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  • Justified By Faith Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on May 23, 2011
    based on 21 ratings
     | 13,958 views

    Justification by faith humbles man by excluding all grounds of boasting. Justification by faith also provides opportunity for all mankind to be saved but still upholds the value of the Law which we have all broke.

    ROMANS 3: 27-31 JUSTIFIED BY FAITH Praise God for His offer of forgiveness through faith in Jesus Christ! Those who don’t take God up on His offer don’t truly see themselves as sinners in need of salvation. They make boasts such as: My good actions outweigh my bad. I’m ...read more

  • Spring Into Action

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 29, 2009
    based on 110 ratings
     | 10,288 views

    Our text tells us that we must "spring" into action for our faith to be meaningful. 1- Be quick to listen 2- Be slow to speak 3- Be slow to anger 4- Be quick to rid 5- Be quick to act

    INTRO.- ILL.- On July 2, 1982, Larry Walters, a 33-year-old man who decided he wanted to see his neighborhood from a new perspective. He went down to the local army surplus store one morning and bought forty-five used weather balloons. That afternoon he strapped himself into a lawn chair, to ...read more

  • It's About Your Heart

    Contributed by Eloy Gonzalez on Aug 22, 2009
    based on 21 ratings
     | 4,220 views

    Ordinary Proper 16: Christ came to set us free from blind traditionalism. His liberating Spirit frees our hearts to serve Him and the neighbor out of a spirit of love and forgiveness.

    There’s a story about how in 1903 the Russian Czar noticed a sentry posted on the Kremlin grounds for no apparent reason. When he inquired, he discovered that in 1776 Catherine the Great found on that very spot the first flower of spring. She ordered that a sentry be posted there so that no one ...read more

  • Authentic Faith Works Series

    Contributed by Dennis Davidson on Oct 26, 2009
    based on 32 ratings
     | 9,620 views

    An authentic believer must not only demonstrate his love by ready acceptance of others in the church, but he must also demonstrate his faith by responsible assistance to others. Those who possess authentic faith put it to work.

    JAMES 2:14-20 AUTHENTIC FAITH WORKS [Matthew 7:15-23] An authentic believer must not only demonstrate his love by ready acceptance of others in the church, but he must also demonstrate his faith by responsible assistance to others. Those who possess authentic faith put it to work. Even in ...read more

  • James 2:14-18 Enriched And Enriching Or A Whole Lot Of Nonsense? Series

    Contributed by Andrew Moffatt on Nov 3, 2009
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,830 views

    A sermon that looks at what a living and active faith comprises

    James 2:14-18 Enriched and enriching or a whole lot of nonsense? I’ve spent some time lately in the veggie garden; I enjoy the sights and sounds of the garden growing. The beans quietly stretching up through the soil, the tomato plant as it battles against the spring cold with its occasional ...read more

  • We Are Accountable Series

    Contributed by David Owens on Sep 29, 2008
    based on 7 ratings
     | 8,350 views

    Even though we are saved by grace, God will still hold us accountable for our actions.

    Introduction: A. The story is told of a man who died and went to The Judgment. 1. St. Peter met him at the Gates of Heaven and said, “Before you meet with God, I thought I should tell you -- we’ve looked at your life, and your really didn’t do anything particularly good or bad. We’re not at ...read more

  • Why It Matters Exactly Who Jesus Is Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,023 views

    God gives eternal life and joy to those who die “in the Lord.”

    Scripture Introduction The relationship between Jesus and the religious leadership continues to deteriorate. By refusing to acknowledge their importance, his ministry threatens their power and prestige. Therefore, they turn on him: attempted arrest, entrapment, theological tests, dismissing his ...read more

  • The Original Nic At Night Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 20, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 17,930 views

    God provides a new birth for those who recognize their first one did not fit them for heaven.

    Introduction Sermon #6 in a Series on the Gospel of John Someone once asked a young woman, “What is the difference between my religion and yours?” She responded, “They are actually quite close. In fact, only two letters separate our beliefs. Your religion is spelled, ‘D-O; DO.’ Mine is ...read more

  • How To Be Right With God (Part 3) Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Oct 8, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,041 views

    In Romans 3:21-25a, Paul gives us seven elements of the righteousness that God divinely imputes to those who trust in his Son. This sermon looks at the last four elements.

    Scripture A Sunday school teacher was testing the children in her kindergarten class to see if they understood the concept of getting in to heaven. She asked them, “If I sold my house and my car, had a big garage sale and gave all my money to the church, would that get me into ...read more

  • How Justification Works Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Nov 22, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,400 views

    This sermon looks at the definition of justification.

    Scripture Last week we resumed our study in “Romans: The Good News of God.” However, I did not finish my sermon, and so I plan to finish it today. The issue that the Apostle Paul is dealing with in his letter to the Roman Church is how God saves sinners. The most important question that ...read more

  • The Gospel Crisis Series

    Contributed by Jim Heidebrecht on Jun 27, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,174 views

    Sermon 1 in a series on Galatians. The series goes verse by verse through the entire epistle. This is the introductory sermon for the series

    New series: Preaching through Galatians My goal in a sermon plan for the year is for God to instruct us and edify us regarding our roles and responsibilities as individual believers and together as God’s church After agonizing over a plan and much prayer about what to teach first, etc. It ...read more

  • Understanding God's Law Series

    Contributed by Jim Heidebrecht on Jul 9, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 4,238 views

    Sermon 11 in Galatians series.

    05/20/2007 UNDERSTANDING GOD’S LAW (Gal 3:19-25) Wanting something to work a certain way when it is designed for something else Have you ever thought you had something figured out, thought you had it down, only to find out that you had it wrong the whole time? ILLUSTRATION (mine was ...read more

  • Behold, I Though?

    Contributed by Larry Jacobs on May 22, 2006
    based on 83 ratings
     | 16,241 views

    Reading this story makes you wonder why is there a story about a Syrian Captain wedged in this continuing story of Israel’s mishaps? There must be a great message from God.

    BEHOLD, I THOUGH? II KINGS 5:1-14 When you read this you instantly wonder. Why is there a story about a Syrian Captain wedged in this continuing story of Israel’s mishaps. God had delivered Israel from Egypt and brought them into the land that flowed with mike and honey. He had ...read more

  • Trusting In God Series

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Jun 26, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,360 views

    This is the second in the series of seven called ’Firm foundations’ looking at Christian basics. This message looks at our trust/faith in God.

    Firm foundations session 2. Trusting in God? Ephesians 2. 1-10 In context. Key verses 8-9. A fortnight ago we looked at the 1st in our series of firm foundations, which was ‘saved by God’, today we are looking at the 2nd in the series Trusting in God. Where is our trust placed? You may have ...read more

  • The Fatal Flaws Of Religion Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Jul 17, 2006
    based on 38 ratings
     | 20,946 views

    As we finish Romans 2 this morning, we’re going to learn that many believers today are “cheater Christians,” because they’re fooling themselves and others. Too many religious people have pretty packaging on the outside but have downsized the amount of sp

    The Fatal Flaws of Religion Romans 2:17-29 Rev. Brian Bill 6/25/06 I’ve been fascinated and frustrated about something for many years. Have you noticed how companies are shrinking the size of their products while keeping the packaging the same? The result is less product while the price ...read more