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  • How Do Christians Deal With Tragedy?

    Contributed by Jeff Francis on Sep 9, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    A message presented the Sunday after Hurricane Katrina, intended to encourage those troubled over the destruction and worried about loved ones and to challenge us to get to work helping the hurting lives we encounter every day.

    Sunday AM—9/4/05 SPECIAL MESSAGE: How Do Christians Deal With Tragedy? Felt Need Intro: This has been quite a week hasn’t it? We all woke up last Sunday with news that a category 5 hurricane was heading somewhere between New Orleans and Biloxi, MS. People were trying to evacuate and ...read more

  • The Crippled Prince

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Aug 21, 2003
    based on 37 ratings

    This message deals with the tragedy, and triumph of Mephibosheth....the crippled prince !

    The Crippled Prince 2 Samuel 4:4, 2 Samuel 9:1-13 I. The Grief Suffered. Mephibosheth had royal blood flowing through his veins. He was the Grandson of Saul the King of Israel, and the son of the heir apparent Jonathan. He was born and being brought up in regal splendor at the palace. He ...read more

  • And Where Was God

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Sep 14, 2001
    based on 103 ratings

    This sermon deals with tragedy of the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center, The Pentagon and the plane in PA. God works even in tragedies.

    And Where Was God 9/16/2001 Psalm 24 Hebrews 11:32-40 Three eleven year old students, Bernard Brown, Asia Cotton, and Rodney Dickens were the envy of many of their classmates. It’s one thing to go on a field trip, but to go on a field trip that takes you all the way across the ...read more

  • Victory!

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 27 ratings

    Tragedy can be turned into triumph.

    Sept. 21, 2003 Esther 9 “Victory!” INTRODUCTION A little town in Alabama turned a tragedy into a triumph. “The major livelihood of the town was raising cotton. One year, just as it appeared that there would be a bumper crop, the boll weevil invaded, devastated the crop, and ...read more

  • Finding Comfort When Tragedy Strikes

    Contributed by Marty Baker on Sep 12, 2001
    based on 306 ratings

    This sermon is designed to encourage people during a time of personal or national crisis.

    Finding Comfort When Tragedy Strikes September 12, 2001 / Dr. Marty Baker Stevens Creek Community Church / Augusta, GA www.stevenscreek.net Introduction: Confusion ..... Shock .... Despair...... Disbelief ...... permeated the nation yesterday as we watched the reports from the ...read more

  • Survivor: When Life Is Full Of Rats Series

    Contributed by Mark Milioni on Jan 11, 2001
    based on 205 ratings

    Sometimes the world is full of rats. Full of people that want what you have and will hurt and climb all over you to get it.

    Have you ever felt like it was a really bad day? You know it’s a bad day when you turn on the morning news and they’re displaying emergency routes out of your city. You know it’s a bad day when the sun comes up in the west. You know it’s a bad day when your boss tells you not to bother ...read more

  • The Cost Of Prayer

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Feb 15, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    This is the third message in the series on prayer. This message speaks of the cost involved with praying.

    Luke 11:1 KJV And it came to pass, that, as he was praying in a certain place, when he ceased, one of his disciples said unto him, Lord, teach us to pray, as John also taught his disciples. Jeremiah 29:13 KJV And ye shall seek me, and find me, when ye shall search for me with all your ...read more

  • Finding Salvation Through Tribulation

    Contributed by Michael Murdock on Oct 21, 2002
    based on 23 ratings

    This is a narrative style sermon of finding hope in life’s troubles.

    "Finding Salvation through Tribulation." Comfort: Good Choices in Troubled Times Ruth 1:1,2,11-13, 16-18, 20,21; 2:8-12; 4:8-10, 14-17 Introduction Today I want to share with you a story about three women and the choices they make. (Read Ruth 1:1,2) Forced to leave their home in ...read more

  • Is There Life After Loss? Series

    Contributed by Fred W. Penney on Jan 8, 2001
    based on 234 ratings

    A sermon offering hope in the face of grief

    Title: Is There Life after Loss? Subject: How can we handle grief in a healthy way? Complement: By allowing Christ’s resurrection to speak hope into our grief. Preaching idea: There can be life after loss because Jesus’ resurrection gives us hope. Last Sunday a 14-year-old boy from ...read more

  • Birth Certificates And Grave Stones Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 18, 2010
    based on 64 ratings

    The "begats" are thought to be the most boring parts of the Bible. But are they? What can we learn from what God tells us in these "tedious" lists?

    OPEN: The story’s told of an old Scottish minister who was reading from the opening chapter of Matthew. He started reading, "Abraham begat Isaac, and Isaac begat Jacob, and Jacob begat Judah…" Then it suddenly occurred to him how long this list was and, not certain he wanted to read all of that, ...read more

  • Consider This Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Apr 26, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    In this sermon, we look more closely at what it means to consider yourselves dead to sin and alive to God in Christ Jesus.

    Scripture In his commentary on Romans, James Montgomery Boice, from whom I am drawing today’s material, spends an entire sermon on one verse. Today, I also want to look at Romans 6:11 in a more focused way because it is so important. Let me begin with a question. How many times up until ...read more

  • The Investments Of The Kingdom

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on Dec 20, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    What God puts into us with His Spirit, must be in turn invested back into the Kingdom.

    Matthew 25:14-30 -- “For the kingdom of heaven is as a man travelling into a far country, who called his own servants, and delivered unto them his goods.” “And unto one he gave five talents, to another two, and to another one; to every man according to his several ability; and straightway took ...read more

  • The Power Of Determination Series

    Contributed by Scott Hippler on Feb 5, 2001
    based on 111 ratings

    4/5 determinatin mkaes the differance, do you have the "stick-to-itiveness" that it will take to complete what God has called you to?

    Determination makes the differance! Determination makes the differance! I would like to start our time together this morning by asking you a question. My intent is not to embarrass anyone, so please don’t raise your hands, but rather answer this question in your own heart. The question is, ...read more

  • Recovering Your Hope After 9/11 (Easter Sunday) Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Apr 1, 2002
    based on 35 ratings

    How the resurrection of Jesus helps us regain our hope in light of the terrorist attacks of September 11.

    On September 11 all of our lives changed drastically. And although we’re back into our daily routines six months later, we’re still trying to make sense of what happened. Like most of you, I still remember exactly what I was doing when I first heard about the first plane crashing into the world ...read more

  • Guideline #6: Maintain A Spirit Of Harmony Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Nov 3, 2003
    based on 65 ratings

    Discord will destroy a church. Harmony will make it effective in being the Body of Christ.

    SERIES: “GOD-GIVEN GUIDELINES FOR GRWOING A GREAT CHURHC” TEXT: EPHESIANS 4:1-6 TITLE: Guideline #6: “MAINTAIN A SPIRIT OF HARMONY” (Sermon based on material from Bob Russel’s When God Builds A Church) INTRODUCTION: A. A preacher went to his high school reunion. One of his friends ...read more