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  • United In Christ

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Apr 12, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,042 views

    Paul addresses the problem of church division

    It is said when the British and French were fighting in Canada in the 1750s, Admiral Phipps, commander of the British fleet, was told to anchor outside Quebec. He was given orders to wait for the British land forces to arrive and then support them when they attacked the city. Phipps’ navy arrived ...read more

  • Following Jesus Alone Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jun 17, 2007
    based on 28 ratings
     | 6,344 views

    Why are there so many divisions (denomitaions) among God’s people. Why can’t we get along? Aseemingly minor event in the life of our Lord will help us to better understand how things got the way they are—and what we can do to fix them.

  • Courting Danger Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jul 6, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,878 views

    Ultimately the biblical issue is Church division. Just as there can be internal actions that divide the church, there can also be external actions that divide the church. Paul hopes to set a biblical standard here for believers to follow.

    COURTING DANGER 1 Corinthians 6:1-8 INTRODUCTION: When I hear the word courting, my mind immediately goes to thoughts of dating, courtship and marriage. So, it was not so much of a jump to remember this story about marriage,: A wife was sitting at the breakfast table and asked her husband, ...read more

  • The Unity Factor Series

    Contributed by Keith Crouch on Feb 21, 2005
    based on 40 ratings
     | 2,566 views

    This is the second in a series on Becoming a Great Kingdom Church.

    The Unity Factor Philippians 2:1-5 I. The Commissioning of Church Unity (v. 1-2) A. Paul Commissioned Them to Be Like-Minded 1. This does not mean being carbon-copies 2. This does not mean we all will have the same ideas 3. This does mean that we will be agreeable even when we ...read more

  • Addition, Multiplication, Division & Subtraction

    Contributed by Charles Newman on Aug 27, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 7,028 views

    “It’s all about math,” a teacher once said. Can everything be reduced in its simplest form to mathematics? Weather patterns at this time of year can be fairly predictable; hot, steamy and frequent afternoon showers. The weather forecasters use mathematics

    “It’s all about math,” a teacher once said. Can everything be reduced in its simplest form to mathematics? Weather patterns at this time of year can be fairly predictable; hot, steamy and frequent afternoon showers. The weather forecasters use mathematics to predict our weather. Now we even have a ...read more

  • The Priority Of Worship Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Sep 4, 2002
    based on 138 ratings
     | 6,305 views

    This is the first sermon in a series on Worship.

    The Priority of Worship Luke 10: 38-42 This sermon is the first in a series that we will be studying over the next few weeks on the topic of Worship. It is my prayer that by the end of this series we will better understand the importance of worship as well as what God desires from our ...read more

  • Emerging Trends In The Kingdom Of God Today

    Contributed by Dr. Stanley Vasu on Feb 5, 2005
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,821 views

    THIS SERMON IS ABOUT THE EMERGING TRENDS IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD TODAY AND HIGHLIGHTS THE NEEDS OF THE CHURCH TO COMPLETE THE TASK OF WORLD EVANGELISATION

    EMERGING TRENDS IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD TODAY ************************************************** OUTLINE 1.SPIRITUALLY HUNGRY SOULS IN NON-CHRISTIAN RELIGIONS 2.SIMPLE AND EFFECTIVE MINISTERS FUNCTIONING INDEPENDENTLY 3.DESPERATE NEED FOR HOLINESS AND EXEMPLARY LIVES AMONG CHRISTIANS 4.NEED ...read more

  • Helping The Weak

    Contributed by John Gaines on Jun 2, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 5,163 views

    Looking at Romans 15:1-3 in light of its context in Romans 14 as well as broader applications to ministering to the needs of the weak, spiritually and physically.

    INTRODUCTION 1. Tonight we return to a passage in the book of Romans. Remember that chapter 14 deals with differences in judgment about whether or not certain things were right or wrong. Some of Paul’s readers esteemed certain days above others. Probably this refers to Jewish Christians who ...read more

  • A Happy Home And A Cooking Church Series

    Contributed by Jerry Watts on Mar 28, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,231 views

    To have a "Happy Home" and a Church which cooks...requires us to do it God’s way.

    * Years ago my dad taught me a lesson which I remember till today. As usual, I had to learn it the hard way. As I recall, he sent me into the yard to remove a rose bush. Instead of doing what he said and “digging it up”, I cut it off just below the ground and roughed up the dirt like I had dug ...read more

  • Comfort For Difficult Times Series

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Apr 25, 2004
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,482 views

    This is on the Letter to Smyrna.

    This is the only mention in the Bible about the Church of Smyrna. Smyrna was very close to Ephesus, which we looked at last week. Paul likely started the church while he was in Ephesus for three years. Acts 19:10 says, “This continued for two years, so that all the residents of Asia heard the ...read more

  • Biblical Christianity: The Centrality Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Dan Cale on Aug 22, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,358 views

    This is the second of a 4 part series comparing the early church of Acts 1-5 to today. This message looks at the idea of making Christ the center of our lives and the things that keep us from it.

    Biblical Christianity Pt 2 ¡V The Centrality of Christ Colossians 3:1-17 Acts 2:43-47 - Acts 4:31-35 Tell me this morning ¡V do these passages describe the church of the 21st Century? Is it ok that we don¡¦t look like the early church? Is that alright with you? I confess as I did last week ...read more

  • Will You Reject My Counsel?

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,798 views

    God offers counselling, but many are rejecting it today.

    JER. 42:19-22 "WILL YOU REJECT MY COUNSEL?" * I have sat in my office, in my home, and in other people’s homes and counseled with them. * I always try to give them advise as to what the Bible has to say about their problem. A) Some people take my advise, and some don’t. * I have counseled ...read more

  • Partners In Christ Series

    Contributed by Steve Smith on May 14, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,329 views

    For a church to be a successful church, we must understand the importance of being "Partners In Christ".

    I. INTRODUCTION Philippians was written by Paul somewhere believed to be AD 61/2. He was in prison at the time either in Ephesus or Rome. The Philippian church had heard of his imprisonment and sent Epaphroditus, who may have actually been their pastor, to bring a financial gift to him to help ...read more

  • Zeal For Peace

    Contributed by Michael Bird on Apr 30, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,809 views

    This sermon exposits Eph 4.1-6 contending that in view of their salvation the Ephesians are to zealously contend for the unity within the body.

    Ephesians 4:1-6 (Zeal for Peace) Introduction Tradition claims that Jerusalem’s Church of the Holy Sepulchure is built over the cave in which Christ is said to have been buried. In July 2002 the church became the scene of ugly fighting between the monks who run it. The conflict began when a ...read more

  • "Jesus' Prayer For You”

    Contributed by Byrene Haney on Dec 11, 2003
    based on 60 ratings
     | 9,379 views

    Jesus before he left gave believers this incredible prayer.

    CHRIST’S prayer was for a special people. He declared that he did not offer an universal intercession. "I pray for them," said he. "My prayer is not for the world, but for those you have given me, because they belong to you." (v. 9) In reading this beautiful prayer through, one big question comes ...read more