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  • Inside The Ministry Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 4,534 views

    A closer look at the relationship between Paul and the Corinthian church is revealing. Motives of ministry that come from God are powerful and effective for the cause of Christ.

    True Christian Ministry on the Inside Verses one and two of chapter 6 are a continuation of verses 20-21 of chapter 5. Also at the end of this chapter, verse one of chapter 7 is part of what’s being said at the end of chapter 6. The truth is, the chapters and verses have butchered this ...read more

  • Developing A Disciple's Attitude Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Mar 26, 2004
    based on 69 ratings
     | 10,248 views

    In the most famous sermon ever preached, Jesus sets forth eight statements that provide the best definition of a disciple ever delineated

    Developing a Disciple’s Attitude In a classic comic, Calvin and Hobbes are talking about the New Year when Calvin says, “I’m getting disillusioned with these new years. They don’t seem very new at all. Each New Year is just like the old year. Here another year has gone by and everything’s ...read more

  • How Crucified Are You ?

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Apr 1, 2004
    based on 216 ratings
     | 20,480 views

    Paul wrote..."I am crucified with Christ....." How crucified are you ?

    How Crucified Are You ? Galatians 2:20 Over the last five weeks on Sun. morning we have been looking at the crucifixion. Hopefully, we have a clear understanding of what the crucifixion of Christ means, and what it was like. Yet, tonight do we have a understanding of what it means to be ...read more

  • Jeremiah: My Righteousness Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Jun 28, 2004
    based on 55 ratings
     | 11,023 views

    Jeremiah - reveals that Jesus is my righteousness

    JEREMIAH 231-8: MY RIGHTEOUSNESS Have you ever come across someone who is a real prophet of doom? The sort of person who looks at a glass and sees it as half empty and not half full. I am sure we have all come across such people. In the Bible Jeremiah is the prophet of doom in many ways. He ...read more

  • Simon Peter's Dirty Feet Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Jul 8, 2005
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,018 views

    5th of 7 messages on the transformation of Simon into Peter. This message focuses on the inner change in character from pride to being a servant.

    From Ordinary to Extraordinary The transformation began in Amazement… at what Jesus taught and gave to people – both healing and forgiveness Amazement led to simple obedience… even when Simon didn’t think it would make a difference Doubt became faith… that moved Simon to get out of ...read more

  • God So Loved... [missions / Evangelism / Gospel / Great Commission]

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Sep 22, 2005
    based on 684 ratings
     | 21,004 views

    Missions--It all started...not with The Great Commission...but in God’s heart. Link included to Formatted Text Version, handout, and PowerPoint Presentation.

    For God So Loved… Mark 16:15 Usually, when we think of missions we think of the Great Commission. But missions didn’t begin with the Great Commission. Missions began with God. It first beat in His heart before it was ever breathed as the life sustaining force into His church. Our God is ...read more

  • How Jesus Gave His Disciples A Goal Greater Than Their Own Pleasures

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jul 5, 2002
    based on 144 ratings
     | 12,384 views

    How Jesus Gave His Disciples a Goal Greater than Their Own Pleasures - John 14:12-16

    How Jesus Gave His Disciples a Goal Greater than Their Own Pleasures - John 14:12-16 Many people lack motivation because they do not have a higher goal than merely pleasing themselves. Jesus gave His disciples a purpose that would transcend their earthly worries and pleasures. Jesus said, "If ...read more

  • Emmaus Experience

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Dec 18, 2000
    based on 1,199 ratings
     | 171,372 views

    The disciples’ walk to emmaus begins a developing Experience of Christ - Heart-Breaking at his death but when Jesus joins them it becomes Heart-Searching and ends as Heart-Burning Experience.

    I read about a minister who was given the honour of preaching at an important meeting of his denomination. Just before he was to start his sermon he was seen to be looking anxiously around the congregation. The chairman whispered to him, "What’s the problem? Is there someone here who’s heard the ...read more

  • What Happened To Me Last Friday Series

    Contributed by Joel Schulz on Apr 12, 2001
    based on 213 ratings
     | 8,882 views

    This is a unique first-person narrative sermon from the viewpoint of the Centurion at the cross who exclaimed "Truly this is the Son of God!"

    "WHAT HAPPENED TO ME LAST FRIDAY" Last Friday was a day I’ll never forget. I had to oversee three crucifixions. In and of itself, there was nothing unusual about that. I’ve had a lot more than that on one day - I’ve spent longer days at Golgotha. But last Friday I clocked six hours there ...read more

  • Two Builders - Two Foundations Series

    Contributed by Joey Nelson on Feb 8, 2002
    based on 377 ratings
     | 31,939 views

    Jesus had just finished giving the infamous Sermon on the Mount. He so desperately wanted His audience to go and do what He had just taught them because He wanted to implement His kingdom of righteousness on earth. So he tells a story for his conclusion.

    INTRODUCTION Sermonic Theme Opening Statement: Form is meaning in the Bible. The way something is written or said indicates its meaning. I need you to help me make this point. If I say, “Once upon a time…” you expect a story. If I say, “Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today….” you ...read more

  • Christ's Leadership Secret

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Apr 17, 2003
    based on 65 ratings
     | 2,282 views

    Christ’s great sermon on the mount began with the words, "Blessed are you". The Lord knew that everyone has a hunger for supernatural blessings, benefits and empowerments. Everyone in the crowd must have strained to hear every word Jesus spoke that day be

    After reading any of today’s newspapers is it little wonder why many are skeptical about meeting new people. No doubt Jesus could have given in to the temptation to doubt people’s motives. Yet, He maintained an upbeat attitude toward every person He met. Jesus looked at people’s potential because ...read more

  • Keep Right...god Working

    Contributed by Larry Brincefield on Jul 3, 2003
    based on 102 ratings
     | 10,203 views

    While on vacation, I came across road construction signs "Keep Right...men at work". In Acts 3:1-11, we see that God is at work through Peter and John.

    July 2, 2003 Title: Keep Right, God Working Text: Acts 3:1-11 Introduction Thanks for all your prayers for us while we were on vacation! We had a wonderful time! I’ll have to be honest, I was looking forward to going on vacation... but I certainly was NOT looking forward to: the ...read more

  • Working For Jesus Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 16, 2003
    based on 88 ratings
     | 15,572 views

    How we behave at work says a lot about our faith to those around us. It also says a lot about our attitude toward worshipping God. How to make our workplace and our worship work together.

    OPEN: During the middle 1800’s there was a popular set of rules for the office that showed up in one form or another across the nation. They all resembled something like these which were posted in Zachary Geiger’s establishment: 1. Office employees will daily sweep the floors, dust the ...read more

  • The Loss Of The Promise

    Contributed by Mike Hullah on Jul 18, 2003
    based on 44 ratings
     | 1,245 views

    A sermon on how to restore the lost promise of God in your life.

    THE LOSS OF THE PROMISE 2 Kings 6:1-7 And the sons of the prophets said to Elisha, “See now, the place where we dwell with you is too small for us.2 “Please, let us go to the Jordan, and let every man take a beam from there, and let us make there a place where we may dwell.” So he answered, ...read more

  • Schism With The Scribes And Factions With The Family

    Contributed by Michael Bird on Jul 14, 2002
    based on 101 ratings
     | 11,665 views

    This sermon describes the opposition Jesus faced from both his own family and from the Scribes. It attempts to highlight how Christians today can face similar accounts of rejection by both the world and from family.

    Schisms with the Scribes and Factions in the Family Introduction I would like set before you a couple of stories in order to illuminate the background to this passage. Scene 1: A Carpenter Shop in Nazareth The road for Sepphoris to Nazareth consisted mostly of rolling hillsides. It ...read more

  • Defining Discipleship Series

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Aug 15, 2002
    based on 704 ratings
     | 199,875 views

    An expository teaching message on Luke 14:25-35.

    Luke Series #69 June 23, 2002 Title: Defining Discipleship Email: pastorsarver@yahoo.com <mailto:pastorsarver@yahoo.com> Website: www.newlifeinchrist.info <http://www.newlifeinchrist.info> Introduction: Welcome to New Life in Christ. This morning we are continuing in Chapter 14 of ...read more

  • Who Have You Been With

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Aug 17, 2002
    based on 78 ratings
     | 3,356 views

    How do people know who you have been spending time with.

    WHO HAVE YOU BEEN WITH. Place Allendale Baptist Date September 2001 Acts 4: 5-13 INTRODUCTION Mom always asked two questions when I went out. Where you going? & Who are you going with? When I come home, she would ask who’ve you been with? She would always check my story to make sure it was the ...read more

  • Remember Who You Are

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Aug 26, 2002
    based on 45 ratings
     | 4,430 views

    A sermon for the third sunday after Easter A sermon about Jesus’ encounter on the Road to Emmaus

    Third Sunday of Easter Luke 24:13- 35 "Remember who you are" Many years ago my family and I attended an Institute for Renewal at Luther College, one of the morning speakers was Dr. William Willimon who is a pastor and a professor at a southern seminary. During his talks, which were always ...read more

  • The Deceptive Disciple Series

    Contributed by Larry Thompson on Nov 4, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 2,780 views

    An examination of the betrayal of Judas and the tragic fact that EVERY person will have a testimony...either for Christ or Satan.

    CrossPoints – Part Nine “The Deceptive Disciple” John 18:1-7 • Page 766 • Dr. Larry L. Thompson (2002) “When he had finished praying, Jesus left with his disciples and crossed the Kidron Valley. On the other side there was an olive grove, and he and his disciples went into it. [2] Now ...read more

  • Different Men Who Made A Difference Series

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Sep 27, 2006
    based on 48 ratings
     | 7,422 views

    "Meet the Apostles"--unique message presented in first person. Each one was different, but each was used to make a difference! Link included to formatted text and PowerPoint Template.

    Different Men Who Made a Difference Matthew 10:1-4 [To be delivered in 1st person, direct address] Hey you twelve. What a motley crew you were. Not the “Dirty Dozen” necessarily. Just ordinary people. Nothing special. Twelve different men you were…but Jesus chose you to make all the ...read more

  • En La Puerta Del Templo

    Contributed by Pedro Trinidad on Oct 30, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 5,395 views

    Como el hombre cojo en la puerta del Templo necesitaba sanidad, tambien nosotros estuvimos en la misma situacion o estamos.

    En la Puerta Del Templo I. Pedro & Juan van al templo a orar a. La hora novena era las 3:00 PM. b. Habían tiempos designados para la oración II. Cierto hombre cojo de nacimiento a. Cojo al punto que no podía caminar b. Lo traían cada día y ponían en la entrada del Templo c. Para pedir ...read more

  • Climb A High Mountain

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Dec 11, 2006
    based on 116 ratings
     | 8,988 views

    This text about the Mt. of transfiguration tells us how we can experience a greater spiritual high.

    INTRO.- Mountain top experiences are rare but they do happen. ILL.- Carrie Underwood won the “American Idol” in 2005 and this year, Monday, Nov. 6th, she won the Female Vocalist of the Year award at the Country Music awards. She also won the Horizon award, which the best new artist. She said ...read more

  • Well Meaning But Wrong

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jan 29, 2007
    based on 85 ratings
     | 18,181 views

    In our text, we see some well meaning people who made some mistakes and how Jesus responded. 1- The mother’s request 2- The Savior’s comeback 3- The disciples’ reaction 4- The Savior’s example

    INTRO.- Well meaning but wrong. Ever happen to you? ILL.- A young preacher said, “I was completing my first funeral service in my first congregation on the plains of Kansas. The words of committal for a dear, aged mother had been spoken and a prayer following concluded the graveside ...read more

  • Embracing Your Purpose

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Apr 10, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 2,927 views

    Palm Sunday - Jesus embraced his purpose, remaining focused on the goal. So can we succeed if we remained focused on him!

    17-year-old Vivian Ip of Inglewood Cliffs, New Jersey offers a heart cry that resonates in the lives of all too many youth. It is an indictment of her American search for purpose and meaning. There are pages of looking, searching, whys, and survival language. She cries in her loneliness and ...read more

  • The Twelve Men Who Shaped The World , Part 3 - The Apostle Andrew Series

    Contributed by Warren Lamb on Jul 13, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 11,548 views

    Jesus drew from the same raw materials that He draws from today when He calls men and women to be His disciples. In this series, we are looking at each of the Twelve as in-depth as we can, based upon what we can know and discern from the Scripture.

    Once again we turn to the 10th Chapter of the Gospel of Matthew. We focused on the Apostle Peter last time, and we learned quite a bit about how Jesus can use the raw material of a person who is willing to be used. What do you remember about the way the disciples are grouped and paired in the ...read more

  • Time For Change

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Jul 17, 2006
    based on 55 ratings
     | 5,346 views

    What Jesus did called for change, not reform.

    Luke 6:12-26 Time for Change Woodlawn Baptist Church July 16, 2006 Introduction The story is told of a group of men who had been sailing in the Atlantic Ocean when they came too close to shore and crashed against the rocks. Out of concern for other sailors in similar conditions, the ...read more

  • Simon Peter – Sifted, Sustained, Serving. Series

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Jan 2, 2006
    based on 48 ratings
     | 11,652 views

    We know more about the life of Peter than any other disciple which means we can trace his growth as a disciple. In a three section sermon we will see how Jesus helps His impulsive disciple to persevere, even when they fail.

    Simon Peter – sifted, sustained, serving. I recently went to a Men’s Shed Ministry where they were interviewing different men. One man told the story of his life. Which went like this:- Married – divorced. Married – divorce Married – divorce Found God Married first wife The end result is ...read more

  • Seeing Life Through A Different Lense

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Jan 16, 2006
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,908 views

    We often look at life through the lense of the Enemy’s perspective - and live defeated lives. What can happen when we look at life through God’s eyes? Everything changes!

    “A few weeks ago I thought I was going out of my mind. At the time I didn’t realize I was experiencing a form of an "Anxiety Attack." My heart raced with fear as thoughts came to my mind of all the things I hadn’t accomplished that day. And the fear of failing the people around me made me want to ...read more

  • Five Kinds Of Relationship With Jesus Series

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Jan 26, 2006
    based on 36 ratings
     | 9,268 views

    Mark reveals a one to five scale of relationships with Jesus, from his enemies to his selected servants. Do you see yourself in one of these?

    Read or recite Mark 3. In this chapter the opposition against Jesus is mounting. It began in chapter 2 as Jesus broke several traditions that stood in the way of reaching out to the needy and lost. Remember? 1. Jesus announced the forgiveness of sins to the paralytic. 2. He had dinner ...read more

  • There Is More To Me Than The Eye Can See Series

    Contributed by Jerry Gatson on Feb 6, 2006
    based on 67 ratings
     | 10,565 views

    As a believer, I have Jesus Christ the King on the inside of me. Therefore, there is more to me than the eye can see.

    THE BELIEVER’S TRAINING HANDBOOK (part 4) There Is More To Me Than The Eye Can See! 1Sa 16:1-13 And the LORD said unto Samuel, How long wilt thou mourn for Saul, seeing I have rejected him from reigning over Israel? fill thine horn with oil, and go, I will send thee to Jesse the ...read more