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  • What Are You Afraid Of?

    Contributed by Pb Stetser on May 8, 2002
    based on 15 ratings
     | 1,846 views

    As is the case with all my messages, I am glad to provide my Power Point slides so you can use them as a help for your own. In this message especially, I used a short video clip showing a funny episode where a cat gets scared and runs into a wall as we

    As is the case with all my messages, I am glad to provide my Power Point slides so you can use them as a help for your own. In this message especially, I used a short video clip showing a funny episode where a cat gets scared and runs into a wall as well as some graphic effects: 1= several ...read more

  • Doing Time

    Contributed by Monty Newton on Aug 13, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,169 views

    The Christian life is about seizing every opportunity to do what pleases God and brings othes to Christ.

    Title: Doing Time Text: Ephesians 5:8-17 Thesis: The Christian life is about seizing every opportunity to do what pleases God and brings others to Christ. Introduction A man had been driving all night and by morning was still far from his destination. He decided to stop at the next city ...read more

  • A Grinch Who Really Tried To Steal Christmas Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Jan 18, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,639 views

    2 of 4 on Christmas series. This message is about King Herod.

    Classic Christmas A Grinch Who Really Tried to Steal Christmas December 17, 200 “How The Grinch Stole Christmas.” ------------------------------------------------------ Every Who down in Who-ville liked a Christmas a lot… But the Grinch, who lived just north of Who-ville did NOT! The ...read more

  • Christmas: A Day For Others

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Dec 7, 2001
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,294 views

    Christmas is really a day to remind ourselves not to be selfish but to serve others because of Jesus’ incredible love and His example as a servant for us.

    Christmas: A Day for Others Dec.16, 2001 Pilgrim Baptist Church, Vancouver Here are the top ten things that you tell u CHRISTMAS IS ALMOST here 10) There are more pine needles on your carpet than on your tree 9) The credit card is smoked along with the turkey and ham. 8) It’s A ...read more

  • Frankincense For A Holy Sacrifice Series

    Contributed by Kevin Barron on Dec 22, 2016
     | 2,184 views

    Uses the frankincense that the wise men brought to point out some of the sacrifices that Jesus made in coming to earth.

    WISE MEN STILL SEEK HIM, PART 2 FRANKINCENSE FOR A HOLY SACRIFICE MATTHEW 2:1-12 DECEMBER 4, 2016 SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR C FARM HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, HARRISBURG, AR INTRO. Dave Barry, the well-known humorist, has this take on the wise men and Christmas: “Although this ...read more

  • “the Person Of Christmas” Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Dec 8, 2014
     | 3,920 views

    Thoughts on Christmas from 2 Corinthians 8:9.

    Christmas is a big deal! It is estimated that each year in this country, Americans use 28,497,464 rolls and sheets of wrapping paper, 16,826,362 packages of tags and bows, 372,430,684 greeting cards, and 35,200,000 Christmas trees during the Christmas season (Garbage magazine). Yet, despite the ...read more

  • The Path To Harmony Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Mar 22, 2012
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,529 views

    If we want to live in harmony, we must put on love, put up peace, put in truth, and put forth Christ

    Just this last week, I came across a few lessons that humor columnist Dave Barry says took him 50 years to learn. 1) Never, under any circumstances, take a sleeping pill and a laxative on the same night. 2) If you had to identify, in one word, the reason why the human race has not achieved, and ...read more

  • Getting The Right Gift For Jesus Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 2, 2007
    based on 49 ratings
     | 31,428 views

    There’s power in making the decision to give the gift He really wants: to "follow Him." But in this story in Luke, 3 men tell Jesus that that is precisely what they want to do. So why isn’t Jesus content with their gift?

    OPEN: About three years ago, Dave Barry made this observation about Christmas: "Your standard man, at this point in the Christmas season, has purchased zero gifts. He has not yet gotten around to purchasing an acceptable gift for his wife for last Christmas. He did give her something last ...read more

  • Cistern Or Spring?

    Contributed by Trey Harris on Feb 27, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 2,692 views

    Our soul thirst is satisfied only through Christ.

    “CISTERN OR SPRING?” JOHN 4:1-30 TREY HARRIS I think we are born thirsty. That must be why they start babies out on a liquid diet. We come into a dry world after being surrounded by water for nine months and I think we must spend the rest of our lives trying to once again experience the ...read more

  • Mary Christmas Series

    Contributed by John Braland on Dec 10, 2010
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,875 views

    Mary’s example teaches us that godly men and women still understand that God’s favor still rests on them. And Mary teaches us that godly men and women still respond to God’s calling. When God leads us to do something we need to follow, we need trust God.

    Every morning the kids get up and prepare for school. Kathi makes them breakfast and packs their lunches and we get them ready to board the bus. And now that it’s cold out the kids don’t want to stand at the bus stop for very long because they will get cold and we don’t want to ...read more

  • The Spirit's Gift Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Nov 29, 2017
     | 4,714 views

    Don’t overestimate yourself and don’t underestimate yourself either. Just use your God-given gifts to serve.

    Just a few years ago, Dave Barry, a columnist for the Washington Post, posted his comments about the typical male in the first week of December. He wrote, “Your standard man, at this point in the Christmas season, has purchased zero gifts. He has not yet gotten around to purchasing an acceptable ...read more

  • The Spirit’s Gift Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Dec 3, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,995 views

    If we want to be used of God to effectively advance the cause of Christ, we must be careful not to overestimate or underestimate ourselves, but use the Spirit’s gift(s) to serve with all our hearts.

    Just a few years ago, Dave Barry, a columnist for the Washington Post, posted his comments about the typical male in the first week of December. He wrote, “Your standard man, at this point in the Christmas season, has purchased zero gifts. He has not yet gotten around to purchasing an acceptable ...read more

  • For God And Country

    Contributed by Kerry Haynes on Oct 29, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 6,978 views

    When his enemies sought to trap him, Jesus showed his followers, including us, a balanced allegiance to earthly authorities and to our ultimate Heavenly Authority. We give back to Caesar what is Caesar's, and we give back to God...our very selves!

    Matthew 22:15-22 For God and Country My sermon title today comes from the Army chaplain motto: “Pro Deo et patria,” “For God and country. Politics and religion are the two taboo subjects at any cocktail party, but let’s talk about both today! Dave Barry noted, “People who want to share their ...read more

  • The Perfect Wife And Mother Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 14, 2017
    based on 9 ratings
     | 6,963 views

    There aren't many sermons on the internet that focus on Eve being a mother. And yet, Adam named his wife Eve "because she was the mother of all living". What can we learn about motherhood from this first mother?

    At church one morning, a Sunday School teacher was about to start her 4-year-olds' class when a little boy showed up at the last minute without any identification. The teacher managed to get his first name, but couldn't find out his last name. "Brian, what's your daddy's name?" she asked. ...read more

  • Have The Life! Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Jul 18, 2019
     | 2,117 views

    Trust Jesus as your God, your King, and your Savior and have the life!

    A doctor told one of his patients, “I'm afraid you only have three weeks to live.” “Okay then,” the patient replied, “I'll take the last two weeks of July and the week between Christmas and New Year's.” (Van Morris, Mt. Washington, Kentucky; www.PreachingToday.com) People want to ...read more