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  • The Relation Of Love To The Gift Of Tongues Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on May 31, 2020
     | 492 views

    Focus on the greatest gift, love, and the least gift, praying in tongues. They must tie together, or the Holy Spirit is not behind them.

    Solemnity of Pentecost 2020 Anyone who has participated at some point in a Catholic charismatic prayer meeting will find today’s readings for Pentecost pretty familiar. Whether or not you felt drawn to the charismatic or Pentecostal experience, you recognize that when the Holy Spirit was sent into ...read more

  • “looking For Love”

    Contributed by Terry Laughlin on Feb 9, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,924 views

    Here is a short teaching on the four types of love that can be enjoyed by a human being.

    “Looking For Love” God is Sovereign over all things, even over great rock bands. The rock band Foreigner sings an awesome song, I Want To Know What Love Is. In this powerful song are these lyrics; "In my life there's been heartache and pain. I don't know if I can face it ...read more

  • Do Something!!!

    Contributed by Marc Phillips on Nov 18, 2014
     | 4,524 views

    We must be doers of the word, not just hearers. Sermon uses the song "Do Something" By Matthew West as an illustration to show that we are God's hands and feet, who are we to complain about things, and not do anything about them?

    Psalms 31:23 “O love the Lord, all you His godly ones! The Lord preserves the faithful and fully recompenses the proud doer.”What does that mean? What does it mean to love the Lord biblically? My understanding of biblical love includes an attitudinal response and demonstrated obedience, ...read more

  • Knowledge Of Ourselves.

    Contributed by Roy Fowler on Jan 31, 2015
     | 2,529 views

    Understanding yourself as you move to a more understanding of who God is. Freedom without love can cause weaker Christians to fall.

    To understand the Scripture we have to understand what was going on within it. In those days the pagan religions sacrificed to their gods similar to what the Jews did. After the religious ceremony was over they would sell the meat to local food establishments. They would then sell it to ...read more

  • The Charism Of Priestly Celibacy Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Feb 28, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,633 views

    The priest and bishop who choose celibacy as a response to their call are imaging Christ, the Bridegroom.

    March 2, 2009 Sacramentum Caritatis The call to holiness that is summed up and made possible by the sacraments–especially this sacrament of charity–is universal. All the people of this new Israel, this Church, are to be holy. All are called to live a life of effective love of God and of ...read more

  • God Sent Me Here

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Feb 17, 2019
    based on 2 ratings
     | 3,342 views

    When Joseph finally met his brothers again, he was able to say that, what THEY had meant for evil, God had meant for good.

    GOD SENT ME HERE. Genesis 45:1-15. The Old Testament Joseph is very much a Type of Christ. Favoured by his father (cf. Genesis 37:3), Joseph was sold by his brethren for twenty pieces of silver (Genesis 37:28). Favoured by His Father (Luke 3:22), Jesus ‘came unto His own, and His own ...read more

  • O Gladsome Light Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Jul 13, 2019
     | 698 views

    The message of Christ is the only one that makes sense for the healing of our world in any age, but it’s not an easy one to hear and obey.

    Tuesday of the 15th Week in Course 2019 Our Lady of Mt. Carmel and Saint Athenogenes Today is the Memorial of Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, which commemorates the appearance of the Mother of Jesus to St. Simon Stock, an early Carmelite leader, and his reception of the Brown Scapular from her hands. So ...read more

  • Spiritual Formations: Good Good Father

    Contributed by Chris Jordan on Jul 24, 2016
     | 5,687 views

    God wants us to know, believe and receive the extraordinary, unconditional love that He has for us.

    SPIRITUAL FORMATIONS #3: GOOD, GOOD FATHER PERSONAL TESTIMONY: Grew up in a single parent family, dad was an alcoholic. Mom remarried when I was ten, my step-father was strict, didn’t get along with him well. OPENING SCRIPTURE: “Behold what manner of love the Father has ...read more

  • How To Improve Your Communications

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 15, 2001
    based on 81 ratings
     | 1,457 views

    Communication is essential to all of us, but it remains the center of most problems. Husbands and wives tend to fight because they fail to adequately communicate. Pastors and elders disagree over seemingly minor issues because they fail to effectively co

    HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR COMMUNICATIONS INTRODUCTION Communication is essential to all of us, but it remains the center of most problems. Husbands and wives tend to fight because they fail to adequately communicate. Pastors and elders disagree over seemingly minor issues because they fail to ...read more

  • Promoting Priestly Vocations Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 5, 2010
     | 1,826 views

    We must all pray for vocations to the priesthood and ministry, but we must also invite young persons to consider that vocation, and create an environment that reaches toward the transcendent in our worship.

    24th Sunday in Course Supporting the Priestly Vocation What is the most important day of my life, or of yours? The most important day to each of us is the one that will determine the rest of our unending existence. It is the last day of our life. The key question we must answer at that ...read more

  • Love Yourself Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 15, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 19,886 views

    We cannot obey Jesus' command to "love your neighbor as yourself" until we learn how to love ourselves properly.

    Introduction: A. I want to begin with two thought provoking questions: 1. Question #1: Do you love yourself? 2. Question #2: Should you love yourself? B. Do you remember Whitney Houston’s number one hit song called “Greatest Love of All”? 1. The chorus went like this: ...read more

  • He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Mar 2, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 3,629 views

    The cry of the inner child remains the same. We desperately want someone to love us. Love me for me. Charles Spurgeon (English preacher of the 19th century) said, “God chose me before I was born; for he never would have chosen me afterwards!”

    The childish art of love – pulling the petals from a flower and reciting, “(s)he loves me, (s)he loves me not” – left love to chance. Even rigged it because if you start a certain way you end up where you want to – “(s)he love me!” Prance off feeling hopeful that love has a chance! The cry of ...read more

  • Gift Giver

    Contributed by Stephen Boldin on Feb 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,868 views

    The church needs to understand what are the gifts, who is the Giver, and how the church fits into this

    Gift Giver Ephesians 4:7-12 "No local congregation will be what it should be, what Jesus prayed that it would be, what the Holy Spirit gifted it and empowered it to be, until it understands spiritual gifts." John Mac Arthur Contributed by: Brian La Croix 1. The giving of spiritual ...read more

  • And You're Gonna Love Me

    Contributed by Antonio Torrence on Feb 10, 2007
    based on 34 ratings
     | 19,531 views

    The struggle for most of our lives seems to be learning how to love. This sermon is about how we can love each other as members of the body of Christ

    And I’m telling You, You’re Gonna Love Me! Reverend A. LaMar Torrence Cross of Life Church, 1240 E. 7th St. Plainfield, NJ I. Tell your neighbor, “I’m telling you. You are going to love me. “The prerequisite for our entrance into heaven is to love each other. It doesn’t matter how many people ...read more

  • Grace - Needed, But Not Deserved!

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jun 29, 2015
    based on 4 ratings
     | 12,986 views

    "Grace is giving or receiving something that is needed but not deserved." That definition fits beautifully into many places where the word "grace" is used in the New Testament. (Powerpoints available - #187)

    MELVIN NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Powerpoints used with this message are available for free. Just email me at mnewland@sstelco.com and request #187.) There is a very interesting Greek word in the Bible that we translate into the English word "grace." And this word ...read more