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  • How To Pray To Change Lives

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 15, 2002
    based on 101 ratings
     | 11,905 views

    This is an examination of one of the prayers that Paul prayed over the Colossians. It give us insight into how to pray for one another.

    September 9, 2001 Colossians 1:9-14 “How to pray to change lives” INTRODUCTION Probably everyone here has prayed for someone at some point in your life. You prayed that they would get well or that they would have safety in a trip that they were taking or that they would get a job that ...read more

  • The Companions Of Paul Series

    Contributed by Travis Moore on Nov 3, 2000
    based on 70 ratings
     | 2,864 views

    A call to faithful service as illustrated in the lives of Paul's friends; many of them "no-name" saints.

    The Companions of Paul Col 4:7-18 1. The Men who OBEYED. A. Their Character: * Tychicus, the Faithful - A “beloved brother” – ENDEARMENT – recipiocal love & respect - A “faithful minister” – ENDURMENT – dependable character - A “fellow servant” – ENDOWMENT – mutual service * ...read more

  • Time To Pass The Gravy-Serving Others At The Holidays Series

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Sep 13, 2001
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,423 views

    Part of the Christmas Wonder PowerPak.

    How many of you have watched the television show, "Cheers"? For eleven seasons, from 1982 to 1993, Cheers was one of the highest-rated shows on television, and since 1993 its spinoff, Frasier, has also consistently been at the top of the ratings. What accounts for this popularity? Inspired writing, ...read more

  • Seek Those Things Above Series

    Contributed by Chris Sparkman on Oct 22, 2001
    based on 115 ratings
     | 16,715 views

    Many times it is necessary for us to get back to the basics, we do that here by learning to first of all, seek those things above!

    Basic Principles of the Christian Life Part I Seek Those Things Above Colossians 3:1-4 Throughout Chapter 2 of the book of Colossians, Paul talked about different dangers that threaten to pull us away from Christ. These dangers led to believers only demonstrating an outward ...read more

  • A Commitment To Excellence Series

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 220 ratings
     | 42,714 views

    Does excellence matter to God?

    Does excellence matter to God? Does God care about quality? Is He concerned with how well things are done? Does it make any difference to God whether: the instruments are in tune; the worship team has rehearsed the songs, etc.? Some would say, "no." All God cares about is our hearts. It’s the ...read more

  • Passion For Proclaiming Christ Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 4, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,367 views

    PAUL’S PASSION FOR PROCLAIMING JESUS CHRIST DROVE HIM TO FULFILL HIS CALLING TO SACRIFICIALLY MINISTER TO THE GENTILES

    BIG IDEA: PAUL’S PASSION FOR PROCLAIMING JESUS CHRIST DROVE HIM TO FULFILL HIS CALLING TO SACRIFICIALLY MINISTER TO THE GENTILES INTRODUCTION Acts 9:4-6;15-16 – What was Paul’s ordained ministry? His Calling? His special role in the Body of Christ? Paul’s reflection back on how he has lived ...read more

  • The Perfect Bond Of Unity Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 4, 2001
    based on 89 ratings
     | 7,054 views

    THE KEY TO HARMONY IN THE BODY OF CHRIST

    BIG IDEA: THE KEY TO HARMONY IN THE BODY OF CHRIST IS: - BEING CHRISTLIKE IN OUR CHARACTER AND ATTITUDE TOWARDS ONE ANOTHER - BEING PRODUCTIVE IN MINISTERING THE WORD TO ONE ANOTHER - BEING MOTIVATED BY A DESIRE TO PLEASE HIM IN EVERYTHING (AND BEING THANKFUL THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE ...read more

  • Godly Family Relationships Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 4, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 6,228 views

    UNION WITH CHRIST MANIFESTS ITSELF IN GODLY FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS OF ACCOUNTABILITY

    BIG IDEA: UNION WITH CHRIST MANIFESTS ITSELF IN GODLY FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS OF ACCOUNTABILITY INTRODUCTION Paul starts to deal with practical areas of family relationships – always dealing first with the subordinate member in the relationship and then offering some balancing admonitions to ...read more

  • Seeing Ourselves In Christ

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 75 ratings
     | 2,098 views

    Thesis: We need to look to God to tell us who we are. Intro.: 1. < Show the congregation a mirror > a. "This is obviously a mirror." 1) You probably look at one several times each day (some more/less). 2) Anytime you want to see how you look, step in front of a mirror. b. Looking at ...read more

  • Intercessory Prayer

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 79 ratings
     | 8,746 views

    Thesis: To intercede for someone is to want more for them than it is in your power to give. Intro.: 1. In Richard Foster's book, Prayer, he says: "If we truly love people, we will desire for them far more than it is within our power to give them, and this lead us to prayer. Intercession is a ...read more

  • Gratitude Is An Attitude

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 119 ratings
     | 7,457 views

    1. Martin Rinkert was a minister in the little town of Eilenburg in Germany some 350 years ago. He was the son of a poor coppersmith, but somehow, he managed to work his way through an education. Finally, in the year 1617, he was offered the post of Archdeacon in his hometown parish. A year later, ...read more

  • How To Live A Christian Life Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 209 ratings
     | 32,449 views

    Paul gives three simple steps to how to live the Christian live -- Seek Christ, Think Christ, and Live Christ!

    How does one BE Christian? How do you live the Christian life? Paul offers three very simple steps in the passage we read this morning, and I want us to walk through them today. The first step is very simple -- seek Christ. There is an old Candid Camera episode. You remember that ...read more

  • Invisible God And The Radio Controlled Car

    Contributed by John Foster on Jan 8, 2002
    based on 146 ratings
     | 3,878 views

    Mini childrens address is to demonstrate that just because we can’t see God doesn’t mean that He doesn’t exist. In fact by looking at what he has created we see the evidence of God’s presence.

    The object of this mini childrens address is to demonstrate that just because we can’t see God doesn’t mean that He doesn’t exist. In fact by looking at what he has created we see the evidence of God’s presence. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Props:- I use a remote controlled ...read more

  • Supremacy And Sufficiency Of Christ

    Contributed by Michael Bird on Jan 15, 2002
    based on 139 ratings
     | 13,205 views

    This sermon outlines the main ideas of Col 1:15-20 emphasising the pre-emminence of Christ over the cosmos.

    Col 1:15-20 (Part 1) Intro [Illustration] When I was in the Army me and a few mates were tasked with piqueting a truck laden with ammunition on a Friday night. Well, as you can imagine most young men had other things planned rather than guarding a truck on a Friday night. So we sat around ...read more

  • A Thankful Heart

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 28, 2002
    based on 153 ratings
     | 32,956 views

    what it means to have a thankful heart

    Dec. 3, 2000 Colossians 3:15-17 “A thankful heart” INTRODUCTION Eight things to be thankful for: Be grateful... * for automatic dishwashers. They make it possible to get out of the kitchen before the family comes in for their after-dinner snacks. * for husbands who attack ...read more