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  • Is Your Life Holy?

    Contributed by Tommy Ellis on May 10, 2002
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,780 views

    Sermon describes basic Christian disciplines, and how they should be done.

    IS YOUR LIFE HOLY? Have you ever met someone who made you say, “The only thing holy about him is his socks!” Were you looking in the mirror at the time? It is so easy to see the faults in others. Yet, the saying of our school teachers still rings true: Whenever you point the finger at others ...read more

  • Why Should I Love Those Who Badmouth, Abuse, Or Criticize Me?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 103 ratings
     | 7,321 views

    Why Should I Love Those Who Badmouth, Abuse, or Criticize Me? I Cor. 13:4-7

    Why Should I Love Those Who Badmouth, Abuse, or Criticize Me? Quote: Love overlooks a fault. (I Cor. 13:4-7) We are living at time when the rhetoric of debate, criticism and verbal abuse is rising to a fever pitch. Many people think that criticisms are a normal part of American life with the ...read more

  • How To Understand How Death Works Through Adam's Sin

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 77 ratings
     | 2,241 views

    Many people would have us believe that man is basically good at heart. Few people seem to understand the power of sin, yet all try to escape its consequences. Paul teaches us an important truth that through the sin of Adam death passed to everyone’s human

    1. What do you suppose Paul meant when he wrote, “Death reigned from the time of Adam…even over those who did not sin.” (vs.14) Many people would have us believe that man is basically good at heart. Few people seem to understand the power of sin, yet all try to escape its consequences. Paul ...read more

  • How To Respond To Those Who Fail To Appreciate You 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,044 views

    Throughout history some of the greatest people have been the least appreciated. Even worse, some of the most deserving people have been misunderstood, despised and rejected by those they tried to serve. Moses was a noble man of God who qualified as one of

    1. Throughout history some of the greatest people have been the least appreciated. Even worse, some of the most deserving people have been misunderstood, despised and rejected by those they tried to serve. Moses was a noble man of God who qualified as one of histories most under appreciated heroes. ...read more

  • How To Prevent Real Failure

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 75 ratings
     | 3,063 views

    Ways to avoid failure from God’s perspective

    Nobody wins all the time. Everyone occasionally faces setbacks. Illustration: The greatest baseball player who ever lived got on base 39.4% of the time. The greatest soccer player only scored goals on less than 3% of his shots. The greatest home run hitter of all time also struck out more ...read more

  • How Paul Showed Us How To Cope With Perplexing Ironies

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 2,572 views

    How Paul Showed Us How to Cope With Perplexing Ironies 2 Cor. 6:7-10 (Sorrowful, yet always rejoicing)

    How Paul Showed Us How to Cope With Perplexing Ironies - 2 Cor. 6:7-10 Illustration:Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: To choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s way. Viktor Frankl, concentration camp survivor. Philippians ...read more

  • Who's In Charge Of Your Desires?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,560 views

    Who’s In Charge of Your Desires? (Rom. 6:12-14)

    Who’s In Charge of Your Desires? (Rom. 6:12-14) Illustration:Former pro basketball star Bill Bradley tells that at the age of 15 he attended a summer basketball camp that was run by Easy Ed Macauley, a former college and pro star. "Just remember that if you’re not working at your game to the ...read more

  • When God Calls Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 287 ratings
     | 39,759 views

    When God Called Moses he was reluctant to respond. But God kept calling until he went.

    Exodus 3:1-4:17 If you’ve ever read missionary biographies, they’re full of stories of people who have given up a normal life, and in many cases extraordinary careers, to go to other parts of the world to tell people about Jesus. I guess most of us are familiar with the film Chariots of Fire: ...read more

  • Avoid Being A Loser - Using The Spirit's Power

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,965 views

    In order to capitalize on the chances we are given we need to ask the Spirit of God to control every part of our mind, will, and emotions. Ask the Lord to help you avoid missing out on any good thing by asking God to fill every thought with the Lord’s des

    1. Many Christians fail to realize they must keep on being filled with the Holy Spirit if they do not want to be a loser. Paul wrote, "Make the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore, do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. Do not get drunk on wine, which ...read more

  • Leadership Changes Across Culture

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 11, 2001
    based on 49 ratings
     | 2,482 views

    Leadership should adjust itself to the cultural context so as to be the best servant leadership following the example of Jesus Christ who humbled himself and became like a man. Leadership Changes Across Culture

    LEADERSHIP CHANGES ACROSS CULTURES Quote: Jesus said, "Follow Me and I will make you fishers of men. And they left everything and followed Him." (Matt 4:19,20) Introduction - Trying to work in another culture with your own cultural values of leadership can be frustrating, counter-productive, ...read more

  • Fit For Service

    Contributed by Mark Hiehle on Jul 20, 2001
    based on 205 ratings
     | 11,606 views

    In order to be truly used by God, three things need to part of your life.

    Luke 9:57-62 "Fit For Service" By Rev. Mark Hiehle On Memorial Day weekend, we take time to remember the men and women who have served our country and who made many sacrifices ,so that you and I could enjoy the freedoms we have today. In preparation for this morning, The ...read more

  • Conscience Isolates Every Man

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Aug 31, 2001
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,807 views

    Why Are Christians Afraid to Listen to Conscience?

    Conscience Isolates Every Man Why Are Christians Afraid to Listen to Conscience? OUTLINE Introduction: Some in the Christian church are not sure of what they believe about the human conscience. The Word of God reminds us that conscience is always on God’s side, judging conduct in the light ...read more

  • Dead Man Walking

    Contributed by Paul Wallace on Sep 1, 2001
    based on 234 ratings
     | 16,360 views

    The Apostle Paul said it was not any longer Paul that lived but Christ that lived in him. What does it mean to be die so Christ can live?

    Dead Man Walking In some of the Death Rows in the USA – when a prisoner is taken to be executed the guard that leads the procession shouts out, “dead man walking”. It means, get out of the way this man is on his way to his execution. Have some respect and stand or give a last word of ...read more

  • A Fire From Hell

    Contributed by William Rushing on Jun 20, 2002
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,786 views

    This sermon outline illustrates four truths concerning the tounge.

    I. Introduction a. Book of James i. Written as a pastoral encouragement and rebuke ii. The book caused a lot of controversy in the early church. b. James uses the term we in these passages i. Many of ...read more

  • French Horns Or Paper Dolls?

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 30, 2002
    based on 86 ratings
     | 4,634 views

    Which would you rather be - a Christian who puts on Christ’s character like a costume, or an instrument playing beautiful music in God’s hands?

    I admit it – I played with paper dolls as a young boy. I guess I got them from my sisters – we may have even played them together. But I remember thinking it was pretty cool that you could take this people, cut out different clothes and hair and stuff for them and make them into anything you wanted ...read more