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  • The Power Of Love

    Contributed by James Harrington on Jun 20, 2005
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,501 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

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

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Jun 9, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,159 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

  • The Rejection Crew: Ahithophel And Judas

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 39 ratings
     | 3,184 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

  • The Time Has Come To Pray #6 Series

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Nov 19, 2003
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,624 views

    1. Jesus is on our side! He prays for us! 2. IN the world, not OF the world 3. Unity

    November 19, 2003 Title: The Time Has Come...To Pray #6 Text: John 17:9-11 Introduction 1. Jesus is praying to His Father... and we have the opportunity to look on... and listen in as He is speaking to God... 2. Let’s hear His prayer... and allow it to speak to us this ...read more

  • How To Be A United Church Series

    Contributed by William Rushing on Jun 20, 2002
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,713 views

    This is the third sermon in a series on Philippians. This sermon provides three steps for building a united church.

    I. Introduction a. Today many churches are struggling because they are not united. For Example one church split of the issue of Adam and Eve’s belly button. b. Paul began his letter with the Building up of the church, and then he gave reasons for rejoicing, next he tells the church how to be ...read more

  • "The Church Complaining" Series

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Jan 5, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 2,119 views

    This sermon shows how the early church dealt with a problem in its fellowship.

    THE CHURCH COMPLAINING Text-Acts 6:1-7 "And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily mintration. Then the twelve called the ...read more

  • Friendly Fire

    Contributed by Eric Shrewsberry on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 140 ratings
     | 6,026 views

    Friendly Fire is when you are hit by the ammunition from your own troops. How many church members have been injured from our friendly fire?

    Friendly Fire Introduction: A few years ago, back in 1990, we were involved in what was known as the Persian Gulf War. Our troops took on the Iraqi forces out in the desert of Kuwait. In those two months, January and February, we won an outstanding victory, and we had relatively few casualties. ...read more

  • Problem Solving In The Church Series

    Contributed by Ken Sowers on Nov 26, 2005
    based on 1 rating
     | 943 views

    how did the church manage conflict

    No plans for Valentine’s Day? No problem! Stay home and watch television. Besides, you can learn a lot about love from the shows you watch. Here are some of top TV love quotes: Law & Order’s Detective Lennie Briscoe "Love -- a dangerous disease instantly cured by marriage." "All human beings ...read more

  • The Fruit Of The Spirit

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on Jul 18, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,084 views

    Learn your fruit facts!

    This morning I want to discuss--- The Fruit of the Spirit Galatians 5:17-23 The fruit of the flesh is evident--- Easy to pick out— TO Judge, Condemn If you walk according to the flesh--- YOU’LL BEAR THEM It won’t be hard—It will just come Natural--- adultery, fornication, idolatry, ...read more

  • Judging The Judgement Of Judging

    Contributed by John Knight on Jul 15, 2002
    based on 57 ratings
     | 2,309 views

    Short sermon on how and how not to judge

    Judging The Judgement Of Judging Matthew 7:1-12 People love to judge. Popularity of Talk-TV, Court-Tv, height of OJ trial, President Clinton’s trials. Even those who hold the opinion of, "You have your beliefs, and I have mine." make judgements upon those who form strong judgments ...read more

  • Investing In Rotten Apples?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 2, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,674 views

    It is easy to spend our time racing down useless roads.

    I ponder today about CHASING RAINBOWS? SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW BLUEBIRDS FLY. BIRDS FLY OVER THE RAINBOW--- WHY THEN, OH WHY CAN’T I? Why do we wish to be some place else? To be someone else? Why can’t we find joy in daily living? We dream great visions of grandeur, that keep us from ...read more

  • "It Isnt Puzzling"

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on May 4, 2003
    based on 39 ratings
     | 3,485 views

    on the parts and pieces of Church life.

    “It Isn’t Puzzling.” 1 Corinthians 12:4-31 In our scripture this morning we find one of the greatest examples of the church, that God would ever give us. It is so easy to understand and yet sometimes it is so hard to put into real practice. Today though I have an interactive ...read more

  • The Full Christian Life

    Contributed by John Telgren on May 6, 2003
    based on 5 ratings
     | 672 views

    In order to be right with God, we must be right with our brethren. In order to be right with our brethren, we must be right with God. Therefore, we need to love one another.

    Intro: 1. “I am somebody” (1 Cor 1 - God made nobodies sombodies) 2. That is the thought for our text (Mt 5:3, 10) a. Jesus went up on the mountain b. Expounds on the torah for the kingdom 3. Exod 21-23 - Just like the covenant code, relationships are prominent 4. Jesus ...read more

  • The Un-Boxing Of God: Shattering Our Contrivances About The Almighty

    Contributed by Lisa Delay on Aug 10, 2005
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,459 views

    We have hopelessly earth-bound perceptions of God. Urges us to take God out of the box we have put Him in. He is far bigger than we can imagine.

    July 2005 The un-boxing of God It is humbling to me the longer I live the more I understand how little I know about everything I thought I knew something about. Do you ever feel this way? I believe the same is true as well in the understanding of God. Actually, I believe ...read more

  • What Do You Say?

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on Oct 20, 2005
    based on 6 ratings
     | 647 views

    Let’s be thankful!

    Luke 17: 11-19 Wanna talk about an attitude to master life An attitude is how you see and how you think Desperate men who approach Jesus for healing LEPROSY: Fatigue, inflammations, spots on skin turn into sores To the point they’re unrecognizable- disfigured Drain, leaving a foul ...read more