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  • The Mourning Shall Be Comforted Series

    Contributed by J. Richard Lord, Jr. on Mar 18, 2002
    based on 61 ratings
     | 2,570 views

    How Jesus comforts us and teaches us to cope with the "losses" of life.

    (Sermon #4 of the Sermon on the Mount Series) J. Richard Lord, Jr. Parkview Church of the Nazarene The Mourning Shall Be Comforted Matthew 5:4 It is a fact of life that at some point in our lifetime we will be faced with loss. Loss of jobs, loss of property, loss of loved ones, even ...read more

  • Our Seasons Of Grief

    Contributed by Ryan Sato on Dec 12, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 6,576 views

    Here we try to understand how David coped with the loss of his best friend Jonathan. Through David’s reactions we are challenged to embrace our seasons of grief in ways that would show that we are relying on God rather than relying on ourselves.

    Opener: This week we reflect on David’s real life struggle with grief. With last week’s teaching on fear, and this week’s text focussed on the theme of grief it seems like we’re wading through some heavy waters aren’t we? But this is good for us. Because I firmly believe that we (as ...read more

  • #1 Exclusive Faith Series

    Contributed by Norris Harris I on Jan 24, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,625 views

    The issue our text addresses is that it insists that Faith in Jesus Christ Excludes Every Other Option. For the fact of the matter is that, for the most part, we only turn to Jesus when we have ran out of options: He’s usually our last option.

    One of the greatest affronts to the majesty of the Master occurs when we ask His help in prayer, and then rely on Something or Someone else in addition. We have this tenacious tendency of using this Jesus/And strategy; Jesus/And… my money, my medicine, my doctor, my parents, my spouse, my friends, ...read more

  • Funeral Message For Gayle Pearson

    Contributed by James May on Sep 19, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,949 views

    Funeral message and graveside statements for a 54 year old man who had a heart attack.

    Funeral Message for Gayle Pearson September 19, 2006 We are here to honor the life of Lawrence Gayle Pearson. As I have listened to the eulogy and the letter written by his children, and I have spoken with some of the family members, I have come to know that Gayle was not always what he ...read more

  • 5 Answers To Prayer

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Sep 19, 2003
    based on 52 ratings
     | 3,556 views

    There is no such thing as "unanswered" prayer, but God sometimes responds in ways we don’t expect.

    “5 Answers to Prayer” -Pastor Bob Leroe, Cliftondale Congregational Church, Saugus, Massachusetts (Note: The outline for this message came from an article in the Christian Reader Jan/Feb 02 issue) We pray, and God answers. Every time. But sometimes we wonder if God is really listening. ...read more

  • The Third Time

    Contributed by Jim Kane on May 6, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,627 views

    We are significant in Christ because we have been created to be significant.

    Several years ago a professor at a New England college, loved by students and alumni, adopted a plan to help discouraged students. Whenever he noticed a discouraged student, he made it a point of giving that student a better mark than what he really deserved and of seeing that others in the class ...read more

  • One Hundred And Fifty-Three Fish

    Contributed by Neil Stich on Apr 20, 2012
    based on 18 ratings
     | 12,963 views

    A change in how we do ministry can bring results we never expected.

    ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY-THREE FISH John 21: 1 – 14 We are creatures of Habit or Habits. We tend to do the same things over and over again because they are what we are used to doing--- it feels comfortable--- and many of us do not like CHANGE… Oh, we may try something ...read more

  • Fruit Of Living For Christ

    Contributed by Lonnie Erwin on Oct 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 896 views

    A life that produces fruit glorifies the Father through Jesus Christ

    Life Link 10/14/2007 Fruit of Living for Christ John 15:1-8 ( The Vine and the Branches ) "I am the true vine, and My Father is the vineyard keeper. 2 Every branch in Me that does not produce fruit He removes, and He prunes every branch that produces fruit so that it will produce more ...read more

  • To Rome, With Love Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Feb 7, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 6,627 views

    In this sermon we notice five divine privileges that belong to all Christians.

    Scripture Today we come to the end of Paul’s introduction in his letter to the Romans. Paul used the ancient format of beginning his letter with the sender’s name, followed by a brief summary of the gospel, then the recipient’s name, and a greeting. Today, we are going to look at the recipients ...read more

  • Storms Happen Series

    Contributed by Greg Hanson on Apr 14, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,250 views

    We all face times of turmoil in life. Here are five keys to surviving these storms.

    In the early morning hours of September 29, the storm hit. Hurricane Juan made landfall in Nova Scotia as a category 2 hurricane with sustained wind speeds of 158 km/h and gusts up to 185 km/h. About three hours later, the storm hit PEI. By then it had weakened to a category 1 hurricane, and was ...read more

  • "Is Not This The Carpenter?” Series

    Contributed by Terry Costaris on Oct 17, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 4,577 views

    “Is Not This The Carpenter?” The Significance and Blessings of Jesus’ Pre-Public Ministry, Mark 6: 1 – 6 by Pastor Thorold Marsaw Shenstone Memorial Baptist Church Brantford, Ontario Canada Beloved, it is a fact that by far the greatest portion

    “Is Not This The Carpenter?” The Significance and Blessings of Jesus’ Pre-Public Ministry, Mark 6: 1 – 6 by Pastor Thorold Marsaw Shenstone Memorial Baptist Church Brantford, Ontario Canada (519) 756-2870 Please Read the Following Scripture Before Viewing the Sermon Mark 6:1-6 (New ...read more

  • More Proverbial Wisdom

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 23, 2004
    based on 125 ratings
     | 3,527 views

    1- Fear not 2- Withhold not

    INTRO.- More American proverbs, sayings, or quips and quotes. - Honeymoon: the period between “I do” and “you’d better.” - Marriage begins when you sink in his arms and ends with your arms in the sink. - It takes two to make a marriage – a single girl and an anxious mother. - The greatest ...read more

  • The Knowledge That Changes Everything Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Sep 5, 2002
    based on 150 ratings
     | 15,303 views

    Three things Christians know that empower them to face horrible suffering with courage and hope.

    Note: This sermon was introduced with a video clip from the North American Missions Board of the Southern Baptists called "Where Were You?" Where were you? I can still remember exactly where I was when I first heard the news on the radio about the World Trade Center. I was taking my oldest son ...read more

  • Holiday Expectations: Don't Take That Exit Series

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Nov 22, 2004
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,573 views

    God wants to change our view of what a great Christmas is really about.

    Life in the Fast Lane Holiday Expectations: Don’t Take That Exit! Proverbs 15:16-17 Woodlawn Baptist Church November 21, 2004 Introduction Before we get started this morning I want to take a minute to thank all of you for praying for me as I preached at this week’s state meeting. We had a ...read more

  • The Way Of Love

    Contributed by David Rigg on Nov 10, 2007
     | 1,710 views

    This sermon shows us how love does some wonderful things in our lives

    "THE WAY OF LOVE!" GENESIS 29:16-30 16 And Laban had two daughters: the name of the elder was Leah, and the name of the younger was Rachel. 17 Leah was tender eyed; but Rachel was beautiful and well favoured. 18 And Jacob loved Rachel; and said, I will serve thee seven years for Rachel ...read more