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  • The Encounter With Christ Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Sep 15, 2019

    For the mystic Francis, "there is nothing but God."

    St. Francis of Assisi, Stigmatic 2019 It was the encounter with the Lord Jesus Christ that gave us the miracle that was Saint Francis of Assisi. That personal relationship with Christ turned a hedonist into an ascetic, a wastrel into Il Poverello, a sinner into a saint. And, that, we must believe, more

  • Close Encounters With Christ

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jan 19, 2013

    What happens when people encounter the living Lord? -- We discover: 1. the majesty of our Savior (vs. 1-4). 2. the misery of our sin (vs. 5). 3. the ministry of our Savior (vs. 6-7). 4. the motivation of our Service (vs. 8).

    Close Encounters with Christ Isaiah 6:1-8 Sermon by Rick Crandall Grayson Baptist Church - Oct. 24, 2012 BACKGROUND: *We have been studying Old Testament encounters with Christ for almost a year: From Adam to Abraham to Moses. I counted around a dozen more personal encounters with the more

  • An Uncomfortable Encounter With Christ Series

    Contributed by Joseph Marshall on Jun 24, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    Now these issues will destroy your life if you do not have one necessary component. That necessary component is a rock solid assurance in the character of God. When you can not understand what He is doing, the only thing you have left is your certainty

    As Christians we think that when we come to Christ everything will be a bed of roses. At times, we have to wrestle with things that seem the exact opposite of what we know of God. At times, I get questions as a pastor to try to explain the Tsunamis, earthquakes, illness, and such. Quite more

  • A Faith Building Encounter With Christ Series

    Contributed by Joseph Marshall on Jun 24, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    On one side, the people could not wait to see Jesus leave. On the other side, they could hardly wait for Him to arrive. For in verse forty, we are told that Jesus ahd his discipled returned to the beaches of Capernum they were warmly welcomed by the mul

    The Lord and his disciples had returned to the boats following the casting out of the veil spirits from the demon possessed man. As they began to row away from the beach towards the northeastern shores of Capernaum, perhaps they could see a crowd of frightened and superstitious Gentiles, the same more

  • Joy And Hope: A Personal Encounter With Christ In The Church Series

    Contributed by W Pat Cunningham on Nov 22, 2012

    The Constitution on the Church in the Modern World gives us a kind of charter for the substance of the New Evangelization.

    Monday of 34th Week in Course 2012 Documents of Vatican II: Gaudium et Spes The redeemed pictured in John’s Revelation stand in the Father’s house on Mount Zion, that is the heavenly mountain, and they are with the Lamb, redeemed by the blood of the Lamb. What are they doing for more

  • Jesus - Restorer Of Dreams Series

    Contributed by Bob Groves on Jul 26, 2002
    based on 33 ratings

    Encounters with Christ are opportunities to begin again.

    Luke 15:11- PRAY If there is 1 thing About the Devil that YOU & I Know – He wants to Take Everything He can from us If there is 1 thing About Jesus that YOU & I Know – He wants to RESTORE or GIVE BACK to Us Today – Jesus – Restorer of Dreams JC Often Taught in Parables... Stories more

  • The Search Of Anna Series

    Contributed by Tim Smith on Jan 6, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    This message looks at Anna's encounter with the Christ child at the templ

    Anna Luke 2:36-40 In Luke Chapter 2, we see two people who encounter the Christ child as Mary comes to be ritually cleansed six weeks after childbirth, as Jewish law commanded. The first was an elderly man named Simeon. Writings in the second century said that he was 112 years old. Luke tells us more

  • Close Encounters Of A Third Kind

    Contributed by Kenneth Jarman on May 17, 2008
    based on 6 ratings

    This sermon explains three different types of encounters with Christ

    CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF A THIRD KIND By: Pastor Ken Jarman OPEN DOOR OUTREACH MINISTRIES, NEW BERN, NC 28560 Sunday May 18, 2008 ACTS 9:1 –9 Then Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest And asked letters from him to the synagogues of more

  • Andrew Series

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Sep 7, 2003
    based on 37 ratings

    Our hearts long for a genuine encounter with Christ.

    John 1:35-42 Andrew Encountering Christ in the Book of John #2 Introduction There’s a man in the Bible with whom most of us are very familiar. His name was Simon Peter. Peter was a successful commercial fisherman before he became a disciple of the Lord Jesus. Although there were twelve more

  • The Woman Taken In Adultery Series

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Oct 14, 2003
    based on 54 ratings

    Three things true of every encounter with Christ

    John 8:1-11 The Woman Taken in Adultery Introduction In one of our favorite passages in the Bible, John 3, Jesus made a statement that you’re all familiar with. He said, “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, more

  • Mis-Figured?

    Contributed by Brett Thomasson on Feb 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    How an encounter with Christ as Lord should have changed the disciples, but didn’t.

    Sometimes we tend to forget that Jesus came to Jewish people and as a member of Jewish society. So we can neglect the impact of some of the events of his ministry, and the impact they had on the people who first heard them. The transfiguration can definitely be one of those events. We look on more

  • Living In Denial Series

    Contributed by Darrin Hunt on Jun 18, 2007

    In this Easter series, we look at 4 people and how they responded to their encounters with Christ.

    Living in Denial Mt. 26:69-75 Illus. Did you see the “Deal or no Deal” where the girl was an avid NY Jets fan? •More than that, she loved Curtis Martin. He was her hero. •As a result of being on the show, she not only got to meet Curtis, but was invited to the stadium where she met many of more

  • When Seeing Is Changing

    Contributed by Clair Sauer on Nov 10, 2016

    An encounter with Christ means a fundamental transformation of everything we have been.

    Zacchaeus was one hated man, and I mean HATED; with a capital H and A-T-E-D too! I’m not really sure any of us could understand what it feels like to be so despised by so many. I suppose it’s possible that Zacchaeus had some friends among the Roman elite, but it’s really hard to more

  • Blinded By An Encounter With The Lord Jesus

    Contributed by Ivan Casteel on Jun 20, 2006
    based on 5 ratings

    An explanation what a real encounter with Christ will do in the life of a Christian.

    PP0709 DATE BLINDED BY AN ENCOUNTER WITH THE LORD JESUS! Acts 22:11. Ac 22:11 And when I could not see for the glory of that light, being led by the hand of them that were with me, I came into Damascus. (KJV) INTRODUCTION: Men have you ever told your wife that when she enters the room more

  • The Man Who Lived In A Cemetery

    Contributed by Mike Turner on Oct 31, 2003
    based on 44 ratings

    Sermon on the encounter of Christ, and the man who lived among the tombs !

    The Man Who Lived In The Cemetery Mark 5:1-20 As Jesus stepped on shore in the country of Gadarenes, he is immediately met by a man who is totally consumed by darkness. This man is a sad and pitiful picture of a sinful soul now totally posessed of more