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  • Friends

    Contributed by Wesley Bishop on Mar 16, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,266 views

    This is a sermon on friendship, suitable for "Friendship" Sunday.

    Turn with me to 1 Samuel 18. Read 1 Samuel 18:1-5. This is one of the classic passages in the Bible about friendship. The friendship of Jonathan and David reached legendary proportions. The one thing that made their friendship unique is the fact that Jonathan was the heir-apparent to the ...read more

  • A Friend

    Contributed by John Ingham on Oct 5, 2004
    based on 57 ratings
     | 6,997 views

    A sermon used for "Friends Day." Showing the value of Christian friendship

    A Friend Proverbs 18:24 I want to tell you that we are fortunate to have a mayor of the Christian caliber that we have in Mayor Doc Eldridge. He has a heart for people and also the things of God. How many of you read the full page article about our ...read more

  • Making Friends, Keeping Friends, Influencing Friends

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Oct 19, 2005
    based on 129 ratings
     | 34,347 views

    What will it take to make friends, keep friends and influence friends for Christ?

    INTRO. – Everyone needs friends. Even a variety of friends. ILL.- Show a variety of shoes. Each shoe is for a different occasion, etc. (running or tennis shoes, casual, dress shoes, fishing shoes, etc.) Likewise, in some ways, we have friends for different areas of our lives. We have ...read more

  • Best Friends Series

    Contributed by Jim Kane on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 49 ratings
     | 6,842 views

    Fully following followers of God express God’s love like Jonathan did with David.

    I begin this morning with a question, “Who would you call your best friend?” For some of us, it is our spouse. For others of us, a sibling is our best friend. For others, a childhood friend whom we still communicate with today holds the title of being our “best friend.” Best friends are very ...read more

  • A Friend Like That

    Contributed by Eric Snyder on Jan 28, 2003
    based on 323 ratings
     | 18,885 views

    A reworked sermon I stole from Rick Stacy. I use more humor though.

    A friend like that, John 2:1-11, Series: the Jesus stories Eric A. Snyder, Minister, Farwell Church of Christ January 26, 2002 I recently did a wedding. During the wedding rehearsal, the groom pulled me aside and made me an offer He said "Look, I’ll give you $100 if you’ll change the ...read more

  • Need A Friend?

    Contributed by Joe Harding on Oct 16, 2002
    based on 209 ratings
     | 28,660 views

    JESUS IS OUR FRIEND!

    NEED A FRIEND? JOHN 15: 1-17 OCTOBER 13 INTRODUCTION: I am told about this newspaper in England giving a reward for the best definition of what is a friend? Thousands answered, the winner? "A FRIEND IS ONE THAT COMES WHEN EVERYONE ELSE GOES.” JACKIE ROBINSON was the first African American ...read more

  • Choosing Friends

    Contributed by Dr. Ronald Shultz on Feb 26, 2001
    based on 117 ratings
     | 18,708 views

    An exhortation to choose friends wisely.

    Choosing Friends It could be said that we live in an age of strangers. Very few folks meet at the fence anymore for a friendly chat and most folks do not even know the names of their neighbors. With varying work schedules and so many things we need to do and want to do, there is very little ...read more

  • God's Friend Series

    Contributed by Victor Yap on Jul 27, 2003
    based on 24 ratings
     | 1,927 views

    The Life of Abraham, Part 8 of 10

    GOD’S FRIEND (GEN 22) At 3:00 a.m. one cold morning a missionary candidate walked into an office for a scheduled interview with the examiner of a mission board. He waited until 8 a.m. when the examiner arrived. The examiner said, “Let us begin. First, please spell baker.” “B-a-k-e-r,” the young ...read more

  • God's Friend

    Contributed by Darryl Mcauley on Mar 27, 2003
    based on 65 ratings
     | 3,263 views

    This is a monlogue in the 1st person on the life and character of Abraham

    Mes #: 300303 File #: The Life Of Abraham Text: Genesis 12-25 Title: God’s Friend The Life of Abraham March 30, 2003 Some have called me a friend of God. God has been so important to me, and I enjoy fellowship with Him and I like to be considered God’s friend. It has been such a ...read more

  • Serving As Friends

    Contributed by John Tung on Jan 24, 2007
    based on 23 ratings
     | 8,024 views

    Jesus no longer calls us servants, but friends. There are 4 advantages that friends have over servants. There are 3 applications to our relationship to Jesus and to our service with others.

    SERVING AS FRIENDS John 15:13-17 John Tung, 1-21-07 I. Introduction Already this year we have seen our new deacons become ordained and installed. They have agreed to serve as deacons. And besides the deacons, there are many others in the church who have also given themselves to serve ...read more

  • "The Four Faithful Friends"

    Contributed by Ray Scott on Sep 18, 2003
    based on 68 ratings
     | 21,358 views

    This story teaches us that we can make a difference in people’s lives ... and to overcome obstacles that keep us away from the power of God.

    “The Four Faithful Friends” Luke 5:17-26 INTRODUCTION: We continue in our series on ‘Great Events In The Life Of Jesus’. TODAY, we want to look at a man whom Jesus healed. Luke 5:17-20 – all turn – READ 5:17 – Jesus was in a house, teaching a large group of people. The place was ...read more

  • "The Truest Friend Of All" Series

    Contributed by Dave Mcfadden on Oct 20, 2004
    based on 54 ratings
     | 4,881 views

    Jesus is the truest friend of all.

    "A man of many companions may come to ruin, but there is a friend who sticks closer than a brother." - Proverbs 18:24 (NIV) There is an old story told about a little girl who had been passed from one orphanage to another. She was very shy and felt rather unattractive. The other children would ...read more

  • Wounds From A Friend

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Mar 27, 2006
    based on 140 ratings
     | 23,427 views

    Are you a trusted friend?

    Friends and enemies. Are you a friend or enemy? How can we tell which from which? Some things are rather obvious. Some are not so obvious. ILL.- Pepper Rogers, coach of UCLA’s football team suffered through a poor season back in the 1970’s. He came under intense criticism and pressure from ...read more

  • If I Only Had A Friend

    Contributed by Robbie Bankens on Apr 27, 2006
    based on 8 ratings
     | 2,168 views

    We as the church, the Body of Christ, have been commissioned to reach a lost, hurting and broken world and there has never been a greater opportunity to reach out to them than now; they’re needing the healing balm of the gospel!

    I. Scripture Text Luke10:25-37 (Amplified) 25:And then a certain lawyer arose to test Him saying, “Teacher, what am I to do to inherit everlasting life? 26: Jesus said to him, “What is written in the law? How do you read it?” 27: And he replied, “You must love the Lord your God with all your ...read more

  • Everybody Needs A Friend

    Contributed by Jerry Flury on Jul 3, 2006
    based on 19 ratings
     | 6,802 views

    The wrong kind of friend will lead you into sin. You need the right kind of friend who will be comitted to you, be honest with you and build you up. Everybody needs that kind of friend.

    Disclaimer: Source material for this sermon has been gleaned from many different sources. I have attempted to acknowledge these sources whenever possible. I am especially indebted to Rick Hine, Pastor of Bedford Baptist for the conceptualization of this message. Please feel free to use this message ...read more