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  • Cleaning The Carpet

    Contributed by Sherry Burton on Feb 20, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Picture for a moment carpet in your family room or any high traffic area. This carpet accumulates dust, dirt, and grime, etc. Now picture your soul as this carpet. You accumulate dust, dirt and grime, etc., these things are your sins.

    CLEANING THE CARPET Open In Prayer I. Introduction: A. Picture for a moment carpet in your family room or any high traffic area. This carpet accumulates dust, dirt, and grime, etc. 1. Most carpets have a stain resistant chemical on it to help protect it but it still needs cleaned more

  • Fly High - Acts Part 23 Series

    Contributed by Michael Mccartney on Jan 25, 2007

    The Acts New Testament Church consisted of members who gave to God what was His and also to those in need. They gave sacrificially because of their love for God and for others. The question to us today is “Who do you love more Jesus or money?”

    Fly High - Acts part 23 Theme: The Acts New Testament Church – “Gives” Thesis: The Acts New Testament Church consisted of members who gave to God what was His and also to those in need. They gave sacrificially because of their love for God and for others. The question to us today is “Who more

  • Good Luck With That Thing

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Jan 13, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    This is about how Christians should be involved in compassionate ministries.

    You’ve probably heard of several Christian Charities. There’s Catholic Charities, Feed the Children, Christian Children’s Fund, Compassion International, Heart-to-Heart, International Orthodox Christian Charities, and others. Most denominations have some arm that is a charity, usually called more

  • Amazing Grace Sunday

    Contributed by Mike Wilkins on Feb 20, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    As we celebrate the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the British slave trade, God is calling us to abolish modern day slavery

    Amazing Grace Sunday February 18, 2007 Exodus 3:7-8 Amazing Grace is probably one of the best loved Hymns of all time. I understand it has been recorded on at least 1100 albums; there are almost 1000 arrangements for the song. After singing the hymn at Woodstock, Arlo Guthrie said “I’ve more

  • "How To Go From Dirtbag To Top-Notch" Series

    Contributed by Ken Harris on Mar 19, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    The purpose of this sermon is to motivate the hearers to affirm to others that ONE OF GOD’S greatest acts of love is shown in how He forgives and welcomes the return home of his shameful and disgraceful children with open arms and loving gestures.

    18 March 2007 U.S. Army Chaplain (MAJ) Ken Harris Fort Ord Chapel Seaside, California BIG IDEA: One of God’s greatest act of love is His FORGIVENESS OF SINNERS. . References: Luke 15:1-32 (NIV); Psalm 32:1-11 (Happy are those whose transgression is forgiven, whose sin is covered more

  • For The Love Of Jesus

    Contributed by Gaither Bailey on Mar 24, 2007
    based on 4 ratings

    Was Mary’s annointing of Jesus an extravagant gift or a waste of money?

    For Love Of Jesus – John 12: 1 - 8 Intro: As I worked on this sermon, I heard in my head a song from a famous Broadway musical, “What I Did For Love” from The Chorus Line. These are the words sung by Diana and the Chorus: “Kiss today goodbye, the sweetness and the sorrow. Wish me luck, the more

  • Looking At The Evidence Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Apr 1, 2007
    based on 7 ratings

    Just as surely as Gil Grissum of CSI (Las Vegas) says, "follow the evidence", so does God’s word in determining who is of the Father and who isn’t.

    * Let’s begin this morning with 1 John 3:10 “This is how God’s children — and the Devil’s children — are made evident.” I don’t know about YOU, but for me, when the Bible says so clearly that “this is the way” for us to know who’s going to heaven and who’s not, who belongs to God and who belongs more

  • The Abnormal Guest List

    Contributed by Robert Hoos on Apr 19, 2007
    based on 10 ratings

    This sermon is meant to show the Audience that we ought to reach out to the outcasts of society because Jesus reached out to them, we’re compared to them, and they’re who make up the kingdom of heaven.

    The Abnormal Guest List (Part of a series about who Jesus is) Luke 14:12-24 We ought to reach out to the outcasts, because that’s what God does. Jr. High Service at Plainfield Christian Church Rob Hoos Introduction A year or so ago, I was dating this girl named Jessica. There was a great more

  • Overcoming Unforgiveness Series

    Contributed by Todd Leupold on May 22, 2007
    based on 74 ratings

    Unforgiveness is perhaps the best deadly strain of the sin of disease that we must destroy and inoculate against.

    OVERCOMING THE FOUR “F”s: (UN)FORGIVENESS INTRODUCTION: There is a tremendous cancer in our lives that is eating us from the inside out. It is a cancer that penetrates deep inside each of us, sapping our strength, sucking out our joy, and spewing forth its poison in our veins - the poison of more

  • Jesus Defends The Wrong

    Contributed by Matthew Morine on May 25, 2007
    based on 6 ratings

    Christians run through society judging sin. But instead of judging the failing morality of the world, Christains should love people through sin. It is easy to judge from afar; it is courageous to love up close.

    Jesus Defends the Wrong Theme: Jesus protects the sinner from the self-righteous. Text: John 8:1-11 Lucy is a pretty fourteen year old girl. Maybe that was half of the problem; she was too attractive too early in life. She started dating Mark at the beginning of the school year, Mark more

  • Turning Towards: Forgiveness Series

    Contributed by Steven Simala Grant on May 15, 2007

    Turning towards forgiveness is something we need to do in two dimensions – first, we need to turn vertically towards God and accept His forgiveness offered to us, and second we need to turn horizontally towards each other and choose forgiveness in our rel

    Turning Towards: Forgiveness Ps 103:1-18, Luke 23:34 Lent Series; March 12, 2006 Intro: Imagine starting your week out with a clear plastic bag and a sack of potatoes. For each person that wrongs you, you must take a potato and write that person’s name, date and what the wrong was onto the more

  • Like A Good Neighbor

    Contributed by Jay Robison on Apr 24, 2007
    based on 11 ratings

    The sermon encourages us to be good neighbors:Being there for those at Risk, Beware of how you build community, and Daring to Care about Personal Relationships.

    I have used Sermon Central as well as the Broadman Bible Commentary along with other resources in preparing this message. LIKE A GOOD NEIGHBOR February 19, 2006 Jay Davis Robison LEVITICUS 19:13-18 Good neighbors a gift guess 1st one I remember was Mr. Kelly Seemed to me to be nicest guy in more

  • God Meant It For Good!

    Contributed by T.j. Conwell on May 6, 2007
    based on 5 ratings

    Examining Joseph’s life and how he gave us an example to forgive, see God’s hand in a situation, and move forward!

    God meant it for good! Genesis 50:17-21 (This sermon is actually based on a devotional I received from several weeks ago.) Turn to Genesis, Chapter 50 Allow me to give you some background information on this passage before we read it. In Genesis, Chapter 37, Joseph had a dream that one more

  • Externally Focused: Showing Compassion Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on May 29, 2007
    based on 15 ratings

    As the church looks outwardly let us be people of compassion for other people.

    External Focus: Showing Compassion Introduction: I learn more and more about the importance of being honest with ourselves, especially concerning our relationship with Christ. I think that sometimes we as the church live an idealistic life. We don’t like to admit faults; we are too stoic and more

  • The Right To Do Good To All

    Contributed by Patrick O'loughlin on Jan 15, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    Because of Christ we are to do good to all. How do we do this and why?

    Text: Galatians 6:1-10 Title: Christmas Gifts – The right to do good to all. Introduction The Apostle Paul closes out the book of Galatians by telling the church to do good to all and I thought it would be appropriate for us to close out the year with the same message. “Brothers, if more