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  • Helping The Hurting

    Contributed by Domingo Reyes on Jul 25, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,688 views

    We are called to help those in need. Our model is Jesus himself.

    JESUS’ EXAMPLE A. ) He was passionate about people - people were not just a means to an end (paycheck). They were why he came. Luke 4:18 The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he hath anointed me to preach the gospel to the poor; he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach ...read more

  • Can I Get A Witness???

    Contributed by Hoggan Tevis on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 80 ratings
     | 11,818 views

    God is calling his people to stand, and tell the world, why they have faith in HIM.

    Isaiah 43:8-13 Bring forth the blind people that have eyes, and the deaf that have ears. [9] Let all the nations be gathered together, and let the people be assembled: who among them can declare this, and shew us former things? let them bring forth their witnesses, that they may be justified: ...read more

  • Get Connected

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Aug 18, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,535 views

    We are created for community. We can only grow spiritually towards maturity in a God-ordained environment called the church. We stand strong because we belong to a community of faith.

    The huge redwood trees in California are amazing. • They are the largest living things on earth and the tallest trees in the world. • Some of them are 100m high and more than 2,500 years old. • You would think that trees that large would have a tremendous root system, reaching down deep into ...read more

  • Contempt For Misfortune

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 49 ratings
     | 3,407 views

    The problem with saying the right thing at the wrong time when we minister to the suffering.

    Introductory Considerations 1. The book of Job is a hard book to follow. I find it a hard book to read and to preach about, at least in the way I normally would read and preach. The book is part of the bible called the wisdom writings - - written by wise men who tried to present the truth ...read more

  • Change Is Coming

    Contributed by Donald Porter on Oct 5, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 3,233 views

    God’s judgmenthas been released and change is coming to the church.

    CHANGE IS COMING!! • Something has changed in the heavenly realms! In the middle of August, I was seeking God for what His emphasis was for this upcoming year. As I sought God I was filled with sadness. I felt like Jeremiah in the book of Lamentations as I looked at our community. I saw the ...read more

  • Lost In Translation

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Jul 19, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 920 views

    Based on Kenneth Bailey’s interpretation this sermon puts a different spin on the parable of the lost sheep - coin - Son

    LOST IN TRANSLATION Daniel Boone was a man, he was a big man. Eye of an eagle and tall as a mountain was he. Yes, Daniel Boone was a big man. Daniel Boone explored the great wilderness of Tennessee and Kentucky. It was Boone who marked the Wilderness Road that brought settlers into the new ...read more

  • "Fat Wallets, Empty Lives"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 27, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,555 views

    We cannot serve two masters. The choice is ours to make.

    “Fat Wallets, Empty Lives” Matthew 6:19-24 By: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor Grace UMC, Soddy Daisy, TN In his book How Much Is Enough? Hungering For God In An Affluent Culture author and Founder of Bread for the World: Arthur Simon writes about Bryce and Ellen, “a couple in their ...read more

  • "No Judgment Allowed"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Sep 28, 2007
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,511 views

    A sermon on how to reach a culture which looks at Truth as Relative.

    Romans 2:1-4 “Judgment Not Allowed” By: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor, Grace UMC, Soddy Daisy, TN To my brothers and sisters from Grace…I know I used this same illustration this morning, so please bear with me… Members of a Christian theatre troupe spent $90,440 on a full-page advertisement in ...read more

  • Helping The Helpless

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Oct 20, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 4,903 views

    WE SEE IN THIS SERMON, THE DESPEARATE PROBLEM ,THE DEJECTED PARALYTIC , AND THE DIVINE PHYSICAN .

    HELPING THE HELPLESS John 5:1-9 I heard a story about a man who came home drunk with his drinking buddies late one night. He got his wife out of bed and told her to give them some supper. She went into the kitchen and put some covered dishes on the table. When he lifted the covers, the dishes ...read more

  • Growing The Family

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Aug 21, 2006
    based on 210 ratings
     | 42,742 views

    From the life of Christ we learn how to grow a church family. 1- the method 2- the motivation 3- the means

    INTRO.- ILL.- A father who didn’t exactly resemble Atlas or perhaps Samson said, “My little girl was sitting on my lap facing a mirror. After gazing intently at her reflection for some minutes, she said, ‘Daddy, did God make you?’ “’He sure did,’ I told her. “’And did He make me too?’ she ...read more

  • Bearing His Image

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Sep 8, 2013
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,235 views

    Romans tells us that God has redeemed us and predestined us to bear the likeness of Christ reflecting His holiness, His Heart, and His glory. The likeness of the Son of God is to be borne in the lives of His true followers.

    Bearing His Image Romans 8:24-34 On a wall near the main entrance to the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas, is a portrait with the following inscription: "James Butler Bonham--no picture of him exists. This portrait is of his nephew, Major James Bonham, deceased, who greatly resembled his uncle. It ...read more

  • Work Worth Doing

    Contributed by Hiram Withers on Nov 12, 2018
     | 280 views

    God calls us to join him where he is working . When we attempt to work on our own we do so in vain.

    The philosopher Jacques Ellue said, “The first a great fact which emerges from our civilization is that today everything has become “means” no longer in “end”; we do not know where we are going. We have forgotten our collective ends, and you possess great machines; we set huge machines in motion in ...read more

  • What To Do About A Broken-Down Church

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jan 7, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,963 views

    God is not committed to maintaining a church just because it is there. His commitment is to maintain us if we show compassion, particularly on the young. Restoration of our church life in challenging times begins with repentance, self-examination.

    Two or three weeks ago, on a Sunday morning, I noticed several of you staring straight up here, right into the notch of this arch. I too looked up there, and what we all saw was a sizable piece of paint and plaster hanging there by a mere thread. It looked as though it was poised and ready just in ...read more

  • The Going Of The Servant

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 125 ratings
     | 4,755 views

    The Psalmist tells us how to evangelize.

    INTRO.- ILL.- The preacher was called to hear the reading of the will of a wealthy member of his church who had died. The preacher and the man’s family members were all very disappointed to hear the will which read, "BEING OF SOUND MIND AND BODY, I SPENT ALL MY MONEY ON MYSELF." ILL.- A man and ...read more

  • Scattered Abroad

    Contributed by Evie Megginson on Mar 8, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 3,351 views

    IN THIS SERMON CONCERNNG BEING SCATTERED ABORAD, WE SEE,THE PERSUCTION OF THE BELIEVERS.THE PARTING OF THE BELIEVERS, AND THE PREACHING OF THE BELIEVERS.

    SCATTERED ABROAD Acts 8:1-4 Several years ago Billy Graham preached in the first London Crusade. The response was so great that all of England was affected in someway. The common man who had almost forgotten the church flocked to hear Billy preach about JESUS. Many ministers were saved ...read more