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  • Justification Through Faith In Jesus Christ Series

    Contributed by Michael Stark on Nov 26, 2017
     | 2,935 views

    A brief study of justification by faith in Christ the Lord and a review of some reasons why human effort can never justify an individual.

    “We ourselves are Jews by birth and not Gentile sinners; we know that a person is not justified by works of the law but through faith in Jesus Christ, so we also have believed in Christ Jesus, in order to be justified by faith in Christ and not by works of the law, because by works of the law no ...read more

  • The Redemptive Act Of Salvation

    Contributed by Mark Mitchell on Aug 6, 2015
     | 1,596 views

    Just what is Redemption?

    I. Salvation is always immediate. A. This is expressed by the regeneration of our (s)pirits. (John 3:6; I John 5:13) B. This is expressed by the indwelling of the Holy Ghost. (Ephesians 1:13-14) C. This is expressed by the future promise of Christ to return for us. (John ...read more

  • Four Gems Of Christian Character

    Contributed by Jon Sullivan on Mar 18, 2010
     | 1,107 views

    4 traits every believer should cultivate in the life.

    FOUR GEMS OF CHRISTIAN CHARACTER EPHESIANS 4:1-3 INTRODUCTION: Many of us are aware of the five finger plan of salvation. Yet that is not all their is to being a Christian. Paul spends much of the time in his letters telling believers how to live a faithful life. Such is the case as we ...read more

  • Grace And New Birth

    Contributed by Tom Clawser, M. Div. on Mar 11, 2018
     | 1,836 views

    The scandal of grace transforms sinners from death and darkness to life and light in Christ.

    During a British conference on comparative religions, experts from around the world debated what, if any, belief was unique to the Christian faith. They began eliminating possibilities. Incarnation? Other religions had different versions of gods appearing in human form. Resurrection? Again, other ...read more

  • What Is That In Your Hand?

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Oct 21, 2008
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,189 views

    It was only with a shepherd’s staff that Moses parted the waters of a great sea, that he commanded natural disasters and demanded water from a rock. It was in the great lesson of a simple stick that when anything is given to God it wields mighty power!

    “What is that in Your Hand?” Exodus 3:16-4:2a It happened several times a week, almost without fail. Whether they lined up against the wall of the gymnasium, the local ice rink or the snow bank for the back-roads hockey, it was always the same. The leaders picked him last. Last for ...read more

  • Jesus Is My Hero

    Contributed by Michael Monica on May 28, 2015
    based on 1 rating
     | 2,084 views

    The greatness of Christ in overcoming for us.

    jesus is my hero “Therefore, brothers and sisters, since we have confidence to enter the Most Holy Place by the blood of Jesus, by a new and living way opened for us through the curtain, that is, his body, and since we have a great priest over the house of God, let us draw near to God with ...read more

  • The Faithfulness And Fearfulness Of God

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Apr 1, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,693 views

    Apart from faith in Jesus, meeting God is a fearful prospect.

    Introduction Wilbur Rees described a common view of religion today: “I would like to buy $3 worth of God, please. Not enough to explode my soul or disturb my sleep, but just enough to equal a cup of warm milk or a snooze in the sunshine. I do not want enough of Him to make me love a black man ...read more

  • Dry Bones, Dead Dreams

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Feb 22, 2001
    based on 193 ratings
     | 6,375 views

    How to deal with failure in your life, when you know it’s a failure you should not accept.

    by the Rev. Dr. W. Maynard Pittendreigh January, 2001 Sunrise Presbyterian Church Miami Florida Pittendreigh@aol.com Ezekiel, in our Old Testament lesson, stands on the battlefield. The battle is over, and his side lost. The battle has been over long enough for the smoke to have ...read more

  • How To Face My Failures

    Contributed by Jim Mooney on Jan 6, 2001
    based on 163 ratings
     | 3,088 views

    Failure to stand for Christ when you are under pressure can be devastating, This sermon will reveal how to face that failure and go on in Life.

    How To Face My Failures Matthew 26:30-35 Sooner or later everyone in this sanctuary will fail at something. There are some here today who have had more failures than successes. Failure is a universal experience. If failure is such a universal experience, then I am sure you would agree that it ...read more

  • Thank God It's Monday

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Sep 2, 2008
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,391 views

    According to the teachings of scripture all legitimate work is an extension of God’s work.

    TGIM -Thank God It’s Monday- Romans 12:1 - Message by Eugene Peterson – “So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life – your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life – and place it before God as an offering. Embracing what God does for you ...read more

  • Come And See Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jan 7, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 2,641 views

    This is about Jesus’ call to His first disciples - Peter, Andrew, Philip, and Nathanael. It’s about Jesus calling us to come and see what He sees.

    John 1:35-51 – Come and See Let’s read our passage tonight. I’ve been told about a grand convention of lawyers, held in a huge stadium. The host of the show in the stadium says "We are all here today to prove to the world that lawyers are not stupid. Can I have a volunteer?" One ...read more

  • Extending Grace To Others Series

    Contributed by Matthew Stoll on Jan 5, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 4,086 views

    We are an avenue of Gods grace to other Christians, even the ones who disappoint or hurt us.

    This story quite honestly is a troubling one to me. Can I say that? Is it okay for me to say that? The reason it troubles me is because up until this point in the book of Acts, when the church had a disagreement (and they had some very significant ones), they worked through them and came to a ...read more

  • Walking With The Black Dog

    Contributed by Paul Cull on Apr 29, 2005
    based on 7 ratings
     | 1,506 views

    Walking with the black dog of depression affects us all but can bring us close to God and is not the end

    ‘Walking with the Black Dog’ Introduction ’Black dog’ was the term Winston Churchill coined for depression - his own depression. For his depression was like a Black Dog that cast an ever present shadow over his life. That anxiety, that depression, that ever present shadow, like Winston ...read more

  • Joy From Your True Identity

    Contributed by Dana Chau on Sep 7, 2001
    based on 66 ratings
     | 2,517 views

    Discover the difference between your role and identity and how your true identity brings joy to your life.

    Introduction: This morning, I want to introduce you to a friend of mine, the Apostle Paul, and to the letter he wrote to the Philippian Church. The Apostle Paul was one who knew the transforming power of forgiveness, unconditional love, salvation and calling from Jesus Christ. Some of you ...read more

  • Music Lesson By The Tone Deaf. Series

    Contributed by John Gullick on Jul 6, 2003
    based on 31 ratings
     | 1,583 views

    A sermon that tries to compare the need for a rest in music with the need for rest for the Christian.

    I am tone deaf. Those who have heard me sing can only agree with me. Thank goodness I am not in a denomination where the minister sings the liturgy. Yet today I would like to give you a Music lesson. The lesson I would like to teach is that in music there is a space for the rest. Much great ...read more