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  • The Lost Sheep

    Contributed by Joanna Beveridge on Nov 22, 2006
    based on 14 ratings
     | 1,877 views

    When Jesus compares us to sheep, it may not be flattering, but it is apt.

    Sheep don’t have a very good image, do they? If I asked what your favourite animal was, I doubt very much that any of you would say “sheep”. Our view of sheep is somewhat negative. We don’t say positive things like “Oh, he’s as strong as a sheep” or “She’s as wise as a sheep”. How about “as ...read more

  • Which Voices Are You Listening To?

    Contributed by Phil Morgan on Apr 7, 2002
    based on 94 ratings
     | 17,331 views

    The wise person will seek only Godly counsel, even though it is not flattering, and can be hard to hear.

    READ: 2 Chronicles 18:1-27 (Text verses 6-7). [TELL STORY OF AHAB / JEHOSHAPHAT / MICAIAH] Tonight I’d like to start with THREE (3) PROPOSITIONS: Firstly: 1. MANY PEOPLE SEEK ONLY COUNSELLORS WHOSE WORDS ARE APPEALING. Ahab had a host of such "prophets" around him - he had lulled ...read more

  • A Minister Of Refreshment

    Contributed by Scott Chambers on Feb 11, 2003
    based on 75 ratings
     | 2,555 views

    We want a refreshing person. No special education required. They need to sense the hidden needs, must love without expectations and must encourage. Flatterers are not wanted.

    “A Minister Of Refreshment” 2 Timothy 1:15-18 We would like to create a new staff position. We want a refreshing person. No special education required. They need to sense the hidden needs, must love without expectations and must encourage. Flatterers are not wanted. Do you know of anyone ...read more

  • "Mirror, Mirror On The Wall"

    Contributed by Paul Tuck on Jan 12, 2002
    based on 494 ratings
     | 25,475 views

    God’s Word, the Bible, is the only reliable mirror that tells us truthfully what we are like before God. Other mirrors may flatter us, but God’s looking glass tells it like it is!

  • Healing The Leper Series

    Contributed by Chris Day on Jan 30, 2005
    based on 8 ratings
     | 4,594 views

    When you seek God for mercy and grace, he is willing -- freely willing -- to give you mercy and grace. Christ doesn’t need to be urged or begged; he hears us before we can even speak it! Christ doesn’t need to be paid or flattered; he heals freely. Rea

    I’ve been reading through the Sermon on the Mount in the gospel according to Matthew over the past few days. It begins in Matthew 5, when Jesus goes up on the mountain. He sists down with his disciples and begins to teach. If you go through and read what Jesus says, it probably won’t take you ...read more

  • The Devil Goes To Work

    Contributed by David Parks on Jul 24, 2003
    based on 25 ratings
     | 782 views

    8. Nowhere is the Christian’s faith presented with a greater challenge than in the work place. The Christian who has learned to worship God in spirit and truth and has become a good parent, mate and citizen is often shocked to realize that the moment he

    The Devil Goes To Work INTRODUCTION: 1. Christianity is definitely not a religion for wimps. 2. It takes a great deal of courage, conviction and faith to be able to walk the walk and talk the talk, to dare to be different. 3. The word holy means set apart. 4. Christians are the true non ...read more

  • We All Got One – Is Yours Too Big? Series

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Feb 15, 2004
    based on 24 ratings
     | 2,084 views

    According to Scripture the “ego control mechanism” is the Word of God – the Bible. Uncontrolled egos have a way of slipping out in our speech. This message looks at 3 “slips of the tongue” regarding our ego.

    WE ALL GOT ONE – IS YOURS TOO BIG? Romans 12:3 Romans 12:3 For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment, in accordance with the measure of faith God has given you. INTRODUCTION: ...read more

  • Real Gospel Preaching Series

    Contributed by Larry Finley on Mar 30, 2010
    based on 5 ratings
     | 2,957 views

    Characteristics of the Mechanics of Gospel Preaching

    1. FRUITFUL – not in vain Vs. 1 a. 1 Corinthians 15:14-17 And if Christ be not risen, then is our preaching vain, and your faith is also vain. 15 Yea, and we are found false witnesses of God; because we have testified of God that he raised up Christ: whom he raised not up, if so be ...read more

  • "God's Character.”

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry Morrissey on Sep 14, 2001
    based on 45 ratings
     | 5,074 views

    Year C. Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost September 23, 2001 Title: “God’s character.”

    Year C. Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost September 23, 2001 Title: “God’s character.” Psalm 113 is one of the “Hallel” psalms. “Hallel” means, “praise;” “Halleluia” means “Praise Yah-weh.” There are three collections of “Hallel” psalms, all hymns of praise, in the Psalter: first, Psalms 113-118; ...read more

  • Wise Mouths Series

    Contributed by Gregory Neill on May 22, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 2,339 views

    Part 2 in series from Proverbs dealing with the use of the tongue.

    Wise Mouths Proverbs and The Tongue I. Introduction A. We are a nation of talkers 1. On average we engage in 35 conversations per day. 2. We spend almost 25% of our lives talking. 3. We speak enough words each year to fill a 53,000 page novel. 4. Talk radio, TV talk shows, over 100 million ...read more

  • Part 2 Of 6: Idle Speech Series

    Contributed by John Knight on Feb 9, 2003
    based on 83 ratings
     | 12,833 views

    Five ways our tongues get us into trouble, and two correct responses

    Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day Part 2 of 6: Idle Speech "The tongue has the power of life and death." Proverb 18:21 (NIV) Introduction: Brief recap (Making The Most Of My Life: Six Ways We Waste Our Day, Part 1 of 6: Idle ...read more

  • Taming The Wind Series

    Contributed by Gene Gregory on Dec 7, 2004
    based on 13 ratings
     | 1,859 views

    Examines the negative aspects of speech, and how to overcome them.

    TAMING THE WIND For several years, when I was very young, our family lived in Palatka, Florida. During the time we lived there, the place that stands out most in my mind is the home my parents had on 10 acres, out in the country. Our family of 4 at the time, lived in a single-wide, 2 bedroom 1 ...read more

  • Seven Sins Sneaking Into The Sancutuary Part 2: Synthetic Salvation Series

    Contributed by Ken Gilmore on Mar 10, 2007
    based on 6 ratings
     | 2,223 views

    This is part 2 in the a series concerning sins that are common in the church. This particular deals with different false salvations.

    Seven Sins Sneaking into The Sanctuary Part 2: Synthetic Salvation (manmade) 2 Corinthians 13:5 Examine yourselves, whether ye be in the faith Death Statistics Worldwide: 1.78 deaths per second 106.8 deaths per minute 6408 deaths per hour 153,792 deaths per day 59,134,080 deaths per ...read more

  • In The Lion's Den

    Contributed by Roddy Chestnut on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 37 ratings
     | 1,350 views

    Thesis: There are some things worth dying for. Intro.: 1. Daniel 6 .... "Daniel in the Lion's Den." 2. Describe historical situation--Babylonian captivity. I. READING THE STORY. < Pausing to comment ... > A. AFTER VERSE 5: 1. "Neither corrupt nor negligent"--Careful scrutiny of most ...read more

  • Christ's Challenges

    Contributed by Clark Tanner on Nov 7, 2000
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,034 views

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    18 “AND A CERTAIN RULER QUESTIONED HIM, SAYING, ‘GOOD TEACHER, WHAT SHALL I DO TO INHERIT ETERNAL LIFE?’ 19 AND JESUS SAID TO HIM, ‘WHY DO YOU CALL ME GOOD? NO ONE IS GOOD EXCEPT GOD ALONE. 20 YOU KNOW THE COMMANDMENTS, DO NOT COMMIT ADULTRY, DO NOT MURDER, DO NOT STEAL, DO NOT BEAR FALSE ...read more