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  • Desperate Measures For Desperate Times

    Contributed by Lynwood Morriss on Jun 24, 2003
    based on 154 ratings
     | 14,163 views

    When repeatedly faced with overwhelming circumstances, Joel gives us a plan of action.

    I. Intro: Times of Desperation Sometimes, life can get overwhelming. There always seem to be stresses in life. A job that we were hoping for doesn’t materialize. An unexpected illness. A relationship that goes sour. Life seems to always throw us curve balls, unexpected difficulties and ...read more

  • Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures

    Contributed by Greg Rupley on May 21, 2003
    based on 224 ratings
     | 23,860 views

    What Would You do to bring someone to Christ? Looks at the full text Luke 5: 17-26 with a call for decision at the end.

    Luke 5: 17-26 … “Desperate Times Call for Desperate Measures.” Jesus Heals a Paralytic (original except for titles of outline points.) What would you be willing to do for $10,000,000? In their book, The Day America Told the Truth, James Patterson and Peter Kim reveal some shocking statistics ...read more

  • Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures

    Contributed by Joel Pankow on Mar 30, 2001
    based on 77 ratings
     | 5,181 views

    how Jesus went to warn the very people who were plotting to kill him.

    April 1, 2001 Luke 20:9-19 He went on to tell the people this parable: “A man planted a vineyard, rented it to some farmers and went away for a long time. 10 At harvest time he sent a servant to the tenants so they would give him some of the fruit of the vineyard. But the tenants beat him ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Desperate

    Contributed by Pastor/Revivalist Terry Sisney on Jul 28, 2002
    based on 419 ratings
     | 46,717 views

    Desperate people do desperate things, They may climb a tree, lay in the dirt or jump in a lake, Beware of the desperate person.

    Mk 2:1-13 Mk 5:26-34 For they do not care what anyone thinks. They do not care what anyone says They will go where no one else will go They won’t let anything stop them They will do desperate things, Emptiness is the prerequisite for desperation, Desperation is the condition that exists ...read more

  • Desperate Mothers

    Contributed by John Tung on May 7, 2005
    based on 46 ratings
     | 3,775 views

    Like Desperate Housewives, many mothers today are desperate mothers.

    DESPERATE MOTHERS Gen. 4:1-8, Ex. 2:1-10, 1 Sam. 1:1-11 John Tung, 5-8-05 I. Introduction Happy Mothers’ Day to all the moms here. It is a special day for you. It is your day to be loved and appreciated in a special way. There is no doubt moms do a lot for their families. Everybody’s ...read more

  • Desperate Men

    Contributed by John Tung on Jun 6, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,323 views

    The story of the Prodigal Son is the story of three desperate men.

    DESPERATE MEN Luke 15:11-31 John Tung, 6-5-05 I. Introduction A few weeks ago, for Mother’s Day, I gave a message called “Desperate Mothers.” And in that message we looked at three women in the Bible who were desperate mothers due to different reasons. In the case of Eve she was desperate ...read more

  • Desperate For Love Series

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Jan 20, 2008
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,546 views

    In Mark 5, Jesus meets a woman whose desperate, but determined. After touching his garment she is delivered!

    Desperate for Love In Mark 5, we find that Jesus was a man on a mission. A very important mission. In fact, it was literally a matter of life and death. Jesus was on his way home, having just cross back over lake Galilee (this time their trip was apparently much less eventful). As always, a ...read more

  • The Power Of Desperation Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Sep 11, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 8,961 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

  • Desperate Children Series

    Contributed by Brian Bolton on May 11, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 19,340 views

    This was message 4 in a series of 5. This message focuses on bringing up Godly children.

    Series: Desperate Households Message: Desperate Children CenterPointe Christian Church – 12.4.05 Introduction: Yakov Smirnoff, the Russian comedian, wrote a book, "Seeing the USA on Six Rubles a Day." In it he tells about being overwhelmed when he first entered an American supermarket & ...read more

  • A Desperate Dad

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jun 19, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,149 views

    In 2 miracles, Jesus turns what is unclean into wholeness; He overcomes death and defilement. He also removes the stain of sin.

    This morning we’re going to look at a dad briefly mentioned in the Gospels, a man named Jairus who was deeply concerned about his daughter; a father with a sense of urgency. Jairus was a prominent leader of the synagogue and a respected member of the community. Local synagogues were governed ...read more

  • Holy Desperation

    Contributed by Joe Burke on Jan 16, 2007
    based on 7 ratings
     | 2,908 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

  • "Desperate For God"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Oct 27, 2006
    based on 27 ratings
     | 5,769 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

  • Desperation & The Will Of God

    Contributed by Trey Precht on May 15, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 4,406 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

  • A Woman Desperately In Love With God Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 17, 2008
    based on 65 ratings
     | 17,409 views

    The incident of the Widow’s mite took place during Jesus last week in Jerusalem. He had few opportunities to reinforce the teachings He felt were most critical for His disciples. So why use this woman as His object lesson?

    TEXT: Luke 20:45-21:4 TITLE: Desperately In Love With God OPEN: Several years ago, I read the story of an 87 year old woman named Oselola McCarty. She had spent her life working 12 hour days doing other people’s laundry. That’s why people were amazed when she generously donated $150,000 to ...read more

  • Desperate Houswives In Real Life

    Contributed by Tom Oliver on Jan 26, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,237 views

    A Concise outlined sermon on how Joseph Resisted Temptation.

    Introduction: Description of how the prime time show Desperate Housewives has depicted our society with schemes, complex family problems and sexual temptation. Transition: A man and his wife were once in a shopping mall when a young attractive woman in short dressed walked by. The husband ...read more