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  • Suffering In Days Of Ease Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 23, 2001
    based on 52 ratings
     | 3,473 views

    We are to have the right perspective, recollection, aspiration, actions, and attitude in suffering.

    "Yea, and all that will live godly in Christ Jesus shall suffer persecution" (2 Timothy 3:12). This does not mean that every Christian will suffer physical abuse as evidence of true salvation. While many Christians have sealed their faith with their blood, many more have had to withstand the ...read more

  • The Last Words Of Peter Series

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Feb 24, 2003
    based on 101 ratings
     | 5,809 views

    These are the last recorded words of Peter. One’s last words often tell us where his priorities were.

    "But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be glory both now and forever! Amen." Before the great apostle says his final amen he reminds his readers about growth, grace and knowledge. GROWTH - a command for the Christ-follower, not an option. As many ...read more

  • Is It Good, Or Is It Bad?

    Contributed by Melvin Newland on Jan 29, 2001
    based on 246 ratings
     | 15,726 views

    Here is the promise: "All things, both good & bad things, can work together for good to those who love God..." The question is, "How?" (Powerpoint Available - #211)

    MELVIN M. NEWLAND, MINISTER RIDGE CHAPEL, KANSAS, OK (Simple Powerpoint slides are available at no charge. Just e-mail me at mnewland@sstelco.com with your request - #211.) A. Have you ever had anything good happen to you, & then, perhaps years later, as ...read more

  • Prescription For Church Unity Series

    Contributed by Brad Beaman on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 65 ratings
     | 8,161 views

    It seems like there is a real danger for the church in that, the stronger a they hold to their beliefs, the greater the chance of disunity. There is such need for us, with our great beliefs that we hold dear, to talk about church unity.

    Introduction: You may notice that during this time of the year that many of our men around the country are glued to the football games on television. College football is such a great part of American tradition. It all builds up to the bowl games at the end. That is what people are waiting for, ...read more

  • Why In The World Should I Forgive, Anyway?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jun 24, 2002
    based on 449 ratings
     | 23,588 views

    A consideration of five reasons that we should want to pursue forgiveness.

    We begin this morning with the knowledge that Jesus has commanded us to forgive. We add to that our general belief that forgiveness is a good thing. But, then, when we get into the actual situation where our heart has been stomped on and our emotions have been ripped to shreds, we ...read more

  • Pathway To The Passion Pt-7 The Last Words Of Christ Series

    Contributed by Brian Menear on Feb 4, 2007
    based on 27 ratings
     | 3,257 views

    Christ spoke 7 "words" from the cross. These words are his last sermon to us.

    The Last Words of Christ The Gospels record 7 statements that Christ made from the cross. These 7 statements are his final sermon to us. They speak just as loudly to us today as they should have spoke to those who were there to hear them. The number “7” in the Bible represents perfection. ...read more

  • The Power Of Prudence

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 12 ratings
     | 3,491 views

    1. While imitating former President George Bush, the Saturday Night Live comedian Dana Carvey used a

    1. While imitating former President George Bush, the Saturday Night Live comedian Dana Carvey used a phrase that made him famous, "Wouldnât be prudent!" Instead of becoming resentful of Carvey, the President used prudence to invite Dana Carvey and his wife to the white house where the two men ...read more

  • Suffering By Faith

    Contributed by Lorenzo Nicholson Sr. on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 11 ratings
     | 1,100 views

    Just as it takes faith to overcome, it takes faith to suffer.

    Life-Line For Jesus Community Church Created 11/11/01 revised 8/15/02 Lorenzo Nicholson Sr. Suffering By Faith 8/16/02 Gal 3:3 Are ye so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are ye now made perfect by the flesh? 4 Have ye suffered so many things in vain? if it be yet in vain. ...read more

  • Scandalon

    Contributed by Andy Barnard on Feb 13, 2006
    based on 12 ratings
     | 971 views

    How should Christians respond to the controversy surrounding the publication of cartoons of Muhammed?

    How should we, as Christians, respond to the controversy surrounding the publication of cartoons of Muhammed? “The cartoons were first published by Jyllands-Posten in late September 2005; approximately two weeks later, nearly 3,500 people demonstrated peacefully in Copenhagen. In November, several ...read more

  • Living The Dream

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Apr 14, 2008
    based on 34 ratings
     | 3,323 views

    Part 3 God has called us all to have a dream that is larger than us. www.craneeater.com for the video for this sermon.

    Living the Dream Text: II Corinthian 12:1-5 Show video Let me qualify my dream, it isn’t a horse, piano, or a plane. The only dream I have is to see this body grow, salvations occur and build the first phase and maybe the second phase of Crane Eater Community ...read more

  • Suffering And Hope

    Contributed by Don Jones on Apr 29, 2009
    based on 36 ratings
     | 3,849 views

    Believers will suffer in life but compared to the glorious riches in Christ Jesus there is no comparison at all.

    Suffering and Hope Roman 8:16-27, 28-39 Believers will suffer in life but compared to the glorious riches in Christ Jesus there is no comparison at all. Introduction I don’t think I need to remind anyone this morning that life sometimes stinks. Bad things happen even to good people. ...read more

  • "The Paradox Of Persecution" Series

    Contributed by Bruce Hamsher on Aug 6, 2002
    based on 72 ratings
     | 2,539 views

    How to recognize spiritual persecution as a blessing.

    “The Paradox of Persecution” Matthew 5:10-12 Beatitudes - #8 Intro: It is safe to say that if you follow and are obedient to the progression of the Beatitudes, you will experience some sort of persecution. -If you are “Poor in Spirit” people will think you are being ...read more

  • The Practice Of Patience Series

    Contributed by Tim Byrd on Nov 13, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,072 views

    Part 18 in a series of messages on the book of James

    A Life Of Works Produced By Faith Part 18 “The Practice of Patience” Date: November 17, 2002 Place: Allendale Baptist Church Text: James 5:7-12 Introduction I can never say this too often: I love God’s Word. I believe it to be the inspired and inerrant. I believe it to be God’s ...read more

  • Where's The Army?

    Contributed by Larry Elder on Jul 16, 2003
    based on 32 ratings
     | 1,686 views

    Today the church, the Christian, has changed God’s job description and prefers hiding within the four walls of the church, sitting in a pew, limiting God’s light. Believes for the most part have small visions centered on self-motivation

    Where’s The Army? 2 Tim 2:3-5 Endure suffering along with me, as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. And as Christ’s soldier, do not let yourself become tied up in the affairs of this life, for then you cannot satisfy the one who has enlisted you in his army. Follow the Lord’s rules for doing his ...read more

  • Two Faces Of Faith - The Cross And The Crown Series

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on May 1, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 7,995 views

    Faith is marked by a paradox. Sometimes we appear to lose in order to win!

    Two Faces of Faith - the Crown and the Cross Text: Hebrews 11: 13, 32-40; 12: 1-3 What an inspiration to faith we’ve found in this 11th chapter of Hebrews! It’s one of the great passages of the Bible, worthy of a commitment to study and meditation. I hope you that the Word has fired up ...read more