for this morning we see a difficult situation. A woman has been taken in the very act of adultery. She has been literally dragged into the presence of Jesus. There is something frightfully wrong with this picture. First, ...read more

  • "Steadfast Hope" Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 5, 2002
    based on 50 ratings
     | 7,684 views

    A. The depths of despair (vss 1-2); B. God’s forgiveness (vss 3-4); C. The process of waiting and hoping (vss 5-6); D. Motivation to tell others (vss 7-8).

    Psalm Steps> “Steadfast Hope” -Psalm 130 Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts Introduction and Outline Psalm 130 is a literal Song of Ascents—it climbs from the abyss of depression to the high ground of steadfast hope. In this brief penitential psalm we ...read more

  • Easter 2007

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Apr 5, 2007
    based on 40 ratings
     | 7,609 views

    He is risen - He is risen indeed. What are the implications for us?

    NR 08-04-07 Easter Sunday Morning Story: There is a picture, drawn by Clive Chislett which is mounted on one of the original Norman pillars of our Church here in New Romney. It is on the pillar closest to the war memorial. Do have a look at it before you leave today. In the picture, ...read more

  • If Life Is A Game, Then Here Are The Rules...

    Contributed by Eric Shrewsberry on Jan 9, 2001
    based on 133 ratings
     | 2,304 views

    In the media and the marketplace, our philosophy of life has been reduced to a bunch of slogans, cliches, trite phrases that we use to describe our lives...

    If Life is a Game, Then Here are the Rules... Matthew 6:25-34 1. In the media and the marketplace, our philosophy of life has been reduced to a bunch of slogans. Slogans, cliches, trite phrases that we use to describe our lives. Our television commercials are the biggest culprits of these ...read more

  • You Are The Reason For The Season

    Contributed by Art Good on Jun 8, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,287 views

    Why did Jesus come? What is the real reason for the season? This sermon will reminds us that we are the reason for the season.

    I had a plan…When I was about 13, there was a skunk that hung out around our house. My Dad used to complain about it. Our neighbors dog would bark and it would spray, and the house smelled like…well…skunk for a few days. Dad was worried that one of us would be outside at night and we would ...read more

  • Vessels Of Wrath

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on May 9, 2008
     | 1,314 views

    How do we understand the wrath of God?

    Introduction… For me, Romans 9 has always been an especially troubling chapter, one I’ve avoided till I saw that it contains a message of hope. Paul appears to be describing God as less than loving. He seems to be teaching a kind of “double predestination”, with God deciding how many people He ...read more

  • Superheroes Vs. Christians

    Contributed by Warren Curry on Sep 22, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 9,869 views

    So what about Christians? How do they compare or contrast with these superheroes we have been looking at. We’ll look at three principles to examine the superheroes and the Christians, but instead of trying to impress the pop culture, we will seek God’s

    Superheroes vs. Christians Introduction: Throughout the last century, superheroes have played a major part of our American culture. Comic books, cartoons & science fiction have all played a part of making superheroes a major icon in our society. We can look way back in our history to see ...read more

  • Demonstration Of Spirit And Power Series

    Contributed by Edward Hardee on Nov 13, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 9,128 views

    To show the importance of letting God do the work.

    Title: Demonstration of Spirit and Power Theme: To show the importance of letting God do the work. Text: 1 Corinthians 2:1-5 ¶ And I, brethren, when I came to you, came not with excellency of speech or of wisdom, declaring unto you the testimony of God. For I determined not to know any ...read more

  • Identity Crisis

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Feb 24, 2001
    based on 213 ratings
     | 2,587 views

    Year C. 1st Sunday of Lent March 4th, 2001

    Year C. 1st Sunday of Lent March 4th, 2001 Lord of the Lake Lutheran Church Web page http://lordofthelake.org By The Rev. Jerry Morrissey, Esq., Pastor E-mail pastor@southshore.com Heavenly Father empower each of us here at Lord of the Lake Lutheran Church to know our identity as your ...read more

  • Someone Turned The Lights On Series

    Contributed by Paul Decker on May 29, 2002
    based on 68 ratings
     | 7,675 views

    Jesus has given us purpose.

    SOMEONE TURNED THE LIGHTS ON Acts 26:1-18 S: Celebrate Jesus Th: Evangelism: JESUS BROKE THE POWER OF DARKNESS SO ALL CAN LIVE IN THE LIGHT. Pr: JESUS HAS GIVEN US PURPOSE. ?: What? What is our purpose? KW: Objectives TS: We will find in our study of Acts 26:16-18, three objectives we ...read more

  • Faith, Suffering & The Will Of God

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Nov 22, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 1,186 views

    The story of Jesus betrayal, arrest, and trial could be seen as a dark time, but it teaches us things about faith, suffering, and finding the will of God in our lives like no other portion of Scripture.

    I hate politics. Politics at its worst is the manipulation of people and processes to get your way. I’m sure there’s a good side to politics – but I haven’t seen it lately. Certainly it was politics at its worst that was operating in Palestine around 33AD when the ruling religious political group ...read more

  • Nurturing Faith

    Contributed by Samuel Chandar on Sep 19, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,373 views

    The challenge of faith and how through faith one can lead a victorious Christian life

    NURTURING FAITH Heb 12:1-13 I am sure we have come across many definitions of a Christian: Let me share one interesting definition: A Christian:is one who is completely fearless, continually cheerful, and constantly in trouble and always having problems with his faith! Faith is taking God ...read more

  • Dominion Of Jesus -- Every Knee Shall Bow

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Dec 8, 2007
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,044 views

    Advent. Jesus has total dominion over all things. Paul give us theory of dominion and then practical advice on how to establish Christ’s dominion in our life.

    This sermon goes along with the document titled Advent Reading 2007. This is for the second advent reading. A few years ago Sports Illustrated came up with a list of the top ten comebacks of all time, not just in the area of sports, but in all areas of life. Among other items on the list they ...read more

  • Extreme Makeover: Spiritual Edition

    Contributed by Paul Decker on May 21, 2006
    based on 77 ratings
     | 10,556 views

    God can and will change your life.

    EXTREME MAKEOVER, SPIRITUAL EDITION Acts 9:1-19 S: Salvation C: Change God brings Th: A People with Purpose Pr: GOD CAN AND WILL BRING CHANGE TO OUR LIVES. Type: Inductive I. FURY (1-2) II. CONTACT (3-5) III. INSTRUCTION (6-8) IV. CONNECTION (9-16) V. FELLOWSHIP ...read more