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  • The Reality Of Expectant Faith Series

    Contributed by David Jenkins on Sep 25, 2004
    based on 2 ratings

    The reality of expectant faith

    Acts 4:23, “23As soon as they were freed, Peter and John found the other believers and told them what the leading priests and elders had said.” This here is a transition into the heart of the testimony of God’s active involvement as expressed in Acts 4:23-31 and the remainder of ...read more

  • The Revelation Of Christ's Expectations (Faithfulness) Series

    Contributed by Jonathan Mcleod on Feb 15, 2011

    Christ expects us to be faithful to Him, no matter the circumstances and no matter the consequences.

    [If you would like to receive free weekly sermons by email, please contact jonrmcleod@yahoo.com.] WHAT IF? The second church Jesus addresses in Revelation is the church in Smyrna. This church was a persecuted church. Persecution of Christians still exists today. According to one recent ...read more

  • Expecting A Miracle Series

    Contributed by Mark Schaeufele on Nov 12, 2014

    Ask God for it, have expectant faith, trust God, and he will deliver!

    Expecting A Miracle Text: John 2:1-12 Introduction 1. Illustration: "The decision to grow always involves a choice between risk and comfort. This means that to be a follower of Jesus, you must renounce comfort as the ultimate value of your life. And that’s sobering news to most of ...read more

  • 'tis The Season To Be Expectant And Jubilant Series

    Contributed by Billy Ricks on Jan 2, 2016

    Our expectations can bring limitations on people or on God. Jesus works in the realm of faith. He freely limits Himself based on our expectations of Him. It is our expectations of His faithfulness that create and sustain Joy in us.

    Intro: Harvard social psychologist Robert Rosenthal’s classic did a study of children to see how they responded to expectations. All the children in one San Francisco grade school were given a standard I.Q. test at the beginning of the school year. The teachers were told the test could ...read more

  • "Thank God" No Matter What!

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Dec 4, 2014
    based on 8 ratings

    It's like He says… You know they never stopped thanking me or believing that I would do what they were asking me to do the whole time..I'm not just going to meet their need… I'm going to exceed it to the level they could never think or imagine!

  • The Lord Of The Storm

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Mar 23, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    Jesus expects faith from us, the unwavering faith in God that can help us overcome the storms of life.

    We all face storms in life. No one sail through life without any difficulties. • What is important is not how bad the storm is but how you are going to respond in it. • You can either respond with fear, just like the disciples. Or with faith, like Jesus. • You can either respond with your own ...read more

  • Exceeding Your Expectations: Expect Infinitely More From God Series

    Contributed by Dean Courtier on Apr 19, 2017
    based on 4 ratings

    A lack of faith may make us expect far less than God is willing to do. Yet the Word of God is clear when it tells us to expect God to answer when we pray in faith.

    We continue in our series on discovering your destiny and today we are thinking about Exceeding your expectations. What are your expectations? Specifically, what are your expectations of God and what are your expectations of yourself this morning? Consider these words from Ephesians ...read more

  • America.."You Better Start Praying"

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Nov 11, 2014
    based on 7 ratings

    They say as long as it doesn't change my world what does it matter.. They say as long as it doesn't take away my rights what does it matter.. They say, they say, they say… Guess what church It matters!

    America.."You Better Start Praying" 1kings 18:1-2 MSG 18 1-2 A long time passed. Then God’s word came to Elijah. The drought was now in its third year. The message: “Go and present yourself to Ahab; I’m about to make it rain on the country.” Elijah set out to present ...read more

  • What's It All About?

    Contributed by Howard Strickland on Feb 2, 2006
    based on 4 ratings

    “All God expects of us is faithfulness!” Wrong! He expects faithfulness and fruitfulness! Fruitfulness is a major theme of the New Testament. In-fact, the word fruit is used 55 times in the New Testament.

    What it’s All About Text: Colossians 1: 3-6 We say: “All God expects of us is faithfulness!” Wrong! He expects faithfulness and fruitfulness! Fruitfulness is a major theme of the New Testament. In-fact, the word fruit is used 55 times in the New Testament. The ...read more

  • Ready..set..."Rest"

    Contributed by Charlie Roberts on Sep 20, 2015
    based on 3 ratings

    We may not always realize it, or be ready to accept it...but when He tells us that He will do it... you better believe God always stands ready in every situation..to deliver us and to deliver his promises that he's made to us

    Ready..Set..."Rest" When were young were taught growing up..about competition and about striving and doing our best... And we learned about playing sports and games… Were taught that everyone gets ready, everyone gets set to participate... and everyone exerts their self and tries their ...read more

  • A Faith Journey - 2 Series

    Contributed by Henry Trocino Jr. on Jun 25, 2017

    Part 6 of the Sermon Series, "God of Elisha"

    God rewards the generous faith of the Shunnamite woman. Let us look into five more marks of her faith. It may well describe our faith as well. A Tested Faith “And when he had lifted him and brought him to his mother, the child sat on her lap till noon, and then he died” (2 Ki. 4:20). The ...read more

  • Duty Consciousness

    Contributed by William Baeta on Nov 13, 2002
    based on 27 ratings

    “Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things. Come and share your master’s happiness!” Matt. 25:23

    Theme: Duty consciousness Text: Zeph. 1:7, 12-18; 1 Thess. 5:1-11; Matt. 25:14-30 Today’s Scripture reading from the gospel of Matthew belongs to what is referred to as the Olivet discourse as it was delivered as Jesus sat on the Mount of Olives. Addressed to His disciples it was intended to ...read more

  • God's Undeniable Leadership-4 Series

    Contributed by Byron Sherman on Aug 10, 2016

    4 of 5. God began to make His leadership thru Joshua undeniable among His people. *God makes His leadership undeniable among His people. But How? God’s leadership is Undeniable in...

    GOD's UNDENIABLE LEADERSHIP-IV—Joshua 3:7-17 Attention: Who’s leading whom? An elderly woman using a cane, was hesitantly waiting to cross on a busy street corner because of the heavy traffic. She waited & waited. Then finally, an elderly gentleman also with a cane, came up to her ...read more

  • I’d Like To Do Something For God, But I Don’t Feel Up To The Task Series

    Contributed by Jim Butcher on May 13, 2014

    A look at how we've been appointed to service and how Jesus helps us succeed in that.

    “I DON'T FEEL UP TO THE TASK": Jesus has appointed you to service. - 1 Timothy 1:12d. - Matthew 10:42; Mark 10:43-44; John 13:14; 2 Corinthians 5:20; Galatians 6:10; Ephesians 6:7; Philippians 2:7. a. Service for everyone. - Some think that only pastors and deacons are to serve. ...read more

  • Steadfast

    Contributed by Lou Nicholes on Apr 6, 2005
    based on 36 ratings

    Paul’s doctrinal declarations led to practical directives and this chapter’s conclusion was no exception. We will be given new bodies when Christ returns and these bodies will be without disabilities (vv. 52-53). This means that death should no longer be

    THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PASSAGE: William Carey, the “father of modern missions,” wanted to translate the Bible into as many Indian languages as possible. He established a large print-shop in Serampore where translation work was continually being done. Carey spent hours each day translating ...read more