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  • Are You An Encourager Series

    Contributed by Bobby Stults on Sep 6, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,694 views

    We are called by God to be encouraging and edifying to the body of Christ!

    Date Written: July 18, 2006 Date Preached: July 19, 2006 Where Preached: OZHBC (Wed - PM Service) Series Title: Basic Bible Study Sermon Title: Are You an Encourager? Sermon Text: Acts 4:34-37 Introduction: 34 For there was not a needy person among them, for all who were owners of ...read more

  • Use The Gifts That God Has Given You

    Contributed by Charles Mccall on Nov 12, 2001
    based on 175 ratings
     | 23,281 views

    God has given you a gift to be used to glorify God and to edify the body of Christ.

    Every believer in Christ has been given a gift by the Holy Spirit to be used to glorify God and to edify the body of Christ. It does not matter if you are young or old, male or female, black or white, educated or uneducated, rich or poor, Baptist or Pentecostal, Methodist or Catholic; if you ...read more

  • What God Won't Bless Series

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Jan 10, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 4,370 views

    By God’s grace we have been called to Christ, it is by the blood of Christ He purchased His church and it is by the indwelling of the Holy Spirit of Christ that the children of God have gifts for the purpose of building and edifying the Body of Christ. A

    Turn Your Bibles to 1 Corinthians 3:6,8-9 Title: What God Won’t Bless Theme: Beware of Slothfulness Series: Laboring Together With God Introduction: The church of Jesus Christ has a great privilege in working with God on the “Great Commission” as long as she is a God-loving, ...read more

  • Spiritual Gifts

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Jan 6, 2004
    based on 120 ratings
     | 6,645 views

    Examine the scriptual definition of Spiritual gifts, where they come from, why we have them, and what we should do with them.

    Spiritual Gifts Rev. Bruce A. Shields DD House of Faith Ministries www.PS127.org What are Spiritual Gifts? To understand what Spiritual Gifts are and where they come from, and what they are for, we must examine the scriptures which answers all of these questions. Psalms 127:1 “Except ...read more

  • Discover Your Spiritual Gifts Series

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Apr 22, 2009
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,760 views

    Many people within the church have always confused ’Fruit of the Spirit’ with the ’Gifts of the Holy Spirit’ and talents with giftings. Gifts of the Spirit are special abilities provided by the Holy Spirit to Christians for God’s glory and building up the

    Opening illustration: You mail an expensive & wonderful gift to someone you love & adore but returns at your doorstep all soggy and wet ~ that’s what the contemporary church has been doing with God’s gift of the Holy Spirit. Introduction: Many people within the church have always confused ’Fruit ...read more

  • Speaking The Truth

    Contributed by Jeff Glenn on Sep 3, 2001
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,114 views

    In a world filled with falsehood, we as believers not only need to recognize the truth, but know it, stand on it and speak it.

    Speaking the Truth Ephesians 4:11-16 By way of introduction, here are four scriptures that deal with the truth: John 8:32 (The truth will set us free) John 14:6 (Jesus said, "I am the way, the truth, and the life...") John 17:17 (Jesus prayed in the garden, "Sanctify them with Your word. ...read more

  • Pastors: Leading As Shepherds

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Mar 22, 2005
    based on 158 ratings
     | 31,993 views

    Three responsibilities of pastor / shepherds.

    God’s Glorious Church Pastors: Leading as Shepherds Ephesians 4:11 Woodlawn Baptist Church March 20, 2005 Introduction A survey was recently done as one group set out in search of the perfect pastor. Many people responded, and today I want to share the results with you. According to this ...read more

  • To Please God, You Must First Learn To Walk With God

    Contributed by Terry Vaughan on Jan 28, 2002
    based on 69 ratings
     | 13,081 views

    What must I do to walk with God? Read about three things that you can do to walk with God.

    WESTSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH PASTOR: TERRY VAUGHAN SERMON TITLE: TO FIRST PLEASE GOD, YOU MUST LEARN TO WALK WITH GOD “For God so loved the world , that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God sent not His Son into the ...read more

  • Accomplish The Impossible

    Contributed by Chanon Mullens on Jan 8, 2007
    based on 31 ratings
     | 7,925 views

    When the task seems to big, look to God for the Victory

    When we read about the story of the children of Israel entering the promised land and conquering the town of Jericho we see three steps to “Accomplishing the Impossible” In our own lives these three steps will guarantee our success in the work and the will of God the Father. • In our lives we have ...read more

  • What's Right With The Church

    Contributed by Don Hutto on May 3, 2001
    based on 505 ratings
     | 20,587 views

    Anybody can tell what’s wrong with the church but we need to emphasize what’s right with the church.

    What’s Right With The Church Matthew 16:13-18 I. Introduction My wife and I had the opportunity to be out of town this last weekend, and we visited another church. As soon as service was over I caught myself pointing out what was wrong with the church. Their bulletin was different than ...read more

  • Membership Has Its Privileges Series

    Contributed by Steve Lawson on Jan 5, 2004
    based on 64 ratings
     | 9,778 views

    As Christians, we must realize the value of true commitment to the Body of Christ

    Membership Has Its Privileges The church is not a place for people to gather occasionally for religious services. It is not one more social institution among many others. The church is God’s dream for His most cherished creation. There is nothing like the church – no accomplishment, no ...read more

  • Striving For The Advancement Of The Church Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Oct 3, 2002
    based on 18 ratings
     | 4,086 views

    Part 4 in a study of the church covenant

    A COVENANT WITH GOD PART 4 THE CHURCH COVENANT Date: July 7, 2002 A.M. Service Place: Allendale Baptist Church Text: Philippians 1: 27-30 Introduction Someone asked me the other day if we were going to continue in our study of the church covenant or did I forget. No I did not forget and ...read more

  • A Good Pastor

    Contributed by Tim Parsons on May 29, 2006
    based on 38 ratings
     | 18,160 views

    This sermon deals with how to appreciation your pastor.

    Pastor Appreciation is a time of closeness,celebration,and coming together in unity and purpose for the entire church. It help’s to establish priorities by realizing the plan of God for the pastor and the congregation coming together as Partners in minisity with the Pastor Leading the way. ...read more

  • His Workman

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 19, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 8,475 views

    While it is true that we are saved by faith alone and not by works; it is true that God has saved us for the purpose of perform acceptable works or service to God. Ephesians reveals the mandate, the method, and the means of serving the Lord.

    Disclaimer: Source material for this sermon has been gleaned from many different sources. I have attempted to acknowledge these sources whenever possible. His Workmen Ephesians 2:8-10; 4 Introduction: The very minute that a person attempts to add works or self effort in any form to the ...read more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Ron Hicks on Jul 27, 2006
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,525 views

    What kind of premium does God put on communicating with His people? "You have not because you ask not."

    FIRST THINGS FIRST Luke 18:1 18:1 And he spake a parable unto them to this end, that men ought always to pray , and not to faint; Every promise in the Bible comes with a condition. Matt. 6:33, Seek ye first..., Mal. 3:10 ..open the ...read more