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  • Church Split

    Contributed by Robert Mitchell on Mar 3, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,734 views

    If the Church is to servive we must be of one mind.

    Philippians 2:1-3 March 2, 2008 In Dwight Pentecost’s commentary on the book of Philippians he refers to an occurrence of a church split in Dallas Texas. The church split was so bad that it involved a legal suit of one side of the church against the other over who had the ...read more

  • How To Prevent A Church Split Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on Sep 13, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,698 views

    27th in a series from Ephesians. Our attitudes are the key to preserving unity in the church.

    If you’ve been paying attention, you’ve probably noticed that there has been a lot of press lately about various church denominations that are facing possible splits over theological issues. Perhaps the most publicized battle recently has been within the Episcopal Church here in the United States ...read more

  • Avoid Church Splits

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Jan 17, 2020
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,494 views

    A study in the book of 1 Corinthians 1: 10 – 17

    1 Corinthians 1: 10 – 17 Avoid Church splits 10 Now I plead with you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment. 11 For it has been ...read more

  • A House United Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Jul 15, 2011
     | 3,272 views

    The first church split occured in heaven

    A The first church “split” (if you will) occurred at none other than heaven. 1 Before the earth was formed, Adam & Eve created: God & His angels were in heaven. a In those days Lucifer was one of God’s angels (not just any ol’angel.) aa Tradition tells us he was one of ...read more

  • The Power Of Love

    Contributed by James Harrington on Jun 20, 2005
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     | 2,768 views

    From Columbine to Red Lake, CEO’s stealing millions of dollars, crooked politicians and church splits, one has to cry out, "Where is the power of love?"

    The Power Of Love Matthew 22:34-40 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. (35) One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: (36) "Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?" (37) Jesus replied: "’Love the Lord your God with ...read more

  • Coming Home To Reflect

    Contributed by Larry Turner on Oct 22, 2015
     | 7,694 views

    Message for our first homecoming Sunday. This is a message to encourage a small church in decline.

    We went with the theme this Sunday of a homecoming dinner. So I decided to take a break from our study on our spiritual armor and speak today about coming home. There is something within God’s creatures that drives them to go back to a place they call home. We see it in salmon, which spend ...read more

  • The Value Of Tongues, Keeping Perspective In The Church Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jun 9, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,562 views

    In the church today there is tremendous tension and polarization over the issue of sign gifts, particularly tongues. Divisions and church splits over the charismatic movement have become all too common. Conditions in some of the churches today hardly diff

    THE VALUE OF TONGUES Keeping Perspective In The Church 1 Corinthians 14:1-20 INTRODUCTION: in the church today there is tremendous tension and polarization over the issue of sign gifts, particularly tongues. Divisions and church splits over the charismatic movement have become all too common. ...read more

  • Passion For Your Name

    Contributed by J John on Dec 10, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,875 views

    It really is a mystery. How could such a gifted and trusted being as Lucifer (whose very name means ‘light bearer’ or ‘son of the morning’) cause the first church split and take a third of the congregation with him?

    SermonCentral Editor’s note: J.John, a Greek Cypriot, has been described as "The Billy Graham of Great Britain," speaking to more than 300,000 people in person each year. He has authored 21 books and has more than one million copies in circulation. You may learn more about his ministry at: ...read more

  • What To Do With God’s Word

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Sep 7, 2015
     | 2,727 views

    A church split could have occurred in the Jerusalem church, but it didn't. That's the background of Acts 11:1-21. But a subtext is the role the Word of God played in the entire passage. Thats the subject of this passage.

    What to Do with God’s Word TEXT: Acts 11:1-21 – “And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God. 2 And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him, 3 Saying, Thou wentest ...read more

  • Be Likeminded One With Another

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Sep 22, 2013
     | 3,605 views

    Churches split and experience strife for some of the most ridiculous reasons. Sermon 3 in the One Anothers Series teaches three important ways for a church to experience sustained oneness of spirit.

    Be Likeminded One with Another Message 3 in “One Anothers” series Chuck Sligh September 22, 2013 TEXT: Philippians 2:2 – “Fulfill ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind.” INTRODUCTION We are in a series on the “One Another” commands and ...read more

  • An Indispensable Resurrection

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Apr 29, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,621 views

    The Corinthian’s faith was founded upon the fact of Jesus’ resurrection & thus is our Christian faith. Why is the resurrection indispensable to the Christian faith? A Dispensable resurrection yields a....

    An INDISPENSABLE RESURRECTION—1Corinthians 15:12-19 The Corinthian’s faith was founded upon the fact of Jesus’ resurrection. The Christian faith is founded upon Jesus’ resurrection. Why is Christian faith grounded in the resurrection? OR.... Why is the resurrection ...read more

  • The Rejection Crew: Ahithophel And Judas

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 39 ratings
     | 4,838 views

    What makes a trusted person turn against his or her friend? Divorces that come out of nowhere, friendships dissolved, church splits...Today, we’re going to look at parallels between Ahithophel and Judas; we’ll note some similiarites & differences, and th

    Intro 1. Civil war is a nasty thing, often polarizing people: Robert E. Lee asked by Lincoln to head up Union troops....against slavery, but loyal to South... 2. Israel experienced several "Civil Wars" that divided the nation... 3. But when David’s son, Absalom, rebelled against him, that ...read more

  • I Have My Rights!!! Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 2, 2017
    based on 5 ratings
     | 12,340 views

    We live in nation of "rights" but if my rights conflict with yours we can end up in court, in a church split or in a family division. How do we avoid letting our desire to defend our rights to ruin our lives?

    OPEN: I’m going to read from the words of an ancient document. When I’m finished I’m going to ask you what document these words are from (we put the words up on the screen and underlined the word “Rights” in the passage): “When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people ...read more

  • The Bitter Root Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 22, 2008
    based on 66 ratings
     | 18,783 views

    Churches should be a place filled with gentle and loving people who wouldn’t be a place of anger and conflict. But too often, churches are known as places of conflict and pain. How should a Christian leader deal with this issue?

  • Church Unity #1 Series

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Jan 1, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,080 views

    Sermon speaks about the importance and the right motivation for church unity

    #13 6-17-07 Church Unity #1 Text; Philippians 2:1, 2 Introduction, In Dwight Pentecost’s commentary on the book of Philippians he refers to an occurrence of a church split in Dallas Texas. The church split was so bad that it involved a legal suit of one side of the church against the other ...read more