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  • Behold, I Though?

    Contributed by Larry Jacobs on May 22, 2006
    based on 83 ratings
     | 15,984 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

  • Delighting In The Lord

    Contributed by Richard Tow on Apr 12, 2006
    based on 18 ratings
     | 21,645 views

    Are you enjoying God? Are you enjoying all the trimmings? Sermon begins with a clip from movie "What about Bob?" and discusses how we enjoy our journey with God.

    Delighting in the Lord Ps 37:4[1] 5-29-05 Intro I want to introduce the message this morning with a clip from the movie, “What About Bob?” Ch 9: (0:49:36) to (0:51:22) Our subject this morning is: Delight yourself in the Lord. Bob’s attitude toward his meal gives us some idea of what ...read more

  • Spring Into Action

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 29, 2009
    based on 109 ratings
     | 9,347 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

  • Why It Matters Exactly Who Jesus Is Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,715 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

  • Saved By Good Works Or By Faith? Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 7, 2008
    based on 12 ratings
     | 5,277 views

    This sermon answers the question, "Are we saved by good works or by faith?"

    Scripture The October 22, 1996 headlines of The Times of London cried: Lost Forever: A Nation’s Heritage Looted By Its Own People. Afghanistan’s National Museum in Kabul is rubble, said the newspaper. It once held one of the world’s greatest multicultural antique collections: Persian, ...read more

  • Understanding God's Law Series

    Contributed by Jim Heidebrecht on Jul 9, 2007
    based on 13 ratings
     | 3,930 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

  • Do You Have "Assurance" Or "Insurance"?

    Contributed by Dean Meadows on Nov 12, 2006
    based on 13 ratings
     | 16,714 views

    This is a sermon that deals with how to be saved and then how to have the "Assurance" that you are.

    Do you have “Assurance” or “Insurance”? 1 John 5:12-13 Let’s start by talking about the title of my sermon. Do you have “Assurance” or “Insurance”? Both words sounds very similar and have similar meanings. One of the definitions of both is a guaranty. Assurance is a guaranty of your word ...read more

  • Very Religious Yet Very Lost!

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Sep 1, 2004
    based on 51 ratings
     | 1,603 views

    Ardent religious activity and a high and lofty intellect fall far short of the righteousness God requires.

    VERY RELIGIOUS YET VERY LOST! 22 Then Paul stood in the midst of the Areopagus and said: "Men of Athens, I perceive that in all things you are very religious; 23 for as I was passing through and considering the objects of your worship, I even found an altar with this inscription: TO THE ...read more

  • Faith's Reward

    Contributed by Robert Cote on Dec 6, 2006
     | 637 views

    The blessings of salvation through living faith.

    Faith’s Reward 1 Peter 1:9 The scripture reads, “Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.” The greatest blessing we receive is that which is upon us each and every day, our salvation. If I thought as so many professing Christians do today, that I could never be ...read more

  • Tithing Series

    Contributed by Mohan Thomas on Dec 7, 2006
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,412 views

    There is so many misunderstandings in Christian world about Tithing and I would like to remove it by this sermon.

    1-INTRODUCTION It seems so few people these days give tithes, offerings, and alms, yet they profess to be walking with God. This applies to people all over the world. By their actions, they deny Him. Every person is to give 10% of their total income to God. This is called a tithe. Tithing is ...read more

  • Encourage Yourself

    Contributed by Daniel Olukoya on Apr 22, 2010
    based on 33 ratings
     | 12,175 views

    Discouragement is a terrible disease and a very powerful weapon in the hand of the enemy of our soul. Consider this illustration. Something went bad for a lady and she became so sad that she cried herself to sleep. As she slept, she saw a vision where she

    1 Samuel 30: 1-8 says, “And it came to pass, when David and his men were come to Ziklag on the third day, that the Amalekites had invaded the south, and Ziklag, and smitten Ziklag, and burned it with fire. And had taken the women captives, that were therein: they slew not any, either great or ...read more

  • Show Me!

    Contributed by D Parker on Dec 28, 2009
    based on 5 ratings
     | 1,467 views

    A different look at the balance of faith and works

    Concordia Lutheran Church 14th Sunday of Pentecost, August 6, 2009 SHOW ME! James 2:1-10, 14-18 † IN THE NAME OF JESUS † James encourages the church, “Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. 3 For you know that when your ...read more

  • Grace Is Not Earned

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Jan 11, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,231 views

    Popular culture says that good things come to those who deserve it. Jesus makes it clear that His grace works in the lives of those who don’t deserve it.

    On the 10th of March in 2003 the then Australian Prime minister, John Howard, was visiting the New Zealand parliament in Auckland. The issue being discussed was the region’s response to the actions of Saddam Hussein. Outside parliament around 600 anti-war protesters whistled, thumped drums and ...read more

  • The Benefits Of Justification

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Nov 17, 2002
    based on 30 ratings
     | 1,449 views

    The Benefits of Justification by Faith - Rom. 5:1-5

    The Benefits of Justification by Faith - Rom. 5:1-5 Illustration:It is no wonder that in 15 years of asking high school students throughout America whether, in an emergency situation, they would save their dog or a stranger first, most students have answered that they would not save the ...read more

  • God's Righteousness, Or Yours?

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 27, 2000
    based on 104 ratings
     | 948 views

    A devotion for young believers/seekers

    JAMES 2:10 “FOR WHOEVER KEEPS THE WHOLE LAW AND YET STUMBLES IN ONE POINT, HE HAS BECOME GUILTY OF ALL.” ROMANS 10:5-13 “FOR MOSES WRITES THAT THE MAN WHO PRACTICES THE RIGHTEOUSNESS WHICH IS BASED ON LAW SHALL LIVE BY THAT RIGHTEOUSNESS. 6 BUT THE RIGHTEOUSNESS BASED ON FAITH SPEAKS ...read more