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  • "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

  • Free To Forgive

    Contributed by Harold Oswald on Nov 3, 2008
    based on 1 rating

    What kind of behavior does God’s forgiveness demand of us?

    Free to Forgive I Introduction This is a parable of forgiveness If this were an allegory, each act of the King would be a statement about God But our God does not condone selling into slavery or physical torture Parables have a single message The message of this parable tells us more

  • Finding Forgiveness

    Contributed by T. Michael Crews on Aug 21, 2008
    based on 4 ratings

    An Exposition of Luke 7:36-50

    A legend that says long ago, there lived a chieftain, known not only as a strong warrior but also a wise leader who gave his people laws which guided every aspect of life. He enforced these laws strictly, and had a reputation for uncompromising justice. One day it came to the leader’s attention 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

  • 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

  • From Servants To Friends

    Contributed by Ken Pell on Sep 25, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    A Sermon on Compassionate Minsitry

    From Servants to Friends Luke 10:27-37 A Sermon on compassionate ministry 27He answered: " ’Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ’Love your neighbor as yourself.’" 28"You have answered correctly," Jesus more

  • The Widow & The Judge

    Contributed by Joseph Neil Adams on Jan 18, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    Its obvious what this is all about – yes, no. Another challenging way of reading this passage.

    The widow & the judge Its obvious what this is all about – yes? Actually just in case we didn’t get it, Luke tells us Jesus gave His own interpretation. So, its a story about persistence in prayer and God’s compassion and responsiveness. Isn’t it? Well let’s just think a little about it. more

  • Who Walks The Halls Of Our Church

    Contributed by Guy Glass on Mar 5, 2008
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    Many thanks to Pastor Jonathan Russell of Raymond Rd Baptist Church in Mississippi for his excellent outline regarding Ahithophel. This message looks at the biblical concept of repentance and forgiveness and the consequences of not following that pattern

    Who Walks The Halls Of Our Church? 2 Corinthians 2:10-11 (NIV) 10 If you forgive anyone, I also forgive him. And what I have forgiven--if there was anything to forgive--I have forgiven in the sight of Christ for your sake, 11 in order that Satan might not outwit us. For we are not unaware of more

  • Concern For The Persecuted

    Contributed by Neil Richardson on Mar 12, 2008
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    Concern for the persecuted, confirmation of faith and love, committal to the Father and the Son

    A. Intro & Conclusion Shawshank Redemption- the beers • Are we desiring to live an increasingly Christ-like life? • Are we devoting our whole lives to the love of others, and the building-up of younger Christians? • Are we being picked on for being like Jesus, and how are we coping with more

  • "I Don't Want To Feed 'em; You Feed 'em"

    Contributed by Kenneth Sauer on Oct 4, 2007
    based on 1 rating

    A sermon for World Communion Sunday.

    Mark 6:30-44 “I Don’t Want to Feed ‘em; You Feed ‘em” By: Rev. Ken Sauer, Pastor, Grace United Methodist Church, Soddy Daisy, TN According to the Chattanooga Times Free Press, “Anthony Wayne sat in front of his makeshift tent Monday, his few belongings packed in two suitcases and three or more

  • And Now For The Rest Of The Story...

    Contributed by Stephen Becker on Oct 13, 2007
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    A sermon investigating the Good Samaritan and Good Works, in light of the Grace of Jesus Christ. We do God’s good works not to be saved because Jesus has done everything for our salvation; rather we do good works because we are saved.

    And Now…the Rest of the Story Luke 10:25-37 The Parable of the Good Samaritan Stephen Becker, M.Div. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Seventh Sunday After Pentecost, July 15, 2007 How many people here have heard of the story of the Good Samaritan before? It’s a parable that is taught often more

  • The Hardest Person In The World To Forgive….myself. Series

    Contributed by Thomas Bowen on Apr 27, 2008
    based on 3 ratings

    God has forgivn us now it is time to forgive ourselves.

    The hardest person in the world to forgive….myself. Matt 26:69-75 Last week we started a series of sermons that I call “About the F word.” We started with the subject of “Ultimate forgiveness.” I suggested that “Ultimate Forgiveness” is that the forgiveness that every person feels a need more

  • God's Forgives. God Requires Forgiveness. Series

    Contributed by Eddie Snipes on Mar 22, 2001
    based on 44 ratings

    This study looks at the incredible depth of God’s forgiveness and also His requirement for us to forgive.

    God’s Forgives. God Requires Forgiveness. One of the greatest challenges to human nature is the issue of forgiveness. Those who can’t forgive themselves are filled with guilt and despair, and those who won’t forgive others are filled with anger and bitterness. The most miserable people are the more

  • When God Doesn't Make Sense

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Nov 17, 2003
    based on 34 ratings


    WHEN GOD DOESN’T MAKE SENSE JEREMIAH 32:1-3, 6-15 NOVEMBER 16, 2003 INTRODUCTION: Don’t let your troubles get you down. Genghis Khan, the 13th century Mongol conqueror, asked his philosophers to come up with a truth that would always be unchangeable. Thinking on it for a while, they came to more