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  • "We Must Pay Attention"

    Contributed by Ron Newton on Oct 17, 2003
    based on 81 ratings
     | 5,941 views

    The danger of drifting away.

    Introduction 1. Illus...Dr. Howard Hendricks Classroom tactics from “the Seven Laws of the Learner”, by Bruce Wilkinson. Wilkinson was his student and he set out to test his mentor & favorite prof. by looking out the window during class time. Dr. Hendricks would do whatever it took to keep the ...read more

  • Standing By Our Promises Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on May 21, 2003
    based on 109 ratings
     | 35,038 views

    We all fail to keep our pledges, don’t we? Our good intentions and plans often fall by the wayside. Sometimes we blatantly break our promises but other times, we just kind of drift away, a little at a time.

    Standing By Our Promises As many of you know, I really like Snicker bars. For the past year, whenever I would go to Dairy Queen, I would always order a Snicker Bar Breeze. All I had to do was walk in and one of the workers would start filling a cup with chunks of tasty nougat. It was automatic ...read more

  • We Must Pay Attention, The First Warning Series

    Contributed by H. Kevin Derr on Apr 20, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,631 views

    Exposition of Hebrews 2:1-4

    November 3, 2002 First Church of the Brethren H. Kevin Derr Hebrews 2:1-4 “We must pay attention, The first warning” 1We must pay more careful attention, therefore, to what we have heard, so that we do not drift away. 2For if the message spoken by angels was binding, and every ...read more

  • Dangerous Drifting Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Dec 11, 2005
    based on 47 ratings
     | 12,224 views

    # 3 in series on Hebrews. When are we guilty of neglecting our faith?

    A Study of the Book of Hebrews Jesus is Better Sermon # 3 “Dangerous Drifting!” Hebrews 2:-1-4 “Therefore we must give the more earnest heed to the things we have heard, lest we drift away. (2) For if the word spoken ...read more

  • Overcoming Our Fears In 2003 Series

    Contributed by Tony Kwan on Jan 10, 2003
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,830 views

    How to overcome our common fears by affirming our faith in Jesus.

    Hebrews 1:1-2:18 Overcoming our fears in 2003 Introduction 3 things modern men and women fear most: 1. fear of dishonour and shame 2. fear of loss and suffering 3. fear of death This in fact is not dissimilar to what the early Christian faced: 1. they met initially in house ...read more

  • Better Than Angels Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Mar 4, 2002
    based on 240 ratings
     | 46,765 views

    Why compare Jesus to angels? What is it about angels that could possibly warrant the comparison?

    OPEN: Billie Burke was a famous actress in years gone by. While enjoying a transatlantic ocean trip, she noticed that a gentleman at the next table was suffering from a bad head cold. “Are you uncomfortable?” she asked. The man nodded. “I’ll tell you just what to do about it.” She offered. “Go ...read more

  • Grace That Is Greater

    Contributed by Jeremy Houck on Aug 28, 2003
    based on 67 ratings
     | 7,329 views

    God’s grace is shown in the fact that He would allow Jesus to be born through the line of Judah. Taken from Jim Cymbala’s book Fresh Faith.

    If you would turn your Bibles to the very first page of the New Testament, where the opening lines say, A record of the genealogy of Jesus Christ the son of David, the son of Abraham: Abraham was the father of Isaac, Isaac the father of Jacob, Jacob the father of Judah and his brothers, Judah ...read more

  • Staying On Course

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 183 ratings
     | 6,700 views

    Thesis: Staying focused on Christ keeps us from drifting away. Intro.: 1. Illust. Early on the morning of Feb. 17, 1994 James Rich got into his new twin engine Piper Seneca airplane at an airport near Louisville, KY. The plan was to make a 30 minute flight to Crossville, TN to visit a friend. ...read more

  • Why Go To Church

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 120 ratings
     | 16,462 views

    We are to encourage one another to stir up one another for love and good deeds.

    Why Go To Church (Heb. 10:24,25) Throughout the western world church attendance continues to decline. Illustration: In 1999, 39% of people regularly profess to attend church (34% of men and 44% of women). In Germany less than 5% regularly attend church and in Britain less than 15% make a ...read more

  • Misplacing Jesus

    Contributed by Eddie Corne on Jan 29, 2003
    based on 177 ratings
     | 12,888 views

    You don’t know you misplaced something until you need it. Have you taken your fellowship with Jesus for granted?

    Misplacing Jesus Luke 2:41-52 Have you ever misplaced something? You knew you hadn’t lost it, you just could not find it. Maybe it was your wallet, a pen or your car keys. You know what I’m talking about. What do you do when that happens? First off you don’t know there’s a problem until you ...read more

  • What Is Love?

    Contributed by John Lee on May 30, 2002
    based on 574 ratings
     | 34,285 views

    Paul clearly defines wht love is in I Cor. 13. Are we living a life of biblical Love?

    WHAT IS LOVE? I Corinthians 13 Paul lists fifteen characteristics of Christian love. 1. Love is patient. The Greek word (makrothumein) means patience with people and not patience with circumstances. It is the word used of the man who is wronged and who has the power to avenge himself but ...read more

  • Bad Calls From Religious Umpires

    Contributed by Gary Washburn on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 119 ratings
     | 4,106 views

    When an umpire makes a bad call our sense of fairness has been violated. Sometimes we scream at God, "bad call" or "not fair God!" This attitude reveals some ugly things about us.

    Bad calls from religious umpires Romans 2:1-4 Intro: Ever seen umpire make a bad call? Crowd boo’s and blood pressure and anger rises. Our sense of fairness has been violated and we are ready to fight when it comes to fairness. We hear of a serial killer getting caught, convicted, then life in ...read more

  • Head Vs. Heart

    Contributed by Todd Randolph on Jun 30, 2001
    based on 307 ratings
     | 9,971 views

    How to move Christ out of your head and into your heart.

    Introduction Professional golfer Paul Azinger was diagnosed with cancer at age 33. He had just won a PGA championship and had ten tournament victories to his credit. He wrote, "A genuine feeling of fear came over me. I could die from cancer. Then another reality hit me even harder. I’m going ...read more

  • I Have Good News

    Contributed by Johnny Carver on Apr 8, 2002
    based on 134 ratings
     | 6,815 views

    A Simple Discription of The Gospel Message and How It Applies to Our Needs.

    Scripture: Romans 1:16 Title: “I Have Good News!” Introduction: It has been said by scholars that the book of Romans is the PRINCIPLE part of the New Testament. Throughout the centuries this Epistle has been able to furnish the impulse for SPIRITUAL RENEWAL. When the CHURCH has drifted away ...read more

  • Focus On The Black ?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr 18, 2002
    based on 119 ratings
     | 4,865 views

    It is much easier to criticize than to encourage. Be an encourager!

    FOCUS ON THE SPOT? Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com I ponder this day, a very sad pondering: Gal. 5:7 YE DID RUN WELL; WHO DID HINDER YOU THAT YE SHOULD NOT OBEY THE TRUTH? Wish I had the answers! ? ! ? Maybe losing the focus and seeing the all the bad, ...read more