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  • God's Top Ten: No Other Gods Series

    Contributed by Joe Bedy on Aug 22, 2002
    based on 129 ratings
     | 13,208 views

    Overcoming the competition for things to be number one in our lives through self examination.

    God’s Top 10: Exodus 20:3 August 2002 Joe Bedy Central Christian Church There is a great deal of competition to be NUMERAL UNO in our culture. Just in our advertising alone the lists is endless. For example: Avis/Hertz, Coke/Pepsi, Ford/Chevrolet, UF/FSU The competition in our own ...read more

  • Fill Your Pastor's Joy To The Brim

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Mar 19, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,942 views

    Learn how to put joy in your pastor’s heart.

    Introduction: This morning, we continue with Paul’s letter to the Philippians, chapter 2, verses 1-4. I hope for those who needed to see the big picture, you were satisfied last week to receive an overview of the entire letter. Someone has said, "Leaders are not grabbed; they are grown." ...read more

  • The World's Biggest Business

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Apr 17, 2002
    based on 146 ratings
     | 5,127 views

    Christian Missions is still the world’s largest endeavor and here are the reasons why.

    THE WORLD’S LARGEST BUSINESS Luke 24:44-53 44 He said to them, "This is what I told you while I was still with you: Everything must be fulfilled that is written about me in the Law of Moses, the Prophets and the Psalms." 45 Then he opened their minds so they could understand the ...read more

  • "What's It To You?"

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on Apr 28, 2003
    based on 74 ratings
     | 9,156 views

    YOU doing what YOU are supposed to do...

    “What’s it to you?” John 21:18-23 We looked recently at the scripture just before the text we are in today where Peter had jumped out of the boat and swam ahead of everyone… and it Peter found complete forgiveness. He jumped from the boat out a need to be forgiven – but I can also tell you ...read more

  • What If Jesus Moved Into My Neighborhood?

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Aug 31, 2003
    based on 75 ratings
     | 3,780 views

    If Jesus moved into my neighborhood how would he live?

    Text: John 4:1-42 Title: What if Jesus moved into my neighborhood? Introduction Although every neighborhood is different there are some things that are common to almost all neighborhoods. 1. Our neighbors may know little or nothing about the bible “You worship what you do not know, we ...read more

  • Let's You And Him Fight Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 2,364 views

    Attempting to sow conflict works on the basis of insecurity and the need to compete. But God in Christ is about reconciliation, forgiveness, acceptance.

    No doubt we love our children and think they’re wonderful. But if you ever need proof of the perversity of human nature, just watch the children. If you ever doubt the Biblical idea that all sin and come short of the glory of God, just stop at the playground and watch a while. Children fight. ...read more

  • The Virtue Of Self-Control (10 Of 10) Series

    Contributed by Jeff Armbrester on Mar 29, 2003
    based on 246 ratings
     | 25,192 views

    Self-control is not when I control my "self". It when my "self" is controlled by the Holy Spirit.

    The Virtue of Self-Control Part 10 The Core Virtues of the Christian Life Galatians 5:22-23 Jeff Armbrester (I appreciate the sermon "Strawberry of Self-Control" by James Westervelt, which is on this site. His outline inspired me as I prepared this message. I encourage you read his sermon ...read more

  • Living By The Spirit - Part 2

    Contributed by Ely Lambert on Sep 25, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 1,527 views

    Living by the Spirit should not be an unrealized ideal, but a fact of a Christian’s daily life.

    Introduction: I. Their have been a couple of seasons of the TV show survivor. A. This show has captivated America’s attention for various reasons. 1. One of those reason is surely the art of survival in a stacked situation. 2. When it comes between life and death, it is amazing what people will ...read more

  • Evangelism Depends On You Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Nov 4, 2003
    based on 73 ratings
     | 2,793 views

    Christians should be compelled to evangelize. Christians should compromise to evangelize. Christians should compete in evangelism.

    Evangelism Depends on You 1 Corinthians 9:16–27 INTRODUCTION During the preparations for an evangelistic crusade in Latin America, a very poor, unshaven man came to one of the week-long biblical counseling courses. It was unusual to see a man of this condition attending an in-depth training ...read more

  • You Gotta Have A Dream Series

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Feb 26, 2002
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,801 views

    A series based on the winter games

    Well it almost upon us, only 5 more days and the eyes of the world will be focused on Salt Lake City Utah. As most of you know I am not a sports fan, never have been never will be. I know that never is a long time but trust me on this one. But even for a non sports fan like me there is mystique ...read more

  • Five Traits Of A Super Bowl Christian

    Contributed by Mark Land on Dec 24, 2003
    based on 254 ratings
     | 44,945 views

    By using the analogy of football during the super bowl season this sermon seeks to challenge Christians to a higher level of discipleship through desire, discipline, commitment, sacrifice, and character.

    FIVE TRAITS OF A SUPER BOWL CHRISTIAN In a few minutes a game of great importance will be played. Large men will face off across a line of scrimmage. A call will be made, leather will slap, and bodies will collide and crash. A battle has begun. For four 15 minute quarters men will expend ...read more

  • Effective Teaching Begins On Your Knees Part One

    Contributed by Timothy Bartee on May 15, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 1,287 views

    Remind the teacher of the necessity of prayerasapartof their preparation. Excellent for teacher training sessions.

    Effective Teaching Begins on Your Knees Mark 4:15 Someone once defined a “rut” as a grave with both ends knocked out. Most teachers, in the church setting, have been teaching for many years. As a pastor I am truly thankful to those who have served faithfully week after week. But there is a ...read more

  • Gearing Up For Your Race

    Contributed by R. Darrel Davis on Sep 17, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,835 views

    A message of encouragement for those times when the race of life gets difficult

    Gearing Up for Your Race Hebrews 12:1-2 Introduction: United States runner Marla Runyon has been legally blind for 22 years. Even so, she competed in the 2000 Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. In fact she qualified for the finals in the 1500 meter race. (Marla finished eighth, three ...read more

  • Going For The Gold

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 18, 2002
    based on 106 ratings
     | 4,034 views

    This sermon give 4 reasons why God forbids coveting and then gives examples of people who allowed coveting to control and destroy them.

    Sept 24, 2000 Exodus 20:17 “Going for the Gold!” INTRODUCTION This week, I’ve had a little bit of time to watch some of the Olympics in Sydney, Australia. The series of events that I got to watch the most was the swimmers and their races. In each of the water events, there were ...read more

  • Uncompromising Saints Forgive

    Contributed by Guthrie Veech on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,480 views

    What draws a person to a saving knowledge of Christ? Is it the sudden awareness of the ugliness of one's sin? For many years that was the case. Today we have redefined ugly and it has become a good thing. Several years ago someone held a collegiate "National Ugly Competition." The University of ...read more