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  • Great Expectations Series

    Contributed by Matthew Rogers on Dec 6, 2001
    based on 219 ratings
     | 56,564 views

    The unusual titles of Jesus show us that we can count on him to live up to expectations.

    Sermons for Christmas December 7, 1997 INTRODUCTION Every once in a while in the world of Chicago area high school boy’s basketball, a player will emerge with incredible talent and skill. He and his team become the focus of a great deal of media attention. He will become one of the most ...read more

  • Expect A Miracle

    Contributed by David Deborde on Jan 7, 2002
    based on 119 ratings
     | 10,999 views

    "Recipe" for miracles based on the story of Abraham and Isaac in Genesis 22

    Habakkuk 1.5 says, "Look . . .and watch- and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told." In short, God is saying "Expect a miracle." 1. The first ingredient is to TUNE INTO GOD’S VOICE (Gen. 22.1&2) - We have a ...read more

  • An Attitude Of Expectancy Series

    Contributed by Ed Wood on May 29, 2002
    based on 114 ratings
     | 15,439 views

    When Jesus ascended from the Mount of Olives to His throne in glory, He left His church in an attitude of expectancy. How can we develop an attitude of expectancy?

    AN ATTITUDE OF EXPECTANCY Acts 1:3-14 INTRO: Some of the most exciting periods of our lives are the times of anticipation. I can remember counting the days until a birthday or Christmas or the end of a school year. Expectations quicken our steps and brighten our eyes as we reach out to ...read more

  • It's Not What I Expected

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Apr 26, 2001
    based on 354 ratings
     | 35,480 views

    This sermon deals with things not turning out in life as we had expected them to do by looking at John The Baptist.

    It’s Not What I Expected! 5/30/99 Psalm 77:1-12 Luke 1:47-80 Text Matthew 11:1-11 & Mark 6:14-29 Have you ever ordered something from a magazine or off TV and you thought, “boy it would be great to have one of those.” The price was right, so you sent off for it and when you opened ...read more

  • Duty Calls-Expected

    Contributed by Tim Zingale on Oct 2, 2001
    based on 181 ratings
     | 12,670 views

    A sermon for the 18 Sunday after Pentecost Proper 22

    18th Sunday after Pentecost Proper 22 Luke 17:5-10 Duty Calls-Expected!!   5* The apostles said to the Lord, "Increase our faith!" 6* And the Lord said, "If you had faith as a grain of mustard seed, you could say to this sycamine tree, ’Be rooted up, and be planted in the sea,’ and it would ...read more

  • Living In Expectation Of Jesus' Return

    Contributed by Chris Talton on Jan 22, 2002
    based on 58 ratings
     | 4,682 views

    Whatever situation you are in – good, bad, or somewhere in between – you will only find what you’re looking for when you bring that situation to God.

    James 5:12-16 Oct. 3, 1999 Living in Expectation of the Return of Jesus Reacting to Life’s ups and downs Main Thought: Whatever situation you are in – good, bad, or somewhere in between – you will only find what you’re looking for when you bring that situation to ...read more

  • How To Meet God's Expectations

    Contributed by Steven Dow on Jul 9, 2002
    based on 96 ratings
     | 11,069 views

    This sermon teaches us about the greatness of God’s kingdom and the high expectations that go along with it.

    WHAT DOES GOD EXPECT FROM ME? Matthew 13:31-33;44-50 July 14, 2002 Pastor Steve Dow INTRODUCTION: Too many Christians today take their religion too lightly. Commitment among Christians is at an all time low? The Bible commands us to give ten percent of our income to God and yet the ...read more

  • Dealing With Anger

    Contributed by Jeffery Anselmi on Jul 12, 2001
    based on 51 ratings
     | 2,594 views

    Jesus expects us to control our temper

    INTRODUCTION In verses 21-48 Jesus gives us six examples of how our righteousness can exceed that of the scribes and Pharisees. SERMON I. A LOOK AT THE 6TH COMMANDMENT. OLD EXPECTATIONS. v. 21 A. KJV. “By." Attacking the present interpretation of the 6th commandment. B. NASB. ...read more

  • Ephesus

    Contributed by Ken Gilmore on Jun 20, 2002
    based on 39 ratings
     | 1,862 views

    What God expects from a church is often different from what the Church thinks he expects. This was true at Ephesus and is true at many other churches.

    Rev 2:1-7 Introduction: -Seven Golden Candlesticks are the seven churches. -Seven stars are their ministers -Why only seven of the churches – why not Troas, Miletus, Colosse, or Hieropolis? -These seven letters contain messages valuable to our church. Let us identify what God loves about ...read more

  • What Is Marriage- It's Work

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Feb 22, 2001
    based on 279 ratings
     | 7,785 views

    This sermon deals with the realistic expectation of the amount of work it takes to make a marriage successful.

    What Is Marriage, It’s Work 11/19/95 Eccl. 3:1-12 Ephesians 4:20-5:2 Topical One day on the job, the supervisor called John, Dave, and Sam into his office. John had been on the job for 11 years, Dave for 4 and Sam for one year. All three men liked their job and were doing okay at ...read more

  • Victory Or Defeat

    Contributed by Ronnie Thrower on Jul 22, 2001
    based on 167 ratings
     | 9,302 views

    We should remember that God expects us to win and be victorious.

    Victory or Defeat Judges 1:1-7 INTRODUCTION Imagine for a moment that you are invited to a royal banquet by a king named Adonibezek. 1) Almost any food you could hope for on the table. 2) Over to one side you notice a strange ...read more

  • The Blessings In Being A Servant

    Contributed by Lauro C Hernandez on Sep 26, 2002
    based on 99 ratings
     | 9,792 views

    Knowing what is expected of us as servants of God and the blessing we have in Him.

    THE BLESSINGS IN BEING A SERVANT 1 Peter 5:2 INTRO: In our relationship with God to be able to maintain these encounter with Him, we have to realize what He expects. There is nothing more great and sublime than Him. Separated from Him, there isn’t nobody that deserves our worship and ...read more

  • Hero Worship? Disappointments? Temper Fits

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 13, 2002
    based on 67 ratings
     | 3,120 views

    DISAPPOINTMENT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN EXPECTATION AND REALITY, we must learn to deal with disapointments.

    HERO WORSHIP AND DISAPPOINTMENTS AND TEMPER FITS By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr.  Kyfingers@aol.com I did this as a two part series. TEXT: 2 KINGS 5:11 But NAAMAN WAS WROTH, AND WENT AWAY, and said, "BEHOLD I THOUGHT, HE WILL COME OUT TO ME, AND STAND AND CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD GOD, AND ...read more

  • Expect Great Things From God And Attempt Great Things For God - Isa 54:1-4

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 16, 2002
    based on 219 ratings
     | 38,036 views

    Expect Great Things from God and Attempt Great Things for God - Isa 54:1-4

    Expect Great Things for God and Attempt Great Things for God - Isa 54:1-4 Illustration: Just before his first London crusade, Billy Graham was asked by a newspaper reporter, "Are you an optimist or a pessimist?" Billy said without hesitation, "I’m an optimist! I know God and I have read the end ...read more

  • Above And Beyond

    Contributed by Rick Gillespie- Mobley on Jan 20, 2001
    based on 130 ratings
     | 11,078 views

    When we do more than what’s expected, we put ourselves in the place to be used greatly the God.

    Above and Beyond Genesis 24:1-9 Matthew 5:38-48 Test Genesis 24:9-20 Sometimes in order to obtain things that are truly worth having, we have to go above and beyond the call of duty. We’re often touched ...read more