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  • Drawing Close To God Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Oct 11, 2017
    based on 1 rating
     | 10,280 views

    God's desire is for us to desire Him.

    Drawing Close To God Text: James 4:1-10 Introduction 1. Illustration: In 1857 there was a 46 year old man named Jeremiah Lamphere who lived in New York City. Jeremiah loved the Lord tremendously, but he didn’t feel that he could do much for the Lord until he began to feel a burden for the ...read more

  • Loving God

    Contributed by Matt Skiles on Jan 14, 2017
     | 3,763 views

    If you ask the average person if he loves God, his answer will probably be “yes.” However, many people who sincerely believe they love the Lord are mistaken. Sadly many people who say they love God don't even really "know" Him.

  • A Warning Against Worldliness

    Contributed by Chris Hodges on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,927 views

    To note the importance of drawing close to God.

    A Warning Against Worldliness Text: James 4.1-10 Thesis: To note the importance of drawing close to God. Introduction: (1) Have you ever been wanted “your way”? (2) We live in a culture where we are taught to “have it your way, right away.” Discussion: I. The Curse of ...read more

  • Draw Near To God

    Contributed by Jeremy Poling on May 15, 2013
    based on 5 ratings
     | 6,582 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

  • Closer

    Contributed by Greg Burcham on Sep 4, 2016
     | 4,537 views

    This sermon deals with some of the reasons we fail to draw close to God and the virtues of being close to God.

  • Being Jesus To The Overwhelmed Series

    Contributed by Russ Barksdale on Nov 14, 2017
     | 1,509 views

    A real vision of Jesus catapults a person toward constant transformation.What do we do about suffering? Draw close to the God of all comfort. Draw close to those who are in need of God's comfort.

  • The Blessings Of Being Close To God

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jan 12, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 5,462 views

    When you draw close to God... 1. You will be in the ultimate place (vs. 1-2). 2. You will have His ultimate protection (vs. 3-10). 3. You will see His unfolding prophecy (vs. 9-16).

    The Blessings of Being Close to God Psalm 91:1-16 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Jan. 8, 2012 *James 4:8 makes a great promise to us when it says: “Draw near to God and He will draw near to you.” -And when we do draw close to God, He will bless us in amazing ...read more

  • Psalm 91 - A Conditional Promise? Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Nov 17, 2009
    based on 76 ratings
     | 72,494 views

    No conflicts or predicaments should crush us, as long as we can draw close to God. We have no idea how long the onslaught of trouble might last or how deep the troubled waters may get, but they will pass and we will have ultimate deliverance.

  • Closeness With The Father - Part 1 Series

    Contributed by Bo Lane on Apr 19, 2005
    based on 17 ratings
     | 3,748 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

  • Drawing Near To Him!

    Contributed by Jacob Ricker on Sep 6, 2011
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,969 views

    The process which believers can draw near to God.

    I. Illustration: In Ken Jones’ book When You’re All of Noodles, he tells about a lesson that he learned in his office one day. When I walked into my office, I noticed something I had never seen before. It was round, about the size of a dessert plate, and plugged into the wall, giving ...read more

  • Going Out To Bring Them In

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Nov 16, 2000
    based on 90 ratings
     | 2,001 views

    The followers of Jesus are called to go to the world with the hope of Jesus Christ.

    Going Out To Bring Them In Mark 1:14-20 Along time ago in a land far away there was a church. The church had been founded by a handful of men and women who wanted nothing more out of life than to make a difference in their community for the Kingdom of God. They had read the Word of God and ...read more

  • The Godly Wisdom We Need - Part 2

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Nov 21, 2010
     | 1,299 views

    4 ways that Godly wisdom can transform our lives

    The Godly Wisdom We Need - Part 2 James 4:1-10 Sermon by Rick Crandall McClendon Baptist Church - August 1, 2010 *In the late 70’s and early 80’s Mary and I were members of FBC in Macon, Georgia. There was a wonderful, wise, older couple there who helped us in a lot of ways. I remember ...read more

  • Satan: How To Resist The Devil In Times Of Trouble Series

    Contributed by Mike Fogerson on Mar 30, 2004
    based on 30 ratings
     | 4,727 views

    We are fighting against a defeated accuser who has nothing to lose.

    Meet The Cast Of The Passion Series Meet Satan: How To Overcome The Devil In Times of Trouble 5 of 7 1 John 3.8 (NASB) March 28, 2004 FBC Chester, Chester, IL Mike Fogerson, Speaker Introduction: (Picture of Satan on PowerPoint) A In Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ, Satan is ...read more

  • Time Is Ticking Away

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on May 29, 2001
    based on 198 ratings
     | 2,353 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
     | 7,315 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