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  • The Tree Of Goodness Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 13, 2006
    based on 65 ratings
     | 9,489 views

    The Bible tells us that we should strive for goodness in our lives... but Jesus said no one was good except God. How can we be asked to do something that only God can accomplish?

    Open with audience reciting the following verse: “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control...” Galatians 5:22-23a OPEN: A preacher once spoke of the fact that some of the people in his congregation had gotten in the ...read more

  • Struggling To Know Who We Are Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on May 14, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 5,302 views

    Like Hosea's children, we name our selves by our sad history, by our isolation, and by our alienation. But in Christ our Brother all these defects are remedied.

    A good many of us, I would guess, are less than happy with our names. What Mom and Dad decided to call us before we had a voice in the matter. Well, I suspect a good many of us would like to change. Some of us just refuse to use our real names. We go by Butch or Bud or Sissie or some such ...read more

  • Piety / A Turning Point

    Contributed by J Jeffrey Smead on Jun 4, 2018
    based on 99 ratings
     | 16,575 views

    There are two main defects that can effect a Pious Life: (1) they have a mistaken version of Piety as Holy Joe and Mechanical Martin or (2) they knowingly reject Piety for self-fulfillment like Phil the Pharisee.

    After some research I discovered a couple of things that are commonly mistaken for Piety. Piety is not being a quote a Holy Joe We all have are own conception of a Holy Joe, but there are some common basic characteristics. A Holy Joe will go to church, why ( Pause) because their family ...read more

  • Four Important Bible Sounds

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Jan 10, 2012
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,373 views

    In this study Paul gives us four important Bible “sounds” which we need to notice. In these cases the word “sound” is not something we hear, but is an adjective used to describe that which is “whole, healthy, true, without error, not defective.”

    Intro: In this study Paul gives us four important Bible “sounds” which we need to notice, namely: SOUND – DOCTRINE, FAITH, MIND, and SPEECH. In these cases the word “sound” is not something we hear, but is an adjective used to describe that which is “whole, ...read more

  • Manufacturer Recall

    Contributed by George Crumbly on Jul 11, 2006
    based on 55 ratings
     | 3,041 views

    Information that is helpful to create a good sermon

    I received this information from a good friend of mine Phil McGraw via email. It is just as he sent it. I believe that it would make a great sermon to paste & then use it how God gives you. I did not put it here as a sermon but as a sermon idea. "Manufacturer Recall" Regardless of make or ...read more

  • Pentecost Sunday

    Contributed by Brian Matherlee on Oct 6, 2006
    based on 57 ratings
     | 11,458 views

    3 things the Holy Spirit accomplished at Pentecost.

    PENTECOST SUNDAY May 15, 2005 Acts 2:1-12 Pastor Brian Matherlee Introduction The Fine Art of Doing Nothing The sign on the stage proclaimed: "The Motionless Man: Make Him Laugh. Win $100." The temptation was irresistible. For three hours boys and girls, men and women, performed every ...read more

  • Messed Up But Still Anointed

    Contributed by Bishop Talbert Swan on Aug 10, 2009
    based on 58 ratings
     | 44,813 views

    Regardless of our faults God can still use us.

    Messed Up But Still Anointed Pastor Talbert W. Swan, II Leviticus 21:16-23 16 The LORD said to Moses, 17 "Say to Aaron: ’For the generations to come none of your descendants who has a defect may come near to offer the food of his God. 18 No man who has any defect may come near: no man who ...read more

  • You're A Divine Masterpiece!

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Nov 1, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 5,201 views

    You’re A Divine Masterpiece! 1) Formed in love; 2) Deformed by sin; 3) Reformed by grace

    What’s the most beautiful sculpture you’ve seen? If you’ve been to Florence, Italy, you may have inspected Michelangelo’s David, considered by many to be the world’s best sculpture. I, for one, am partial to the pottery work of Japan. Not far from my parent’s home three hours north of Tokyo is a ...read more

  • #12 Showing Jesus As The Bread Of Life Series

    Contributed by James May on Apr 18, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 3,331 views

    #12 in the series on the Tabernacle in the Wilderness dealing with the Table of Shewbread.

    #12 Showing Jesus as the Bread of Life Tabernacle in the Wilderness Series The Table of Shewbread By Pastor Jim May Exodus 25:23-30, "Thou shalt also make a table of shittim wood: two cubits shall be the length thereof, and a cubit the breadth thereof, and a cubit and a half the height ...read more

  • But That's My Colt

    Contributed by Stephen Acheson on Feb 19, 2001
    based on 130 ratings
     | 6,787 views

    A challange to give our best to the Lord.

    Introduction: When you think of all the things that you would be willing to give to Christ what items are not on your list. Luke 19:29-35 As he approached Bethphage and Bethany at the hill called the Mount of Olives, he sent two of his disciples, saying to them "Go to the village ahead of ...read more

  • Five Firsts

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jan 4, 2007
    based on 185 ratings
     | 44,596 views

    New Year message from the Book of Beginnings showing the first mention of Satan, Sin, the Saviour, the death Sentence, and the first Sacrifice...all in the same passage. Link included to formatted text, audio, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    FIVE FIRSTS Genesis 3:1-15 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/FiveFirsts.html This is the first Sunday service of 2007. As we begin a new year many of us are trying to make a new start in different areas…from our waistlines to our finances, to how we spend our time. We’re right at the beginning ...read more

  • Could You Become Another Demas?

    Contributed by David Rigg on Sep 26, 2008
    based on 8 ratings
     | 7,929 views

    Using an important historical event in our nation as the illustration, this sermon deals with the dangers of allowing ourselves to be tempted with the things of this world.

    Could You Become Another Demas? 2 Timothy 4:1-10 1 I charge you therefore before God and the Lord Jesus Christ, who will judge the living and the dead at His appearing and His kingdom: 2Preach the word! Be ready in season and out of season. Convince, rebuke, exhort, with all longsuffering and ...read more

  • A Situation, A Spirit And A Saviour

    Contributed by Henry Lee Clay on May 1, 2005
    based on 54 ratings
     | 10,708 views

    Everyone one of us, from the oldest to the youngest; from the wealthiest to the poorest,and from the least educated to the most educated, has experienced a season of problematic situation, but thank God for a Savior that can bring us through.

    “A Situation, A Spirit And A Savior” H Lee Clay The word or term “situation” is defined by the American Heritage Dictionary as meaning, “The combination of circumstances at a given moment; a state of affairs; A critical, problematic,or striking set of circumstances.” Everyone one of us, ...read more

  • Part 1 - Introduction Series

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Aug 7, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,158 views

    THE HOME AS GOD INTENDED - This introduction will explain the series and some of the topics which will be covered in greater detail.

    The Home as God Intended Part 1 – Introduction First Baptist Church of Tawas City Michigan Rev. Bruce A. Shields WELCOME PRAYER The oldest institution known to man is the home. We know through the study of culture and society that the home is vital to our civilization. We also ...read more

  • Last Chance Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Mar 29, 2002
    based on 186 ratings
     | 7,969 views

    This is the 6th sermon in the "Who Is Jesus Christ?" series. This Easter Sunday sermon is about the Passover and how Jesus is the Perfect Sacrifice.

    Sunday Morning, March 31, 2002 Bel Aire Baptist Church Series: “Who Is Jesus Christ?” [#6](Easter Sunday) LAST CHANCE Exodus 12 Introduction: 1. There are times in life that you get one last chance. Times like in an interview where if you do well you get the job if you don’t ...read more