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  • Healed Hearts His Home Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Dec 7, 2008

    Two obstacles must be removed before we may receive the peace God wants to give us, so long delayed and frustrated: our false pride and our negative spirit of self-accusation. Then His victory will be ours.

    The neighborhood, if you could call it that, was one of the most rundown and poverty-stricken in the city. For fifty years the housing had decayed, and, as the original residents left, absentee landlords jammed far too many people into the old dwellings. Diseases became epidemic, and fires not more

  • The Spirit's Gift Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Nov 29, 2017

    Don’t overestimate yourself and don’t underestimate yourself either. Just use your God-given gifts to serve.

    Just a few years ago, Dave Barry, a columnist for the Washington Post, posted his comments about the typical male in the first week of December. He wrote, “Your standard man, at this point in the Christmas season, has purchased zero gifts. He has not yet gotten around to purchasing an acceptable more

  • Second Chances

    Contributed by Rick Boyne on May 9, 2011
    based on 3 ratings

    God makes successes out of our failures. Satan wants us to think we are washed up when we fall, but God will still use us if we are repentant and confess our sins....

    Second Chances May 8, 2011 Morning Service Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner, OK Rick Boyne Message Point: God makes successes out of our failures. Focus Passage: John 21:15-19 Supplemental Passage: I decide to do good, but I don’t really do it; I decide not to do bad, but then I do it more

  • "It's Jesus Or Nothing!"

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Mar 8, 2006
    based on 9 ratings

    This is a message showing what Paul discovered in Christ Jesus.

    It’s Jesus Or Nothing Text: Philippians 3:4-14 Introduction: In this section Paul states his attainments. 1. He was so loyal a Jew that he had never lost the Hebrew speech. 2. He was not only a religious Jew, he was a member of their strictest and the most more

  • It Is Jesus Above All Else

    Contributed by W. Alderman on Jan 9, 2009
    based on 1 rating

    When Paul compared himself to Jesus, he knew that Jesus was everything and in comparison he was nothing.

    “It’s Jesus Above All Else” Text: Philippians 3:4-14 W. Max Alderman Introduction: In this section Paul states his attainments. 1. He was so loyal a Jew that he had never lost the Hebrew speech. 2. He was not only a religious Jew, he was a member of more

  • Two Wolves Inside

    Contributed by Gerald Roberts on Mar 20, 2012
    based on 3 ratings

    Why do we complain,get angry, and are so impatient, perhaps it is a result of two wolves inside.

    Two wolves inside Numbers 21:4-9 A Cherokee Elder was teaching his grandchildren about life. He said to them, "A fight is going on inside me... it is a terrible fight between two wolves.”One wolf represents fear, anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, more

  • Backsliding

    Contributed by Gene Escoe on May 4, 2010
    based on 1 rating

    To encourage those who have allowed their relationship with Jesus Christ to become lukewarm to repent and return.

    INTRODUCTION: Play the video on refinishing furniture. Discuss backsliding and the comparison between it and refurbishing furniture. I. There are steps we take when we move away from JC. A. Self confident. Vss 27-31 1. Peter became extremely self confident. 2. The Christian is in more

  • God's Answer For Pride: Swallow It

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on May 21, 2005
    based on 21 ratings

    The thesis of this sermon is that pride is the root of all sin and must be confessed and surrendered to the cleansing power of Jesus.

    God’s Answer for Pride: Swallow It --Proverbs 16:18 --James 4:5-10 --Luke 18:9-14 In Shakespeare’s satiric tragedy on the Trojan War Troilus and Cressida the Greek General Agamemnon conjectures: He that is proud eats up himself; Pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own more

  • First Things First

    Contributed by Larry La Douceur on Nov 6, 2005
    based on 17 ratings

    Some form of the word “Seek” is used in the Bible over 150 times, therefore when we encounter a verse that clearly states we are to “seek first” something, that should clearly get our attention.

    First Things First Introduction Matthew 6:33 But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. The bible in different ways tells us what we need to seek for and what we should not seek. Examples – Leviticus 19:31 “‘Do not turn to mediums or more

  • Evangelist Mary Magdalene

    Contributed by Carolyn Malaika Foster-Brooks on Dec 18, 2002
    based on 31 ratings

    The Book of Mark speaks of Mary Magdala as a devoted Disciple of Christ. This sermon details her ministry to Him even after death and the resurrection!

    THE MINISTRY OF S.A.R.A.H. Evangelist Carolyn Malaika Foster-Brooks Lyons, Georgia PRAYER: Heavenly Father, Thank You for an opportunity to share your Holy Word with the world once again. Thank you for giving me the vision to realize that Your Word should not be locked up in the mind’s of more

  • Keep The Candle Burning

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Nov 28, 2001
    based on 15 ratings

    The candle and the fire of faith must never go out!

    Keep the Candle Burning Acts 2.42-47 August 3, 1997 Morning Service Introduction I. The Old Stage Coach House: Near Centerburg, Candles in every window, the purpose of remebrance, purpose of the candle, Kept the candle burning II. The History of Laurel Cliff: Centinial Sunday, Light in the more

  • Disagreements, Contentions And Strife, Oh My

    Contributed by Earl Graston on Jul 11, 2007
    based on 9 ratings

    There must be abounding love in the body of Christ.

    Disagreements, Contentions, and Strife, ‘Oh My’ Proverbs 17:14 “The beginning of strife is like releasing water; therefore stop contention before a quarrel starts.” Strife is defined as a conflict, struggle or a rivalry. Contention, which is many times seen connected to strife can be defined more

  • Exploring The Prophetic (Pastor Jose Jr)

    Contributed by Jose Gomez Sr. on Feb 21, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    The gift of prophecy is the ability to know and comprehend the mind and heart of God on specific matters at a specific time.

    Exploring the Prophetic Revelations 19:5-10 5 Then a voice came from the throne, saying: "Praise our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, both small and great!" 6 Then I heard what sounded like a great multitude, like the roar of rushing waters and like loud peals of thunder, shouting: more

  • Stinking Thinking 1

    Contributed by Noah Martinez on Apr 17, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Becoming aware of debilitating attitudes and finding power through Jesus to correct them.

    Stinking Thinking 1 John 1:10-13 ‘He was in the world, and the world was made by him, and the world knew him not. He came unto his own, and his own received him not. But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name: Which were more

  • Temptation's Road

    Contributed by Johnny Creasong on Jan 13, 2009
    based on 2 ratings

    Temptation always follows the same road. And Thomas isn’t the only one who doubts!

    TEMPTATION’S ROAD LUKE 4:1-13 Luke 4:1-13 1 Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the desert, 2 where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing during those days, and at the end of them he was hungry. 3 The devil said to him, more