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  • Rubbing Shoulders With A Holy God Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 108 ratings
     | 6,249 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

  • The Folly Of Seeking The Comfortable Life Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Oct 24, 2002
    based on 444 ratings
     | 53,913 views

    This passage forces us to make a decision about what kind of life do we want? Do we want a life dependent on things of this world or a life with no guarantee of any of the world’s goods but close to God?

  • The Real Meaning Of Love

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 31, 2003
    based on 583 ratings
     | 45,080 views

    No matter how gifted you are – no matter how successful in ministry – no matter how close to God – there is one overarching principal that should guide everything we do. Otherwise anything you do for the Lord is a waste of time. That’s love.

    For an audio copy of this message go to: www.LivingWatersWeb.com. Chapters 12, 13, & 14 are really one unit. Chapter 12 talks about the context of the Holy Spirit’s work through the believer. Chapter 13 the motivation in using Holy Spirit gifts, and chapter 14 the proper operation of those ...read more

  • Closeness With The Father - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Bo Lane on Apr 19, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,694 views

    This series urges believers to live a life of intimacy and relationship as God intended from the beginning.

    Our Key verse for this series is: - James 4:8, “Draw close to God, and God will draw close to you.” - God desires for us to be close to Him, to share intimacy with Him Intimacy is a strange word. When you think of the word intimacy, what do you think? - Most people immediately ...read more

  • Nothing Can Separate You From God's Love Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Mar 18, 2003
    based on 134 ratings
     | 13,331 views

    Do you feel discouraged, down, like you don’t "measure up" to God’s love? Then take heart and be encouraged. This most wonderful chapter in God’s Word tell us that no person, no event, nothing at all - can separate you from God’s love.

    For an audio copy of this message go to: www.LivingWatersWeb.com At the core of every human being is the desire to be approved – to be liked. We often set our self esteem on the opinions others have of us. Why is it that so many of us feel so badly about ourselves? Is it because deep down we ...read more

  • Draw Near To God Series

    Contributed by Brad Dyrness on May 3, 2002
    based on 93 ratings
     | 15,946 views

    When God created man he didn’t create him from a distance, he created man different that anything else he created. That creation was a illustration about how he wanted man different that any other living thing. In the Garden God already knew what happen

    Draw Near to God... Intimacy With God April 7, 2002 By Brad Dyrness In the Book of Genesis there is the story of God making man. Gen 2:7 . 7And the LORD God formed a man’s body from the dust of the ground and breathed into it the breath of life. And the man became a living person. God ...read more

  • Do You Have The Fruit Of Repentance In Your Life?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jul 17, 2002
    based on 306 ratings
     | 28,527 views

    This sermon identifies 4 of the fruits of repentance and how they should affect our walk with God.

    - Verse 8 of our passage puts before us the command to “bear fruits worthy of repentance.” - The obvious and immediate question that comes to mind is, “What are the fruits of repentance?” Fortunately for us, our passage points us to four of the fruits of repentance. - Repentance, ...read more

  • Checking Your Spiritual Status

    Contributed by Gary Smith on Jan 15, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 5,319 views

    What is your spiritual condition? Steps to improving your realtionship with God.

    “Checking Your Spiritual Status” TEXT: Isaiah 40:31 (KJV)31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. Introduction: The ...read more

  • Improving Your Prayer Life Series

    Contributed by Tom Boerma on Feb 7, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 3,115 views

    An exhortation to have a powerful prayer life.

    Intro. Eph. 6 is best known for the armour of God. Yet, we see an exhortation to the christian’s prevailing practice. As we see and recognize the opposition we have as God’s children and examine the equipment God has provided for us to defend us. We find an important instrument that enables us ...read more

  • Closeness With The Father - Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Bo Lane on Apr 19, 2005
    based on 42 ratings
     | 5,420 views

    This series urges believers to live a life of intimacy and relationship as God intended from the beginning.

    Our key verse for this series is: - James 4:8, “Draw close to God, and God will draw close to you.” - God desires for us to be close to Him, to share intimacy with Him Last week we talked about intimacy. - Intimacy isn’t just about sex. - A close friendship has intimacy, belonging ...read more

  • Why People Don't Answer The Door

    Contributed by Don Austin on Jul 21, 2001
    based on 346 ratings
     | 33,621 views

    Reasons people don’t answer God’s call.

    "Why People Don’t Answer The Door" Rev 3:20 Have you ever gone to someone’s house and knocked on the door and they never came to answer it? You know their in there, the TV is going or the radio going, tape player going, but they don’t answer the door. I was told a story once about a guy went ...read more

  • "Pray For Me And I'll Pray For You…”

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,962 views

    #9 and final in series through James

    “Pray for me and I’ll pray for you…” James 5:13-18 Many years ago, back when black and white television was the cutting edge of technology, there was a particular show that every kid watched - Superman – Superman was a great show! It had action, drama, and the good verses the evil. Superman ...read more

  • Welcome To Golgotha

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 2, 2002
    based on 73 ratings
     | 9,163 views

    According to a recent survey, a surprising number of people admitted that their Christianity would not be changed if Jesus hadn’t died on the cross. What importance was the cross to our faith?

    OPEN: A little boy was not exactly happy about going to church on Easter Sunday morning. His new shoes were too tight, his tie pinched his neck, and the weather outside was just too good to be cooped up inside. As he sulked in the back seat of the family car, his parents heard him murmuring: “I ...read more

  • Reality Fasting Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 214 ratings
     | 15,933 views

    First sermon in series, Reality Prayer - How to Ask So God Will Answer.

    [This is the first sermon in the series "REALITY PRAYER, How to Ask So God Will Answer"] Do you know the difference between passive thinking and active thinking? We’re thinking passively when we believe things are always happening "to" us. We’re thinking actively when we believe our ...read more

  • Healing To Wholeness

    Contributed by Victor Nazareth on Apr 29, 2002
    based on 154 ratings
     | 7,893 views

    God allows difficulties in our lives to cause us to turn to Him. He is always there to meet our needs for healing, deliverance and success. However, He desires beyond these felt needs that our greater need for wholeness be met.

    Introduction: God allows difficulties in our lives to cause us to turn to Him. He is always there to meet our needs for healing, deliverance and success. However, He desires beyond these felt needs that our greater need for wholeness be met. This story traces the path from healing to ...read more