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  • Contending For Truth

    Contributed by John Mccormack on Jan 24, 2013
     | 1,277 views

    BELIEVERS MUST CONTEND FOR THE FAITH!

    CONTENDING FOR TRUTH INTRODUCTION: JUDE WAS LIKELY THE HALF-BROTHER OF JESUS, ALTHOUGH NOT ALL SCHOLARS AGREE. HE INSTRUCTS BELIEVERS TO DEFEND THE FAITH, REFUTING FALSE TEACHERS. MOST SCHOLARS DATE THE LETTER AROUND A.D. 60-62. SPIRITUAL INSIGHT: JUDE 1:3 “BELOVED, WHILE I ...read more

  • What To Do With God’s Word

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Sep 7, 2015
     | 1,758 views

    A church split could have occurred in the Jerusalem church, but it didn't. That's the background of Acts 11:1-21. But a subtext is the role the Word of God played in the entire passage. Thats the subject of this passage.

    What to Do with God’s Word TEXT: Acts 11:1-21 – “And the apostles and brethren that were in Judaea heard that the Gentiles had also received the word of God. 2 And when Peter was come up to Jerusalem, they that were of the circumcision contended with him, 3 Saying, Thou wentest ...read more

  • The Call To Contend Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Apr 24, 2010
    based on 13 ratings
     | 8,414 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

  • Contending Or Surrendering

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on May 30, 2011
    based on 14 ratings
     | 6,561 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.

  • True Seekers - Conviction Series

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jun 28, 2010
     | 2,503 views

    A man of conviction is one who is determined to respond to God's call, who trust His call and who is faithul to His call, no matter what.

    A true seeker of God is a person of character. • WHO we are on the inside is more important than how we impress others on the outside. • Character is a CHOICE we make, to do the little things that please God. • Each time we obey Him we are moulding ourselves into His ...read more

  • Come-Help-Us

    Contributed by Rick Brown on Jul 20, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,328 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

  • Grace Trumps Obedience

    Contributed by Sheryln Miller on Jul 5, 2017
     | 1,151 views

    This message discusses "No Lordship Salvation". Is it possible to accept Jesus as Savior and deny Him as Lord and still enter into the kingdom?

    The other day I heard someone quoting John 13:34, then he said, "grace trumps obedience." He said grace trumps obedience, because Jesus gave us a new commandment and that commandment is to love one another." The only thing Jesus told us to do is love one another (do nice things for each other) and ...read more

  • Jude Series

    Contributed by David Taylor on Mar 20, 2014
     | 3,188 views

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    Jude Author The author is Jude, the brother of James and half brother of Jesus. It is interesting that he does not say anything about his earthly relationship to Jesus just the spiritual one, a servant. Occasion He wanted to write a doctrinal treatise on the faith but felt compelled to ...read more

  • Marks Of Maturity (Part 3) Series

    Contributed by Kevin Short on Oct 13, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 4,531 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

  • The Power Of A Tower

    Contributed by Dana Visneskie on Jan 22, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,609 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

  • The Deity Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Mark Connelly on Aug 24, 2011
     | 2,657 views

    There is biblical truth worth contending for. Doctrine matters.

    Stories to Tell We all have heroes and we all tell stories. We pass down family stories. We look through photo albums and tell the stories. In school we learn the stories of our forefathers. We are story tellers, all of us. And from those stories come our heroes. For the next 4 weeks I’m going ...read more

  • Live And Let Live (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Jan 9, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,837 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 8, 2005
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,008 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 4, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,136 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

  • Why The Confusion? Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Aug 17, 2016
     | 1,413 views

    A study of Job 25: 1 – 6

    Job 25: 1 – 6 Why the Confusion? 1 Then Bildad the Shuhite answered and said: 2 “Dominion and fear belong to Him; He makes peace in His high places. 3 Is there any number to His armies? Upon whom does His light not rise? 4 How then can man be righteous before God? Or how can he be ...read more