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  • Taking Up A Cross

    Contributed by David Nolte on Mar 3, 2019
     | 786 views

    Just what did Jesus have in mind when He spoke of bearing a cross?

  • The Son Of God - Meeting Jesus Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 1, 2005
    based on 66 ratings
     | 6,058 views

    What possible meaning could Peter’s "good confession" have for what we should know and believe about Jesus?

    OPEN: St. John’s University is apparently known for being a theological school where intellectualism is highly regarded. Someone wrote the following graffiti on one of the walls there: Jesus said unto them: “Who do you say that I am?” And they replied: “You are the escha-tological ...read more

  • Rolling Up His Sleeves Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 17, 2008
    based on 18 ratings
     | 10,347 views

    16% of Americans think of God as being critical and uncaring. Another 25% believe Him to be distant and unwilling to intercede in human affairs. But how does this contrast with the message of Isaiah?

    In November of 1988 a 19 yr old woman fell asleep behind the wheel of her car at about 2:15 in the morning. Her car plunged thru a guardrail and was dangling by its left rear tire. A half dozen passing motorists stopped, grabbed some ropes from one of their vehicles tied the ropes to the back ...read more

  • Walk With Your Substitue Series

    Contributed by Gregg Bitter on Apr 13, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 1,720 views

    Like Barabbas we are worhty of God’s death sentence; but we, the rebels, are released, and Jesus is suffers our hell on the cross in our place as our Substitute.

    Walk with our Substitute Grace and peace to you from God our Father and our Lord Jesus Christ. The Word of God through which the Holy Spirit touches our hearts is record in Mark 15: Now, at every festival Pilate used to free a prisoner whom the people asked for. There was a man by the name ...read more

  • The Cross And The Towel

    Contributed by Troy Borst on Apr 6, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,089 views

    An inductive sermon focusing people on the humility and servanthood of Jesus at the Cross.

    THE CROSS AND THE TOWEL JOHN 13:1-12 Today is the day when we really begin to celebrate the Easter Season. Today is Palm Sunday in which Christians celebrate the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. The people cut palm branches and hailed and praised Jesus as He entered the city. The ...read more

  • No Crown Without A Cross

    Contributed by David Nolte on Mar 3, 2019
     | 635 views

    If we want to wear a crown in heaven we must bear a cross on earth

    No Crown Without A Cross Luke 9:18-26 David P. Nolte When Jesus spoke of the cross we must bear, He was not speaking about a lapel pin or bumper sticker. He was not referring to an ostentatious display. of a huge hunk of baggage on a chain or cord for a necklace. He didn’t mean a ...read more

  • The Continuous Call Series

    Contributed by Alan Tison on Aug 18, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,133 views

    This is the second in a three part series we used fro recruiting adults to serve in our children’s ministry

    Introduction: USA TODAY recently gave the cost for rearing a child from birth to 18 years of age. The cost is $234,000; the breakdown is quite amazing; $89,000 for food $55,000 for clothing add $15,000 if it is a girl $35,000 for medical cost including over the counter medicine $29,000 for ...read more

  • Grass Burrs In The Carpet

    Contributed by Kent Lenard on Jan 31, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,347 views

    Thorns have been a symbol of the consequences of sin since the beginning of time. This sermon shows that Jesus carried our thorns to the Cross where they died.

    Grass Burrs in the Carpet Gen 3:17 -18, Num 33:53-55, Prov 22:2-5, Mat 7:15-16, Job 36:26 , Psa 139:7-10, Mat 27:46 January 27, 2003 I. Long ago in the throne room of heaven a plan was originated. It was a plan that came from the thought processes of God. A. God who was love wanted ...read more

  • The Ministry Of Thorns

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Jan 13, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 4,642 views

    There is a great ministry in the deep hurting points of life.

    2 Corinthians 12:7-10 -- “And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.” or this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it might depart ...read more

  • The Ministry Of Thorns

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Jan 6, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,218 views

    Thorns create a dependence on God

    2 Corinthians 12:7-10 -- “And lest I should be exalted above measure through the abundance of the revelations, there was given to me a thorn in the flesh, the messenger of Satan to buffet me, lest I should be exalted above measure.” or this thing I besought the Lord thrice, that it ...read more

  • Bragging Rights

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Jul 3, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 2,071 views

    If we must boast, boast in the sufficiency of God’s grace.

    Title: Bragging Rights Text: II Corinthians 12:2-10 Thesis: If we must boast, boast in the sufficiency of God’s grace. Introduction Our story today reminds me of an incident told in E.M. Bounds’ book “On Prayer.” The storyteller said he woke one morning to the sound of hounds on the ...read more

  • To Honor The King

    Contributed by Doane Brubaker on Mar 28, 2007
    based on 64 ratings
     | 6,194 views

    A Palm Sunday sermon exploring why Jesus wept at His triumpal entry into Jerusalem and how we can respond to Him in ways that Honor our true King.

    “To Honor A King” Luke 19:41-44 Do you love a parade? Billy Graham wrote in "The Key To Personal Peace" “One of the powerful, enduring images that my wife, Ruth, and I have of our early years together is of the ticker-tape parades in New York City celebrating the end of WWII. The war was ...read more

  • Exposed, Excused And Exulted

    Contributed by Bishop Perry Newton Sr on Apr 11, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,747 views

    A Holy Spirit inspired sermon that shows how man's true character was revealed and then God's plan to excuse man was fulfilled and then exultation of God was demonstrated

    Exposed, Excused and Exulted Today is Resurrection Sunday commonly called Easter Sunday. This is the day when we in the Christian Church commemorate the resurrection of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ more than 2,000 years ago. The resurrection of Christ Jesus is the basis of the Christian ...read more