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  • The Biblical Doctrine Of Baptism Series

    Contributed by Wade Bridges on Mar 20, 2001
    based on 159 ratings
     | 1,688 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
     | 44,008 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

  • Opening Greetings Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 5, 2001
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,902 views

    APOSTOLIC AUTHORITY NURTURES THE NEXT GENERATION OF SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP

    BIG IDEA: APOSTOLIC AUTHORITY NURTURES THE NEXT GENERATION OF SPIRITUAL LEADERSHIP I. AUTHOR = PAUL A. His Authority = "an apostle of Christ Jesus" one sent by God Ellicott: "didn’t merely derive his commission from Christ, but belonged to Him." B. His Authentication = "according to ...read more

  • Effective Leaders

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jul 2, 2001
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,204 views

    This sermon deals with biblical qualifications for those who desire to be elders and deacons within the church.

    Effective Leaders For Christ 2/28/93 R/87 Text 1 Tim. 3:1-7 1 Sam 16:1-12 John 13:1-17 .ls2 Today we are seeking to ordain on behalf of the entire Presbyterian Church, those men and women that we believe that God has called to ...read more

  • A Prodigal Or A Prodigy

    Contributed by Richard Rutledge on Jun 12, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,181 views

    Graduation sermon

    A Prodigal or a Prodigy Luke 15: 11-24 This passage of Scripture has been preached on numerous times. It’s been dramatized, sensationalized and often times taken to the extreme. It has become a melodrama of Scripture. It’s been preached about how rambunctious this son was. About how ...read more

  • Preparing To Build Your Temple

    Contributed by Tommy Davis on Jun 13, 2001
    based on 157 ratings
     | 8,995 views

    This sermon was preached for the Building Fund Rally at the Greater Thankful Missionary Baptist Church in Bleecker, Alabama. The sermon focuses on the importance of preparation in kingdom building.

    Preparing to Build Your Temple Text: 1 Chronicles 22:5,6; 1 Corinthians 6:19,20 1 Chronicles 22:5,6 5 And David said, Solomon my son is young and tender, and the house that is to be builded for the LORD must be exceeding magnifical, of fame and of glory throughout all countries: I ...read more

  • Divorce And Christian Service

    Contributed by Dana Carpenter Jr. on Jan 2, 2001
    based on 97 ratings
     | 1,810 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

  • Women Teachers : Are They Ordained?

    Contributed by Dana Carpenter Jr. on Jan 2, 2001
    based on 299 ratings
     | 2,680 views

    Scripture grants much more freedom to women than the historical church allowed them to have, but does that freedom include the permission to teach men?

    (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. I ask your forgiveness in advance as this message is going to seem harsh at some points. ...read more

  • Before You Eat

    Contributed by Dan Erickson on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 117 ratings
     | 1,671 views

    The Lord's Supper: the wonderful privilege we as Christians have in coming to the Lord's Table together

    Teddy Roosevelt, the man who would become the 26th President of the United States, was afraid to go to church when he was a child because of a creature he called "The Zeal." His mother eventually realized the reason for Teddy's fear was a Scripture verse he had heard the pastor read, John 2:17, "It ...read more

  • An Elder Is A Man

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Dec 5, 2000
    based on 94 ratings
     | 1,866 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

  • Men & Women: Different But Equal Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 88 ratings
     | 7,362 views

    Two ways men and women are different in the church, and one way they are equal.

    [Note:  This sermon was introduced by a drama called "God’s Plan?"].   Men and women really are different. So different one author says that it’s almost like men are from Mars and women are from Venus. The feminist movement in America has accomplished a lot of things--many of them good ...read more

  • Blessed Ignorance, Jesus Is Mine Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 10, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,995 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

  • Go To Him Outside The Camp

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Aug 15, 2003
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,473 views

    Going to Him outside the camp means: "go to 1)THE BLOOD." "Think outside 2)THE BOX." "Have a heart for 3)THE BANISHED."

    ¡§Go to Him outside the camp¡¨ Hebs 13:7-14 WBC 17/8/03pm I¡¦ve got a strong word for you, tonight. - what¡¦s its context? - Hebrews: letter to Jews who were in danger of reneging their faith. Going back. Reverting to Judaism. o Because of pressure, persecution and disappointment The ...read more

  • The Trouble With Tradition Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Aug 18, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 4,243 views

    How did Jesus deal with "Traditon." How can we apply His teaching to our practices today?

    The Trouble with Tradition Mark 7:1–13 INTRODUCTION We obtain biblical authority from three ways: 1. Direct Command, 2. Divine Example and 3. Necessary Inference. When we come across anything for which we do not have a command, example or cannot infer proper action from clear biblical ...read more

  • Communion With Christ

    Contributed by James May on Aug 25, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,125 views

    A sermon preached in conjunction with the observance of the Lord’s Supper. Communion with Christ must begin before the observance of the Communion Ordinance.

    COMMUNION WITH JESUS CHRIST Communion - Interaction between two or more people; especially intimate association and interaction implying sympathy and confidence; interchange of thoughts, purposes, etc.; agreement; and fellowship At the end of this morning’s service we will be observing the ...read more