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  • What Do You Do When You Can’t Make It Rain?

    Contributed by Charles Cockroft on Jul 8, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    We believe in God's Miracle Working Power. We spent more time waiting for the miracle than actually seeing it.

    What Do You Do When You Can’t Make it Rain? 1 Kings 17:1-7 And Elijah the Tishbite, who was of the inhabitants of Gilead, said unto Ahab, As the LORD God of Israel liveth, before whom I stand, there shall not be dew nor rain these years, but according to my word. 2 And the word of the ...read more

  • Even 4 Days Of Tears Vs Even Now Faith

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Feb 24, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    This dark storm does not have to sink our boats. Even now faith can overcome what seems to be a Divine Delay. This problem does not have to be a stumbling block, it can be stepping stone. never give up. Stingness can kill love.

  • Jesus, Son Of God Series

    Contributed by K. Edward Skidmore on Dec 8, 2014

    Peter's confession that Jesus is the Son of God leads to the consideration of who we might say Christ is to us when He is either silent, seemingly late, or tells us "No."

    Jesus, Son of God (Who Do YOU Say that I Am?) Matthew 16:13-17 INTRODUCTION: Have you ever talked to someone who thinks Jesus was a great teacher and a good man, but nothing more? I’ve even heard people claim that Jesus never said he was anything more than a normal human being. I ...read more

  • The Nobleman's Son

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Oct 15, 2013
    based on 6 ratings

    Sometimes the capacity to receive answered prayer lies within our willingness to obey the clear-cut commands of Jesus.

  • Part 7 - Matthew 9:18-26 - The Desperate Cry Of My Faith! Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Mar 25, 2010
    based on 15 ratings

    It wasn’t the faith of this little girl that moved Jesus to come. It was the faith of a father in desperation, crying out to Jesus. Nothing is more powerful than the desperation of a father for his child. THERE IS ALWAYS A DESPERATE ASPECT TO FAITH.

  • Microwave Society: Now Or Wait

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 13, 2017

    Today we seem to demand: free, cheap, easy and instant? Some times God uses DIVINE DELAYS as test and part of the growth process. Are we 4 days too late?

    MICROWAVE SOCIETY: INSTANT, NOW --- VS --- WAIT By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com We have all heard the phrase: HASTE MAKES WASTE. SELAH: the Hebrew word Selah true meaning is doubtful. Some say: silence, pause, others say: end, a louder strain Like for music to play? Selah is ...read more

  • Hurry Up And Wait. Does Waiting Put Your Fire Out?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Dec 13, 2019
    based on 1 rating

    There is a very hard lesson to learn: HURRY UP AND WAIT. Often God uses DIVINE DELAYS to teach us faith. The is a danger that waiting can put your fire out. TO WAIT PATIENTLY is a difficult task.

  • Part 6 - Matthew 9:18-22 - Lord, What's With The Delay! I'm Desperate Here! Series

    Contributed by Ross Cochrane on Mar 24, 2010
    based on 24 ratings

    For Jairus in his desperation it must have seemed to be taking forever. "Lord I'm desperate here! Why this delay? My daughter is dead, and You can heal her with just a touch." Ever prayed like that?

    Part 6 - Matthew 9:18-22 - LORD, WHAT'S WITH THE DELAY! I'm desperate here! As a Pastor, I am now a Chaplain in an aged care facility. I start officially on Monday. Julie and I are spending time in a little holiday house in a town called Padanga in Australia before I start. There is NO INTERNET ...read more

  • Christ Died So That We Might Live

    Contributed by William Baeta on Jun 21, 2003
    based on 23 ratings

    “For you know the grace of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though He was rich, yet for your sakes He became poor, that you through His poverty might become rich” 2 Cor. 8:9.

    ! Mark 5:21-43 Theme: Christ died so that we might live Text: 2 Sam. 1:1, 17-27; 2 Cor. 8:7-15; Mark 5:21-43 God has a divine plan for our lives. This plan is in the Word of God and this life is only possible when one lives a life of obedience to the Word of God. Such a life is a life of ...read more

  • John Eats The Little Book

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Jun 10, 2001
    based on 28 ratings

    We see in John’s actions indications for what God desires His church to know and do: [1] feast on His Word; [2] understand the two-fold effect of God’s Word (bitter-sweet); [3] take the responsibility to pray & study & preach His Word.

    Last week, as we began studying chapter 10, we came to the second set of back-to-back parenthetical visions in the book of Revelation. We were reminded that the main focus of the Tribulation period is the judgment of God, and that the main purpose of parenthetical visions is for God to be able to ...read more

  • Disabled But Equally Empowered

    Contributed by William Baeta on Mar 2, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    “Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?” Romans 8:35.

    Theme: Disabled but equally empowered Text: 2 Sam. 9:1-13; Rom. 8:31-39; Mark 5:22-24, 36-43 The George Bush highway, the N1, has been commissioned and it was an impressive commissioning. A group of people, the disabled, however boycotted the commissioning. They complained that facilities for ...read more

  • #6 Long Waits And Sudden Answers! Series

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Mar 9, 2003
    based on 44 ratings

    Mary and Martha waited 4 DAYS, ---96 HOURS, --- 5,760 MINUTES, ---345,600 SECONDS --- but Jesus knew what he was doing.Good Waiting grows faith.

    LONG WAITS AND SUDDEN ANSWERS! By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr.  Kyfingers@aol.com This is part #6 on waiting. 1. Waiting and Patience -- the dirty words? ; 2. Habakkuk’s Waiting Room; 3. Danger of waiting and spiritual rust; 4. The five levels of waiting; 5. Waiting with Joy and gladness 6. Long ...read more

  • Spiritual Ammunition

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jan 5, 2014

    When we pray, we are tapping into divine power and there is nothing to fear.

    During Desert Storm, I received letters from friends and family assuring me of their prayers. I knew we had sufficient air cover—every night I could see our planes headed north to inflict serious damage upon the Iraqi Republican Guard. But my confidence was in knowing that we also had ...read more

  • The Longsuffering Of God

    Contributed by Rodney Johnson Sr., on Apr 30, 2012
    based on 5 ratings

    If God was not longsuffering, the bible would've ended in three chapters. No one would've been here to read it except God and the unfallen angels. Oh how He loved us so! I am alive today for one reason; "The Longsuffering of God".

    Introduction: This is a subject near and dear to my heart. When I consider how much God loves me, my soul cringe within. I could be dead, but for the longsuffering of God. I have been through numerous experiences that placed my life on the verge of death. The Lord has delivered me from the ...read more

  • In Good Hands! Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Feb 7, 2012

    We will never answer every question regarding God’s calling and election and man’s free will, but how we respond to God is very important. As we grapple with these deep truths, we must remember the greatest response is to trust Him and surrender ourselves

    In Good Hands! Romans 9:19-29 Romans 9 may have raised more questions than answers for you. You’re not alone in this. Even the Apostle Peter, when referring to inspired Scripture written by the Apostle Paul, recognized that his weighty words were sometimes difficult to comprehend in 2 ...read more