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  • Someone Else Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jul 30, 2003
    based on 66 ratings
     | 12,017 views

    One of the rallying cries in the church is "let someone else do it!" Why do people say that, and how do we change their minds about it?

    OPEN: A church once put this on the back page of their bulletin - CHURCH MOURNS DEATH OF PROMINENT MEMBER The church was saddened this past week to learn of the death of one of its most prominent members, "Someone Else." "Someone’s" passing creates a vacancy that will be difficult to fill. ...read more

  • The Need For Faithfulness In Prayer Series

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Mar 14, 2002
    based on 214 ratings
     | 13,898 views

    God wants His people to be faithful in their prayer life.

    COL.1:7; 4:12 "THE NEED FOR FAITHFULNESS IN PRAYER" * Some of God’s choicest servants are unknown to us. * There are many unsung heroes of the faith. * Tonight I want us to look at the example of such a man. * His name? Epaphras * As we think about the need for faithfulness, I hope that ...read more

  • Intercessory Prayer

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 79 ratings
     | 8,670 views

    Thesis: To intercede for someone is to want more for them than it is in your power to give. Intro.: 1. In Richard Foster's book, Prayer, he says: "If we truly love people, we will desire for them far more than it is within our power to give them, and this lead us to prayer. Intercession is a ...read more

  • How To Pray For Others Series

    Contributed by Randy Myers on Apr 9, 2003
    based on 100 ratings
     | 8,900 views

    Paul shares three ways to pray for other more effectively.

    We are starting a new series entitled, "Making a Difference Our World." We will be going through the book of Colossians. If you have a Bible, turn with me to Col 1. There is is something within all of us that wants to make a difference. It not a de-sire to be a super star or famous, it ...read more

  • Why We Need Each Other Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 24, 2003
    based on 71 ratings
     | 23,787 views

    God designed us to live in community with others and to work in partnership with one another for the sake of the kingdom. No one can do everything, but everyone can do something.

    Why We Need Each Other Two friends were out hunting. As they were walking through the woods, one of them yelled and the other looked up to see a huge grizzly bear charging at them. The first friend started to frantically put on his tennis shoes. When his buddy saw this, he anxiously asked, ...read more

  • In Christ You Are Complete Series

    Contributed by Jeff Simms on Jun 8, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 3,304 views

    To look at the three things the church in Colossae was known for: faith, hope and love. Has introduction to book of Colossians

    In Christ You are Complete Colossians 1:3-8 The city of Colossae- Colossae use to sit in the Lycus valley near the Lycus river. It had been a city of great wealth, known for it’s wool and dyeing skills. It was a large city in 5 B.C., but had been eclipsed by the larger town of Hierapolis ...read more

  • Christian Forgiveness

    Contributed by Shawn Drake on Aug 7, 2003
    based on 64 ratings
     | 5,220 views

    This is a study in Philemon.

    CHRISTIAN FORGIVENESS Philemon Just because a book of the Bible is small in length does not mean it is small in meaning. Philemon is one of these books. Onesimus was a slave owned by Philemon, who was a wealthy Christian living in Colosse and a friend of Paul’s. Onesimus robbed Philemon ...read more

  • The Three-Fold Will Of God

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Aug 16, 2003
    based on 68 ratings
     | 2,849 views

    The will of God, as it is relates to man, is manifested in three basic expressions: sovereign, conditional and paternal. Each uniquely depicts His dealings with, and His relationship to, man in particular and His entire creation in general.

    THE THREE-FOLD WILL OF GOD “Epaphras, who is one of you, a bondservant of Christ, greets you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.” Colossians 4:12. The will of God, as it is relates to man, is manifested in three basic ...read more

  • With A Little Help From My Friends

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jul 25, 2003
    based on 108 ratings
     | 9,436 views

    Paul had many friends who helped him accomplish his mission. This sermon gives guidelines for choosing friends that will help you reach God’s goals for your life.

    June 29, 2003 Colossians 4:7-18 “With a little help from my friends” INTRODUCTION I spent Monday through Thursday of this week at Camp Monongahela. Of the 55 campers that we had, 30 of them were “first-timers”. Some of them knew no one when they arrived at camp, and others ...read more

  • Spiritual Growth: Growing In Grace

    Contributed by Paul Decker on May 29, 2002
    based on 231 ratings
     | 27,716 views

    We are to develop as people of grace.

    SPIRITUAL GROWTH: GROWING IN GRACE Colossians 1:9-11; Acts 2:42 S: Four Marks of the Church Th: Spiritual Maturity Pr: WE ARE TO DEVELOP AS PEOPLE OF GRACE. ?: How? KW: Desires TS: We will find in our study of Colossians 1:9-11, three desires that we need to have in order to develop ...read more

  • Dangerous Intersections Of Life

    Contributed by Jerry Falwell on Mar 7, 2002
    based on 110 ratings
     | 50,086 views

    Looking at the dangerous intersections in our life that affect the rest of our life.

    DANGEROUS INTERSECTIONS OF LIFE By Jerry Falwell INTRODUCTION Today, I am looking at the dangerous intersections in our life that affect the rest of our life. These can be a crossroad, blind intersection, fork, traffic circle, or an intersection with multiple streets. Characteristics ...read more

  • Wholly Walking Holy

    Contributed by Tom Doubt on Aug 4, 2003
    based on 27 ratings
     | 1,698 views

    Our spiritual walk is defined by: bearing fruit, growing as we walk, empowered with each step, and giving thanks throughout the walk.

    WHOLLY WALKING HOLY Scripture: COLOSSIANS 1:9-14 Dr. Thomas J. Doubt, Senior Pastor Four Mile Creek Baptist Church June 1, 2001 BACKGROUND: A. Walking has become big business, big news. 1. Supreme Court got involved in whether you walk or ride in PGA. Casey Martin has severe ...read more

  • The Supremacy Of Christ

    Contributed by Ewen Huffman on Jan 17, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 6,215 views

    It’s all about Jesus- and this sermon is all about Jesus!

    The Supremacy of Christ. Christ Church Winchester, 19.1.03 am Colossians 1:15-20 One theological college in the USA hosted an annual picnic, to which they invited one of the greatest minds to lecture in the theological education centre. One year, the guest lecturer was a professor, who spoke ...read more

  • Remembering What We Have - Jesus Is Lord Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 2, 2003
    based on 155 ratings
     | 23,751 views

    How important is it to remember what Jesus has done for us? There is a danger in forgetting what we have and there is power in what we remember.

    OPEN: A clergyman walking down a country lane saw a young farmer struggling with a load of hay that had fallen off his cart. The boy was all hot and sweaty and looked very upset. "You look hot, my son," said the preacher. "Why don’t you just rest a moment, and then I’ll give you a hand." "No ...read more

  • Discovering Your Purpose Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Apr 15, 2003
    based on 283 ratings
     | 88,079 views

    As we understand the ramifications of Christ dwelling within us, we will strive for maturity in our faith and can become all that God desires for us to be.

    Discovering Your Purpose A truck driver was hauling a load of 500 penguins to the zoo. Unfortunately, his truck broke down. He eventually waved down another truck and offered the driver $500 to take the penguins to the zoo. The next day the first truck driver got his truck fixed and drove ...read more