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  • The Women At The Tomb: Remember

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 5, 2010
    based on 7 ratings

    The skepticism of the apostles, hearing the women's testimony of the resurrection, could have been prevented had they heeded the angels' admonition to remember what Jesus predicted would happen. So today when our witness is challenged or our desires to d

    Takoma Park Baptist Church, Washington, DC April 14, 1987, Easter The old vaudeville song proclaims, “Dearie, do you remember? Because if you remember, then you’re much older than I.” The idea seems to be that remembering is nothing to be proud of; the implication is that more

  • The Other Side

    Contributed by T. Brent Long on Mar 27, 2011
    based on 14 ratings

    Following Jesus requres us to go to the other side. The other side speaks of Difference, Departure, Difficulty, Destination and Decision.

    Luke 8:22 “Now it came to pass on a certain day, that he went into a ship with his disciples: and he said unto them, Let us go over unto the other side of the lake. And they launched forth.” Mark 4:35 And the same day, when the even was come, he saith unto them, Let us pass over unto more

  • Sandpaper Christians

    Contributed by Rick Pendleton on May 20, 2008
    based on 61 ratings

    If Christians are to make a difference in society, we must be salt and light. This sermon adds sandpaper... sometimes we have to rub against the grain.

    Sand Paper Christians Romans 12:2, John 15:18-19 Intro: These words were scribbled on the tomb of an Anglican bishop in the crypts of Westminster Abbey... "When I was young and free and my imagination had no limits, I dreamed of changing the world. As I grew older and wiser, I discovered the more

  • You Can Make A Difference

    Contributed by Bruce Ball on Jun 2, 2006
    based on 240 ratings

    This sermon shows who makes a difference; how they do it; and why they do it.

    A minister wore a carnation on his lapel every Sunday morning. He never gave it much thought until one day after church, a visiting boy about ten years old asked if he could have it. The minister handed it to him and asked him why he wanted it. The boy said that his parents were divorced the more

  • Waffles And Spaghetti

    Contributed by Emile Wolfaardt on May 8, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    (PowerPoint Slides and Cell Study Notes freely available by emailing Looking at the differences between men and women = powerful concept.

    Waffles and Spaghetti Romans 15:7 This morning I want to start a brand new series that I have called "Fireproof" - a title I borrowed from an awesome film on the circuit right now on relationships in general, and marriage in particular. Like you, I have discovered that relationships can be the more

  • Useful Or Useless? Your Choice! Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Sep 1, 2009
    based on 16 ratings

    This message focuses on the wasted life of Judas and describes how we can make a difference in the lives of other people.

    The Power of a Changed Life Useful or Useless? Your Choice! Acts 3:1-10 Turn in your Bibles to Acts 3:1-10. We come today to the 5th message in this preaching series titled The Power of Changed Life. Acts 3:1-10 One of the men God used in the 19th century was D.L. Moody. He was not more

  • Our Purpose "Doing Three Things With Excellence"

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Feb 8, 2010
    based on 10 ratings

    This sermon looks at the 3 fold nature of our purpose statement and elaborates on each of them which are 1 right relationship with God, 2 equipped for the ministry of Jesus Christ, 3 make a difference in the lives of others.

    Our Purpose: “Doing Three Things With Excellence” 1/24/2010 Psalm 46:1-11 Colossians 3:12-17 In Life-sharing and Pioneers, we have been looking closely at our purpose statement, and what we as a church mean by it. Let’s say it together: Our purpose is to enter more

  • A Mother's Day Card From God

    Contributed by Tom Owen on Jul 3, 2008
    based on 33 ratings

    Encouragement for moms

    A Mother’s Day Card from God [2] Today is the day when Moms get the special treatment, right? You know, breakfast in bed; homemade Mother’s Day cards from the kids; flowers from your husband; lunch at your favorite restaurant; and absolutely no house cleaning! (How come I’m seeing some of you more

  • The Uniqueness Of Christianity

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Nov 15, 2010
    based on 8 ratings

    People are always drawn by the unusual and unique. The most unique "religion" in the world is Christianity. Its origin, teaching, and influence worldwide are all unmatched!

    Intro: People are always drawn by the unusual and unique. The most unique book in the world is the Bible. Its origin, teaching, and influence worldwide are all unmatched. In our passage we shall study seven unique aspects of Christianity. I. A Unique Exhibition (v.11). This is an exhibition more

  • Differences Between Religion & Salvation

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Jan 2, 2011
    based on 6 ratings

    There is no salvation in prophets, apostles, priests, pastors, ministers, or any religious leaders but only in Jesus Christ. You may boast of your fine church buildings, large membership; be active in religious and charitable work, but all these are power

    Intro: At certain seasons of the year, we find many religious celebrations being conducted. We find that the natural man wants to be religious. He will often do many pious things in hope that he is performing an act of worship and service to the Lord. But God in His word teaches that religion is more

  • Be Encouragers

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Nov 19, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    We 'The Church' are called to be differant, not of the world even. We are directed to encourage one another, there is so much that God has done for us so much we can encourage one another about - awesome stuff this encouraging!

    Be Encouragers! Hebrews 10:24-25, Encouragement vs The Great Kiwi Knocking Machine! Play the Song ‘You Ugly’, I just thought we could do with a little entertainment this morning prior to the sermon as you see this song came out of the United States of America, only in the U.S eh what more

  • Counsel For The Church

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on May 28, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    The people of God’s church must be on guard against the ploys of Satan to discourage, divide, and defile, and thereby to hinder or halt the work of God.

    Counsel For The Church Text: 1 Cor.15: 58 Intro: In the 15th chapter of First Corinthians, Paul is seeking to prove the resurrection of the saints, using the resurrection of Christ as the foundation of proof. He points out that just as Christ arose from the grave with a glorified body, more

  • He Said/She Said Series

    Contributed by Emile Wolfaardt on May 7, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    (PowerPoint Slides and Cell Study Notes freely available by emailing Understanding and celebrating the differences between men and women...

    He Said/She Said Fireproof Your Relationships: Sermon One Ephesians 5:21-33 Good morning! Welcome to Fireproof - a campaign designed to strengthen marriages in the church and in the community. We started to look at marriages a few weeks ago, and if you missed those three messages I would more

  • Loving Your Rights Or Your Right To Love Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jun 22, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    What distractions keep you from being an effective witness for Jesus Christ? One of the chief distractions is focusing on the minor differences between us, instead of building each other up in love. Paul takes this topic head-on in Romans 14.

    We’ve been talking about making ourselves available to become like God and be used by God in his Great Story. Have you ever had an important task to do—a paper to write, an assignment at work to complete, a check book that needs to be balanced? As you set yourself to that task, the phone rings, you more

  • Be Encouraged! Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Jul 6, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Paul’s final theological words to the Romans hold a lot of weight. But in some ways Paul says to ’lighten up!’ when it comes to dealing with people who are different than us in the body of Christ.

    We’ve been talking a lot about getting along in a hostile environment. That, to use an old adage, honey attracts more flies than vinegar. To be a compliant citizen of your nation, even when it doesn’t reflect the character of God very well, is a good thing because it allows the spotlight to be on more