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  • Finding Purpose In Your Trials

    Contributed by Raymond Dix Jr. on Jan 20, 2002
    based on 151 ratings

    This message is designed to demonstrate that there is purpose in the trials God allows us to endure.

    2 My brethren, count it all joy when you fall into various trials, 3 knowing that the testing of your faith produces patience. 4 But let patience have its perfect work, that you may be perfect and complete, lacking nothing. Introduction – One of the most difficult questions at times like this more

  • Finding Purpose In The Potters Hands Series

    Contributed by Rich Dunbar on Mar 21, 2005
    based on 25 ratings

    This sermon utilizes five questions from a short video clip from called "Potter’s Hand". The answers to those questions are found in the passage.

    Within the seemingly mundane conversation in this passage, I believe we can find the answers to some of life’s most profound questions. 1. Who am I? IF I am… A man made in the image of God – Gen 1:26 A sinner in which that image is flawed – Rom 3:23 THEN… I am not worthy of worship, more

  • Finding Purpose In Your Life

    Contributed by Anthony Zibolski on Apr 30, 2015
    based on 1 rating

    Maybe you are here this morning and you need to hear from the Lord concerning where you fit into the plan of God.

    Finding purpose in your life Ecclesiastes 1:1-1:9 Introduction- If you would turn to the book of Ecclesiastes. It is in the Old Testament right after Proverbs. Psalms, Proverbs and Ecclesiastes. There are so many books written on finding purpose. How to make the most of your more

  • Finding Purpose And Meaning In Life Regardless Of Age Or Circumstances

    Contributed by Byron Perrine on Jul 17, 2016
    based on 1 rating

    This is an adaptation of a sermon shared Oct. 2000 by Brian Bill that builds upon 6 statements of purpose that he identifies in the writings of Paul. When actualized, these purposes provide meaning to life regardless of age or difficulty of circumstances.

    A truck driver was hauling a load of 100 penguins to the zoo. Unfortunately, his truck broke down. He eventually waved down another truck and offered the driver $500 to take the penguins to the zoo. The next day the first truck driver got his truck fixed and drove into town and couldn’t more

  • Paul's Pain

    Contributed by Jordan Wirkkala on Dec 12, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    Finding purpose in persecution

    Paul’s Pain: Finding purpose in persecution -I went snowboarding for the first time and got hurt pretty bad with all of the constant falling. My wife snowboards and I was hoping to get a little compassion. She would have except for the fact that she could not stop laughing at me. -The pain more

  • What Are We Here For?

    Contributed by Lonnie Erwin on Nov 2, 2007

    Finding Purposed in living a Chritian Life

    Philem 1-7 Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy, our brother: To Philemon, our dear friend and co-worker,2 to Apphia our sister, to Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church that meets in your house. 3 Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. 4 more

  • Come Into The Safe House

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Nov 20, 2014

    Ever face an iron earth and a brass heaven? The harness of time does not have to crush you... Grow and thrive in the storm.

    COME INTO THE SAFE HOUSE? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. We looked recently at WHEN TROUBLE TROUBLES YOU... as a powerful lesson. Proverbs 1:27 When your fear cometh as desolation, and your destruction cometh as a whirlwind; when distress and anguish cometh upon you. I. more

  • Part 2 - It All Begins With Prayer Series

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Feb 4, 2005
    based on 12 ratings

    Part 2 of the Finding Purpose series looks at how everything we are and are to become starts with prayer.

    FINDING PURPOSE Part 2 – It All Begins with Prayer † SCRIPTURE READING Isaiah 56:1 – 7 In Isaiah chapter 56, God gives us a glimpse of His plan for all the people, not just the Israelites. Even those who were excluded from worship or not considered citizens in Israel, God’s blessings more

  • Part 6 - Discipleship God's Way Series

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Mar 4, 2005
    based on 5 ratings

    Part 6 of our Finding Purpose Series will look at what God expects from us as ddisciples and how Jesus put those following Him in their place.

    FINDING PURPOSE SERIES Part 6 – Discipleship God’s Way Rev. Bruce A. Shields DD First Baptist Church East Tawas Michigan Watch this sermon online @ Introduction - “Good morning and welcome to the First Baptist Church of Tawas City. Today we will be looking at part 6 more

  • Part 3 - What Is Our Purpose As God's People Series

    Contributed by Bruce Shields on Feb 11, 2005
    based on 6 ratings

    Part 3 of our Finding Purpose series will focus on the top commands from God to us on how we are to be. Loving God with all of our heart, mind and soul and loving our neighbor as we love ourselves.

    FINDING PURPOSE Part 3 – What is our Purpose as God’s People? † SCRIPTURE READING This week we will be looking at what our purpose as God’s people is. This very question was posed to Jesus in our scripture reading today, an expert in religious law asking Jesus this question trying to more

  • What Doest Thou Here, Paul? Series

    Contributed by Toby Powers on Nov 1, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Third Sermon in the Series "What Doest Thou Here?" Paul stands before Agrippa to give an acount of himself. He tells Agrippa why and how he got there. Agrippa finds purpose, but rejects it.

    From the Desk of Rev. Toby Powers Truth Baptist Church Bremen, GA WHAT DOEST THOU HERE? Sermon 3 Acts 25:23-26:1 Intro: We looked last week at Elijah and how the Lord came to him in the cave and asked him, “What doest thou here, Elijah?” Last week we saw David more

  • Chasing The Wind Pt1 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Mar 5, 2017

    Catching the wind of the Holy Spirit (The Spirit of God) is crucial to finding purpose and fulfillment in life – you can chase the wind of life all you want but it won’t make you fly .

    Series: Chasing the Wind – Ecclesiastes Transition read before song: Solomon states in Ecc. 1:2-4; 8; 14: “Meaningless! MEANINGLESS!” SAYS THE TEACHER. “UTTERLY MEANINGLESS!” Everything Is meaningless.” What does man gain from his labor at which he toils under the sun? Generations come and more

  • Winning At Work Series

    Contributed by C. Philip Green on Apr 19, 2012
    based on 1 rating

    Do you want to win at work? Then obey your earthly boss, but work for your heavenly Boss. Put Christ at the center of your work, then you will find purpose and peace at the center of your life.

    One of my favorite cartoons in the Sunday paper is Dilbert. It’s a spoof on the contemporary office scene, created by Scott Adams. Some time ago, he wrote a book, called The Dilbert Principle, which contains “Dilbert’s Laws of Work”: Don't be irreplaceable. If you can't more

  • Attribute Six | A Man Lives On Purpose Series

    Contributed by Vince Miller on Apr 29, 2018

    As a man is desperate to discover his purpose, he knows that God is the single provider of purpose and that Christ’s call to “follow me” was the primary means of discovering purpose.

    Well, gentlemen, we are in a series entitled “Attributes of a Man.” We are looking at 9 attributes that define a man of God. We are in attribute 6, “Lives Purposefully.” And I hope that you understand that it was – we’re on this journey of uncovering what it means to be a man. That we have to turn more

  • Living Life With Purpose, On Purpose Series

    Contributed by Emile Wolfaardt on May 7, 2009
    based on 3 ratings

    (PowerPoint Slides and Cell Study Notes freely available by emailing Finding God’s purpose and living to fulfill it - starting where you are with what you are doing....

    Series - "Living Life to the Full" Living with Purpose on Purpose (LTF-04) Eph. 1:9-12 There is an abundance, these days, of pop-psychologists hawking their self-help seminars on the sidewalks of almost every sphere of life. Gurus of every ilk flood the internet selling their secret formulas more