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  • Trinity - What The Early Church Believed Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Oct 2, 2001
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,509 views

    This study looks at the writings of the church prior to the first church council. Beginning at the apostles and those they discipled, we can see what the church believed from the beginning.

    What the early church believed In Part 1 we set the stage for the council. We looked at the fact that these men were Christians who suffered for their faith. Just 14 years earlier, they came out of the last great Roman persecution. They resisted against the attacks from outside the church at the ...read more

  • Advent Ii, Year B

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Nov 29, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 4,008 views

    Listening and responding to the LORD’s voices crying in the wilderness.

    Sermon for Advent II, Yr B Dec 8, 2002 Isa 40:3-5; Mk 1:1-8; 2 Pet 3:9 & 15a Grace Lutheran Church, Medicine Hat By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson The Christian playwright and novelist, Henry Scholberg, tells the following story. They were proud of their church. “Proud as punch!” ...read more

  • Stop Debating On Non-Essentials

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 29, 2015
     | 1,135 views

    I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought. - 1 Corinthians 1:10 Hav ..

    I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought. - 1 Corinthians 1:10 Having a healthy discussion on a topic, ...read more

  • Admitting We Need God's Mercy And Grace-Making The Most Of Transition Serie Series

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on May 5, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,475 views

    In the midst of transition, God provides the grace and mercy, while we provide the willingness to let God lead our journey.

    “Admitting We Need God’s Mercy and Grace” Making the Most of Transition I John 1:5-9 (quotes taken from the NKJV unless noted) Wakelee Church ~ May 1, 2005 Theme: In the midst of transition, God provides the grace and mercy, while we provide the willingness to let God lead our journey. ...read more

  • State Of The Church Address

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Jan 25, 2004
    based on 27 ratings
     | 3,809 views

    This sermon is directly intended for the Wakelee congregation. Feel free to use what may be applicable to your congregation.

    “State of the Church Address” Colossians 3:12-17 Wakelee United Methodist Church Pastor Greg Buchner January 25, 2004 Purpose: As 2004 begins, we need to celebrate what we’ve accomplished, admit there are challenges that we face, and decide, in light of our mission statement, our response to ...read more

  • Never The Same Again

    Contributed by Kevin Mullins on Jun 3, 2004
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,798 views

    God is intent on His church being a church of change and when we are not obedient he will accomplish that change by any means necessary

    Never The Same Again Acts 15:4-19 Read the text--I want to talk to you one more time about change-- Specifically about this idea of our ability to relate to and engage the culture that we are a part of— As far as I can see it there are a couple of kinds of churches- Book of Revelation does ...read more

  • Authority Of Scripture Series

    Contributed by Nathan Eyland on Feb 17, 2005
    based on 13 ratings
     | 5,011 views

    Jesus is lord of his church through the Scriptures

    What is Scripture? What are our scriptures? Wordnet from Princeton Uni defines Scriptures as ‘any writing that is regarded as sacred by a religious group’. Scripture is the religious writings that help form the basis of a religious group. For Christianity scripture (or the scriptures) is the ...read more

  • Mary The Bearer Of God In The Flesh

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 29, 2015
     | 1,070 views

    The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” - Luke 1:28 We could say that modern evangelicals have a too low view of Mary the mother of Jesus while other Church traditions have a too-high view of ..

    The angel went to her and said, “Greetings, you who are highly favored! The Lord is with you.” - Luke 1:28 We could say that modern evangelicals have a too low view of Mary the mother of Jesus while other Church traditions have a too-high view of her. When someone called out during ...read more

  • Evangelical Christianity Leaving The Path Of Truth?

    Contributed by Greg Gordon on May 26, 2015
     | 1,219 views

    The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it this way. But what will you do in the end? - Jeremiah 5:31 This verse from the book of Jeremiah was given to me as a prophetic word to me when first starting ..

    The prophets prophesy lies, the priests rule by their own authority, and my people love it this way. But what will you do in the end? - Jeremiah 5:31 This verse from the book of Jeremiah was given to me as a prophetic word to me when first starting in the ministry of SermonIndex. Though not ...read more

  • How To Plant And Help Large Urban Churches Grow

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,437 views

    How To Plant and Help Large Urban Churches Grow A Case Study in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria

    How To Plant and Help Large Urban Churches Grow A Case Study in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria Learning Objectives 1. The students will look for principles about the right and wrong ways to plant urban churches and see them grow? 2. The students will discover what can we learn from ...read more

  • The Secret Of Sinning

    Contributed by C Vincent on Apr 5, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,295 views

    Explore the sins we cover up and try to hide. Yet God sees all. Nothing is hidden from Him.

    fLThe Secret of Sinning JCC 21.03.10 am John 15:22 “If I had not come and spoken unto them, they had not had sin: but now they have no cloak for their sin.” Ps 19:9-14The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring forever; The judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether. More ...read more

  • How To Plant Urban Churches: A Case Study Evaluation

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 13, 2001
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,446 views

    How To Plant Urban Churches: A Case Study Evaluation of the Summer Urban Church Planting Efforts

    How To Plant Urban Churches: A Case Study Evaluation of the Summer Urban Church Planting Efforts Of Jos Evangelical Churches of West Africa in Nigeria Seminary Students In 1988 Learning Objectives 1. The students will explain how seed families can help start urban churches. 2. ...read more

  • James Study 1 Series

    Contributed by John Mccurry on Dec 17, 2007
     | 1,967 views

    Study of the Book of James

    Tuesday, September 25, 2007 James The book of James is referred to as a General Epistle, because it is not written to any particular person or church, but the church as a whole particularly Jews believers. It is believed to have been one of the earliest writings of the NT somewhere around AD ...read more

  • The Reputation Of This Church Is Important

    Contributed by Warner Pidgeon on Apr 25, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,228 views

    A 'full' text which I will expand upon as I preach. Peter's good reputation spread and people came to faith as he did things in Jesus' name. Our reputation is also very important ...

    When I was a child I loved the Beano magazine, and as a parent I’ve enjoyed reading Dennis the Menace stories to my children. Matthew used to want me to read Horrid Henry stories to him, and now Rebekah does. Dennis the Menace and Horrid Henry have a reputation and they live up to it. Their ...read more

  • All One Family Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on May 23, 2013
     | 1,989 views

    Though different and unique, the people of God’s family are united by one Lord, one faith, and one baptism.

    Acts 15:1-17 “All One Family” INTRODUCTION There are times when it is rather easy to tell that people are in different groups. For example, it is usually easy to tell a diet/exercise fanatic from a couch potato. We can have a hand inspection and probably tell who’s a ...read more