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  • Mis-Figured?

    Contributed by Brett Thomasson on Feb 20, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    How an encounter with Christ as Lord should have changed the disciples, but didn’t.

    Sometimes we tend to forget that Jesus came to Jewish people and as a member of Jewish society. So we can neglect the impact of some of the events of his ministry, and the impact they had on the people who first heard them. The transfiguration can definitely be one of those events. We look on more

  • Father Figure Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 15, 2008
    based on 55 ratings

    First Person presentation of Joshua describing his relationship with Moses. This was a powerful message that spoke of the lessons Joshua may have learned from his father figure - Moses.

    (I entered stage left, dressed as Joshua, the son of Nun, and carrying a Ram’s horn – or Shofar. There are several websites that will allow you to hear the sound of the Shofar, but I found that I was able to make a reasonable sound from the horn with very little effort. I used the musical more

  • The Father Figure

    Contributed by James May on Jun 6, 2001
    based on 74 ratings

    Father’s Day sermon for 2001.

    Disclaimer: Due to the large amount of sermons and topics that appear on this site I feel it is necessary to post this disclaimer on all sermons posted. These sermons are original to the author and the leading of the Holy Spirit. While ideas and illustrations are often gleaned from many more

  • The Father Figure Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Jun 21, 2009
    based on 54 ratings

    Samuel was a "father figure" to Israel and many of the traits he exhibited here in chapter 12 give us examples of what good fathers do.

    ILLUS: One father had a three-year-old daughter who was having trouble sleeping through the night. She’d often wake up several times in the night because she was afraid. Each time as he re-tucked her into bed, he would remind her that Jesus was with her and he would keep her safe. Several more

  • Figuring God

    Contributed by Lynn Malone on Jun 13, 2005
    based on 30 ratings

    Despite our best efforts to understand the Doctrine of the Trinity, we can never quite figure God out.

    Figuring God John 16:12-15 May 22, 2005 Let’s play a few games this morning. You’ve seen these little puzzles that are called “brain teasers.” Let’s see if you can figure these puzzles out. A customer at a 7-11 store selected four items to buy, and was told that the cost more

  • The Figure Of Christ

    Contributed by Ernest Dupont on May 16, 2005
    based on 12 ratings

    A sermon that explains that Christ is the answer to our broken world.

    THE FIGURE OF CHRIST (John 17: 1-6) We live in a world of greed where money talks and rules. I invite you to look at the figure of Christ. Christ did not lust after money or material things. He put his whole trust in God the Father who had sent him to redeem the human race. He accepted more

  • Figures Of Speech

    Contributed by Larry Jacobs on May 16, 2006
    based on 7 ratings

    The Bible is literally filled with figures of Speech. A figure of speech is a symbol used to explain something else or to show the comparison of one thing to another.

  • The Forgotten Figure Of Christmas Series

    Contributed by Bruce Ritter on May 20, 2002
    based on 925 ratings

    Joseph’s life teaches us 3 lessons; in righteous mercy, in redemptive faith, and in ready obedience.

  • Figuring Out Falsehood Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill on Nov 6, 2011
    based on 6 ratings

    Because Christ is in believers, we must not believe everything we hear.

    Figuring Out Falsehood 1 John 4:1-6 Rev. Brian Bill 11/6/11 Have you picked up on the growing number of scams taking place in our society today? Just this week WGN-TV reported that a group of three men have been posing as police officers, complete with badges and walkie-talkies, and robbing more

  • House - Part 2 - Authority Figures Series

    Contributed by Steve Ely on Nov 16, 2009
    based on 5 ratings

    Is God’s house a building? Does His house have rules, systems, or structure? How can we be His house unless we know?

    House Part 2 – Authority Figures” I. Introduction I mentioned last week that we use all kinds of terms to try to understand the concept of church. The one term that we are focusing in on is the idea of God building a house. And so, I reminded you that the material He is using to build this more

  • Nightmare On Desert Street (Go Figure)

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Sep 24, 2004
    based on 26 ratings

    Have you ever pondered how a rubber band feels when a person stretches it beyond where it has been? Do you think the stretching feels good? Well, that is why the rubber band was made, to be stretched. Maybe God wants to stretch you beyond here!

    A NIGHTMARE ON DESERT STREET! GO FIGURE? I CAN’T FIGURE THIS ONE OUT! By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. TEXT: Romans 4:18 Who against hope believed in hope, that he might become the father of many nations, according to that which was spoken, So shall thy seed be. Romans 8:24 more

  • Faith It Out 'til You Figure It Out!

    Contributed by Daniel Harman on Mar 28, 2008
    based on 25 ratings

    Holding on to your faith in God in the face of Disappointments, Discouragement & Difficulties

  • 7 Figures Expressing Christian Influence And Responsibility

    Contributed by Brandon Kessler on Nov 5, 2002
    based on 29 ratings

    Descirbes what we as christians should be doing with our lives.

    Seven Figures Expressing Christian Influenece and Responsibility We as Christians have certain responsibilities that we need to fulfill in order to live a life pleasing to God. We need to have a good influence on every one we meet. God also wants us to tell them about Christ. Sometimes all more

  • When Trying To Figure Out How To Love, Look At Your Mother

    Contributed by Dan Borchert on Aug 29, 2002
    based on 15 ratings

    Mothers Day sermon from on of the greatest passages about love.

    When Trying to Figure Out How To Love, Look At Your Mom I John 3:11-24 Introduction A. It is mother’s day B. No it is not a day we just have for the fun of it C. MOTHERS DESERVE IT!!! D. Mothers act out of love E. You can never escape that love of your mother F. John must have been thinking more

  • Joseph The Grand Vizier Series

    Contributed by Ed Vasicek on Oct 16, 2006
    based on 2 ratings

    Joseph was a key figure in Egyptian history, but was he Imhotep?

    Joseph the Grand Vizier (Genesis 41) 1. The sermons and presentations in this series will be, by nature, uneven. Some weeks, more Bible less Egyptology. Other weeks vice-versa. I could solve this by speaking for two hours at a shot, thus giving us a balanced mixture. Some instinct in me more