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  • Contending Or Surrendering

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on May 30, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 5,963 views

    Every Christian should not only know and love the truth but be willing and able to be contend for the truth which has been entrusted to us and not surrender it for the sake of harmony or unity.

    Contending or Surrendering Jude 1-4 Introduction: The church has been entrusted as stewards of the manifold grace and wisdom of God. Yet today people professing to be Christians would attack the very notion of absolute truth. Not only should every Christian know and love the truth but we are to ...read more

  • The Call To Contend Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Apr 24, 2010
    based on 13 ratings
     | 8,034 views

    Jude’s letter is a call to contend for the faith once for all delivered to the saints. In today’s lesson we observe the call to contend for truth against heresy.

    Scripture Two weeks ago I began a new series of studies on the Letter of Jude, which I have titled, “Contend for the Faith.” The first week I introduced you to the Letter of Jude. I briefly touched on questions that arise whenever we begin a new study of God’s Word, such as: Who wrote the ...read more

  • The Mystery Of Godliness

    Contributed by Ron Freeman, Evangelist on Dec 8, 2015
    based on 16 ratings
     | 4,071 views

    To establish that the “mystery of godliness” is manifested in the church through its saints, its foundation and its founder the only begotten Son of God. This lesson deals with the “truth which is after godliness.”

    INTRODUCTION Outline. 1. Regarding the Christian's Behavior 2. Regarding the Church's Buttress 3. Regarding Christ the Only-Begotten Remarks. 1. In this lesson today we are going to be discussing a portion of Paul's first letter to Timothy. This letter has been described by biblical ...read more

  • Come-Help-Us

    Contributed by Rick Brown on Jul 20, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,254 views

    BILL HYBELS SAID “THE WORK OF THE CHURCH AROUND ME KILLS THE WORK OF GOD IN ME.” HOW TRUE THAT IS. IN THE MODERN AMERICAN CHURCH WE SO OFTEN FORGET ABOUT THE SIMPLICITY OF WHAT OUR WORK AS CHRISTIANS IS ALL ABOUT. THAT WORK IS TO BRING ETERNAL GLORY TO

    COME – HELP- US ACTS 16:6-10 INTRO: BILL HYBELS SAID “THE WORK OF THE CHURCH AROUND ME KILLS THE WORK OF GOD IN ME.” HOW TRUE THAT IS. IN THE MODERN AMERICAN CHURCH WE SO OFTEN FORGET ABOUT THE SIMPLICITY OF WHAT OUR WORK AS CHRISTIANS IS ALL ABOUT. THAT WORK IS TO BRING ETERNAL GLORY TO ...read more

  • Possessing Your Possessions

    Contributed by Farinu Ademola on Dec 10, 2006
    based on 68 ratings
     | 73,195 views

    Your rights as a child of Godis to be in health,body, soul and spirit. Take hold of what belong to you else the enemy will steal it or rob you of your inheritance.

    POSSESSING YOUR POSSESSION Jesus desires for you is revealed in this sermon. He is a great God, a merciful High priest and a benevolent God. Accepting Jesus in to your heart today is better than signing a trillion dollars into your account. Nothing in this world can be compared to what Jesus ...read more

  • Marks Of Maturity (Part 3) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Short on Oct 13, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,314 views

    Paul provides signposts on the road to spiritual maturity.

    Marks of Maturity (Part 3) Ephesians 4:14 Ted Williams, who died in 2002 was arguably the best hitter baseball has ever known. He was the last baseball player to hit better than .400 in a season. Upon his death George Will said in his column "There is no joy in Red Sox nation, a.k.a. New ...read more

  • Contend , Construct And Confess But Never Compromise.

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Mar 15, 2007
    based on 28 ratings
     | 5,760 views

    This sermon is an insight into the letter of Jude with a call to contend, construct and confess the faith in the light of those who are compromising the faith.

    Contending for the faith from the book of Jude. Background: Jude brother of James-half brother of Jesus early Church leader.Probably written around A.D.65. Reason: The book of Jude was written to exhort believers to contend for the faith against those from within who were disputing, ...read more

  • The Power Of A Tower

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Jan 25, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,437 views

    This message gives life lessons found in the story of the tower of babel. I show how the power of pride, unity and communication where in a group of people and how it shaped history. It was also the introcution to my message on the Anti Christ.

    Title: The Power Of A Tower Text: Gen 11:1-9 Pray!!! Read Text!!! Introduction: Anyone who travels to Edinburgh, Scotland will find Edinburgh castle a tower of seemingly insurmountable strength. But the truth is that the castle was once actually captured. The fortress had an obvious ...read more

  • Live And Let Live (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Jan 9, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,561 views

    Jesus offers community as a corrective to individualism.

    LIVE AND LET LIVE (PART 1) Mark 3:1-6 Sermon #5 of “Ten Cultural Myths that Drive America” Special Note: A singer is used repeatedly throughout the sermon to sing the six verses of “The Servant Song” (Hymn #679 in the Nazarene Hymnal). At the conclusion the congregation read responsive ...read more

  • Counting The Cost Of Discipleship

    Contributed by John White on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,733 views

    Exploring what it means to be a true disciple in today’s world.

    COUNTING THE COST OF TRUE DISCIPLESHIP Luke 14:25-35 In this parable Jesus is illustrating one very simple and obvious basic truth: His disciples may have to pay a price. It may cost you if you commit yourself to believe, receive and serve the Lord Jesus Christ. It not only, may, but ...read more

  • Astonished Series

    Contributed by Todd Stiles on Jun 5, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,978 views

    Understand what prompted Paul to write the book of Galatians and how his words affect us today.

    “Astonished!” Galatians 1:1-9 INTRO: Have you ever experienced the frustration and shock of finding out that something you felt was very clear and plain had become muddied, confusing, even forgotten? As a kid, my mom would often ask me rhetorically, “Do I have to draw you a picture?” And ...read more

  • An Astonishing Gospel Series

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Nov 26, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,509 views

    I preach expository messages, and this is the 24th in my series on the Book of Acts.

    “An Astonishing Gospel” Acts 13:4-12 November 18, 2007 Last week, we considered the critical role of the local church in sending out two men, Barnabas and Saul, for the work God had prepared for them. Here, in our passage today, we see reiterated the other absolute essential for ...read more

  • Take A Stand For Jesus Series

    Contributed by Darryl Klassen on Nov 4, 2008
    based on 5 ratings
     | 17,639 views

    In a world that is hostile to the message of Jesus, do we dare to stand for him whatever the cost?

    TAKE A STAND FOR JESUS Taking a stand on any issue requires conviction. You have to believe that what you are standing firm on is somehow the most righteous position you can think of. Without this conviction you will be swayed by persuasive argument to give up your position, or at least to see ...read more

  • 2 John: Walking In The Truth Series

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jul 20, 2006
    based on 49 ratings
     | 22,264 views

    The key word of 2nd John is truth. The message of the thirteen verses is simple: Followers of Jesus have three responsibilities to the truth. We must know the truth. We must walk in the truth. We must protect the truth. These still apply today. Let’s

    Through the New Testament 2006 Walking in the Truth 2 John Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: Some of you will remember the scene from the movie “A Few Good Men.” The 1992 film stared Tom Cruise as a rookie military lawyer who ...read more

  • When Christians Disagree Series

    Contributed by Ben Mandrell on Aug 3, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,018 views

    Let the people of God be together,one heart and one mind.

    Note: This is the sermon manuscript that Ben carried into the pulpit. Feel free to use it in any way to advance the kingdom of God. Christianity 101: When Christians Disagree Romans 14 Englewood Baptist Church Sunday Morning, July 13, 2008 We have been working our way through the book ...read more