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  • There Is No Law Against Love

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Jul 18, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,679 views

    What we need is Love

    I Am the Flag of the United States of America I am the flag of the United States of America. My name is Old Glory. I fly atop the world’s tallest buildings. I stand watch in America’s halls of justice. I fly majestically over institutions of learning. I stand guard with power in the world. Look ...read more

  • I Choose To Love My Family First

    Contributed by Douglas Phillips on Apr 11, 2018
     | 1,224 views

    THIS IS THE FIFTH OF A SERIES ON CHOICES WE MUST MAKE AS CHRISTIANS. FAMILY LIFE FOR THE CHRISTIAN IS A DRAMATIC MODEL OF THE LOVE CHRIST HAS FOR THE CHURCH. WE MUST CHOOSE TO BE THE BEST MODEL OF CHRIST'S LOVE WE CAN BE.

    I CHOOSE TO LOVE MY FAMILY FIRST LUKE 12:13-21 LAST WEEK WE LOOKED AT CAPACITY CHOICES INVOLVING FORGIVENESS OF OTHERS AND TRUST. ESSENTIALLY WE ARE GOING TO TRUST AND LEAVE OUR FUTURE IN GOD’S HANDS, OR WE ARE GOING TO TRY TO MANAGE OUR FUTURE IN OUR OWN POWER. SINCE WE CANNOT CONTROL OUR ...read more

  • Choose Series

    Contributed by Sherm Nichols on Feb 3, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,794 views

    God has given us a precious treasure in our ability to choose to love Him

  • Sin Always Leads To A Breakdown In Relationships Series

    Contributed by Nigel Heath on Feb 1, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,980 views

    The sin of Adam and Eve was to cease to trust God and to choose not to love him, which inevitably led to a breakdown of the relationship.

    18.1.09 INTRO Computer virus analogy: Story this week – Trojan virus. Had to deal with it. The worm – infects everything Best cure is a reformat = wipe clean and start again POINT A very good comparison to the origin and the effects of sin. One of the most damaging computer viruses ...read more

  • You Can't Reach Home Until You Leave First Base

    Contributed by James May on Sep 10, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 3,088 views

    God has a game plan for your life, but it’s up to you to choose to Love and serve Him and see that plan fulfilled.

    You Can’t Reach Home Until You Leave First Base By Pastor Jim May Genesis 1:1 tells us that in the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. For 5 literal days He undertook the creation of something out of nothing, turning darkness into light, separating land from the water of the ...read more

  • The Bottom-Line: Love Him With All Your Mind Series

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Mar 9, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,218 views

    We live in an over-stimulated society. Too many things compete for our allegiance. For God’s sake and yours, make a decision: choose to love Him!

    Sermon Notes The Bottom-Line: Love Him with All your Mind Matthew 22:37; Joshua 24 (Third in the series The Greatest Commandment) Introduction: We live in an over-stimulated society. Too many things compete for our allegiance. Value systems have shifted; old answers are not easily accepted. ...read more

  • Sars And Wars – Where Is God?

    Contributed by Floyd Johnson on May 4, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
     | 853 views

    We are broken people - SARS and war of evidence of this. Yet God chooses to love and use broken people to spread his Word.

    Intro.: I don’t know whether you read the newspaper on a regular basis? But I expect that, if not the newspaper, then the radio or the TV becomes a source about the days news. 1. Sometimes when I listen to or read the news, I feel quite discourages 2. It seems that I see daily bad news about ...read more

  • The Good And Beautiful God: God Is Love Series

    Contributed by Scott Walker on Sep 12, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,951 views

    God's love cannot be manipulated by our actions. God chooses to love us even though we do nothing to deserve or earn His love.

    “The Good & Beautiful God: God Is Love” Luke 15 February 13th, 2011 "‘My son,' the father said, 'you are always with me, and everything I have is yours.  But we had to celebrate and be glad, because this brother of yours was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is ...read more

  • What The World Needs Now

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on May 6, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,837 views

    The world is in desperate need of love, agape love: willful, purposeful, decisional, sacrificial love. In today's passage, Jesus points us to the source of that love, urges us to choose it as an act of obedience, and sometimes to love until it hurts.

    John 15:9-17  What the World Needs Now In 1965 Burt Bacharach wrote a song he didn’t believe in. He and Hal David offered it to performer Dionne Warwick, who turned it down. Bacharach was reluctant to play it for Jackie DeShannon, but he finally did, and she liked it. Together they recorded, ...read more

  • True Intimacy

    Contributed by Mario Incerti on Nov 13, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,479 views

    But true servanthood is choosing to love someone when you are hurt and unappreciated. You choose to serve, like God chose to serve man and woman and it was at the point when his heart had been broken. It was a time he was most hurt, he had to let them go.

    True Intimacy Read Genesis 2:21-23 The relationship challenge for most of us is to really understand what God meant by loving one another and what we believe loving one another means? What does loving someone mean to you? Think about your husband, wife, children, brother and sister, ...read more

  • Love One Another

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 11, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,040 views

    The need to love one another as seen in 1 Corinthians 13

    Intro: Growing up, my mom was notorious for her cooking. As kids, we would often examine mom’s cooking carefully. Many times she added who knows what. We became experts at evaluating what mom had added. We’d say mom made enthusiasm meatloaf: she put everything she had into it. But sometimes ...read more

  • Choose Love Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on May 21, 2002
    based on 48 ratings
     | 2,070 views

    This is the third in a series on Ephesians 5 & 6. I am indebted to Russell Brownworth who wrote the sermon entitled "Five Kinds of Love That Build the Home". You can find it on Sermon Central.

    Choose Love This is not going to be your traditional message on Husbands and wives. You know the messages you have heard before: “Men, Love Your Wives Sermon” and “Women, Respect Your Husbands Sermon” Why? Well, Not everyone is married for one thing. All of us do have relationships with ...read more

  • Fellowship With God - The Joy Of Loving Others Part 3 Of 5

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Mar 24, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,116 views

    I begin this message by showing the anger of hockey player Todd Bertuzzi and how unresolved anger can lead to unhealthy behavior. I give 5 points to help us love other people.

    Title: Loving One Another Text: I John 2:7-11 Pray!!! Read Text!!! Introduction: - (Explain the hitting by Todd B with the paper in hand) - I don’t believe it was his intention to break the person’s neck nor injure him badly. - But because of rage and anger, he acted out. - Choosing ...read more

  • Genesis 3 As A Response To Suffering

    Contributed by David Petticrew on Mar 4, 2003
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,187 views

    A look at suffering as the result of sin, which arises from free will which is necessary for true love, in the light of Genesis 3.

    Introduction Adam was walking around the Garden of Eden feeling very lonely, so God asked him, "What is wrong with you?" Adam said he didn’t have anyone to talk to. God said he was going to give him a companion and it would be a woman. He said, "This person will cook for you and wash your ...read more

  • Birthmarks Of A Believer (C) Series

    Contributed by Keith Foskey on Jul 22, 2005
    based on 2 ratings
     | 972 views

    Series inspired by What every Christian Ought to Know by Adrian Rogers and Saved without a Doubt by John Macarthur

    Sermon Series: “Blessed Assurance” Sermon #3: “Birthmarks of a Believer (C)” Text: I John 5:13 INTRODUCTION: Welcome to week 4 of a 5 week study on how to be assured of our salvation. QUOTE: Remember that I have been stressing the point that faith alone saves – but faith that saves will ...read more