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  • Ecclesiology: The Doctrine Of The Christian Church Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Nov 11, 2003
    based on 26 ratings

    This is the 1st study in the study "Doctrinal Issues From 1 Timothy".

    Series: Doctrinal Issues From 1 Timothy[#1] ECCLESIOLOGY: THE DOCTRINE OF THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH 1 Timothy 3:1-5; 5:1-6:2 Introduction: 1. Peter’s confession of Christ. Matthew 16:13-19 2. All believers in Christ are part of the Church. 3. God has a structure for the local congregation. more

  • We Promise Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jun 12, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Short exposition of Joshua 24:14-28 about covenanting together to follow the Lord. This is the first of several sermons on the church covenant.

    Text: Joshua 24:14-28, Title: We Promise, Date/Place: NRBC, 6/15/08, PM Opening illustration: Quote from Hammet, Biblical Foundations for Baptist Churches, p. 109-110, “To enter church membership is to enter into a covenant with the other members and the pastors. It is a commitment to being more

  • Out From Behind Locked Doors Series

    Contributed by Chris Heimsoth on Jun 14, 2011
    based on 4 ratings

    Opening Sermon to an Acts series, although this passage is not in Acts but in John, the passage bridges from Resurection to the begginnings of the Acts community. Main Passage is John 20:19-23

    Well, we have come out of Easter having taken some time looking at some of the area’s where God is calling us to follow in his steps. And we have seen how God is inviting us to walk with him in resurrection power, so we are now moving beyond the resurrection to see. Into the bigger picture, more

  • Zoeology Series

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Dec 15, 2003
    based on 21 ratings

    This is the 3rd study in the study "Doctrinal Issues From 1 Timothy".

    Series: Doctrinal Issues From 1 Timothy[#3] ZOEOLOGY: THE DOCTRINE OF THE CHRISTIAN LIFE 1 Timothy 2:1-15; 4:11-16; 6:3-20 Introduction: 1. Past studies: Ecclesiology and Soteriology. 2. Zoeology: The doctrine of the Christian life. 3. In this study we will study the purpose of having more

  • What The Bible Says About The Church (Part 1) Series

    Contributed by Brian Mccutchen on Feb 8, 2005
    based on 14 ratings

    Christ is the purchaser, builder, and foundation of the church!

    What the Bible Says About... The church - part 1 Definitions: 1. Ecclesiology means: The doctrine of the church 2. Ecclesia means: a gathering or called out body a. Derived from the Greek preposition EK (out) and verb KALEIN (to call) - its literal meaning more

  • Which Chair Do You Sit In?

    Contributed by David Carter on Aug 19, 2002
    based on 55 ratings


    WHICH CHAIR DO YOU SIT IN? Text: Psalm 1 As Christians, we sit in one of three chairs: 1. Commitment; 2 . Compromise 3. Conflict! When we look at Our Country, Our Church, or Individual Christians… we see them sliding backwards. What began with Godliness is sliding to more

  • Who's Your Mama? Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Apr 19, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Exposition of Gal 4:21-31

    Text: Galatians 4:21-31, Title: Who’s Your Mama? Date/Place: NRBC, 4/22/07, PM A. Opening illustration: Talk about imprinting that baby birds do when they are born. B. Background to passage: This is Paul’s culminating argument for living a life based on grace instead of works. The Judaizers were more

  • Building The Kingdom Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Sep 15, 2008
    based on 5 ratings

    Exposition of Acts 16:1-12 regarding Paul’s kingdom oriented mindset

    Text: Acts 16:1-12, Title: Building the Kingdom, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/14/08, AM A. Opening illustration: Getting budget time again…money requires us to ask “kingdom” questions…ex. B. Background to passage: Theological controversy settled, personal disagreement aside, off they go over land back to more

  • A Lame Man In Front Of A Cripple Church

    Contributed by Ralph Coleman on Nov 16, 2006
    based on 14 ratings

    Growth failure in the church

    A LAME MAN IN FRONT OF A CRIPPLE CHURCH Acts 3:11 Our text opens at the three O clock hour as Peter and John are on their way to the temple. . . The union of these two brings special attention: They were friends from youth; They were partners as fishermen; They shared in looking for the more

  • Living In A Unified Church

    Contributed by Ely Lambert on Oct 23, 2002
    based on 8 ratings

    Even where there are disagreements, unity is a commitment to remain together.

    Living In a Unified Church Ephesians 1:10; 4:1-3; Philippians 2:1-4; Colossians 3:5-15 Preached at the Laurel Church of Christ On October 20, 2002 Introduction: I. Illustration: Kids Playing Church A. Years ago, Leslie Flynn penned a book called, Great Church Fights. B. In it he chronicled more

  • What Do You Believe, And Why? # 6

    Contributed by Timothy Shumer on Aug 27, 2005
    based on 2 ratings

    This was another message in a series entitles, “What do you believe, and why?” and this message was based on Rev. 20 and Paul’s farewell to Ephesian elders in Acts 20.

    This is the 6th message in series, "What do you believe, and why?" > Paul’s farewell to Ephesian elders = [Acts 20.17-27] = Focus on v.27 - This series = The necessity of preaching "the whole counsel of God" How necessary! - 1st Message - 2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture [is] given by more

  • Encouraging Conflict Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jul 24, 2008

    Exposition of Acts 15:1-5 about the conflict over how the gentiles get saved

    Text: Acts 15:1-5, Title: Encouraging Conflict, Date/Place: NRBC, 8/3/08, AM A. Opening illustration: Wycliffe died in 1384 of apoplexy, but the Council of Constance declared Wycliffe (on 4 May 1415) a heretic, decreed that his books be burned and his remains be exhumed, burned, and the ashes cast more

  • The Portrait Of The Church

    Contributed by Bledar Valca on Dec 24, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    How does Paul portait the Church in Ephesians

    The Portrait of the Church (Seen in Ephesians) Christ’s Church is not an after-thought of God. It is not a plan “B” for something that He planned but just didn’t turn out as God had wished or hoped for. Being planned from eternity, "His intent was that now, through the church, the manifold more

  • Be Open To The Crumb Snatchers

    Contributed by Andre Johnson on Oct 5, 2001
    based on 204 ratings

    jesus opened up to everybody and so should we

    Mark 7:24-37 Friendship Baptist Church 9-10-00 Be Open to the Crumb Snatchers Whether we want to admit it or not, we all want to be included. We want to be where the happenings are. We want people to call us and let us know what’s going on. Even if we can’t make it, just the fact more

  • Love In Large Denominations

    Contributed by Michael Hollinger on Jun 25, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    We have ’Free Church Homecoming’ - an ecumenical service once a year. This sermon is an encouragement to go and to be the church universal, not just a congregation.

    I have a confession to make. I have not been looking forward to Free Church as I ought. I remember when I attended my first one eight years ago, I looked forward to it. But nowadays, sometimes it seems like it’s getting just a little bit old. It’s tempting to say that the idea has had its day and more