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  • Our Purpose: Worship Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jun 12, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    As the Body of Christ we are to worship God because He, and He alone, is worthy of praise.

    Our Purpose: Worship Text: Jn. 4:24; Eph. 5:19-20; Heb. 10:25 Introduction 1. Read Jn. 4:19-24 2. "Most people think of the church as a drama," Dr. James Kennedy said, "with the minister as the chief actor, God as the prompter, and the laity as the critic. What is actually the case is more

  • Lo Que Debes De Buscar En Una Iglesia

    Contributed by Richard Perez on Dec 1, 2006
    based on 12 ratings

    El lugar, la iglesia adonde usted y yo adoramos a Dios es de suma importancia y es una decisión que nunca se debe tomar ligeramente.

    1 Porque quiero que sepáis qué gran lucha tengo por vosotros y por los que están en Laodicea, y por todos los que no me han visto en persona, 2 para que sean alentados sus corazones, y unidos en amor, alcancen todas las riquezas que proceden de una plena seguridad de comprensión, resultando more

  • Upon This Rock

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 33 ratings

    This sermons deals with the building of the church according to Jesus.

    Matthew 16:13-18 Upon This Rock I. The Foundation of the Church. Those who teach that Peter was the rock that the church would be built upon err. Jesus says to Peter....”thou are “petrus” ( i.e. a stone, pebble or fragment from a rock.) and upon this “petra”(i.e. a large mass of more

  • The Spirit-Filled Church

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 15, 2004
    based on 66 ratings

    When a church possesses all the characteristics of a Spirit-filled church, it will attract new people to God and to the church

    January 11, 2004 Acts 2:42-47 “The Spirit-filled church” INTRODUCTION Have you ever noticed how much time and energy we as a society spend on being attractive to one another? To get an idea, it only takes a quick trip into Wal-Mart. One very large section is labeled beauty more

  • Moving With A Purpose Series

    Contributed by Jeffrey Kellum on Oct 29, 2003
    based on 6 ratings

    This sermon outlines the principles found in the Book of Nehmiah as presented by Dan Southerland in "Transitioning"

    I. Introduction: Our community is changing. 20 years ago you couldn’t buy property around here. Today there are few large tracts of land left. Our community has grown to 15 times its size 20 years ago. Yet each of the four main churches have decreased to anywhere from 1/2 to 1/3 of the size they more

  • I Am Not The Same Series

    Contributed by Mike Rickman on Nov 10, 2003
    based on 18 ratings

    There is an inherent need for church attendance for those who are born again that is often ignored.

    November 9, 2003 Morning Worship Text: Hebrews 10:19-25 Subject: Steadfastness Title: I Am Not the Same How many of you can clearly remember when you first gave your life to Christ? If I asked you what you felt at that moment, there would probably be as many responses as there are people more

  • The Purpose-Full Church: An Overview Series

    Contributed by Clyde Grimes on Nov 15, 2003
    based on 58 ratings

    4 of 18 messages on moving toward greater health as a church

    The Purpose-full Church: An Overview (NTC4T-4) I. Discovering the Purposes of the Church A. Purpose-Driven vs. Program-Driven B. Why Be Purpose Driven? C. The Great Commandment D. The Great Commission Introduction Years ago on a variety show, a guest appeared who was a body builder. more

  • What On Earth Am I Here For Series

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Dec 10, 2003
    based on 18 ratings

    This is the first in a series based on Rick Warren’s Purpose driven life

    Colossians 1:15-20 What On Earth Am I Here For? Introduction A. What on Earth am I here for? B. I cant tell you how many times I have heard that question C. It may be phrase What is life for D. What is this all about E. Why? F. Where is the meaning? G. Why is this world empty H. What do more

  • Equipping The Saints With The Word Series

    Contributed by William Ellis on Nov 25, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    This is the fith sermon in a 5 part sermon series on the mission of our church.

    INTRODUCTION: Mission Statement: The Redeeming River Church is a family of believers committed to preaching the cross with conviction, reaching the lost with compassion, and equipping the saints with the Word! Three results of not understanding the Mission. 1. Plateaued Growth - growth more

  • A Life Sustaining Church Series

    Contributed by William Ellis on Nov 25, 2006

    This is the third sermon of an 8 part sermon series on the vision of our church.

    INTRO Before I even begin preaching this morning I just want to say: There has never been a time that this verse has been so crucial as to our generation today! We are in the last days...and alot of the reason we even are still here today in this country is because we have not turned our backs more

  • The Cost Series

    Contributed by Henry Nwaneri on Nov 21, 2010
    based on 3 ratings

    The most important things in life can only be acheived by those who conscioulsy count the cost and pay the price.

    Today while praying, I took time to go over all I wanted to do and be for God. At the end I asked myself a question, then I turned around and asked God that question. “God, What will it cost me to fulfill my destiny?” We everyday are faced with the reality of the cost of life. A more

  • Where Is The Goal Post

    Contributed by Danny Nance on Mar 22, 2008

    Sermon is focused on finding the direction of a church and individual lives.

    WHERE IS THE GOALPOST? PHILIPPIANS 3:12-14 Have you ever been lost? Now, I’m not talking religion here. I mean honest to goodness, didn’t know where you were right now, kind of lost. Men, women accuse us of not admitting it when we’re lost. They say more

  • Our Commitment To Ministry Series

    Contributed by Clinton Smith on Mar 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    This sermon is an exposition of the acronym F-I-R-S-T Essentials for a balanced church ministry. Forget ourselves and lend a helping hand for the benefit of others.

    Jesus was concerned about people. He was drawn to the crowds. But He did not see the crowds as a sea of faces. Rather, He saw each individual. He looked beyond the surface what other saw to see people for what the really were. He was touched by what He saw. He understood the depth of their needs more

  • Why Should I Go To Church?

    Contributed by Jeremiah Parker on Mar 10, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Benefits of church attendance.

    Why Should I Go to Church? Text: Psalm 84:10-12 I. Go to church a. God’s people love church i. One thing have I desired of the LORD, that will I seek after; that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to behold the beauty of the LORD, and to enquire in his temple. (Psa more

  • What Is The Biblical Mission Of The Church?

    Contributed by Dennis Selfridge on Aug 6, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Seven thing the church shouldbe doing

    WHAT IS THE BIBLICAL MISSION OF THE CHURCH? The church is here for a Divine purpose. I want us to learn that purpose so that as we live from day to day we can have that purpose clearly as our motive to live. Let us look at Acts 1:8 and Matt. 28:20 I. IT IS GIVEN TO US TO PREACH AND TEACH THE more