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  • Trying Times - “it Should've Took Out Your Whole Family” Series

    Contributed by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid on Jul 21, 2013
     | 6,956 views

    A time of reflection, in sowing and reaping, not knowing what value will sow and what value will reap, for vanity rules to counter-produce, as observed and experienced by preachers as they toil in the work of Christ Jesus, planting the seed of faith.

    Trying Times – “IT SHOULD'VE TOOK OUT YOUR WHOLE FAMILY” by Dr. Gale A. Ragan-Reid (5/29/2013, 6/1/2013, 6/15/2013, 6/18/2013, 6/22/2013, 6/29/2013, 7/6/2013, 7/11/2013, 7/15/2013, 7/21/2013) “Cast thy bread upon the waters: for thy shalt find it after ...read more

  • Sowing In Hard Places

    Contributed by Maurice Mccarthy on Aug 6, 2012
    based on 16 ratings
     | 13,392 views

    SOWING BY ITS VERY NATURE IS ABOUT GETTING WHAT YOU WANT TO HAVE, NOT WHAT YOU ALREADY HAVE. You sow into dirt because you want strawberries. Three principles that show how hard sowing can be: The principle of death; delay; and the principle of deceit.

    Sowing in Hard Places How many of you have heard a preacher somewhere tell you that you want to sow your seed into good soil so that you can receive a good harvest? Makes sense that we should sow our seed into the best soil possible doesn’t it? No farmer in his right mind sows seed into bad ...read more

  • Kingdom Returns

    Contributed by Jeff Van Wyk on Mar 2, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,738 views

    “Cast Your Bread On The Waters” Secrets from Ecclesiastes 11

    Kingdom Returns “Cast Your Bread On The Waters” Secrets from Ecclesiastes 11 Ecclesiastes 11:1 - Cast your bread upon the waters, For you will find it after many days. Ecclesiastes was written by one of the wisest men that ever lived. When God speaks about bread, He is ...read more

  • Living In The Land Of The Dying Series

    Contributed by Terry Blankenship on Mar 5, 2013
    based on 4 ratings
     | 9,256 views

    When John Owen, the great Puritan, lay on his deathbed his secretary wrote (in his name) to a friend, "I am still in the land of the living." "Stop," said Owen. "Change that and say, I am yet in the land of the dying, but I hope soon to be in the land of

    When John Owen, the great Puritan, lay on his deathbed his secretary wrote (in his name) to a friend, "I am still in the land of the living." "Stop," said Owen. "Change that and say, I am yet in the land of the dying, but I hope soon to be in the land of the living." 1 Cast your bread upon ...read more

  • Spectator Or Participant Series

    Contributed by Thomas Swope on May 6, 2011
     | 8,627 views

    A study of chapter 11 verses 1 through 10

    Ecclesiastes 11: 1 – 10 Spectator or Participant Cast your bread upon the waters, for you will find it after many days. 2 Give a serving to seven, and also to eight, for you do not know what evil will be on the earth. 3 If the clouds are full of rain, they empty themselves upon the earth; ...read more

  • Stewardship-Will Our Lives Count For Much?

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 9, 2001
    based on 67 ratings
     | 11,301 views

    This is a stewardship message dealing with what kind of person will we be as we go through life. The principles of sowing and reaping are examined.

    Will Our Lives Count For Much. 10/05/97 Eccl 11:1-6 Luke 19:1-10 Text Luke 6:20-38 In the end, how long you lived is not going to be nearly as important as how well you lived. Jesus is going to show us today "its not the duration of life ...read more

  • Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Nov 16, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 6,226 views

    Accept the risks; reap the benefits.

    [If you would like to receive a free sermon each week by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com.] YOU WILL NEVER REAP IF YOU NEVER SOW Several times in Ecclesiastes, the Preacher states that life is unpredictable. We never know when tragedy might strike. I was reminded of this fact last ...read more

  • Cast Your Bread Upon The Waters Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Nov 26, 2010
    based on 24 ratings
     | 38,358 views

    In today's lesson we are urged not to be paralyzed by our lack of knowledge but to use every opportunity to work boldly but wisely for the glory of God.

    Scripture In his quest to find out how to live a meaningful life the writer of Ecclesiastes urges his readers not to be paralyzed by their lack of knowledge but to use every opportunity to work boldly but wisely for the glory of God. Let us read Ecclesiastes 11:1-6: 1 Cast your bread upon ...read more

  • Hard Work And Providence Series

    Contributed by Christopher Lanham on Jun 18, 2011
     | 6,390 views

    It is funny how we think God should work. For some reason we seem to think that since God is the all-powerful, all-knowing, ever-present Creator of the universe – and anything else in existence – that he should do everything on a grand scale.

    Hard Work and Providence Ecclesiastes 11:1-8 Cascades Fellowship CRC, JX MI June 5, 2005 I am going to tell you one of my favorite stories this morning because it illustrates perfectly how many of us think about the relationship between what we do and what God does. Many of you have ...read more

  • We Give Because We Were Lost.

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 28, 2001
    based on 38 ratings
     | 2,188 views

    THis is a stewardship sermon which deals with different motivations for giving to the cause of Christ.

    We Give Because We Were Lost 10/24/99 Eccle. 11:1-6 Luke 15:1-10 Let’s suppose that instead of God being the loving and gracious God that He is, suppose God was like what a lot of people think. Many think God is an old grandfatherly figure sitting on a throne ready to zap us ...read more

  • Calculated Risk Taking

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on May 11, 2001
    based on 244 ratings
     | 32,207 views

    Five spiritual high risk/high reward principles that help us lead adventurous, exciting spiritual lives!

    When did you last do something bold? When did you last color outside the lines, refusing to play it safe? There’s a sign along the Alaskan Highway that reads, "Choose your rut carefully, you’ll be in it for the next 200 miles." A lot of folks live their lives like that sign. Especially the ...read more

  • The Stewardship Of Life Series

    Contributed by Donald Mcculley on Dec 5, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 12,021 views

    What all is involved in being a faithful steward of life?

    THE STEWARDSHIP OF LIFE ECCLESIASTES 11:1-10 Introduction: A steward is someone who manages what belongs to someone else. “All” of life is a stewardship issue! Remember it is required of a steward that he be found faithful. In chapter 11 Solomon teaches us about this subject. ...read more

  • Balanced Watchfulness

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Feb 29, 2016
    based on 2 ratings
     | 8,265 views

    Does the word of God tell us how to handle the changing times? Yes, through principles set forth in the Bible. This message examines two directives that may at first appear to contradict one another. In reality they provide a balance.

    Balanced Watchfulness
 7-19-15 (www.LifeChurchSpringfield.org) We will ...read more

  • When All You've Got Is A "Maybe"

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 241 ratings
     | 24,805 views

    Are there directions that you sense are God’s will and direction, but you’re not sure? This message will encourage and equip you to deal with the issues that must be resolved in faith.

    In looking at the passage in 1 Samuel, Jonathan seemed to be in a situation of uncertainty. The future, the absolute direction he needed for the present time just was not clear. All he could say in v.6 was "It may be..." He couldn’t be sure one way or the other. He seemed to, and probably did, ...read more

  • Sowing And Reaping

    Contributed by Mike Hullah on Oct 17, 2003
    based on 89 ratings
     | 17,911 views

    This sermon teaches on principles of the harvest both old and new.

    SOWING AND REAPING Psalm 126:5,6 Those who sow in tears shall reap in joy. He who continually goes forth weeping, bearing seed for sowing, Shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him. This psalm indicates that sowing can be hard but reaping is a joy. In order to ...read more