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  • What The Lord Requires

    Contributed by Brian Gordon on Nov 7, 2011
    based on 1 rating

    What we learn from the empty religion of the Israelites

    I. Introduction A. If you’ve ever taken any time to study the Bible (particularly the Old Testament) you may have noticed that it is not written in chronological order. a. Sometimes that makes Bible Study a little difficult, because it takes a little work to put what you are reading in the more

  • A Cross And Christ Of No Effect

    Contributed by Chuck Morley on Feb 5, 2001
    based on 64 ratings

    When we neglect the truth of the cross we are left with empty religion and a powerless Christ.

    A CROSS AND CHRIST OF NO EFFECT "Ye are our epistle written in our hearts, known and read of all men: forasmuch as ye are manifestly declared to be the epistle of Christ ministered by us, written not with ink, but with the Spirit of the living God;" (2 Corinthians 3:2,3) This verse is pretty more

  • Freedom From Religion

    Contributed by Dan Brown on Dec 4, 2006
    based on 3 ratings

    Following Christ is a relationship not a religion.

    Sunday Morning 8/12/01-Col. 2-Freedom From Religion Key idea: Following X is a relationship not a religion. Video Clip: Matrix 1:37:20-1:38:19 Neo confused about his identity, doesn’t understand who he really is, we as xians suffer from the same problem. Don’t know or understand who more

  • Four Myths About God’s Judgment Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Aug 10, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    A look at the two foundations and four popular lies about final judgment.

    1. Myth: “The line dividing heaven and hell is. . . who claims Jesus’ name.” - Matthew 7:24, 26 – “puts into practice,” “does not put them into practice.” - Focus: empty religion. [a, c, g, o] - There is a lot of empty religion out there. - And, as I’ve shared before, one of the more

  • Hot And Cold Anger Series

    Contributed by Charles Salmon on Feb 10, 2002
    based on 47 ratings

    Sermon on healing of a withered hand and opposition of Pharisees to Jesus’ ministry. Emphasis on anger, appropriate and inappropriate.

    Hot and Cold Anger Mark 3:1-7 (“If Looks Could Kill”) INTRO.: There are really two kinds of anger. There is hot, fiery anger that sometimes becomes belligerent when not held in check. This kind of person rants and raves when he loses control of his temper. Then there is cold anger. I have a more

  • What Is Your Christmas All About? Series

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 30, 2011

    Many people make Christmas about everything but Christ.

    What is Your Christmas All About? Matthew 2 Series: Christmas with the Classics November 27, 2011 Morning Service Movie Clip: Merry Christmas Charlie Brown Key Question: What is your Christmas all about? (Empty religion) – Contentment Scene: When Charlie Brown asks what Christmas more

  • Christ: Compassionate

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 7, 2000
    based on 46 ratings

    Compassion comes first with Jesus.

    The gospel writers did not record for us every moment of the life of Christ. At the end of his account, John tells us that “...there were also many other things which Jesus did...”. And supposes that if they were all written in detail the world would not contain the books. That may be more

  • Got Answers? Series

    Contributed by Fred Markes on Aug 31, 2011

    A sermon series on Job

    God is Good…All the Ti me! “Got Answers?” Job 40-42 In the previous message we examined a selection of the questions God asked Job. Job didn’t have any answers. When you think about it, life is filled with unanswerable questions. For example, here are some very deep more

  • Looking For A Sign Or A Guide

    Contributed by Jonathan Lucas on Jun 14, 2001
    based on 59 ratings

    This message speaks to the believer about their reaponsibility to reach the lost.

    Looking For A Sign Or A Guide Text: Matt. 16:1-4 “The Pharisees also with the Sadducees came, and tempting desired him that he would shew them a sign from heaven.” “He answered and said unto them, When it is eneving, ye say, It will be fair weather: for the sky is red.” “And in the morning, more

  • The Focus Of A True Faith

    Contributed by Gerald Steffy on Oct 5, 2009
    based on 4 ratings

    The focus of a true faith is centered in Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.

    THE FOCUS OF A TRUE FAITH—Colossians 2:16-23 Proposition: The focus of a true faith is centered in Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior. Objective: My purpose is to challenge God’s people to put all their focus on Jesus Christ and to turn aside to other false teachings. INTRODUCTION: more

  • Serving Others Series

    Contributed by Mark Elkins on Jan 27, 2011

    How do we serve others like Jesus?

    SERVING OTHERS LIKE JESUS This is the last of the series “Be the church by Loving God, others, and serving both. Let say that together. After today, my goal is for you to have a heart to serve others like Jesus. To “Be the Church” in our society we must Love Jesus, Love more

  • Why People Do Not Come To Christ.

    Contributed by Arlen Payne on Nov 24, 2002
    based on 53 ratings

    What are the issues that keep people from coming to a relationship with the Lord?

    Why People Do Not Come to Christ Matthew 19:16-22 Reading: Hebrews 3:1-6, 12-19 Intro: Jeremiah 8:20 One day the harvest will be past. Those who had opportunity to receive Christ will realize that it is too late. The day will come when “the harvest is past” The summer is more

  • Built Like A Rock.

    Contributed by Rufus Huckaby on Jun 13, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    Assurance of knowing who we are in Christ.

    “Built like a ROCK” Matthew 16:13&19 There was and old song that we use to sing that said, “I am the church, you are church, we are the church together all who follow Jesus all around the world we are the church together.” How great of definition of what the church is and what the church should more

  • Three Absolute Truths That Determine The Harvest

    Contributed by George Bannister on May 20, 2008
    based on 40 ratings

    This is a message dealing with the urgency of sowing the seed of the Gospel message. Without sowing, there can be no harvest.

    TEXT: (Psalm 126:5-6) “They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.” ETS: It is necessary to sow the seeds of the Gospel if we are to reap a harvest. OSS: Believers more

  • Unity In Christ Series

    Contributed by James Tilley on Dec 16, 2009

    This sermon is an exposition of 1 Cor 1.10-17.

    Unity in Christ Text: 1 Cor 1.10-17. Introduction: Illustration: The Queen Mary was the largest ship to cross the oceans when it was launched in 1936. Through four decades and a World War she served until she was retired, anchored as a floating hotel and museum in Long Beach, California. more