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  • Couldn't You Send Someone Else?

    Contributed by Anne Benefield on Sep 4, 2008
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    God has a plan for us, and like Moses, we resist it, but God is persistent and patient.

    “Couldn’t You Send Someone Else?” Romans 12:9-12; Exodus 3 and 4, Various Verses The Reverend Anne Benefield Geneva Presbyterian Church, August 31, 2008 Introduction: Today, we will continue the story of Exodus. We’ll hear the story of the burning bush and God’s call to Moses. Since the more

  • Aren't You God?

    Contributed by Aaron Kilbourn on Sep 9, 2008
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    Along with the beautiful promises of God is the conditional clause of severe discipline if we break His commands and His laws.

    In 1969, in Pass Christian, Mississippi, a group of people were preparing to have a "hurricane party" in the face of a storm named Camille. Were they ignorant of the dangers? Could they have been overconfident? Did they let their egos and pride influence their decision? We will never know. What more

  • A Motley Crew, In Chains

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 3, 2008
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    Tychicus, Onesimus, and Aristarchus chose to chain themselves to ministries of encouragement, inclusion, and support.

    If you follow the rock music scene, I guess I should hurry to assure you that the sermon today is not about a heavy metal group, nor is it about some kind of kinky fetish. The theme, "A Motley Crew, In Chains" is evoked by the long list of names which Paul singles out as he finishes the more

  • Prayer As A Spiritual Discipline

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Oct 27, 2008

    Prayer and what it means for our spiritual life. Part 10 of 13 on Spiritual Disc.

    Spiritual Disciplines: Prayer Sermon Number 10 March 2, 2008 There’s a story about a small town that had been historically “dry,” it was alcohol free. A bar was going to open on Main Street and upon hearing the news, the only church in town organized an all-night prayer meeting, asking God to more

  • Confession Is Good For The Soul Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Oct 27, 2008

    God’s call for you and I to confess. Part 11 of 13 on Spiritual Disc.

    Spiritual Disciplines: Confession Sermon Number 11 March 9, 2008 John Ortberg tells the story about the time he and his wife Nancy bought their first piece of new furniture: a mauve sofa. He explained it was more the shade of Pepto-Bismol, but “mauve” sounded better. The furniture salesman more

  • Spiritual Discipline Of Serving Series

    Contributed by Michael Deutsch on Oct 27, 2008
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    Part - 3 of 13 in a Spiritual Disciplines series.

    Spiritual Disciplines: Service John 13:1-5, 12-17 Sermon Number 3 January 20, 2008 Jesus gathered with His disciples in an upper room to celebrate one final meal together before He would die on the cross. The disciples still had no clue as to what was going to happen next. They simply more

  • Stopping To Refuel Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Oct 28, 2008
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    One thing we know is that when we are running on empty, physically, emotionally and spiritually, all of us need to refuel. That’s the actual prayer the apostle Paul shares in our Scripture today, “That you would be filled with the fullness of life and the

    Stopping to Refuel When You’re Running on Empty I Kings 19:1-12 and Ephesians 3:14-21 (NLT) Video- “Re-Fuel” order from One thing we know is that when we are running on empty, physically, emotionally and spiritually, all of us need to refuel. That’s the actual prayer the more

  • Seasoning Our Getting Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Aug 3, 2008

    The best gift one can get is that of a relationship with Jesus. New Years is a great time to think this through

    Enjoy the tree because next week it will be gone, the garlands, nativity scene and memorial ornaments will be put away till next December 7 (which is the second Sunday in Advent). At our house we’ve left up some winter decorations but the bulk of our Christmas is down and in the garage. Yet, today more

  • Paul's Prayer For The Philippian Church #2 Series

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Jan 3, 2008

    Paul prays that the church would choose excellence,integrity, and the fruit of righteousness.

    #6 4-29-07 Paul’s Prayer for the Church of Philippi (2) Text; Philippians 1:9-11 Introduction; Summary: Paul was a man of prayer and he prayed for their spiritual maturity. That they would abound more in God’s love. III. Paul Prays that they would choose Excellence A. Excellence more

  • Pressing Towards The Goal Series

    Contributed by Ronald Thorington on Jan 3, 2008
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    How do you achieve the goal of knowing Christ?

    #24, 9-23-07 Pressing Towards the Goal Introduction; What is your purpose for living? Is it just to survive? Is it just to enjoy your self? Are you just floating aimlessly through life? God has a higher purpose for us! How can we know and achieve that purpose? Text; Philippians more

  • Self-Control Series

    Contributed by Alan Mccann on Sep 12, 2008
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    self-control - is at the heart of our faithful walk before God and people. We lose it in small ways which leads to bigger problems

    Respectable Sins – Self-Control How often have you had someone say to you ‘He who is without sin cast the first stone?’ Or maybe you have someone say to you ‘Judge not lest you be judged?’ I reckon they must two verses which are most often taken out of their context and misapplied. The second more

  • Our Spiritual Metamorphosis: Step 1 – Conversion Series

    Contributed by Paul Dietz on Sep 14, 2008
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    2nd in the Series on Spiritual Transformation

    Our Spiritual Metamorphosis: Step 1 – Conversion John 3: 1-10a; 16-17 As you may recall, I began last week’s message with a Poem entitled “Metamorphosis.” I would like to use a portion of the opening, as well as the closing stanzas of that poem again this week as both a reminder of some of the more

  • Christian Disciplines: Solitude & Silence

    Contributed by Duane Smith on Sep 22, 2008
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    The purpose of this lesson is to expose God’s children to an aspect of spiritual discipline that has been forgotten & encourage us to make it a part of our spiritual lives.

    CHRISTIAN DISCIPLINES – Solitude and Quiet* Matthew 6:6 INTRODUCTION: A. Here I have a 3 minute egg timer, which actually runs about 3minutes and 5 seconds. 1. First thing I want you to do is get a thought about God to think on – got it? 2. When I say go, I will turn the timer over more

  • On Guard

    Contributed by Nathan Johnson on Sep 30, 2008

    We should always be people who care to look around us and keep the watch against the enemy

    Be On Guard Griffith Baptist Church – 9/28/08 P.M. Service Text: Nehemiah 4:7-9 Key verse: Nehemiah 4:9 - Nevertheless we made our prayer unto our God, and set a watch against them day and night, because of them. The Introduction Waiting to be interviewed for a job as a wireless more

  • Spiritual Moodiness-Busted!

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Oct 5, 2008
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    God’s word creates an atmosphere to be healed and helped in every area- including ourselves!

    Spiritual Moodiness-Busted! Text: Isaiah 43:1,7 Show video called "Fastlane" by But now, thus says the LORD, who created you, O Jacob, And He who formed you, O Israel: “ Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by your name; You are Mine.7 Everyone more