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  • Radical Love Can Bruise Your Ego

    Contributed by Michael Treston on Oct 24, 2001
    based on 63 ratings

    loving your enemies is great in theory...

    Radical Love can bruise your ego. WWJD is easy at times but some times it goes totally contrary to human nature. Example - Matthew 5:38-48. The problem is with wwjd is it makes sense until it comes time for getting even Loving your enemies is great in theory but the practice is so much ...read more

  • Total Forgiveness

    Contributed by Fernando Cabrera on Oct 27, 2004
    based on 29 ratings

    A sermon outline from the principles taught by R.T.Kendall in Total Forgiveness

    Total Forgetfulness Dr. Fernando Cabrera Genesis 37:1-50:26 1. Forget emotionally what was done against you a. First born – Manasseh “to forget” i. Joseph had not forgotten emotionally, but factually ii. Forget the pain 1. In Hell, says C.S. Lewis, part of the punishment will be to ...read more

  • Is God Hidden? Series

    Contributed by Mark Haines on Nov 17, 2001
    based on 46 ratings

    An exploration of the reasons why God seems hidden when we go through adversity and how we can build our trust in him despite it all.

    Introduction: There are three ancient questions that are as current as this morning’s news. I call them the “Three Questions No One Asks Out Loud.” 1. Is God unfair? 2. Is God silent? 3. Is God hidden? Plunging into these questions is not simply an intellectual exercise. They are vital ...read more

  • How Do We Please God? - Pt 3

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Oct 5, 2004
    based on 14 ratings

    We please God when we read, believe, understand, and practice what the Bible says.

    Mark Twain once said, “Never learn to do anything. If you don’t learn, you will always find someone else to do it for you.” This week has been a week of learning for every single one of us. I spent parts of four days at a seminar in Indianapolis and by the second full day had a headache from the ...read more

  • It's Not Over Yet

    Contributed by Roger Thomas on Jun 14, 2005
    based on 11 ratings

    An Easter message that points to the resurrrection and return of Christ as the vindication of his Lordship.

    It’s Not Over Yet Acts 2:22-24, 36-38 Dr. Roger W. Thomas, Preaching Minister First Christian Church, Vandalia, MO Introduction: We had it won. I was sure of it. It was the eighth inning of the sixth game of the National League Playoffs. The Cubs had a 3-0 lead. The team was five ...read more

  • Betrayed By How Many?

    Contributed by Allan Quak on Dec 15, 2005
    based on 9 ratings

    Jesus has reached the point of no return – the cross was going to be inevitable. However, despite the fact that it is Judas who is betraying Him Jesus still calls Judas “friend”. Such actions help us to know what to do when we are betrayed.

    Matthew 26:47-56 “Betrayed by how many?” Scripture Readings:- John 18:1-11 Matthew 26:47-56 Congregation in the Lord When you go to the top part of the Niagara Falls there is a point which you can reach which is called “the point of no return”. No boat, no matter how powerful the ...read more

  • Take A Hike Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Sep 22, 2005
    based on 114 ratings

    1st in series on walking in the Spirit. This compares our spiritual walk with physically walking. How are they similar, and how can they encourage us?

    Galatians 5:16-25 – Take a Hike As I mentioned this morning, I heard Dr. Wilson speak yesterday in Miramichi. I love to hear him. The stuff he comes up with is hilarious. Yesterday he read something called The Cowboy Code. Gene Autry came up with his version of The Cowboy Code many years ...read more

  • Behind Closed Doors Series

    Contributed by Pat Cook on Jun 9, 2006
    based on 11 ratings

    This is about the disciples locking the doors because of fear; Jesus showed up, and they were afraid anyway. This deals with fear in our lives and overcoming it.

    John 20:19-20 – Behind Closed Doors Today we are continuing in our series on Jesus’ resurrection called He is Risen indeed. What did the resurrection mean to the original band of followers, and what does the resurrection mean for us nearly 2000 years later? The truth is, the resurrection ...read more

  • Got A Ticket?

    Contributed by Rodney Buchanan on Jul 2, 2006
    based on 28 ratings

    Objections to "Ticket Theology": 1. It trivializes the Christian life. 2. It misses the point of the Christian life. 3. It reduces the Christian life to a formula.

    A man in Kiev, Ukraine wanted to be a modern day Daniel. He went to the zoo in Kiev earlier this month and lowered himself by a rope into a den of lions. The lion enclosure is on an isolated “animal island” surrounded by thick concrete blocks to protect people from the lions. The zoo was packed ...read more

  • Peace Series

    Contributed by Darrin Fish on Dec 7, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Peace finding the peace of Christ at Christmas

    Two Ladies on a Train • Years ago a man found himself on a train between two ladies. • And Unfortunately for him the two ladies were arguing constantly about whether the window should be open or shut. • The lady farthest from the window argued that she would die of heat stroke if it wasn’t ...read more

  • True Disciples Part Two

    Contributed by Larry Sarver on Jun 21, 2001
    based on 31 ratings

    An Expository Sermon From Luke 6:43-49 On The Two Attributes That Identify True Disciples. Part Two

    True Disciples Part 2 Read Luke 6:46-49 Illustration: When I was in the Army many years ago I was a military policeman at for Ft. Irwin, California. While on duty one day we got word that a submachine gun popularly known as a "grease gun" had been reported stolen. This is an extremely ...read more

  • Childlike Or Childish 2

    Contributed by Denn Guptill on Sep 8, 2003
    based on 126 ratings

    Christ told us to come as children Paul tells us to grow up, how do we find a balance.

    It had started out quite innocently. But then again it usually does. It was just a discussion. They had just been sitting around chewing the fat and somebody had mentioned how important so and so were going to be in heaven. “I don’t think so” said Peter “He hasn’t got what it takes.” Well it was ...read more

  • Lessons From The Journey: From The Frying Pan Into The Fire!

    Contributed by Joe Harding on May 21, 2005
    based on 24 ratings


    LESSONS FROM THE JOURNEY: FROM THE FRYING PAN INTO THE FIRE! EXODUS 13: 17- 14: 21 SUNDAY AM MAY 1, 2005 LADIES AT THE BEACH INTRODUCTION: Subject: GOOD ONES An Old Farmer’s Advice: * Your fences need to be horse-high, pig-tight and bull-strong. * Life ain’t about how fast you run, or how ...read more

  • What Will You Do With Jesus? Listen To Him! Series

    Contributed by Jim Black on Jan 22, 2004
    based on 31 ratings

    Hearing the good news of Jesus demands a response... will it be to listen to what he has to say for our lives?

    WHAT WILL YOU DO WITH JESUS? “Listen to Him!” Romans 10:13-17 Focus: Hearing the good news of Jesus demands a response.. will it be to listen to him? Function: To call hearers to make a decision to listen to what Jesus has to say for their lives. What a beautiful text: Everyone who calls ...read more

  • Go On To Grow Up!

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Jun 4, 2001
    based on 77 ratings

    The writer of Hebrews calls us to seize the opportunities God has set before us to grow up into the fullness of Christ. This study also deals with the ageless debate of "can a follower of Jesus ’fall’ from grace?’"

    Go On To Grow Up! Hebrews 6:1-8 The opportunities are limitless. On any given day of the week there are opportunities for people of all ages to attend a Bible study, sing songs of praise unto the Lord of glory, and spend time drinking deeply of God’s good Word. You want to study ...read more