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  • Excuses That Could Keep You Out Of Heaven

    Contributed by Rodelio Mallari on Nov 21, 2010
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,744 views

    An "excuse" is something said to hide the real reason for wrong actions. It is an attempt to cover up a shortcoming or sin. Beware! Excuses can damn not only the character but the souls of men.

    Intro: Summarize the passage. An EXCUSE is something said to hide the real reason for wrong actions. It is an attempt to cover up a shortcoming or sin. For example, every man has excuses for his neglect of duty; the debtor makes excuses for delay of payment; the student for being absent or failing ...read more

  • Toxic Living

    Contributed by Ajai Prakash on Dec 2, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,770 views

    Instant obedience is the only kind of obedience there is; delayed obedience is disobedience. Whoever strives to withdraw from obedience, withdraws from Grace.

    Opening illustration: Picher, Oklahoma, is no more. In mid-2009, this once-bustling town of 20,000 went out of business. In the first quarter of the 1900s, Picher was a boomtown because of its abundant lead and zinc. Workers extracted the ore, which was used to help arm the US during both World ...read more

  • Four Fearsome Factors

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Feb 20, 2011
    based on 80 ratings
     | 11,434 views

    Is God fair to let a person die and go to Hell who has never even once heard the name of Jesus? A Biblically [not politically] correct answer. Link inc. to formatted text, audio/video, PowerPoint.

    Four Fearsome Factors Romans 1:16–20 http://gbcdecatur.org/sermons/FearsomeFactors.html Is God a righteous God? Is God a just God? Is God fair to let a person die and go to Hell who has never even once heard the name of Jesus? You’ll have to admit that’s a good question, ...read more

  • The Ripple Effect Series

    Contributed by Greg Surratt on Nov 4, 2009
    based on 9 ratings
     | 14,583 views

    Sin short-circuits the work of the Spirit in your life, but the ripple effect of sin also short-circuits the work of the Holy Spirit in the church.

    Video Clip: The ripple effect...the expanding series of effects or consequences that are the result of a single event or action. We’ve all done it. You’ve taken a stone and you’ve thrown it into a pond, and you see the concentric circles that are rippling outward from the center where you threw the ...read more

  • Barzillai Series

    Contributed by Darren Rogers on May 18, 2008
    based on 31 ratings
     | 8,466 views

    What character of the Bible best describes you? Do you start out well only to finish poorly and offer God every excuse you can think of?

    Barzillai – 27th April 2008 am 2 Samuel 19:32 Background – David running from Absalom Bar-zil-lah-ee The Holy Spirit says something of Barzillai that He says of very few people. He says that he was “a very great man.” The Bible does not hand out this kind of praise openhandedly. It ...read more

  • No Excuses

    Contributed by Greg Carr on Jan 27, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 7,820 views

    I am always amused by the different excuses people come up with to explain their actions or different situations.

    NO EXCUSE SUNDAY. I am always amused by the different excuses people come up with to explain their actions or different situations. Have you ever noticed how we can come up with some really funny excuses? People must put a lot of effort and thought into their excuses. Here is just a ...read more

  • It's Time To Get Out Of The Box! Series

    Contributed by Vera Hughes on Aug 15, 2007
    based on 27 ratings
     | 9,669 views

    God has purposed you to walk in His will for your life. Many times we start believing what others have destined for our lives such as "you will never be anything; you are stupid; you are nothing". This has caused many of us to "be in a box". It’s time

    Read Scripture: Jeremiah 29:11 For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the LORD, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end. Definitions: Destined: to decree beforehand; to set apart for a special purpose Greatness: knowing your purpose in life and ...read more

  • The Bottom-Line: Love Him With All Your Mind Series

    Contributed by Thomas Cash on Mar 10, 2010
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,920 views

    We live in an over-stimulated society. Too many things compete for our allegiance. For God’s sake and yours, make a decision: choose to love Him!

    Sermon Notes The Bottom-Line: Love Him with All your Mind Matthew 22:37; Joshua 24 (Third in the series The Greatest Commandment) Introduction: We live in an over-stimulated society. Too many things compete for our allegiance. Value systems have shifted; old answers are not easily accepted. ...read more

  • Excuses

    Contributed by James Roberts on Apr 5, 2010
    based on 15 ratings
     | 11,921 views

    This is a sermon about excuse giving in Luke 14.

    EXCUSES Luke 14:16-24 It is amazing what excuses people make and give for not coming to Christ or for not doing what the Lord is asking them to do. Some are too busy, some too clever, some too religious to repent, some too worldly to want to; some too proud to pray. The Lord Jesus once ...read more

  • The Uninvited Guest

    Contributed by Fenton Ramsey on Jun 27, 2006
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,929 views

    This sermon views the guest of The Great Wedding Feast parable of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

    “THE UNINVITED GUEST” OR “BE PREPARED TO SEE THE KING” Matthew 22: 8-14 We are being prepared (in this life) for a Great Wedding Feast (which is life eternal). We are being prepared by the privileges of church-membership. Yes my brothers and sisters it is truly a PRIVILAGE to be a member of ...read more

  • What Kind Of Excuse Do You Have?

    Contributed by Jimmy Haile on May 12, 2011
    based on 8 ratings
     | 6,368 views

    Everybody seems to have an excuse why they can’t or don’t serve the Lord!

    A man who bought a brand new Mercedes and got out on the interstate. It was a convertible and the top was down, the breeze was blowing through his hair, and he decided he would open it up to see what it could do. The needle hit 80 miles an hour, then 90, then 100, then 110, then 120, even 130. All ...read more

  • The Blame Game - Taking Responsibility In A World Of Excuses Series

    Contributed by Paul Barreca on Jun 11, 2011
    based on 7 ratings
     | 15,526 views

    We live in a society of victims. Everyone has an excuse for the things that they do against God. It’s called THE BLAME GAME, and it is not new. It comes from our FALLEN NATURE. We discover the blame game in Genesis 3. It is the record of the sin, e

    The Blame Game - Taking Responsibility in a World of Excuses Genesis 3:8-13 We live in a word of excuses. Here are some complied by the Readers Digest that have been offered for not showing up for work: "I dreamed I was fired, so I didn’t want to get out of bed." "I was up all night arguing ...read more

  • Moses Inferiority Complex

    Contributed by Joe Farnella on Aug 24, 2012
    based on 7 ratings
     | 4,558 views

    This Sermon has it contributor from the book called "Feet Of Clay" By Paul W. Powel

    Moses thought he was Inferior Acts 7 20- 29 I: Good beginnings -Exodus 2: 10 – 15 First 40 years he was over confident and did not depend on God. - I want to highlight VS 10. Not much is said here but I have looked at historical accounts (Not the movie 10 commandments) he was in line ...read more

  • No Excuses: In God We Trust Series

    Contributed by David Rumley on Apr 16, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,754 views

    Paul leads us to understand the harvest of generosity. We cannot outgive God... and if we can trust Him with eternity we should be able to trust Him withe the resources of life!

    No Excuses: In God We Trust 2 Cor. 9 1 There is no need for me to write to you about this service to the saints. 2 For I know your eagerness to help, and I have been boasting about it to the Macedonians, telling them that since last year you in Achaia were ready to give; and your enthusiasm has ...read more

  • God's Message Of Motivation Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Oct 19, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,200 views

    We must put first things first.

    [If you would like to receive free, weekly sermons by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com; you can also visit http://jonathan-mcleod.blogspot.com/] INTRODUCTION TO HAGGAI [Fill a large glass jar with fist-sized rocks] Is this jar full? [Dump in a jar of small rocks] Is the jar full ...read more