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  • Keys To Reconciliation

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Sep 12, 2003
    based on 40 ratings
     | 3,516 views

    Keys to reconciling with God and people

    Joseph Brings Reconciliation to His Family – Gen. 43-50 Preparation for the Teacher Introduction 1. Aim: To lead the people to understand how to bring reconciliation in among their family, friends and neighbors. 2. Explanation of the Aim: Joseph teaches us how to get over any feelings of ...read more

  • I Don't Know? Why Me?

    Contributed by Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Oct 27, 2003
    based on 48 ratings
     | 15,385 views

    We may not have all the answers for a quick fix? People often want to fix all people’s problems with quick answers of little solution, we look at suffering by pondering Job.

    I DON’T KNOW? WHY ME? By Wade Martin Hughes, Sr. Kyfingers@aol.com This is a two part lesson on suffering and how easy it is to misunderstand suffering and cause even more suffering. Life has many Big Questions -- with Little Answers -- Have you ever notice, few real questions, ever get ...read more

  • Overcoming Tendencies To Judge

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Jun 20, 2003
    based on 61 ratings
     | 2,516 views

    Realize that in the way you judge or criticize others, God will hold you to the same standard. Jesus said, "Do not judge or you too will be judged. For in the same way as you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will be measu

    Overcoming Tendencies to Judge What are the problems with trying to play the role of a judge over others? Illustration:Angry cynical people die young. Men who score high for hostility on standard tests are four times more likely to die prematurely than men whose scores are low. Bottom ...read more

  • "Put Away Bitterness"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Jun 25, 2003
    based on 124 ratings
     | 12,886 views

    Bitterness can be destructive. This message deals with WHY we become bitter, and HOW to get rid of bitterness in our life.

    “Put Away Bitterness” Ephesians 4:31-5:2 (My thanks to Jim Wilson for his article “How To Be Free From Bitterness”, which provided valuable information for this sermon.) INTRODUCTION: Ephesians 4:31-5:2 The message this morning is on BITTERNESS, which our text says is “to be put away ...read more

  • Contrasting Law Versus Grace

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on May 14, 2003
    based on 33 ratings
     | 1,774 views

    An evaluative look at whether we are living more by grace than by law.

    A person living according to lawful orientations looks for guidelines to order everyones’ actions * A person living by the law is quick to judge others’ by his own rigid standards * A person living by the law often lacks love * A person living by the law is proud of his own accomplishments and ...read more

  • Memorial Day: Remembrance

    Contributed by Joe Harding on May 26, 2003
    based on 185 ratings
     | 22,184 views

    Remembering the past enables us to live in the present and have life for the future.

    MEMORIAL DAY: REMEMBRANCE REVELATION 22:12-21 MAY 25, 2003 INTRODUCTION: Where the Stars and Stripes and the Eagle Fly by Aaron Tippen Well if you ask me where I come from Here’s what I tell everyone I was born by God’s dear grace In an extra-ordinary place Where the stars and stripes and ...read more

  • Forgiveness:you Don't Give-You Don't Get

    Contributed by Pastor Dempsey Daniels on Jan 5, 2004
    based on 16 ratings
     | 2,434 views

    FORGIVENESS:YOU DON’T GIVE-YOU DON’T GET

    FORGIVENESS:YOU DON’T GIVE-YOU DON’T GET MARK 11:24-26 4/16/00 INTRODUCTION: Let me begin by turning our attention to the consequences of refusing to let go of offenses: First of all Jesus meant what he said :IF YOU DO NOT FORGIVE NEITHER WILL YOUR FATHER IN HEAVEN FORGIVE YOUR ...read more

  • A Closer Look At Encouragment Series

    Contributed by Jason Cole on Feb 20, 2004
    based on 96 ratings
     | 8,760 views

    It is so easy to get discouraged, but the words that we say have such an impact on people. The church today needs encouragment, but how can we give and receive encouragment

    “A Closer Look: Encouragement” Introduction: William Arthur Ward said, “Flatter me, and I may not believe you. Criticize me, and I may not like you. Ignore me, and I may not forgive you. Encourage me, and I will not forget you.” Our words are one of the most powerful weapons that we have. ...read more

  • James - Apostle Of Passion

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Jul 28, 2003
    based on 45 ratings
     | 6,520 views

    In serving the Lord you can either look at what you are doing as a ministry or a job. When ministry becomes a job you lose the passion God wants you to possess.

    James – Apostle of Passion Luke 9:51-56 In serving the Lord you can either look at what you are doing as a ministry or a job. When ministry becomes a job you lose the passion that God wants you to possess. My first ministry assignment as full-time pastor was in Kansas City, Kansas. I was ...read more

  • When God Doesn't Make Sense

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Nov 17, 2003
    based on 34 ratings
     | 11,426 views

    ONLY THROUGH FAITH DOES GOD MAKE SENSE!

    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 ...read more

  • Pursue A Heart Of Compassion And Love

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Jun 12, 2006
    based on 15 ratings
     | 4,674 views

    We are called to walk in the steps of Jesus. Sometimes those steps are not easy, but we know that with each step Jesus is by our side and at times reaches down lifts us up and carries us.

    “Pursue A Heart of Compassion and Love” Matthew 9:9-13 John 5:1-9 The call of Jesus to follow Him is not a call to follow him without challenge and adventure. Jesus did not say, “Follow me and I will give you a pain free life.” We are called to walk in the steps of Jesus. Sometimes ...read more

  • Shepherds With Compassion

    Contributed by Vernon L Caruthers on Mar 23, 2006
    based on 17 ratings
     | 1,106 views

    This is a message describing the care that both pastors and care group leaders within a local church are to give to those under their spiritual care.

    THE COMPASSION OF A SHEPHERD Scripture Reference: Matthew 9:36 "But when he saw the multitudes, he was moved with compassion, because they fainted, and were scattered abroad, as sheep having no shepherd." ------------------------------------------------------ Let us take note of ...read more

  • Extravagant Love Series

    Contributed by Guy Caley on May 8, 2006
    based on 83 ratings
     | 5,781 views

    5th in the Series "Near to His Heart: The Gospel of John." Looks at Mary’s Extravagant gift to Jesus and asks if we give extravagantly to Him.

    There is a wonderful story by the name of Babette’s Feast, by Isak Dineson. The setting is a small village on the coast of Denmark many years ago. Two spinster sisters provide leadership for a small church, which was founded by their now dead pastor-father many years before. The group has dwindled ...read more

  • How To Rub People The Right Way

    Contributed by Ray Ellis on Feb 21, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 2,069 views

    There are some people everyone enjoys being around. They are people who give encouragement. This message uses Barnabas an example of how to be an encourager.

    “How To Rub People the Right Way” -Develop Winning Attitudes Acts 4:36-37 There are some people everyone enjoys being around. They are people who give encouragement. To learn how to become an encourager we can look at the life of an early church leader that from the beginning of his ...read more

  • Debt Resolution

    Contributed by John Baggett on Dec 27, 2005
    based on 32 ratings
     | 5,196 views

    DEBT RESOULTION What if your greatest debt could be written off? It already has been through Jesus Christ. Here we find a sinful woman who 1-Understood her INDEBTEDNESS 2- Recognized Christ’s WORTHINESS 3- Was Overwhelmed by Christ’s FORGIVENESS

    DEBT RESOLUTION Luke 7:36-7:48 I invite you to find LK 7 in your Bibles. Christmas as a day on the calendar has come and went but let’s keep celebrating Jesus all year long and all life long. Although we know Christmas is about far more than the gifts…It is about “THE GIFT”…Jesus. Yet I ...read more