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  • Justification By Faith Alone

    Contributed by Steve Weaver on Nov 24, 2001
    based on 144 ratings
     | 13,883 views

    Explanation of the Biblical doctrine of Justification.

  • The Gospel Verses Religion

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Feb 9, 2001
    based on 151 ratings
     | 1,609 views

    Religion can point one to God and provide expression for faith, but only the Person of Christ can bring slavation.

    The Gospel Vs. Religion Eph 2:1-10 A recent article in the religion section of our local newspaper, dealt with the question, “Is it better to be religious or spiritual?” Opinions were garnered from five local pastors, representing Unity, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Disciples of Christ, and ...read more

  • The Original Nic At Night Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 18, 2008
    based on 10 ratings
     | 18,302 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 5, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 2,207 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 21, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 3,776 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

  • Saved By Good Works Or By Faith? Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Jan 5, 2008
    based on 13 ratings
     | 5,863 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

  • Why It Matters Exactly Who Jesus Is Series

    Contributed by Glenn Durham on Mar 4, 2008
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,276 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 Gospel Crisis Series

    Contributed by Jim Heidebrecht on Jun 23, 2007
    based on 15 ratings
     | 2,448 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 8, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 4,672 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 14 ratings
     | 19,021 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

  • Dung Hill Christians

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Jan 22, 2007
    based on 10 ratings
     | 2,444 views

    Has your life been a bit smelly lately?

    Not many people think about dung beetles because frankly any animal that eats dung and carcasses normally does not end up on our most desired pet or entrée list. They are actually quite beneficial and can be admired for that. There are however quite a few Christians living and feeding in various ...read more

  • It Really Does Matter

    Contributed by Kenneth Trent on Feb 25, 2007
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,287 views

    What we believe makes a difference in every area of life.

    IT REALLY DOES MATTER There is a way that seems right to a man, but its end is the way of death. Proverbs 14:12 and 16:25 Many years ago, in my high school chemistry class, a little poem was often quoted. Its effort at humor may have been lacking but the consequences of an erroneous belief ...read more

  • Martin Luther's Text Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Mar 16, 2007
    based on 27 ratings
     | 13,382 views

    In this sermon, we see the outworking of the gospel in the life of just one man, Martin Luther.

    Scripture In 1920 an English preacher named Frank W. Boreham published a book of sermons on great Bible texts. In each case, he linked a Bible text to the history of a great Christian man or woman. He called his book Texts That Made History. An example of a text that made history is David ...read more

  • God's Masterpieces Series

    Contributed by Pat Damiani on May 8, 2007
    based on 14 ratings
     | 20,452 views

    14th in a series from Ephesians. Those who have been created as new creations by God are His masterpieces.

    Although most artists create many different works, it seems that for most of them, they come to be identified primarily with one particular work. Let’s see if you can identify the artists who created each of these works that I’ll display on the screen. Since, as you know, I’m not very cultured, ...read more

  • Trusting In God Series

    Contributed by Aubrey Vaughan on Jun 21, 2006
    based on 5 ratings
     | 8,825 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