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  • Open House, Closed Minds

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on May 2, 2018
     | 1,412 views

    Life is about attitudes! You are a product of your menial everyday choices. The Pharisee invited Jesus to his house, but never gave him the proper care. Yet, they judged the lady that did what she could...

  • Godly Zip And You Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jun 13, 2011
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,724 views

    A grouchy, closed-minded, stingy mentality works against you. A cheerful, open-minded, generous mentality will bring you many blessings in this life and in eternity.

  • What Happened To The Narrow Way

    Contributed by Marty Roark on Jul 3, 2008
    based on 23 ratings
     | 2,711 views

    Close minded as you may claim it is, the Bible is the final authority for our lives and even though there are many paths in this world that will take you many places, only one “way” leads to God and eternal life.

    What happened to the Narrow Way? The Narrow Way Matthew 7:13-14 13 "Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it. 14 But small is the gate and narrow the road that leads to life, and only a few find ...read more

  • How To Hear God Speak Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Feb 23, 2010
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,584 views

    Whether God’s Word gets through to us or not depends on our attitudes. Is yours a closed mind? A superficial mind, a distracted mind, or a willing mind? It is only when you really listen and obey can your life be changed and you become productive and use

    [Adapted from Rick Warren’s sermon of the same title.] This morning we’re beginning a new series, "Conversing with God". I will cover it in 4 sessions. • Frankly, nothing is more important in our walk with God, than be able to hear and understand what God is saying. • Let’s look at Luke ...read more

  • "Oh, This Is What Christianity Is All About--Very Cool!"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Aug 28, 2008
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,564 views

    Don’t fight over candles while the world starves to death.

    Romans 12:9-21 “Oh, This is What Christianity is All About—Very Cool!” By: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, Soddy Daisy, TN www.graceumcsd.org In this post-Christian, post-Modern era we are living in there seems to be an awful lot of confusion in terms of what ...read more

  • Why Do You Ask? Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,060 views

    Neither conservatives nor liberals are really interested in learning; all want their opinions confirmed. Jesus teaches us how to deal with both by asking questions to test the argumentative spirit, to test honesty, and to get people to listen to their ow

    Some folks want their religion to confirm everything they’ve already committed to, but other folks want, or say they want, a religion that will challenge to change. And there isn’t much common ground between these two types. Or is there? Some folks want their religion to confirm everything ...read more

  • A Review Of Orthodoxy By G.k. Chesterton

    Contributed by Frederick Meekins on Feb 28, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,834 views

    A Review Of The Apologetic Classic

    Over the course of the modern era, whether fairly or not, orthodoxy has come to be associated with glumness and austerity. Thus, those coming across Orthodoxy by G.K. Chesterton might assume they are in for a dull and obtuse recitation of doctrine and dogma. They will, however, be delightfully ...read more

  • The Definition Of Christianity

    Contributed by Andrew Gamblin on Sep 26, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,576 views

    Christians have given themselves a bad name, this sermon challenges us to bring the definition of Christianity back to its original meaning.

    In 1996, The Barna Group did a poll on young adults and teens asking whether or not they had a positive image of and respect for Christianity’s role in society. The report showed that 85% of were favorable towards Christians and the part they played in the American society. The Group did the same ...read more

  • That Same Old Song And Dance Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,733 views

    When we are bound by stubborn patterns, we can become hostile when our stubborn ways are exposed.

    That Same Old Song and Dance (Acts 7: 1-53) 1. It is natural for all of us to get absorbed in our own worlds; as a result, we often lose sight of the big picture. 2. Our nation’s current economic meltdown is causing us to rethink life and the way we do things in this country. 3. But God’s ...read more

  • Don't Be Afraid

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Feb 5, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,187 views

    When Christ calls us to the impossible, we are challenged to face our fears.

    Don’t Be Afraid / Luke 5: 1 - 11 Intro: During the summer months when I was in college, I worked in the office of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Company. Because I was an intern, I had to work what they called the “swing shift.” That meant you work 2 week rotations of 7 to 3, 3 ...read more

  • I Am The One Who Bears Witness Of Myself Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Nov 29, 2012
     | 1,434 views

    Best summed up by a D.A. Carson quote: ¡§Jesus does not merely bring his Father¡¦s message; Jesus is the message, He is the Word.¡¨

    Let's understand the context¡KJesus has just claimed to be the ¡§Light of the world,¡¨ and His critics are outraged at such audacity. They¡¦d like to yell, ¡§Who do you think you are!¡¨ but He just got finished telling them who He was. His self-disclosure is indeed outrageous if it isn¡¦t true. ...read more

  • Cracking The Da Vinci Code, Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on May 1, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 936 views

    The truth about the Bible

    [Much of the content of this message is from Foundations (Teacher’s Guide, vol. 1) by Tom Holladay & Kay Warren.] “The Bible did not arrive by fax from heaven…. The Bible is a product of man, my dear. Not of God. The Bible did not fall magically from the clouds. Man created it as a ...read more

  • A Fathers' Day Message

    Contributed by Clarence Clough on Dec 22, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,846 views

    Dads everywhere should demonstrate Godly love and concern for their children.

    FATHERS’ DAY MESSAGE FROM EPH. THREE & PS. 103 Introduction: Dads come in various sizes, shapes, and colors. Dads speak the different languages of the world; however, almost all speak the universal language of love. ...read more

  • Pure And Unadulterated

    Contributed by Alison Bucklin on Jun 21, 2011
     | 890 views

    It doesn't matter how active you are in ministry if you are teaching a distorted Gospel.

    Some of you may remember my telling of an incident that took place in our Presbytery last fall. A woman pastor from the Netherlands was received into membership in our Presbytery even though she does not believe that Jesus is God, or in the atonement - that is, that the death of Jesus on the cross ...read more

  • Show Thyself Series

    Contributed by Mark Eberly on Nov 2, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,024 views

    This week we are using Saul who became Paul as a model of several competancies to emotionally healthy spirituality. These are things that we need to develop to show our true colors of who we are in Christ.

    Back to School Show Thyself Acts 11:19-26 November 1, 2009 Last week we looked at issues of emotional awareness and the need to know ourselves. We need to know what we are feeling, why we are feeling these things, how we should deal with things, being reflective in order to accurately assess ...read more