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  • There's No "I" In Team Series

    Contributed by Rick Thiessen on Oct 1, 2002
    based on 85 ratings
     | 7,151 views

    The Cointhians were selfishly focusing on their own expressions of certain gifts for their own benefit and ignoring God’s call to edify the "other guy"

    ‘BE092902 PLAYING ON GOD’S TEAM 4 There’s No “I” In Team. (Opening SLIDE) When was the first time you saw the gift of tongues or prophecy in operation? Some of you without much church background don’t have a clue what I’m talking about! You’ll know more in 30 minutes. - Others of you ...read more

  • The Purpose Of Power Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Sep 2, 2003
    based on 37 ratings
     | 4,334 views

    Sermon on 1 Corinthians 14 the primacy of prophesy vs. the self edification which the gift of tongues was being used for.

    We are in the Business of Creating a Temporary Settlement of the Eternal Community of God’s Family – Welcome Home! We’ve been studying our way through 1 Corinthians What we have seen is a variety of teachings on the way it was in the church in Corinth and the way it should be and what we have ...read more

  • Gifts Of The Spirit 10: "Out Of Your Mind?" Series

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Nov 2, 2004
    based on 19 ratings
     | 1,588 views

    How can we help spiritual experiences produce the fruit and goods for which God sent them? Experiences need to lead to Edification- and this happens by us applying our mind.

    Gifts of the Spirit 10: “Out of your mind?” 1 Cor 14:13-17. WBC 31/10/04pm INTRO Could have entitled this: - how to make it last. How to make it bear fruit. How to make it count Ever wondered how the same move of God, same Spirit… same touch in a service (etc) can produce such different ...read more

  • What Does Love Have To Do With It

    Contributed by Corey Howse on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 11 ratings
     | 6,396 views

    This sermon challenges the love we have for God and helps us identify with our purpose in sharing our ministries.

    WHAT DOES LOVE HAVE TO DO WITH IT Tina Turner sung a song some years ago, and the title was “What does love have to do with it. “ Jonathan Swift the author of Gulliver’s Travels says “We have just enough religion to make us hate, and not enough religion to make us love one ...read more

  • Counseling The Needy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 23, 2003
    based on 19 ratings
     | 4,715 views

    Allow the Spirit to guide you as you meditate on Scripture and pray that the Holy Spirit will guide you into all truth in your counseling ministries. He wants to use you to instruct, exhort, encourage and admonish one another for mutual edification. The

    ? You may or may not have realized it, but last Monday’s (6/26/00) news carried the story that is a very likely candidate for the story of the decade. The New York Times headline proclaimed: “Scientists Complete Rough Draft of Human Genome” The entire human genome has been sequenced; ...read more

  • A Clash Of Cultures Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 8, 2004
    based on 28 ratings
     | 2,552 views

    God wants us to hold one another accountable to His truth, but He wants us to tolerate our cultural differences; He wants us to make every effort to do what leads to peace and mutual edification among believers.

    A Clash of Cultures (Romans 14:1-23) A. Many churches are held hostage by SPIRITUAL terrorists who hold the church back in the name of being OFFENDED or claiming to be WEAKER BROTHERS. 1. If a vegetarian joins our church, should we forbid all meat at a church dinner? 2. If one person ...read more

  • Edified And Multiplied.

    Contributed by Melvin Shelton on Aug 23, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,175 views

    What we have here is a perfect balance. Sometimes a church will put all emphasis in one direction and doesn’t balance out.

    Edified and multiplied. Acts 9:31. 08/22/04 When you study the book of Acts, what you see is the progress of the church. You find the birth and the development of the New Testament church. As we read along in this wonderful book we find what the church is to be about. We get snapshots and ...read more

  • A Thriving And Healthy Church

    Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Apr 7, 2002
    based on 81 ratings
     | 6,424 views

    Acts chapter 9 provides a snap-shot of a healthy and thriving church that was flowing with the Holy Spirit. This is an example to the church today.

     Many churches through the centuries have looked to the New Testament church in the Acts as a model of what Christ is wanting in his body  In Acts 9 we see an example of a healthy and thriving church MAIN TEXT: Acts 9:31 Then the churches throughout all Judea, Galilee, and ...read more

  • Prophecy

    Contributed by Joe Rowland on May 15, 2004
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,564 views

    The Spirit and Power of Elijah is being poured upon people today.

    Prophecy! 2 Kings 2:13-14 (NAS) 13. He also took up the mantel of Elijah that fell from him and returned and stood by the bank of the Jordan. 14. He took the mantel of Elijah that fell from him and struck the waters and said, Where is the Lord, the God of Elijah? And when he had also struck ...read more

  • For The Glory Of God Series

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Nov 9, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 1,830 views

    As a Christian, Paul says, our two main priorities are considering others and glorifying God. In our text, Paul presents three ways we can accept our responsibility and give glory to God.

    INTRODUCTION After a very difficult day at work, Fred told his wife, “I have a very responsible job. Every time something goes wrong . . . the boss thinks I’m responsible. Houston Chronicle, Oct. 17, 1996, p. 8D The boss called in his small band of misfit summer employee’s and said, “We’re ...read more

  • The Gifts Of The Holy Spirit - Part 3 Series

    Contributed by Bob Ashcraft on Apr 7, 2002
    based on 92 ratings
     | 5,234 views

    A five part series on the Manifestational-Gifts of the Holy Spirit. Part 3 covers divers kinds of tongues and the interpretation of tongues.

    The Gifts of the Holy Spirit – part III 1 Cor 12:1-11 12:1 Now concerning spiritual gifts, brethren, I do not want you to be ignorant: 2 You know that you were Gentiles, carried away to these dumb idols, however you were led. 3 Therefore I make known to you that no one speaking by the Spirit of ...read more

  • What Is Fellowship?

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Feb 11, 2002
    based on 35 ratings
     | 5,566 views

    Someone has called it the glue that holds the church together.

    (Earlier in the service, I asked the congregation to be ready to respond to the following question when prompted by me during the sermon. (Overhead) If you were looking for a friend and you placed a classified ad either in the paper or on the Internet for one, what would it say?) “A pastor saw ...read more

  • The Way We Do Church

    Contributed by Rick Macdonald on Aug 8, 2001
    based on 18 ratings
     | 2,351 views

    Do our Sunday morning structures make room For Jesus to be Lord of teh Church?

    THE WAY WE DO CHURCH 1Corinthians 14:26-33 February 13, 2000 By Pastor Rick MacDonald INTRODUCTION A. W. Tozer says, a real Christian is an odd person. He feels supreme love for One whom he has never seen; talks familiarly every day to Someone he cannot see; expects to go to heaven on the ...read more

  • The Gift Of Tongues Series

    Contributed by Donna Kazenske on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 58 ratings
     | 2,915 views

    The gift of tongues is the God-given ability to speak in different and varied languages. It is supernatural utterance by the Holy Spirit in languages never learned by the speaker, not understood by the mind of the speaker nor necessarily always understood

    By: Donna J. Kazenske 1 Cor. 12:7-10 - "But the manifestation of the Spirit is given to each one for the profit of all: for to one is given the word of wisdom, through the Spirit, to another the word of knowledge through the same Spirit, to another the gift of faith by the same Spirit, to ...read more

  • Liberty When Life's Not Fair

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Jun 5, 2003
    based on 169 ratings
     | 10,836 views

    Spirit-filled activities that set people free.

    Keep in mind as you read the text in Luke 4:16-21, that Luke has already established that Jesus was filled with the Holy Spirit. (Luke 4:1) Jesus went to the synagogue and read the scroll from Isaiah 61:1,2. He then let them know he was the fulfillment of the prophecy. The hair on the back of ...read more