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  • The Development Of Shamelessness

    Contributed by Ron Hicks on Jul 10, 2006
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,997 views

    Truth never gets any truer, but sin never stops spiraling downward.

    THE DEVELOPMENT OF SHAMELESSNESS shamelessness - having or showing no feeling of shame, modesty, or decency; brazen; impudent. shame 1. a painful feeling of having lost the respect of others because of the improper behavior, incompetence, etc. of oneself or of someone that one is close to ...read more

  • Developing Patience Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Dec 27, 2008
    based on 49 ratings
     | 13,624 views

    This sermon looks at three aspects of developing Patience. I. WHEN should I wait? II. WHY should I wait? III. HOW should I wait?

    Developing Patience As many of you know – I am in the Army Reserve. There is a saying in the Army that has been around as long as I have been in the Army and I’m sure it was there long before I arrived. The saying is: Hurry up and WAIT! It seems there is a lot of waiting in the Army – ...read more

  • "Developing Joy" Series

    Contributed by Matt Kyzer on Mar 26, 2003
    based on 196 ratings
     | 8,340 views

    Every Christian has the capacity to have "Joy" within his or her lives, Gal 5 tells me that. It tells me that "Joy" is a vital part of my make-up when I become a Christian and cannot be separated from my "Christian Character."

    “Developing Joy” Gal 5:22, John 15:1ff Introduction: Last week we started our series "Developing Character" (PP#1) and tackled the issue of "Obedience" to God. If you remember I said that outside of obedience to God you are settling for second best in your life. We looked at three areas of ...read more

  • "Developing Obedience"

    Contributed by Matt Kyzer on Apr 11, 2003
    based on 121 ratings
     | 6,037 views

    One of the most important things that you will do as a Christian is relentlessly work on your Christian character. So this morning we are going to start our series off with one element that is crucial when we talk about developing character and that is “O

    “Developing Obedience” Mark 1:9-11 Introduction: One of the most important things that you will do as a Christian is relentlessly work on your Christian character. The American College defines character as: the aggregate of qualities that distinguishes one person or thing from another. ...read more

  • "Developing Longsuffering”

    Contributed by Matt Kyzer on Apr 30, 2003
    based on 114 ratings
     | 10,434 views

    Correct me if I am wrong, but everyone wants to “Develop Joy” right? And not to many of us would pass on the opportunity to live a life of “Peace”, however it’s this fourth characteristic that many have trouble developing within their Christian characte

    “Developing Longsuffering” Job1:1ff Introduction: I pray that everyone is getting something out of this series on “Developing Character”. I hope that we are not just warming a pew, listening to good music, and leaving here unchallenged. My desire is that each one of us would take seriously ...read more

  • Depots Of Development Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Apr 19, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 1,101 views

    This sermon follows the progression of Acts 11:19-26 and identifies 10 things we should be aware of today. I used train illustrations with the 10 words.

    There are 10 stops along the tracks. (I used train related illustrations for each of these words) 1. Dispersion – v. 19a – Sometimes life takes us in many different directions just as it did in the early Church. 2. Exclusion – v. 19b – Often we like the early Church miss the point that the ...read more

  • A Method To Develop Series

    Contributed by Bruce Rzengota on Feb 10, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 1,692 views

    INTEGRITY IS FLESHED OUT IN A COMMUNITY OF MENTORING

    a method to develop September 28, 2008 Titus 2:1-10 INTRODUCTION Did you see any meltdowns this week? Father arrested after allegedly asking his son to sell drugs -- Huntsville, AL Father arrested as toddlers found wandering the street -- Poconos, New York Child found wandering, ...read more

  • Designed To Develop Series

    Contributed by Dean O'bryan on Oct 28, 2002
    based on 41 ratings
     | 1,375 views

    Part 2 of a series Evidence from the early church that Christ intends His Church to grow: deep, together and larger.

    Trinity Baptist Church October 20, 2002 How Christ builds the Church Designed to Develop Acts 2:41-47 The US has earned a reputation: the land of lawsuits. Only in America would someone spill hot coffee on herself in the car and decide that someone else is responsible. ...read more

  • Character Development

    Contributed by Donna Kazenske on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 85 ratings
     | 15,536 views

    Christian Character is formed through a lifelong process that begins at the new birth experience. When a person gives their life to Christ, the Holy Spirit begins a process of developing His character traits within the soul of the individual. It’s not an

    By: Donna J. Kazenske "Sow a thought, reap an action; sow an action, reap a habit; sow a habit, reap a character; sow a character, reap a destiny." According to the above statement, our character has something to do with our destiny. Since our destiny is of such great importance, shouldn’t we ...read more

  • Developing The Discipline Of Gratefulness

    Contributed by Denise Raterta on Oct 31, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,926 views

    Just how does one develop the discipline of gratefulness, joy and contentment, the way Paul envisioned it? Consider the following steps...

    Developing the Discipline of Gratitude Thankfulness is increasingly following a lonely trail nowadays. People seem to fall more frequently into the mire of ingratitude, especially when greatly impacted by the stresses of this world. Human beings throughout history have demonstrated their ...read more

  • Developing A Heart After God

    Contributed by Stephen Funderburk on Oct 16, 2005
    based on 46 ratings
     | 11,742 views

    going after God

    Intro: in 20 years of pasturing I have made many trips to the hospital for people having open heart surgery, but only once did I have someone who was having a heart transplant. This is an amazing thought, you have a heart that is so diseased that you are going to die, and you receive a brand new ...read more

  • Developing A Life Of Gratitude

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Dec 13, 2005
    based on 10 ratings
     | 5,661 views

    A Thanksgiving holiday message teaching thanksgiving as a way of life

    (adapted from a message by Darryl Dash entitled The Ultimate Lifestyle: Living Gratefully) SPECIAL DAY: THANKSGIVING TEXT: HEBREWS 12:28 TITLE: “DEVELOPING A LIFE OF GRATITUDE” INTRODUCTION: A. An older fellow came into the post office with a post card in his hand. He ...read more

  • Elijah And Elisha – The Work Develops

    Contributed by Gordon Curley on Jan 28, 2011
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,358 views

    Elisha takes over from Elijah. (PowerPoint slides to accompany this talk are available on request - email: gcurley@gcurley.info)

    Ill: • A man was driving home from work one evening; • When he suddenly realized that it was his daughter’s birthday; • And he hadn’t yet bought her a gift. • So, the man rushed off to ‘Toys R Us’ asked the assistant, • "How much is that Barbie doll in the window?" • The assistant ...read more

  • Developing A Thankful Spirit

    Contributed by Pastor Ezekiel Oyekale on Apr 21, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 13,556 views

    This sermon is about practical steps on how to develop appreciation for God.

    DEVELOPING A THANKFUL SPIRIT (Pastor Ezekiel Oyekale) God is worthy of our praise, adoration, and thanksgiving all the times. The scriptures says that God inhabits the praise of His people. The texts in Psalms says, “Let my MOUTH be FILLED with thy PRAISE and with thy honour ALL THE DAY ...read more

  • The Joy Of Developing Godly Character Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Dec 3, 2009
    based on 65 ratings
     | 40,945 views

    This sermon looks at Five Character Traits God desires in a Christian. 1. COMPASSION 2. CONSISTENCY 3. COOPERATION 4. COMMITMENT 5. COURAGE

    The Joy of Developing A Godly Character I have said it before – but let me say it again: God is more concerned with your character than He is with your comfort. God is more concerned with your holiness than He is with your happiness. God is more concerned with you as a person than He is ...read more