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  • It's Not Just How You Start, It's Also How You Finish Series

    Contributed by Timothy Peck on Oct 15, 2001
    based on 44 ratings
     | 12,494 views

    Whether our story of starting our life with God is dramatic or ordinary, what truly counts is finishing.

    [Note:  This sermon was preceded by a testimony of a person who had been an atheist and substance abuser who came to Christ through our church].   Isn’t it exciting to hear how God has changed Kevin’s life? But even as we rejoice, I know what some of you are thinking. Some of you are thinking, ...read more

  • Change Is Not A Dirty Word Series

    Contributed by Cary Paulk on Mar 14, 2002
    based on 86 ratings
     | 4,878 views

    A sermon outlining the necessity of life long change in the Christian Life and in the church.

    Change Is Not a Dirty Word Ephesians 4:14-16 Introduction: • Imagine being a member of the early church in Ephesus. • Perhaps you were a faithful Jewish believer looking for the coming of the Messiah. You embraced Jesus as the Messiah, and you have now committed yourself to being His ...read more

  • "A True Salvation Experience"

    Contributed by Danny Moss on Jun 5, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,839 views

    In this message I try to get across the truth that in order to be saved we must have a changed life.

    "A True Salvation Experience" Text-Acts 4:9-12 dannymoss777@yahoo.com Introduction-I hope that you will listen to this message very closely and intently today, because I feel that I have a much needed word from God to share with you. My message concers having a ...read more

  • The Tough Path Of The New Believer

    Contributed by Jon Mackinney on May 4, 2006
    based on 10 ratings
     | 3,162 views

    Saul was an unusual convert, to be sure. But perhaps he can serve as an example of the things the new believers go through when they come to Christ. And we can also find out how we can encourage them by reaching out like Barnabas did.

    Passage: Acts 9:19-31 Intro: There are times in our lives when we undergo dramatic change. 1. moving, starting a new school, a new job. 2. many factors in these changes, but one of the most powerful is the change in relationships. 3. separate from old friends, perhaps struggle to make new ...read more

  • Ordination Sermon

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 33 ratings
     | 26,148 views

    Includes vows taken by the men being ordained, vows by their wives, by the Elders and by the congregation in attendance.

    OPEN: Back in 1957 the 1st Brethren Church of Sarasota, Florida had a groundbreaking service. Ordinarily, a church will get a few shovels and certain people will turn over a few chunks of dirt. But recalling the words of Jesus, "Take my yoke upon you," this church decided to borrow an old one-horse ...read more

  • An Unlikely Conversion

    Contributed by Gary Washburn on May 31, 2002
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,618 views

    Some people have read portions of the book of Romans and had a life changing experience. The Reformation and the great Awakening was sparked by men reading Romans.

    Series: Riches in Romans Romans 1:1 This book is about introducing good news to bad sinners. An Unlikely Conversion Intro: I have never preached through Romans because I felt it was more than I could handle, and I was right. I know I am in over my head. Romans is a book that ...read more

  • Why God Used Stephen In Such Powerful Ways

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 23, 2001
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,268 views

    The Lord multiplies those who are willing to follow Christ in all aspects of life even if it means personal sacrifice. Stephen spoke out against the idolatry of the people who trusted more in the gods of their own making than Jehovah. (Acts 7:40) It might

    Why God Used Stephen’s Willingness to Die for What He Believed (Acts 7) Illustration:Ministry that costs nothing, accomplishes nothing. John Henry Jowett. 1. Jesus said, “If anyone will come after me let him deny himself, take up his cross daily and follow me.” (Luke 9:23) The Lord ...read more

  • Blessed Are The Poor In Spirit Series

    Contributed by Scott Carmer on May 9, 2005
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,850 views

    Those who are poor in spirit are those who have learned that trusting God is the only things that gives them life, and are the ones who are truly blessed.

    Blessed are the Poor in Spirit Matthew 5:1-11 May 1, 2005 Sometimes, there are some interesting typos in new editions of the Bible. One edition of the Holy Book translated a verse from Exodus 20 as “Thou shall commit adultery.” John 8:11 was rendered “Go and sin on more.” I know that ...read more

  • "Suddenly And Surprisingly Saved!” Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 31, 2003
    based on 362 ratings
     | 12,076 views

    The sudden and miraculous conversion of Zacchaeus illustrates the truth that “the things which are impossible with men are possible with God”

    “Suddenly and Surprisingly Saved!” Luke 19:1-10 Conversion, being saved or being “born again” is the very center of the Biblical message. And although the phrase “born again” may have been trampled underfoot and misused by many it is still the center of the ...read more

  • Problem-Solution Approaches To Spiritual Warfare

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 14, 2001
    based on 22 ratings
     | 1,234 views

    Problem-Solution Approaches to Spiritual Warfare

    How to Develop Problem-Solution Sermons a). Definition - A sermon that describes a problem, its nature, causes, effects and solutions. b). Describe the importance of the problem to your listeners. Discuss its significance in the light of scriptural, social, physical, emotional, and mental ...read more

  • Gender And The Church: Hot Topics Series

    Contributed by Greg Buchner on Aug 24, 2003
    based on 148 ratings
     | 9,166 views

    God has used and wants to use any person who will come to him asking forgiveness and looking for the Spirit’s leadership in their lives, regardless of a person’s gender or calling in Him.

    “Gender and the Church” 2003 Hot Topics Series Galatians 3:26-29 & I Corinthians 14:34-35 August 24, 2003 Purpose: God has used and wants to use any person who will come to him asking forgiveness and looking for the Spirit’s leadership in their lives, regardless of a person’s gender or ...read more

  • Sharing Your Life Journey

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Dec 9, 2003
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,939 views

    People get real scared when you ask them to share thier testimony. People also do not know what to say. This sermon teaches you how to share your life Journey

    I Peter 3:15-16 Sharing Your Life Journey Introduction A. Read I PETER 3:15-16 B. Ok, I agree with those verses but how do I do that? C. In your bulletins for the last several months I have had a sentence in there about sharing your life journeys. D. What does that mean? E. Your life ...read more

  • What It Means To Be A Christian

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Jun 4, 2002
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,593 views

    "The Disciples were called Christians First at Antiioch."

    What It Means to Be a Christian Acts 11:19-26 Verse 26c “The disciples were called Christians first at Antioch.” The US News reported on a poll taken in America. People across America were asked the question? “Are you a Christian?” 86% said, “Yes I am.” If you asked the same people ...read more

  • Revive Us Again Series

    Contributed by Doug Henry on Dec 30, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 3,599 views

    A historical look at great revivals of years past.

    Revive Us Again Acts 2:1-13,41 If you ever want to know the truth about something, all you need to do is ask a child. You see, when we ask adults questions that do not have easy answers, they will usually hem and haw around the topic so as not to offend anyone. Children, however, will let ...read more

  • Da Vinci Code: Truth And Error Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Mark Strauss on May 8, 2006
    based on 12 ratings
     | 1,067 views

    What accounts for the amazing success of The Da Vinci Code? There are no doubt many factors: (1) For one thing, it is a great story. While few would call The Da Vinci Code great literature, it is certainly great entertainment, a gripping suspense novel

    Truth and Error in The Da Vinci Code Part 3 Christianity Answers The Code This message contains excerpts from the book Truth and Error in the Da Vinci Code by Mark L. Strauss This book may be ordered at DaVinciCodeErrors.com The popularity of The Da Vinci Code What accounts for the ...read more