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  • Draw Near To God

    Contributed by Jeremy Poling on May 15, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,329 views

    If you draw close to God he will draw close to you

    Psalm 73:27-28 27 For, lo, they that are far from thee shall perish: thou hast destroyed all them that go a whoring from thee. 28 But it is good for me to draw near to God: I have put my trust in the Lord GOD, that I may declare all thy works. He was just a little lad, and on a Sabbath ...read more

  • Closeness With The Father - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Bo Lane on Apr 19, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,677 views

    This series urges believers to live a life of intimacy and relationship as God intended from the beginning.

    Our Key verse for this series is: - James 4:8, “Draw close to God, and God will draw close to you.” - God desires for us to be close to Him, to share intimacy with Him Intimacy is a strange word. When you think of the word intimacy, what do you think? - Most people immediately ...read more

  • "Pray For Me And I'll Pray For You…”

    Contributed by J. Douglas Duty Jr. on Oct 29, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 4,861 views

    #9 and final in series through James

    “Pray for me and I’ll pray for you…” James 5:13-18 Many years ago, back when black and white television was the cutting edge of technology, there was a particular show that every kid watched - Superman – Superman was a great show! It had action, drama, and the good verses the evil. Superman ...read more

  • Time Is Ticking Away

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on May 29, 2001
    based on 198 ratings
     | 2,234 views

    A sermonette concerning a personal house cleaning.

    TIME IS TICKING AWAY PSALM 90:12 Introduction: 1. This morning I have just a few minutes. a. How many times in your life have you felt that you didn’t have enough time to get something accomplished? b. Mothers and grandmothers, how many times have you not had ...read more

  • When You’re In A Hurry & God Isn’t

    Contributed by Vernon L Caruthers on Dec 3, 2009
    based on 21 ratings
     | 7,120 views

    This message centers upon the Christian virtue of PATIENCE & learning to WAIT upon GOD & upon practicing this GODLY VIRTUE.

    When You Are in a Hurry But GOD Isn’t: Scripture Reference: James 3: 7-11 December 06, 2009 ‘Be patient therefore, brethern, unto the coming of the LORD. Behold the husbandman (farmer) waits for the precious fruit of the earth, & has long patience for it, until he receive the early & latter ...read more

  • Are We Community Focused

    Contributed by Giles Mullen on Feb 5, 2002
    based on 21 ratings
     | 1,473 views

    In Acts 2:42-47 we see a community of believers, have we maintained that spirit of belief in today’s society?

    Community Acts 2:42-47 "I have a dream that one day every valley shall be exalted, every hill and mountain shall be made low, the rough places will be made plain, and the crooked places will be made straight, and the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see ...read more

  • No Prayer, No Life;know Prayer Know Life! Series

    Contributed by Miguel Monge Jr. on Jul 26, 2005
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,689 views

    Prayer gets God’s work done! This sermon will help us learn to pray God’s way!

    Part 3 of the series; Getting in spiritual shape: No prayer, No Life; Know Prayer, Know Life Prayer- Most people associate prayer with trouble and hardship or when something is needed. I often had the idea that prayer was just that but throughout the years I have learned that prayer is ...read more

  • How To Conquer Conflict In The Church Series

    Contributed by Jim Mooney on Dec 30, 2000
    based on 225 ratings
     | 8,903 views

    This message will reveal the source of conflict in the church and then teach you how to conquer it.

    CONQUERING CONFLICT IN THE CHURCH Growing Up Rather Than Giving Up - Part 10 James 4:1-10 We’re going to be looking at what James has to say on How to Conquer Conflict In The Church. Conflict in the church has been a problem since the beginning of the church. Conflict is a problem that the ...read more

  • That Shower Fresh Feeling Series

    Contributed by Carl Willis on Apr 15, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 5,679 views

    The second message in the April Showers series. For those times that God tells you to "hit the showers."

    This morning we will be continuing our series "April Showers Bring May Flowers." I will be speaking to you today about "That Shower Fresh Feeling." Our background scripture today comes from the book of Deuteronomy. Deuteronomy 30:6 “The LORD your God will cleanse your heart and the hearts of ...read more

  • All Worship Is Not Acceptable

    Contributed by Ramsey Ledford on Jul 19, 2005
    based on 20 ratings
     | 7,667 views

    This is a sermon on how to both worship and fear God as He desires us to rather that simply going through the "form" of religion only.

    “All Worship is Not Acceptable” Introduction: Assyria conquered Israel and most were deported from Samaria to Assyria. Assyria replaced the deported Israelites with captives of other countries to live in Samaria. This is where our text will pick up. #1) What has been imported into our way of ...read more

  • If I Were The Devil....

    Contributed by William Young on Sep 4, 2001
    based on 138 ratings
     | 7,159 views

    To Foil to Demon, We must Understand How He Works In Our Lives!

    (Drawn By a Sermon Authored by Bro Phil Sanders, Concord Road Church of Christ, Nashville TN) IF I WERE THE DEVIL James 1:13-15 1. Peter warns us in 1 Pet. 5:8,9, "Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls about seeking someone to devour. 2. This is true! C. S. Lewis wrote ...read more

  • When God Plays Hide & Seek

    Contributed by Steven Shubert on Dec 11, 2004
    based on 38 ratings
     | 7,833 views

    There are times in our relationship with GOD that it seems that He conceals Himself from us. What, if anything, is GOD doing when He plays "Hide & Seek" ?

    When god plays Hide And Seek Job 23:8-10 8 Behold, I go forward, but he is not there; and backward, but I cannot perceive him: 9 On the left hand, where he doth work, but I cannot behold him: he hideth himself on the right hand, that I cannot see him: 10 But he knoweth the way that I take: when ...read more

  • Roadside Assistance

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jul 11, 2007
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,140 views

    God’s promises to come to our aid when we are in trouble.

    The day I purchased my new truck the key fell out of my pocket onto the front seat and I locked it inside. So I called the 1-800 Roadside Assistance number I found in the phone book. They sent someone right away, even though it was after normal business hours. I was impressed. Made me ...read more

  • The New And Living Way

    Contributed by Tony Searles on Jul 7, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 3,344 views

    To rejoice in the New & Living way we have to live in Christ Jesus our Savior!

    “THE NEW AND LIVING WAY!” BECAUSE OF THE CAUSE OF CHRIST HEBREWS 10:19-25 Have you ever gotten a new thing before and have treated that thing as gold? - no one could touch it - no one can use it - no one can look at it - everyone is using it wrong once you do allow ...read more

  • More Of God's Power In Your Life

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Aug 21, 2001
    based on 47 ratings
     | 5,468 views

    How to draw near to God and sense more of His power at work in my life especially when I don’t feel like He’s near.

    More of God’s power in your Life James 4:8 (NLT) 8 Draw close to God, and God will draw close to you. Wash your hands, you sinners; purify your hearts, you hypocrites. Quite a while ago, there was an article in the Denver Rocky Mountain News described various web sites to which people can ...read more