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  • Desperation & The Will Of God

    Contributed by Trey Precht on May 15, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,346 views

    We need to be desperate for the will of God or else we will be desperate for the things of this world.

    And straightway he constrained his disciples to get into the ship, and to go to the other side before unto Bethsaida, while he sent away the people. And when he had sent them away, he departed into a mountain to pray. And when even was come, the ship was in the midst of the sea, and he alone on ...read more

  • "Desperate For God"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Oct 27, 2006
    based on 27 ratings
     | 5,657 views

    Aren’t we all a bit desperate for God?

    Luke 19:1-10 “Desperate For God” Zacchaeus was a wee little man, and a wee little man was he. He climbed up in a sycamore tree, for the Lord he wanted to see. And as the Master passed that way, He looked up in the tree. And He said, “Zacchaeus, you come down. For I’m going to your house ...read more

  • The Lifter Of Our Heads

    Contributed by Matt Smith on Jul 3, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 3,288 views

    In the middle of the desperate times, God is, as the Scriptures tell us, the “Lifter of the Heads” of the oppressed.

    Introduction: This year (2006) we Americans have been a nation for 230 years. The holiday we celebrate as Independence Day represents for Americans the end of our ties and bonds with a nation with which we once were identified, and the throwing off of oppressiveness in order to have this ...read more

  • Hezekiah's Prayer For Healing Series

    Contributed by Wah Lok Ng on May 10, 2002
    based on 324 ratings
     | 44,921 views

    Hezekiah was terminally ill. He cried out desperately to God for his life. God heard his prayer and he was healed.

    HEZEKIAH’S PRAYER FOR HEALING BY NG WAH LOK Text : 2 Kings 20: 1-11 Introduction. Hezekiah was regarded as a good king. In the later part of his life, he fell sick and was close to death. The prophet Isaiah came and pronounced his sickness was unto death. This led to Hezekiah ...read more

  • Empty Vessels

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Nov 4, 2005
    based on 52 ratings
     | 11,428 views

    How desperate for God are you this morning? How much of God’s Holy Spirit do you want? How desperate are you to drink in all that God has for you?

    Empty Vessels There is a tale of a young man who was desperately seeking God. He went to a well-known and wise old man for help. He asked him how he could find God. The old man took the young man to a nearby river and there they waded out into the deep water. Deeper and deeper they went and ...read more

  • The Kind Of Prayer That Changes Things Series

    Contributed by Grant Van Boeschoten on Feb 13, 2008
    based on 25 ratings
     | 35,009 views

    The world that we live in desperately needs God’s intervention, and so we need the kind of prayer that changes things. This sermon builds a case for why we need prayer and then discusses characteristics (honest, fervent, rises to take action, salvation)

    The Kind of Prayer that Changes Things Grant van Boeschoten February 10, 2007 One of my favorite topics to talk about in life is prayer. One of my favorite things to do is to pray. Some people don’t see what all the commotion and fuss is about though. They don’t think that prayer is ...read more

  • The Power Of Desperation Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Sep 11, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 8,841 views

    The first in a series corresponding to a 40 Days of Prayer campaign. This message focuses on the power found in prayers of utter desperation.

    (Video Clip – “It’s a Wonderful Life”, George’s Prayer of Desperation) Poor George. It’s a Wonderful Life, but George is at the end of his rope. Desperate, he admits he is not a praying man. Still he asks, that if God is there, to show him the way. Not that unusual of a circumstance. ...read more

  • Avoid Being A Loser - Using The Spirit's Power

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,810 views

    In order to capitalize on the chances we are given we need to ask the Spirit of God to control every part of our mind, will, and emotions. Ask the Lord to help you avoid missing out on any good thing by asking God to fill every thought with the Lord’s des

    1. Many Christians fail to realize they must keep on being filled with the Holy Spirit if they do not want to be a loser. Paul wrote, "Make the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Therefore, do not be foolish, but understand what the Lord’s will is. Do not get drunk on wine, which ...read more

  • Holy Desperation

    Contributed by Joe Burke on Jan 16, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,841 views

    Power from on high!

    Holy Desperation! "When you call me, when you go to pray to me, I will listen to you. When you look for me, you will find me. Yes, when you seek me with all your heart, you will find me with you, says the LORD, and I will change your lot. Jeremiah 29:12-14 At the present time in ...read more

  • Facing Reality Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Apr 11, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 8,418 views

    Part 3 in a study through the 199th Psalm

    Facing Reality Part 3 Sermon Series: A Word about the Word Date: February 9, 2002 AM Service Place: Allendale Baptist Text: Psalm 119:17-24 Introduction One of the biggest problems with many today is that they have a hard time dealing with reality. The reality of the fact or truth that ...read more

  • The Touch Of The Master

    Contributed by Mark Holdcroft on Apr 25, 2004
    based on 84 ratings
     | 17,585 views

    If we want to see revival in our area, we must, recognise our need for a touch from God, be willing to fight for Gods blessing, and receive His touch however it comes.

    The Touch of the Master Just like the word trinity, you won’t find the word revival in the Bible. Yet in both cases we know what they mean, and the Bible describes them over and over again. A revival is a great awakening of people to the very presence of God. Throughout history God has done ...read more

  • Attacking Anxiety

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Oct 8, 2001
    based on 81 ratings
     | 5,062 views

    Since September 11th our nation has been in a state of high anxiety. God has the solution for high anxiety.

    Attacking Anxiety Selected Passages October 7, 2001 Introduction What do all of these things have in common?  Fear to take action  Cowardice to deal with difficult situations  Withdrawal from daily life  Depression and discouragement  Distrust and ...read more

  • Finding Satisfaction In God

    Contributed by Greg Linton on Jun 9, 2003
    based on 114 ratings
     | 10,034 views

    One of my favorite preachers, John Piper said, "God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him." Do you agree? We are to love God with all of our being and desire Him more than anything or anyone else in this world. Let’s examine Psalm 63 t

    Finding Satisfaction in God John Piper has said, "God is most glorified in us when we are most satisfied in Him." Do you agree? Let’s first look at what it means to “glorify God.” What exactly does this mean for us today? What do we mean when we say the “glory of God”? God desires to make ...read more

  • Twin Struggle Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Jul 12, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 5,390 views

    God’s promises never change.

    Twin Struggle Text: Gen. 25:19-26 Introduction 1. Read Genesis 25:19-26 2. Illustration: Three men waiting in the room for expectant fathers waited for word on the arrival of their infants. Some while later a nurse comes in and announces to one of the men that his wife had just given ...read more

  • A Shelter Of Strength Series

    Contributed by David Hill on Jul 8, 2004
    based on 31 ratings
     | 8,060 views

    God is our strength which gives us the courage to live.

    A shelter of Strength (#2 in Safe & Secure series) Psalm 91:5-8 As a hurricane quickly approached a small coastal town, all the people had hurried to the town’s shelter. There they were huddled together in ...read more