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  • God Has A Need For Us

    Contributed by Preacher Fo Real on Dec 21, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Combining faith with works

    As the saved children of God, we believe, know and understand that God saved us because of his grace, mercy and love for us. Paul instructs Timothy and each of us in 2 Timothy 1:9, “Who hath saved us, and called us with a holy calling, not according to our works, but according to his own purpose ...read more

  • How Do I Measure Up?

    Contributed by Lew Slade on Dec 22, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Is it really the good works of the "sheep" that will secure their salvation?

    How do I measure up? I don’t think I can be accused of exaggerating if I say that this is one of the most difficult passages of scripture in the entire Bible (Matthew 25: 31-46). It’s what teenagers today might call “in your face”. It confronts and challenges us at the very core of our being; ...read more

  • By Faith We Establish The Law Series

    Contributed by Ed Taylor on Dec 22, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    SO what is it, works or faith? The law or grace?

    1. Ever wonder what you’re supposed to do with the Law? a. Ever think about the 10 commandments? b. Should I make them my list to follow? Should I make sure that ever ‘T’ is crossed, every ‘I’ dotted? WORKS or FAITH, that’s the big question today. • How is a person saved? BY WORKS OR ...read more

  • Are You My Mommy? Series

    Contributed by Peter Loughman on Oct 27, 2008

    If we come to salvation by faith alone then it follows that we grow in Christ by faith also….not by works. I don’t grow in my faith by being good, I grow in my faith by being faithful.

    When you think of a solid mature Christian, what kind of a person do you think of? When you think of a solid mature Christian, what kind of a person do you think of? Let’ take a poll. If your answer is one way or another is, “A solid mature Christian is a good person” please, raise your hand. ...read more

  • Foundational Truth 1 (Wk.2) Series

    Contributed by Dan Cormie on Oct 26, 2008

    A look at the foundational truths of the Christian faith which must be wholly understood before believers can move on to maturity in Christ. This one focuses on "repentance from dead works" and "faith in God".

    Dakota Community Church October 19, 2008 Foundational Truth 1 (Week 2) Introduction & Review: While evangelicals are over 50% more likely to give "ideal" answers to the questions about what churchgoers believe on 12 historical doctrines, one out of three of their responses differ from what ...read more

  • The King Is Coming Series

    Contributed by Charles Wilkerson on Dec 1, 2008
    based on 2 ratings

    Following Christ involves ’being’ not just ’doing’.

    Men seem to be wired to describe who we are in terms of our jogs. Women describe themselves in terms of relationships. These aren’t’ good or bad they simply are. In the song, Lose My Soul, Kirk Franklin questions this notion of our identity when he sings, "The paparazzi flashes and that they think ...read more

  • Let Your Hair Down! Series

    Contributed by Quinton Williamson on May 26, 2003
    based on 54 ratings

    To let people know that praise is necessary in order to bless God for blessing us.

    SUBJECT: LET YOUR HAIR DOWN! SCRIPTURE: ST. JOHN: 12; 3 In this particular scripture we find where Jesus had one of his first after the resurrection of Lazarus. Jesus, before the Passover came to Bethany after hearing about Lazarus being dead. The Bible says that he came and raised Lazarus ...read more

  • Don't Just Sit There - Do Something!

    Contributed by Jyoti Banerjee on Aug 19, 2003
    based on 6 ratings

    Faith and works are not mutually exclusive - only two sides of the same coin.

    James 2 vv 14-26 Don’t just sit there. Do something! My dearest Sally, I love you more than anything else in the whole world. I would climb the highest mountain just to be with you. I would walk across the hottest desert just to be with you. I would swim the deepest ocean just to be with ...read more

  • The Calamity Of Being Without Christ

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Aug 19, 2003
    based on 56 ratings

    Webster defines calamity as "an extraordinarily grave event marked by great loss and lasting distress and affliction". Such is the estate of the unbeliever.

    THE CALAMITY OF BEING WITHOUT CHRIST “That at that time you were without Christ, being aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise, having no hope and without God in the world.” Ephesians 2:12 Webster defines calamity as "a state of deep distress or ...read more

  • The Evidence Of Faith

    Contributed by Donald Carpenter on Jan 11, 2003
    based on 16 ratings

    Faith is an unseen substance,however, true faith also produces evidence that can be noticed by others .

    The Evidence of Faith James 2:14-26 Introduction: One of the greatest debates throughout all of Christendom is that of faith versus works as it relates to one’s eternal destiny. Reformation fires burned over this issue. This great debate rages on today. Probably the most controversial ...read more

  • Worship Is What We Need

    Contributed by Timothy Jones on Jan 13, 2003
    based on 107 ratings

    Worship is about connecting with Jesus

    WORSHIP IS WHAT WE WANT-Pastor Tim Jones John 4:21-24 REAL :In Jamaica last year, the Queen of England came to MoBay. I heard that she was riding in a SUV-very high off the ground-IT was difficult to get out of the vehicle-Most of the people in the entourage didn’t know what to do-should they ...read more

  • So How Does One Get To Heaven? Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Mar 20, 2003
    based on 15 ratings

    The Lord is still dealing with the subject of how one gets into the kingdom of heaven,

    A Study of the Book of Luke Sermon # 50 “So How Does One Get To Heaven?” Luke 18:17-27 Previously in Luke chapter eighteen, Jesus has just told the Parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector, which is the two prayers of the ...read more

  • Dying To Live Series

    Contributed by Wes Richard on Mar 29, 2004
    based on 10 ratings

    Because Christ has died and we have died with him, sin no longer has the power to do us in. But, if we open the door, sin can still hurt us.

    During this period of time leading up to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus, we are focusing on the book of Romans. Romans is the longest, the deepest, the most penetrating explanation of what the death and resurrection of Jesus means for God’s people. So, it is fitting that we take a ...read more

  • Faith Equals Action Series

    Contributed by W.bryan Jackson on Feb 21, 2004
    based on 5 ratings

    Faith without works is dead. How often have I heard that sitting in the pews. James talks about meeting peoples needs as a way of showing faith. I want to take that a step further.

    James 2:14-26 what good is it, my brothers, if a man claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save him? (15) Suppose a brother or sister is without clothes and daily food. (16) If one of you says to him, “Go, I wish you well; keep warm and well fed,” but does nothing about his physical ...read more

  • What Does God Really Want?

    Contributed by Mike Gay on Feb 19, 2004
    based on 21 ratings

    This message is intended to show the seeker and the complacent christian that God wants a relationship rather than a religious zealot.

    WHAT DOES GOD REALLY WANT? Micah 6:1-8 1 Hear now what the LORD says: "Arise, plead your case before the mountains, and let the hills hear your voice. 2 Hear, O you mountains, the LORD’S complaint, and you strong foundations of the earth; for the LORD has a complaint against His people, and He ...read more