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  • The Ascension Of Our Lord Jesus Christ

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 20, 2000
    based on 630 ratings
     | 121,323 views

    Seeks to expound the Ascension in its Historical, Spiritual and Practical context

    THE ASCENSION OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST If you had looked at your diary last Thursday (that would have been six weeks after Easter) you might have seen the heading "Ascension Day", but then it might not be there because Ascension Day is one of the neglected feast days of the Christian church. ...read more

  • Stewardship - God's Economic Plan

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 10, 2001
    based on 407 ratings
     | 17,542 views

    A great mistake when we talk about money in the church is that we often do it in the context of a special appeal or a crisis situation.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. I’m going to read 1 Timothy 6:17-19 this morning. And the subject of this sermon is "God’s economic plan." I’m not going to talk about the world’s economic plan because you hear about that every day. You ...read more

  • How To Share Your Faith Without Being A Jerk Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Mar 8, 2001
    based on 203 ratings
     | 20,032 views

    Four important principles for sharing our faith in Jesus without being obnoxious about it in a postmodern context.

  • A Good Minister Of Jesus Christ

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,006 views

    Intro.: 1. In your opinion, what makes for a good preacher? a. Probably get as many answers as responses! b. Fortunately, we can turn to Scripture to answer this (1 Tim. 4:6). 2. Here Paul uses the phrase, "A good minister of Jesus Christ." a. Way to do this: "Put the brethren in ...read more

  • Why Jesus Concentrated On Only Twelve Disciples

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 115 ratings
     | 7,698 views

    In a world where bigger is usually assorted with better, it seems that Jesus might be considered a failure by today's standards. After all, the Lord spent most of His time with only twelve disciples, one of whom betrayed Him. However, Jesus knew that by concentrating on twelve disciples He would ...read more

  • The 'rest' Of The Week! Series

    Contributed by Dennis Marquardt on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 224 ratings
     | 16,153 views

    #4 in 10 Commandment Series

    #4 “THE REST OF THE WEEK!” TEXTS: Exodus 20:8-11; Genesis 2:15; Nehemiah 13:15-22 INTRO: Of the 10 commandments this is the one taken most lightly by both Christians and non Christians. Against the other commandments like, “Thou shall not kill”, “Thou shall not steal”, and “Do not commit ...read more

  • The Critical Spirit

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on May 31, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 9,569 views

    An Expository Sermon on Luke 6:37-42 about the Christian showing a compassionate attitude rather than a critacal attitude.

    The Critical Spirit Pastor Larry Sarver New Life in Christ 1633 SW 34th St. Palm City, FL 34990 561-283-9426 pastorsarver@yahoo.com www.palmcitynewlife.org Illustration: Guilty as sin! It happened just a few years ago. The banks in New Jersey had been robbed systematically, one after ...read more

  • Balancing Instructions To Husbands

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,600 views

    THE WIFE'S PRIVILEGED STATUS ENTITLES HER TO SPECIAL CONSIDERATION FROM HER HUSBAND INTRODUCTION: There are all sorts of Entitlement Programs in the United States today. Most of them Welfare programs based on meeting certain criteria - people are entitled to receive certain benefits. We ...read more

  • Satisfaction Guaranteed! Series

    Contributed by Dennis Marquardt on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 137 ratings
     | 8,573 views

    #10 in 10 Commandment Series

    #10 “SATISFACTION GUARANTEED” TEXT: Ex. 20:17; Rom. 7:7-8; I Kings 21:1-16; Philip. 4:4-19 INTRO: The last commandment is the lynch pin of the 10, the previous 9 commandments all have a strong overt element to them, they are actions observed, but, this final commandment strikes at the ...read more

  • A New Way Of Relating - Mutual Submission Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 75 ratings
     | 5,617 views

    The key to relating in God’s church is mutual submission. This aaplies to everyone in the church, young and old, male and female.

    We come today to one of those difficult passages, that most preachers would prefer to avoid if at all possible. What we find here isn’t particularly popular in today’s world. Ours is an age of liberation. The idea of submission to authority is at variance with modern ideas of permissiveness and ...read more

  • The House On The Rock

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 575 ratings
     | 18,188 views

    Thesis: Only a life built on Jesus Christ will endure. Intro.: Opening Illust. In 1174 the Italian architect Bonnano Pisano began work on what would become his most famous project: A separately standing bell tower for the Cathedral of the city of Pisa. The tower was to be eight-stories and ...read more

  • The God Who Is Supreme

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 26 ratings
     | 1,140 views

    III. THE GOD WHO IS SUPREME IN SAVING POWER DESERVES OUR UNSWERVING LOYALTY DESPITE THE PRESSURE OF INTENSE PERSECUTION (CHAP. 3) Background: Daniel and his friends were in a pagan environment that was hostile towards the worship of the true God. They faced the dilemma of remaining faithful to ...read more

  • Temporary Defeat

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 34 ratings
     | 4,048 views

    GOD SOMETIMES GIVES TEMPORARY DEFEAT TO SET THE STAGE FOR MAGNIFYING HIS GLORY THRU DELIVERANCE

    BIG IDEA: GOD SOMETIMES GIVES TEMPORARY DEFEAT TO SET THE STAGE FOR MAGNIFYING HIS GLORY THRU DELIVERANCE INTRODUCTION: Israelite patriot being trampled over and seemingly ignored by God; Tone: mingling of faith and sorrow God’s might as shown in deeds both of mercy and justice should be ...read more

  • Moral Issues: Fornication Series

    Contributed by Rob Harbison on May 10, 2001
    based on 294 ratings
     | 14,379 views

    Fornication is not just a sin against another person, it is also a sin against ourselves.

    INTRO: To most people, the word “fornication” means very little. They never hear the word used unless spoken by a preacher, or they stumble across it in the Bible. Therefore, preaching about fornication sometimes does little good because people think we are talking about some other kind of deviant ...read more

  • How To Help People Improve Their Listening Skills

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 87 ratings
     | 4,375 views

    Listening is one of the finest ways to show people how much we love them. Love is patient and kind.

    "Let everyone be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to become angry." (James 1:19) Illustration:Two psychiatrists meet at their 20th college reunion. One is vibrant, while the other looks withered and worried. "So what’s your secret?" the older looking psychiatrist asks. "Listening to other ...read more