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  • The Prayer Of Sorrow Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 5, 2006
    based on 111 ratings
     | 46,583 views

    Why would Jesus pray to have the "cup" taken away, if He knew that wasn’t going to happen? Was His prayer simply an excercise in futility, or was there something more to it? I learned some surprising truths as I prepared this sermon.

    OPEN: A minister noticed a young boy kneeling off to the side of the room after youth group and praying very fervently. As the preacher came within earshot of the boy, he was surprised to hear the boy saying: "Tokyo, Tokyo, Tokyo." After the boy finished his praying the preacher approached him ...read more

  • How To Build A Cross

    Contributed by Bruce Lee on Mar 4, 2012
    based on 56 ratings
     | 20,147 views

    A look at Jesus’ teaching about the cross as he made his final trip to Jersualem on the Jericho road.

    How to Build a Cross "And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me." Mark 8:34 (KJV) Are you able to drink from the bitter cup of sorrow I am about to drink?" ...read more

  • The Benefit Package That Comes With Serving The Lord

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Jul 13, 2003
    based on 54 ratings
     | 9,294 views

    In life everyone seeks benefits. The Psalmist in our text, revealed that God’s benefits are so great until it moved him to ask himself; "What shall I render unto the Lord for all His benefits toward me?"

    Introduction: In the job market, everyone is concerned about benefits. We select careers predicated on the benefits that are available. In the words of our text, David asked a tremendous question;"What shall I render unto the Lord for all His benefits toward me?" The question is based on believer’s ...read more

  • The Savior's Example Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Dec 6, 2003
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,503 views

    Part 2 of 4 from the "Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?" series. Jesus came to provide salvation and to be the perfect sacrifice. In so doing he became the Perfect Example.

    The Savior’s Example Philippians 2:5—11 INTRODUCTION "Why did my Savior come to earth, and to the humble go? Why did he choose a lowly birth? Because he loved me so! Why did He drink the bitter cup of sorrow, pain and woe? Why on the cross be lifted up? Because he loved me so! He loved ...read more

  • When He Needed A Friend

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Apr 8, 2009
    based on 7 ratings
     | 3,737 views

    Maundy Thursday: Jesus was abandoned on the night of his arrest. And the next day, Jesus would even be forsaken by his Heavenly Father. But Jesus didn’t forget about us and left us the commandment to love each other and the holy supper.

    During WWII, six Navy pilots left their aircraft carrier on a mission. Afterwards, they tried to return to their ship shortly after dark. But the captain had ordered ‘lights out’ on the ship. That means that the ship was in total darkness. And if you’ve never been out in the middle of the ocean ...read more

  • The Savior's Love Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Dec 2, 2003
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,499 views

    Part 1 of 4 from the series "Why Did My Savior Come to Earth?" Used prior to Christmas.

    Why Did My Savior Come to Earth? The Savior’s Love 2 Cor. 5:14–6:2 INTRODUCTION Bill Keane’s comic strip, Family Circus, has communicated a beautiful truth about Christmas. As the children were setting up their nativity set, little Dolly held up the baby Jesus and declared, “Here’s the ...read more

  • Getting Real With God Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Mar 16, 2003
    based on 51 ratings
     | 3,430 views

    Jesus showed how to get real, in prayer, with God: He admitted His true feelings; He told God what He really wanted; and He enlisted His imperfect friends as companions for the journey.

    “Yes, God is Real” Don’t you like singing that song? You sing that with relish! So do I! “Yes, God is real, real in my soul.” We believe that. That’s our faith. Or is it? Do we truly believe that God is real? If we believe it, why do we play games with God? Why do we hide ...read more

  • Three Pictures In Atonement

    Contributed by Steve Malone on Jul 21, 2003
    based on 124 ratings
     | 27,198 views

    Today as we study Lev 16, we will stroll through the art gallery of the word of God. And as we look upon the walls, we will see 3 masterpieces, 3 great works that bring to life the power and the purpose of the day of atonement.

    THE THREE PICTURES IN THE ATONEMENT TEXT: LEVITICUS CHAPTER 16 INTRODUCTION The apostle John, wrote in his Gospel, "For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life". And that same apostle in ...read more

  • The Power And Purpose Of Prayer Series

    Contributed by Carlis Clinton on Feb 6, 2008
    based on 29 ratings
     | 25,399 views

    This sermon looks at the power available through prayer and the real purpose behind praying.

    The Power and Purpose of Prayer: Making Prayer Your Second Language series part 1 Pastor Carlis Clinton (Community Seventh-day Adventist Church) ESL (English as a second language) classes are for people who want to learn English as a second language. There are courses like this available all ...read more

  • One Hammer Three Nails

    Contributed by Todd Goodwin on Jun 22, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 7,119 views

    Every Christian should understand that everytime we sin we are in essence driving the nails into Jesus’ hands and feet because when we sin we break the heart of God.

    S-ubject: SIN C-entral Theme: How our sins breaks the heart of God O-bjective: Every Christian should understand that everytime we sin we are in essence driving the nails into Jesus’ hands and feet because when we sin we break the heart of God. R-ationle: I: The ...read more

  • Our Fear Of Losing A Loved One Series

    Contributed by Bradford Robinson on Feb 23, 2003
    based on 139 ratings
     | 12,339 views

    This sermon deals with the issue of grief and how the death of a loved one impacts us and how we can make it through the this tough time by the power of the resurrection.

    Janey and her husband, Larry, waved goodbye to their fourteen year old daughter Shannon and her friends on the morning of May 14. "The sun was just coming up. The pink light of dawn shined through her hair, picking up auburn highlights and creating almost a halo around her head," said Janey. ...read more

  • God's Unique Design In Suffering: A Portrait Series

    Contributed by William Lollar on Feb 11, 2003
    based on 22 ratings
     | 2,595 views

    Is there a "design" in suffering? Ask the sisters of Lazarus.

    God’s Unique Design in Suffering: A Portrait in the Lives of Mary, Martha, and Lazarus (Part 1) John 11:1-16 This morning we come to examine the last of seven miracles performed by the Lord Jesus Christ in the Gospel of John. Each miracle reminds us that Jesus is God, sovereign in power, and ...read more

  • Christian Servanthood

    Contributed by Stephan Brown on Jan 5, 2002
    based on 199 ratings
     | 26,583 views

    A very practical study on the necessity of servanthood, what servanthood is and is not, and the qualities of a Christian servant-leader.

    Christian Servanthood I. Being a servant is necessary for the believer and for Christian leadership. Matthew 20:20-28 20 Then the mother of James and John, the sons of Zebedee, came to Jesus with her sons. She knelt respectfully to ask a favor. 21 "What is your request?" he asked.She ...read more