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  • Christianity Made Simple

    Contributed by David Cambridge on Jan 22, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,930 views

    Are you one of those people who thinks Christianity has become over-complicated? If so, then lesson may help.

    Christianity Made Simple Hold To The Traditions Which Have Been Handed Down Introduction A. Hold fast to traditions. 1. In the following Scripture, Paul exhorts Christians to cling to the traditions that have been handed down to them. "Therefore, brethren, stand fast, and hold the ...read more

  • The Biblical Doctrine Of Baptism Series

    Contributed by Wade Bridges on Mar 20, 2001
    based on 159 ratings
     | 2,545 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

  • Building The House Of God

    Contributed by John Hamby on May 3, 2001
    based on 206 ratings
     | 54,688 views

    Sermon used to promote the stewardship drive to pay off a new building.

    “BUILDING THE HOUSE OF GOD” Exodus 35:4-5, 20-29, 39:43 In 1998 we set out to build a new auditorium of sufficient size to allow us to grow with our community. To give us the ability to reach the numbers of people that God is sending into this community. Some ...read more

  • Start With Worship - Ezra Chapter 3

    Contributed by Hannah Pinkstone on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 11,790 views

    the Jews returned to their homeland in three waves and began to rebuild their city. but why rebuild the altar before the temple, or the city walls? because there focus was on putting God first!

    I’m going to spend a bit of time talking about some of Ezra chapter 3. About 70 years before the events in this chapter, Judah was invaded by the Babylonian Empire and the people exiled. God had let this happen because they had turned their backs on him. Since then the Babylonian Empire had ...read more

  • Arise And Build

    Contributed by Jeffery Richards on Aug 2, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 6,098 views

    This is a sermon preached at the beginning of a major relocation building program.

    ARISE AND BUILD NEHEMIAH 2:20 ILL. I had a preacher friend tell me one time that he had always wondered what all those men at the ordination service were saying as they leaned down, placed their hands on the one being ordained, and whispered into his ear. He told me that he had found out what ...read more

  • I Can Do All Things, Even Build A Church

    Contributed by Jeffrey Sackett on Sep 20, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 2,946 views

    A sermon looking at the hazards and opportunities as we start a building program

    “I CAN DO ALL THINGS, EVEN BUILD A CHURCH!” Acts 16:22-30; 2 Tim 3:12. Some of you might be wondering about the title of this message in relation to the Scripture passage. Normally, a message with this title would be associated with Philippians 4: 13 where at the end of a discussion about ...read more

  • We've Come This Far By Faith

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Sep 24, 2002
    based on 31 ratings
     | 15,904 views

    This sermon is the message delivered on the church’s 40th anniversary dealing with where the Lord has brought us from as a church.

    We’ve Come This Far By Faith 9/8/2002 40th Celebration Deutoronomy 8:1-18 Hebrews 10:35-39 Toby Today we celebrate our 40th anniversary and declare that we have come this far by faith. The year was 1961. The United States had attempted to overthrow the new Government of Cuba. The ...read more

  • Barnabas At Antioch

    Contributed by Howard Parnell on Sep 17, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 4,172 views

    A brief look at the work of a great pastor at a great church.

    BARNABAS AT ANTIOCH Acts 11:19-24 (vs.23) INTRO. Antioch was about 280 miles from Jerusalem. It was a city of some importance in the New Testament. It was here that the author of Acts, Dr. Luke was born as well as his friend Theophilus. It was to Antioch that many Christians fled after the ...read more

  • Giving That Hurts Good

    Contributed by Raymond Perkins on Oct 14, 2002
    based on 83 ratings
     | 3,593 views

    A textual lesson on giving based on Hannah’s promise and gift to God.

    GIVING THAT HURTS GOOD I Samuel 1 INTRODUCTION: Tony Campolo is an American minister who has devoted his life to mission work in the world’s poorest countries. And from one of his many mission efforts, he tells a story of a homeless man who offered to share his coffee with him. Seeing the ...read more

  • The Way The Church Should Operate

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Sep 5, 2002
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,439 views

    Forms Functions, Foundation, Fullness. What doe those words have to do with the church? Find out

    The Way the Church Should Operate Introduction A. Today we are going to examine and issue that has really struck me hard in the last couple of weeks B. I have come to the realization that there are a lot of thing we do in the name of ministry and we forget the purpose of what they are ...read more

  • Let's Be A "Liberal" Church

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,613 views

    A lesson on Giving. God requires us to give of our lives, time and money let us do so as God would have us to do; both cheerfully and liberally.

    Let’s be a “Liberal” Church 2 Corinthians 9:6-11 Thesis: God requires us to give of our lives, time and money let us do so as God would have us to do; both cheerfully and liberally. Introduction: I. God requires us give. A. 1st we give our lives to God by faith in His son through ...read more

  • From This Day Forward

    Contributed by Ely Lambert on Nov 21, 2002
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,077 views

    On this day the church in Laurel has made a significant stride in the right direction. The Lord has blessed us with elders.

    Preached at Laurel Church of Christ On Sunday, November 10, 2002 Introduction: I. The Laurel church is in the midst of a change of seasons. A. Just as the four seasons pass from year to year. It is easy to miss the forest for the trees. 1. Today is a very significant day for the ...read more

  • Tongues & Out Of Body Experiences .part 2 Series

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on May 11, 2004
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,708 views

    Part 2 of Tongue series. What does God have to say about His gifts to man?

    Tongues & Out of body experiences part 2. In part 1, we found out that the gift of tongs was real and that it was sanctioned by God. We found out that Jesus spoke in tongs along with all the Disciples and Apostil Paul. In Part 2 we will discuss the place of tongs in the boby and the church. ...read more

  • Freedom Of Conscience Series

    Contributed by Nathan Eyland on Feb 22, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,374 views

    The role of conscience in interpretting Scripture.

    Freedom of Conscience On January 5th 1527 Felix Mantz, who was one of three of the initial leaders of the ‘Anabaptist’ movement in Switzerland during the reformation, was charged with re-baptising people. The Magistrate condemned him because in the Magistrate’s opinions Mantz’s doctrines were ...read more

  • Pastors: God Called And Church Called

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Mar 7, 2005
    based on 167 ratings
     | 50,285 views

    Consider the pastor’s call and a church’s response to that call

    God’s Glorious Church Pastors: God Called or Church Called? 1 Timothy 1:11 Woodlawn Baptist Church March 6, 2005 Introduction Have you ever received one of those chain letters that tells you to send a copy of the letter to several other people, add your name to the list, and so on? ...read more