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  • When We Are Close To God

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 24, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,032 views

    How do we know when and if it is God that is speaking to us?

    WHEN WE ARE CLOSE TO GOD Acts 9:10-18 INTRO: Just how aware are we of God speaking to us? Just how obedient are we when we know He is telling us to do a certain thing, or go a certain place? What is the result of our obedience? our disobedience? How do we know when and if it is God that is ...read more

  • Iwant To Be Close To God Series

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Dec 19, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,159 views

    God can be close to us thanks to some miraculous things that happened!

    INTRODUCTION • THE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS VIDEO (Sermonvideo.com) • SLIDE #1 • How many of you have watched any of the Christmas movies or specials yet? I love watching “It’s a Wonderful Life”, “A Christmas Story”, “Frosty The Snowman”, “Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer”, “How The Grinch stole ...read more

  • Loving God

    Contributed by Matt Skiles on Jan 14, 2017
     | 3,665 views

    If you ask the average person if he loves God, his answer will probably be “yes.” However, many people who sincerely believe they love the Lord are mistaken. Sadly many people who say they love God don't even really "know" Him.

    Introduction: If you ask the average person if he loves God, his answer will probably be “yes.” However, many people who sincerely believe they love the Lord are mistaken. Sadly, they may not even know Him. Words alone are no proof of love. In fact, we use the word love rather loosely, ascribing ...read more

  • Going Away From God - Part 1

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Nov 1, 2007
     | 1,468 views

    People are not walking close to God anymore.

    JOHN 6:60-69 “GOING AWAY FROM GOD – PART 1” A) Christ was teaching about Himself being the “bread from heaven” in v.53-59! * In v.60, they said, “This is a hard saying, who can hear (understand) it?” * v.64 tells us that some just wouldn’t believe, and because of this unbelief, many turned ...read more

  • Going Away From God - Part 2

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Nov 1, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,293 views

    People are not living close to God anymore.

    JOHN 6:60-69 “GOING AWAY FROM GOD – PART 2” A) Imagine the stir when Jesus announced to the crowd, “Unless you eat My flesh and drink My blood you will not possess eternal life!” * Now, the day before, on the other side of the lake, Jesus had taken a boy’s lunch and fed 5000 men, ...read more

  • A Warning Against Worldliness

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,827 views

    To note the importance of drawing close to God.

  • Rubbing Shoulders With A Holy God Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 108 ratings
     | 6,196 views

    A LIFE OF INTEGRITY KEEPS YOU CLOSE TO GOD

    BIG IDEA: A LIFE OF INTEGRITY KEEPS YOU CLOSE TO GOD INTRODUCTION: Every year for the Christian Athletic Association soccer season I like to pick a fundamental spiritual principle that we can focus on as we relate to the kids and to one another as coaches and referees. This year I think the ...read more

  • Under The Wings Of God Series

    Contributed by David Gauthier on Jun 21, 2001
    based on 138 ratings
     | 13,525 views

    Finding refuge close to God’s heart.

  • Exodus 24 - How Close To God Would You Like To Get? Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Dec 28, 2009
    based on 24 ratings
     | 11,249 views

    Imagine being drawn into the presence of God on Mount Sinai. What an incredible experience. Aaron, Nadab and Abihu worshiped at a distance but Moses got up close and personal. What about you? How close to God do you want to go?

    Exodus 24 - As Close as You Choose to be. Imagine being drawn into the presence of God on Mount Sinai. What an incredible experience. Aaron, Nadab and Abihu worshiped at a distance but Moses got up close and personal, as God called him to receive the stone tablets of the laws of God, signed off ...read more

  • The Antidote For The Root Of Bitterness Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 41 ratings
     | 2,488 views

    STICK CLOSE TO GOD AND BITTERNESS WON’T STICK TO YOU

    BIG IDEA: STICK CLOSE TO GOD AND BITTERNESS WON’T STICK TO YOU INTRODUCTION: Bitterness is a tough enemy to get rid of. The more you give it a foothold, the more it festers and grows and contaminates your whole being. I. HOW DOES BITTERNESS WORM ITS WAY DEEP INTO OUR HEART? A. (:1-2) ...read more

  • Draw Near To God

    Contributed by Jeremy Poling on May 15, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,283 views

    If you draw close to God he will draw close to you

    Psalm 73:27-28 27 For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee. 28 But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works. He was just a little lad, and on a Sabbath ...read more

  • Part 8 - Why Press God? Series

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Mar 4, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,435 views

    We have lots of questions...one is why try to get close to God?

    18The angel of GOD said, “What’s this? You ask for my name? You wouldn’t understand—it’s sheer wonder.” Judges 13:18 (TMSG) Decades ago Oswald Chambers wrote about spiritual perseverance, defining it as… not to hang on and do nothing, but to work ...read more

  • Jealous Of The Sparrows

    Contributed by Rodney Kelley on Sep 13, 2008
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,923 views

    The psalmist expresses the comparison of the sparrow to his own desire to dwell close to God

    Introduction: Psalm 84 is one of the most sweet of the Psalms of peace. In verse 3, the Psalmist was Jealous of the Sparrows that were allowed to live there all the time. I. The Beauty of God’s Dwelling - Vs. 1-2, John 1:14, 1Co 3:16 A. We See A Lovely Place 1. ...read more

  • Wer Bin Ich?

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 22, 2006
     | 751 views

    Christians have a special counter cultural calling - not to live a back biting life but a life close to God.

    James 3:13-4:8 The apostle James writes, in his epistle: 13Who is wise and understanding among you? Let him show it by his good life, by deeds done in the humility that comes from wisdom. Dietrich Bonhoeffer, the famous German theologian and pastor, who was imprisoned in 1943 for his ...read more

  • Walking With The Black Dog

    Contributed by Paul Cull on Apr 29, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,533 views

    Walking with the black dog of depression affects us all but can bring us close to God and is not the end

    ‘Walking with the Black Dog’ Introduction ’Black dog’ was the term Winston Churchill coined for depression - his own depression. For his depression was like a Black Dog that cast an ever present shadow over his life. That anxiety, that depression, that ever present shadow, like Winston ...read more