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  • What Happened To The Narrow Way

    Contributed by Marty Roark on Jul 3, 2008
    based on 23 ratings

    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 more

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

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Aug 28, 2008
    based on 20 ratings

    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 In this post-Christian, post-Modern era we are living in there seems to be an awful lot of confusion in terms of what more

  • Why Do You Ask? Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 29, 2003
    based on 12 ratings

    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 more

  • A Review Of Orthodoxy By G.k. Chesterton

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

    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 more

  • The Spirit Of The Antichrist

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on May 19, 2003
    based on 35 ratings

    Describes the Spirit of the Antichrist and how it demonstrates itself today

    The Spirit of the Antichrist 1 John 2:18-24 Primary Purpose: To identify the spirit that is antichrist. What did the antichrist do? 1. vs.19 They went out from us. This shows that they weren’t really of us. 2. vs.22 Deny that Jesus is the Christ. To deny the Son also denies more

  • The Definition Of Christianity

    Contributed by Andrew Gamblin on Sep 26, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    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 more

  • That Same Old Song And Dance Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Nov 3, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    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 more

  • The Walk Of A Believer Series

    Contributed by Bob Briggs on Nov 20, 2005
    based on 8 ratings

    What is one of the hardest things for believers today?

    What is one of the hardest parts of being a Christian? For most people, I would have to say, walking out their faith amidst an unchristian world. With all the distraction and attractions which pull at our lives, the walk of a believer is tested on a daily basis, sometimes hourly, it seems. more

  • Cracking The Da Vinci Code, Part 2 Series

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

    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 more

  • Change_chances_choices

    Contributed by David Gant on Jan 20, 2006
    based on 18 ratings

    A New Year Sermon, but can be used any time to challenge people to CHOOSE to change actions or activities in their lives that keep us from God’s will.

    2005: Change – Chances – Choices Last Monday a Survey Appeared in the Online Version of the Daily Oklahoman. The optional answers to the simple question “How was 2004 for you?” were these: 1. Good 2. Bad 3. Just Another Year I’ve been thinking about that subject a lot this week. Not more

  • How To Hear God Speak (Acts - Part 26) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Christopherson on Jan 15, 2005
    based on 13 ratings

    How to prepare my heart to hear God

    How to hear God speak Acts Series: “Completely Irreligious, Yet Radically Christian” Part 26 Pastor Jeff Christopherson - July 13, 2003 One of the most basic claims of Christianity is that God speaks to people… … “and God said…” (over & more

  • The Battle For Your Mind

    Contributed by Robert Kerr on Jun 23, 2003
    based on 195 ratings

    Books, TV, Movies, Advertisers, all battle for your mind. So does God and Satan. What kind of mind do you have? Strive to have the mind of Christ

    THE BATTLE FOR YOUR MIND Phil 2:5 Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus: Believe me the Advertisers know the way to your pocketbook is through your mind. They spend millions on advertising to get you interested in their product. Likewise Satan wants to interest more

  • Characteristics Of A Christian Soldier

    Contributed by Carl Allen on Sep 24, 2004
    based on 45 ratings

    Are you showing the characteristics of a true Christian Soldier?

    OPENING On June 6th, 1944 at 5:50 in the morning a group of 100,000 plus soldiers set sail for the French shoreline at Normandy, not knowing what laid in wait for them. All they knew was that they had a mission to accomplish and they were focused on that mission. That morning marked the more

  • How To Overcome Bad Listening Habits

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 39 ratings

    Some people tend to have a hard time listening to people who do not speak in the language of Biblical absolutes. Ineffective listening is usually the single biggest hindrance to effective communication between people. The following is a list of some of the most common barriers to listening: a. more

  • The Day Jesus Lied Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Sep 17, 2001
    based on 53 ratings

    This sermon addresses the growing belief that "all roads lead to God." All roads do -- but does the road you’re on lead to God the Father or God the Judge?

    Sunrise Sermons Sunrise Presbyterian Church 18400 NW 68th Ave Miami FL 33028 Telephone: 305 821 5841 Email: “The Day Jesus Lied” September 9, 2001 The Rev. Dr. W. Maynard Pittendreigh Senior Pastor The Introduction To The Scripture Lesson… We are continuing our more