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  • Detours

    Contributed by John Beehler on Mar 21, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 2,239 views

    When you run into the cross, don’t look for a detour because you’re right where you’re supposed to be.

    Detours The 2002 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest National Challenge was to select, raise, and wave a national flag…in twenty or more steps! The idea of this contest is that groups of students are given an elementary challenge: something as simple as peeling an apple, sharpening ...read more

  • Dangerous Detours

    Contributed by John Dobbs on Aug 20, 2007
    based on 12 ratings
     | 2,828 views

    We are all on a spiritual journey. The detours we take on that journey can destroy our spiritual life.

    We live in a noisy world with many voices calling us in many different directions. We want to be on the path that God sets before us, if we’re honest, we’ve all taken some detours along the way. Some of them have gone into destructive paths that have been very costly to us. Some of the detours have ...read more

  • Donkeys, Detours & Divine Direction

    Contributed by Wayde Wilson on Feb 13, 2002
    based on 295 ratings
     | 23,799 views

    Most of us have good intentions about serving God. But when it comes to sin and the subject of obedience, good intentions don’t cut it.

    TEXT: Numbers 22:1-38 (READ) INTRO: How many of you would agree with me that God’s ways are best? OK…How many of you that agree God’s ways are best can also say with me that knowing God’s ways are best hasn’t always meant you chose God’s way over your own way? (Even tho you would admit God’s way ...read more

  • Detours Off Of The Road To Hell!

    Contributed by Tony Abram on May 19, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,887 views

    I believe that in all of our lives that God has detours on the broad way that leads to death to the narrow way that leads to life. In this outline we list a few of the detours God places along the way to get us from the road to hell to the road that event

    Detours off of the Road to Hell! I believe that in all of our lives that God has detours on the broad way that leads to death to the narrow way that leads to life. In this outline we list a few of the detours God places along the way to get us from the road to hell to the road that eventually ...read more

  • Finding The Will Of God: The Detour Sign Series

    Contributed by Dan Morrison on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 38 ratings
     | 4,173 views

    This signpost is one of the hardest for us to accept but as I have studied I have found it to one of the most important. None of us really like detours, when we want to get somewhere, we want to get there, and we don’t want to be bothered with all of thi

    Finding God’s Will The Detour Sign March 24th 2002 This signpost is one of the hardest for us to accept but as I have studied I have found it to one of the most important. None of us really like detours, when we want to get somewhere, we want to get there, and we don’t want to be bothered with ...read more

  • Detouring Us Off The Freeway Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 22, 2004
    based on 53 ratings
     | 2,944 views

    This is the first message in an Easter series. the message deals with the "Divine Detour" provided to us through the cross.

    OUR ROAD TO VICTORY IN CHRIST Detouring Us Off The Freeway “Foolishness made Christ our curse before He could be our Redeemer” Galatians 3:1-14 -- Matthew 7:13-14 INTRODUCTION: Easter is marked by many changes. This time of year brings the tempering of the weather and the daffodils bursting ...read more

  • Life's Detours And Disruptions Series

    Contributed by James Hardy on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 23 ratings
     | 4,302 views

    So often in our lives we hit a bump in the road. We answer the phone and on the other end there’s bad news. Ever happen to you?

    Has it ever happed to you? The phone rings and on the other end there’s bad news. You go to the mailbox and there’s a letter from the IRS or a past due notice, more bad news. You go to the doctor and he gives it to you, bad news. There’s a knock on your door, bad news. Sure, we have all had ...read more

  • Six Detours On The Path To Worshiping God

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Oct 5, 2005
    based on 99 ratings
     | 19,124 views

    We know that we are to be worshiping God as a part of our daily lives, yet many Christians go for days without much thought of Him. What are the "detours" that get us side-tracked in that way? (This message was preached during week 2 of "40 Days.")

    Key Definition: “Worship is honoring God’s greatness and goodness.” - Whether in church on Sunday or in our everyday lives, every time we acknowledge how great God is and/or how good He’s been to us, that is an act of worship. It is an act of honoring Him for who He is and/or what He’s ...read more

  • Detour – Ther's A Muddy Road Ahead

    Contributed by Larry Jacobs on Jul 11, 2006
    based on 21 ratings
     | 3,287 views

    The text says there is a right path to follow and a wrong path to follow. Follow the right path and it will lead to joy, peace, and eternal life and fellowship with God – follow the wrong path and it leads to destruction.

    DETOUR – THER’S A MUDDY ROAD AHEAD" PROV. 14:12-15 There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof <are> the ways of death. Even in laughter the heart is sorrowful; and the end of that mirth <is> heaviness. The backslider in heart shall be filled with his own ways: and a ...read more

  • Dead-End Detours Along The Road To Forgiveness

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 127 ratings
     | 3,805 views

    This message unpacks 4 of the common reasons that people do not persevere on the journey of forgiveness.

    Text: Galatians 6:1, 7, 9. - Our text sets the stage for what we want to discuss today. - Verse 1 places before us the call to forgiveness. This passage actually can be used in a much broader way, but given our immediate context this morning we’re dealing with the way this text ...read more

  • The Road Less Traveled By

    Contributed by Robert Donato on Nov 30, 2005
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,457 views

    Choose to walk the road God chooses will keep you from the detours of life.

    The Road Less Traveled By “When He had said this, He went on ahead going up to Jerusalem. And it came to pass when He drew near to Bethphage and Bethany, at the mountain called Olivet, that He sent two of His disciples, saying, “Go into the village opposite you, where as you enter you will find ...read more

  • Laughing Out Loud At God

    Contributed by Bill Bowdle on Sep 15, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,120 views

    If we adopt the Abraham/Sarah pattern of abandoning trust in divine promises, and choosing our preferred detours, and if we laugh at the promises of God, we invite catastrophe, and ensure that God will have the last laugh.

    Laughing Out Loud at God!!?? REV. BILL BOWDLE Armstrong Chapel United Methodist Church 09/14/2003 (If you use material from this message, please attribute the quote to the above source, together with the URL web site address as listed in your browser window) [Note: material is formatted by ...read more

  • Threefold Thanks

    Contributed by John Baggett on Nov 21, 2005
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,599 views

    Thanksgiving Emphasis or other. Powerful Message of How we can be thankful most of all for Jesus The Way ,The Truth, The Life. Help from Satans Detours, Saved by Simple Details, Safely Delivered to heaven

    Threefold Thanks John 14-5-6 We have much to be thankful for. Just a handful of some of the things we can be thankful for : Love, Peace, Freedom, Strength, Eternal Life and more… But above all else we have to be thankful for… it is Jesus that we can most… give thanks for. He alone is ...read more

  • Matthew 5 – Part 17 – What Is So Wrong With Swearing? Everyone Does It! Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Jan 8, 2010
    based on 22 ratings
     | 7,492 views

    Why is the F*** word and and the Sh** word used so freely today? Jesus doesn’t directly include this in what He says about oaths in Matthew 5 but it is there by way of application and other passages enlarge on this area of sin, so I am taking a detour.

    Matthew 5 – Part 17 – WHAT IS SO WRONG WITH SWEARING? EVERYONE DOES IT! Why is the F*** word and and the Sh** word used so freely today? Jesus doesn’t directly include this in what He says about oaths in Matthew 5 but it is there by way of application and other passages enlarge on this. Is it a ...read more

  • Are You Running The Race? Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Jul 9, 2018
    based on 7 ratings
     | 6,783 views

    Are you weary and thinking about quitting? Stay in! Are you thinking about taking a detour? Keep going straight ahead! Have you dropped out of the race? Get back in—it’s not too late! For your own sake, and for the sake of those who will come afte

    Southend AM 11 07 2010 Two British gas employees were out reading meters one day when they started talking about how good a physical condition they were in. One of them bragged that he when he was at school he was the fastest runner and always won competitions and races the other one ...read more