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  • The Word Of The Cross Is Foolish

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on Jan 23, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,839 views

    That the Son of God should die on a cross is pure foolishness to many people. But for Christians, it is the sign of the power of God.

    The Word of the Cross is Foolish I Corinthians 1:18-31 January 22, 2006 A pastor colleague of mine received a call from a worried mother some time ago. “Pastor, can you come over to talk to my daughter? She’s been acting strange ever since she went away to college. Now she has joined the ...read more

  • God's Foolish Plan

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Feb 4, 2002
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,528 views

    Why the cross was foolishness to the Greeks and Weakness to the Jews--and sometimes to us too.

    God’s Foolish Plan Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 Introduction Love those old hymns, do you know this one? In a prison far away, stood an old electric chair... At the lethal injection, at the lethal injection where I first saw the light... There’s room in the gas chamber for you... You ...read more

  • Beyond The Cross - Salvation To All Who Believe

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Mar 24, 2005
    based on 23 ratings
     | 1,139 views

    This message focuses on I Corinthians 1:18. "The message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but o us who are saved it is the power of God."

    Beyond the Cross -Salvation to all who Believe- I Corinthians 1:18-25 Today is Palm Sunday, the beginning of Holy week, the last week of the public life and ministry of Jesus. Holy week goes from the Triumphant Entry into Jerusalem to the crucifixion on Friday to the resurrection on Easter ...read more

  • The Solid Rock Series

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Mar 2, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 8,539 views

    Christ is the solid Rock. Christ and the cross are foolishness to some and they stumble and fall. Others stand on the Rock and place their trust in Him and in Him alone.

    The Solid Rock The Good News of God By Greg Johnson February 28, 2007 http://www.LovingGodFellowship.org/greg_johnson_blog Romans 9:30-33 God’s Word says (Romans 9:30-33 NIV) "What then shall we say? That the Gentiles, who did not pursue righteousness, have obtained it, a righteousness ...read more

  • Easter- The Power Of The Cross

    Contributed by George Rennau on Apr 17, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 6,508 views

    All those who reject the message of the cross are lost and dying and headed for judgement, but there is still time, JESUS will save all those who come to Him through the Power of the Cross

    Easter - THE POWER OF THE CROSS INTRODUCTION: Have you heard of the book called “The Worst Case Scenario Survival Handbook?” It’s a survival manual, based on interviews with experts (You can view this book online at Amazon.com) Here are some of the subjects covered in the book: ...read more

  • A Crucified Christ Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Apr 13, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 1,755 views

    God has determined to save people in a way that appears foolish to the wisdom of man: through the message of the cross.

    I’m trying to decide what picture to put on my gravestone. I was hoping you would help me decide. How about a picture of a noose to represent a hanging? How about a flame to represent a burning at the stake? How about a sword to represent a beheading? How about a stone to represent a stoning? ...read more

  • The Radiant King Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on May 27, 2003
    based on 42 ratings
     | 1,700 views

    1st in 17 week series on 1 Corinthians. Jesus is the source of the light that shines in the darkness. We need to have Jesus in us so that He radiates through us to pierce the darkness…

    The Radiant King Jesus is the source of the light that shines in the darkness. We need to have Jesus in us so that He radiates through us to pierce the darkness… The Radiant King Corinth was a rich city of commerce and culture. It was a town of great diversity with many peoples and ...read more

  • Are You Ashamed Of The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Izak Shipman on Aug 5, 2002
    based on 62 ratings
     | 3,269 views

    The question that faces every Christian, We put it in another way that will touch every heart. Answering the question:What is the Gospel of Christ.

    Are you ashamed of the Gospel A First year student came into church one day and recognised the preacher, who was his professor. He said “Oh No. The Lady next to him asked him,"what’s wrong?" Do you know whom that is,that is my professor, when he talks you fall asleep.The Lady asked him: ...read more

  • True Godly Wisdom

    Contributed by George Gabriel on Jun 30, 2003
    based on 77 ratings
     | 4,466 views

    Does our definitions of wisdom match what God wants from us? This outline illustrates how our definitions of wisdom are much more shortsighted than what God has to offer us

    Get into 3 groups Group 1 define the word “wisdom” like it would be in the dictionary Group 2 define worldly wisdom Group 3 define Godly wisdom 13 Who is wise and understanding among you? Group 1 What is wisdom? (write down definitions in column 1) Why do you think James lumped in ...read more

  • Obligated, Eager And Not Ashamed Series

    Contributed by Greg Johnson on Aug 26, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,025 views

    Being consumed with a passion to share the gospel will overcome any temptation to be ashamed of it.

    By Greg Johnson August 20, 2006 http://www.LovingGodFellowship.org The Apostle Paul had a passion to share the gospel with all people; rich and poor, educated and non-educated, Jew and Gentile. In Philemon we see that Paul shared the gospel with a run-a-way slave. In Acts we see Paul ...read more

  • Foolishness Or Stumblingblock?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 24, 2001
    based on 424 ratings
     | 16,404 views

    Many people today want a God who doesn’t require any changes in us, & who places His stamp of approval on whatever way we want to live.

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER CENTRAL CHRISTIAN, BROWNSVILLE, TX A. Turn with me to 1 Corinthians 1:18-25. I want us to read some of the most meaningful words in the N.T. Paul writes, "For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who ...read more

  • The Cross: The Plan Of God

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Jan 14, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 1,231 views

    Seeing God’s plan in the cross

    Intro: Who do you know that comes up with crazy plans? I can think back to my neighbor growing up. Gary Kaytor. Gary lived across the street and was 2 years older than me. Gary was the type who everything always worked out for. Gary knew how to turn every situation to his advantage. I ...read more

  • The Foolishness Of God

    Contributed by James Galbraith on May 7, 2007
    based on 18 ratings
     | 36,452 views

    A look at the relevance and power of the gospel message, even in a society that trys to dismiss it.

    I Corinthians 1:18-31 - The Foolishness of God By James Galbraith First Baptist Church, Port Alberni April 22, 2007 Text 1Co 1:18 For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. 19 For it is written: “I will ...read more

  • Paul's First Convert In Europe

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 4, 2003
    based on 29 ratings
     | 4,127 views

    To learn from Paul’s approach how he spoke to people about the gospel- emphasizes Lydia and her conversion

    Paul’s First Convert in Europe Acts 16:11-15 Primary Purpose: To learn from Paul how he approached people with the gospel message. Background: As we begin our second missionary journey with Paul we see that the Holy Spirit is directing their path toward new territory for them. He ...read more

  • Easter - The Wisdom Of The Cross

    Contributed by George Rennau on Apr 17, 2003
    based on 190 ratings
     | 13,026 views

    The message of the cross is the manifestation of God’s wise plan to save all mankind from sin and death.

    Easter - THE WISDOM OF THE CROSS This morning’s message as we draw close to resurrection Sunday is entitled “The Wisdom of the Cross” Text: 1 Cor. 1:23-25 but we preach Christ crucified: a stumbling block to Jews and foolishness to Gentiles, [24] but to those whom God has ...read more