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  • Why Give To God

    Contributed by Bo Dunford on Mar 15, 2002
    based on 67 ratings
     | 6,879 views

    The principles of giving.

    MAL.3:6-12 "WHY GIVE TO GOD" A) This is a subject that is very touchy! * But Jesus talked about this subject a lot! * In fact, Jesus talked about money 16 out of 38 parables, 1 out of 10 verses in the gospels! B) The Bible devotes 500 verses on prayer, less than 500 verses on faith, * But over ...read more

  • "Does The Resurrection Of Jesus Really Matter?"

    Contributed by Mark Hensley on Mar 28, 2002
    based on 248 ratings
     | 49,393 views

    Easter often seems to be more about “Cadbury Bunnies, and new clothes” The events surrounding an itinerant teacher from Bethlehem are buried somehow by many in the celebration of spring and Easter dinners. Does the resurrection of Jesus really matter?

    West Greeley Baptist Church March 31st 2002 “Does the resurrection of Jesus really matter?” 1st Corinthians 15:16-20 Pastor Mark Hensley 16For if the dead are not raised, then Christ has not been raised either. 17And if Christ has not been raised, your faith is futile; you are still in ...read more

  • What Time Is It?

    Contributed by Rex Williams on Apr 5, 2002
    based on 60 ratings
     | 7,301 views

    To motivate people toward action now; to create a sense of urgency in bringing people closer to Jesus.

    What time is it? Useful for a Sunday near time changes. PURPOSE: to motivate people toward action now; to create a sense of urgency in bringing people closer to Jesus. Object lesson/children’s sermon idea: Mount or display clocks showing different time zones. Talk about the time zones and ...read more

  • The W.h.o.l.e. Tithe

    Contributed by John Parker on Nov 17, 2000
    based on 365 ratings
     | 35,915 views

    Looking at tithing from an aspect of Worship, Holiness, Obedience, Love and Evangelism

    The WHOLE Tithe I know what you're thinking. He sure talks a lot about this whole money, offering and tithing thing. He must just be another of those money-hungry, hands-always-out preachers. My response to that is -YES! I do believe it's necessary to teach on God's Word regarding the issues ...read more

  • A Commitment To Excellence Series

    Contributed by Alan Perkins on Apr 13, 2001
    based on 220 ratings
     | 42,382 views

    Does excellence matter to God?

    Does excellence matter to God? Does God care about quality? Is He concerned with how well things are done? Does it make any difference to God whether: the instruments are in tune; the worship team has rehearsed the songs, etc.? Some would say, "no." All God cares about is our hearts. It’s the ...read more

  • Giving: Money And Me

    Contributed by Andrew Chan on Jun 29, 2001
    based on 261 ratings
     | 13,357 views

    When it comes to giving, what ought to be my attitude and how I can do this and realize the benefits of it.

    GIVING: MONEY AND ME 2 Cor. 8:1-9 By Andrew Chan, PBC, Vancouver, BC "A religion that gives nothing, costs nothing, and suffers nothing, is worth nothing." Martin Luther There are three conversions necessary: the conversion of the heart, the mind and the purse. Of these three, it may well ...read more

  • Live As God's Children

    Contributed by Jason Zahn on Sep 6, 2001
    based on 43 ratings
     | 2,738 views

    God has set us free from the control of sin so that we might freely live as his children.

    When Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation he freed the slaves. They could live as free people. Their whole lives had changed. They were no longer subject to the oppression of their masters. They would no longer be punished by the authorities if they chose to leave their ...read more

  • Our Hope, Now And Forever

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 7, 2000
    based on 341 ratings
     | 17,954 views

    Our hope is a sure and lasting one

    A little girl lived near a cemetery, and often had to walk through it after dark. When someone asked her, “Aren’t you ever afraid?”, she answered, “Oh, no! My home is just on the other side.” The best way to begin this sermon today I think, is to ask the question; ‘where are you ...read more

  • Resurrection - Have You Tasted Of The Risen Lord

    Contributed by Gary Regazzoli on Apr 4, 2002
    based on 32 ratings
     | 1,600 views

    What the resurrection means to us today

    No one slept well that night in Jerusalem  Caiaphas, the high priest, the one who rent his clothes when Jesus supposedly blasphemed by saying “He was the Son of God” tossed and turned  Everything was going according to plan, they had got permission from Pilate to kill him, and ...read more

  • 10 New Year's Resolutions From The Wisest Man Who Ever Lived

    Contributed by Preston Brown on Dec 28, 2001
    based on 896 ratings
     | 111,952 views

    Almost all New Year’s resolution deal with health or wealth or happiness. The principles found in Proverbs 3 guarantee all 3 of these.

    10 New Year’s Resolutions from the Wisest Man Who Ever Lived This is the 1st Sunday of the New Year. You know, when you think about it, all New Year’s Resolutions basically fall into 3 categories. They deal with: 1. Things to make us look better and live longer. 2. Things to make us have ...read more

  • A Resurrection Religion

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Apr 5, 2001
    based on 517 ratings
     | 6,690 views

    There are four major resurrections mentioned in the New Testament, each calling us to be "alive in Christ."

    A Resurrection Religion 1 Cor 15:12-22 12 But if it is preached that Christ has been raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? 13 If there is no resurrection of the dead, then not even Christ has been raised. 14 And if Christ has not been ...read more

  • How Obstacles Become Opportunities

    Contributed by Brian Atwood on Feb 5, 2002
    based on 117 ratings
     | 10,254 views

    Four people-principles to help us turn stress into success!

    1 Corinthians 16:8,9 - "But I will tarry in Ephesus until Pentecost. For a great and effective door has been opened unto me, and there are many adversaries." USA Today published the results of the following Hilton survey in January 2001: Percentage of Americans who say they: Need more ...read more

  • Jesus, The Living Savior

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Mar 30, 2002
    based on 164 ratings
     | 5,121 views

    If there was no resurrection, 1. Death 2. Darkness and 3. Evil would have won. But death was defeated, darkness was vanquished, and evil was conquered.

    In 1981 there was a devastating flood in central China. During the flood an ancient pagoda collapsed at Famen Temple. A few years later, archaeologists were digging through the rubble when they made a startling discovery. Sealed in a miniature stone casket, they found what they believed to be ...read more

  • Being Established In The Present Truth

    Contributed by Jose Maldonado on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 53 ratings
     | 5,082 views

    This morning I would like to speak on the subject of BEING ESTABLISHED IN THE PRESENT TRUTH. It is of utmost importance that a child of God be established in truth. If not he will be like the one that the Apostle Paul speaks of in Ephesians 4:14 "That we [henceforth] be no more children, tossed to ...read more

  • Because He Lives...

    Contributed by Brian La Croix on Oct 3, 2001
    based on 191 ratings
     | 10,841 views

    Easter message focusing on the facts of the resurrection

    “Because He Lives…” 1 Corinthians 15:3-20 (Easter Sunday, April 15, 2001) Introduction Most of you don’t know this, but I have been living with a painful childhood memory that has impacted my impressions of Easter. It happened during a family trip. I don’t know where we were going, or ...read more