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  • Show Me Your Hands!

    Contributed by John Lowe on Mar 16, 2016

    If there is a poster boy for “doubting” it must be the Apostle Thomas. Thomas isn't mentioned often in Scripture, but there are examples for each of us in each instance. We've seen that he, like us, had his share of unsettling experiences.

  • Is Seeing Believing Series

    Contributed by Coz Von on Jul 15, 2016

    Faith vs science

  • The Temptations Of Jesus Series

    Contributed by Richard White on Jun 10, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    We see in the temptations how the devil works and how we can resist him by doing as Jesus did.

    The Temptations of Jesus Luke 4:1-13 In the beginning of the show CSI Las Vegas we here a song by a group called “The Who.” The song asks the question “Who are you?” Do we always remember that you are a child of the King? We are going to be looking this morning at the more

  • The Transformation Of The Twelve, Part Two Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on May 17, 2002
    based on 69 ratings

    The Apostles were very human men, just like us. And just as Jesus took these diamonds in the rough and polished them into gems, so God wants us to reach our spiritual potential by spending time with Jesus.

    The Transformation of the Twelve, Part Two (Matt. 10:2-3) Main Idea: The Apostles were very human men, just like us. And just as Jesus took these diamonds in the rough and polished them into gems, so God wants us to reach our spiritual potential by spending time with Jesus. I. John, more

  • Three Starting Points To Experience Easter Series

    Contributed by Bumble Ho on Mar 29, 2005
    based on 10 ratings

    Since Jesus resurrected and is still alive today, we can experience Him the same way as Mary, the disciples and Thomas did. There are 3 ways to start experience Easter in our lives today: Love Jesus, Trust Him and Seek Him among His Followers.

    [Before the message, welcome the guests and instruct them to fill out the welcome cards (to be used at the ending invitation).] {Beginning: 1st hand vs. 2nd hand experience}[i] Good morning! With me up here are ML and MP. Both of them are best friend with one another; and both have a certain more

  • Jesus Is Greater Than Any Miraculous Sign

    Contributed by Timm Meyer on Apr 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Easter 2 (B) - Jesus is greater than any miraculous sign. Many wicked want miraculous signs. God’s word is our miraculous "sign".

    JESUS IS GREATER THAN ANY MIRACULOUS SIGN (Outline) March 30, 2008 – EASTER 2 - Matthew 12:38-42 INTRO: “Christ is risen! He is risen, indeed! Alleluia!” These words of scripture are our proof positive that Christ rose again from the tomb on that first Easter Sunday. Often more

  • A Bout With Doubt Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Apr 9, 2007
    based on 54 ratings

    The road to committed faith often starts with honest doubts.

    “On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus. While they were wondering about this, suddenly two men more

  • Can You Believe This? Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on Apr 20, 2003
    based on 69 ratings

    12th & final in the series "Conversations With Jesus." Easter Message. What do we need to overcome our doubts about the resurrection?

    I don’t usually begin a sermon on a sad note like this, but sometimes we need to pause and remember what life is all about. There was a great loss recently in the entertainment world. Larry LaPrise, the Detroit native who wrote the song "The Hokey Pokey", died at age 83. I’m told he died more

  • Of Easter And "Identity Crisis"

    Contributed by Suresh Manoharan on Apr 4, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Easter message woven around the "Identification" theme.

    OF EASTER AND “IDENTITY CRISIS” Let me begin with a Tarzan story! Well, this is as real as it is surreal. Johnny Weissmuller, the Champion Olympic swimmer who donned the role of Tarzan the ape man in the Silver screen with as much aplomb in 1930s & 40s’ as more

  • Entrusting Your Life Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 54 ratings

    Jesus at times taught with concepts that are not obvious so that we might grapple with His thought. This grappling causes us to meditate & stuggle with His concepts which eventually can bring blessed understanding.

    JOHN 2: 18-25 The ENTRUSTING OF YOUR LIFE The commotion caused by Jesus and the quick report of His unheard of action brought the authorities down on Him. They demand some proof of His right to challenge the existing procedure of worship. John is not concerned with the more

  • Why Believe

    Contributed by David Owens on Nov 22, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    I used this sermon for our Friend Day, when we expected to have many visitors. I want to express my appreciation to Alan Smith a Sermon Central contributor. I relied heavily on his sermon "Faith That Doesn’t Have to Touch."

    Introduction: A. Don’t you just love the innocence of children? 1. Art Linkletter had a popular TV show for more than 20 years. One favorite feature of his show was a segment called “Kids Say the Darndest Things” in which he interviewed children. 2. Children often say the more

  • People Who God Can Use Series

    Contributed by David Elvery on Nov 14, 2004
    based on 6 ratings

    Examining the qualifications of one who God can use - study of Mary.

    Luke 1:26 - 38 – Who God can Use When Milan Cathedral was finished, in the vast throngs of people assembled to witness the dedication was a little girl who was heard to cry out in childish glee, as she pointed to the great building, "I helped to build that!" "What!" exclaimed one of the more

  • “great Faith” Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jan 11, 2010
    based on 27 ratings

    Have you ever wondered what grips the attention of the Lord? God is excited about faith. There are only two individuals described in the Gospels as having, “great faith”....

    “Great Faith” Mark 7:24-30 Have you ever wondered what grips the attention of the Lord? What is it that He is excited about? Our text today reveals the answer to that question: God is excited about faith. Faith always gets our more

  • The Sign Of The Savior Series

    Contributed by Matthew Kratz on Dec 7, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    1) The Meaning of the Sign. 2) The Miracle of the Sign. 3) The Message of the Sign.

    Twenty years ago today on Dec. 6, 1989, a gunman entered a classroom in Montreal’s École Polytechnique. He separated the men from the women, then shot the women, shouting, “I hate feminists!” as he did so. Fourteen young women died. Ten more were injured. Four men were also shot. more

  • The Devil Has A Diabolical Design For Disaster

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Mar 1, 2001
    based on 193 ratings

    Looking behind the temptations of Jesus in the desert and how the Devil uses the same design of temptations on us today.

    March 4, 2001 Luke 4:1-13 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the desert, 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry. 3 The devil said to him, “If you are the more