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  • There's No "I" In Team Series

    Contributed by Rick Thiessen on Oct 1, 2002
    based on 85 ratings

    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"

  • Why Are We Here?

    Contributed by Jim Drake on May 19, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    Is preaching foolishness? Believe it or not, that’s what the Bible says. The preaching event seems like foolishness to people. But despite how it might appear, it’s the way that God has ordained to equip His church. 2 CORINTHIANS 5:11-15 As you know, this past week I went to a pastors’ conference called Basics 2009. Somebody saw the announcement up on the slides last week and jokingly said, “Don’t you think you’ve got the basics down already?” I don’t remember how I more

  • The Purpose Of Power Series

    Contributed by Rick Stacy on Sep 2, 2003
    based on 37 ratings

    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 more

  • The Up And Sideways Of Worship Series

    Contributed by Rick George on Apr 18, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    We must have a vertical (worship toward God) and a horizontal (edification of the church) philosophy of worship.

    Have you ever wondered “Why do we gather together on Sunday mornings? What is the purpose of carving out of our busy week 2 – 3 hours to come to a place to be with other people to sing songs and to listen to a guy speak?” What is the purpose of congregational worship? I mean, you could be home more

  • Why Not To Sleep In Church Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Jan 29, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition on Acts 20:1-16 regarding the ministry of encouragement and edification that Paul had to the early church

    Text: Acts 20:1-16, Title: Why Not to Sleep in Church, Date/Place: NRBC, 2/1/09, AM A. Opening illustration: Just in case your boss catches you asleep at your desk, be ready to blurt out one of these excuses: *They told me at the blood bank that this might happen. *This is just a 15-minute power more

  • "The Heartbeat Of Destiny” Series

    Contributed by Chris Mccall on Feb 5, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    A Cell is a small House meeting where evangelism, consolidation, edification and commissioning take place. There are four hallmarks of a genuine cell: worship, nurture, fellowship and outreach.

    What is Destiny Fellowship? “The Heartbeat of Destiny” ACTS 20:20 NIV You know that I have not hesitated to preach anything that would be helpful to you but have taught you publicly and from house to house. Can you please explain to me why cells are so IMPORTANT? I know you have touched on more

  • You And God's Gifts

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Jun 2, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    God giving Spiritual gifts unto men is all intended for one and the same general end, the advancement of Christianity and the church’s edification!

  • What Does Love Have To Do With It

    Contributed by Corey Howse on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    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 more

  • Building Others Up Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Oct 10, 2010
    based on 11 ratings

    Four ways we can build one another up.

    Building Others Up Romans 14:19-23 Rev. Brian Bill 10/10/10 I recently drove to Indiana to pick Lydia up from college. I arrived early so I thought I would walk around on the campus until she got out of her class. After walking for awhile I leaned against a light pole and did some people more

  • Why Speak In Tongues

    Contributed by Rusty Tardo on May 7, 2009
    based on 18 ratings

    Why should I speak in tongues? What good is it? What happens when a believer speaks in tongues?

    Eight Scriptural Reasons Why You Should Speak in Tongues Dr. Russell K. Tardo Why speak in tongues? What good is it? How can it be profitable if I don’t understand what I’m saying? Many people question the validity of the Pentecostal experience (the baptism of the Holy Spirit) and even more

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

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Nov 2, 2004
    based on 19 ratings

    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 more

  • A Clash Of Cultures Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Dec 8, 2004
    based on 28 ratings

    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 more

  • Counseling The Needy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 23, 2003
    based on 19 ratings

    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; more

  • To Be Built Up Or Edified In The Faith

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Jan 10, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    This is a message that deals with church growth

    “TO BE BUILT UP OR EDIFIED IN THE FATITH” Text: Col.3: 16-4:6 W. Max Alderman Introduction: To be edified or "built up" in the faith requires that a man be filled with the spirit and obedient to the Word. In reality a person cannot be filled with the spirit who more

  • Built Up In The Faith

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Feb 19, 2006
    based on 6 ratings

    When one is edified, he is letting the Word powerfully have its effect in a Spirit filled manner.

    Edification or "built up" in the Faith Pastor W. Max Alderman Text: Col.3: 16-21 Introduction: To be edified or "built up" in the faith requires that a man be filled with the spirit and obedient to the Word. In reality a person cannot be filled with the more