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  • Lesson 10: To Abstain From Sexual Immorality Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Aug 20, 2018
     | 962 views

    The apostle believed that there were certain subjects and doctrines in which they needed further guidance and instruction. Chief among these was the misunderstanding that had arisen concerning the second coming of the Lord Jesus.

    7/8/18 Tom Lowe Lesson 10: To Abstain From Sexual Immorality (1Thessalonians 4:3-8) Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8 (NIV) 3 It is God’s will that you should be sanctified: that you should avoid sexual immorality; 4 that each of you should learn to control your own body in a way that is ...read more

  • Strive For Excellence In Pleasing God

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 70 ratings
     | 2,703 views

    GROWING DISCIPLES MUST STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE IN PLEASING GOD A.

    GROWING DISCIPLES MUST STRIVE FOR EXCELLENCE IN PLEASING GOD A. Our Present Level of Obedience Should Be the Foundation For Striving For Excellence in Pleasing God (:1-2) (rather than the excuse for settling for mediocrity or the mountaintop for sliding to the valley) 1. Growing Disciples ...read more

  • Practicing The Blessed Hope

    Contributed by Larry Kettle on Dec 13, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 772 views

    This is a sermon that is meant to make the listener think about their biblical responsibility to actively look for Christ to come.

    “Practicing the Blessed Hope” 1 Thessalonians 4 Introduction A. What is the value of hope? 1. Hope cannot be imprisoned by maximum security. 2. Hope cannot be invalidated by propaganda. 3. Hope is only invigorated by persecution. 4. The value of hope has been measured in the eyes of martyrs, ...read more

  • Living To Please Our God

    Contributed by Dan Santiago on Oct 17, 2013
     | 4,624 views

    This sermons says that Christians should live a life that pleases God.

    LIVING TO PLEASE OUR GOD 1 Thessalonians 4:1-12 ILLUSTRATION A brilliant young concert pianist was performing for the first time in public. The audience sat enthralled as beautiful music flowed from his disciplined fingers. The people could hardly take their eyes off this young virtuoso. As the ...read more

  • The Beast Enemy - In - A - Me

    Contributed by Gregory Thomas on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 86 ratings
     | 1,935 views

    THIS IS A SERMON THAT ADDRESSES THE ISSUES OF FORNICATION AND ADULTERY THAT WE SO READILY ACCEPT AMONGST OUR BELIEVERS,FURTHERMORE, WE ALLOW THESE INDIVISUALS TO HOLD OFFICES IN OUR CHURCHES WITH NO DISCIPLINE FOR THEIR LIFESTYLES.

    THE BEAST ENEMY IN - A - ME THROUGH THIS GOD GIVEN MESSAGE I WANT TO SHOW HOW PAUL IS WRITING THIS EPISTLE OF CHRISTIAN FREEDOM TO A PEOPLE WHO WERE WILLING TO GIVE UP THE PRICELESS LIBERTY THEY POSESSED IN CHRIST FOR A LIE . PAUL WRITES THIS EPISTLE IN A TIMELY MANNER BECAUSE THE ...read more

  • Sanctification...does That Compute?

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Jun 18, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 2,215 views

    A sermon comparing the spyware problem on a computer with the sin-problem in the life of a person.

    Introduction 1. On Friday, Pastor Debbie was having trouble with her computer… • And she asked me to help… • With our new Helping Hands Ministry… • I had planned to sign on to help with computer problems… • So, I guess this was my first call for help!... • In any event, what I found when I ...read more

  • Exercise - Physical And Spiritual

    Contributed by Stephen Belokur on Apr 25, 2013
     | 4,328 views

    America is crazy with physical fitness and wellness in this life, but, what about fitness for a godly life here on earth and the continuation after death?

    What a crazy week this has been! The terrorist bombing in Boston during the Boston Marathon leaving 3 dead and nearly 200 injured. The fertilizer plant explosion in the town of West, TX. Up to 15 dead and an unknown number injured. In the past week there have been as many as four earthquakes ...read more

  • "The Goal Of Christianity"

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Apr 18, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 5,017 views

    Salvation is not the goal of Christianity, not is Entire Sanctification. Both are critical steps to obtaining the goal. But the goal of Christ and Christianity is Christlikeness

    “The Goal of Christianity” April 22, 2012 Romans 8:28-30 “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that he ...read more

  • How To Affair Proof Your Marriage!

    Contributed by Jim Mccutchen on Jan 24, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,493 views

    EVER GRIN AT SIN! Maintaining purity means maintaining the capacity to be shocked by sin. Joseph did not say, well let’s talk about this for a while. He did not say, well Potiphers wife, I am really not in the mood. He said, How can I do this wicked thing and sin against my God.

    HOW TO AFFAIR PROOF YOUR MARRIAGE! We are bombarded with the subtle attempts of our culture to get you to soften your guard. •Just go to your local theater and watch the silver screen and all you have to do is cut away at the heart pounding music and the suave acting along with the ...read more

  • Something More

    Contributed by Andy Grossman on Mar 14, 2014
     | 4,360 views

    Shares how we may need something more than we now may be experiencing and how to get it.

    “Something More” March 16, 2014 1 Thessalonians 1:1-10 Paul, Silas and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ, Grace and peace to you. 2 We always thank God for all of you and continually mention you in our prayers. 3 We remember ...read more

  • A Visit To Peter's House.

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on Nov 17, 2016
     | 2,556 views

    Jesus sees Peter's mother-in-law sick when He had entered Peter's Home. Jesus had compassion on here and healed her.

    I. Introduction A. Here after having taught the disciples the sermon on the mount, Jesus pays a visit to Peter’s home 1. And as He entered the house He saw Peter’s mother-in-law lying sick a. Now the Bible says sick with a fever. b. Where she had a fever or not is not that ...read more

  • Faithfully Yours

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Aug 5, 2006
    based on 1 rating
     | 784 views

    Adultery is a perversion of the faithfulness God intended to illustrate through marriage.

    Title: Faithfully Yours Text: Exodus 20:14; Hosea FCF: Adultery is a perversion of the faithfulness God intended to illustrate through marriage. Intro: You don’t need to know this man’s identity, but you need to understand the impact his choices made on his family. The man had been married ...read more

  • How The Church Must Live According To The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 7, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,781 views

    We’re to please God, not ourselves and we’re to love one another; to seek their welfare above our own. The Christian life is always one of growth, of ongoing training, as we press on towards the goal of eternal life.

    I think Christians often struggle with knowing how to respond to the pressures we feel to lower our standards of behaviour. And there are two extremes that we come across among Christians. One extreme thinks we should forget those old fashioned mores and get with the times: after all, this is a new ...read more

  • Oops I Didn't Know We Couldn't Talk About... Sex Series

    Contributed by Brian Moon on Mar 29, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 4,514 views

    Part 1 of this life-changing series that will show you how to "Break Free" from the junk of the world.

    “Oops I Didn’t Know We Couldn’t Talk About… Sex” Breaking Free from Sexual Pressure Brian A. Moon How’s everybody doing tonight? I hope you are doing good and that you all had a great week because tonight we are going to talk about something that some of you might not have ever heard even ...read more

  • Cohabitation- Building A Relationship On A Shaky Foundation. Series

    Contributed by David Mcclain on Jul 22, 2018
     | 1,103 views

    Building a healthy lasting relationship requires both parties to commit to a permanent covenant relationship with God and others.

    OPENING SENTENCE: Back in my UPS days one of the workers who worked across the belt from me as we loaded package cars was a guy named Gary. INTRODUCTION: Somehow we got on the topic of marriage and he told us that he saw no need for marriage or at least the publically recognized covenant we ...read more