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  • Love May Bring Heartache, But It's Worth It

    Contributed by Davon Huss on Aug 12, 2001
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,915 views

    A sermon on love from 1 Corinthians 13

    Sermon for 3/1/98 Love May Bring Heartache, but it’s worth it! Introduction: "We become vulnerable when we love people and go out of our way to help them." That’s what the wealthy industrialist Charles Schwab declared after going to court and winning a nuisance suit at age 70. Given permission ...read more

  • What's That Smell

    Contributed by Chris Mason on Oct 23, 2001
    based on 84 ratings
     | 9,788 views

    Cologne and Perfume cover up the smell, but only for a time. Nice clothes and a fake attitude cover up hidden sins, but only for a time. The only way to be truly clean is to be seperated from sin.

    WHAT’S THAT SMELL INTRODUCTION One day while walking through the department store, I decided to stop by the cologne displays and try on some cologne. Now, I just couldn’t just try on one (could I?) I had to try on all the different brands that they had. Need less to say when I got into the ...read more

  • The Perfect Father

    Contributed by Steve Malone on May 14, 2001
    based on 184 ratings
     | 27,546 views

    In this message we will see what we can learn about fatherhood from the perfect father...

    The Perfect Father "Be imitators of God...." Eph 5:1 Introduction "You, " said the doctor to his patient, "are in terrible shape you’ve got to do something about it. First, tell your wife to cook more nutritious meals. Stop working like a dog. Also inform your wife you’re going to make a ...read more

  • Runt

    Contributed by Lindeal Greer on Feb 11, 2001
    based on 64 ratings
     | 1,607 views

    Could we be a runt?

    Runt Story of Preacher and Farmer with runt pig. Could we be the runt? Paul wrote to Timothy: Be thou an example of the believers in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.” Would we be a good example? In purity: jokes (Pure heart-from the heart, the mouth…) Eph ...read more

  • How To Face Life Challenges 3 Series

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 25, 2001
    based on 46 ratings
     | 4,049 views

    This sermon deals with the beattitudes of mercry and pure in heart.

    How To Face Life’s Challenges Part III 3/25/2001 NLF Psalm 32:1-11 Eph 5:1-20 Matthew 5:7-9 How many of you had some problems in your home or on the job last week in which things did not go the way you had wanted them to go? One thing about life is, if we keep living, it will keep on ...read more

  • A Clean Mirror Series

    Contributed by Doug Johnston on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 35 ratings
     | 3,120 views

    If we are to imitate Christ as Paul asks us to in 5:1, we must keep our lives clean by allowing nothing to dirty the mirror that is our life so we may reflect Christ clearly.

    Paul tells these people to follow (5:1), or mimic, God as they demonstrate a worthy walk (4:1) that should be part of every Christian’s lifestyle. We must mirror God’s ideals in daily living. Controlling My Wants (2-3) Is my attitude one of giving, or taking (2) ? Is what consumes me open or ...read more

  • Living In The Light

    Contributed by Charles Mallory on Mar 6, 2002
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,272 views

    An uplifting message for all of us to become "extra-ordinary" Christians who are purposely striving to be authentic imitators of God.

    IF YOU ARE A CHILD OF GOD, YOU ARE UNLIKE ANY OTHER PERSON. YOU ARE A UNIQUE CHILD. WHETHER A SON OR A DAUGHTER, YOU ARE, INDEED, UNIQUE AND SPECIAL. BY LIVING YOUR LIFE AS A CHILD OF GOD YOU HAVE A UNIQUE AND VERY SPECIAL STATEMENT TO MAKE AND I ENCOURAGE YOU TODAY TO MAKE THAT STATEMENT. IF YOU ...read more

  • Wedding Sermon

    Contributed by Brendon Bridges on Mar 29, 2002
    based on 395 ratings
     | 46,076 views

    A wedding service to encourage 3 healthy habits in a marriage. Written for an unsaved couple, encouraging the hope and enclusion of Christ in their lives

    SERMON ---- 3 Habits of an Effective marriage!! A bride was very nervous. It was right before the service. She wasn’t sure she could even walk down aisle. Her mother gave her some words of calming wisdom. She said to her. “Honey, there’s only three things you need to focus on. If you focus on ...read more

  • How Can We Imitate God?

    Contributed by William Rushing on Jun 19, 2002
    based on 76 ratings
     | 12,146 views

    Paul gives us four ways to imitate God.

    I. Introduction a. Illustration –We have all seen young children imitate their parents. Young girls play with dolls and little boys play with plastic lawn mowers. b. Paul writes to the church at Ephesus and tells them to imitate God. c. Though Paul’s letter was written to the church at Ephesus, ...read more

  • A Memorial To My Mother, Juanita Shepherd

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Jul 10, 2002
    based on 140 ratings
     | 5,731 views

    My mother, Juanita Shepherd, passed from this life on June 30, 2002. This message was given in her memory.

    A MEMORIAL TO MY MOTHER, JUANITA SHEPHERD Ephesians 5:1-2 "Be imitators of God, therefore, as dearly loved children and live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God." INTRO.- Someone said, "It’s better not to have lived than ...read more

  • Handling Sex

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Feb 21, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,453 views

    some pointers on how we can respond to the misuse of God’s great gift of sex

    How to follow Jesus without embarrassing ourselves: Handling Sex By Rev. Andrew Chan February 24, 2002 Grace International Baptist Church Vancouver, BC In our Ephesians series, we were told of how God through Jesus chose us to be special, specially loved and chosen to be included in His team, His ...read more

  • I Do! I Do! Because I Love You! Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on May 6, 2002
    based on 27 ratings
     | 4,840 views

    “I do, I do!” It’s suppose to mean I love you till death do us part. The intent of the, “I do’s” means I commit to work hard so our marriage and family is a success. In turn this creates true happiness and honors God.

    "I Do, I Do - Because I Love You!" Thesis: “I do, I do!” It’s suppose to mean I love you till death do us part. The intent of the, “I do’s” means I commit to work hard so our marriage and family is a success. In turn this creates true happiness and honors God. Introduction: Greetings, fellow ...read more

  • Walking Like God Walks Series

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on May 19, 2002
    based on 54 ratings
     | 9,853 views

    Living life in God’s footsteps

    Walking Like God Walks EPHESIANS 5:1-6 · Going to take this morning about how we walk. Have you ever thought about how you walk. How your walk looks to others. 1) Friend from a church I pastured while in Seminary named David. David is a racewalker. David doesn’t know it but he looks funny when ...read more

  • Careful Considerations

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on May 1, 2002
    based on 204 ratings
     | 33,626 views

    In our Spiritual life, it is so critical to walk carefully.

    1. How many times have you driven NORTH or SOUTH on I-25 and found some interesting driving habits? a. Cell phone in one hand, coffee in the other… steering? b. One gal was reading the Denver Post, completely open. c. Honking caught my attention as one man who was shaving was honking at a gal who ...read more

  • A Loving Walk Series

    Contributed by Greg Yount on Nov 29, 2001
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,807 views

    Part 3 of a 7 part series on walking by faith and not by sight. This part deals with showing love as evidence of a faith walk.

    INTRODUCTION: 2Co 5:7 says we are to walk by faith, and not by sight. This week, we have our third sermon in the series entitled “The Walk of Faith.” We have considered that it is a New Walk of Life; it is an Honest Walk, and today, we will find it to be a Loving Walk or a Selfless Walk. The ...read more