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  • Going Beyond What Is Expected?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Sep 23, 2016
     | 2,723 views

    This is a two part lesson as we consider are we going along que sera, sera? Or will we apply extra effort and go beyond our duty?

  • God's Will For Our Lives Series

    Contributed by Rick Crandall on Jul 2, 2018
     | 1,444 views

    1. Be grateful for God's goodness (vs. 18-19). 2. Make extra efforts to reach people for Christ (vs. 18). 3. Learn your limits (vs. 19-20). 4. Take the time to rest (vs. 21-23). 5. Be open to new opportunities from the Lord (vs. 21-23).

  • Water For The Camels

    Contributed by Shane Brooks on Aug 4, 2005
    based on 30 ratings
     | 2,979 views

    Go the extra mile!

    Gen 24---Water for my camels Secret to a long life- 3.Genetics 2.health, 1.Career Satisfaction Look at pepole as you drive to work- you’ll know if they’re satisfied If you hate what your doing- you’re not doing what God wants you to do “If loving your career means a long life, ...read more

  • Watch And Pray

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on Jul 24, 2008
    based on 16 ratings
     | 26,313 views

    Prayer gives us the strength to face the challenges of life in the last days. It is our reliance on God that grants the victory. We need that resolve today.

    Let’s look at the theme verse for the last Retreat. • 1 Peter 4:7 says, “The end of all things is near. Therefore be clear-minded and self-controlled so that you can pray.” • There is an end to this world. And we are now nearer its end than before. • And therefore, Peter says, there are some ...read more

  • Trust In The Lord Forever!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Jun 26, 2014
     | 2,613 views

    Did you know anxiety hampers faith but trust boosts faith?

    Trust in the Lord forever! Isaiah 26:4”Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD GOD is an everlasting rock.” Did you know anxiety hampers faith but trust boosts faith? When I walked into an Officer’s room with my big file with all relevant documents for the running of our ...read more

  • Growing Deeper & Reaching Wider

    Contributed by Robert Simmons on Feb 24, 2002
    based on 46 ratings
     | 1,538 views

    Challenge to congregation to follow pattern for church growth in Acts 2

    GROWING DEEPER, REACHING WIDER Text: Acts 2:42-47 I. GROWING DEEPER A. Who needs to grow deeper? 1. People who had just receive Christ. 2. People who are suffering from trials and persecution. 3. People who live and work among unbelievers. 4. People who are in the service. 5. All Christians ...read more

  • Anxiety Hampers Faith

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Mar 14, 2016
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,139 views

    God is the head of this project and He would see to it that things move!

    Trust in the Lord forever! Isaiah 26:4”Trust in the LORD forever, for the LORD GOD is an everlasting rock.” Did you know anxiety hampers faith but trust boosts faith? When I walked into an Officer’s room with my big file with all relevant documents for the running of our ...read more

  • A Cave Man's Complaint Series

    Contributed by Paul Apple on Jul 3, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,288 views

    WHEN I AM TRAPPED AND ALL ALONE THE LORD IS STILL MY ESCAPE ROUTE

    BIG IDEA: WHEN I AM TRAPPED AND ALL ALONE THE LORD IS STILL MY ESCAPE ROUTE INTRODUCTION: Have you ever felt trapped and cornered; no way out; no possible escape? Have you been lonely and isolated? Thinking that no once cares about you and no one is available to help you? I. (:1-4) WHEN I ...read more

  • Fiery Trials

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Aug 25, 2013
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,987 views

    I’m not talking about head pain or tooth ache – I’m talking about fiery trials! Gird yourself to face it!

    Fiery trial! 1 Peter 4:12”Beloved, do not think it strange concerning the fiery trial which is to try you, as though some strange thing happened to you;” You’ll never find a rainbow if you are looking down! We keep concentrating on the problem, make circles around the ...read more

  • Boosting Our Flavor And Savor Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on May 4, 2003
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,870 views

    Second sermon in a series dealing with how we can make a difference for Christ in the world

    Spiritual Adult Leadership Template Boosting Our Flavor and Savor Revelation 2:1-8 Introduction: There is no more basic barometer of our commitment to Christ than our desire to worship Him and be in the presence of his people at church. There should be no more basic a yearning among ...read more

  • Every Second Counts!

    Contributed by Bala Samson on Aug 25, 2015
     | 1,928 views

    Conquerors don’t give in to pressure! Pressure should draw the treasure out of you!

    Every second counts! Philippians 3:13”….one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and straining forward to what lies ahead..” Usain Bolt wins gold again by 0.01 sec! Bolt beats his rival Justin Gatlin to World Athletics Championships 100m at Beijing. For most of the ...read more

  • War And Iraq: My Undersatnding Of The Bible's Teaching About War

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Mar 7, 2003
    based on 63 ratings
     | 1,003 views

    War can be in accord with the will of God. Although particular wars may be controversial, we must start with the premise that war is an option.

    My Undersatnding of the Bible’s Teaching About War (topical) INTRO: 1. The Bible is a book filled with War. 2. Yet anybody who has fought in the trenches will tell you, without hesitation, that War is like Hell of Earth. 3. I think before we begin this brief presentation, we need to ...read more

  • Recognition And Rewards

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Dec 13, 2002
    based on 48 ratings
     | 4,524 views

    Does God recognize and reward some Christians more than others? And if he does how can I qualify?

    Introduction How many of you work at a place where people are recognized and rewarded for a job well done? Why do you think companies make a point to recognize and reward such things as perfect attendance, production goals and length of service? Is it not true that we will try harder if we are ...read more

  • The Full Armor Of God

    Contributed by Mitchell Skelton on Jul 30, 2002
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,782 views

    Using Spiritual Armor to fight a super-natural Battle.

    The Full Armor of God Eph. 6:10–18 INTRODUCTION It was the first day of basketball practice and the coach handed a ball to each player. “Boys,” he said, “I want you to practice shooting from the spots you might expect to be in during the game.” One of the boys who was pretty much there as ...read more

  • Back To Church Sunday: Invite Someone

    Contributed by Scott Bayles on Apr 17, 2014
    based on 1 rating
     | 9,077 views

    Adapted from material from Outreach, I preached this sermon the week before Back to Church Sunday to encourage members to invite their friends, relative, associates and neighbor to church.

    Back To Church Sunday: Invite Someone! Scott Bayles, pastor Blooming Grove Christian Church How many people do you know who “used to go” to church, but just don’t anymore? If you are like most folks, you probably know quite a few. Today there are 320 million people in America ...read more