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  • The Encounter

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Apr 17, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    This sermon is about what one encounters as a result of being a child of God.

    1 John 3:1-7 "The Encounter" 1. First the writer shares we are about to encounter something that is worthy of Our Attention A. 31"Behold" what manner of love the Father has lavished on us B. The word Behold refers to Observe What more

  • The Encounter Series

    Contributed by Kevin Ruffcorn on Apr 13, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    After encountering Jesus the women were commanded to go and tell. We carry on this mission because we too have encountered Jesus.

    Mark 16:1-8 “The Encounter” INTRODUCTION Routines, even in the face of death, are a part of life. They were present during the time of Jesus just like they are present now. The women were involved in a routine activity as they made their way to the tomb. They had not had time to more

  • Encounters

    Contributed by Joe Birdsall on Apr 28, 2015
    based on 4 ratings

    A sermon based on John 4. The encounter with Jesus at Jacob's Well.

  • Close Encounters Series

    Contributed by Casey Campbell on Feb 13, 2012

    This is not a full text is an approach to the text; think of it as seed for a sermon.

    Upon reading today's text the first thing that springs to mind, quite honestly, is Erich von Daniken's 1968 book, "Chariots of the Gods?," and the several hours of my life that I will never get back for having watched so many of those late night documentaries on the History Channel about UFO's and more

  • Well Encounters

    Contributed by Karl Popke on Nov 14, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    The story of Jesus, is life changing, however we struggle to break through the barriers in order to share that story. Jesus is the master exampling how to be intentional about being intentional. The results are life changing.

    I. Fear Is An Inhibitor - Some time ago there was a commercial. I think it might have been a Kodak moment, or something like that. But in the commercial the day begins with a dad taking his little girl to a public pool. Once there, he’s found teaching her how to dive off the diving more

  • Encounter Jesus

    Contributed by David Nolte on Mar 19, 2017
    based on 1 rating

    Deals with what happened to Saul when he encountered Jesus. The same can happen to anyone.

    “Encounter Jesus” 1 Timothy 1:12-17 David P. Nolte The song by The Newsboys rightly said, “My God’s not dead He’s surely alive! He’s living on the inside Roaring like a lion.” But, back in 1884, philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, more

  • A Spiritual Encounter

    Contributed by Pastor Paul E. Davis on Sep 15, 2018
    based on 1 rating

    Change does not Require Acceptance, but Acceptance does Require Change. Jesus Meeting You Where You Are. Go tell somebody about the Messiah.

    As you read and study these first 42 verses of John’s Gospel as recorded in chapter 4, you will find that it is steeped in spiritual insight and wisdom. Of the 42 verses, Jesus is speaking in 18 of them. - - No wonder there is such profound wisdom and knowledge revealed here. We’ve all read more

  • Encounters - The Demoniac

    Contributed by Brady Boyd on Nov 1, 2018

    Jesus finds us even when everyone has given up on us.

    Encounters - Conversations with Jesus The Demoniac November 4, 2018 • This story is told in Matthew, Mark and Luke. (Synoptic Gospels) Luke 8:1b-3 NIV The Twelve were with him, 2 and also some women who had been cured of evil spirits and diseases: Mary (called Magdalene) from whom seven demons had more

  • Fresh Encounter

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Aug 13, 2013
    based on 4 ratings

    All of us need a Fresh Encounter. Without any apology, Richard Blackaby was my inspiration for developing this message. Everyone needs a "First Encounter" with Jesus followed by a "Fresh Encounter"...It's life-changing.

    Fresh Encounter Jerry Watts John 12:1-11 * Have you ever had an experience which you would call an ‘encounter?’ Encounters are those events in your life which you ‘remember!’ I’ll never forget the time I almost stepped on a cotton mouth moccasin. I’ll never more

  • An Encounter With God

    Contributed by Thomas Giddens on Jan 20, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    We can have a supernatural encounter with God

    An Encounter With God Text Acts 2:1-4 When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place. 2And suddenly there came a sound from heaven, as of a rushing mighty wind, and it filled the whole house where they were sitting. 3Then there appeared to them divided more

  • Encountering Jesus

    Contributed by Travis L. Billings on Nov 29, 2015
    based on 7 ratings

    Though we acknowledge that God is in control, we will never find peace until we spend time alone with Him. What exactly is the best way for each of us to encounter Jesus? We are each unique individuals, and each of us is drawn to Jesus by different ways

    Oh the riches of this world True joy I have not found The pull of your might The chase of my wants My flesh cannot contend With the spirit man within Though we acknowledge that God is in control, we will never find peace until we spend time alone with Him. Mosquito Coast--(Harrison Ford more

  • Encounters With Jesus Series

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Oct 10, 2015

    The Gospel of John contains many short stories showing responses we have when we encounter Jesus Christ; some are positive and preferred while some are not. This sermon is an introduction to the series.

    THEME DEVELOPMENT When my son was right out of college he worked for an electronics manufacturer that sent him to China to learn how their production process functioned. While there, Craig did what all tourists do … he shopped. To his amusement he saw many products being sold on the street more

  • Encounter With Evil!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Mar 28, 2014

    You need not fear the devil when you have the King with you! Are you listening? You can meet the devil and the evil forces at any time when you have a tight communion with the Lord at all times.

    Encounter with evil: 1 King 18:2”So Elijah went to show himself to Ahab. Now the famine was severe in Samaria.” Deuteronomy 28:1 “"And if you faithfully obey the voice of the LORD your God, being careful to do all his commandments that I command you today, the LORD your God more

  • A Gospel Encounter Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Sep 25, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Exposition of Acts 16:13-15 about the conversion of Lydia

    Text: Acts 16:13-15, Title: A Gospel Encounter, Date/Place: NRBC, 9/21/08, AM A. Opening illustration: read some of the responses to the blog “why I am not a Christian” B. Background to passage: Paul and Silas, and now Luke and Timothy have crossed the Aegean Sea from Troas to Neapolis, and more more

  • The Angelic Encounter

    Contributed by Brian Menear on Aug 1, 2007
    based on 3 ratings

    Doubts of God fulfilling his promise cost Zechariah his speech. Only when he believed and obeyed did his speech return.

    The Angelic Encounter (NIV) (Zechariah & The Angel) The Gospel of Luke shows the dawning of a new age. God is now intimately involved in the events which will lead up to the birth of Jesus. Background/Setting Only the Priests could enter the Holy of Holys. No mere man was allowed. The more