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  • Enduring Opposition

    Contributed by Mark Elkins on Jun 6, 2003
    based on 41 ratings

    Are the winds and waves of life crashing in on your boat? Discover truths that will enable you to endure the storms of opposition and enable you to experience the Peace of Christ.

    There are two prisoners shackled to a deep dark dungeon. Spread-eagled, they are securely lashed by manacles and chains and actually hanging suspended, side by side, a few feet above the dungeon floor. There is only one small window high above their heads, maybe thirty, or forty feet up. They more

  • Living With Opposition Series

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Apr 17, 2008
    based on 8 ratings

    Paul teaches us how to endure opposition

    Philippians 1:27-30 April 13, 2008 Living With Opposition When Paul first visited Philippi, he and Silas were arrested and beaten for setting a young girl free from a demon and for preaching the Good News of Jesus. Although they were released, for a traveling missionary, Paul saw the more

  • The Superiority Of Christ

    Contributed by Monte Brown on Sep 12, 2017

    Our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, who intimately knows our weakness, yet He is not ashamed to call us His brothers and sisters.

    Introduction The epistle to the Hebrews is about Christ in His glory. It reveals “The Superiority of Christ.” As we look at Hebrews we see key insights about Jesus and His life on earth. We see a number of theological conclusions from the Old Testament concerning the awesome greatness of more

  • Focus On Jesus

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on Feb 21, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    Servanthood through Jesus’ leadership in our lives

    Focus on Jesus Hebrews 12:1-13 Introduction Wednesday night changes: - Dinners begin on March 5 – every other week - Bible Study / Sunday school class – Cross-talk and discipleship - Growths happens when we share experiences - It is time to grow, by being honest and encouraging one more

  • A Conviction For Witness—part 1

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Feb 14, 2002
    based on 10 ratings

    Who will bear witness of/to Jesus’ revelation? 17 convictions for bearing witness to Jesus’ revelation. Part 1 of a 2 part sermon.

    A CONVICTION FOR WITNESS—I—Revelation 1:9-20 Need: Some of us have trouble ‘witnessing’. We allow other things to call us away from that responsibility. The apostle John was convicted to record the fantastic images of Jesus’ revelation. Those loyal to Christ will be convicted to bear more

  • Speak To Us Of Love

    Contributed by Kathy Findley on Oct 25, 2003
    based on 13 ratings

    This sermon speaks of the love that came to us through Christ’s birth.

    Advent IV – Love Luke 2: 25-38 “Hush-a-bye, lullaby. Hush your weeping, little baby,” the mother sang. And in her tear-filled eyes one would see the love Mary felt for her baby son, this Child of Love. Through this Holy Child, God transcended all time and space, planned a way to come and more

  • To Run The Course Of Faith

    Contributed by Sean Lester on Jan 5, 2007
    based on 14 ratings

    An inspirational message to encourage believers to remain faithful even in difficult and discouraging times.

    To Run the Course of Faith Rev. Sean D. Lester Sept. 28, 2003 Hebrews 12:1-3 Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for more

  • Run To Win (All Age Worship)

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Jun 15, 2004
    based on 13 ratings

    A complete order of service and talks for a one hour Family (All Age) Service on "Run to Win"- running the race of the Christian faith and life. Email me if you want the full Word document (which shows formatting lost on this web page)

    Run The Race. All Age Worship Order of Service. Sun 13th June 2004 . WBC Red shows PC/SongPro/PowerPoint (email me if you want Word file showing this) 10am – PowerPoint on Songpro of ‘Chariots of Fire’ beach race clip ‘run the Race 1 THE RACE Thoughts: run to win (1 Cor 9:24). Life is a: more

  • #10 -- Opposition Series

    Contributed by Derek Melanson on Nov 17, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    As followers of Jesus, we should expect to face opposition, but we can trust that God has "cut the cords of the wicked."

    Introduction Pastor Eugene Peterson tells a story from his childhood—a story about having to deal with enemies. For him it came in the form a school bully who beat him up every day after school. It seemed no matter how young Eugene tried to avoid him—in the forms of alternate routes and more

  • How The Church Spreads The Gospel Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on Aug 7, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    the Church is a divinely instituted community with a task to carry out: to share the gospel with the world. If we’re to be a church that reaches people with the gospel we’ll need to be a church that not only receives the gospel but exemplifies it and then

    Last week at our meeting to vote on the merger, Geoff spoke about the need for us to give more attention to the sharing of the gospel as a congregation and today I want to take up that issue as we begin a series on 1 Thessalonians. I’ve called the series the Gospel and the Church, because this more

  • Peace, Perfect Peace Series

    Contributed by Chris Appleby on May 1, 2002
    based on 17 ratings

    God offers us peace for all time with him. His love is unconditional, entirely his own doing

    "Therefore, since we are justified by faith ..." If you remember back to when we started this series on Romans, I said then that whenever we come across that word "Therefore" we need to stop and think about what’s gone before. What is it that the ’therefore’ refers to? Well, I wonder if you can more

  • Last One In Is A Rotten Egg! Series

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 21, 2002
    based on 66 ratings

    Part 10 of 10 of the series, Supernatural Transformation. Jesus finished strong. He wants us to not only finish the race but finish strong. And it is possible - even when you think it’s already "finished" that you are the rotten egg - IT’S NOT OVER YET! 

    "LAST ONE IN IS A ROTTEN EGG!" Hebrews 12:1; Ephesians 1:18-23 Read at beginning of service: Ephesians 1:18-23 (NIV) 18 I pray also that the eyes of your heart may be enlightened in order that you may know the hope to which he has called you, the riches of his glorious inheritance in the more

  • A God Honoring Ministry

    Contributed by Kevin Higgins on Aug 23, 2003
    based on 16 ratings

    Characteristics of a God honoring ministry

    1 Thessalonians 2:1-9 A God Honoring Ministry Introduction In our look at chapter 1, we found that the church at Thessalonica was quite a remarkable church. This was a church made up of people who were clearly saved, they were faithfully laboring for the Lord, they were both evangelistic and more

  • The Crown Of Life Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Sep 30, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Real life is promised when we have stood firm in the trials of life.

    JAMES 1:12 THE CROWN OF LIFE “Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.” It is difficult, some might even think it impossible, to expect that Christians can be more

  • Dealing With The Post-Christmas Blahs

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Dec 30, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    After the crescendo of Christmas, some of us are back to our complicated and chaotic lives. Message looks at three post-Christmas scenes and then three lessons to help us beat the blahs.

    Dealing with the Post-Christmas Blahs Matthew 2:13-23 Rev. Brian Bill 12/30/07 Dave Veerman has written a poem called, “Many Happy Returns.” See if it resonates with you: ‘Twas the day after Christmas And all through the room Strewn wrappings were crying For use of a broom The more