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  • Straight No Chaser

    Contributed by Wayne Lawson on Sep 10, 2014
    based on 4 ratings
     | 10,318 views

    You want to talk about preaching an unconventional message! Here was same crowd that had just demanded crucifixion of Jesus just weeks before! That did not bother Peter, he understood the bigger picture. Preach the Word Straight and to the point

    (I take no credit for original points in this sermon. Sermon has been adapted with my inspiration of flow and point structure as guided by the Holy Spirit) TITLE: STRAIGHT NO CHASER SCRIPTURE: ACTS 3:11-19 Straight No Chaser is way of ordering at a bar that tells the bartender you want ...read more

  • Preach With Power

    Contributed by Darrell Jones on Jun 28, 2005
    based on 42 ratings
     | 2,084 views

    A preacher friend of mine once told me, that he had a hard time finding something to preach about. We take a look at the theme of effective preaching.

    Abraham Licoln once said, "I like to watch a preacher who looks like he is fighting off a swarm of bee’s as he preaches." There are varying styles of preaching, some exciting, some very powerful. Yet, sad but true, many are boring. One guy described some preachers as being, "drier than cracker ...read more

  • Confronting Mammon

    Contributed by Robert Grey on Nov 5, 2002
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,941 views

    Mammon is a very powerful force in the world today that ties people into a financial system that prevents the people of God from effectively preaching the Gospel. The story of how Abraham tithed after rescuing Lot gives some important principles.

    Background. Abraham had two brothers, Nahor and Haran. They and their father Terah lived in Ur of the Chaldees. This city, famous for the worship of the Moon God, was located on the banks of the Euphrates near the Persian Gulf, just before the Tigris River enters into it. In Ur, the Stela of ...read more

  • Simplicity

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Jan 22, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 1,104 views

    From all indications Paul was a brilliant scholar and could have overwhelmed his listeners with intellectual arguments, but he shared the simple message of Jesus Christ by allowing the Holy Spirit to guide his words.

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: One man who was on the path of true simplicity was, according to the Talmud, a certain Rabbi Zusya. He once said, “In the coming world, they will not ask me: “Why were you not Moses?” They will ask me, “Why were you not Zusya?” (Reader’s Digest, March, 1980). In ...read more

  • The Role Of The Holy Spirit In Preaching

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Aug 14, 2001
    based on 54 ratings
     | 5,205 views

    The Role of the Holy Spirit in Preaching

    THE ROLE OF THE HOLY SPIRIT IN PREACHING A. Jn. 16:13 tells us that the Holy Spirit will guide us into all truth. He will help illuminate, interpret, and reveal things about Christ to us and to our congregation. Help the people know that the Holy Spirit is the chief teacher! B. ...read more

  • Judge Not

    Contributed by Thomas Baird on Jun 10, 2004
    based on 11 ratings
     | 2,340 views

    We are not to Judge.. or are we?

    Judge Not I am again going to read this evening’s main passage of scripture from the King James Version of the Bible… The reason is just like last week, it is a widely known passage of scripture and everyone seems to know the wording as it is written ...read more

  • Pastors (Clergy, Ministers, Preachers)

    Contributed by Curtis Kittrell on Oct 17, 2001
    based on 107 ratings
     | 2,076 views

    What characteristics should mark a pastor’s life? Paul briefly described some qualifications that the elders or overseers should have. Paul had given Timothy a similar set of instructions for the church in Ephesus.

    PASTORS (Clergy, Ministers, Preachers) WHO PASTORS ARE What characteristics should mark a pastor’s life? BIBLE READING: Titus 1:5-9 KEY BIBLE VERSE: I left you there on the island of Crete so that you could do whatever was needed to help strengthen each of its churches, and I asked you to ...read more

  • Jesus-The Preacher Series

    Contributed by Mack Armstrong on Feb 20, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,090 views

    What made Jesus a good Preacher?

    MARK 1:9-20 JESUS-THE PREACHER I. PERSON:* Mark 1:9-11 A. Patrimony. B. Processing. C. Proving. II. ...read more

  • God's Pursuing Love Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Apr 24, 2007
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,834 views

    Whoever and wherever you are, God’s love is pursuing you.

    Big Idea: Whoever and wherever you are, God’s love is PURSUING you. Max Lucado: “You are valuable because you exist. Not because of what you do or what you have done, but simply because you are.” Philip Yancey: “There is nothing we can do to make God love us more. There is nothing we can do ...read more

  • True Discipleship

    Contributed by Bishop Dr. Julius Soyinka on Apr 11, 2012
     | 2,050 views

    We are called to be real disciples of Christ, and not just to be mere converts or followers. We therefore need to meet the conditions required to be accepted accepted as His true disciples.

    TRUE DISCIPLESHIP STUDY TEXT: Matthew 28:18-20 And Jesus came and spake unto them, saying, All power is given unto me in heaven and in earth. 19 Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: 20 Teaching them to observe ...read more

  • What's The Gospel All About? Series

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Mar 29, 2013
     | 1,185 views

    This message examines Paul's view of the Gospel message.

    Have you forgotten something this week? Would you agree with this statement, “Human beings are quite forgetful?” Consider these words from William Doane’s classic hymn: “Tell me the story often, for I forget so soon.” One early childhood educator puts it this way: ...read more

  • Why The Church? Series

    Contributed by Davon Huss on May 8, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,396 views

    A sermon that begins a series on the community of the church (Material adapted from introduction of Daniel Overdorf's book, Rediscovering Community, from College Press)

    HoHum: It’s popular today to meet with friends at a coffee shop and call it “church.” In some cases it is but most of the time it isn’t. It’s difficult to stand in defense of the church when there are so many examples of dysfunctional churches around us. But ...read more

  • Go Therefore, And Teach Them Series

    Contributed by Shawn Ragan on Nov 13, 2000
    based on 54 ratings
     | 3,093 views

    This sermon, the third in the series, is meant to encourage the person to live up to the Commission that Jesus gave us in "teaching them to obey all things"

    Go Therefore, and Teach Them Church of God Seventh Day Meridian, ID November 11, 2000 INTRODUCTION Greetings Over the last two Sabbaths, we have been talking about the last words Jesus spoke in the book of Matthew. Today, we pick this up again, looking at these words. Matthew ...read more

  • Barnabas

    Contributed by Revd. Martin Dale on Apr 14, 2015
     | 2,253 views

    Barnabas a man of intergrity, generosity and a man willing to develop the gits of others even at his own expense

    WSG 12-04-2015 Sermon Story: I once read a story in one of Richard Wurmbrand’s books. “An elder of a local free Church in Communist Romania was brought before the judge for embezzlement - a crime he had not committed. His defence lawyer started his defence summation by telling ...read more

  • The Righteous Life

    Contributed by John Kapteyn on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 19 ratings
     | 972 views

    Introductory Considerations 1. Today in just a few words James teaches us one of the most important lessons we can ever learn. Not only practical but key to becoming mature Christians. To be mature is to have the righteousness that God desires, and according to James oneof biggest obstacles to ...read more