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  • Contemplative Worship

    Contributed by Dr. Craig Nelson on Feb 17, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    An exploration of Worshiping God in Spirit and Truth

    Christians serve a beautiful God. Beauty is the absolute foundation of all things. It is transcendent by nature. The beauty and glory of God is far greater and far surpassing any earthly beauty one could ever know. Everything about God is beautiful. His power is beautiful. His love is beautiful. more

  • Meditation And Contemplation

    Contributed by Eric Sellgren on May 14, 2001
    based on 66 ratings


    The young couple were obviously very much in love.When they came to the Vicarage to ask if I`d marry them it shone out of their faces. On the night of the wedding rehearsal I took them step by step through all the things they would have to do and say - and one thing I always insisted upon was more

  • Comfortable Contemplations

    Contributed by Miles Anderson on Mar 18, 2001
    based on 65 ratings

    A look at the comfortable position of being a saved Christian.

    #COMFORTABLE CONTEMPLATIONS Introduction: As we sit, pray and meditate on The Word of God it amazes me that so many people today are uncomfortable in their lives as Christians. I want to look at Paul and the beginninig of letter he wrote to a church who were being decieved by false teachers. As more

  • The Contemplative Stream Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 15, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Teaches how to do a "lectio divina", as an applied example of the contemplative stream of Christianity.

    The Contemplative Stream: How Broad Is The Kingdom Of God February 12, 2005 (Lectio Divina on Mark 10:46-52) Children’s Time I want to tell you a little story, to help you understand one of the ways that people talk to God and worship God. Over the past little while we’ve been talking more

  • Contemplative Prayer Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Oct 24, 2005
    based on 22 ratings

    Prayer is to be a dialogue with God. He’s how to listen as we pray

    Tiling the Soil of the Soul – The classic Spiritual Disciplines October 16, 2005 Contemplative Prayer: DIGGING THE WELL DEEPER Psalm 27 I’ve titled this series on the Spiritual Disciplines, “Tiling the soil of the soul.” Most of us realize that we cannot grow the fruit of the Spirit, or more

  • "Contemplating The Cross” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Apr 16, 2019

    What was significant about the death of Jesus on the cross?

    We come now to the last day of our Lord’s life on this earth. This was the day He was to die for the sins of the world. That’s why He came. “For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve, and to give His life as a ransom for many.” - Mark 10:45 (Amplified) The idea behind more

  • The Need For Contemplation Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Apr 30, 2016

    Our mission to others must be underlaid with a foundation of personal devotion to Jesus Christ.

    Thursday in 6th Week of Easter 2016 Joy of the Gospel St. Paul’s relationship with the church at Corinth was long, fruitful, and fraught with problems. But it is Corinth that gives us testimony of the historical reliability of the Acts of the Apostles. “Before AD 50, an area 62 more

  • The Contemplative Life

    Contributed by Ernie Arnold on Feb 16, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    King David shares with us some key concepts of the Contemplative Life - 1. It is a life of Realized Humility 2. It is a life invested in Study, Stillness and Silence and 3. It is a Life founded in Hope in God

    Scripture: Psalms 131; Isaiah 49:8-16; Matthew 6:24-34 Title: The Contemplative Life King David shares with us some key concepts of the Contemplative Life - 1. It is a life of Realized Humility 2. It is a life invested in Study, Stillness and Silence and 3. It is a Life founded in Hope more

  • Singing And Contemplation Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 23, 2009

    The point of art, and especially music, is to lead us beyond what we can apprehend at the material level, even to contemplative prayer.

  • Cause For Contemplation

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 22 ratings

    In these days of chaos and confusion, Christians need to focus their minds on one encouraging and inevitable truth--The Return of Christ.

    CAUSE FOR CONTEMPLATION Text: Matt.16: 27; Acts 1: 8-11; James 5: 8 Intro: The passages that we have just read all have one basic theme: JESUS IS COMING AGAIN. We Baptists would readily agree that we believe Jesus is going to come again someday, sometime, or one of these days. But more

  • Five Looks

    Contributed by David Radcliff on Apr 22, 2017

    Looking backward, upward, inward, outward and forward.

    FIVE LOOKS Isaiah 45:22 I. THE BACKWARD LOOK. 1. This is to the Seed of the Woman; Genesis 3:15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. 2. This is to the Seed of David; Romans 1:3 more

  • The Knowledge Of God Contemplated Series

    Contributed by Matt Black on Oct 25, 2002
    based on 11 ratings

    Proposition: The Study of doctrine is worthless unless it is assimilated and practiced.

    Foundations of the Christian Faith Series by Matt Black (Message 2) Key verse:Romans 11:36 For of him, and through him, and to him, are all things: to whom be glory for ever. Amen. Who shall ascend into the hill of the LORD? or who shall stand in his holy place? He that hath clean more

  • Contemplation Of New Life Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 22, 2018

    Paul knew that he would experience infinite happiness and unending joy in the next life.

    May 27, 2014 Tom Lowe The Second Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians Lesson II.B.5.c: Contemplation of New Life. (5:1-10) 2nd Corinthians 5:1-10 (NKJV) 1 For we know that if our earthly house, this tent, is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, more

  • Contemplate Positive Things Series

    Contributed by David Welch on May 2, 2018

    Message 30 from Philippians exploring Paul's admonition to think properly.

    Chico Alliance Church April 9, 2017 “Contemplate Positive Things” Paul’s letter to the Jesus followers living in a Greek city called Philippi presented some practical principles for maintaining the joy of the Lord no matter what. I. ADOPT THE RIGHT AXIS – A Passion to praise Christ more

  • Lifesongs Of Contemplation & Ascetics Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on Feb 4, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    Part 4 in series. Living a life of worship through contemplation and ascetic exercises - the values and the cautions.

    LIFESONGS OF CONTEMPLATION & ASCETICS Part 4 in series, “LifeSongs*: Lives of Worship” Rev. Todd G. Leupold Perth Bible Church Sunday February 3, 2008 AM * Title inspired by the name of the song and album by “Casting Crowns.” Overall series inspired and, to some degree adapted, from the more