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  • The Contest

    Contributed by Dr. C. David White on Apr 2, 2002
    based on 5 ratings
     | 577 views

    The Christian life is not a sprint it is a marathon.

    Running Life’s Race – To Win The boy had many questions. Most of the questions had to do with these Saints. “Why are they called Saints?” “How do you get to be a Saint?” As it is for many children, the answers to the questions were just not enough. Soon the questions ended, and they boy just sat ...read more

  • No Contest Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jun 20, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,502 views

    REBELLIOUS WORLD LEADERS MUST BOW DOWN BEFORE GOD’S ANOINTED RULER OR BE BROKEN BY GOD’S WRATH

    BIG IDEA: REBELLIOUS WORLD LEADERS MUST BOW DOWN BEFORE GOD’S ANOINTED RULER OR BE BROKEN BY GOD’S WRATH Note: It is important to determine who is speaking in each section I. (:1-3) THE FUTILITY OF FIGHTING AGAINST THE RULE OF GOD -- FORGET IT! A. (:1) It Doesn’t Make any Sense "Why are ...read more

  • Popularity Contest Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Aug 18, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,861 views

    This is the 7th sermon in the series "Pot Holes". Who are you trying to please?

  • No Contest: God Is Greater Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 21, 2013
     | 3,207 views

    God’s assurance that he cares is not enough. We must also have a God who can do what he pledges to do.

    No Contest: God is Greater (Isaiah 40:12-26) 1. You never know what is going to happen in life. For example, on Friday: Kokomo — A 12-year-old boy suffered serious injuries early Friday when he was hit by a vehicle at Berkley Road and Columbus Boulevard. The boy, whose name was not ...read more

  • The Contest On Mount Carmel

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Sep 9, 2018
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,907 views

    Prevarication is not an option!

    THE CONTEST ON MOUNT CARMEL 1 Kings 18:20-39 The prophet Elijah is nothing if not bold in his confrontation with King Ahab. The king accused Elijah of being “he that troubles Israel” (1 Kings 18:17). The prophet’s retort was rather to accuse Ahab and his family of troubling ...read more

  • The Contest On Mount Carmel; A Biblical Model For Revival

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 274 ratings
     | 46,413 views

    A biblical model for revival, from 1 Kings 18

    THE CONTEST ON MOUNT CARMEL; MODEL FOR A BIBLICAL REVIVAL Elijah was driven with a passion that his apostate nation return to God. The contest on Mount Carmel provides a biblical model for revival both for us and for our nation. There are 9 elements of the contest on Mount Carmel in 1 Kings ...read more

  • "The Most Rad Beauty Contest Ever!"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Aug 20, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,840 views

    A life dedicated to God is a beautiful thing.

    Romans 12:1-8 “The Most Rad Beauty Pageant Ever!” By: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, Soddy Daisy, TN www.graceumcsd.org I was spending some time with our son Ben last summer—having some “guy talk.” So, of course, we were talking about girls. Anyhow, Ben ...read more

  • The Personal Passover

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Dec 28, 2005
    based on 165 ratings
     | 23,954 views

    There is no power that can contest with the power of prayer.

  • Narnia: Merry Christmas! Long Live The True King!

    Contributed by Steven Mccomas on Jan 2, 2006
     | 1,141 views

    Christmas Eve sermon entered for Narnia contest.

    In the allegorical tale TheLion, The Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, Lucy, Peter, Edmund and Susan are sent to live with a Professor in the country in order to be safe from the air raids on London during WW II. One rainy day while playing hide and seek Lucy hides in a wardrobe. After going ...read more

  • Run To Win Series

    Contributed by Don Jaques on Jul 12, 2006
    based on 26 ratings
     | 10,156 views

    All Christians should discipline themselves spiritually like athletes training for a contest.

    In business, school, athletics, you name it – those who succeed are those who discipline themselves to perform the tasks that are necessary for success. And the same is true in our spiritual lives. Although we celebrate the fact that our salvation is not something we can earn – it’s important for ...read more

  • Going For 'the Gold'

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Aug 9, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,711 views

    Are you in the fight as a contestant, or are you on the sidelines as an observer? The contestant pursues for the prize (Gold medal) whereas the observer just watches others receiving the prize but himself / herself doesn’t attain anything.

    Opening illustration: Show a video of 2 events during the 2012 World Olympic in London. Do you ever consider the Christian walk to be difficult, like it is always an uphill climb? Maybe you’re doing okay, but does there still seem a long way to go? Perhaps you have even become weary and ...read more

  • The Greatest Mission

    Contributed by Russell Brownworth on Dec 10, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
     | 829 views

    From the CONTEST in Eden to the CONQUEST of Armageddon God’s plan is missions -- reaching people with the Good News.

    THE PASTOR’S POINTS sermon ministry of CEDAR LODGE BAPTIST CHURCH Thomasville, NC Genesis 3:15, John 3:16-17, Revelation 16-21 December 7, 2003 All the history of man, including his future, can be summed up by the two ends of our texts. In the beginning there was a Contest in the Garden; ...read more

  • David And Goliath

    Contributed by Ian Lyall on Oct 3, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,452 views

    The contest between David and Goliath is a type of the battle between the Believer and Satan. David was prepared to go out on a limb for God. Are we?

    We all know well the story of David and Goliath; it’s one we grew up with from Sunday School. It’s a story which catches a popular vein. It’s the story of the underdog winning, winning against the seeming odds. We probably all have some feeling for the underdog, say in a sporting event, and enjoy ...read more

  • Super Bowl Zero

    Contributed by James May on Feb 5, 2007
    based on 25 ratings
     | 21,675 views

    This message was preached on Super Bowl Sunday and emphasizes the fact that there is a much greater contest going on in the realm of the Spirit.

    Super Bowl Zero By Pastor Jim This evening there are over 70,000 fanatics sitting in the seats of the arena where a contest is underway to determine the annual Super Bowl Champion. As of this morning, the only tickets that could be found were in the end zone and most were in the upper level ...read more

  • Last Words

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,932 views

    The closing benediction of Jude is the Bible’s last words before the grand finale. These are the Coach’s finaly rallying cry before the Ultimate Contest.

    Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Last Words Before The Big Game Jude 24-25 To him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before his glorious presence without fault and with great joy—to the only God our Savior be glory, ...read more