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  • The Lure Of "Spiritual Worldliness" Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Apr 11, 2015

    Although the Christian life brings conflict, we cannot flee from a personal and committed relationship with God which still commits us to serving others.

    Thursday of 2nd Week of Easter 2015 Joy of the Gospel If you have ever wondered why the Season of Easter is the longest one in the liturgical year, consider this: after the Resurrection of our Lord, we are living in an Easter season that will last until the Lord comes again! All our lives are more

  • When Life Is Empty

    Contributed by Ed Wood on Jul 1, 2004
    based on 23 ratings

    An evangelistic message for lost people.

    WHEN LIFE IS EMPTY Matthew 12:43-45 INTRO: A little boy, asked to define a vacuum, answered, “A balloon with the skin off.” He was wrong. A balloon with it’s skin off is still air. In fact, in spite of our best efforts to pump all the air out of a steel cylinder, it will still have millions of more

  • Deception!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Dec 17, 2014

    The devil’s strategy of attack is always sly and he would attack you when you are vulnerable and least expect! Caution!

    Sly sneaky attack! Joshua 9:4”….on their part acted with cunning and went and made ready provisions and took worn-out sacks for their donkeys, and wineskins, worn-out and torn and mended.” You may be aware of a frontal attack but not so when it is sly, sneaky, surreptitious more

  • In The Habitation Of Dragons

    Contributed by Steven Shubert on Aug 1, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    GOD’s Promise of restoration comes to us in the most unlikely of places, in the most unlikely of circumstances...In The Habitation Of Dragons.

    Isa. 35 (entire chapter) I. Introduction A. This great promise comes to Israel immediately after the promise of destruction to the rebellious, unrepentant nations that arise against GOD and righteousness. 1. And just like GOD promised Israel that He would deliver new life back to them, He more

  • Justified By Jesus Series

    Contributed by Bruce Willis on Dec 16, 2007
    based on 12 ratings

    This sermon attempts to point out that in justification Jesus pardons all your sins, provides for your righteousness and puts you in a fully pleasing position with the Heavenly Father.

    Much of the time, many people feel like God must not love them. Especially if they have trouble or tribulation; if they’re going through tough times or trials are on every hand. Then they cry out to God, “Why me?” Then there are those who on the inside feel ashamed of everything they do or don’t more

  • The Man Who Tried To Deceive God Series

    Contributed by Richard A. Bradley on Mar 14, 2012

    When we sin we often think no one sees or hears. The Bible reminds us, however, that nothing is hidden and nothing is done is secret with God.

    WHAT’S IN A NAME? Ananias “THE MAN WHO TRIED TO DECIEVE GOD” Acts 5:1-11 1 But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession. 2 And he kept back part of the proceeds, his wife also being aware of it, and brought a certain part and laid it at more

  • Places At The Table Series

    Contributed by Mike Gilbert on Feb 23, 2008
    based on 35 ratings

    On Thursday of Passover week, Jesus taught about servant leadership, modeled servant leadership, and instituted the Lord’s Supper. A message leading into observing the Lord’s Supper.

    Intro> It was Thursday evening. Jesus knew when He entered the room that in less than six hours He would be betrayed and arrested. He knew that in twelve hours He would be victim of a mock trial, taken to be ridiculed by King Herod, then back to the Roman procurator, Pontius Pilate. He knew that more

  • Do Not Be Deceived! Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Feb 14, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Deception is all around us. How do we overcome? James has great counsel from God to help us.

    Do not be deceived, my beloved brethren! These are the opening words of today’s text in James chapter 1:16. As I worked through this text over and over this week both to memorize it and to understand it, I realized that James speaks of being deceived three times here in the last part of more

  • The Beatitudes - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Leighton (Lee) Vary on Feb 22, 2016

    The Beatitudes of our Lord are powerful, holding before the world a descriptive picture of the true disciple of God. Centering in this message the poor in Spirit

    I. Introduction A. A man walks into a shoe store, and tries on a pair of shoes. "How do they feel?" asks the sales clerk. "Well ... they feel a bit tight." replies the man. The assistant promptly bends down and has a look at the shoes and the mans feet. "Try pulling out on the tongue." offers more

  • The Cost Of Following Jesus

    Contributed by Howard Harden on Jan 13, 2001
    based on 214 ratings

    Luke shared three encounters from Jesus’ life to teach us the cost of following Jesus.

    The Cost of Following Jesus Luke 9:57-62 I recently was moved by an encounter I had with a little girl. We were in line at the small town store where I live. She was small and dirty. Her clothes were unwashed, her feet barefoot. Dirt was upon her face, but she did not notice. more

  • Beast From The Land Series

    Contributed by John Lowe on Feb 3, 2017

    If the second beast has the horns of a lamb, and he speaks like a dragon, the very voice of Satan is heard when he speaks. The mode of Satan’s language is the lie; he is the father of lies (John 8:44).

    By: Tom Lowe Date: 10/19/16 Title: Beast from the Land (13:11-18) Revelation 13:11-18 (KJV) 11 And I beheld another more

  • No Shortcuts In Success Series

    Contributed by Larry Thompson on Feb 16, 2003
    based on 146 ratings

    Second in the leadership series this message deals with the DANGER that awaits any leader who foolishly thinks they can take a shortcut in accomplishing God’s will for their life.

    LESSONS IN LEADERSHIP – PART TWO NO SUCCESS IN SHORTCUTS GENESIS 16:1-4 ©Larry L. Thompson (2003) INTRODUCTION: One of the strengths of studying leadership principles in the life of biblical leaders is in the assurance that there will be no whitewashing, no glossing over sin or failure—just more

  • A Clean Life With A Hidden Deposit

    Contributed by Philip Harrelson on May 14, 2012
    based on 2 ratings

    We must get the Word into our heart! A message encouraging people to read through their Bible this year.

    Psalms 119:9-16 KJV BETH. Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word. [10] With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. [11] Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee. more