Sermons
Free Sermons and Sermon Outlines for Preaching :

Sermons on Church Practices: showing 1-15 of 735

Scripture

Rating

Date

Denominations

  • Show more

Language

Sermon Type

Audience

Try PRO
Get Full Access — Free for 14 Days
Unlock premium sermon illustrations, preaching campaigns, and church media ... only with PRO
Get Started
  • The Ministry: Luck Of The Draw?

    Contributed by Robert Baker on May 31, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,842 views

    A sermon for the 7th Sunday of Easter, series B, focusing on Christ’s gift of the called and ordained ministry to His church for the forgiveness of sins.

    7Easter2003b "The Luck of the Draw” Acts 1:15-26 June 1, 2003 © 2003, Robert C. Baker, Redeemer Lutheran Church, Vero Beach, FL Our reading from Acts this morning, recording the selection of Matthias to take the place of Judas among the twelve apostles, might have struck us as, well, a little ...read more

  • Special Servants

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Mar 13, 2003
    based on 43 ratings
     | 1,540 views

    A study of Deacons: Definition, Divine Order, and Designation.

    Special Servants 1 Timothy 3:8–13 INTRODUCTION • Last week (insert names) was set before you a deacon. • What an exciting time! To see a church grow spiritually. • Elders have asked me to speak on this subject. MAIN BODY I. Definition A. Our English work for Deacon is translated from ...read more

  • Shepherding The Flock Series

    Contributed by Gregg Strawbridge on Apr 12, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,013 views

    Pastors and elders, as a central purpose of their office are to care for souls. If not, they fail to obey God (1Pe 5:1-2, Acts 20:28), to the great detriment of the church. The goal of the elders and pastors of a church should be to see families and each

    INTRODUCTION We know it by the abbreviated title: The Reformed Pastor. Originally it was - Gildas Salvianus: The Reformed Pastor, showing the nature of the Pastoral work; especially in Private Instruction and Catechizing; with an open CONFESSION of our too open SINS: Prepared for a Day of ...read more

  • Start With Worship - Ezra Chapter 3

    Contributed by Hannah Pinkstone on Dec 11, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 10,689 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

  • Let's Be A "Liberal" Church

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Dec 12, 2002
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,218 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

  • Playing Follow The Leader Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jun 18, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 6,760 views

    Leaders must lead with truth instead of deception, with grace instead of power, and with unswerving commitment to the the least and the lost.

    Several things prompt this message. First and foremost, I bring this message because I know that it is crucial to teach and re-teach our church’s vision. Everyone needs to understand what we are trying to do as a church. Just saying it once or twice does not get the story told. I want to ...read more

  • "Dancing Before God"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jul 10, 2003
    based on 86 ratings
     | 12,623 views

    The Christian Life should be a daily dance before God.

    2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19 “Dancing Before God” By: Rev. Kenneth Emerson Sauer, Pastor of Parkview United Methodist Church, Newport News, VA Have you ever been so immersed in worshipping God…that you completely forgot about yourself…that is…you lost all sense of self-consciousness? If you have, ...read more

  • Walking The Talk Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Feb 12, 2003
    based on 70 ratings
     | 5,836 views

    This is the 13th sermon in the series "Church On The Rocks". This sermon looks at 4 decisions God’s people must make.

    Sunday Morning February 16, 2003 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: ¡§Church On The Rocks¡¨ [#13] WALKING THE TALK 1 Corinthians 8:1-11:16 Introduction: 1. What is a Christian? What is the difference between a Christian and a Non-Christian? There are many people saying that we all ...read more

  • "Church Is Boring!"- True? Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Feb 18, 2003
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,647 views

    An All Age Seeker Service on whether church is boring including video, drama, vox pops and a lot of fun! The Service was divided into 3 sections. Order of Service Included. Email me for Powerpoint Presentation.

    “Church is boring!”- true? AAW WBC 9 Feb 2003 (PPT= next PowerPoint title) 1) Sometimes yes- it’s the church’s fault Illustr: me at school. Forced and bored. Doing diary - Youth group when 9. Changed the clocks & ended up 55 mins early! Mr Bean is hilarious (roll clip) - = how some of ...read more

  • When You Give Series

    Contributed by Paul Durbin on Mar 1, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 4,547 views

    message detailing the who, when, where, why, and how of giving.

     I. You’ll be receiving 40 Days with Jesus in three weeks A. Simple devotional designed for personal or family devotions B. 6 weeks of daily scriptures on the life of Jesus (Matthew, Mark, Luke, John) leading up to the Easter Holiday Weekend C. Challenge ...read more

  • This Sanctuary We Dedicate

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on May 1, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 4,703 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

  • 3 Easter B

    Contributed by Roger Haugen on May 1, 2003
    based on 69 ratings
     | 3,402 views

    In our worship Jesus comes among us and tells us "Peace be with You." Our worship reflects the events of the resurrection.

    3 Easter B Luke 24:36b-48 4 May 2003 Rev. Roger Haugen A young pastor was fishing for comments at the door following one of his sermons that he felt was particularly profound. One older man responded, “Sometimes we come to church because of the pastor and sometimes we come in spite of the ...read more

  • Blessed Ignorance, Jesus Is Mine Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 9, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,119 views

    We claim to know too much, as we want to make ourselves elite, we want to close off new ideas. Know nothing but the servant heart (a sermon for deacon ordination).

    The psalmist says, “He has put a new song in my mouth.” And so I took that very literally and composed a new song for church today. Do you want to hear me sing it? It’s called, “Blessed ignorance, Jesus is mine” You say you don’t think you know that one? You say you think I got that wrong? ...read more

  • One Nation Under God?

    Contributed by Sean Smuts on Jan 15, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,212 views

    A look to the Godlessness of the nation and the past heritage that our nation did have.

    One Nation Under God? “I Pledge Allegiance to the flag of The United States Of America and to the republic for which it stands One Nation Under God, indivisible with liberty and justice for all.” “America, America, God Shed his grace on thee, and crown thy good, with brotherhood from sea to ...read more

  • The Preacher Should... Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Jan 16, 2003
    based on 86 ratings
     | 3,591 views

    This is the 9th sermon in the series "Church On The Rocks". This sermon identifies the responsibilities of a pastor.

    Sunday Morning January 19, 2003 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: ¡§Church On The Rocks¡¨ (#9) THE PREACHER SHOULD¡K 1 Corinthians 4:1-21 Introduction: 1. I have learned after 4 years of being a pastor that everyone except me knows what the pastor should be doing. I know that ...read more