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  • It Was A Dark And Stormy Night... Series

    Contributed by Peter Schmidt on Jan 24, 2005
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,772 views

    It is dark and scary living in our sinful world. But Christ lights it by: 1. Chasing the darkness out of guilty consciences, and 2. Chasing the darkness from the problems sin causes.

    Epiphany 3 Isaiah 9:1-4 If I were teaching a class called “Scary Story Writing – 101,” the very first thing my students would learn is how to write the beginning sentence of a scary story. I would have them use the classic line: “it was a dark and stormy night.” You see, darkness sets the tone ...read more

  • The Word Made Flesh: A New Beginning

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Feb 28, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,562 views

    We cannot repair our mistakes alone, because we keep on starting at old premises. What we need, and receive in the Incarnation, is a new beginning, modeled and taught.

    Takoma Park Baptist Church, Washington, DC, Nov. 30, 1986, Advent I One comic strip character aspires to be a writer. His crowning ambition is to write the definitive novel, the bestseller to end all best sellers. And so time and again he sits down at his typewriter, poises his paws (must be ...read more

  • Advent 2c-- Make Straight His Paths Series

    Contributed by Paul Andrew on Nov 1, 2018
     | 1,350 views

    What needs straightening out in my life? How can I help ease the path of others?

    Father Joseph Donders who lives in Washington DC tells an interesting story about going to the airport to pick up a friend who was coming to visit him from Africa. It was a cold, winter day and all the trees were bare except for a few firs and pines. This was the first time his friend ever left ...read more

  • Remember Your Potential Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Mar 25, 2008
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,675 views

    We have great potential. We are God’s children, empowered by the Holy Spirit, equiped with specific gifts and talents to change the world (one life at a time) for Jesus Christ.

    Matthew 5:13-16, Matthew 21:1-11 “Remember Your Potential” INTRODUCTION I’m not a fan of class “B” slasher films. I don’t like the blood and gore, but I have to laugh at the unimaginative scenario that they have for eliminating many of the innocent characters. Usually it is a dark and ...read more

  • The Morning After Christmas Eve Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Dec 26, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,464 views

    Do you ever experience spiritual highs followed by big time lows? Did Mary and Joseph experience that the morning after Jesus birth? How do we cope with defeat and weakness? Learn the lessons from 3 figures in the Bible.

    One of my most exciting experiences of the year as a child was Christmas morning - I looked forward with anticipation to tearing through my presents to see what new GI Joe doll I’d get or Hot Wheels set awaited me. I’d been on pins and needles all Christmas night - hardly able to sleep. But ...read more

  • "Take A Chance And Surrender"

    Contributed by Phil Anderson on May 7, 2004
    based on 231 ratings
     | 27,631 views

    A challenge for Christians to "move forward" in their personal walks with Jesus Christ

    “Take a Chance and Surrender” II Kings 7:3-8 2KI 7:3 Now there were four men with leprosy at the entrance of the city gate. They said to each other, "Why stay here until we die? 4 If we say, `We’ll go into the city’--the famine is there, and we will die. And if we stay here, we will die. So ...read more

  • "Splitting Heaven Open"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Jan 8, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,803 views

    A sermon for Baptism of the Lord Sunday.

    "Splitting Heaven Open" Mark 1:1-11 If you ever watched Sesame Street you might remember the song: "One of these Things is Not Like the Others." There would be a short vignette with, perhaps Cookie Monster looking at four plates of cookies. Three of the plates would have 2 cookies ...read more

  • Kingdom Of Heaven (Part 6) Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Aug 31, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,545 views

    What is clearly revealed here is that doing the will of God must ultimately find expression in following Jesus. You cannot do God’s will and not follow Christ. Apart from allegiance to him by faith, there is no salvation.

    Opening illustration: One dark and stormy night, a gang of thieves broke into a jewelry store, but they were on a mission with a difference. They didn't steal a thing. But they carefully went round the whole shop and switched all the price tags. Then they left. The next day, the staff came in, and ...read more

  • The Resurrection: A Burning Heart

    Contributed by Joe Harding on May 25, 2004
    based on 78 ratings
     | 4,844 views

    THE RESURRECTION IS MORE THAN INFORMATION; IT IS AN ENCOUNTER WITH THE RISEN CHRIST!

    THE RESURRECTION: A BURNING HEART LUKE 24: 13-35 SUNDAY APRIL 25, 2004 INTRODUCTION: A few years ago the Spokesman for the American Atheists Inc. entered into a debate with William Craig a Christian with a PH.D in theology, in front of 8000 people and with 100+ radio stations broadcasting this ...read more

  • Casting Your Cares On Him Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 30, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 4,222 views

    Life can be troubling and even scary sometimes. There will be times that we just don't believe anybody is going to be there for us... or that anybody cares. But the Bible says there IS someone who is there and cares. Do you know why that matters?

  • Thy Kingdom Come

    Contributed by Paul Johnson on Nov 28, 2007
     | 2,525 views

    "Christ the King" Sunday sermon

    Jesus Christ is both Alpha and Omega. The beginning and the end. From Creation to Consummation Christ is both central and critical. And He is to be Celebrated! Christ is to be celebrated because He loves us. Christ is to be celebrated because He cares for us. Christ is to be celebrated because He ...read more

  • Who Is Jesus?

    Contributed by Samuel Stone on Nov 15, 2007
     | 862 views

    Who is Jesus?

    Hebrews 1:1-4 - Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, 2 but in these last days he has spoken to us by a Son, whom he appointed heir of all things, through whom he also created the worlds. 3 He is the reflection of God’s glory and the exact imprint of God’s ...read more

  • Crucified With Christ

    Contributed by Chris Surber on Sep 18, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,839 views

    Ultimately salvation is about knowing God, and commitment to Christ is about dying to self.

    Crucified With Christ, Philippians 1:21-30 Introduction On a dark and stormy night, a child was lost in the streets of a large city. A policeman found him crying in distress, and gathering enough from his story to locate the home, gave him directions after this manner. “Just go down this street ...read more

  • We Rise Again

    Contributed by Craig Condon on Mar 6, 2015
     | 1,831 views

    He had a strong faith-a faith that did not waiver in the face of his terminal illness and death. He knew that in spite of his suffering Jesus would show him and his family compassion. He knew that Jesus is the Great Comforter.

    On a dark and stormy night, an American, a Canadian and a Scotsman were in a bad car accident. All three were rushed to the hospital, though all three had died before they arrived. Just as they were about to put the toe tag on the American, he awoke and opened his eyes. Astonished, the doctors and ...read more

  • Jesus, Showing The Way Through The Darkness

    Contributed by Scott Jensen on Jan 2, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,599 views

    Jesus, shows the way through the darkness, keeps us on the true path, shows us our sin and reveals the truth.

    John 8:12, John 9:5, Matthew 5:14 (this sermon is based on a previous sermon of mine “Jesus, the Light of the World”. It has been adjusted and updated to suit the church in Kabul, Afghaninstan) Introduction Leading up to the celebration of Christmas, our cities are filled with festive lights. ...read more