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  • The Amazing Wonder Of Exaggeration

    Contributed by James Snyder on Jun 5, 2017

    If you earn it, you can spend it any way that you want to. The great joy of life comes from reaping what you sow.

    I once asked my father if he would give me a weekly allowance. After all, many of the kids in my school were getting allowances from their parents and I thought I deserved an allowance as well. I was surprised by my father’s response. “I give you a great allowance here more

  • No One Likes An Exaggerating God Series

    Contributed by Troy Luttrell on Apr 18, 2014

    There are some passages that seem to suggest that God might be stretching the truth with some of His promises, but the reality is the God of the Bible does not lie.

    Background: • Our difficult verse is found in Psalms 37:25 – “I have been young and now I am old, Yet I have not seen the righteous forsaken or his descendants begging bread.” Is it true that no Christians (God’s children) have ever been hungry enough more

  • Ego Talking - Boasting, Flattery, And Exaggeration Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Oct 21, 2016

    In this sermon, we explore what the Bible says about boasting, flattery and exaggeration.

    Introduction: A. Today, we are continuing in our series called: “Speak Life – Speaking Words that Heal, not Hurt.” 1. The Bible tells us that words have the power of life and death. 2. God’s desire is for all of us to learn how to control our tongues so that our words more

  • Truth, Time To Wake Up And Smell The Caffine. Series

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Nov 8, 2009
    based on 10 ratings

    A sermon looking at the call upon Christians to tell the truth, to live in the truth and to realise that God delights in the truth!

    We live in a society which is prone to exaggeration: think about this I found this in yesterdays Press, what kind of car is this? “The sportier, sleeker, you won’t want to stop. One look and you’ll be seduced by the curves and fine lines. With even more specification and features than you could more

  • Olympic Or Smack Down

    Contributed by Christopher Lanham on Feb 18, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    Is your prayer life real or just an exaggerated production?

    Genesis 32: 22-32 Olympic or Smack Down? Prosper CRC: Falmouth, MI April 8, 2001 PM On a Thursday night not to long ago I caught a few minutes of WWF Smack Down, trying to get a current picture of what comes to mind when the word wrestling is mentioned. It has been quite a few years since I more

  • Bear False Witness

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on Feb 18, 2013
    based on 1 rating

    What does bearing a false witness mean?

    There’s a story of two brothers. Both brothers lived wild - sinful - lives. Yet, these two brothers attended the same church every Sunday. They made large donations to various church ministries. In a sense - using their attendance and donations to cover-up the dark side of their more

  • Lessons In Humility

    Contributed by Dr. Ezekiel Ette on Nov 5, 2017

    The exaggerated sense of self interferes with serving God and each other

    Matt 23 : 1 – 12 There are many stories from someone named Aesop. No one knows if he/she actually lived but is said to have been a story teller who told stories and solved problems. The stories are still, to this day, used as lessons in morality. Some said that he/she was a slave who loved to more

  • The Power Of The Resurrection Series

    Contributed by A. B. Simpson on Oct 8, 2009
    based on 7 ratings

    The significance of His resurrection is impossible to exaggerate. It is the fundamental proof of His Messiahship and of the truth of Christianity. A classic sermon by A. B. Simpson.

    "To whom also he showed himself alive after his passion by many infallible proofs, being seen of them forty days, and speaking of the things pertaining to the kingdom of God" (Acts 1:3). Our Lord’s earthly life may be divided into three sections: before His passion, during His passion, and the more

  • The Paralysis Of Fear

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Oct 16, 2011

    Many Christians are harangued by Satan’s exaggerated lies and it produces fear and worry whereas trusting in the victorious God gives courage to act.

    The Paralysis of Fear* Psalm 91 and Rev. 12:7-12 (Responsive reading From Psalm 91 provided at the end of the sermon) Sermon Objective: Many Christians are harangued by Satan’s exaggerated lies and it produces fear and worry whereas trusting in the victorious God gives courage to more

  • Confessions Of A Misguided Innovator

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Nov 17, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    A tendency to rebel against authority, an exaggerated desire to win the approval of others, and a skewed definition of what it means to be successful; these deadly ingredients combined to create the misadventures of my life and ministry so far.

    Dakota Community Church November 16, 2008 (pm) Confessions of a Misguided Innovator Begin by reading Ephesians 4:1-16 Ephesians 4:14 Then we will no longer be infants, tossed back and forth by the waves, and blown here and there by every wind of teaching and by the cunning and craftiness more

  • The Prosperity Of God

    Contributed by J. Yeargin on Dec 1, 2006
    based on 10 ratings

    ...there have been some who have gone off the deep end with the teaching of prosperity. This is probably one of the most exaggerated (supposed) moves of God in this generation of believers.

    THE PROSPERITY OF GOD Sometimes in the Charismatic and/or Pentecostal movements, there have been some extremes. There have been those that have made the mistake of trying to exaggerate what God is actually doing. God doesn’t really want us to become some kind of an extremist in how we live more

  • Fish Stories

    Contributed by Keith Broyles on Dec 5, 2007
    based on 2 ratings

    We’ve all heard stories about the one that got away and other kinds of fish stories. God wants us to tell our fish stories, our fishing for people stories, not the exaggerated ones but the ones that show God at work in our lives.

    I love fish stories. I have always thought it fun to hear folk talk about the fish they have caught or the one who got away. Most all of us have heard fish stories of some kind or another during our lifetime. Some of them are very believable and others, well let’s just say that the exaggeration more

  • T-R-O-U-B-L-E Right Here In River City?

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Feb 16, 2014
    based on 3 ratings

    The life of unworthiness and the devils about as close as you can get to hell on earth.. And I'm not exaggerating, when I tell you...there are literally millions upon millions of people that are living there, that need to be set free!

    "T-R-O-U-B-L-E" Right Here In RiverCity! Has anyone ever seen the musical, "the music man"? If you haven't, it's a story about salesman..who is also a con man And he comes into a trouble free town named river city and he convinces them of how much trouble they had and didn't even know more

  • Stumbling Onto Grace Series

    Contributed by Mark Opperman on Feb 7, 2012
    based on 4 ratings

    What we need is a true picture of Jesus, with nothing avoided and nothing exaggerated. We must be careful to not overemphasize one aspect of Christ’s character at the exclusion of the totality of His being. People will stumble over Him, but if they open t

    Stumbling onto Grace Romans 9:30-33 -Do you know what a caricature is? One definition says that it’s “a representation, especially pictorial or literary, in which the subject’s distinctive features or peculiarities are deliberately exaggerated to produce a comic or more

  • How To Defeat Depression Series

    Contributed by Tom Shepard on Jan 8, 2016
    based on 8 ratings

    Tips to defeat depression. 1. Focus On FACTS Not Feelings 2. Don’t COMPARE Yourself To Others 3. Don’t Exaggerate The NEGATIVE 4. Take Care Of PHYSICAL Needs 5. Take Your PROBLEMS To God 6. Have A Fresh ENCOUNTER With God 7. Get New DIRECTION From God

    How To Defeat Depression Depression is one of the greatest problems in the world today. It has been called the common cold of mental illnesses. Everybody gets depressed at times, but some people are depressed nearly all the time. Even people in the Bible got depressed – Elijah is an more