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  • Suffering In Days Of Ease Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Jul 21, 2001
    based on 52 ratings
     | 3,487 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 21, 2003
    based on 101 ratings
     | 5,869 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

  • Why In The World Should I Forgive, Anyway?

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on Jun 22, 2002
    based on 449 ratings
     | 23,609 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

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

    Contributed by Jerry Scott on Apr 29, 2002
    based on 55 ratings
     | 8,066 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

  • God Uses All Things For His Purposes

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 7, 2001
    based on 104 ratings
     | 3,791 views

    To lead the people to understand how Joseph’s enslavement is allowed to happen by God’s sovereign wisdom for the saving of many lives.

    Hard Times Joseph Becomes a Slave – Gen. 37;39:1-20 Preparation for The Teacher 1. Aim: To lead the people to understand how Joseph’s enslavement is allowed to happen by God’s sovereign wisdom for the saving of many lives. 2. Explanation of the Aim: There are times when we go through ...read more

  • Submission To The Boss

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,324 views

    SUBMISSION TO THE BOSS IS : THE ONLY WAY TO GLORIFY GOD THE ONLY ANSWER TO UNFAIR TREATMENT THE ONLY WAY TO FULFILL OUR CALLING TO FOLLOW THE EXAMPLE OF CHRIST Theme verse for this section: 2:12 - Commendable Conduct will be further defined as submission in the various realms in which we ...read more

  • Why Does God Allow Suffering?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 205 ratings
     | 8,685 views

    Our heavenly Father knows what is best even when He allows us to go through dark valleys of suffering.

    Suffering - To experience adverse effects of something unpleasant. To feel pain, grief or discomfort. Illustration:Someone asked C.S. Lewis, "Why do the righteous suffer?" "Why not?" he replied. "They’re the only ones who can take it." Unknown. "Although the world is full of suffering, ...read more

  • Do Have Religion Or Relationship?

    Contributed by Kirk Devine on Nov 18, 2002
    based on 365 ratings
     | 33,577 views

    This message examines the dangers of just going through the motions of religion without any relationship with the Lord.

    Apr-01 Revised Nov-02 DO YOU HAVE RELIGION OR RELATIONSHIP? 2 TIMOTHY 4:3-5 Our text paints for us what I believe is a very accurate picture of the times that we live in… It gives us an example of what we are seeing everyday around us… Even though Paul here is specifically speaking to ...read more

  • I Have Seen Your Tears

    Contributed by Reggie Corfield on Sep 20, 2003
    based on 84 ratings
     | 14,508 views

    You can change the mind of God with prayer, a broken heart and tears!

    Text - 2 Kings 20:1-11 1. In those days Hezekiah became sick and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz came to him, and said to him, "Thus says the Lord: Set your house in order, for you shall die; you shall not recover." 2. Then Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and ...read more

  • Faith Is The Victory Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Jul 17, 2001
    based on 76 ratings
     | 14,495 views

    The text is divided into two great principles, the exciting victories of faith and the enduring virtues of faith.

    A Study of Hebrews 11 Sermon # 3 “Faith is the Victory” Hebrews 11:32-40 We live in a society where winning is everything. Everything in our society is success oriented. Even the church has acquired the success ...read more

  • Kingdom Attitudes

    Contributed by Greg Nance on Feb 4, 2002
    based on 355 ratings
     | 26,330 views

    The Beattitudes present eight steps to mature Christian living. Jesus gives us four internals and four externals that lead to strength and joy.

    Attitudes that Please God Someone has called Matthew 5:1-12 the “Be” attitudes of the Faith. What’s your attitude toward God? Jesus lists several attitudes here in the first part of the Sermon on the Mount that challenge us all. Actually, they show the way to spiritual maturity in 8 steps. ...read more

  • How To Keep From Sinning Series

    Contributed by Tom Fuller on Mar 18, 2003
    based on 145 ratings
     | 8,429 views

    If you execute someone for a crime you can’t put them on trial again. Jesus was executed for your sins not just so they are forgiven, but that you might escape their hold as well – and that’s what Romans chapter 6 is all about.

    For an audio copy of this message go to: www.LivingWatersWeb.com I recently discovered that one of my teeth was cracked. The dentist wanted me to have the tooth out as quickly as possible, so I did. Sure enough there was a huge abscess under the tooth eating away at my jaw. The oral surgeon took ...read more

  • The Weight Of The World

    Contributed by Byron Harvey on Apr 2, 2002
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,886 views

    This is the first message in a series on the most important day in the most important life ever lived; we walk with Jesus to Calvary.

    ¡§The Most Important Day In the Most Important Life Ever Lived!¡¨ ¡§The Weight of the World¡¨ Matthew 26:36-46; Luke 22:43-44 February 3, 2002 Series Intro: I haven¡¦t watched the show, but I¡¦ve seen the promos and I have inside sources who tell me what it is about; the show is ...read more

  • The Joy Of Suffering Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on May 5, 2002
    based on 86 ratings
     | 46,748 views

    Part 1 of a 3 part series on suffering.

    The Joy of Suffering I preceded this series by examining the false view that God guarantees us health, wealth and a carefree lifestyle. This was absolutely necessary for a number of obvious reasons. We are to uphold truth. The belief that our inheritance is in this life distorts the scriptures, ...read more

  • A Walk That's Worthy

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on May 22, 2002
    based on 371 ratings
     | 21,543 views

    Paul’s prayer for us is that we have a walk that worthy of the calling placed upon our lives!

    Question: What’s your life like? How are you doing this morning? · I KNOW THAT’S a loaded question, because immediately we start to look at our circumstances. (Rich/poor - Buying/renting house – employed/unemployed) · Then we compare ourselves to others and measure that up. · Then finally ...read more