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  • What Are Some Of The Benefits Of Being A Member Of God's Family?

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 81 ratings
     | 15,645 views

    What Are Some of the Benefits of Being a Member of God’s Family? (Rom 8:15-17)

    What Are Some of the Benefits of Being a Member of God’s Family? (Rom. 8:15-17) Illustration;According to a study of more than 500 family counselors, the following are the top traits of successful families: *Communicating and listening *Affirming and supporting family members *Respecting one ...read more

  • How To Appropriate The Advantages Of Being A Christian

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,979 views

    How To Appropriate The Advantages of Being A Christian Rom. 8:1-5

    How To Appropriate The Advantages of Being A Christian - Rom. 8:1-8 Illustration;Salvation depends upon Christ’s work for us, while rewards depend upon our works for Christ. Milburn Cockrell. 1. What are some of the benefits of being a genuine Christian? Few believers realize all the ...read more

  • Mercy Me: Cultivating The Gift Of Compassion

    Contributed by Brian Mavis on Oct 30, 2000
    based on 442 ratings
     | 17,452 views

    We can develop compassion by seeing, touching and serving people the way Jesus did.

    7-18-99 MERCY ME: CULTIVATING THE GIFT OF COMPASSION You know that feeling you get in your stomach when you are going down the first drop of a roller coaster. It’s the same feeling when you hear horrible news. Your stomach feels like it has just been kicked in. The New Testament has a Greek ...read more

  • You Didn't Get A Goat?

    Contributed by Richard Jones on Nov 1, 2000
    based on 179 ratings
     | 1,973 views

    A perspective on the prodigal son and his brother.

    You Didn’t Get a Goat? (Good Song: When God Ran) Luke 15:11-32 A group of well-intentioned people met to discuss ways and means of helping a friend who had been down on his luck recently. Knowing him to be an extremely proud person, who would not accept money, they decided to arrange a bogus ...read more

  • Why Go To Church

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 120 ratings
     | 16,575 views

    We are to encourage one another to stir up one another for love and good deeds.

    Why Go To Church (Heb. 10:24,25) Throughout the western world church attendance continues to decline. Illustration: In 1999, 39% of people regularly profess to attend church (34% of men and 44% of women). In Germany less than 5% regularly attend church and in Britain less than 15% make a ...read more

  • How To Help People Improve Their Listening Skills

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 87 ratings
     | 4,450 views

    Listening is one of the finest ways to show people how much we love them. Love is patient and kind.

    "Let everyone be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to become angry." (James 1:19) Illustration:Two psychiatrists meet at their 20th college reunion. One is vibrant, while the other looks withered and worried. "So what’s your secret?" the older looking psychiatrist asks. "Listening to other ...read more

  • How The Holy Spirit Does A Better Job Than People Do

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 28 ratings
     | 1,530 views

    How to let the Spirit work in and through you both to will and to do of His good pleasure

    1. The Holy Spirit teaches in perfect ways that are relevant, appropriate, and persuasive. Paul wrote, "This is what we speak, not in words taught us by human wisdom but in words taught by the Spirit, expressing spiritual truths in spiritual words." (I Cor. 2:13) Ask the Lord for greater reliance ...read more

  • How Jesus' Concern For Details Did Not Distract Him From His Main Goals

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 45 ratings
     | 3,020 views

    It is not uncommon to find people who get so wrapped up in details that lose sight of more important goals. Similarly, it is common to find people who are only interested in taking on jobs that will earn big rewards while spurning smaller jobs. Jesus’ min

    It is not uncommon to find people who get so wrapped up in details that lose sight of more important goals. Similarly, it is common to find people who are only interested in taking on jobs that will earn big rewards while spurning smaller jobs. Jesus’ ministry balanced the macroscopic with the ...read more

  • How To Deal With Our Own Anger

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 24 ratings
     | 891 views

    Recognize the damage that fleshly anger can bring. "Anger is the chief saboteur of the mind, a significant factor in the formation of many serious diseases. It is the leading cause of misery, depression, inefficiency, sickness, accidents, loss of work, ti

    1. Recognize the damage that fleshly anger can bring. "Anger is the chief saboteur of the mind, a significant factor in the formation of many serious diseases. It is the leading cause of misery, depression, inefficiency, sickness, accidents, loss of work, time wastage, financial loss in ...read more

  • How To Overcome Debilitating Guilt

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 87 ratings
     | 2,452 views

    Pastor Dave felt terrible guilt over not being able to meet all of the needs of his parishioners. When he took time off for golf he felt so guilty that he never really enjoyed himself. Pastor Dave struggles to earn the approval of everyone in the church b

    Pastor Dave felt terrible guilt over not being able to meet all of the needs of his parishioners. When he took time off for golf he felt so guilty that he never really enjoyed himself. Pastor Dave struggles to earn the approval of everyone in the church because he doesn’t want a group of ...read more

  • How Jesus Encouraged Diversity In Ministry Approaches 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 37 ratings
     | 3,217 views

    Jesus knew that God’s creation and purposes works best through a diversity of perspectives, cultures and approaches to ministry. One day the disciples came to Jesus complaining about men who were doing the ministry differently then they were accustomed

    1. Jesus knew that God’s creation and purposes works best through a  diversity of perspectives, cultures and approaches to ministry. One  day the disciples came to Jesus complaining about men who were doing the ministry differently then they were accustomed to. Jesus said, "Do not hinder them, ...read more

  • How To Help Resolve Conflicts In The Church

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 69 ratings
     | 3,712 views

    How to Resolve or Prevent Conflicts

    How to Resolve or Prevent Conflicts (Acts 15:1-35) Conflicts, like the one in Acts 15, often occur because of differences of perspectives. Some people viewed the will of God differently because of their personal, cultural or religious conditioning. Resolving conflicts should always ...read more

  • How Should We Temper Justice With Mercy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 23 ratings
     | 6,442 views

    Have you ever wondered how leaders should temper justice with mercy? Peter provides us with an excellent example in his sermon. The apostle shows us how to integrate grace in his message of justice, truth and righteousness. First, Peter acknowledges that

    Have you ever wondered how leaders should temper justice with mercy? Peter provides us with an excellent example in his sermon. The apostle shows us how to integrate grace in his message of justice, truth and righteousness. First, Peter acknowledges that some people merely acted out of ...read more

  • Why Actions Speak Louder Than Words 

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 186 ratings
     | 20,897 views

    Why Actions Speak Louder Than Words - Acts 10:17-33

    Why Actions Speak Louder than Words - Acts 10:17-33 1. Few people realize how important it is to love not just in word, but in deed and in truth. Illustration: Research experts tell us we communicate only 7% with our words, 35% with our tone of voice and 58% with our actions. Peter knew ...read more

  • Benefits Of Controversy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 50 ratings
     | 1,995 views

    The Spirit taught Paul and Barnabas how controversy may produce many benefits for individuals and the church. When some believing Pharisees said, "It is necessary to circumcise the Gentiles and to direct them to observe the Law of Moses."

    Illustration: Paul wrote, "My grace is sufficient for you. Therefore I rejoice in weakness, in insults, and hardships. So that your faith does not rest on the wisdom of men, but on the power of God." (2 Cor. 12:9,10) Illustration: Lord, deliver me from the lust of vindicating myself. ...read more