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  • Is Love The Defining Mark Of Our Church? Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Oct 28, 2008
    based on 9 ratings

    God’s compassion for the world and power in his people combine for an unassailable testimony of his grace and greatness.

    Scripture Introduction Jesus “did not speak to them [the crowds] without a parable…” (Mark 4.34). And the Apostle John shows us that Jesus’ parables were often acted teachings, the most famous of which is in John 13: “Jesus laid aside his outer garments, and taking a towel, tied it around more

  • " B H A G ! "

    Contributed by Monty Newton on May 1, 2010
    based on 2 ratings

    The first thing we must be is the people God calls us tobe... a people who love one another as Christ loves us.

    Title: “B H A G” Text: John 13:31-35 Thesis: The first thing we must be is the people God calls us to be – a people who love one another as Christ loves us. Introduction This is our Mission Statement here at Heritage: We exist to glorify God in all things by: • Celebrating God’s more

  • To Be Or Not To Be Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on Jul 14, 2014

    A study of the Book of Revelation chapter 7 verses 1 through 17

    Revelation 7: 1 – 17 To Be Or Not To Be 1 After these things I saw four angels standing at the four corners of the earth, holding the four winds of the earth, that the wind should not blow on the earth, on the sea, or on any tree. 2 Then I saw another angel ascending from the east, more

  • Final Greetings Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on May 25, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    In today's lesson we learn about the marks of love in the church.

    Scripture We continue our study in The First Letter of Paul to the Corinthians in a series I am calling Challenges Christians Face. One of the challenges that Christians face is the issue of love in the church. Let us read about it in 1 Corinthians 16:15-24: 15 Now I urge you, more

  • Embodying The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Isaac Butterworth on Mar 23, 2015

    Living in a manner that is worthy of the gospel has three conditions.

    If you don’t mind, let’s go back to the beginning of this passage. We read there – in chapter 1, verse 27 – that we are to live our lives “in a manner [that is] worthy of the gospel.” This is a simple but urgent appeal to us, and if we are to respond to it, if more

  • The Sweet Taste Of Love Series

    Contributed by D. Greg Ebie on Nov 8, 2002
    based on 104 ratings

    What is the defining mark of your life? For those connected to Jesus, the true vine, the fruit of our lives should have THE SWEET TASTE OF LOVE!

  • Dead People Go To A Better Place Series

    Contributed by Jim Kilson on Apr 23, 2014

    Part 10 of 10 in a series dedicated to debunking commonly held myths that we think are in the Bible but really aren't, myths that can and often do have devastating effects on our faith.

    INTRODUCTION: For a moment I’m going to pick on those of us who are preachers! Preachers get a bad rap (often deserved) for running roughshod over statistics, manipulating them to fit their desire ends. In fact 73.6% of all statistics are made up on the spot including the one I just gave. In more

  • The Journey From Sinner To Saint

    Contributed by Gregory Griffin on Mar 24, 2001
    based on 162 ratings

    Using the sermon on the mount as a model, a look at eight stages we may go through on our Christian Journey

    To often, we expect people to leap from sinners to saints in a single bound, sort of like Superman, is able to leap tall buildings. But I have found more often than not, it is a process, much like anything else. God gives us the means and information and we must take advantage it in order to become more

  • On The Omnipresence Of God Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Nov 18, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    To discuss the omnipresence nature of God and what it means to us.

    OmnipresenceofGod 11/13/05 pm Rev. Jeff Simms On the Omnipresence of God Psalm 139:7-12 Primary Purpose: On this great truth that God is ever present with us and some implications of that truth When we talk about the attributes of God, we can divide them into two categories: the more

  • Live To Love

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Mar 23, 2014
    based on 1 rating

    The best expression of our discipleship is our love for one another. Our love for one another is founded upon His love for us.

    Read John 13:31-35 It is the night before Jesus is crucified. The twelve apostles are eating with Jesus that most important of all meals – the last supper. • Jesus had just indicated who would betray Him. Verse 30 ended with Judas leaving, to do what he needed to do (in the words more

  • Agents Of Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Feb 15, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    We see in Paul's prayer of thanksgiving for Philemon the reality of a forgiven childe of God. He was not only forgiven but Paul points out He is an agent of forgiveness.

    Intro: Today across America there will probably be many sermons based around the theme of love. How appropriate that Paul in this personal letter to Philemon commends him for his love having feet and hands. If you remember from last week that Paul was calling Philemon to forgive his run away more

  • My House Shall Be A House Of Prayer

    Contributed by Dennis Lawrence on Aug 29, 2003
    based on 34 ratings

    Above all, the flavour of the church should be prayer.

    A Most Amazing Jesus Cornwall June 21, 2003 One of the most amazing Jesus actions is recorded in the gospel of Mark, where we looked last week to see some of the ways he cares for us and for us to know what we can take to him for help. This action seems most unexpected and, even, out of more

  • No-Body Knows Series

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Jan 20, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    Bodies can be united and strong or broken and weak. If we join together in a combined effort, we can be the body of Christ in the world!

    Have you ever thought about what first brought you to the Church? I grew up in the church, but at some point we all make decisions that either bring us to the Church for the first time, or keep us in the Church if we are already there. Why are you here at Grace United Methodist Church? Was it the more

  • Don’t Play Favourites Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Oct 15, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    God doesn’t show favourites and neither should we

    You Can Listen to the Full Sermon Here:- Message James 2:1-13 "Don't Play Favourites" Everyone wants to feel loved. Corporate leaders and the lowest paid workers. White collar, blue collar and unemployed. The more

  • Responding To The Message We Have Received Series

    Contributed by Kevin L. Jones on Dec 13, 2015
    based on 5 ratings

    A look at how we should respond to the truths seen in Peter's 1st Epistle.

    Responding To The Message We Have Received I Peter 5:6-7 1 Peter 5:6 Humble yourselves therefore under the mighty hand of God, that he may exalt you in due time:7 Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you. June 24-26 2005, in New York, Billy Graham stood in front of thousands more