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  • Living A Seamless Life In Christ

    Contributed by Jan Oosthuizen on Oct 7, 2017
     | 1,054 views

    Living a seamless life in Christ where there is no compartmentalization, cognitive dissonance, compartments, start and stop spirituality. Being salt and being light is seamless energy.

    (John 19:23) Then the soldiers, when they had crucified Jesus, took His garments and made four parts, to each soldier a part, and also the tunic. Now the tunic was without seam, woven from the top in one piece. Fulfilment of (Ps 22:18) You wear a tunic as the first layer of clothing next to the ...read more

  • The Battle Of The Flesh Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Mar 15, 2009
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,935 views

    One of the most underrated struggles we have as Christians is that between the Spirit of God in us and the flesh trying to pull us back into ways that are not like God. If you experience that dissonance between what you want to be like and what you are li

    We are conceived in bondage to a liar who wants only to steal kill and destroy us. He wants us to stay as far away from God as possible. We do what is not like God by default, it is our programming to do so. You would think that laws telling us how to behave would lessen the chances that we would ...read more

  • Make A Choice! Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Feb 13, 2012
    based on 106 ratings
     | 35,748 views

    The Bible is filled with calls for us to "make a decision." Choose whether our God, or the gods of this world are better... then live like what you believe. What does the world offer, and why can

    OPEN: An evangelist in South Africa had a van with this sign on the side that said this: “Where will you spend eternity? Most people don’t decide till the 11th hour. Our service begins at 10:30.” That evangelist’s van was telling people that there was a “decision” to be made. It asked: ...read more

  • The Trademark Of The Covenant Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Sep 29, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,273 views

    Circumcision was the "trade mark" of the Old Covenant. But what difference could that make to us? We're no longer commanded to be circumcised as they were back then.

    Back in the 1990s, Reader’s Digest told the story of a soldier who was serving as a guard through the night. Early in the morning, he reported to his commanding officer who demanded, “Did you sleep well while on duty?” “What made you think that I fell asleep?” asked the surprised soldier. “Look ...read more

  • Reconciliation

    Contributed by Daren Mitchell on Apr 21, 2014
     | 2,324 views

    Trying to follow the command of Jesus to love God and others without the power of the Spirit would be like trying to fill a bucket with water that has holes in the bottom of it. The bucket won't fill up.

    If you sit down to a piano and play one key you create a sound. Now if you strike another key at the same time, you will have one of two tones. You will hear a harmonious tone, or you will hear a dissonant tone. You'll know right away which tone you hear. If you strike two keys at the same time ...read more

  • The Guilt Grind Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Nov 1, 2015
    based on 14 ratings
     | 19,581 views

    Did you realize that God has a prescription for dealing with guilt and shame. And that this prescription works for both Christians and non-Christians. What could even non-Christians possibly do to resolve their guilt in sin?

    OPEN: A little boy had been given a slingshot for his birthday. He loved it and practiced every day aiming at different objects. During the summer he and his sister would spend a lot of time at their grandmother’s house and, one day he was out in her backyard he spied his grandma’s pet ...read more

  • Fire! Baptism! Discerning This Time

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Jun 1, 2016
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,353 views

    Division: a declaration of how things will be, rather than an imperative of how they should be.

    FIRE! BAPTISM! DISCERNING THIS TIME Luke 12:49-56 There is a measure of dissonance as this passage comes crashing through Jesus’ symphony of peace. “Fire!” begins the Greek of Luke 12:49. “Fire I came to cast into the earth, and what will I if it be already ...read more

  • Christian Meditation Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Oct 14, 2005
    based on 53 ratings
     | 4,461 views

    An introduction to a series on Spiritual Disciplines and a practical message on Christian meditation

    Tilling the Soil of The Soul September 18, 2005 Meditation 1 Timothy 4:7-8, Psalm 119:48 Intro to the Disciplines I remember when I was a kid, we were living in New Dundee & my dad’s office was not in the church building, it was in the basement of our house. In order to go to work in the ...read more

  • Good Form Series

    Contributed by Dustin T Parker on Dec 26, 2006
     | 1,190 views

    The presence of Christ

    † In the name of Jesus Christ † 2 May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give you grace and peace. Philippians 1:2 (NLT) Form ensures action It was the reason that I would never make the gymnastics team, or if there was one, a diving team. It was the reason that I would never be ...read more

  • Principles To Build Upon: Harmony Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on May 9, 2008
    based on 9 ratings
     | 5,861 views

    Unity within the church is vital to the success of the church.

    Principles to Build Upon: Harmony Introduction: The last few weeks we have discussed principles that we must build upon. If we are going to grow as a church there are several pillars that we must build upon. We have talked about the importance of maintaining the Truth, of worshipping in spirit ...read more

  • Maintain Harmony Series

    Contributed by Michael Luke on Jun 6, 2016
     | 3,560 views

    One of the saddest things that can happen in a congregation is when people begin to fight each other instead working together. Instead of being focused on our mission, we’re too busy bickering and fighting with each other.

    Today we finish our series through Paul’s Letter to Titus. I pray that these messages have blessed you but I also pray that they have challenged you – challenged you to grow in your walk with Christ and challenged our church to grow in depth and number. Turn in your Bibles ...read more

  • A Willing And Submissive Spirit Series

    Contributed by Bart Leger on Jul 27, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 4,210 views

    Paul not only prayed for the spiritual well-being of the Roman church but was eager to be used by God as an instrument to help answer that prayer according to His divine will. The church has always been full of people who are quick to criticize, but seems

    A Willing and Submissive Spirit Paul not only prayed for the spiritual well-being of the Roman church but was eager to be used by God as an instrument to help answer that prayer according to His divine will. The church has always been full of people who are quick to criticize, but seems short ...read more

  • The Best Christmas Song Series

    Contributed by Scotty Killingsworth on Nov 28, 2001
    based on 60 ratings
     | 4,311 views

    This sermon takes a look at what a great Christmas song should contain

    S120201 The best Christmas song --Romans survey What is the best Christmas song ever written? The Messiah by Handel,Joy to the world, Silent night, Away in a manger, Jingle bells . . . What is the Worst Song: For me it is anything sung by a chipmunk. How about, "Momma got runned over by ...read more

  • Heed Paul's Advent Admonition

    Contributed by Daniel Habben on Dec 11, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,632 views

    Heed Paul’s Advent Admonition 1) Be united in faith 2) Be faithful in unity

    “You better watch out! You better not cry! You better not pout! I’m telling you why...” For a number of good reasons that song isn’t in our hymnal but it does remind us that this is a season of watching and preparing. Last Sunday we were encouraged to watch for Christ’s coming. This Sunday we are ...read more

  • How To Avoid The Peril Of Pretentiousness

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,458 views

    Have you ever wondered how to avoid having any trace of pretense? To make an unsupported claim about one’s accomplishment is pretending to be something we are not.

    Have you ever wondered how to avoid having any trace of pretense? To make an unsupported claim about one’s accomplishment is pretending to be something we are not. Paul spoke harshly against the pretentious Jewish teachers of his day because they preach too little to themselves. These ...read more