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  • Transfiguration: Moses And Us

    Contributed by Matt Hoffmann on Feb 9, 2010
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,064 views

    On Transfiguration Sunday, we go all the way back to Deuteronomy and Numbers to see how God deals with sin, and in Luke, we see how big God's grace really is

    Sermon 021410 Deuteronomy 34:1-12 In the Winter of 1966, a voters registration card arrived in the mail at the home of Vernon Dahmer. On the surface, something like this is no big deal, it happens every day. But this was different, for a number of reasons. It was different because Vernon ...read more

  • Not Yet Perfect

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 18, 2004
    based on 49 ratings
     | 1,913 views

    Funeral sermon for Doris Reynolds Parker, veteran teacher, civil rights worker, and mother, whose spirit of determination we can complete if we commit to justice, kindness and a walk with God.

    Perfection is difficult to come by! No matter how good something is, it is always possible to find flaws. It is always possible to discover imperfections. When I was in engineering school, I took a class in drafting. My professor’s claim to fame was that he could, without a ...read more

  • A Tribute To Dr. Mlk: "Hidden In The Shadow Of God's Hand"

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Jan 20, 2008
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,706 views

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate hearers - in the midst of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Holiday Celebration - to affirm to others that God calls, protects, and hide us in the Shadow of His hand.

    20 January 2008 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris Ord Military Chapel Seaside, CA BIG IDEA: God calls, protects and hides us in the shadow of His hand. REFERENCES: Isaiah 49:1-7 (NLV) 2 Timothy 3:16 (KJV) All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for ...read more

  • Looking America In The Face Series

    Contributed by Preacher Fo Real on Aug 10, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,266 views

    This sermon is a personal opinion on racism. Author in 2000, redone in 2008

    Looking America in the face Because I was born on July 9, 1964 on Lakeland Farms in rural Perry County, the early years of my life were filled with the evidence of the racial prejudices and the demeaning injustices that we faced as African Americans. For the first sixteen of my life, I was ...read more

  • Martin Luther King: A Prophet To America

    Contributed by Harold Miller on Dec 15, 2000
    based on 218 ratings
     | 12,763 views

    Though a flawed man, King inspired change in an entire nation through moral and spiritual appeal

    "M L King: A Prophet to America" Haggai 1:1-4,12-15 2:1-9 [sermon notes. 1/94. Harold Miller, Corning NY] going to look at a prophet --from God-- to America. but first want us look (briefly) at prophet God sent to Isr . turn to Haggai 1 "1:1" when is this? who are these ...read more

  • His Birth, His Blood, And His Blessings

    Contributed by Dr. Phillip Paschal on Dec 23, 2000
    based on 140 ratings
     | 3,342 views

    The life of Christ

    HIS BIRTH, HIS BLOOD, AND HIS BLESSINGS MATT. 1:21 INTRODUCTION: DOWN THROUGH THE YEARS, THE WORLD HAS EXPERIENCED SOME SPETACULAR EVENTS. OUR NATION HAS GROWN FROM THIRTEEN COLONIES TO FIFTY STATES. WE HAVE WITNESSED MAN WALKING ON THE MOON. BLACKS AND WOMEN WERE GRANTED VOTING RIGHTS, A MOVE ...read more

  • "A New Thing" (Black History)

    Contributed by Charles R. Swindoll on Sep 13, 2006
    based on 294 ratings
     | 117,283 views

    History is the study of the human past. The past has left many traditions, folk tales, and works of art, archaeological objects, and books and written records of our accomplishments. Historians have been recording the events of history since the Phoenicia

    Biblical Text: Isaiah 43: 18-19 “Remember ye not the former things, neither consider the things of old. Behold, I will do a new thing; now it shall spring forth; shall ye not know it? I will even make a way in the wilderness, and rivers in the desert.” History is the study of the human past. The ...read more

  • Our God And Our Family Series

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on Mar 12, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,997 views

    This sermon is about overcoming Christians overcoming social prejudices through prayer.

    Text: Matthew 6:9 Title: Our God, Our Family -By Reverend A. LaMar Torrence, Cross of Life Lutheran Church Four score and seven years ago, one of our founding civil rights fathers James Weldon Johnson published one his first novels entitled “Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man”. In that same ...read more

  • In Search Of A Conscience Series

    Contributed by Andy Stanley on May 7, 2010
    based on 42 ratings
     | 10,142 views

    When the prosperous no longer recognize the source of their prosperity, they become ungrateful. And their ingratitude eventually evolves into greed.

    Idea: When the prosperous no longer recognize the source of their prosperity, they become ungrateful. And their ingratitude eventually evolves into greed. By eliminating God from our national conversation, we eliminate our ability to publically recognize the source of our prosperity. This ...read more

  • Overcoming The Giants Of Life Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Nov 5, 2004
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,966 views

    If you are going for God, you will face giants in your life, what will you do about them?

    We are just about through our series on the Dream Giver. I want you to know I am working on a life development series which will help you put together the principles of the dream giver as life application. We last spoke of the wasteland and the sanctuary. After you come out of your life ...read more

  • Why Jesus Taught That It Was Ok To Disagree As Long As One Was Not Disagreeable In Manner

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 29 ratings
     | 1,399 views

    There are times when everyone must learn how to be politely disagree. A person who agrees just to avoid conflicts is a coward. Jesus showed the disciples how to disagree without being so disagreeable in disposition that people would be turned off to the messenger. One day the Jews accused Jesus of ...read more

  • Why In The World Should I Forgive, Anyway?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jun 22, 2002
    based on 449 ratings
     | 23,662 views

    A consideration of five reasons that we should want to pursue forgiveness.

    We begin this morning with the knowledge that Jesus has commanded us to forgive. We add to that our general belief that forgiveness is a good thing. But, then, when we get into the actual situation where our heart has been stomped on and our emotions have been ripped to shreds, we ...read more

  • Make Family A Priority Series

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 89 ratings
     | 5,827 views

    To stress the necessity of a child’s honoring his/her parents and the necessity of parents living a life worthy of honor.

    The 10 Commandments #5: Make Family a Priority Text: Exodus 20:12 Thesis: To stress the necessity of a child’s honoring his/her parents and the necessity of parents living a life worthy of honor. Introduction: (1) America’s ambassador to Japan, Douglas MacArthur II, ...read more

  • United We Stand

    Contributed by Anthony Smith on Mar 18, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,183 views

    Standing together as one Family under God. What the World thinks of "The Passion of the Christ"

    United We Stand. 2nd Peter 3:3-11 “In the end days there will be many scoffers...” In a world filled with hate, we as christians can do only one thing, Stand together. The world is starting to show its true colors, when the image of Jesus on the cross can be used ...read more

  • Character Traits Of Successful People

    Contributed by Richard Hedges on May 31, 2011
    based on 34 ratings
     | 18,873 views

    Keep God in your graduation speech by using brief characterizations of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Mother Teresa, and George Washington; with an unexpected conclusion about faith in God.

    CHARACTER TRAITS OF SUCCESSFUL PEOPLE Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was one of the greatest civil rights leaders of the 20th Century. He is probably best known for leading this nation to adopt social changes which have enhanced freedom and liberty for all races. His willingness to ...read more