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  • The Contest

    Contributed by Dr. C. David White on Mar 25, 2002
    based on 5 ratings
     | 633 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 Oct 18, 2000
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,666 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
     | 2,060 views

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

    Sunday Morning August 16, 2009 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: Pot Holes [#7] POPULARITY CONTEST 1 Samuel 16:1-13 Introduction: Have you ever been driving down the road and watched a car load of boys or girls showing off? It seems like often times they are in a ...read more

  • Rock Throwing Contest!

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Sep 7, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,381 views

    They were more concerned about the sin, Jesus was more concerned about the sinner! They were more worried about the sin, Jesus was more worried about the sinner!

    John 8:1-11-1-But Jesus went to the Mount of Olives. 2-Now early in the morning He came again into the temple, and all the people came to Him; and He sat down and taught them. 3-Then the scribes and Pharisees brought to Him a woman caught in adultery. And when they had set her in the midst, ...read more

  • No Contest: God Is Greater Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Jan 21, 2013
     | 3,445 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 Jul 13, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,490 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 Never-Ending Contest - Part 2 Series

    Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Jan 15, 2019
     | 61 views

    This is the secnod of a two part message.

    This is part two, and the last one, of the message “The Never-ending Contest”. In the first message, I said for many Christians standing for the Lord day after day, month after month, and year after year is very difficult. And it’s due primarily because they don’t have a true biblical foundation on ...read more

  • The Never-Ending Contest - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Barry O Johnson on Jan 15, 2019
     | 153 views

    For many Chrisitans standing for the Lord day after day, month after month, and year after year can be frustrating because of the enemy’s constant attacks. We have to come to the place of accepting this as our way of life.

  • "The Most Rad Beauty Contest Ever!"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Aug 20, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,923 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 Contest On Mount Carmel; A Biblical Model For Revival

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Mar 27, 2002
    based on 274 ratings
     | 47,163 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 Personal Passover

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Dec 25, 2005
    based on 165 ratings
     | 25,145 views

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

    Exo. 12:21-31 “Then Moses called for all the elders of Israel, and said unto them, Draw out and take you a lamb according to your families, and kill the passover. And ye shall take a bunch of hyssop, and dip it in the blood that is in the bason, and strike the lintel and the two side posts ...read more

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

    Contributed by Steven Mccomas on Dec 27, 2005
     | 1,284 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 5, 2006
    based on 26 ratings
     | 10,910 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
     | 1,796 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

  • Showdown! Series

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Oct 20, 2013
     | 1,333 views

    The decisive, dramatic contest atop Mount Carmel, that compels us to determine who we will serve.

    Elijah has been called “the iron prophet.” After a three-year absence, he appears before Ahab; was he finally going to end the drought? The dry spell was indeed about to end, but first it must be established with no doubt as to who is God. The king accuses the prophet of ...read more