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  • Facing Terrorism Firsthand

    Contributed by Keith Linkous on Sep 13, 2001
    based on 166 ratings
     | 1,731 views

    In wake of the September 11, 2001 attack in New York and Washington, D. C., this may serve to help convey some shared feelings in the Church and in America.

    Psalms 46:1-3 On Tuesday Morning, September 11, 2001, the United States of America, this blessed land, was recipient of the worst terrorist attack in the world’s history, forever altering our way of thinking and our way of life. America will never, and should ...read more

  • A First-Hand Experience With God

    Contributed by Mike Hamilton on May 1, 2003
    based on 119 ratings
     | 9,969 views

    When we experience God like Job, we begin to 1) understand God, 2) understand live, and 3) understand ourselves.

  • "Faith Lessons"

    Contributed by David Nolte on May 11, 2016
     | 2,359 views

    Sermon on faith, suitable for Mother's day

    “FAITH LESSONS” 2 TIMOTHY 1:1-14 DAVID P. NOLTE Timothy was a trainee, an intern, a co-worker with Paul the Apostle, and was pastor at Ephesus, but his foundation in the faith came from home. Paul wrote, “Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, ...read more

  • Make Me Like Mephibosheth

    Contributed by Andy Atkins on Jan 1, 2001
    based on 258 ratings
     | 3,992 views

    It all comes down to GRACE, and this story demonstrates a firsthand example.

    ATTENTION: Who’s your hero? Who do you want to be like? Is it an athlete, a politician, a movie star, or a comedian? Everybody in some way wants to be like someone else. Who we choose to be like plays a major part in how we ...read more

  • The Talent Show (3 Of 4, Stewardship)

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on May 4, 2008
     | 1,406 views

    God wants to show-case you! You have an amazing talent that he wants your world to experience first-hand!

    • Stewardship lesson one: God owns everything we have – everything we have has been given as a trust to manage on God’s behalf • Stewardship lesson two: The extend that we prove faithful and trustworthy in that responsibility is determined by the condition of our relationship with God • Then ...read more

  • The Second-Hand Syndrome Series

    Contributed by Todd Stiles on Mar 1, 2007
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,305 views

    See what it means to be a first-hand follower and how that can persuade second-hand skeptics.

    “The Second-Hand Syndrome” Luke 24:1-12 The more I analyze and scrutinize the Gospel, the more I am amazed that people don’t believe it. It is historical, evidential, logical, and personal. Yet, the enemy’s blinding tactics keep working and people continue to resist God’s Word, saying “No” to ...read more

  • Extend God’s Kindness

    Contributed by Christian Cheong on May 30, 2012
    based on 3 ratings
     | 2,730 views

    God is the God of the second chance. Jonah got to see first-hand the remarkable grace of God, and come to a renewed understanding of His love and grace.

    Jonah 1:1-3 1 The word of the LORD came to Jonah son of Amittai: 2 "Go to the great city of Nineveh and preach against it, because its wickedness has come up before me." 3 But Jonah ran away from the LORD and headed for Tarshish. He went down to Joppa, where he found a ship bound for that ...read more

  • Climbing Companions Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jan 30, 2006
    based on 11 ratings
     | 3,068 views

    Only 12, those who climbed with Jesus, got the best sermon ever preached firsthand. Only those who climb with Jesus get His best. This sermon tells stories of His climbing companions.

    Matthew 5:1-2 – Climbing Companions Deep within a forest, a little turtle began to climb a tree. After hours of effort, he reached the top, jumped into the air waving his front legs and crashed to the ground. After recovering, he slowly climbed the tree again, jumped, and fell to the ...read more

  • What Do You Do When You Have Done All You Can

    Contributed by Kelvin Parks on Jul 19, 2010
    based on 115 ratings
     | 72,387 views

    Well, I know firsthand that this is not an easy command; like Israel, many of us are going through some stuff and our situations warrant fear; our situation warrants the emotion of fear.

    WHAT DO YOU DO, WHEN YOU HAVE DONE ALL YOU CAN Exodus 14:10-13 Text: (v.13) Intended for Reading on the Lord’s Day July 11, 2010 Delivered By Rev. Kelvin L. Parks At Shiloh Baptist Church of Waukegan, Waukegan, Illinois Good Morning ... and too, God be the Glory! I greet you in the ...read more

  • Discovering Jesus Step By Step

    Contributed by Randy Bataanon on Sep 2, 2018
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,723 views

    Based on their own personal experience, the first disciples discovered who really Jesus is. Step by step, let us learn from their first-hand experiences so that we can also know Him better.

    DISCOVERING JESUS STEP BY STEP (Steps to Personal Discipleship) LUKE 9:18-27 Based on their own personal experience, the first disciples discovered who really Jesus is. Step by step, let us learn from their first-hand experiences so that we can also know Him better. I - HE IS OUR SAVIOR THAT ...read more

  • A Disciple Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on May 18, 2010
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,919 views

    What if, literally, you or I had been there first-hand, up-close and personal? Would it change our understanding? Perspective? Convictions? Priorities? Lives? What if, we were there as one of His disciples?

    A DISCIPLE 2nd in Series: “What If YOU Were There?” Perth Bible Church, March 28, 2010 AM Service Rev. Todd G. Leupold INTRODUCTION: The Passion is not just about Jesus, His disciples, or the people living in Jerusalem 2,000 years ago. It is every bit as much about you ...read more

  • James: The Apostle Of Passion Series

    Contributed by Derek Geldart on Jul 2, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 3,386 views

    While a lack of passion leads to spiritual complacency, the wrong kind of passion leads to unholy acts! Today’s sermon is going to focus on the life of Apostle James who learned firsthand that passion is only good when aligned with the will of Christ!

    James: The Apostle of Passion Luke 9:51-56, Matthew 20:20-28 Online Sermon: http://www.mckeesfamily.com/?page_id=3567 Do you have passion to serve the Lord? You know the kind of passion that is so strong that you cannot and will not contain your desire to serve God no matter what the ...read more

  • "The Miracle That Still Changes Lives" Series

    Contributed by David Henderson on Apr 19, 2017
     | 3,558 views

    The disciples found themselves in an extraordinary situation. The One whom they had followed for 3.5 years; had sat at His feet and learned all of the great teachings firsthand, had now been crucified on a cross and buried in a borrowed tomb.

    “The Miracle that Still Changes Lives” Luke 24:1-12 1 On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. 2 They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, 3 but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord ...read more

  • A New Creation

    Contributed by Ian Hyde on Apr 11, 2019
    based on 1 rating
     | 1,981 views

    We are being called to see the world through new eyes, but in order to do that, we need to be transformed by Christ. Once we witness His power firsthand, only then are we truly able to go out as ambassadors for Him.

    OPENING STORY If any of you have gotten the chance to sift through old pictures on my Facebook page, you’ve probably noticed that in most of the older pictures I used to wear glasses. Well, I used to be slightly near-sighted. And when I mean slightly, I mean it was like 20/400! If I took my glasses ...read more

  • The Seed Of Promise Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Dec 31, 2017
    based on 3 ratings
     | 19,439 views

    Jesus came to do 2 things: save the lost and build His church. But how was He going to build His church and what tool did He give us to use to help Him do that?

    There’s a true story about a young boy named “Greggy” who was playing on beach. He spent long hours working on intricate sand castles; whole cities would appear beneath his hands. But then one day, some bullies came along and the kicked and smashed them all. And they did this day after day after ...read more