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  • Healthy Church: One That Worships Series

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Sep 30, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,899 views

    A healthy church, no matter the set up, the music, the leader, the words, or the atmosphere... will be one that worships in the Spirit, in Holiness, At All Times, and in Humility.

    A HEALTHY CHURCH: ONE THAT WORSHIPS REVELATION 4:1-11 INTRODUCTION... God I Wish You Had Been There After attending church one Sunday morning, a little boy knelt at his bedside that night and prayed, “Dear God, we had a good time at church today—but I wish you had been there!” READ ...read more

  • Let There Be A New And Better Way

    Contributed by Samuel Wilder on Jan 9, 2005
    based on 33 ratings
     | 4,098 views

    Making changes is tough and too often we do what Moses did and snap back to doing things the way we’ve always done them, but that’s not always God’s way!

    “Let There Be a New and Better Way” – Numbers 20:8-12 January 2, 2005 Read Numbers 20:8-12 Ask: Do you notice anything wrong in that passage? Look again… – God tells Moses to gather up three things: Aaron, his brother and “assistant pastor”; the staff, the symbol of Moses’ ...read more

  • An Elder Is A Man

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 2,107 views

    Elders are not models of perfection, yet the church does have a responsibility towards them.

    Morning Message Central Church of Christ December 3, 2000 John Dobbs AN ELDER IS A MAN Introduction: There is no doubt that to be an elder is to be in a position of great influence, great responsibility, with great demands. It isn’t just any man who is willing to serve in this way. ...read more

  • Divorce And Christian Service

    Contributed by Dana Carpenter Jr. on Dec 29, 2000
    based on 97 ratings
     | 2,037 views

    Does divorce and remarriage disqualify one for Christian service?

    (The views expressed in this teaching are not necessarily those of Freedom Bible College, Concepts of Freedom Ministries, or any affiliations, ministers, faculty, or staff thereof.) Introduction. A. Very controversial subject. B. Those who teach this view are often called ...read more

  • Church Is The Place To Be

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Oct 28, 2004
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,489 views

    How to enjoy life in Christ

    CHURCH IS THE PLACE TO BE "Joy No Matter What" One does not have to ignore the difficulties in order to be joyful. One only has to decide that you will not let them get you down. One can live this day with joy, even though there may be no objective grounds for being joyful. Joy is its own ...read more

  • The First Controversy In The Church Series

    Contributed by Richard Mcnair on May 1, 2005
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,375 views

    What does a church in action do with problems? How do we handle controversy? By following the example of the early church.

    The First Controversy in the Church A church in action will still have some problems. ILL>>>Perhaps the only way to avoid quarreling with your wife is to let her go her way and you go hers. ILL>>> Sue Martinuk, War had broken out between my roommate and me. We dealt with our anger by not ...read more

  • The Biblical Doctrine Of Baptism Series

    Contributed by Wade Bridges on Mar 20, 2001
    based on 159 ratings
     | 1,989 views

    Biblical look at Baptism

    The Biblical Doctrine of Baptism Matthew 3:13-17 What is Baptism? Many have their definition of this precious word but the Bible has the correct meaning. The Greek Word for Baptism is; "bap’-tis-mah", which means; "immersion, submersion. of Christian baptism; a rite of immersion in water as ...read more

  • Worship 1 Series

    Contributed by Clyde White on Aug 22, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,548 views

    The first reference was directed to Jacob & Esau as individuals by whom different nations and people would come(nothing about eternal life. The second reference was directed to the descendants of Jacob & Esau, not to Jacob & Esau individually.

    Isaiah 6:1 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lifted up, and the train of His robe filled the temple. 2 Above it stood seraphim; each one had six wings: with two he covered his face, with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. 3 And one ...read more

  • This Sanctuary We Dedicate

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on May 1, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 4,847 views

    King Solomon dedicated the completed temple to Israel’s God. Any sanctuary must be properly dedicated to the Lord. To what purposes is it to dedicated? 6 purposes to which our sanctuary is dedicated. This sanctuary we dedicate to God’s...

    THIS SANCTUARY WE DEDICATE—1Kings 7:51—8:53 King Solomon dedicated the completed temple to Israel’s God. Any sanctuary must be properly dedicated to the Lord. To what purposes is this sanctuary dedicated? 6 purposes to which our sanctuary is dedicated. 1—This sanctuary we dedicate ...read more

  • Cursing The Clergy Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Apr 25, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,768 views

    Malachi condemns clergy abuse, then offers a positive role model. We see in Levi 4 marks of a godly minister: Reverence, Instruction, Conduct and Protection.

    “Cursing the Clergy” Malachi 2:1-9. Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts www.cliftondalecc.org Have you ever gone to church and heard a sermon, and you thought the preacher was preaching at you? Maybe you felt under attack! Well, this morning you can ...read more

  • Go For The Gold! Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 26, 2005
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,513 views

    Second in a series designed for a giving campaign, "Get In The Game!"

    Today is "Get In The Game" Sunday. Today we are launching our "Get In The Game" giving campaign. Our goal in this campaign is for each of us to prayerfully consider what God has to say to us about what we should give over the next four years to help our church pay off our debt on the construction ...read more

  • Eating The Bread Of Heaven

    Contributed by William Mouser on Mar 8, 2005
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,025 views

    The Communion, the Eucharist, the Lord’s Table -- whatever we name it -- is, by the Lord’s teaching in John 6, the seat and center of our existential experience of intimacy with Christ.

    Fourth Sunday in Lent Exodus 16:9-15, 1 Corinthians 10:14-22, John 6:10-58 “Eating the Bread of Heaven” Jesus’ feeding the 5,000 is understandably one of the most preached passages from John’s gospel. I am sure you have heard a great many sermons on it. I know I have. I’ve even preached a ...read more

  • How To Stop The Church From Charging Series

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Jun 18, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 3,187 views

    How do you stop a rhino from charging? Take away his credit card!! :) But seriously, there are those who would stop the church from charging forward. How will the church combat these enemies?

    Introduction 1. Last Sunday Night, I told the (lame) joke about how to stop a charging rhino (you take away his credit card)… • In spite of how lame that joke was, I did get a few laughs… • During that service, we learned some of the challenges that face our missionaries… • Disease, danger, ...read more

  • The Responsibility Of Elders In The Church

    Contributed by Steve Hereford on Aug 25, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,244 views

    In the Scriptures, Pastors are referred to as "bishop, elder, and overseer." Why are they referred to in this way. In this message, Pastor Steve will examine these and more terms as he talks about the responsibility of elders in the church.

    We have completed our look at what elders are to be and now we’re looking at what elders are to do. In doing that, I would like to define the term that is found in 1 Timothy 3:1. It is the term translated "bishop." The term "bishop" is not a good translation because "it carries modern ...read more

  • Sunday: Fun Day Or Son Day

    Contributed by David Owens on Jan 2, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,137 views

    Faithful Christians must make a commitment to the Lord’s Day. I used this as a New Year’s sermon.

    Introduction: A. Let’s begin this morning with a few quotes for the New Year. 1. “A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other,” Author Unknown. Certainly pessimistic, but often true. 2. “Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let ...read more