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  • Living A Seamless Life In Christ

    Contributed by Jan Oosthuizen on Oct 7, 2017
     | 1,447 views

    Living a seamless life in Christ where there is no compartmentalization, cognitive dissonance, compartments, start and stop spirituality. Being salt and being light is seamless energy.

    (John 19:23) Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments and made four parts, to each soldier a part, and also the tunic. Now the tunic was without seam, woven from the top in one piece. Fulfilment of (Ps 22:18) You wear a tunic as the first layer of clothing next to the ...read more

  • The Trademark Of The Covenant Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 29, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,544 views

    Circumcision was the "trade mark" of the Old Covenant. But what difference could that make to us? We're no longer commanded to be circumcised as they were back then.

    Back in the 1990s, Reader’s Digest told the story of a soldier who was serving as a guard through the night. Early in the morning, he reported to his commanding officer who demanded, “Did you sleep well while on duty?” “What made you think that I fell asleep?” asked the surprised soldier. “Look ...read more

  • The Guilt Grind Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 1, 2015
    based on 14 ratings
     | 21,746 views

    Did you realize that God has a prescription for dealing with guilt and shame. And that this prescription works for both Christians and non-Christians. What could even non-Christians possibly do to resolve their guilt in sin?

    OPEN: A little boy had been given a slingshot for his birthday. He loved it and practiced every day aiming at different objects. During the summer he and his sister would spend a lot of time at their grandmother’s house and, one day he was out in her backyard he spied his grandma’s pet ...read more

  • A Father's Fear

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jun 14, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 8,260 views

    Dealing with fatherly fears from a biblical perspective - 2002 father’s day message.

    A Father’s Fear I have been a father for 11 years. Remember holding my first child in Regina, SK, in the fall of 1990. What an incredible experience! Then reality kicks in. Babies have a way to remind you that you don’t live in a perfect world. Because babies are the rudest people alive. They ...read more

  • Principles For Handling Change

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jun 7, 2001
    based on 57 ratings
     | 7,881 views

    Manuscript of sermon on Gen.46:1-7 and learn from Jacob how to handle change.

    Principles for Handling Change Genesis 46:1-7 by Andrew Chan, Senior Pastor, PBC, Vancouver, BC Sermon preached at South Vancouver Pacific Grace Mennonite Brethren August 8, 2001. A young minister just out of seminary, decided to take a job on the police force for a few months, in hopes that ...read more

  • Face To Face With God!

    Contributed by Jan Oosthuizen on Oct 7, 2017
     | 3,124 views

    I believe the best way to communicate is meeting face to face. Yet we try to substitute this most ancient and proven way with technology and social Media and have become terribly disconnected as a result.

    A face-to-face request is 34 times more successful than an email In research Mahdi Roghanizad of Western University and I conducted, recently published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, we have found that people tend to overestimate the power of their persuasiveness via text-based ...read more

  • Emotions And Sensory Spirituality

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Jan 24, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,897 views

    God never intended emotions or feelings to guide or reveal what is right or wrong. They are constantly changing, and they need to be controlled because they can take control of a person and lead them into serious error and deception.

    Human emotions are deeply intertwined with the five basic senses of sight, smell, taste, touch, and hearing, which human beings use to investigate and perceive the world around them. They are essential for processing, learning, perception, reasoning, problem-solving and adapting to the events of ...read more

  • Can You Fall Down So Far You Can't Get Up? Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Aug 3, 2014
    based on 75 ratings
     | 53,836 views

    Can you fall down so far you can't get up? Judas did. Are there people in the church today who are like Judas? Is it possible we could be like him? And if so, how would we avoid becoming like him in our lives?

    OPEN: A tourist was visiting a famous landmark on the ocean and he’d walked out on a pier to see the ocean better. But as he looked over the edge of the pier he was disturbed by how deep the water seemed to be. As he was thinking about how deep the water must be at this point, he noticed an ...read more

  • "My Lord And My God!"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Mar 27, 2008
    based on 51 ratings
     | 43,747 views

    Seeing is not necessarily believing.

    John 20:19-31 1 Peter 1:3-9 “My Lord and My God!” By: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, Soddy Daisy, TN www.graceumcsd.org How many times have you tried to give another person advice, perhaps a son or a daughter, and they didn’t listen… …they went ahead and did ...read more

  • Buyer’s Remorse

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Aug 1, 2019
     | 1,150 views

    A study in the book of Jeremiah 32: 1 – 44

    Jeremiah 32: 1 – 44 Buyer’s Remorse 1 The word that came to Jeremiah from the LORD in the tenth year of Zedekiah king of Judah, which was the eighteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar. 2 For then the king of Babylon’s army besieged Jerusalem, and Jeremiah the prophet was shut up in the court of the ...read more

  • Practice What You Preach

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Jan 24, 2019
     | 2,010 views

    A study in the book of 2 Chronicles 19: 1 – 11

    2 Chronicles 19: 1 – 11 Practice what you preach 19 Then Jehoshaphat the king of Judah returned safely to his house in Jerusalem. 2 And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to King Jehoshaphat, “Should you help the wicked and love those who hate the LORD? Therefore, the ...read more

  • Lesson 27: Preach Logically Series

    Contributed by I. G. Spong on Apr 3, 2018
     | 1,502 views

    Let's learn to apply logic to our sermons

    Lesson Goal I hope to teach how to preach logical sermons. Lesson Intro How do we recognize deception? How do we avoid self-deception? How often have we heard fellow Christians say things that seem rather half-baked and irrational? How often have people in the scientific or educational ...read more

  • Sinner And Saint Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jan 13, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 10,464 views

    If you are saved… 1. You are a saint who has been sanctified. 2. You are a sinner in the process of being sanctified.

    Two brothers tormented the small town where they lived for decades. They had blown up their families and were dishonest in business. They were loud, boisterous and just plain rude to nearly everyone. One day the younger brother died unexpectedly. The older brother went to the pastor of the ...read more

  • The Battle Ground Of Christian Liberty

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Dec 16, 2016
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,094 views

    A Detailed look at the Consumption of Alcohol by the Born-Again Believer

    Most battles (including the church) throughout history were fought by two opposing forces who firmly believed they were right, and the other was wrong, so much so that they were willing to kill to hold and propagate their beliefs. Every human being has confirmation biases of selective thinking ...read more

  • Did Jesus Drink Alcohol?

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on May 30, 2018
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,623 views

    A detailed look at a major battlefield of Christian liberty

    Most battles (including in the church) throughout history were fought by two opposing forces who firmly believed they were right, and the other was wrong, so much so that they were willing to kill to hold and propagate their beliefs. Every human being has confirmation biases of selective ...read more