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  • Diving In

    Contributed by Glenn Newton on Sep 18, 2002
    based on 40 ratings

    A message that challenges the listener to live a life of Faith.

    Diving In Glenn Newton 01-28-01 James 1:2-8 “Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, 3 because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. 4 Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. 5 more

  • Diving In

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Aug 13, 2008

    The alternative to inexhaustible purpose is to stay in the RUT of the familiar and common-place...“The only difference between a rut and a grave is one of dimension.” (anon)

    LIFE GOALS VIDEO CLIP... Jesus gives us an invitation to go diving! He invites us to plunge into the deep waters of his inexhaustible purpose! I warn you. Diving has its risks. It is not without dangerous possibilities. That’s why many people choose to play it safe. SAFE is familiar and more

  • "Diving In"

    Contributed by Roger Thompson on Jun 18, 2002
    based on 22 ratings

    A Confirmation sermon about diving in to discipleship.

    TOPIC: ?Diving In? TEXT: Acts 2:47 The view from the bottom of the ladder was bad enough. As I stared up to the top, the ladder seemed to stretch a mile into the air ? up and up and up. The platform for the high dive looked a mile away. Then again, I was only 10, and small for my age. My more

  • Bailout: Dive Or Thrive? Series

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Sep 25, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    How we respond to adversity and difficulty will make a great difference on the outcome.

    BAILOUT: We will Dive or Thrive? September 21, 2008 Acts 4:23-5:16 Have you had a bad day, week, month, life? You know you’re having a bad day when… What do you do when everything seems to falls apart? Do you “take a dive” or Thrive? We can handle adversity, difficulty in the same way more

  • Stop Snorkeling And Learn To Scuba Dive Series

    Contributed by Charles Whitmire on Jan 28, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    This is the final message in our Contrarian’s guide series. It’s all about learning to go deep with God.

    For the past few weeks we’ve been looking at stuff that goes contrary to popular opinion. Things like less instead of more, and living for more than me as number one, and how to slow down instead of hurry. It’s been a fun series for me personally, because I think I fall victim to the normal, the more

  • Jesus Talks A Walk While Peter Takes A Dive Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Feb 4, 2003
    based on 22 ratings

    6th of 10 Jesus Stories. This was preached by Steve Higgs. In the journey that Mary and Joseph took to Bethlehem they conquered their fear and learned to live by faith. Peter was called to do the same. He boldly began the walk but he lost his focus an

    In the journey that Mary and Joseph took to Bethlehem they conquered their fear and learned to live by faith. Peter was called to do the same. He boldly began the walk but he lost his focus and began to be afraid. Fear is our constant companion in life but it doesn’t have to be our master. more

  • Slow Down - And Listen

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Sep 28, 2004
    based on 30 ratings

    The Parable of Dives and Lazarus

    NR 26-09-04 Lk 16:19-31 Dives and Lazarus Story: A little girl was standing outside her Sunday School classroom when the pastor - a liberal theologian - noticed she was holding a big storybook entitled, “Jonah and the Whale.” The pastor wanted to have some fun with her so he asked her, more

  • Eat, Drink & Be Sorry

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Sep 26, 2004
    based on 41 ratings

    A sermon for the 17th sunday after Pentecost Series C Proper 21 A sermon about Dives and the rich man

    17th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 21 Luke 16:19-31 "Eat, Drink & Be Sorry" ""There was a rich man, who was clothed in purple and fine linen and who feasted sumptuously every day. And at his gate lay a poor man named Lazarus, full of sores, who desired to be fed with what fell more

  • The Kind Of People God's Uses

    Contributed by Douglas Bryan on Jan 21, 2003
    based on 166 ratings

    In this Christmas message we see that God uses ordinary people like you and me to accomplish His diving purpose.

    THE KIND OF PEOPLE GOD USES Luke 1:26-38 INTRODUCTION: A. The Bible shows that God is looking for people to use 1. So, what kind of people does God use to build His Church„Ÿto build His Kingdom B. Well, we do know that God chose to use Mary for a very special purpose„Ÿto bring His Son more

  • The Pathway Of Deliverance

    Contributed by James May on Feb 4, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Israel’s diving into idolatry and God’s provision of deliverance through the judges are an example to you and I of His power to deliver.

    The Pathway of Deliverance By Pastor Jim May Time and again Israel took a ride on the spiritual roller coaster. One moment they were on the mountaintop when God would bring them great deliverance, but it was only a short fall to the bottom where they would find themselves in terrible bondage more

  • Something Worse Than Going To Hell

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Apr 14, 2002
    based on 654 ratings

    There is something worse than going to hell and something better than going to heaven.

    SOMETHING WORSE THAN GOING TO HELL This message is based in part on a sermon I heard several years ago. The preachers name has long since slipped my mind, but the echo of the living coal I was touched with through that message continues to resonate in my soul. This message is about something more

  • What Do I Do With My Blessing? Series

    Contributed by Rob Willis on Mar 1, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    The beginning of Ephesians 1 emphasizes the fact that we are blessed with every spiritual blessing as Christians. This sermon dives into what we are supposed to DO now that we are blessed.

    Focusing on Truth – a Study in Ephesians Lesson Six: “What do I do with my blessing?” Ephesians 1:11-14 Today, we jump back into our Ephesians series, “Focusing on Truth.” I said in the very beginning that Ephesians is a book of declarations – it declares the truth to us repeatedly. So more

  • Roommates, Bad Dates And Great Mates: Sex Series

    Contributed by Nelson Searcy on Nov 4, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    We are kicking off this brand new series called “Roommates, Bad Dates and Great Mates”. Tonight we are going to dive in and look straight on the topic of sex and what the Bible means when it says, “it was good”.

    ROOMMATES, BAD DATES AND GREAT MATES Sex “. . .and it was good” Hello everyone, and welcome once again to The Journey. It’s great to see you on the night of the blizzard and you are out here in 27 inches of snow on the ground, so we might as well talk about sex. Well, that’s what we are more

  • Follow Me Series

    Contributed by Jake Kircher on Sep 18, 2006
    based on 1 rating

    God wants all of us to jump into Him! He wants us full throttle, diving into Him despite the fear and trusting that he is there to catch us and that it will be amazing. And He wants to use us to make a difference and be an example.

    Tonight I would like to start with a movie clip from Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. Indy and his father have been forced to help the Nazis find the Holy Grail, the cup which Jesus used at the Last Supper with His disciples. Towards the end of their adventure, Indy’s father is shot, leaving him more

  • Blessing In Poverty Series

    Contributed by Chip Monck on Feb 26, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    As we continue our series on the Sermon on the Mount, we dive into the descriptions of a Christian’s character as defined by Christ in the Beatitudes. "Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven."

    For the next three weeks we are back to our in depth study and look at the Sermon on the Mount. If you have accepted the challenge to do some scripture memory as a part of this journey together, then you would be up to Matthew 5, verse 3. And depending on your translation, you will have memorized more